Clemson earned a second-place tie in its regional Wednesday and will be the only Palmetto State team in the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship after South Carolina and College of Charleston missed the cut.
The top five teams in each of six regionals advance to the nationals, set for May 26-31 in Sugar Grove, Ill.
South Carolina struggled for the second straight day and finished ninth in the West Lafayette (Ind.) Regional. Sophomore Will Miles provided a bright spot for the Gamecocks, posting a 2-under- par 70 Wednesday and earning 15 th in the individual standings.
College of Charleston also struggled in the final round of the 54-hole tournament and placed eighth in the Austin (Texas) Regional.
Senior Carson Young and freshman William Nottingham led Clemson on Wednesday with even-par 72s in the College Grove (Tenn.) Regional. The Tigers had three players among the top 10 individuals, with sophomore Bryson Nimmer sharing sixth with Nottingham and freshman Doc Redman deadlocked for ninth.
Playing as an individual, Wofford’s Andrew Novak tied for 24th.