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Benny Haggin

Lexington, Ky.
Woodberry Forest (Va.)
High School
Benny  Haggin - Men's Golf - Virginia Cavaliers

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2021-22 (Freshman)
• Did not compete in any tournaments
• Named to 2022 ACC Honor Roll

Amateur / High School /Personal
• Enrolled in Arts & Sciences at UVA
• Co-medalist of 2021 Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association championship
• Was Kentucky’s 2019 Junior PGA Champion
• Placed in the top 50 at the 2019 Junior PGA Championship
• Tied for fourth place at the 2019 Southern Junior Championship
• Had a top-10 finish at the Kenridge Invitational – where he also received the Low Junior Award
• Placed in the top five of the Kentucky Junior Amateur in 2019
• Was the top-ranked player for the Class of 2021 in the state of Kentucky
• Was ranked as high as No. 36 in the nation for the class of 2021 and figured in the top 150 nationally of the Junior Golf rankings.
• At Woodberry Forest, Haggin was the Virginia Prep League Champion and MVP in 2019
• Was a two-time all-state selection (2018 & 2019)
• Set the lowest career and single-season scoring averages in school history
• 2021 Central Virginia Golfer of the Year
• 2021 Virginia Prep League Player of the Year
• Worked as a volunteer at the NEST (historic home) in Lexington
• Supporter and speaker for the Nathan Henry Burnett Foundation which benefits thr Eastern Little League at Ecton and Merrick Parks in Lexington, Ky.
• Parents are Ben and Mary
• Great grandfather played golf at Kentucky