2016 ACC Men’s Golf Championship Gets Underway Friday



Greensboro, N.C. -- The team pairings are set for the opening round of the 63rd annual ACC Men’s Golf Championship, which will be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 22-24, over the 7,102-yard, par-72 course at the Old North State Country Club in New London, N.C.

Boston College, Notre Dame, and Virginia Tech begin the championship on Friday teeing off at 8:30 a.m. Louisville, Georgia Tech, and NC State are in the next wave at 9:30, followed by North Carolina, Virginia, and Duke at 10:30 a.m. Clemson, Wake Forest, and Florida State have the morning’s final tee time at 11:30 a.m.

ACC Men’s Golf Championship - First Round Pairings
8:30 - 9:10 a.m. = Boston College, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech
9:30 - 10:10 a.m. = Louisville, Georgia Tech, NC State
10:30 - 11:10 a.m. = North Carolina, Virginia, Duke
11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. = Clemson, Wake Forest, Florida State

No. 10 Florida State leads six ACC teams ranked in the Golfstat Top 25. The Seminoles are followed by No. 11 Wake Forest, No. 12 Clemson, No. 20 Duke, No. 21 Virginia, and No. 24 North Carolina. 

Florida State’s Hank Lebioda is the top-ranked ACC golfer according to Golfstat at No. 20, while Wake Forest’s Will Zalatoris is the highest in Golfweek at No. 17.

2016 marks the 15th-straight year and 20th time overall that the league championship will be held at the Old North State Country Club. Wake Forest leads all schools with 18 league titles and 22 individual champions. Georgia Tech, which has won 14 outright ACC Championships and shared two more, has produced 11 individual medalists. North Carolina is third with 11 titles (10 outright), followed by Clemson with nine (eight outright).

The tournament will be carried live on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday. There is no charge for admission.