NEW LONDON, N.C. – Virginia Tech shot an opening round one-over-par 289 and is tied with Maryland for fifth place at the 56th Annual ACC Men’s Golf Championship at the 7,102-yard, par-72 Old North State Club at Uwharrie Point in New London, N.C. on Friday.
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Georgia Tech shot seven-under-par 281 and leads NC State by one stroke. Clemson is third at 286 and defending champion
Six of the 11 ACC teams enter the tournament ranked in the top 50 nationally in the Golfstat.com poll, including #3 Clemson and #9 Georgia Tech. Weaver, 35th nationally, is one of seven ACC golfers in the top 50, including Clemson’s Kyle Stanley, ranked fourth, Hill, ranked seventh and Tringale, ranked eighth. The Hokies are 53rd in the Golfstat.com rankings and 61st in the Golfweek/Sagarin poll. Weaver is ranked 51st in Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, where Tringale is third and Hill is fourth.
The second round will be played on Saturday and the final round will be played on Sunday. Livestats can be found on hokiesports.com and coverage is available Saturday and Sunday on ACC Select.
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