Tar Heels Begin ACC Tourney Play on Friday
Release: 04/20/2017

After a season that has featured nine top-five finishes in 10 tournaments, the Carolina men’s golf team has turned its attention to postseason play, beginning with the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship, which is being contested at the Musgrove Mill Golf Club in Clinton, S.C.

The ACC Tournament is the fifth straight event in which UNC is represented by senior Henry Do, juniors Ben Griffin, William Register and Jose Montaño, and freshman Austin Hitt.

The Tar Heels finished tied for eighth at the 2016 ACC Championship. Carolina has won the team title 11 times, and a Tar Heel has won medalist honors 13 times. Only Wake Forest and Georgia Tech have more team titles.

This is Do’s fourth straight ACC Championship and the third straight for Griffin and Register. Do’s best finish was a tie for fifth his sophomore season when he shot a 208, the third-lowest 54-hole score in UNC’s ACC Tournament history.

Carolina begins first round action as the league’s seven seed on Friday, April 21, from the 10th tee beginning at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday’s tee times will be set according to each team’s position in the standings.

Live scoring for the event will be available on GolfStat. The event will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra from 2 p.m. until the end of play on Friday and from 1 p.m. to the end of play on Saturday.

There is no admission fee for the event.

2017 ACC Championship Field

Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, North Carolina, NC State, Notre Dame, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest

Tar Heel Lineup

1.     William Register, junior, Burlington, N.C.

2.     Ben Griffin, junior, Chapel Hill, N.C.

3.     Jose Montaño, junior, Cochabamba, Bolivia

4.     Austin Hitt, freshman, Longwood, Fla.

5.     Henry Do, senior, Canton, Mich.

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