Chris O'Neill
Chris O'Neill

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glen Allen, Va.

High School:
Deep Run HS

Swing:
Right


09/06/2014

U-M Leads Wolverine Intercollegiate with Three in Top 10

Men's Golf Leads Wolverine Intercollegiate with Three in Top 10

05/22/2014

McIntosh, O'Neill Awarded Ping All-Midwest Region Honors

Men's Golfers McIntosh, O'Neill Awarded All-Region Honors

05/07/2014

O'Neill Earns Spot on All-Big Ten Second Team

Men's Golfer O'Neill Receives All-Big Ten Recognition

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

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

Junior (2014-15) ... Opened the season with a sixth-place finish at the Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 6-7) to help U-M win the team title, finishing with a two-under 211 total after a career-best six-under 65 in the opening round ... Shot 73-73-77 to finish tied for 25th with a 223 total at the Olympia Fields Country Club/ Fighting Illini Invitational (Sept. 12-14) ... Helped U-M to tie for third place at the Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 21-22), shooting 67-74-71 to finish tied for 14th with a 212 total ... Finished the Alister MacKenzie Invitational (Oct. 13-14) tied for 41st with a 219 total after shooting 72-74-73 ... Closed out the fall season with a tie for 44th place at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (Oct. 27-28) with a total of 226 (73-78-75).

Sophomore (2013-14) ... All-Big Ten, second team ... Ping Division I All-Midwest Region ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... University Honors Winter 2014 ...U-M's Bert Katzenmeyer Award for Lowest Scoring Average ... Recipient of Hugh M. Wright Golf Scholarship ... Three-time Big Ten Golfer of the Week -- Sept. 25, Sept. 25 and Feb. 19 ... Started 12 tournaments, only Wolverine to do so ... Played in one extra event after earning invitation to NCAA Regional ... Played in all five fall and all seven spring events ... Led U-M at seven events ... Posted six top-20 finishes, four top-10 and three top-five ... Won first career event at the Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 22-23) with an eight-under 208 total ... Runner-up medalist at the Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 16-17) with a seven-under 206 total ... Helped U-M to its first ever Big Ten Match Play Championship after defeating Purdue in a tie-breaker ... Posted a 3-1 record ... Competed in second Big Ten Championships (May 2-4), tying for 24th with a 304 total ... Competed in first NCAA Regional (May 15-17), tying for 20th at 225 (77-71-77) ... Ended second season averaging 73.03 strokes per round ... Shot a five-under 66 in the final round of the Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 16-17) ... Shot 24-of-34 rounds at-or-below 75, including 19 at-or-below 72 and five below 70 ... Averaged 217.11 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 206 (69-71-66) at the Wolverine Intercollegiate ... Tallied a season-best 72-hole tournament total of 304 (76-76-81-71) at the Big Ten Championships.

Freshman (2012-13) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... 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 season-best third place finish at the Detroit Golf Club Invitational (April 12) ... Competed in first Big Ten Championships (April 26-28), tying for 13th with a 297 total ... 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 season-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 season-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 (72-73-76-76) 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 College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Psychology 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

2013-14

11

11

31

2258

72.84

66

-

206

304

3

4

4

12

2014-15

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

-

0

0

0

0

Career

23

23

59

4329

73.37

66

141

206

297

5

7

10

15

   


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