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This Week in ACC Men’s Golf: Spring Season Underway

This Week in ACC Men’s Golf: Spring Season Underway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( – The 2024 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Golf season began on Monday, January 29, when Wake Forest teed off at the Southwestern Invitational and Louisville opened at the Sea Best Invitational.

The Cardinals took home third at the 15-team Invitational in Pone Verda Beach, Florida, as freshman Cooper Claycomb carded a personal best 5-under-par in the final round to tie for seventh in the final standings. Teammate Max Kennedy joined Claycomb in seventh as the duo finished the event at 1-over.

The Demon Deacons placed eighth at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, California, as Daniel Sheedy and Scotty Kennon tied for 13th at 3-under-par in the final standings.

On Saturday, Clemson and Virginia will open their respective seasons at the Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate in Statesboro, Georgia, for a two-day event. Monday begins the Battle at Briar’s Creek in Johns Island, South Carolina, and will feature the Tigers, Boston College and Virginia Tech.

The ACC is coming off a strong fall season in which six league members combined to win eight team tournament titles – Duke (1 – Rod Myers Invitational), Florida State (1 – Jackson T. Stephens Cup), North Carolina (3 – Olympia Field/Illini Invitational, Williams Cup, East Lake Cup), Notre Dame (1 – Folds of Honor Collegiate), Virginia (1 – Golf Club of Georgia Invitational) and Wake Forest (1 – Highlands Invitational).

Recent Results

January 29-30

Wake Forest – 8th of 13 at Southwestern Invitational (Westlake Village, California)

Louisville – 3rd of 15 at Sea Best Invitational (Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida)

Upcoming Schedule

February 3-4 – Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate

Clemson, Virginia

February 5-6 – Battle at Briar’s Creek

Boston College, Clemson, Virginia Tech

ACC Notes

  • With the spring season getting underway new rankings were announced on Wednesday by Scoreboard powered by Clippd. In the team rankings, five ACC teams are in the top 25 with North Carolina leading the way at No. 2. Georgia Tech is No. 11, Florida State is No. 12, Virginia is No. 13 and Duke is No. 25.


  • In the latest individual rankings, three ACC players rank in the top five, as Georgia Tech’s Christo Lamprecht is the top ranked ACC player at No. 2. The North Carolina duo of David Ford and Maxwell Ford follow at No. 3…


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