Golf


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.


McCarthy puts together another top-10 finish at John Deere

Denny McCarthy finished the final round of the John Deere Classic on Sunday tied for sixth at 16-under par, continuing his hot streak.


Former Wahoo McCarthy tied for 2nd heading into Sunday’s final round of John Deere Classic

Former UVA All-American Denny McCarthy is playing some of the best golf in his life, while hoping he can go low in Sunday’s final round of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Ill.


UVA finishes 11th in final LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup standings for second year in a row

NCAA championships in women’s swimming and diving and men’s tennis propelled Virginia to its second consecutive 11th-place finish in the final 2021-22 LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup competition.


UVA’s James improves in Travelers 2nd round, but misses cut with McCarthy, Kohles

Ben James received a sponsor exemption to the Travelers, and although he didn’t make the cut, the future Wahoo put forth a strong effort considering he was the lone amateur in the professional event, which featured some of the world’s best players.


Future UVA golfer James getting a taste of PGA Tour at this weekend’s Travelers Championship

Ben James, a 19-year-old future Cavalier, is playing in the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands course in Cromwell, Conn.


Fun for all at First Tee-Virginia Blue Ridge putting challenge at Birdwood

An estimated 150 kids and parents turned out at Birdwood Golf Course at Boar’s Head Resort on Thursday to compete in the First Tee-Virginia Blue Ridge’s putting challenge.


Virginia’s Skoler repeats as Massachusetts Women’s Stroke Play champion

Virginia women’s golfer Rebecca Skoler repeated as the medalist at the 72nd Massachusetts Women’s Stroke Play Championship for the Baker Trophy.


First Tee-Blue Ridge holding putting challenge; offers raffle for Pebble Beach/Pinehurst

First Tee-Blue Ridge will host a putting challenge at Birdwood Golf Course at Boar’s Head Resort on Thursday night, and families or groups of friends are invited to come out and join the fun.


Friends of UVA Children hosting golf tournament, raffle for a great cause

Friends of UVA Children’s Family Centered Care Program is holding a fund-raising golf tournament and raffle with all proceeds going toward supporting the basic needs of families during their child’s stay in the hospital.


Incoming first-year James receives sponsor exemption for PGA’s Travelers Championship

Incoming Virginia men’s golfer Ben James has accepted a sponsor exemption for the 2022 Travelers Championship later this month. He is one of four top amateur players who will compete in the event.