Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Cart bridge honors Otis and Jean Bookman

A golf cart bridge on the seventh hole of the Woodberry Forest Golf Course was dedicated to Otis and Jean Brookman on April 15, 2017. The gift from former foreign language teacher and varsity golf coach Tom Bond honors the Brookmans for their decades of service to the school.
In his remarks to the large group assembled at the dedication, Headmaster Byron Hulsey ’86 mentioned the importance of the golf course in its role as a link to the larger community outside the Forest. "The Brookmans served Woodberry Forest with steadfast loyalty and faithfulness for over seventy years," he said. "The bridge named in their honor is a fitting tribute to their commitment to the cause and a concrete symbol of how the Woodberry Golf Club is connected to the wider community."
Otis Brookman began his career in 1969, serving as golf course manager; his wife, Jean, began her service on the housekeeping staff in 1973. They retired together in 2009. The Brookmans lived on campus in the Brookman House and later the Greenskeeper's House. Their sons, Gary and Bruce, still work on the golf course crew today. At graduation in 1988, Mr. and Mrs. Brookman received the Frank S. Walker Award, recognizing staff members who have performed their duties unselfishly. 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Varsity golf defeats STAB on tiebreaker

The Tigers traveled to Charlottesville to play STAB in soggy conditions at Birdwood GC. The teams tied at 152, and Woodberry prevailed on the fifth card, 40-45. Third former Luke McNabb was low for the Tigers with an even par round of 36.

Woodberry improves to 8-1 and plays #1 ranked Collegiate on Friday in Richmond.

Woodberry Forest 152
St. Anne's Belfield 152

Individual Scores
Luke McNabb     36
Andrew Jacobs    37
Phil McManamy  39
Jack Stein            40
Woodson Smith  40
Lamar Mallory    42

Friday, April 21, 2017

Varsity B defeated St. Catherine's on Tuesday

The varsity B golfers defeated St. Catherine's 162-196 in a home match Tuesday. Senior Philip McManamy was the medalist with a 38.

The varsity golfers next play Wakefield on Friday at home.

Woodberry Forest 162
St. Catherine's       196

Individual Scores
Philip McManamy 38
Mac Boney             41
Will Long               41
Charles Hargrove   42
Crawford Humphreys 43
Hughes Edwards         45

Tigers best Wakefield

The Tigers bested Wakefield today at home 161-172. Senior Philip McManamy was the medalist with a 39. Woodberry improves to 7-1.

Woodberry plays two matches on Tuesday. The A group travels to Richmond to play St. Catherine's, while the B group goes to Charlottesville to play STAB.

Woodberry Forest (161)
Wakefield (172)

Individual Scores
Philip McManamy 39
Mac Boney            40
Luke McNabb       40
DW Cardwell        42

Jack Stein              42
Basil Boyd             43

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Meet the 2017 Woodberry Forest golf teams

Senior Golf
Bengal Golf

JV Golf

Varsity Golf

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Varsity golf victorious over Benedictine

The Varsity A and B golfers traveled to Richmond to play Benedictine on April 11, 2017, and came away with two victories. The A group won 151-163. Andrew Jacobs and Jack Stein both shot even par rounds of 37. The Tigers are now 5-1.

The B group easily bested Benedictine's JV, 163-181. DW Cardwell fired a 38 to lead the Tigers.

After Easter, the varsity B hosts St. Catherine's.

Varsity A (151) vs.  Benedictine (163)
Hunting Hawk GC
par 37

Individual scores
37--Andrew Jacobs, Jack Stein; 38--Basil Boyd; 39--Luke McNabb; 42--Philip McManamy; 47--Charles Hargrove

Varsity B (163) vs. Benedictine JV (181)
38--DW Cardwell; 39--Lamar Mallory; 42--Scott Gullquist; 43--Mac Boney; 44--Crawford Humphreys; 45--Hughes Edwards

JV golf defeated

The JV golf team lost its opener yesterday in a four-way match at Windy Hill Sports Complex.  The Tigers struggled on the narrow course, posting a 4-man aggregate score of 191.  Wills Thompson and Pipes Fitz-Hugh both shot 46.  Truett Wason shot 49.  Jack Malone and Carter Krusz shot 50.  Adam Hennegan scored a 53.  Other schools participating were Collegiate, The New Community School, and St. Catherine's School.