Noting ACC Men's Golf: October 7

Oct. 7, 2010

  • Former Wake Forest golf alums Bill Haas and Gary Hallberg were both winners on their respective tours. Haas completed a wire-to-wire victory at the PGA Tour's Viking Classic outside of Jackson, Miss. and Hallberg fired a course-record 61 to come from behind and win the Champions Tour Ensure Classic in Hickory, N.C. The win for Haas was the second of his career and the second of the season. For Hallberg, it was his first victory on the Champions Tour and his first win since the 2002 Northeast Pennsylvania Classic on the Nationwide Tour.

    FIRST BIG WEEKEND IN OCTOBER - BOSTON COLLEGE, VIRGINIA AND NC STATE CAPTURE TEAM HONORS AND THREE ACC PLAYERS CAPTURE MEDALIST HONORS

     

  • Boston College (594) captured the ECAC Men's Golf Championship, played October 1-2, at the Twisted Dune Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Boston College was led by sophomore tournament medalist winner, Luke Feehan (Carmel, N.Y.), who shot the only under par round with a four-under 68 and he finished the two-day tournament with a four-under par 140. Feehan was one of five All-ECAC Tournament team honorees.
  • Virginia's Ben Kohles (Junior, Cary, NC) won the fourth tournament in his career as the Cavaliers cruised to a nine-shot victory (849, -15), at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate in Tampa, Fla. The tournament was played October 2-3. The victory marked the sixth consecutive season Virginia has won a tournament title. Florida State finished second as a team and was led by second-place individual finisher, Brooks Koepka (Junior, Wellington, Fla.). North Carolina finished in 10th place and was led by junior Jack Fields (Southern Pines, N.C.), who tied for third place individually.
  • Four ACC teams out of the 17 teams participating at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate, October 4-5, at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh, N.C. finished in the top 4 team results. NC State captured the tournament title, while Duke, Wake Forest and Maryland finished second, third and fourth respectively. In addition, NC State freshman Albin Choi (Toronto, Ontario) won the medalist honors with a six-under par 207. Wake Forest junior Lee Bedford (Cary, N.C.) placed second with a five-under par 208. Wake Forest's Evan Beck (sophomore, Virginia Beach, Va.) and Duke's Brinson Paolini (sophomore, Virginia Beach, Va.) tied for third place honors (210, -3).