Yorktown's Newfield

Yorktown High School golfer Benjamin Newfield will play at Davidson College. (Photo by Dave Facinoli)

Yorktown High School standout junior golfer Benjamin Newfield has decided to play at the next level at Division I Davidson College in North Carolina.

Newfield has been a top finisher in district, region and state tournaments his first three seasons at Yorktown. As a freshman, Newfield won the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 individual state championship. He finished third as a sophomore and tied for 12th as a junior.

This past season, Newfield helped the Yorktown team finish second in the Liberty District and 6D North Region tournaments, then sixth in the state.

“He had a lot of opportunities and offers to play at different colleges. He fell in love with Davidson and made the decision to go there,” Yorktown coach Chris Williams said.

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