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New London, NC – The No. 22 Virginia men’s golf team is tied for sixth place after the opening round of the ACC Championships at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. The Cavaliers shot 7-over 295 and are tied with NC State. Sixth-ranked Georgia Tech grabbed the early lead at 7-under 281. Duke is second at 289, Clemson is third at 290, Wake Forest is fourth at 293 and Florida State is fifth at 294.

Virginia was led during the opening round by Henry Smart’s 2-under 70. He is in tied for fifth place, two shots behind co-leaders Paul Hadley and Kyle Scott of Georgia Tech. All four of UVa’s other competitors – Will Collins, Ben Kohles, Amory Davis and Bruce Woodall – finished at 3-over 75 and are tied for 27th place.

The tournament continues Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m. Virginia’s golfers will start play at 9:40 a.m. Saturday and will be paired with Florida State and Wake Forest. Live scoring is online at will broadcast a free webcast of the final two rounds with coverage starting at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

ACC Championships
Old North State Club
New London, NC
Par-72, 7,102 yards
First Round Results

Team Results
1. Georgia Tech 281
2. Duke 289
3. Clemson 290
4. Wake Forest 293
5. Florida State 294
6. Virginia 295
6. NC State 295
8. North Carolina 297
9. Virginia Tech 299
10. Maryland 304
11. Boston College 314

Individual Leaders
1. Paul Hadley, Georgia Tech 68
1. Kyle Scott, Georgia Tech 68
3. John Varol, Wake Forest 69
3. Yaroslav Merkulov, Duke 69
5. Henry Smart, Virginia 70
5. Albin Choi, NC State 70
5. Corbin Mills, Clemson 70

5. Henry Smart 70
27. Will Collins 75
27. Ben Kohles 75
27. Amory Davis 75
27. Mac McLaughlin 75

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