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Dougie Ergood Co-Champion At Elon Phoenix Invitational

North Carolina senior Dougie Ergood fired a bogey-free, 7-under 64 to earn a share of medalist honors Tuesday at the Elon Phoenix Invitational at the Alamance Country Club in Burlington. Ergood finished the tournament 10-under-par 203 in a tie with Elon's Pedro Rabadan and Appalachian State's Jake Lane. The 64 is the best round of Ergood's career. (GoHeels.com)

Ryan Gerard Named ACC Men's Golfer Of The Month

Ryan Gerard is September's ACC Men's Golfer of the Month. The senior won the Rod Myers Invitational at Duke and tied for seventh at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational. He averaged 68.50 in six rounds and helped the Tar Heels with both tournaments. Gerard birdied the 17th and 18th holes to win at Duke for his first college title. (GoHeels.com)

UNC’s Krista Junkkari Named Co-ACC Women’s Golfer of the Month

Following a record-tying start to the season, Krista Junkkari of the North Carolina women’s golf team was named Co-ACC Women’s Golfer of the Month on Wednesday, along with Duke’s Erica Shepherd. At the Charleston Cougar Classic in September, Junkkari, set the UNC 18-hole record by shooting a seven-under 65 in the tournament's first round. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Men's Golf Coach Andrew DiBitetto Agrees To 5-Year Contract Extension

UNC men's golf head coach Andrew DiBitetto has agreed to a five-year contract extension through 2026, Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham announced Wednesday. "Andrew has done a great job with our men's golf program. He has taken us to a new level of success on the course and the classroom in the four-plus years he's been head coach." (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Golf No. 1 In Golfweek Rankings

The UNC men's golf team is No. 1 in the nation in the current Golfweek rankings. The Tar Heels have won both their tournaments this season. UNC won the Rod Myers Invitational by three strokes over NC State at Duke University Golf Club and the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational by three shots over Arizona State at the Olympia Fields North Course. (GoHeels.com)

Watch the crazy walk-off hole-out from 168 yards that gave Austin Greaser his first college title

hit the shot of his life on Sunday, and the cameras were rolling. The North Carolina junior holed a walk-off birdie from 168 yards on the final hole to capture his first collegiate title at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational and lead the Tar Heels to a second consecutive win to start the golf season. Have a look at how it went down. (Golf Digest)

UNC Men's Golf, Austin Greaser Champs At Olympia Fields

holed out from 168 yards for a birdie on the final hole to clinch medalist honors and lead UNC Men's Golf to a 3-shot victory at the Fighting Illini Invitational Sunday at the Olympia Fields North Course. The win was the first of Greaser's college career and gave UNC a first-time individual champion and team title for the second Sunday in a row. (GoHeels.com)

Krista Junkkari Sets UNC Scoring Records In Women's Golf Opener

University of North Carolina junior Krista Junkkari set the school record with a 7-under-par 65 in the morning, then shot a 67 in Monday afternoon's second round at the College of Charleston's Cougar Classic. Junkkari (pronounced YOON-car-RAY), a native of Finland, is in second place after 36 holes at the Yeamans Hall Golf Club in Charleston, S.C. (GoHeels.com)

Ryan Gerard, Tar Heels Win At Duke In Men's Golf Opener

North Carolina senior Ryan Gerard birdied the 17th and 18th holes on Sunday to win by two strokes and lead the Tar Heels to the team title at the Rod Myers Invitational hosted by Duke at the Duke University Golf Club. It was the first career collegiate title for Gerard. It was also the eighth team title in Andrew DiBitetto's five seasons as UNC's head coach. (GoHeels.com)

Davis Love III, the designer, is all about finding and building interesting golf courses

III and his brother, Mark, started their own firm, Love Golf Design, in the mid-1990s taking on smaller projects in the Southeast. Rather than try to expand into a Nicklaus-like empire with numerous associates and far-flung operations, they chose to remain small and hands-on, utilizing talented shapers and experienced construction veterans. (Golf Digest)
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