Junior, High School & Amateur Golf
Taylor came to GW after a year at Queens College in Ontario. Taylor was one of the top New England Prep School Players at Governor Dummer Academy and amassed a very impressive 7-1-1 match play record in the number one spot his senior year. Taylor has ranked as high as sixth on the Quebec Provincial Amateur rankings. He advanced to match play in the 2001 Quebec Amateur where he lost to former Canadian Amateur Champion Graham Cooke. He finished in the Top 15 both the 1999 and 2000 Quebec Junior Amateurs, shooting an opening round 68 in 2000 on his way to a 225 total. He shot 224 in 1999. Taylor qualified for the 2000 Royal Canadian Junior Amateur and shot rounds of 75-75-78 before withdrawing with an injury. He also qualified for the 2002 and 2003 Royal Canadian Amateur. In 2002 he won the Quebec Four-Ball Championship.
He posted a 73 in the final round of his first collegiate event, the Old Dominion-SeaScape Invitational in October 2001. In the spring of that year, Taylor played in every event for the Colonials. He posted rounds of 74-70-74 at the 2002 Atlantic 10 Championship to finish 14th. Last fall, Taylor shot 75-76 at the season opening US Naval Academy Invitational and his 152 (71-81) total was good enough for 13th place at the Rehoboth Beach Fall Invitational. This fall he shot 76-82 at the Rehoboth Beach Fall Invitational. Charles has played in nine rounds so far in his final semester at GW. He shot season lows of 73s at both the William & Mary Invitational and the George Washington Invitational. Charles placed 21st at the Rehoboth Beach Spring Invitational, shooting 78 in high winds, heavy rain and cold temperatures on April 12. Charles is a big fan of the Montreal Canadians and an avid hockey player who plays on GW's club hockey team.