Wake Forest's Lee Bedford Named ACC Men's Golf of the Month for April

May 1, 2012

ACC Players of the Week

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Wake Forest’s Lee Bedford has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Golfer of the Month for April.

Bedford, a senior from Cary, N.C., finished both tournaments this month in the top seven, including a runner-up finish at the ACC Championship, played April 20-22 at The Old North State Club in New London, N.C. Bedford posted the best finish for a Demon Deacon since Webb Simpson claimed medalist honors in 2008. He finished a season-best 9 under par at the championship, which was one-stroke off his career-best finish.

At the Gary Koch Invitational, played April 7-8 in Tampa, Fla., Bedford tied for seventh and finished the tournament 1-under par 215. At the time, it was Bedford’s fourth tournament this year in which he had finished under-par.

Five of Bedford’s six rounds last month were under-par.

The ACC Men’s Golfer of the Month for April included tournaments played April 3 through April 30, 2012.

FEBRUARY: Julian Suri, Duke
MARCH: Ben Kohles, Virginia and Brooks Koepka, Florida State
APRIL: Lee Bedford, Wake Forest