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Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Sr. | 5-9 | Scott Depot, W.Va. | Winfield HS/Coastal Carolina

2015-16 (Junior)

  • Played 31 rounds in 11 tournaments for West Virginia
  • Ranked fourth on the squad with a 76.29 scoring average
  • Carded a season-low round of 69 at the Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational (Sept. 28)
  • Finished 16th at the President’s Day Challenge with a score of 79-76=155 for 11 over par
  • Posted a three-round low score of 223 at both Graeme McDowell (Sept. 28) and the Rutherford Intercollegiate (April 16-17)

2014-15 (Sophomore) - Coastal Carolina

  • Tied for 68th, shooting 10 over with 226 at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate
  • Transferred to WVU mid-year

2013-14 (Freshman) - Coastal Carolina

  • Played in eight events, including each of the team's first five
  • Posted a 77.75 scoring average
  • Opened his collegiate career by shooting a 2-under 70, followed by a round of even par at the Windon Memorial and finished with a 9-over 225
  • Shot 9-over 224 (74-75-75) at the David Toms Intercollegiate

High School

  • Tabbed the 2012 West Virginia Golf Association Junior of the Year  
  • Recipient of the William C. Campbell Scholarship from the West Virginia Golf Foundation
  • Two-time AAA All-State honoree
  • Qualified twice as an individual to the state championship, finishing seventh as a sophomore
  • Medalist at the 2012 Mountain State Athletic Conference Championship
  • Was low junior at the 2012 West Virginia Open and 2012 West Virginia Amateur and runner-up at the 2012 West Virginia Junior Amateur
  • Won the 2012 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Webb Simpson Junior Championship at Bryan Park Golf & Conference Center's Players Course in North Carolina, shooting a 54-hole score of 201
  • Maintained the first place position throughout three events of the Championship, carding rounds of 64-68-69
  • Also won first-place five times on the Top Flite Junior Tour (Resort at Glade Springs, Lewisburg Elks, Guyan Country Club, Sugarwood Golf Club and the Pine Country Club)
  • Additionally won events on the Kentucky Junior Golf Tour (Stonecrest Golf Club), Optimist Qualifier (Sleepy Hollow Golf Club) and Optimist second Round Qualifier (Crooked Creek)
  • Won events on the Top Elite Junior Tour and Tar Heel Tour while qualifying for the West Virginia Open and West Virginia Amateur in 2011
  • Also played football and tennis at Winfield

Personal

  • Played football and tennis at Winfield
  • National Honor Society 
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Wearing the Jersey: Chris Williams

By Chris Ostien | April 21, 2016

This week's Wearing the Jersey features Chris Williams of the golf team, presented by WVU Medicine.

Williams Happy to be Home

By Grant Dovey | August 24, 2015

As the WVU golf team is less than two weeks from beginning its first season in more than 30 years, the squad will be led by a group of transfers that includes sophomore Chris Williams.