Golfers in Second Place After First Round of ACC Championship

Day One Results

ATLANTA (April 21) – Georgia Tech opened defense of its Atlantic Coast Conference men’s golf championship by posting a 1-under-par 287 and stands in second place, three shots behind NC State, following the first round of the 2000 ACC Golf Championship Friday afternoon at Badin Lake, N.C.

The Yellow Jackets, ranked No. 1 in both the Mastercard and Golfweek magazine collegiate rankings, were led by senior Matt Kuchar (Lake Mary, Fla.), who carded a 1-under-par 71 and is tied for third place with four others.

Junior Bryce Molder (Conway, Ark.), freshman Troy Matteson (Austin, Texas) and sophomore Matt Weibring (Plano, Texas) each posted an even-par 72 for the Jackets and are tied for eighth place. Senior Carlton Forrester (Gainesville, Ga.) shot 77 and did not count for Tech Friday.

Only eight players broke par as winds kept scores up at the 7,102-yard Old North State Club. Carl Patterson led the NC State charge with a 70 and is tied for the individual lead with John Engler of Clemson. Chris Mundorf and David Sanchez of the Wolfpack are in the group at 71 with Kuchar.

The Wolfpack posted a team score of 284, followed by Tech at 287, Clemson at 290, Wake Forest at 294, North Carolina and Maryland at 295, Duke at 296, Virginia at 300 and Florida State at 305.

Atlantic Coast Conference ChampionshipOld North State Golf Course, Badin Lake, NC 7,102 yards, par 72

First Round Scores Fin Team Scores 1 North Carolina State 284 -4 2 Georgia Tech 287 -1 3 Clemson University 290 +2 4 Wake Forest Univ. 294 +6 5 North Carolina, U of 295 +7 Maryland, U. of 295 +7 7 Duke University 296 +8 8 Virginia, U. of 300 +12 9 Florida State Univ. 305 +17

Individuals Fin Name School Scores 1 Carl Pettersson NC State 35- 35 70 -2 John Engler Clemson 34- 36 70 -2 3 Matt Kuchar Ga. Tech 34- 37 71 -1 Keith Unikel Maryland 35- 36 71 -1 Chris Mundorf NC State 37- 34 71 -1 Brad Hyler N Carolina 36- 35 71 -1 David Sanchez NC State 36- 35 71 -1 8 Jonathan Byrd Clemson 37- 35 72 E Bryce Molder Ga. Tech 35- 37 72 E Jay Morgan Wk. Forest 33- 39 72 E Troy Matteson Ga. Tech 37- 35 72 E Marc Turnesa NC State 37- 35 72 E Steve Marino Virginia 36- 36 72 E Mark Tullo NC State 35- 37 72 E Matt Weibring Ga. Tech 35- 37 72 E 16 Chad Wilfong Wk. Forest 38- 35 73 +1 17 Matt Krauss Duke 38- 36 74 +2 Mark Donaldson Florida St 40- 34 74 +2 Max Harris N Carolina 37- 37 74 +2 James Driscoll Virginia 40- 34 74 +2 Brent Wanner Wk. Forest 37- 37 74 +2 Lucas Glover Clemson 35- 39 74 +2 Leif Olson Duke 38- 36 74 +2 D.J. Trahan Clemson 39- 35 74 +2 Mike Christensen Duke 39- 35 74 +2 John Moheyer Maryland 39- 35 74 +2 Jani Saari Clemson 34- 40 74 +2 Paul Tucker Duke 34- 40 74 +2 Whitten Meares N Carolina 38- 36 74 +2 30 Gary Mankulish Maryland 38- 37 75 +3 Kevin Streelman Duke 37- 38 75 +3 Corey Brigham Maryland 36- 39 75 +3 Cameron Yancey Virginia 38- 37 75 +3 Chris Yoder Wk. Forest 36- 39 75 +3 35 Jason Lopez Florida St 38- 38 76 +4 Rob Simmons N Carolina 38- 38 76 +4 Ryan Felty Florida St 37- 39 76 +4 38 Paul Daniel N Carolina 37- 40 77 +5 Carlton Forrester Ga. Tech 38- 39 77 +5 40 Buck Williams Wk. Forest 40- 39 79 +7 40 Bradley Lusenhop Florida St 39- 40 79 +7 Justin Goodhue Virginia 38- 41 79 +7 43 Dan MacDonald Maryland 39- 41 80 +8 44 Kris Hannah Florida St 36- 45 81 +9 45 Mike Mitchell Virginia 46- 40 86 +14

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