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Chris O'Neill
Chris O'Neill

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Glen Allen, Va.

High School:
Deep Run HS

Swing:
Right


02/21/2014

In the Spotlight: Chris O'Neill

Men's Golf Spotlight: Chris O'Neill

02/19/2014

O'Neill Earns Third Big Ten Golfer of the Week Honor

O'Neill Earns Third Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week Honor

09/13/2013

In The Spotlight: Chris O'Neill

In The Spotlight: Men's Golfer Chris O'Neill

04/12/2013

Michigan, Hyun Claim Titles at Detroit Golf Club Invitational

Men's Golf, Hyun Claim Titles at Detroit Golf Club Invitational

04/11/2013

This Week in Michigan Men's Golf: Detroit Golf Club Invitational

This Week in Michigan Men's Golf: Detroit Golf Club Invitational

10/30/2012

Men's Golf at Stanford Classic (Day Two)

Second day of the Stanford Classic at Cypress Point

10/29/2012

Men's Golf at Stanford Classic (Day One)

First day of the Stanford Classic at Cypress Point

Sophomore (2013-14) ... Three-time Big Ten Golfer of the Week (Sept. 18; Sept. 25; Feb. 19) ... Started all 10 events this season ... Tied for 5th behind a 214 total (71-70-73) at the NYX Hoosier Invitational (April 12-13), helping U-M to 2nd place, its highest team finish of the season ... Tied for 21st place behind a 227 total (82-74-71) at the Aggie Invitational (April 5-6) ... Tied for 6th place behind a 214 total (69-74-71) at the Lamkin San Diego Classic (March 10-11), helping U-M to a 4th place finish ... Posted a 218 total (74-72-72) to help U-M match its best-ever finish (t-6th, 2008) at the Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 23-25) ... Led U-M to its first-ever Big Ten Match Play Championship at The Concession Golf Club (Feb. 14-15) by posting a team-best 3-1 record ... Led U-M in overall scoring in four of five fall tournaments ... Finished fall tournament play with a score of 231 (76-78-77) at the Invitational at the Ocean Course (Oct. 27-29) ... Registered a score of 219 (73-74-72) at the AutoTrader.com Classic (Oct. 14-15) ... Tied for 13th at the Erin Hills Collegiate with a score of 217 (71-76-70) ... Registered a first-place overall finish at the Windon Memorial (Sept. 22-23), where he shot eight-under 208 ...Finished in second place overall at the Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 16-17) with a with a career-best score of seven-under 206 (69-71-66).

Freshman (2012-13) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Big Ten Golfer of the Week (Oct. 17) ...U-M's Bert Katzenmeyer Award for Lowest Scoring Average ... Started all 12 tournaments, one of three Wolverines to do so ... Played in five fall and seven spring events ... Made collegiate debut and first career start at the Inverness Intercollegiate (Sept. 17-18), finishing 51st place ... Led U-M at five events ... Posted six top-20 finishes, with three top-10 and two top-5 ... Posted a career-best third place finish at the Detroit Golf Club Invitational (April 12) ... Competed in first Big Ten Championships (April 26-28), tying for 13th at 297 (72-73-76-76) ... Competed in first Big Ten Match Play Championship (Feb. 8-9), finishing with a 2-2 record ... Helped U-M to the team title at the Detroit Golf Club Invitational ... Posted an 0-3 match play record at the Stanford Classic (Oct. 29-30) ... Ended first season averaging 73.96 strokes per round ... First U-M freshman to lead U-M in scoring average ... Shot 25-of-28 rounds below 80, with 20 at-or-below 75 and two sub-70 rounds ... Shot a career-best five-under 67 in the second round of the Detroit Golf Club Invitational ... Averaged 223.29 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 18-hole tournament total of two-under 70 at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate (March 24-26), which was shortened due to weather ... Tallied a career-best 36-hole tournament total of 141 (74-67) at the Detroit Golf Club Invitational (April 12) ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 210 (69-70-71) at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational (Oct. 15-16) ... Tallied a career-best 72-hole tournament total of 297 at the Big Ten Championships.

Prep ... Deep Run High School (2012) ... Four-year varsity letter winner (2008, '09, '10, '11) ... No. 1 ranked player in class of 2012 in Virginia according to the National Junior Golf Scoreboard.com ... Two-time Richmond Times Dispatch Player of the Year (2009, '10) ... Four-time Richmond Times Dispatch First Team, All Metro (2008, '09, '10, '11) ... Four-time Colonial District All-District (2008, '09, '10, '11) ... Four-time Central Region All-Region (2008, '09, '10, '11) ... Two-time Virginia High School League AAA All-State (2010, '11) ... Four-time Virginia High School League AAA All-Academic ... Three-time Deep Run High School MVP (2009, '10, '11) ... Held a four-year high school career average of 72.9 per 18 hole/36.25 per nine holes ... Averaged 69.9/35.0 in 2011, 70/36 in 2010, 74.8/36.6 in 2009 and 77.2/37.4 in 2008 ... Junior Golf: Fourth place finish in 2011 Western Junior (72-71-76-71/290) ... Finished 12th at 2011 Players Junior Championship, TPC Sawgrass (76-70-76/222) ... Three top-10 AJGA finishes in 2010 AJGA Woodward Video Junior at The Greenbrier (71-71-73/215 4th), 2010 AJGA Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior (69-72-69/210, 6th) and 2010 AJGA McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends (73-72-73/218, 10th) ... Medalist at 2010 Junior PGA Championship Qualifier at Laurel Hills (68-72/140) ... Medalist runner-up at 2010 PGA Junior Series at Penn State (73-73-70/216).

Personal ... Given Name Christopher James O'Neill ... Son of Leigh and Jim O'Neill ... Born June 21, 1993 in Reno, Nev. ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Undecided major.

What is in O'Neill's Bag? ... Driver: Ping i15 ... Woods: Ping G10 ... Irons: Ping i57 ... Wedges: Titleist ... Putter: TaylorMade Ghost ... Ball: Pro V1x ... Glove: FootJoy ... Favorite Club: 60-degree wedge ... Favorite Course: The Dominion Club (Glen Allen, Va.) ... Best Career Round: 64 ... Superstitions: Using the same side of a coin (marker), if putting well.

Year Events Starts Rds Total Avg. Top 18 Top 36 Top 54 Top 72 Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Par or Under

2012-13

12

12

28

2071

73.96

67

141

210

297

2

3

6

3

Career

12

12

28

2071

73.96

67

141

210

297

2

3

6

3

   

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