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Tar Heel, PGA Golfer Jim Ferree Dies At Age 92

, who played golf at the University of North Carolina nearly 70 years ago and went on to play on the PGA and Senior PGA Tours, died Tuesday at the age of 92. The Pinebluff, N.C., native played for the Tar Heels from 1951-53, winning the Southern Conference championship in 1953. His swing inspired the design on the logo for the Senior PGA Tour. (

UNC Men's Golf Finishes Fourth At Southern Highlands

Illinois shot 11 under par in the final round to win the Southern Highlands Collegiate Tuesday in Las Vegas. UNC led each of the first two rounds but shot 4-over 292 in the third round to drop to fourth place. David Ford (69-69-70) and (64-70-74) were among five players tied for fifth place in the individual standings at 8-under-par 208. (

Austin Greaser's Opening-Round 64 Leads UNC Men's Golf To Top Spot In Las Vegas

made seven birdies and an eagle and finished his round with an 8-under-par 64 to earn a share of the individual lead and help North Carolina take a seven-shot advantage after 18 holes on Sunday at the Southern Highlands Collegiate in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fourth-ranked Tar Heels shot 17-under 271, their second-best round of the season. (

Qualifier Ryan Gerard making the most of his golden opportunity

Former North Carolina golfer Ryan Gerard has been on a journey he shares with a lot of young and promising golfers. He has been playing the Korn Ferry Tour this season with the goal of one day collecting a PGA TOUR card. Then again, two more good days at the Honda Classic could take of that. This week's winner will be exempt on TOUR through 2025. (PGA Tour)

No. 5 UNC Men's Golf Takes On Stellar Field In Hawaii

The No. 5 UNC men's golf team returns to competition at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waimea, Hawai'i, Carolina's first start since October 2022. Six of the top 10 teams in Golfstat's rankings are in the field at the Hapuna Golf Course, including No. 1 Auburn, No. 3 Texas Tech, No. 4 Arizona State, No. 5 UNC , No. 6 Stanford, and No. 10 Georgia Tech. (

Four UNC Men's Golfers Named To Ben Hogan Award Watch List

North Carolina's Ryan Burnett, David Ford, , and Dylan Menante are among 37 players named to the watch list for the 2023 Ben Hogan Award on Friday by the Hogan Trophy Award Foundation, the Friends of Golf (FOG), and the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Ben Hogan Award annually awards the top men's collegiate golfer. (

Davis Love III named 2023 Ryder Cup vice captain for U.S. Team

III has been named a vice captain for the U.S. Team at this fall’s Ryder Cup. Love brings experience and continuity, after he captained the U.S. Team to a victory over the International Team at the Presidents Cup last September in his native North Carolina. This will mark Love’s fourth time as a Ryder Cup vice captain, in addition to two captaincies. (PGA Tour)

UNC Men's Golf Associate Head Coach Matt Clark Named To Team USA Palmer Cup Staff

Matt Clark, associate head coach of the UNC men's golf team, will serve as an assistant coach for the United States team in the 2023 Arnold Palmer Cup from June 8-10 at Laurel Valley Golf Club in Ligonier, Pa. Clark won the 2022 Jan Strickland Outstanding Assistant Coach Award and is in his sixth season in Chapel Hill and first as associate head coach. (

UNC's National Girls & Women In Sports Day Celebration Set For Jan. 22

Young Tar Heel fans are invited to join UNC women's sports teams for 2023 UNC National Girls & Women in Sports Day, an annual event to highlight women's athletics at Carolina. The NGWSD celebration is Jan. 22 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Practice Complex on the UNC campus. The free event is for girls and boys pre-K through eighth grade. (

David Ford Birdies Final Hole To Win Prestigious Jones Cup

North Carolina sophomore David Ford birdied the final hole to win the Jones Cup Invitational by one stroke over Tennessee freshman Caleb Surratt Sunday at the Ocean Forest Golf Club in Sea Island, Ga. The Jones Cup is one of the top amateur tournaments in the world, featuring 16 of the top 50 players in the current World Amateur Golf Rankings. (
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