Carr Vernon of Poplar Bluff, Mo., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Akron.
Carr made unofficial visits to Kentucky and Akron, but received interest from Kentucky, Western Kentucky, Missouri Sate, Arkansas State, Minnesota, Cal State-Monterey Bay, Purdue, Kansas and Akron.
Carr, who attends Poplar Bluff High School, participated in the 2010 U.S. Amateur and the 2011 U.S. Junior. He was the 2010-11 PJGT player of the year and the 2010 Missouri Golf Association Junior player of the year. Carr won district and sectional tournaments during his junior year and placed second in the Missouri State High School Championship.