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Loudoun County High School grad Billy Hurley III earned his first career PGA Tour win Sunday at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.—Photo Courtesy/J.D. Cuban, Tiger Woods Foundation

Leesburg native Billy Hurley breaks through for first PGA Tour win

"It's been a hard year, it's been a really hard year. So it's nice to have something go well," an emotional Billy Hurley III told CBS golf analyst Peter Kostis on the 18th green at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Hurley, 34, had just put the finishing touches on his first PGA Tour win - a three-shot victory June 26 at the 2016 Quicken Loans National.

Anthony Netto, considered to be one of the top wheelchair golfers in the world, takes a swing during the Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open. Netto developed the Paramobile, which allows paralyzed golfers to stand.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Golf event in Lansdowne raises funds, awareness for Paralyzed Veterans of America

The sun shined a bit brighter for 45 veterans June 20 at the Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open, contested at The Golf Club at Lansdowne. The event, in its ninth year, is designed for networking between veterans and employers with hopes of giving paralyzed veterans jobs.

Kevin McLister watches his ball flight during Asian Tour Qualifying School. McLister placed 10th in the final stage of qualifying to earn his tour card.—Photo Courtesy/Asian Tour

Loudoun County alum McLister aces Asian Tour qualifying

The odds were long, though that is nothing new for Kevin McLister. The former Loudoun County High School and University of Delaware standout has been grinding away at turning his dream of playing golf on a worldwide tour into a reality for the last four years.

Brandon Yoon topped the leaderboard in two American Junior Golf Association events in 2015. He plans to continue his golf career at the University of Virginia, beginning in the fall of 2017.—Photo Courtesy/Aaron Wyche, VivaLoudoun.com

Rock Ridge’s Yoon to tee off for University of Virginia

For Brambleton teen Brandon Yoon, golf has played a major role in his life since he started playing the sport at age 5. Now a junior at Rock Ridge High School, Yoon has secured his collegiate golf future with a commitment to the University of Virginia.

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind—Oct. 22-27 events

Briar Woods sophomore Skylar Sload leads a contingent of six Loudoun golfers at the VHSL Girls Open Championship, while Briar Woods, Dominion, Freedom, Loudoun County, Riverside, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora net volleyball wins Tuesday night.

Skylar Sload follows her shot during the Conference 14 golf tournament. Sload will play in her first VHSL Girls Open Championship next week.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Sload set to play in VHSL Girls Open Championship

Briar Woods sophomore Skylar Sload will cap a breakthrough prep season by playing in the Virginia High School League Girls Open Championship Oct. 26-27 at Red Wing Lake Golf Course in Virginia Beach.

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind—Oct. 19-21 events

Briar Woods wins Conference 14 Competition Cheer title, Stone Bridge wins a pair of volleyball matches, Loudoun County senior Taylor Borup records volleyball milestone, Broad Run sweeps cross-country dual meets and Stone Bridge's Abby Bloom qualifies for Girls Open Golf Championship.

The Loudoun Valley Vikings are Virginia 4A state golf champions.—Courtesy Photo

Valley doubles up: Vikings, Weaver win state golf titles

When you think of a double in golf, it's normally correlated with a dreaded double bogey. For the Loudoun Valley Vikings, a double was the perfect conclusion to a superb 2015 varsity season. For a third consecutive year, the Vikings boasted the state's individual champion. In addition, Valley put the icing on the cake by taking home the team championship at the Virginia 4A state golf tournament.

Ryan Monastero studies the green prior to a putt at the LCPS Golf Championship.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind—Oct. 13 events

Stone Bridge senior Eli Robertson and Loudoun County sophomore Ryan Monastero conclude their varsity golf seasons with strong showings at Virginia High School League state tournaments. Dominion, Freedom, Heritage, Loudoun County, Potomac Falls and Stone Bridge win volleyball matches.

Eli Robertson of Stone Bridge has qualified for the Virginia 5A state golf tournament.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind-Oct. 7 events

Stone Bridge High School senior Eli Robertson qualifies for Virginia 5A state golf tournament; Foxcroft School ties rival Fredericksburg Academy in field hockey; and Broad Run tops Tuscarora in Conference 14 volleyball match.

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