Wyndham Championship Features 27 Atlantic Coast Conference Alumni

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Twenty-seven golfers with Atlantic Coast Conference ties will be among the field when the Wyndham Championship gets under way tomorrow at Sedgefield Country Club.

The Piedmont Triad PGA TIUR stop features 2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover, who starred at Clemson, as well as 2001 British Open champion David Duval (Georgia Tech) and 1997 PGA champion Davis Love III (North Carolina).

Five former golfers from Clemson and five from Georgia Tech are among the Wyndham field, which also includes four alumni from Duke, three each from NC State and Wake Forest, two apiece from North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech and one from Florida State.

The ACC has an even stronger tie to Sedgefield – the conference was founded there on May 8, 1953, and has made its headquarters in Greensboro throughout its 56-plus years of existence. The ACC’s current office is only a few miles from the course.

Below is the complete list of ACC alumni competing in the 2009 Wyndham Championship, listed alphabetically:

Billy Andrade, Wake Forest

Ryan Blaum, Duke

Jonathan Byrd, Clemson

Tim Clark, NC State

Brendon de Jonge, Virginia Tech

James Driscoll, Virginia

David Duval, Georgia Tech

Lucas Glover, Clemson

Bill Haas, Wake Forest

Davis Love III, North Carolina

Steve Marino, Virginia

Troy Matteson, Georgia Tech

George McNeill, Florida State

Bryce Molder, Georgia Tech

Joe Oglivie, Duke

Leif Olson, Duke

Carl Pettersson, NC State

Webb Simpson, Wake Forest

Kyle Stanley, Clemson

Kevin Streelman, Duke

Nicholas Thompson, Georgia Tech

D.J. Trahan, Clemson

Marc Turnesa, NC State

Johnson Wagner, Virginia Tech

Charles Warren, Clemson

Matt Weibring, Georgia Tech

Mark Wilson, North Carolina


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