John Varol
John Varol

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waxhaw, NC

High School:
Covenant Day School

Birthdate:
03/08/1992

05/21/2014

Demon Deacons Earn Their Degrees

A total of 86 Wake Forest student-athletes received their degrees on Monday

10/01/2013

Deacs Top SMU To Win Payne Stewart Invitational

Wake Forest won the match play portion 5-2

09/30/2013

Men's Golf Ready For Pinehurst No. 2

Demon Deacons will play in the Payne Stewart Invitational on Oct. 1

09/22/2013

Wake Forest Falls To Tennessee In Match Play At Challenge Cup

John Varol and Danny Guise each record match play victories

09/21/2013

Deacons Finish 8th at Dicks Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup

Freshman Clancy Waugh fires his first under-par round


2013-14 Individual Results

Career Tournament Results

2013-14 (Senior)
Played in three events and had a scoring average of 74.71 ... Started his season at the Collegiate Challenge Cup with rounds of 77-72-78 (+14) and finished tied for 36th ... Had an 80 in the stroke play portion of the Payne Stewart Invitational but came back to halve his match with Ryan Burgess of SMU ... Played in the Donald Ross Intercollegiate and carded rounds of 73-71-72 (+6) to finish tied for 33rd.

2012-13 (Junior)
Played in nine events and finished with a 75.8 scoring average, the lowest of his career ... Had a career-low tying round of 69 and six of his 26 rounds were at par or better ... Over 53 percent of his rounds counted towards the team score ... Shot rounds of 72-73-78 at the season-opening Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic to finish tied for 40th ... Opened the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate with a pair of 72s and finished tied for 37th at 4-over par ... Shot rounds of 80-77-82 at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate and was 23-over par ... Tied for 50th at the Tiger Invitational after rounds of 76-76-81 ... Rebounded from an opening round 81 at The Hootie at Bulls Bay with rounds of 69-71 to finish in 16th place at 5-over par ... The 69 tied a career-low ... Had an up-and-down week at the Gary Koch Invitational, carding rounds of 76-70-77 to finish tied for 38th at 7-over par ... Finished tied for 20th at the Navy Spring Invitational with rounds of 75-77 ... Had a tough week at the ACC Championship, posting rounds of 75-79-77 ... Closed the year with rounds of 74-77-78 at the NCAA East Regional and finished tied for 70th.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Played in seven events and finished with a 76.5 scoring average ... Had two rounds at par or better and notched one top-10 finish ... Opened the year with rounds of 75-71-75 at the VCU Shootout and finished tied for 53rd ... Shot rounds of 73-74-76 at the Donald Ross Classic and finished tied for 31st at 13-over par ... Posted his lone top-10 of the season at the O'Briant-Jenson Invitational, finished tied for ninth after rounds of 72-76 ... Played as a member of the team at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate and finished tied for 45th after rounds of 72-79-73 ... Carded rounds of 78-77-78 and finished tied for 45ht at the Seahawk Intercollegiate ... Had a tough event at the Hootie at Bulls Bay, finishing 73rd after rounds of 79-79-82.

Summer 2011
Shot rounds of 72-76 at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier at Colleton River and earned the second alternate spot.

Spring 2011
Had a solid freshman campaign ... Finished with a 76.2 scoring average in 10 events ... Had five rounds at par or better and finished under-par at the ACC Championship ... 75 percent of his rounds counted towards to team score ... Started the spring with a solid showing at the JU Invitational, carding rounds of 81-77-76 to finish tied for 49th ... Played as an individual at the Seahawk Intercollegiate and posted a second round 75 en route to finishing 53rd ... Had a tough week at the General Hackler and finished 89th at 39-over ... Bounced-back with a good tournament at the Irish Creek Collegiate as an individual ... Shot rounds of 73-70-73 to finish tied for 17th ... Keep the momentum rolling and had an impressive showing in his first ACC Championships ... Led the team all weekend with rounds of 69-70-75 to finish tied for 10th at 2-under par ... Is just the third Demon Deacon freshman to finish in the top-10 at the ACCs in the past 20 years ... Followed an opening round 78 at the NCAA Central Regional with a solid 73 and would finish the 54-hole event tied for 49th at 14-over par.

Fall 2010
Played in four of the five events and averaged 74.9 strokes per round ... Nine of his 12 rounds counted towards the team score ... Started his Demon Deacon career at the VCU Shootout, where he finished tied for 37th at 7-over par ... Carded a season-best 71 in the second round of the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate ... Went on to finish tied for 64th at 16-over par ... Opened the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate with rounds of 76-75 but finished with a solid 1-over 73 to tie for 42nd at 8-over ... Finished the fall in style with a 3-under 69 in the final round of the US Collegiate Championship ... The 69 was his lowest round of the season and allowed him to finish tied for 33rd which was also a season-best.

Personal
Full name is John Mitchell Varol ... Born on March 8, 1992 to John and Keely Varol of Waxhaw, NC ... Was a standout two-sport athlete at Covenant Day School, earning six varsity letters in golf and five in soccer ... Was a six-time NCISAA All-State Golf Team member ... Won the individual state title in 2006 and was a two-time runner-up in 2007 and 2008 ... Finished third individually in 2005 while leading his team to a state championship ... Qualified for the 2008 US Junior Amateur Championship with rounds of 71-67 and missed the match-play cut by one-shot ... Finished sixth at both the 2009 Carolinas/Georgia Junior Championship and the 2009 AJGA Heritage Junior Championship ... Named the Charlotte Weekly Golfer of the year as a freshman and have been on the top golfers to watch list for the Charlotte Weekly each of the last three years ... Was also a standout on the soccer pitch, earning NCSAA All-American honors in 2007 and 2008 and is a three-time NCISAA All-State Team member (2007-09) ... Helped his team win the 2005 NCISAA team championship ... Scored a total of 132 goals in his five year career and is Covenant Day School's all-time leading scorer.

 

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