Aug. 7, 2002
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference 50th Anniversary Men's Golf Team has been announced by Commissioner John Swofford. The 51-member team, including former Terps Deane Beman, Bill Calfee and Fred Funk, was voted on by the nine league institutions as decided by the league's 50th Anniversary Committee.
Clemson and Wake Forest led all league schools with 12 members each on the Golden Anniversary team while North Carolina and NC State were second with six honorees each. Duke had five players selected, followed by Georgia Tech with four and Maryland and Virginia with three apiece.
Biographical sketches on the three former Maryland stars, and the complete ACC 50th Anniversary Men's Golf Team:
Deane Beman, Maryland (1958-1961) Maryland All-American in 1960 ... Turned professional in 1967 ... First commissioner of PGA Tour (1974-94) ... Introduced "stadium golf"... As player, won U.S. Amateur twice and British Amateur once ... Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2000 ... Currently playing on the Senior PGA Tour.
Bill Calfee, Maryland (1968-1971) An All-American in 1970 and 1971 ... Played professionally on the PGA Tour following his collegiate career ... Currently the PGA's Executive Vice President of Operations ... Head of the PGA Tour's competition committee.
Fred Funk, Maryland (1977-1980) Maryland golf coach from 1982 to 1988 ... Currently ranked ninth in scoring average on the PGA Tour, and ranked 43rd on the PGA Tour's 2001 money list ... Had four top 10 finishes on the 2001 Tour ... Has two top-10 finishes in major PGA tournaments ... T9th at the 2000 PGA Championship and T7th at the 1993 U.S. Open.
ACC 50th Anniversary Men's Golf Team Billy Andrade Wake Forest 1983-1987 Bristol, R.I. Deane Beman Maryland 1958-1961 Bethesda, Md. Tee Burton North Carolina 1988-1991 Shelby, N.C. Jonathan Byrd Clemson 1996-2000 Columbia, S.C. Bill Calfee Maryland 1968-1971 Virginia Beach, Va. Lewis Chitengwa Virginia 1995-1998 Brookline, Mass. Stewart Cink Georgia Tech 1992-1995 Florence, Ala. Tim Clark NC State 1996-1998 Umkomaas, South Africa Simon Cooke Virginia 1993-1996 Harare, Zimbabwe Richard Coughlan Clemson 1993-1997 Offally, Ireland James Driscoll Virginia 1997-2000 Richmond, Va. David Duval Georgia Tech 1990-1993 Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Danny Ellis Clemson 1989-1993 Haines City, Fla. John Engler Clemson 1997-2001 Augusta, Ga. Frank Fuhrer North Carolina 1978-1981 Pittsburgh, Pa. Fred Funk Maryland 1977-1980 College Park, Md. Lucas Glover Clemson 1997-2001 Greenville, S.C. Nicky Goetze Clemson 1989-1993 Hull, Ga. Jay Haas Wake Forest 1973-1976 Belleville, Ill. Gary Hallberg Wake Forest 1977-1980 Barrington, Ill. Max Harris North Carolina 1997-2000 Worthing, England Vance Heafner NC State 1973-1976 Cary, N.C. Scott Hoch Wake Forest 1974-1978 Raleigh, N.C. Joe Inman Wake Forest 1966-1969 Greensboro, N.C. John Inman North Carolina 1981-1984 Greensboro, N.C. Kevin Johnson Clemson 1985-1989 Pembroke, Mass. Matt Kuchar Georgia Tech 1997-2000 Lake Mary, Fla. Jack Lewis Wake Forest 1966-1969 Florence, S.C. Davis Love, III North Carolina 1983-1985 St. Simons Island, Ga. Bill Mallon Duke 1970-1973 Marlbrough, Mass. Len Mattiace Wake Forest 1986-1989 Ponte Vedra, Fla. Nolan Mills NC State 1980-1983 Charlotte, N.C. Kelly Mitchum NC State 1990-1993 Southern Pines, N.C. Bryce Molder Georgia Tech 1998-2001 Conway, Ark. Mike Muehr Duke 1990-1994 Bernardsville, N.J. Joe Ogilvie Duke 1993-1996 Lancaster, Ohio Arnold Palmer Wake Forest 1948-1950, 1953-1954 Latrobe, Pa. Chris Patton Clemson 1986-1990 Fountain Inn, S.C. Carl Pettersson NC State 1999-2000 Alex City, Ala. Dillard Pruitt Clemson 1980-1984 Greenville, S.C. Clarence Rose Clemson 1978-1980 Goldsboro, N.C. Tom Scherrer North Carolina 1990-1992 Skaneateles, N.Y. Dick Siderowf Duke 1956-1959 Westport, Conn. Jay Sigel Wake Forest 1964-1967 Berwyn, Pa. Mark Slawter NC State 1993-1996 Winston-Salem, N.C. Curtis Strange Wake Forest 1973-1975 Virginia Beach, Va. Leonard Thompson Wake Forest 1966-1969 Laurinburg, N.C. D.J. Trahan Clemson 1999-2001 Inman, S.C. Lanny Wadkins Wake Forest 1969-1972 Richmond, Va. Charles Warren Clemson 1994-1998 Columbia, S.C. Jason Widener Duke 1990-1993 Greensboro, N.C.