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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. (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

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)

Ryan Gerard, Austin Hitt Advance To Match Play At U.S. Amateur

A pair of UNC golfers, junior Ryan Gerard of Raleigh and senior Austin Hitt of Longwood, Fla., are tied for ninth after 36 holes of stroke play at the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst and advanced to match play in the round of 64. UNC is the only college in the country to have two current or former players qualify in the top 10 in stroke play in this year's U.S. Amateur. (GoHeels.com)

Kevin O'Connell re-discovers fun en route to U.S. Amateur

For most pro golfers, it's the worst-case scenario, ditching the dream gig for a 9-to-5 life. But the step away from the game was a step in the right direction for former UNC standout Kevin O'Connell. "I started work in 2014 at Franklin Street Partners, and it was actually a breath of fresh air," admits O'Connell, a competitor in this week's U.S. Amateur. (WRAL Sports Fan)

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)
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