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Men’s Golf Ranked Second In Mastercard Poll

Men’s Golf Ranked Second In Mastercard Poll

April 5, 2000

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson golf team is ranked second in the nation according to the latest MasterCard coaches poll, released by the College Golf Foundation on Tuesday. Clemson trails only conference rival Georgia Tech on the national scene.

Clemson has four golfers ranked in the top 25 in the nation. Lucas Glover of Greenville leads the way with a number-four ranking. John Engler of Augusta, GA is ranked 13th while D.J. Trahan of Spartanburg is 15th. Jonathan Byrd, Clemson first team academic and on the course All-American last year, is 23rd.

Clemson will be in action this weekend at the Compaq US Collegiate Golf Championships at Eldorado Golf Club in Los Cabos, Mexico. The final two rounds will be televised on ESPN networks. The action on Saturday will start at 12:00 Noon on ESPN, while Sunday’s final round will be shown between 2:00 and 4:00 PM on ESPN-2.

MasterCard College Golf Rankings April 5, 2000

 1  Georgia Tech 2  Clemson 3  Northwestern 4  Arizona State 5  Brigham Young 6  Georgia 7  Oklahoma State 8  Fresno State 9  UNLV 10 Houston 11 Arizona 12 Augusta State 13 Stanford 14 Kent 15 Washington 16 Texas 17 New Mexico 18 North Carolina State 19 Florida 20 North Florida 

Men’s Individual Rankings April 5, 2000

Rank Player         Year School                Points 1   Matt Kuchar     SR  Georgia Tech          268.717 2   Luke Donald     JR  Northwestern          261.666 3   Bryce Molder    JR  Georgia Tech          238.625 4   Lucas Glover    JR  Clemson University    237.872 5   Charles Howell  JR  Oklahoma State U.     205.400 6   Paul Casey      JR  Arizona State U.      202.500 7   Nick Cassini    JR  Georgia, U. of        196.842 8   Max Harris      SR  North Carolina, U of  184.260 9   Jeremy Anderson SR  UNLV                  184.002 10  Andy Miller     SR  Brigham Young Univ.   179.095 11  Jess Daley      SR  Northwestern          178.700 12  Martin Maritz   SR  Tulsa, U. of          171.753 13  John Engler     JR  Clemson University    167.370 14  Ben Curtis      SR  Kent                  161.368 15  D.J. Trahan     FR  Clemson University    157.248 23  Jonathan Byrd   SR  Clemson University    123.717