Friday, September 23, 2016

Pro helps fall golfers with putting technique

Bill Fedder, Director of Instruction at Spring Creek GC, was on campus September 22-23, 2016.  He worked individually with our fall golfers using the SAM PuttLab.  Here, he works with Scott Gullquist ’17 in Woodberry's Wall Room.








Monday, September 19, 2016

Jack Stein ’19 finishes third in group at HJGT Northern Virginia Shootout

Congratulations to Jack Stein '19 for finishing third in the Boys' 14-15 age group at the HJGT Northern Virginia Jr. Shootout this weekend. Jack shot 79-79 on the Augustine GC's 6598-yard, par 71 layout. 


Jack, right, with the first and second place winners.

Also competing in the Boys' 14-15 group was Luke McNabb (79-84) who finished fifth.

The following competed in the Boys' 16-19 age group:
  • Mac Boney (83-81), 9th place
  • Crawford Humphreys (84-84), 13th place
  • Woodson Smith (85-87), 12th place
  • Judson Innes (113-102), 15th place
  • Sam Hull (115-NS)

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Peter Knade ’16 places 15th in first collegiate tournament

Playing in his first collegiate tournament at Pete Dye's demanding Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, Peter Knade '16 shot 215 (71-69-75) to tie for 15th (out of 92 golfers) and finished second (-1) on the Maryland team. The Terps finished third 859 (-5) behind Ole Miss 856 (-8) and winner Middle Tennessee State 850 (-14).

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Coach Hogan excels in summer play

During the summer of 2016, Mr. Hogan played in several senior events. Highlights include a third place finish in the 74th Valentine Invitational at Hermitage CC, winning his qualifying group for the 69th VSGA Sr. Amateur at Old Trail GC, and playing in the penultimate group during the final round at the 31st VSGA Sr. Stroke Play Championship at Petersburg CC. He currently stands 38th in the VSGA Sr. Men's player rankings.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Team Jamaica comes in second with Jack Stein ’19

Thanks to Vicki Stein, parent of Jack Stein ’19 for the update and photos!

Team Jamaica came in second at the Caribbean Junior Amateur Golf Championship in Barbados.  Jamaica has not placed since we have been going to that tournament so was nice to come back with something! 


Vicki 

Jack Stein ’19 is first on the left.


Monday, June 27, 2016

2016 season wrap up

The varsity golf team had another great season that saw the Tigers earn both the Prep League and State championships.

A few notes on the 2016 team:

 6-3 dual match record
 VPL Champions (29 titles; 5th consecutive, 7 of the last 8)
 VISAA Champions (3 titles; 3 of the last 4)
 Defeated Episcopal High School (4th consecutive; 18 of last 19)


Individual Honors 

Thomas D. Bond Most Valuable Award in Golf -- Andrew Jacobs '18

Sam A. Dougherty Memorial Golf Prize -- Basil Boyd '17

William H. White Golf Trophy -- Peter Knade '16 (third year in a row; third time this has been accomplished)

·     All PrepPeter Knade (4); Basil Boyd (2); Andrew Jacobs

·     All StatePeter Knade (3); Basil Boyd (3); Andrew Jacobs

VISAA Coach of the YearMarc Hogan

      

     Course recordsPeter Knade, 9-hole, 28 (-7)Peter Knade, 18-hole, 62 (-8)


Historical Notes

·       Team Scoring Average (top 6): 37.43 second all time
·       Peter Knade finishes with lowest season scoring average (35.61) breaking Ted Haley ’95 (35.68)
·       Peter Knade finishes with career scoring average 37.26, 8th all time
·       Peter Knade wins the William H. White Golf Trophy for the third time, joining Ted Haley ’95 and Johnny Kyger ’09 as the only three-time winners
·       Peter Knade is second WFS golfer to earn All Prep for four years (Harley Garrison, 1984-87)
·       Peter Knade and Basil Boyd are the only two WFS golfers to earn three All-State honors
·       Woodson Smith 37.85 is 14th in career scoring average
·       Andrew Jacobs career scoring average 38.05 is 18th all time
·       Lamar Mallory career scoring average 38.76 is 33rd all time
·       Basil Boyd career scoring average 39.08 is 36th all time
·       Teddy Garner finishes with career scoring average 39.20, 38th all time
·       Teddy Garner is one of 15 WFS golfers to earn All Prep three times
·       6th consecutive year with three All-Prep golfers
·       5th consecutive year with at least two All-State golfers

Individual Season Stroke Average                       

First
Last
Year
Scoring
1
Peter
Knade
2016
35.61
2
Ted
Haley
1994
35.68
3
Johnny
Kyger
2009
36.35
4
Neel
Williams
1999
36.36
5
Dean
Norman
2005
36.39
6
Whitten
Meares
1996
36.43
7
David
Carver
2002
36.46
8
Robert
Long
2002
36.53
9
Zack
Randol
2000
36.58
t10
Whitten
Meares
1997
36.59
t10
Chris
Brown
2002
36.59

Individual Career Stroke Average

First
Last
Years
Scoring
1
Ted
Haley
(1993-1995)
36.62
2
Robert
Long
(2000-2002)
36.83
3
Whitten
Meares
(1995-1997)
36.95
4
Johnny
Kyger
(2007-2009)
37.05
5
Zack
Randol
(1999-2001)
37.12
6
Edward
Moseley
(1998-1999)
37.18
7
Brad
Garner
(1996-1998)
37.22
8
Peter
Knade
(2013-2016)
37.26
9
Tee
Nunnellee
(1994-1996)
37.35
10
Neel
Williams
(1998-2000)
37.36