Player: Danny Walker

2017-Danny Walker
Hometown: Bradenton, FL
University: University of Virginia
Area of Study: Economics
Expected Graduation: 2018
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2016-17 (Junior)


  • Ranked fourth on the team with 72.77 stroke average
  • Finished 51st at NCAA (+8, 296) while helpingĀ UVA to a program-best 10th-place finish at NCAAs
  • Runner-up at Palmetto Intercollegiate, his best collegiate finish
  • Has 10 top-10 career finishes
  • Opened spring by shooting 10-under at John Burns Intercollegiate
  • In December, won the South Beach International Amateur.

2015-16 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the Virginia State Golf Coaches Association's all-state team (second team)
  • Fourth on the team with 72.76 stroke average and 25th in ACC in stroke average
  • Had top-10 finishes in five of 12 tournaments
  • Top finish was at Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate which matched his best finish as a collegiate player
  • His 5-under 211 was low tourney round for the year
  • Shot par or below in 16 of 29 rounds during the year
  • Finished as UVA's No. 2 scorer at NCAA Regional (Franklin) at -4, 212
  • Competing at NCAA Championships for first time in his career
  • Finished first or second for UVA in six of 13 tournaments
  • Named to ACC Men's Golf All-Academic team for first time.

2014-15 (Freshman)

  • Played in nine tournaments during his freshman campaign
  • Was UVA's top finisher at Palmetto Invitational finishing fourth overall at -6, 204. That event featured his low finish, round and 54-hole total for the season
  • Placed 25th at U.S. Collegiate in highly-talented field, posting his low round (70) and tourney score (+1, 217) of the fall
  • Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll.


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