UVA golfers McCarthy and Bard near top of leaderboard at U.S. Amateur

uva-logo-new2Virginia senior men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) is tied for fifth and sophomore Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) is in 15th place after the opening round of play at the 114th U.S. Amateur Championships taking place in Johns Creek, Ga. Playing on the par-72 Atlanta Athletic Club Riverside Course, McCarthy shot 3-under 69. Bard, playing the par-71 Highlands Course, shot 2-under 69.

Incoming UVA freshman Austen Truslow (New Smyrna Beach, Fla.) shot 3-over 74 on the Highlands Course and is tied for 137th place.

Jimmy Beck of Columbus, Ga., and Sam Horsfield of England, shared the opening round lead at 6-under.

After 36 holes of stroke play, the field of 312 competitors will be cut to the low 64 scorers. Six rounds of match play begin on Aug. 13 and the championship concludes with a scheduled 36-hole championship match on Aug. 17.

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is now available at a special pre-sale discounted price of $20. The book is expected to ship by May 15, 2019, and expected to retail for $25.
Pre-order for $20: click here.


The book, with additional reporting by Scott Ratcliffe and Zach Pereles, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
augusta free press

Shop Google


Comments

%d bloggers like this: