ODU Men's Golf BIO
Ashton Newsom
Player Profile:
Ashton Newsom 1372611
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Greenbrier Christian

2015-16: Recorded 32nd-place finish at ECU Intercollegiate... Tied for 42nd at Golfweek and Firestone Invitational... Placed 45th at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate and grabbed 57th at The Farms. 

2014-15: Tied For sixth at Golfweek...17th at Greenbrier...74.1 stroke average...68 in ODU/OBX tournament… Represented ODU at the 2015 C-USA Championships… Tied for sixth at Eastern Amateur Championship.

2013-14: T11th at Golfweek Challenge...13th at Firestone...Seventh at Rice Intercollegiate.

2012-13: Advanced to Match Play at Virginia State Amateur after shooting 72-75=147....10th at ODU Outerbanks Tournament...16th at Mission Inn...23rd at Raines....76.1 stroke average.

PREP: Won the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools Championships in 2011 and 2002, playing for Greenbrier Christian High School. Newsom also tied for fourth at the prestigious 2011 Eastern Amateur after shooting 66-69-69-66 for -10 under par. Semifinalist of Junior matchplay...3rd place at the VSGA junior Amateur...In 2010, Newsom carded a 66 to win the cadet Division of the Eastern Am, and was the 2008 Club Champion at Riverfront. Newsom also placed 21st at the 2011 VSGA junior stroke play championships. Two-time State Golf Champion (2008 and 2010)...4-time All-Conference and 3 time-All-State golfer...Performed 72 hours of community service in high school.

PERSONAL: Ashton Newsom...Son of Tim and Leigh Anne Newsome... His father Tim Newsom, longtime pro at Elizabeth Manor and now director of golf at Riverfront golf club... Has one brother Auston (16)...Plans to major: Finance...Interested in Investment banking.... Favorite Sports Personality: Sergio Garcia...Favorite Foods: Chicken parm...Favorite Movie: Bad Boys 2...Person in history would most like to meet: Muhammad Ali...Favorite Book Read: "Zen Golf" by Dr. Joseph Parent...Uncle-Roger Newsom was a two-time State Open Champion and Easter AM Champion.

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