May 12, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida State senior golfer George McNeill was named to
the All-ACC men’s golf team today. McNeill, a native from North Fort
Myers, FL and ranked 26th in the latest Rolex Collegiate Golf Rankings, was
the only Florida State representative on the 10-member team.
McNeill finished the regular season schedule with a stroke average of
72.38 in 32 rounds. He finished the year with one tournament victory,
three top five finishes and nine top 20 finishes in 11 tournaments.
Shooting a three-round total of 207, McNeill captured his first career
tournament victory at the Tennessee Tournament of Championships in October.
McNeill also led the ACC with 11 sub-par rounds and was second with six
rounds in the 60’s.
Georgia Tech’s Matt Kuchar was selected Player of the Year by the
coaches, while teammate Bryce Molder won Rookie of the Year honors.
Clemson’s Larry Penley captured his third straight ACC Coach of the Year
Florida State and McNeill travel to the NCAA East Regional this weekend
in Hilton Head, SC. The tournament, featuring 11 teams in the top 20, is
being held at the Melrose Golf Course on Daufuskie Island. The top 11
teams and two individuals will qualify for the NCAA Championships at the
University of New Mexico on May 27-30.
1998 All-ACC Team
Jonathan Byrd Clemson Tim Clark NC State James Driscoll Virginia Max Harris North Carolina Don Hill North Carolina Matt Kuchar Georgia Tech Joey Maxon Clemson George McNeill Florida State Byrce Molder Georgia Tech Charles Warren Clemson
Player of the Year Matt Kuchar Rookie of the Year Bryce Molder Coach of the Year Larry Penley