Aug. 14, 2012
Cherry Hills Village, Colo. - Virginia sophomore Denny McCarthy has some extra work to do to advance to the match play portion of the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship. McCarthy finished the 36 holes of stroke play tied for 51st place at 2-over 143. Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. MDT he will take place in a 17-man playoff for one of the final 14 spots in the match play field.
McCarthy shot 1-over 71 on the Common Ground Golf Course during Tuesday's final round of stroke play to earn his spot in the playoff.
The other three players in the field with ties to Virginia failed to advance to match play.
Incoming freshman Nick McLaughlin shot 5-over 76 at the Cherry Hills course to finish at in 162nd place at 8-over 149. Former Cavalier Cory Siegfried placed 180th at 150. Virginia head coach Bowen Sargent placed 256th at 154 after shooting 77 for the second consecutive day.
The University of Alabama's Bobby Wyatt finished first in match play at 9-under 132.
The U.S. Amateur is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the United States Golf Association, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.
Cavaliers Shift Focus to ACC TourneyWomen's Basketball2/27/17In the ACC tournament, No. 8 Virginia, which has a first-round bye, meets No. 9 seed Wake Forest at 2 p.m. Thursday in Conway, S.C.Short-Handed 'Hoos Rediscover Shooting TouchMen's Basketball2/25/17No. 18 Virginia, which hosts No. 8 North Carolina at 7 p.m. Monday, ended a four-game losing streak Saturday with a victory at NC State.Weekend Notebook: Perrantes Hits HomestretchMen's Basketball2/24/17For point guard London Perrantes, the final regular-season road game of his UVA basketball career is Saturday afternoon at NC State.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Hoos Capture Burns for Fourth Win of Season
M. Golf | 2/17/2017
The No. 4 Virginia men’s golf team led wire-to-wire at the John Burns Intercollegiate in...
Hoos Remain in First Place at Burns Intercollegiate
M. Golf | 2/16/2017
The No. 4 Virginia men’s golf team stayed atop the leaderboard following the second round...
Stanger Posts School Record 62 at Burns Intercollegiate
M. Golf | 2/15/2017
Fueled by a school-record individual performance, the No. 4 Virginia men’s golf team jumped...
No. 4 Cavaliers Open Spring at John Burns Intercollegiate
M. Golf | 2/14/2017
The fourth-ranked Virginia men’s golf team opens the spring portion of its schedule this...
Stanger to Play in PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship
M. Golf | 2/9/2017
Virginia senior men’s golfer Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) has plans to turn professional...
Jimmy Stanger Named to Ben Hogan Award Watch List
M. Golf | 2/8/2017
Virginia senior golfer Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla) has been named to the 2017 Ben Hogan Award...
Walker Wins South Beach International Amateur
M. Golf | 12/22/2016
Virginia junior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) fired his second straight 4-under par 67 on...
Stanger Headed to Walker Cup Practices
M. Golf | 12/13/2016
Virginia senior golfer Jimmy Stanger (Tampa, Fla.) heads to California this week as one of 16...
- Online Stores