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UNC Golf Commit David Ford wins AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions

UNC men's golf commit David Ford made the Tournament of Champions his third AJGA invitational title of the year after winning the AJGA Invitational at Sedgefield in June and following that with the Junior Players Championship title two months later. Ford, No. 2 in the Golfweek Junior Rankings, shot 22 under for 72 holes, finishing seven ahead of the field. (Golf Week)

A healthy Davis Love III is convinced he 'can still compete with these kids' on the PGA Tour

Robin Love gave her husband a simple goal this year. It’s the same one that she’s set for him over the last several years – just stay healthy. “If I can just stay healthy, I’m convinced I can still compete with these kids from time to time,” III said. “But I failed again. I just overdid it all summer long and then went back to golf and hurt my neck.” (USA Today)

UNC Student-Athlete Graduation Success Rate Tops 90 Percent Again

The NCAA's Graduation Success Rates for student-athletes who entered the University of North Carolina in 2013-14 is 91 percent, UNC's second straight year above 90 percent. UNC's four-year GSR also climbed from 86 to 88 percent, which matched the NCAA average, and 26 of 28 varsity teams either improved or stayed the same from a year ago. (

With their fall events canceled, UNC men's golfers move to amateur competition

Students at UNC had their fall plans upended by COVID-19, and the University's athletes are no exception. Men's and women's golf, rowing, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's lacrosse, baseball and softball all had their fall events canceled. However, some members of the UNC men's golf team have continued to play in amateur tournaments. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC To Host 10 NCAA Championships For 2022-26

The NCAA has awarded 10 championships to UNC and the City of Cary for the 2022-2026 seasons. North Carolina will host the 2023 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship at Stadium, 2024 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Regional at Finley Golf Course, and the 2026 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Regional at Finley Golf Course. (

Third Time's The Charm For Brynn Walker

UNC fifth-year golfer Brynn Walker knows her way around the LPGA Classic but this year will feel different when she tees off on Thursday. Walker, who will be making her third start in the tournament, is approaching this event with a sense of belonging and, consequently, more comfort than ever before, having earned a sponsor's exemption into the field. (

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)
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