Noting ACC Men's Golf: Wednesday, March 23

March 23, 2011

2011 Spring Highlights

Ben Hogan Award Watch List(Honor recognizes top amateur player in college golf)

John-Tyler Griffin - Georgia Tech

Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient

Will Collins, Virginia

  • Paul Haley (Sr., Dallas, Tex.) and Richard Werenski (Fr., South Hadley, Mass.) held on in the final two matches and lifted Georgia Tech to a 3-2 victory over Texas A&M in the fifth-place match at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play.
  • Clemson (848, -16) captured the team honors at the Furman Intercollegiate, played March 18-20 at the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, S.C. Clemson was led by Thomas Bradshaw (Fr., Columbia, S.C.) with a three-under par 209 score and finished third in the individual standings.
  • Virginia Tech finished third as a team at the Furman Intercollegiate and was led by Garland Green (Sr., Tazewell, Va.) with a two-under par 214 score and tied for sixth place individually.
  • Virginia, NC State and North Carolina posted Top 10 team finishes at the Schenkel Invitational, played March 18-20 at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro, Ga. Virginia (858, -6) placed third, NC State (865, +1) finished sixth and North Carolina finished tied for seventh. Individually, Virginia was led by Ben Kohles (Jr., Cary, N.C.) fifth-place tied finish at 5-under 211.
  • Maryland finished as a team in the Top 10 of the C&F Bank Intercollegiate.
  • In the March 20 Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, four ACC teams are ranked in the top 25, Georgia Tech (4th), Virginia (15th), NC State (21st), Duke (22nd). Wake Forest 29th, Clemson 34th, Virginia Tech and Florida State ranked 47th and 48th respectively. Individually, three ACC golfers placed in the Top 25 of the March 20 Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, James White, Georgia Tech (9th), J.T. Griffin, Georgia Tech (15th), and Kyle Scott, Georgia Tech (20th). Ben Kohles, Virginia is ranked 27th. Amory Davis, Virginia ranked 31st and Evan Beck, Wake Forest ranked 37th.