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Six Tar Heels Ready For U.S. Amateur

Five current Tar Heels and one former UNC men's golfer begin play Monday in the first round of the 2020 United States Amateur at Bandon Dunes Resort in Bandon, Ore. Austin Hitt and Austin Greaser will play the Bandon Dunes Course. Kevin O'Connell, Ryan Gerard, Ryan Burnett, and freshman Ryan Smith will tee off on the Bandon Trails Course. (

Davis Love III on stepping down from analyst role: 'I struggled at it, frankly'

On Tuesday, III announced that he was stepping down from announcing, to spend time with his family and focus on competing. He said that it was a mutual decision and one, at least in his mind, that was best for the CBS team. “The door is not closed,” he said. “I enjoyed all of it. I enjoyed being on the team. I just struggled at it, frankly.” (Golf Channel)

Brynn Walker To Compete At US Women's Amateur

Coming off a third-place finish at the Invitational in June, UNC senior Brynn Walker is set to compete at the U.S. Women's Amateur at the par-72 Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland August 3-9. Paired with Duke's Megan Furtney and Notre Dame's Lauren Beaudreau, Walker begins the 36 holes of stroke play on Monday at 11 a.m. (

Davis Love III announces he's no longer with CBS Sports

III announced Tuesday that he will no longer be working for CBS Sports. Love thanked the network for the opportunity but said that he wanted to return his primary focus to playing. “Since golf returned in June, CBS has allowed me time to focus on my family, play a few tournaments, and bring some stability back in a difficult year,” Love said. (Golf Digest)

Austin Greaser Sets Tournament Record In Winning Ohio Amateur

UNC golfer Austin Greaser, shot a tournament record 18 under par over 72 holes to win the 2020 Ohio Amateur championship at the Columbus Country Club. The Vandalia, Ohio, native bested the previous Ohio Amateur record by two strokes. Ben Curtis set the mark at 16 under in 2000, when he won the second of his consecutive Ohio Amateur titles. (

UNC Freshman Peter Fountain Finishes Second At Carolinas Amateur

North Carolina freshman golfer Peter Fountain continued his stellar play this summer tying for second place, one shot out of the lead, on Sunday at the Carolinas Amateur at Cape Fear Country Club. The Raleigh native shot a 2-under-par 70 in Sunday's fourth and final round to finish at 16 under 272. Fountain shot 66-68-68-70–272 over the four days. (

Peter Fountain Shares Top Spot At North & South Amateur

UNC freshman Peter Fountain shot 3-under-par 67 Wednesday on Pinehurst No. 4 to tie two others for medalist honors after 36 holes of stroke play in the North & South Amateur at the Pinehurst Resort. Fountain shot 66-67 for a total of 7 under 133. The Raleigh native tied for the lead with Travis Vick of Houston and David Perkins of East Peoria, Ill. (

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

Brynn Walker, Mariana Ocano, Jennifer Zhou, Kayla Smith, and Krista Junkkari have earned the Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American honors for the 2019-20 season. This the fourth honor for Walker and Ocano, the second for Zhou, and the first for Smith and Junkkari. All five were also named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll earlier this month. (

'Back to normal, a little bit': UNC men's golf team still teeing off

Months after the coronavirus pandemic ground collegiate athletics to a halt, one sport seems to be returning to a semblance of normalcy. UNC men’s golf coach Andrew DiBitetto said he and his staff are focusing on what they’d be doing during a typical summer: checking in on UNC golfers as they compete in amateur tournaments across the country. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Freshman Golfer Peter Fountain Wins North Carolina Amateur

University of North Carolina freshman Peter Fountain made a 4-footer for par on the 72nd hole to force a playoff and won the extra hole to capture the 2020 North Carolina Amateur Sunday at the North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh. Fountain, a Raleigh native, shot 68 in the fourth round to finish 72 holes of regulation play at 9 under 271 (69-70-64-68). (
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