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Five ACC Teams Set for NCAA Men’s Golf Championship

Five ACC Teams Set for NCAA Men's Golf Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – Five Atlantic Coast Conference men’s golf teams advanced from NCAA Regional play and will compete at the NCAA Championship, May 26-May 31 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina and Virginia each finished in the top five of their respective NCAA Regional to earn a spot in the national championship field. 

ACC champion Georgia Tech delivered a record-setting performance in winning the Salem Regional, while North Carolina placed third to join the Yellow Jackets in qualifying. Virginia posted a third-place finish at the NCAA Las Vegas Regional, and Florida State took third in Morgan Hills, California. Duke rallied for a fifth-place finish in Norman, Oklahoma to secure its spot.


The ACC nearly placed a sixth team in the Championship, but the Tigers lost a playoff to Texas A&M for the fifth spot in Salem.


The national championship format consists of 30 teams and 10 individuals competing in stroke play competition beginning Friday, May 26. The top eight teams advance to match play with quarterfinals and semifinals on Tuesday, May 30, and the national championship match on Wednesday, May 31. 

Please see below for more from each of the five advancing schools.


Georgia Tech

Connor Howe and Hiroshi Tai set the tone with twin 6-under-par 66 scores Wednesday, and 11th-ranked Georgia Tech shattered a pair of school 54-hole scoring records after posting a 21-under-par round of 267 Wednesday to win the NCAA Salem Regional.

After setting a program record for 18-hole scoring in an NCAA post-season round Tuesday (266, -22), the No. 2-seed Yellow Jackets nearly beat that record Wednesday. Tech came up one stroke short of duplicating the 18-hole mark, but instead established a team 54-hole scoring record for an NCAA regional at 53-under-par 811. The Jackets won the Salem Regional by eight shots over Arkansas after starting the day seven shots behind the Razorbacks.

Tech’s 54-hole total of 811 at The Cliffs at Keowee Falls was the fourth-lowest score in program history for any tournament, and the 53-under-par mark was its third-best ever.


North Carolina

Ryan Burnett won the individual title by two strokes and the University of North Carolina advanced to the 2023 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship by finishing third in a…


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