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15 Former ACC Golfers In U.S. Open Field

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 1:35pm
  • Georgia Tech's Matt Kuchar headlines a group of 15 U.S. Open golfers who played in the ACC. (AP Photo)
     Georgia Tech's Matt Kuchar headlines a group of 15 U.S. Open golfers who played in the ACC. (AP Photo)

The ACC is represented by 15 former players in the 2014 U.S. Open field. The tournament tees off at Pinehurst No. 2 on Thursday.

Georgia Tech’s Matt Kuchar, with 22:1 odds, is the No. 6 favorite to win the championship and carries the best odds of the ACC golfers. Meanwhile Wake Forest, with Bill Haas at 75:1 and Webb Simpson at 35:1, has two major contenders in the field.

Here’s a list of former ACC golfers who will play this weekend, along with the year in which they left school and their odds to win the U.S. Open.

FLORIDA STATE (3)

Daniel Berger ‘13, 750:1

Jonas Blixt ‘08, 100:1

Brooks Koepka ‘12, 240:1

GEORGIA TECH (3)

Roberto Castro ‘07, 550:1

Stewart Cink ‘95, 300:1

Matt Kuchar ‘00, 22:1

DUKE (3)

Ryan Blaum ‘06, 750:1

Joe Ogilvie ‘96, 750:1

Kevin Streelman ‘01, 250:1

WAKE FOREST (2)

Bill Haas ‘04, 75:1

Webb Simpson ‘08, 35:1

CLEMSON (1)

Lucas Glover ‘01, 650:1

N.C. STATE (1)

Garth Mulroy ‘03, 750:1

NORTH CAROLINA (1)

Mark Wilson ‘97, 750:1

VIRGINIA TECH (1)

Brendon de Jonge ‘03, 240:1