Matt NeSmith leads South Carolina to the NCAA golf championships

Matt NeSmith (WRDW-TV)

Matt NeSmith (WRDW-TV)

NCAA golf division one golf championships being held just down the road in Atlanta next week. South Carolina part of the fun and one guy who's got high expectations is Matt NeSmith.

The North Augusta product is the co-freshman of the year in the SEC and has proven he can compete on the college level.Event after event he's usually battling for the top spot, or at least in the top 10. Now, a chance to prove it on the biggest stage in college golf. Nesmith has one big goal in mind.

"I'd love to win it " said Matt NeSmtih "But after regionals and SEC's, I just want to give myself a chance to win it on the back nine on the last day of stroke play. But as long a we get into match play, I'd be happy where ever I finish that's for sure"

Capital City Club will be the host course with stroke play tuesday through Thursday. Then it's match play for the national title through Sunday.

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