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Woody Durham News & Bio


Name:Woody Durham
Hometown:Albemarle, NC
Born:August 8, 1941
Died:March 7, 2018
Notes:Radio play-by-play
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Chansky’s Notebook: The Fabulous Four Corners
Forty years ago this month, Chapel Hill went to Four Corners. Remember when Woody Durham intoned, “Dean Smith has raised four fingers, and the Tar...

Wes Durham figures his tribute suits his father, the late Woody Durham
Keeping the legacy of a loved one alive is a difficult task. Attempting to properly honor one of the ACC’s legends is even harder. Yet,...

Tyler Hansbrough, Antawn Jamison Participate in Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament
Earlier this month, Carolina Kids Classic, founded by Woody Durham and Greensboro businessman Mike Haley, held its annual golf tournament at Finley Golf Course to...

Woody Durham's widow now his voice in raising awareness of PPA
A year after the death of the man long known as the voice of the Tar Heels, his wife has found a new mission. Jean...

Our time with Woody
It was one year ago today, on March 7, 2018, that we received the sad news that Woody Durham had lost his gallant battle with...

Flashback: California Dreamin'
Who wouldn’t relish a trip to Disneyland? The 1993 North Carolina football team certainly enjoyed its August visit to the California site. “The team stayed...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Jean Durham, Dre Bly
Friday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast features a visit from Jean Durham, wife of Woody Durham, the late "Voice of the Tar Heels" who...

A hat trick for UNC's Woody Durham as he enters National Sports Media Hall of Fame
The late Woody Durham, the longtime radio voice of the North Carolina Tar Heels, was inducted in the National Sports Media Association’s Hall of Fame...

Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament marks 30 years of benefiting Ronald McDonald House
On June 7, the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill celebrated the 30th Annual Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament. Since its inception in 1988, the...

Woody Durham and Bill Hoover: Friendship of a lifetime
Woody Durham, Bill Hoover, and their wives were preparing for a cotillion in which there would be a costume contest. “Woody got the warm-up suits...


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