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Julia Ford

Freshman
Class
Shrewsbury, MA
Hometown
Shrewsbury
High School

Virginia
2019-20 (Senior)

• Played in the final two tournaments of the fall
• Was UVA’s No. 4 finisher at both the Tar Heel Invitational and The Landfall Tradition
• Equaled her career-low 18-hole score with a -2, 70 at the Tar Heel Invitational
• Selected an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association

2018–19 (Junior)
• Selected an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association• Designated as the alternate for the NCAA Championships
• Named to ACC Honor Roll
• Finished the season with a 76.00 stroke average, her best in three years of competition at UVA
• Posted the best tournament finish of her career (17th) to help UVA win the Mary Fossum Invitational to open fall
• Matched her career low with 2-under 70 during final round of Fossum Invitational.
• Was UVA’s top finisher (24th) at the Battle at the Beach
• Her fall stroke avg. (74.08) was better by more than 2.5 strokes per round than any of her previous seasons at UVA

2017-18 (Sophomore)
• Selected an All-America Scholar by Women’s Golf Coaches Association
• Played in all 11 tournaments including NCAA Championships
• Top finish was 22nd at the Battle at the Beach
• She was UVA’s number-two finisher at that event
• Low tourney score was +4, 217 at Battle at the Beach which included low round of the year (71)
• Named to ACC Honor Roll

2016-17 (Freshman)
• Played in all eight tournaments
• Ended her first collegiate season with a 76.67 stroke avg.
• Top finish was 18th place at The Landfall Tradition
•  UVA’s top finisher at that event
• Had best tourney score, shooting 2-over 218 at Landfall
•  Posted 2-under rounds at FSU Match-Up and Landfall Tradition as her best 18-hole outings
• Was 39th at the ACC Championships
• Named to ACC Honor Roll
• Selected to the WGCA All-American Scholars team

Junior and Amateur Golf
• Played in 2015 and 2016 PGA Junior Championship
• Participated in 2016 Big “I” national championship
• Played in 2016 Women’s Am Four-ball championship
• Played in the 2015 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship
• Medalist at the 2015 New England PGA Junior Championships
• Also the top finisher at the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship qualifier in Massachusetts
• Posted a top-10 finish at the Big “I” National Championship
• Also finished in the top-10 at the 2014 Doral Publix Junior

High School and Personal
• Ranked the No. 137 junior player in the nation by Golfweek and is the No. 52 player for the class of 2016 when she signed her NLI with Virginia
• Helped Shrewsbury boy’s team to a seventh-place finish at state championships as a senior
• Won 2016 girl’s district tournament
• Was the 2014 Massachusetts High School Girl’s state champion
• Named a Midland Wachusett league all-star in 2014, 2015 and 2016
• Tabbed by the Boston Herald as a member of its girl’s golf all-scholastic team
• Hails from the same town and high school as former UVA All-American Brittany Altomare
• Parents are Linda and Jason

Julia Ford’s Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2016-17 24 1840 76.67 70
2017-18 32 2500 78.13 71
2018-19 26 1976 76.00 70
2019 (Fall) 6 456 76.00 70
Totals 88 6772 76.95 70

Julia Ford’s Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 17th, Mary Fossum Invitational, Sept. 15-16, 2018
Career Top-10 Finishes: 0
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 217, Battle at the Beach, Nov. 3-5, 2017
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 70 (4x most recent) Tar Heel Invitational, Oct. 12, 2019