The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at Luke Coates, a member of the men's golf team.
Name: Luke Coates
Sport: Men’s Golf
Hometown: Florence, SC
Major: Political Science
Why did you choose Coker? The fact that I could play golf everyday and continue to improve while playing on a competitive team.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? The team winning the conference title last season.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Going to Kansas City with the Enactus team last May.
Favorite class: Any history class.
Favorite professor: Dr. Lay
Plans after graduation: I’d love to see how far I could take golf professionally, but if not, I plan on going to law school.
Favorite movie: The Dark Knight
Favorite type of music: I don’t have a favorite; I literally listen to almost anything.
Favorite food: Anything my grandma cooks.
Favorite professional sports team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Favorite TV show: The Office
Most prized possession: My golf clubs.
What is something people may not know about you? One day I hope to run for President of the United States.