Five Clemson Golfers Qualify for South Carolina Match Play

Five Clemson Golfers Qualify for South Carolina Match Play

June 19, 2009

Clemson, SC – Five current Clemson golfers have advanced to the South Carolina Match Play tournament. The event is being held at the par 72 Oldfield Golf Club in Okatie, SC. The 32-player match play competition begins on Friday. This is the most current Clemson golfers to make the South Carolina Match play field.

A 66 player field played 36 holes of medal play to determine the 32-player match play field. Clemson’s Luke Hopkins was the number-one qualifier by four shots with rounds of 68 and 65 or an 11 under par 133 total.

Corbin Mills (Easley, SC), who will be a freshman at Clemson this coming year, finished fourth with rounds of 70-68, while classmate Crawford Reeves (Greenville, SC) was tied for eighth at 141 after rounds of 69-72.

McCuen Elmore, who will be a sophomore at Clemson next year, finished tied for 11th at even par 144 after rounds of 71-73. Brewer Bradshaw was a fifth current Tiger to make the field after rounds of 72-75. He finished tied for 23rd.

While the Tigers have five of the 32 players in the match play field, none of the current Tigers will meet in the first round.

First Round PairingsBrewer Bradshaw (Columbia, SC) vs. Phillip North (Hilton Head, SC) Crawford Reeves (Greenville, SC) vs. Austin Parks (Mount Pleasant, SC)McCuen Elmore (Cheraw, SC) vs. Evan Phillips (Lexington, SC) Corbin Mills (Easley, SC) vs. Mark Gaynor (Florence, SC) Luke Hopkins (Greer, SC) vs. Luke McClellan (West Columbia, SC)