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Clemson Men’s Golf Schedule Released

Aug. 9, 2000

CLEMSON, S.C.—Clemson Head Golf Coach Larry Penley released the school’s 2000-01 men’s golf schedule on Wednesday. The Tigers 13-tournament schedule includes two trips to Florida, and tournament dates in Las Vegas, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Clemson will open its season September 9-10, a Saturday and Sunday, at The Ridges Intercollegiate in Johnson City, TN. Clemson will play at the Ping Preview September 24-26 against a field that will include 15 of the top 20 teams in the nation.

Another highlight of the fall will be Clemson’s participation in the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate at the Old Overton Course in Birmingham, AL. Clemson has won this event three consecutive years. The fall schedule concludes November 11-12 with the Rolex Match Play Tournament at West Bay Club in Florida. This is the only match play format tournament on Clemson’s schedule.

The spring season will begin in Puerto Rico at the Rio Mar Country Club. Clemson will also travel to Las Vegas and Mexico in the fall before finishing the regular season at the ACC Tournament at the Disney Golf Complex in Orlando.

This year’s NCAA national tournament will take place at Duke University in Durham, NC. Clemson has been to the NCAA Tournament every year since 1982 and has finished in the top 10 in the nation a school record four straight years.

Clemson will again be ranked among the best in the nation this year in the preseason. Penley’s Tigers return four starters, including All-Americans Lucas Glover and John Engler and United States Public Links Champion D.J. Trahan, who is currently ranked as the top amateur in the United States.

2000-01 Clemson Golf Schedule

Date Holes Tournament Course Site
Sept. 9-10 36-18 The Ridges Intercollegiate The Ridges CC Johnson City, TN
Sept. 24-26 36-18 Ping Preview Duke University Durham, NC
Oct. 6-8 18-18-18 Carpet Capital Classic The Farm Dalton, GA
Oct. 16-17 36-18 Jerry Pate Intercollegiate Old Overton CC Birmingham, AL
Nov. 3-5 18-18-18 Palmetto Dunes/Golf World Palmetto Dunes-Hills Hilton Head, SC
Nov. 11-12 36-18 Rolex Match Play West Bay Club Orlando, FL
Feb. 25-27 18-18-18 Puerto Rico Classic Rio Mar CC El Grande, PR
Mar. 10-11 36-18 Schenkel Invitational Forest Heights CC Statesboro, GA
Mar. 23-25 18-18-18 Las Vegas Invitational Desert Inn CC Las Vegas, NV
Apr. 6-8 18-18-18 US Collegiate Championship Cabo San Lucas Cabo San Lucas, Mex.
Apr. 20-22 18-18-18 ACC Championship Disney Golf Complex Estero, FL
May 17-19 18-18-18 NCAA East Regionals Ford’s Colony Marsh Williamsburg, VA
May 29/2 18-18-18-18 NCAA Finals Duke University Durham, NC