|High School:||Raton HS|
|College:||Trinidad State JC, Trinidad, Colo.|
Junior College: Earned two time NJCAA District 9 Divison I champion while attending Trinidad State Junior College in Trinidad, Colo...Finished in the top 5 in all tournaments played, winning seven.
High School: Helped lead the Tigers of Raton High School in Raton, N.M., to three AAA Division Championships... Was selected twice All-State...Was coached by Bernie Trujillo.
Personal: Is the son of Shirley and Andrew Tapia...Has two brothers; Andrew and Eli...Andrew "Bubba" played golf for the University of Southern Colorado, now CSU-Pueblo.