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Sophomore was co-medalist at the Puerto Rico Classic
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Clemson sophomore Miller Capps has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Golfer of the Month, announced Tuesday by the conference.
Capps earned co-medalist honors at the Puerto Rico Classic on Feb. 23-25. The native of Denver, N.C., had rounds of 70-67-67 for a 204 total, 12-under par, the lowest score by a Clemson golfer for a 54-hole, 72-par event since 2003. His consecutive rounds of 5-under in the second and third rounds were the first for a Tiger golfer since the 1998 NCAA Tournament when Charles Warren accomplished the feat.
Capps finished in a tie for medalist honors with Robby Shelton of No. 1 ranked Alabama, who had a six-shot lead on Capps when the round began. He gained co-medalist honors in a field that included five of the top 10 players in the nation according to the Sagarin College Golf Rankings.
For the year, Capps has a 72.00 stroke average through 15 rounds, including six under-par rounds and two top-10 finishes.