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Thomas Walsh

Freshman
Class
High Point, NC
Hometown
Westchester Country Day
High School

Virginia

2018 – Fall (Senior)
• Led UVA in the fall with 70.27 stroke average
• Was the team’s top finisher in all four fall tournaments
• Topped the fall by winning the Inverness Intercollegiate at -8, 205
• Shot under par in 11 of 15 rounds
• Posted a top-10 finish (10th) at Golf Club of Georgia Intercollegiate
• Played in the Sun Bowl Classic where he placed 14th

2017-18 (Junior)
• 2018 ACC individual champion
• His 16-under 200 was lowest score in ACC tourney history
• Named a PING third-team All-American
• Earned All-East Region team honors
• Finished 39th in final Golfstat ranking and No. 65 by Golfweek
• Named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
• Selected to the ACC All-Academic team and ACC Honor Roll
• Named to Virginia Golf Coaches Association all-state team
• Named the Virginia Sports Information Directors’ golfer of the year and to its all-state team
• Led team with 70.71 stroke average
• Was UVA’s top finisher in eight of final 10 events of the season
• Finished under par in 10 of 12 tournaments
• Had seven top-10 finishes during the year and 11 top-20 showings
• Entered season coming off back injury and shot +13 in first event. Proceeded to shoot 48-under over final 11 tournaments
• Was 12th at NCAA Regional
• Posted 13 rounds in the 60s
• Shot under par in 23 of 35 rounds

2016-17 (Sophomore)
· Named an honorable mention All-American by PING/GCAA
· Third on the team with 72.54 stroke average
· Placed 28th at NCAA Championships by shooting +2, 290
· Was UVA’s No. 2 finisher at NCAAs
· Fired 5-under 67 during NCAA third round to help UVA placed 10th overall
· Posted UVA’s best tourney score, shooting 11-under 205 at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate
· 19 of his 39 rounds were par or better
· Had three top-10 finishes
· UVA’s top finisher at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate and Gary Koch Invitational

2015-16 (Freshman)
· Named to the Virginia State Golf Coaches Association’s all-state team (second team)
· Played in 11 of 13 tournaments
· Finished third on the team with 72.54 stroke average
· Finished 21st in ACC in stroke average
· Was 39th at NCAA Regional (Franklin) at even par 216
· Placed 75th at NCAA Championships
· Posted his first top-10 with a ninth-place finish at Kiawah Classic
· Had an 11th-place finish at Wolfpack Intercollegiate where he shot 1-under 212 to wrap up regular season
· Wolfpack featured his low tourney score (212) and round (67)
· Led UVA with ninth-place finish at ACC Championships
· Named to ACC Men’s Golf All-Academic team for first time

Junior / Amateur Golf
• Won the 2018 Porter Cup
· 2014 AJGA Izod Champion
· Played on the 2012 USA-China Ryder Cup Matches at Olympic Club
· Finished 40th in the 2015 USGA Four Ball
· Five top-five finishes and eight top-10 finishes in AJGA play
· Was 13th in 2014 Junior Players
· Member of the 2014 Carolinas Amateur Team against Virginias Amateur team in Captain’s Putter Cup

High School/Personal
· Played for coach Adam Schwartz at Westchester Country Day School
· Team MVP from 2012 to 2015
· 2014 and 2015 State Champion for AA North Carolina Private Schools
· Runner up in 2013 state championship
· Conference Champion 2011-2013
· 2013 High Schools Tournament of Champions winner
· Parents are Elizabeth and Tom
· Has two older siblings: Molly and Mallory
· Born in High Point, N.C.
 

Thomas Walsh’s Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2015-16 35 2539 72.54 67
2016-17 39 2829 72.54 65
2017-18 35 2475 70.71 65
2018-19 15 1054 70.27 65
Totals 124 8897 71.75 65

Thomas Walsh’s Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish:
1st, 1st, Inverness Intercollegiate, Sept. 24-25, 2018, ACC Championships, April 20-22, 2018
Career Top-10 Finishes: 11
Career Best 54-Hole Score:  200, ACC Championships, April 20-22, 2018
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 65, ACC Championships, April 21, 2018 and Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, Oct. 15, 2016