"It feels good to know that I can continue my golfing career," said Roller. "My dad was a professional golfer, and he inspired me to want to play golf."
Roller is a three-time first team All-District selection and state qualifier.
"Phillip has been the Eagles' number one golfer since his freshman year," said Grant Young, who was Roller's coach for three seasons. "His hard work in the summer and leadership for his team during the season has established Purdy as a top Class 1 golf team."
During his three-year tenure on the Eagles' golf team, Roller has earned five individual tournament titles and nine top five tournaments finishes.
"With golf, it is all about the individual," said Roller. "You have to make corrections and shots yourself. I love the challenge."
MSSU was the only school on Roller's radar. He stated that he liked the coaching staff and the school's proximity to home.
Roller also excels in the classroom. He has a 3.88 GPA and is in the top five of his class. He plans to major in business management.
"For those who want to pursue golf, you need to practice," said Roller. "You have to dedicate yourself to the sport. Golf demands time, patience and focus. No two days are the same."
Roller is the son of Kevin and Carol Roller, of Purdy.