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Seven Tar Heels Competing at Men's U.S. Amateur

Seven current and former Tar Heels will tee off Monday at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in the opening round of the 2019 United States Amateur. North Carolina is represented by rising senior Austin Hitt, junior Ryan Gerard, sophomore Ryan Burnett, and incoming freshman Austin Greaser plus alumni Kevin O'Connell, Henry Do, and Andy Sajevic. (GoHeels.com)

Brynn Walker Advances To Round Of 32 At U.S. Women's Amateur

University of North Carolina rising senior Brynn Walker advanced to the round of 32 at the 119th U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship at The Old Waverly Golf Club on the 6,488-yard, par 72 course on Wednesday. Walker tees off in the round of 32 at 8:05 a.m. CT with Stanford's Albane Valenzuela on Thursday, August 8 in West Point, Mississippi. (GoHeels.com)

Brynn Walker, Kayla Smith Qualify for USGA Amateur Tournaments

Incoming freshman Kayla Smith and rising senior Brynn Walker have qualified for their respective USGA Amateur Tournaments. Smith qualified for the US Girl's Junior Amateur in Stevens Point, Wis. July 22-27. Walker will compete at the US Women's Amateur August 5-11 in West Point, Mississippi. Smith won the USGA Junior Girls' qualifier on June 17. (GoHeels.com)

Austin Hitt, Ryan Burnett Qualify for U.S. Amateur

UNC golfers Austin Hitt and Ryan Burnett secured two of the four spots up for grabs at a qualifying tournament at UNC Finley to advance to the 2019 United States Amateur. The 2019 Amateur will be contested at the historic Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C, August 12-18. Hitt and Burnett finished first and second, respectively, in the 102-player field at Finley. (GoHeels.com)

Three UNC Women's Golfers Named WGCA All-American Scholars

Brynn Walker, Mariana Ocano, and Jennifer Zhou have earned the Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar honors for the 2018-19 season, announced Monday. This the third honor for Walker and Ocano, and the first for Zhou. This is Walker's second academic honor of the season after being named to the All-ACC Academic team in June. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Claim 21st Top-10 Directors' Cup Finish

A national championship in field hockey, an NCAA runner-up finish in women's soccer and a trio of third-place ties led the University of North Carolina to 10th place in the final 2018-19 Directors' Cup standings. It's the 21st time in 26 years of the Directors' Cup the Tar Heels have finished in the top 10. UNC amassed 987 points, 0.17 points ahead of LSU. (GoHeels.com)

Austin Hitt Earns All-America Golf Accolades

The Golf Coaches Association of America has awarded honorable mention All-America honors to UNC junior Austin Hitt. The Longwood, Fla., native was a first-team All-ACC selection, leading the Tar Heels to a 19th-place finish at the NCAA Championships and a No. 23 final ranking. Hitt averaged 71.29 strokes per round, the fourth-best in UNC history. (GoHeels.com)

Why Won't Anyone Buy PGA Champ Davis Love III's St. Simons Island Home?

Golf Hall of Famer and 21-time PGA Tour winner III owns a pristine plantation-style home on St. Simons Island. Known as Sinclair Farm, Love’s summery sanctuary is way, way above par. It’s currently on the market for $4.48 million and eagerly awaits a buyer. There's only one divot—the golfer's home has been up for sale for six years. (Realtor.com)

UNC Strength & Conditioning Honors Top Performers

The UNC Strength & Conditioning staff announced team awards for the 2018-19 school year, recognizing student-athletes from Olympic sports who excelled as part of in-season and out-of-season programs. Blaine Boyden from men's tennis and Marissa Creatore from field hockey – were recognized as their teams' Iron Rams for the third year in a row. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Golf Advances to NCAA Championship Round

Freshman Ryan Burnett shot a 63, the lowest round ever by a Tar Heel in an NCAA regional, to lead North Carolina to a tie for second place in the 2019 NCAA Stanford Regional. The second-place finish sends the Tar Heels to the NCAA Championship, which begins May 24 in Fayetteville, Ark. UNC equaled the best finish in an NCAA regional in school history. (GoHeels.com)
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