Golf


Women’s Golf: Three Hoos invited to Augusta National Women’s Amateur

Current Virginia women’s golfers Amanda Sambach and Jennifer Cleary will be joined by former Cavalier Beth Lillie at the 2023 Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship.


Cleary, Sambach both ranked in initial Palmer Cup standings

The Virginia women’s golf team has two players included on the initial Palmer Cup standings released this week. Junior Jennifer Cleary is ranked No. 16 while sophomore Amanda Sambach rounds out the ranking in the No. 25 position.


James appears in first Palmer Cup rankings; participating in Walker Cup Practice Session

Fresh off his first semester at Virginia, first-year Ben James is included in the initial Palmer Cup standings released this week. James figures No. 18 on the list for the United States’ squad.


Virginia signs Rolex All-Americans Bartholomew and LaHa for next fall

Virginia women’s golf coach Ria Scott announced Wednesday a two-player signing class of Rolex All-Americans to join the Cavalier program in the fall of 2023. The latest additions to the Virginia program are Kiera Bartholomew and Jaclyn LaHa.


UVA signs Duangmanee, O’Hara to recruiting class of 2023

Virginia men’s golf coach Bowen Sargent announced Wednesday the signing of a two-man recruiting class that includes Josh Duangmanee and Sam O’Hara.


James named ACC Men’s Golfer of the Month

Following a red-hot start to his collegiate career, Virginia freshman Ben James has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference’s men’s golfer of the month for September.


Sambach selected as ACC Women’s Golfer of the Month

Virginia sophomore Amanda Sambach has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference’s women’s golfer of the month for September.


Hoos roll to record-setting win at Hamptons Intercollegiate

The No. 11 Virginia men’s golf team picked up its second win of the fall Tuesday, rolling to the championship at the Hamptons Intercollegiate at Maidstone Club in East Hampton, N.Y.


No. 5 Virginia ties for seventh at Windy City Collegiate Classic

The No. 5 Virginia women’s golf team tied for seventh place Tuesday at the Windy City Collegiate Classic in Highland Park, Ill.


Olympic Sports Update: UVA Volleyball set to host No. 10 Pitt

The Virginia volleyball team will face its second ranked opponent of the season when it welcomes No. 10 Pittsburgh on Wednesday to round out its eight-match homestand.


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.