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Mills in Top 15 of US Amateur and Golfweek College Rankings

Mills in Top 15 of US Amateur and Golfweek College Rankings

Dec. 27, 2011

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson junior Corbin Mills is ranked seventh in the United States Amateur rankings and 14th in the Golfweek Sagarin College Rankings entering the spring 2012 season. The native of Easley, SC is one of just five golfers in the top 15 of both rankings.

Mills has 3400 points to rank seventh in the US Amateur rankings and has a 69.09 rating to rank 14th in the country in the Sagarin rankings. The other golfers in the top 15 of both are Patrick Cantlay of UCLA, Patrick Rodgers of Stanford, Chris Williams of Washington and Jordan Spieth of Texas.

Mills has a strong fall for the Tigers, highlighted by his victory at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate in early October. Mills had a 71.00 stroke average in four tournaments this past fall to lead the Tigers. He had eight scores of under par in his 12 rounds. He had Clemson’s best score of the day in eight of the 12 rounds as well. His top round was a 65 at the Jerry Pate, his career best round for the Tigers.

Clemson is ranked 15th as a team heading into the spring schedule. The Tigers open play Feb. 19 at the Puerto Rico Classic in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico.

Top United States Amateur Players
1. Patrick Cantlay Los Alamitos, CA 8000
2. Patrick Rodgers Avon, IN 5700
3. John Peterson Ft. Worth, TX 5500
4. Kelly Kraft Denton, TX 3650
5. Chris Williams Moscow, ID 3650
6. Russell Henley Macon, GA 3450
7. Corbin Mills Easley, SC 3400
8. Jordan Spieth Dallas, TX 3100
9. Andrew Putnam University Place, WA 2950
10. Will Collins Salisbury, NC 2800
11. Paul Haley Dallas, TX 2700
12. Zac Blair Ogden, UT 2650
13. James White Acworth, GA 2600
14. Lion Kim Lake Mary, FL 2500
15. Jeffrey Kang Fullerton, CA 2400


Top Sagarin/Golfweek Collegiate Players
1. Daylan Frittelli Texas 67.52
2. Jordan Spieth Texas 67.64
3. Eugene Wong Oregon 67.79
4. Patrick Rodgers Stanford 68.27
5. Brooks Koepka Florida State 68.50
6. Patrick Cantlay UCLA 68.67
7. Sean Dale North Florida 68.74
8. Stephan Jaeger Chattanooga 68.95
9. Luke Guthrie Illinois 68.95
10. Chris Williams Washington 68.98
11. Justin Thomas Alabama 69.03
12. Julien Brown TCU 69.06
13. T.J. Voegel Florida 69.07
14. Corbin Mills Clemson 69.09
15. Todd Baek San Diego State 69.13