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Proveaux Leads Clemson to Second Place at Palmetto

Proveaux Leads Clemson to Second Place at Palmetto

Clemson, S.C.—Cody Proveaux fired a two under par 68 to lead Clemson to a second place finish out of 18  teams at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Invitational on Tuesday.  The Tigers finished with an 826 total, 14 under on the par 70 Palmetto Country Club Course in Aiken, S.C.

Clemson finished just one shot behind eighth ranked South Carolina, who had an 825 score.  Clemson and South Carolina both had rounds of 279 on Monday, but the Gamecocks won by one shot.   Clemson had shot a 15 under par 265 on Monday, the lowest round in Clemson history.

Proveaux had rounds of 71-63-68 for the 54 holes.  His 63 in the second round tied the Clemson record for low 18-hole score.  He had another fine day on Tuesday as he played the back nine in three under par.  His 202 score tied for the fourth lowest in Clemson history for 54 holes.  He played the par five holes at six under par, tied for the best in the 90-player field.

The junior from Leesville, S.C. finished second to Will Starke of South Carolina, who had a 201 total for the 54 holes.

Clemson had three players tie for 15th place at two under par 208.  Billy Kennerly had a 72 on Tuesday to finish at 208, while Miller Capps had a 70 on Tuesday to finish at 208.  Stephen Behr had a 69 on Tuesday to reach that number.  It was the second straight round in the 60s for the Clemson junior who had missed Clemson’s opening tournament of the year with a wrist injury.

Austin Langdale, the defending champion of this tournament, shot a 73 I nthe final round and finished at 219 for the 54 holes. 

Cleveland Golf Palmetto Invitational

March 9-10, Palmetto Country Club, Aiken, S.C

Team Standings

1. South Carolina 825, 2. Clemson   826,  3. Kennesaw State 831, 4. Virginia 832, 5. GRU Augusta 841,  and Idaho 841, 7. Liberty 846, 8. Georgia Southern 857, 9. Wofford 858 and Maryland 858, 11. Francis Marion 860, 12. Furman 861, 13. South Carolina-Aiken 863, 14. Presbyterian 864, 15. Wisconsin 874, 16. Western Carolina 876 and Loyola Maryland 876, 18. Elon 878

Clemson Individuals

 2. Cody Proveaux 202, 15. Billy Kennerly 208, 15. Miller Capps 208, 15. Stephen Behr 208, 55. Austin Langdale 219.