Joseph Barr leads Kentucky, sits in top 20 after opening two rounds
- 2011-12 Academic All-SEC
Summer of 2012: Finished third in the Lexington men's City, including a third round score of 65 ... Recorded a second place finish at the U.S. Amatuer, with solid rounds of 70 to begin the tournament and 72 to conclude the event.
2011-12: Played in three tournaments ... Shot a season-low 4-over-par 75 three times ... Had a season-low 54-hole score of 229 at the Bearcat Invitational, where he played as an individual.
Summer of 2011: Made the cut at the Western Junior ... Qualified for the Kentucky State Amateur ... Shot 71, 74 at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier finishing in ninth place out of 67 players ... Played in the KGA vs. KPGA Match Play event, winning both matches 5 and 4. High School: Won the 2009 Pepsi Tournament of Champions ... Won the 2009 Region X Championship ... Won the 2010 Old Bridge Invitational ... Won the 2010 Madison Southern Invitational ... Holds the course record at the Big Hickory Golf Course, carding a 62 ... Holds the record for lowest nine-hole match score in Clay County golf history, firing a 30 twice ... Has a KHSAA state record six state tournament appearances ... Also has the KHSAA state record, along with his brother, being the first brother duo to make All-State in the same year ... Finished in second place at the Nemacolin Woodlands AJGA, PJGT Tour Championship and Kentucky Junior Amateur ... Finished in fourth place at the Natural Resource Partners AJGA ... Finished in ninth place at the KHSAA State Tournament ... Finished in 12th place at the AJGA Vanderbilt Legends Course ... Played basketball during his freshman and sophomore year and baseball all four years ... Was an All-District basketball player in 2009 ... Named to the All-District and All-Regional teams in baseball in 2010 and 2011 ... Has eight state tournament appearances (six in golf, two in baseball) ... Received numerous academic honors, graduating fourth out of 212 students in his senior class, was named an HP Scholastic All-American, Principal's List and honor roll ... Participant and speaker for the National Youth Summit in Washington, DC in 2011 and the Kentucky Youth Assembly in Frankfort, Ky., in 2010. Personal: Son of Todd and Jennifer McDaniel ... Has one brother, Chip ... His father, Todd, played basketball at Berea College.