Derek Bard
Derek Bard

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
New Hartford, N.Y.

High School:
New Hartford



Virginia
2013-Fall (Freshman)

• Had an impressive collegiate debut, finishing fourth at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
• Finished the fall with 71.50 scoring average which ranked eighth among all ACC players
• Shot 9-under 207 in what was probably the best first-round every by a UVa golfer
• Posted a second-round score of 8-under 64
• That tied as lowest round by ACC competitor in the fall
• His 2nd round score was score was just one stroke shy of equaling the Virginia single-round scoring mark
• Also played in the U.S. Collegiate, placing 44th overall

Amateur & Junior Golf Notes
• Was ranked No. 35 by Junior Golf Scoreboard and No. 3 player in the state of New York when he signed with Virginia
• Was ranked No. 60 by American Junior Golf Association/Polo when he signed with Cavaliers
• Sixth at 2012 Junior PGA Championship after placing fourth at 2011 event
• Placed 18th at the USGA Junior Amateur and was eighth at the AJGA Golf Pride tournament
• Finished 16th at the Western Junior Championship, was 20th at the AJGA Polo Championship and 29th at the Junior Players Championship
• Was 20th at the 2011 AJGA Polo Championship
• Placed 15th at 2012 Western Junior
• Came in seventh at 2012 Golf Pride Junior Classic

New Hartford / Personal
• Won the 2012 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championship
• Finished first at 2013 New York State Federation Championship
• Three-time sectional champion and five-time class champion
• Mother, Dawn, graduated from medical school at Virginia
• Mother is a pediatrician and father, David, is a business manager
• Father played college football at Hampton College
• Has a younger brother (Alec) and younger sister (Sydney)
• Also played ice hockey in high school
• Born in Charlottesville

Bard's Career Statistics

Years        Rounds   Strokes   Avg.   Low
2013-14        6        429   71.50   64

Bard's Career Bests Career Best Tournament Finish: 4th, Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, Oct. 13, 2013 Career Top-10 Finishes: 1 Career Best 54-Hole Score: 207, Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, Oct. 13, 2013 Career Best 18-Hole Score: 64, Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, Oct. 12, 2013

Tournament Results

2013-14 Date Tournament 1-2-3-4 Par Tot. Pl. UVa Pl. 10/11-13 Bank of Tenn 71-64-72 -9 207 4 2 10/18-20 US Collegiate 74-75-73 +6 222 44 4