UVa Men's Golf Team Signs Two-Man Class
Charlottesville, VA Virginia men’s golf coach Bowen Sargent announced that Ben Kohles and Bruce Woodall have signed national letters of intent and will play for the Cavalier men’s golf team next year.
“Both Bruce and Ben have extensive experience playing at the highest level of junior golf and have proven to be very competitive golfers in those events,” Sargent said. “While we have a very young team, I think both of them are capable of contributing right away and helping our program.”
Woodall is from Yanceyville, N.C., and attends Greensboro Day School. As one of the nation’s top junior competitors, he was invited to all of the AJGA’s (American Junior Golf Association) Invitational events in 2007. He finished third at the Scott Robertson Memorial in Roanoke, carding back-to-back rounds of 67 over the final 36 holes. Woodall had three top-10 finishes at AJGA tournaments in 2006.
Woodall is ranked the No. 47 player in the nation by Golfweek for the Class of 2008. He is listed as the No. 3 player in North Carolina for that class.
Kohles is from Cary, N.C., where he attends Green Hope High School. He won the 2007 Dogwood State Junior Championship with scores of 69, 67 and 69 and placed fourth at the 2007 North-South Junior tournament. He was 21st at he 2007 AJGA FootJoy Boys Invitational, shooting par or better in all four rounds. He won the 2006 FCWT (Future Collegians World Tour) Duke Open and finished fifth in 2007. He was named a third-team FCWT All-American for 2006-07.
Kohles is ranked as the No. 85 player in the nation by Golfweek for the Class of 2008. He is listed as the No. 7 player in North Carolina for that class. He helped Green Hope High School to back-to-back 4A state titles in 2006 and 2007.