GREENSBORO, N.C. – Fifteen golfers from ACC schools will tee off today at the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Six different league programs will be represented at the championship.
Two of the last six U.S. Open champions played in the ACC, with Wake Forest’s Webb Simpson winning in 2012 and Clemson’s Lucas Glover in 2009.
Seven players from current ACC schools have won the championship in the past. The group has combined for 11 U.S. Open titles and includes Clemson’s Glover, Florida State’s Hubert Green, Georgia Tech’s Bobby Jones, North Carolina’s Raymond Floyd, and Wake Forest’s Arnold Palmer, Curtis Strange, and Simpson.