CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s golf coach Ria Scott announced today Josephine Genereux will enroll at the University and join the Cavalier program this fall.
A native of Greenwich, Conn., Genereux has been rated as one of the top 100 players in the American Junior Golf Association rankings during her junior career. She has accumulated five AJGA top-10 finishes.
She placed third at the AJGA Lanto Junior Championship, won the 2020 Met Junior PGA Championship and the 2020 Connecticut Junior PGA Championship. She was an AJGA Rolex Scholastic Junior All-American and a top-10 amateur finisher at the 2021 Lincoln Met Women’s Open Championship.
‘Josephine’s work ethic, attitude and desire to be a well-rounded student-athlete really lines up well with our team,” Scott said. “We are thrilled to add another person of great integrity and high standards to our program. Josephine has improved quite a bit in the past year, and we know that with the competitive environment we have here, she will thrive.”
In the two seasons she competed in the New England Prep School tournament she produced top-10 finishes for coach Colin Corrigan at Greenwich Academy. She also played on the basketball team at Greenwich Academy.
Genereux has many family ties to the University and the ACC. Her father, Mike, played golf at Wake Forest. Her grandfather, Jack Syer, played baseball at Virginia and was the president of the UVA Alumni Association from 1993 to 2006. He helped found the University’s Jefferson Trust. Her mother, Virginia, attended UVA’s Darden School of Business.