MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (Nov. 8, 2017) – West Virginia University golf coach Sean Covich announced Wednesday that Kurtis Grant (Herndon, Va./South Lakes) has signed a National Letter of Intent and will join the Mountaineers for the 2018-19 season.
“Kurtis has an impressive record as a junior golfer, winning the Virginia Junior Championship and several other impressive accomplishments,” Covich said. “Not only is Kurtis a great golfer, but most importantly, he is a great student. I have no doubt that Kurtis will have a great career both academically and athletically as a Mountaineer.”
A native of Herndon, Virginia, Grant competed for South Lakes High in Reston, Virginia. He claimed medalist honors at the Virginia State Junior Championship at the Federal Club (69-74-69), the Mid-Atlantic Junior Invitational at Parkersburg Country Club (73-73) and the Virginia 6A Regional Championship (68-67) in 2016. Additionally, Grant went undefeated at the 2016 Virginias vs. Carolinas Junior Match Play at 3-0 and was the runner-up at the 2016 Virginia 6A State Championship (76-71) and the PGA Junior Series at Westbrook Country Club (72-71-69).
In 2017, Kurtis Grant won the HJGT Junior at Viniterra with rounds of 74-71 and was the runner-up at the Mid-Atlantic Junior PGA (72-71). A three-time High School Liberty Conference Champion (2015, 2016 2017), he earned Washington Post First Team All-Met Golf honors in 2017 and was a first-team all-state honoree in 2016 and 2017. He posted a pair of top-five finishes at AJGA events, taking fourth at the 2016 AJGA Junior at Cattail Creek (74-68-71) and tying for fifth at the 2015 AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational at Pumpkin Ridge (72-69-74). Most recently, he placed fifth at the 2017 Virginia 6A State Championship (73-71).
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