Mills Sixth in US Amateur Rankings

Mills Sixth in US Amateur Rankings

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Mills Sixth in US Amateur Rankings

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Clemson, SC—Clemson junior Corbin Mills is sixth in the latest United States Amateur rankings according to Golfweek.   Mills has 3200 points in the rating system that ranks the top amateur players in the nation and the world based on recent amateur events.  Mills’ world ranking is a career best 12th place. He was not in the top 100 when the summer began.

            Mills is attempting to make the 2011 United States Walker Cup team that will compete at Royal Aberdeen inScotlandSept. 10-11.  Four of the 10 players on theUnited Statesteam have been selected and the remainder of the squad is expected to be named this month.   The last Clemson golfer on the Walker Cup team was current PGA Tour member Kyle Stanley in 2007.

            Mills has had a terrific summer as he won the US Public Links Championship in Oregonin late June, then won the Players Amateur in Bluffton, SCthe very next weekend.  He also finished fourth at the Palmetto Amateur, 16th at the Monroe and 18th at the Western Amateur.

 

            Below is the United States Top 10 Amateur Ranking

            (Source, GolfWeek Magazine)

            1.         *Peter Uihlein            Orlando,FL               OklahomaState

            2.         *Patrick Cantlay         Los Alamitos, CA       UCLA

            3.         *Harris English                      Thomasville,GA        Georgia

            4.         John Peterson             Fort Worth, TX           LSu

            5.         Patrick Rogers            Avon, IN                     Stanford

            6.         Corbin Mills               Easley, SC                  Clemson

            7.         *Russell Henley         Macon,GA                Georgia

            8.         Max Homa                 Valencia,CA             California

                        Nathan Smith             Pittsburgh,PA                       AlleghenyCollege

            10.       Paul Haley                  Dallas,TX                  GeorgiaTech

            *Already named to US Walker Cup team

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