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Davis Love takes swing at new gig: on-course commentator for CBS

Even with a 35-year pro playing career, III needed a boot camp to prepare for his CBS debut this weekend as an on-course commentator. Playing is one thing, talking about it on national television is another, and when Love signed with CBS to join Jim Nantz and Nick Faldo on the broadcast team, he wasn’t going to jump on the air and wing it. (San Diego Union Tribune)

UNC celebrates eighth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

It was a day of celebrating women's sports at North Carolina, as 15 varsity teams representing 36 national championships greeted over 1,200 visitors for UNC's eighth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Each team set up a station with a "mini-clinic" so the hundreds of grade-school children could get autographs from their favorite UNC athletes. (Daily Tar Heel)

TV boot camp awaits Davis Love III as he decides to join CBS and get into broadcasting

CBS Sports announced that it has hired III as one of its golf analysts, beginning in 2020, with Love’s debut coming at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in January. He’ll also work the Masters, the PGA Championship, and a number of other PGA Tour events. That Love was hired is hardly a surprise, but will he continue to play? (Golf Digest)

UNC men's golfer Ryan Burnett on Haskins Award Watch List

University of North Carolina sophomore men's golfer Ryan Burnett is one of 15 candidates on Golfweek's Fall Haskins Award Watch List. The Haskins Award is presented annually to the men's college golfer of the year. Burnett leads the seventh-ranked Tar Heels in stroke average at 68.83. He has shot in the 60s in seven of 12 rounds this season. (

Tar Heel Athletes' Graduation Rates Continue To Climb

The percentages of Tar Heel student-athletes who earned their undergraduate degrees at the North Carolina improved again in several NCAA measures released today, including single-year and four-year cohorts in both the Graduation Success Rates and the Federal Graduation Rate. UNC's GSR for the incoming class of 2012-13 shot up to 93 percent. (

UNC's Ryan Burnett Named ACC Men's Golfer Of The Month

UNC's Ryan Burnett is September's ACC Men's Golfer of the Month. The Lafayette, Calif., native won the Turning Stone Tiger Invitational in UNC' first tournament of the season. He became only the fourth player in UNC history to shoot under 200 in a 54-hole event (69-65-64).. His 18-under-par and 198 total are the second-best scores in school history. (

UNC Men's Golf Cruises To Victory In New York

Ryan Burnett tied the course record to win his first collegiate title and UNC compiled its second-lowest score to par in school history to win the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate by 35 strokes Monday at Turning Stone Resorts in upstate New York. Burnett shot 64 on Monday to tie the course record UNC freshman Austin Greaser set Sunday. (

Austin Greaser Sets Course Record In Just Second College Round

Austin Greaser shot a course record 64, the second-lowest round ever by a Tar Heel freshman, sophomore Ryan Burnett has the lead after 36 holes and the UNC men's golf team has a 17-shot advantage on the field at the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate in Verona, N.Y. Greaser, playing in his first collegiate event, made nine birdies in the second round. (

Davis Love III finds strength in his Inner Circle when dealing with injuries

III has 21 PGA Tour victories. But his career could have ended with serious injuries endured over the years. When he tore ligaments in his ankle, Love was told by his doctor that it could be career-ending. Then he had hip replacement. But it’s how you approach rehab and the people around you who can help pave the way for a smooth return. (Golf Week)

Roy Williams Shares Passion for Golf with U.S. Senior Amateur Competitors

When ventures to Durham, it's usually for a game against Duke or dinner at Bullock’s Bar-B-Cue. But on Thursday, UNC's hall-of-fame basketball coach came as guest speaker for the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship players’ reception at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club. If there’s anything Williams loves more than basketball, it's golf. (USGA)
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