July 31, 2013
Rockville, Md. - Virginia junior golfer Denny McCarthy earned a spot in the field for the USGA's 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship by winning a qualifying tournament in his hometown of Rockville, Md. McCarthy shot 131 to win the 36-hole event by seven strokes.
It marks the fifth consecutive year McCarthy has qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship.
He becomes the second Cavalier to gain entry into this year's tournament. Sophomore Kyle Kochevar (Glen Ellyn, Ill.) qualified by placing second at Victory Links Golf Course in in Blaine, Minn., on July 12.
This year's U.S. Amateur Championship will take place at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., Aug. 12-18.
Entries to the U.S. Amateur Championship are open to amateur golfers with an up-to-date men's Handicap Index not exceeding 2.4 under the USGA Handicap System.
Post-Signing Day Football NotebookFootball2/12/16The start of spring practice is still more than a month away for UVA football players, whose current focus is the team's winter strength and conditioning program.Rivalry Win Continues Cavaliers' AscentMen's Basketball2/10/16In defeating Virginia Tech for the 10th time in the rivals' past 12 meetings, seventh-ranked Virginia never trailed Tuesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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