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Austin Greaser's 62 Sets Course Record To Win US Amateur Qualifier

Austin Greaser, a rising junior at UNC, set the course record and shot a career-best 62 to win a United States Amateur qualifier Wednesday at the Edgewood Country Club in Charleston, W. Va. Greaser shot a 6-under-par 65 in Wednesday's morning round, then blistered the field with nine birdies, nine pars and no bogeys in the afternoon to shoot 62. (GoHeels.com)

Austin Greaser Earns Honorable Mention All-American Golf Honors

North Carolina men's golfer Austin Greaser was named an honorable mention All-America for the 2020-21 season by PING and the Golf Coaches Association of America. Greaser is the second Tar Heel to earn All-America honors this season. The coaches association named freshman Peter Fountain to its first team in June at the NCAA Championships. (GoHeels.com)

Ergood, Ford, Gerard Shine In Amateur Golf Play

UNC men's golfers Ryan Gerard won a U.S. Amateur Qualifier, Dougie Ergood finished second in the New Jersey Amateur, and David Ford went 4-0 in matches at the AJGA Wyndham Cup that concluded Friday. Gerard shot 5-under-par 67 to win medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier in Hobe Sound, Fla., to secure a berth in the 2021 U.S. Amateur. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Finishes No. 4 In Director's Cup National Rankings

A third straight NCAA field hockey championship and seven other top-10 finishes in NCAA post-season competition led UNC to fourth place in the 2020-21 Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup. The Tar Heels' fourth-place finish is the 22nd time UNC has placed in the top 10 and marks the 19th time UNC has the highest finish among ACC schools. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Names New Gymnastics, Women's Golf Coaches

Danna Durante, who led the University of Georgia to three Super Six appearances and is a 20-year college coaching veteran, is has been named the Tar Heels' new Gymnastics coach. Aimee Neff, a former associate head coach at North Carolina, is UNC's new Women's Golf coach. Neff spent the last three years as head coach at Florida Atlantic University. (GoHeels.com)

Frank Maynard Plays 126 Holes At Finley In 14-Plus Hours

Not too many people can say that by 8:00 a.m. they've already played 36 holes of golf, a feat UNC Finley head professional Frank Maynard can attest to, which was just the beginning of a long, rewarding day of golf. Maynard teed it up Friday for 126 holes of golf – seven 18-hole rounds to raise money for scholarships for the children of military veterans. (GoHeels.com)

Peter Fountain Named First-Team All-America By Golfweek

Golfweek named North Carolina freshman Peter Fountain a first-team All-America, his second first-team All-America award this season. The Raleigh native is Carolina's first men's golfer to earn first-team All-America honors since 2008. Fountain was the medalist at the ACC Championship and led the league in scoring average with a UNC record 69.68. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky's Notebook: Celebrity Rounds

Who should Frank Maynard play his 99 holes of golf with? On Friday, the UNC golf professional will play five and a half rounds from sunrise to sunset at Finley to contribute financial support for Folds of Honor. Sign up Bubba, Roy, Mia, Johnny Elam, Jordan, and Charlie and Tiger Woods, and you would have the best celebrity golf event ever at Finley. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Finley Pro, Frank Maynard, To Play 99-Hole Golf Marathon

UNC Finley Golf Course head professional Frank Maynard is playing a 99-hole golf marathon on Friday, June 18, to provide financial support for Folds of Honor, a Professional Golfers Association of America's program that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of America's fallen and disabled military service members. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Freshman Golfer Peter Fountain Named First-Team All-American

The Golf Coaches Association of America has named University of North Carolina freshman Peter Fountain a first-team All-America. The Raleigh native is UNC's first men's golfer to earn first-team All-America honors since Kevin O'Connell in 2008. Fountain, O'Connell, and III are the only UNC freshmen golfers named first-team All-Americans. (GoHeels.com)
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