Clemson golfers making mark in Masters
CLEMSON – There is a Clemson feel to the 2012 Masters.
When Jonathan Byrd hit his opening tee shot Thursday there were four golfers with Clemson ties on the course at Augusta National for the first time as Byrd was joined by Lucas Glover, Kyle Stanley and current Clemson golfer Corbin Mills.
Only Oklahoma State has more current golfers and alums in the field with five golfers representing the Cowboys.
Byrd shot a 72 Thursday tying him for 29th place with Tiger Woods and others.
Mills shot a 74 good for a 55th place, tied with Phil Mickelson.
Glover and Stanley each shot opening round 75s good for 64th place.
Byrd has just begun his second round today, making a par on the first hole. Mills has opened 4-over today through six holes dropping him to eighth place. Glover tees off at 12:25 p.m. and Stanley tees off at 12:36 p.m.