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Ashton Poole

Freshman
Class
Charlotte, NC
Hometown
Charlotte Country Day
High School

Virginia

2018 – Fall (Senior)
• Only appearance in the fall was at the Inverness Intercollegiate

2017-18 (Junior)
• Competed in all 12 tournaments, two as an individual
• Fourth on the team with 72.91 stroke average
• Tied for first at Northern Intercollegiate, shooting career best 14-under 202
• Fired 7-under 65 at Northern Intercollegiate for lowest 18-hole total of his career• Was UVA’s top finisher at NCAA Regional, placing 12th overall
• Posted four rounds in the 60s
• Was 14th at Palmetto Intercollegiate, shooting +4, 214
• Named second-team by Virginia Golf Coaches Association
• Named to 2018 ACC Honor Roll

2016-17 (Sophomore)
· Did not appear in any tournaments

2015-16 (Freshman)
· Came on strong in the spring to earn spot in postseason lineup
· Placed 45th at NCAA Regional with career best score of at +1, 217
· Shot career-best 69 in second round of NCAA Regional
· Was 125th at NCAA Championships
· Cracked the lineup for UVA’s fall opener at the Northern Intercollegiate and placed 66th in his collegiate debut
· Played in seven tournaments in the spring
· Was the third-place finisher at Longwood’s Manor Invitational, a non-team scoring event
· Ended regular season with a 27th-place showing at Wolfpack Intercollegiate where he posted his previous best tournament score (+8, 221) and best single round (-1, 70)
· Was 46th at ACC Championships (+11, 227)

Junior / Amateur Golf
• Won the 2018 Dogwood Invitational in Atlanta by shooting 22-under 266 for 72 holes
• Participated in 2017 U.S. Amateur Championships
· 2014 US Junior Amateur Participant (tied for 60th)
· 2014 Carolinas Golf Association All-State Team
· Was 12th at 2015 Carolinas Junior Championship
· Tied for 10th at Carolinas Georgia Championship
· Also tied for 10th at 2014 Mid-Atlantic Amateur

High School/Personal
· Played for coach Bob Plyler at Charlotte Country Day and coach Whit Morgan at Episcopal High School
· 2013 VISAA State Player of the Year
· A four-time all-conference selection
· Captain of Episcopal High School Team Sophomore Year
· Captain of Charlotte Country Day School team Senior Year
· Alexandria City Player of the Year
· Four-year letterman in golf
· Parents are Frances and Edward
· Father played college football at North Carolina
· Mother is a 1990 UVa graduate
· Has one younger sibling: Vaughan
· Born in New York City
 

Ashton Poole’s Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2015-16 23 1730 75.22 69
2017-18 35 2552 72.91 65
2018-19 3 232 77.33 74
Totals 61 4514 74.00 65

Ashton Poole’s Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish:
t1st, Northern Intercollegiate, Sept. 24-25, 2017
Career Top-10 Finishes: 2
Career Best 54-Hole Score:  202, Northern Intercollegiate, Sept. 24-25, 2017
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 65, Northern Intercollegiate, Sept. 24, 2017