MA’s Aiden O’Donovan Signs NLI to Join URI

Somerville’s Aiden O’Donovan has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the University of Rhode Island Golf team next season. 

O’Donovan is currently a senior at Somerville High School in Massachusetts. 

“URI is the perfect fit for me. It is a nice, beautiful campus with a great coach who has the right intentions. He puts a strong emphasis on being a gentleman and he truly wants the best for his players. It’s school first, then everything else after,” said O’Donovan. 

Aiden O’Donovan PHOTO: URI

O’Donovan exploded onto the golf scene several months ago, including this past April when he won the Challenge Cup at Alpine Country Club. 

“We had Aidan as a top prospect even before he exploded 18 months ago and had a great summer. He is a thinker, a grinder when he needs to be, and a winner,” said URI head coach Gregg Burke in a statement. 

O’Donovan will join the Rams in the fall of 2022. 

Honors & Accomplishments

  • Tied for 11th at the 2021 Junior Honda Classic (76-75)
  • Qualified for the 2021 Mass Am and made the cut at 2021 New England Am
  • Was a Mass Jr Am Qualifier (71, 2nd)
  • Won the 2021 Challenge Cup Championship (75-70)
  • Tied for first at the 2021 Dale Smith Memorial (69-73) as well as the 2021 Gatley Cup (71-71)
  • Won the 2021 Bayberry Hills Club Championship (71-71)
  • Was a 2020 New England Am qualifier (74, t-3rd)
  • Went 77-73-75 at the 2020 Bay State Cup
  • Tied for seventh at the 2020 US Challenge Cup Amateur Invitational (76-71)
  • Finished first in the 2020 US Challenge Cup Spinal Technology Match Play
  • Was undefeated (18-0-2) during his sophomore year of high school golf
  • Has a scoring average of 35
  • Qualified for the 2020 Mass Am
  • Was the 2019 Mass Jr Am Qualifier Medalist (72)

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