April 26, 2013
New London, N.C. - The Virginia men's golf team is in sixth place after the opening round of the ACC Championships at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. The Cavaliers posted an opening round score of 1-under 287. Florida State, ranked No. 14, leads the 11-team field at 17-under 271. Ninth-ranked Duke and Virginia Tech are tied for second at 6-under 282.
Virginia was one of six teams that managed to break par on the first day of competition.
The Cavaliers were led by David Pastore, who equaled his career best single-round score by shooting 3-under 69. Pastore did not get his first round off to a fast start. He stood at 2-over after posting back-to-back bogeys on the third and fourth holes. He then collected six birdies over his next 12 holes before recording a bogey on 17 and a par on 18. Pastore is tied for fifth-place.
Florida State's Daniel Berger leads the field at 7-under 65.
Virginia's other scores included a 72 by Nick Tremps, 73s by Mac McLaughlin and Denny McCarthy and a 74 by Ji Soo Park. Tremps is in 19th place while McLaughlin and McCarthy are tied for 24th. Park is in 29th place.
The tournament continues Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
TheACC.com will broadcast a free webcast of the final two rounds with coverage starting at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Old North State Club
New London, NC
Par-72, 7,102 yards
First Round Results
1. Florida State 271
2. Virginia Tech 282
2. Duke 282
4. Georgia Tech 284
5. Wake Forest 286
6. Virginia 287
7. North Carolina 292
8. NC State 294
9. Clemson 296
10. Maryland 298
11. Boston College 308
Individual Leaders 1. Daniel Berger, Florida State 65 2. Anders Albertson, Georgia Tech 66 3. Hank Lebioda, Florida State 68 3. Mikey Moyers, Virginia Tech 68 5. Evan Beck, Wake Forest 69 5. Rowin Caron, Florida State 69 5. David Pastore, Virginia 69 5. Ollie Schniederjans, Georgia Tech 69 5. Chase Seiffert, Florida State 69 5. Adam Sumrall, Duke 69 5. Davis Womble, Wake Forest 69
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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