KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. – It’s time for the SEC and ACC to put away their heated rivalries for a day and come together as one.
The final round of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup is set to take place Sunday at The Golf Club of Tennessee when the two conferences team up and try to take home bragging rights in a showdown. Some notable team and individual match-ups:
• Georgia vs. Clemson: Always a heated battle on the football field, will it transfer over to the golf course?
• Duke vs. Vanderbilt: Two strong academic reputations, which one will be smart enough to pull off the victory?
• Thomas Birdsey (Wake Forest) vs. Oliver Goss (Tennessee): Let’s see how Birdsey handles the U.S. Amateur runner-up.
• Denny McCarthy (Virginia) vs. Ben Crancer (Texas A&M): Good friends. McCarthy is solid in match play, Crancer was the individual winner at the event.
• Joey Garber (Georgia) vs. Cody Proveaux (Clemson): Garber, the runner-up at the event, to take on the long-hitter from Clemson.
Each match is worth one point. The first conference to win 12.5 points is the inaugural winner of the Collegiate Challenge Cup.
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The Golf Club of Tennessee, Tee #1
Wake Forest vs. Tennessee
8:00 a.m.: Woody Woodward vs. Juan Carlos Serrano
8:10 a.m.: John Varol vs. Danny Keddie
8:20 a.m.: Danny Guise vs. Jack Smith
8:30 a.m.: Clancy Waugh vs. Brandon Rodgers
8:40 a.m.: Thomas Birdsey vs. Oliver Goss
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Virginia vs. Texas A&M
8:50 a.m.: Jimmy Stanger vs. Jade Scott
9:00 a.m.: Ji Soo Park vs. Adria Arnaus
9:10 a.m.: David Pastore vs. Ty Dunlap
9:20 a.m.: Nick McLaughlin vs. Andrew Lister
9:30 a.m.: Denny McCarthy vs. Ben Crancer
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Georgia vs. Clemson
9:40 a.m.: Nicholas Reach vs. Austin Langdale
9:50 a.m.: Mookie DeMoss vs. Carson Young
10:00 a.m.: Michael Cromie vs. Stephen Behr
10:10 a.m.: Lee McCoy vs. Miller Capps
10:20 a.m.: Joey Garber vs. Cody Proveaux
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The Golf Club of Tennessee, Tee #10
Boston College vs. Mississippi State
8:30 a.m.: John Jackopsic vs. Axel Boasson
8:40 a.m.: Max Christiana vs. Chad Ramey
8:50 a.m.: Patrick Oleksak vs. T.J. Morgan
9:00 a.m.: Nick Pandelena vs. Joe Sakulpolphaisan
9:10 a.m.: Andy Mai vs. Barrett Edens
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Duke vs. Vanderbilt
9:20 a.m.: Turner Southey Gordon vs. Charlie Ewing
9:30 a.m.: Michael Ricaurte vs. Matthias Schwab
9:40 a.m.: Yaroslav Merkulov vs. Spencer Ciesla
9:50 a.m.: Motin Yeung vs. Hunter Stewart
10:00 a.m.: Max Greyserman vs. Ben Fogler