Golf


Olympic Sports Update: No. 2 Virginia holds off Louisville, 2-0

A pair of free kicks gave the Cavaliers the openings they needed on Sunday, as No. 2 Virginia scored twice in the final 16 minutes of play to take a 2-0 victory over Louisville at Klöckner Stadium.


Virginia new No. 1 in latest Golfweek poll, becoming 13th Cavalier program to be ranked on top

For the first time in its history, the Virginia men’s golf program is ranked as the top team in the nation. In its updated rankings published Monday, Golfweek has the Cavaliers atop its college golf standings.


Sambach claims medalist honors as Hoos finish third at ANNIKA Intercollegiate

It was not her best round of the event, but after building a six-shot lead following the opening 36 holes of the ANNIKA Intercollegiate, UVA sophomore Amanda Sambach took home medalist honors after Wednesday’s final round of play.


Virginia Women’s student-athletes to host Positive Body Image summit

Virginia student-athletes Sam Brunelle, Amanda Sambach and Alexis Theoret and former UVA women’s soccer player Cam Lexow will host a Positive Body Image summit on Sunday, Sept. 25 in partnership with the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center.


Cavaliers set school records, claim victory at Streamsong Invitational

Record-setting performances by freshman Ben James and the Cavalier men’s golf team made for an eventful opening tournament of the season on Tuesday.


Sambach, Hoos hold six-stroke lead heading into Wednesday’s final round

Sophomore Amanda Sambach and the Virginia women’s golf team continue to lead the field after Tuesday’s second round of play at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate in Lake Elmo, Minn.


Olympic Sports Roundup: Sambach fires 7-under 65 to tie UVA scoring mark

UVA sophomore Amanda Sambach put on quite a performance during the opening round of the ANNIKA Intercollegiate tournament, shooting 7-under 65 to tie the Cavalier single-round scoring record and finish as the first-round leader.


Olympic Sports Roundup: Cavaliers sweep Dukes, Cross Country season kicks off Saturday

The No. 5 Virginia women’s soccer team posted its fourth consecutive shutout on Thursday as the Cavaliers used a pair of second-half goals to defeat James Madison by a score of 2-0 at Klöckner Stadium.


Win the golf dream trip of a lifetime with local First Tee raffle: Pebble Beach or Pinehurst

If you love golf, here’s your chance to win the golf trip of your dreams and help out area youth for only 100 bucks.


Dustin Groves named UVA men’s golf assistant coach

Virginia men’s golf coach Bowen Sargent announced Monday the hiring of Dustin Groves as assistant coach for the Cavaliers’ program.


Virginia’s James moves on to Round of 32 at US Amateur

Virginia freshman golfer Ben James won his opening match to advance to the round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur Championships in Paramus, N.J.


Former Wahoo Walsh finds his game north of the border

Thomas Walsh, a two-time ACC individual champion for Virginia’s golf team, may have experienced a breakthrough north of the border the past couple of weeks.


Despite late hiccup, Larue runs away with Jefferson Cup title at Boars Head

For the second year in a row, there was no drama in deciding the Jefferson Cup championship.


Longwood soph owns 4-shot lead over Birdwood member heading into Jefferson Cup finals Sunday

The Jefferson Cup Championship at Birdwood has turned into a two-man race heading into Sunday morning’s final round.


Longwood golfer Larue finishes strong to hold Jefferson Cup first-round lead

An hour-long storm delay didn’t frazzle Justin Larue during the opening round of the Jefferson Cup golf championship at the Boar’s Head Birdwood Golf Course on Friday.


Jefferson Cup begins today at Birdwood with title up for grabs

The Jefferson Cup golf championship at Boar’s Head Resort’s Birdwood course returns this weekend, but without the familiar names of the past.


Two former Wahoos finish in top 5 in PGA Tour-Canada Ontario Open

Two former Virginia star golfers finished in the top five of the PGA Tour-Canada’s Ontario Open on Sunday.


Virginia golf teams release 2022-23 schedules

Virginia women’s golf coach Ria Scott and men’s golf coach Bowen Sargent announced the 2022-23 schedules for their respective programs on Monday.


Former Wahoo Walker claims victory on PGA Tour Canada

It had been 1,407 days since former UVA golfer Danny Walker tasted victory on PGA Tour Canada, but he put together four consecutive sub-70 rounds and won with a birdie on the first playoff hole Sunday to claim the Osprey Valley Open in Ontario.


UVA alum Denny McCarthy is making noise on the PGA Tour

Denny McCarthy, a 2015 UVA alum, has recorded top 10s in three of his past four PGA Tour stops, including at The Memorial and the U.S. Open. McCarthy now has his eyes on qualifying for the Tour Championship in August.