The Ring-tum Phi

From walk-on to star: First-year golfer making immediate impact

Tanner Smith

September 26, 2016

Brian Pecce, ’20, initially worried that his golf clubs would rot in his dorm closet from underuse, but instead they got to travel with him to Florida for the golf team’s Fall Preview event. Because he was attempting to make the W&L golf team as a walk-on player, Pecce was uncertain of his golf...

Underclassmen key for golf team in Georgia tournament

Luke Farley, ‘18, was a second team All-ODAC golfer last season. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Alex Niemann

March 28, 2016

An impressive push by a trio of sophomores helped propel the men’s golf team to an eleventh place finish at the Jekyll Island Invitational tournament on March 18 through 20. Hayden Combs, ‘18, Luke Farley, ‘18, and Andrew Barth, ‘18, all finished in the top half of the field of 150 golfers aft...

Golf tees off spring season

George May, ‘19, hopes to help drive the golf team to its first conference title in seven years. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Matt Kaminer

March 14, 2016

The Washington & Lee Men’s Golf team opened its spring season in Pine Mountain, Ga. at the Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate, hosted by Berry College. W&L finished in eleventh out of 17 teams after posting the fourth-lowest round on the second day of the competition. Leading the way for the twenty-eighth r...

Men’s golf looks to nationals

After finishing second in the ODAC for the past two seasons, the team hopes to place first this year. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Kenta Sayama

October 5, 2015

After finishing third out of 17 teams at the Rhodes Fall Classic, the Washington and Lee men’s golf team is off to a great start of the season, according to Team Captain Conley Hurst, ‘17. “We couldn't have asked for a better start to the season.” He said. For the past two years, the team has b...

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