Clemson, S.C—Sydney Legacy shot a final round 73 on Saturday in difficult conditions to finish third individually and lead Clemson to a ninth-place finish among 17 teams at the Bryan National Collegiate at Bryan Park Country Club near Greensboro, NC. The tournament was Clemson’s final competition prior to the ACC Championship that starts April 21 in Greensboro.
Legacy had the third best round of the day among the 95 players in the field. Saturday’s round was played in a steady rain and low 40 degree temperatures. Only one team, Wake Forest, shot better than 17 over par for the round. The Demon Deacons won the tournament with a 54-hole score of 888, five shots ahead of seventh ranked Furman . Clemson finished at 915 for the three rounds, two shots ahead of 18th ranked Miami (FL)
Legacy had two bogeys, one birdie and 15 pars during an excellent performance. She played the par five holes at four under par for the tournament, tied for second best in the field. The third place finish was the best of the senior’s career, and her third top 10 in the last four tournaments. She scored a 73 in all three rounds to finish at 219.
Kennedy Swann was the only other Clemson golfer to break 80 on Saturday. The sophomore had a 78 and finished 53rd for the 54 holes at 233. Earlier in the tournament she had the second eagle of her career. Alice Hewson was Clemson’s second best golfer for the tournament with a 47th place finish at 232.
Clemson finished ninth overall, but did defeat ACC schools Miami (FL) (917), Virginia (921), and Notre Dame (924).
Bryan National Collegiate
April 6-7, 2018
Bryan Park Golf Club
- Wake Forest 888, 2. Furman 893, 3. Auburn and North Carolina 897, 5. South Carolina 898, 6. NC State 899, 7. Tennessee 906, 8. Michigan 910, 9. Clemson 915, 10. Miami (FL) 917, 11. Virginia 921, 12. UCF 922, 13. Notre Dame 924, 14. Kentucky 927, 15. Colorado State 930, 16. Charlotte 941, 17. Georgetown 944.
- Sydney Legacy 219, 47. Alice Hewson 232, 53. Kennedy Swann 233, 60. Ana Paula Valdes 236, 82. Marisa Messana 244. Individual: 82. Callista Rice 242