Golf

Berry, Lawrence Jr. lead the field into match play at VSGA Amateur

Lawrence, who won the Delta Dental State Open of Virginia last month, shared medalist honors at the 107th playing of the event with Brandon Berry, as both shot two-day aggregate totals of 9-under-par 133 at River Bend Club.


Davis Love’s new Birdwood design is for everyone, even LPGA players

Golfers of all ages and skill sets are likely to fall in love with the “new” Birdwood Golf Course at Boar’s Head Resort. Designer Davis Love III kept that in mind when he brought Charlottesville 18 holes for everyone.


Love hits a home run with his “new” Birdwood design

When Davis Love III and his team designed the “new” Birdwood Golf Course, he remembered many lessons learned from the great architects on how to get the best out of the land he was working with.


Davis Love III gives us the scoop on the new Birdwood

I was fortunate to serve as moderator of a Zoom session with World Golf Hall of Famer Davis Love III, Birdwood’s PGA Director of Golf Martin Winters, and UVA golf coaches Bowen Sargent and Ria Scott in a discussion of the “new” Birdwood Golf Course at Boar’s Head Resort.


VSGA announces events will resume on June 29

After a three-month hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Virginia State Golf Association will lift its suspension of championship events beginning June 29.


Birdwood Golf Course: “It’s an incredible transformation”

When Martin Winters looks out over Birdwood Golf Course and navigates his golf cart over the expansive 18-hole layout, he’s always overwhelmed by the “wow” factor.


New par-3 course will give Birdwood golfers loads of new options

Martin Winters looks out over the new Birdwood Golf Course and imagines all the possibilities. One of those things the long-time Birdwood director of golf dreams about is the par-3 course.


State’s largest putting green gives Birdwood all sorts of options

Modeled after some of the mega golf resorts such as Pinehurst and Bandon Dunes, the Davis Love III Design team has added a giant putting green at Birdwood Golf Course.


Birdwood Golf Course makes impressive improvements to driving range

While workers and Mother Nature do their jobs for the completion of the completely renovated Birdwood Golf Course, the club’s revised driving range is open for business.


Keswick Hall receives prestigious Editor’s Choice Award from Golf Digest

Keswick Hall, the acclaimed 600-acre luxury resort in Albemarle County, has received the prestigious Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Award for “Best Golf Resorts in the Americas” for the fifth consecutive year.


Davis Love III, re-designer of Birdwood, safe as his home burns down in Georgia

World Hall of Fame golfer Davis Love III’s house at St. Simons Island, Ga., burned down last week in an early-morning fire that could not be controlled.


It’s OK to play golf as long as you follow healthy guidelines

Do you have a case of cabin fever? Gyms closed and need some exercise? Play golf. According to some doctors, getting outside and playing golf — as long as you follow guidelines — is fairly safe.


Bossi leads ‘Hoos on opening day of Rucker Intercollegiate

The Virginia women’s golf team shot 24-over 308 in windy conditions during the opening day of play at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head Island, S.C.


Strong final round gives ‘Hoos 10th-place finish at Burns Intercollegiate

The Virginia men’s golf team posted its best single-round score of the season, shooting 9-under 279 Saturday to move up to a 10th-place finish at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Lihu’e, Hawaii.


‘Hoos in 11th place after 36 holes at Burns Intercollegiate

The Virginia men’s golf team shot 3-over 291 during the second round of the John Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawaii, to enter Saturday’s final round in 11th place.


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