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Danny Walker
Danny  Walker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bradenton, Fla.

High School:
Lakewood Ranch

10/11/2015

Walker’s Fourth-Place Finish Propels Hoos at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate

Virginia Finishes Fourth in 15-Team Field

09/13/2015

UVa Men’s Golfers Open Season with Fifth-Place Finish at Northern Intercollegiate

Walker Leads Hoos with Sixth-Place Effort

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

Virginia
2015-16 (Sophomore)

• Named to the Virginia State Golf Coaches Association’s all-state team (second team)
• Fourth on the team with 72.76 stroke average
• Ranked 25th in ACC in stroke average
• Had top-10 finishes in five of 12 tournaments
• Top finish this year was fourth at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate which matched his best finish as a collegiate player
• His 5-under 211 was low tourney round for the year
• Shot par or below in 16 of 29 rounds during the year
• Placed 46th at ACC Championships
• Finished as UVA's No. 2 scorer at NCAA Regiona (Franklin) at -4, 212
• Competing at NCAA Championships for first time in his career
• Finished first or second for UVA in six of 13 tournaments
• Named to ACC Men's Golf All-Academic team for first time

2014-15 (Freshman)
• Played in nine tournaments during his freshman campaign
• Was UVa's top finisher at Palmetto Invitational finishing fourth overall at -6, 204
• That event featured his low finish, round and 54-hole total for the season
• Placed 25th at U.S. Collegiate in highly-talented field, posting his low round (70) and tourney score (+1, 217) of the fall
• In regular season finale, had a ninth-place showing at Yale Invitational where he was UVa's No. 2 scorer
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

Amateur & Junior Golf Notes
• A Rolex honorable-mention All-American in 2012
• Ranked as the No. 61 junior by the AJGA and the No. 49 player by Golfweek for the class of 2014 when he signed with UVa
• Placed second at the 2012 Western Junior and was named a Rolex Junior All-American that season
• Finished sixth at TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook
• Was 21st at FootJoy Invitational
• Placed 38th at Polo Golf Junior Classic
• Was 44th at Thunderbird International Junior

Chantilly High School & Personal
• Helped Lakewood Ranch High School team to three consecutive state titles in Florida, winning the 2A crown in 2011 and 2012 and the 3A in 2013
• Won the Florida High School state 2A individual title as a freshman
• Named the Florida Dairy Farmers golfers of the year as a freshman
• Born in Bradenton, Fla.
• Parents are Tessa and James
• Has an older sister, Amanda, and a younger sister, Sophie
• Had a great uncle who attended Virginia

Danny Walker's Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2014-2015 26 1905 73.27 64
2015-2016 38 2765 72.76 66
CAREER 64 4670 72.96 64


Danny Walker's Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 4th, Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, Oct. 9-11, 2015 & Palmetto Invite, March 9-10, 2015
Career Top-10 Finishes: 7
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 204, Palmetto Invite, March 9-10, 2015
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 64, Palmetto Invite, March 9, 2015

2014-15 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 5-7 Northern Intercollegiate 80-74-74 +12 228 30 5
Oct. 10-11 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate* 70-72 -2 142 12 na
Oct. 17-19 U.S. Collegiate 72-75-70 =1 217 25 3
Feb. 18-20 John Burns Intercollegiate 71-78-76 +9 225 43 4
March 9-10 Palmetto Invitational 70-64-70 -6 204 4 1
March 13-15 Seminole Intercollegiate 79-76-70 +9 225 67 4
March 29-31 Hootie @Bulls Bay 81-73-68 +6 222 50 4
April 18-19 Yale Invitational 72-71-69 +2 212 9 2
April 24-26 ACC Championships 83-72-75 +14 230 52 5

2015-16 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 12-13 Northern Intercollegiate 70-72-76 +2 218 6 1
Sept. 25-26 DICK's Challenge Cup 70-71-71 -1 212 9 2
Oct. 9-11 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 71-70-70 -5 211 4 1
Oct. 16-18 U.S. Collegiate 73-74-80 +11 227 65 4
Nov. 1-3 Kiawah Classic 73-72 +1 145 23 3
Feb. 19-21 John Burns Intercol. 74-70-70 -2 214 7 1
March 7-8 Palmetto Invite 71-75-66 +2 212 12 3
March 12-13 Hackler Championship 70-71-72 -3 213 9 2
March 20-22 Linger Longer Invit. 76-75-72 +7 223 41 4
April 16-17 Wolfpack Intercollegiate 74-73-78 +12 225 44 5
April 22-24 ACC Championships 75-75-77 +11 227 46 4
May 16-18 NCAA Regional 72-68-72 -4 212 22 2
May 27-30 NCAA Championships^ 72-75-79 +16 226 132 5

^Results thru first three rounds before cut

* Competed in tournament as a non-scoring individual

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