Clemson Fourth in Latest Golf World Poll

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Clemson, SC—Clemson is ranked fourth in the nation in the latest Golf World Coaches poll released on Wednesday. Additionally three current Tigers are ranked in the top 40 among college golfers according to the Sagarin Computer rankings.

Georgia is ranked first nationally with 20 first-place votes and 594 poll points according to the latest Golf World poll, while Oklahoma State is second and Southern California is third. Clemson is fourth, followed by Stanford, Washington, ACC rival Georgia Tech, Alabama, Florida and Indiana. This is the sixth consecutive poll that Clemson has been ranked in the top 10 in the nation as a team, the second straight poll Clemson has been ranked fourth.

Individually, Kyle Stanley is ranked seventh nationally with a 69.77 rating according to the Sagarin computer rankings. He has played the third toughest schedule individually and has an outstanding 60-34-3 record against the other top 25 players in the ranking. Stanley finished seventh in the nation as a freshman and 34th last year as a sophomore.

David May has improved to 30th in the nation in the individual rankings after winning co-medalist honors at the ACC Tournament at The Old North State Club last weekend. He has a 70.79 rating. Ben Martin is ranked 37th in the nation with a 70.96 rating.

Clemson, Southern California, Oklahoma State and Georgia are the only schools in the nation with three players ranked among the nation’s top 40.

Clemson is ranked sixth in the nation as a team according to the Sagarin computer rankings.

Golf World Coaches Poll
April 22, 2009
	Rk	Schools (lst place)	Pts
	1.	Georgia (20)		594
	2.	Oklahoma State (3)	566
	3.	Southern California	542
	4.	Clemson (1)		517
	5.	Stanford		474
	6.	Washington		450
	7.	Georgia Tech		416
	8.	Alabama			405
	9.	Florida			399
	10.	Indiana			396
	11.	South Carolina		315
	12.	Illinois		287
	13.	Arkansas		285
	14.	Texas Tech		281
	15.	TCU			257
	16.	Texas			205
	17.	Arizona State		198
	18.	NC State		161
	19.	UCLA			160
	20.	Tennessee		132
	21.	Texas A&M		126
	22.	LSU			115
	23.	UCF			107
	24.	Colorado State		94
	25.	UNLV			75	

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