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Tigers advance to Match Play for first time

Clemson will face Duke in the first round of the ACC Championship Match Play on Saturday.

This will be the first time the Tigers have advanced to Match Play since the conference changed the championship format from Stroke Play to Match Play.

Clemson battled the Blue Devils for second place behind stroke play champion Wake Forest before finishing in third place 8-shots in front of fourth place Virginia.

Clemson was again led by Annabelle Pancake, who finished medal play in fourth place, after posting her best round of the tournament, a 3-under par 69.

Clemson’s Annabelle Pancake earned the highest finish for a Tiger golfer in the history of the program at the ACC Championship. Pancake finished fourth. (GolfClub File Photo)

Pancake’s finish was the highest by a Tiger golfer in the history of the Clemson program.

Senior Savanah Grewal had the best final round score for Clemson carding a 4-under par 68 to finish in 10th place.

Melena Barrientos, Isabella Rawl and Chloe Holder all contributed to the Tigers making the Match Play portion of the ACC Championship for the first time.

Amanda Sambach won the ACC individual title shooting 14 under par to finish two shots in front of Duke’s Phoebe Brinker.

Wake Forest won the Stroke Play title by 8 shots and will face fourth place Virginia in the other semi-final match,

ACC Championship Scores https://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=team&tid=27479

Pabsimma finishes third at Big South Championship

USC Upstate’s Beem Pabsimma finised third in medal play at the Big South Championship. (Upstate Photo)

USC Upstate women’s golf secured a top-three individual finisher for the third consecutive year at the Big South Women’s Golf Championship played at The Links at Stoney Point.

Beem Pabsimma earned her second top three finish in the conference championship.

The red-shirt senior was the medalist in 2021
Pabsimma shot rounds of 71-77-73-221 with her opening-round 71 marking the Spartans’ lowest round of the event.
As a team, Upstate posted rounds of 309-326-307-942 to place eighth on the final team leaderboard.

Scores from the Big South Championship https://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=team&&lb=&x=0.0670029366853&tid=27288

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