Clemson has One Stroke Lead after Round One of ACC Men’s Golf Championship

Georgia Tech’s Anders Albertson 5-under par after 18 holes.

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NEW LONDON, N.C. (theACC.com) – With five teams recording under par performances, the Clemson men’s golf team sits atop the leaderboard after round one of the 2015 ACC Men’s Golf Championship at Old North State Club. 

Shooting 7-under par, Clemson holds a one stroke lead over Florida State. Virginia came in 5-under, followed closely by Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech, both 4-under.

The Tigers were led by junior Miller Capps’ 3-under 69. The Denver, North Carolina, native carded four birdies on the day.

Redshirt junior Stephen Behr (70), sophomore Austin Langdale (71) and junior Cody Proveaux (71) also came in under par for Clemson.

Georgia Tech’s Anders Albertson registered the top score of the day.  The senior had six birdies on the afternoon to card a 67.  Virginia Tech’s Trevor Cone and Florida State’s Hank Lebioda are tied for second, both carding 68 for the day.

Clemson (281) is seven under and in the lead, with Florida State (282) close behind. Virginia (283) is in third and Georgia Tech (284) and Virginia Tech (284) are tied for fourth. Rounding out the field are Louisville (290), North Carolina (293), Duke (297), Wake Forest (299), Notre Dame (303), NC State (303) and Boston College (303).

Round two of the 2015 ACC Men’s Golf Championship begins on Saturday morning, with student-athletes teeing off at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday’s second round action will be available via live stream on ESPN3 beginning at 3 p.m.: http://es.pn/1HnK7t4