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UNC Student-Athlete Advisory Council creates voter registration initiative

Despite the uncertainty concerning many details of their upcoming sports seasons, UNC athletes are still finding a way to make their mark. This fall, an athlete-led voter initiative is working toward 100 percent voter registration among eligible athletes on UNC's 28 varsity sports teams. The project is organizing a voter registration drive. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Golf commit David Ford rallies to win Junior Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass

David Ford of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, birdied his first two holes to start a rally from seven strokes back, carding a 66 to win the Junior Players Championship by two shots on Sunday. Ford, a high school senior who has committed to North Carolina, began the day's round at 1-over par and finished at 5-under 211. Ford has won his last two AJGA starts. (USA Today)

UNC athletes had a Saturday march on Franklin Street

, the director of basketball operations for men’s basketball, said he learned of the march when texted the team’s group chat. May said he stayed off to the side, but wanted to show support with his presence. “I thought it was super powerful that that many young people get together at the spur of the moment for something that is bigger than them,” May said. (Charlotte Observer)

'Just the way it is': UNC golfers adjusting after canceled team play

Non-revenue sports already have felt the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the sports hit hardest has been golf. The ACC announced the cancellation of fall golf competitions on July 29. But this doesn't mean UNC’s golfers will not play this fall. Members of the men’s and women’s teams have continued playing tournaments across the country. (Daily Tar Heel)

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. (
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