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Davis Love III and family carry on a long tradition at the RBC Heritage
Davis Love III remembers coming to the first RBC Heritage when his father was playing in the tournament. He was five, and his biggest memory was playing in the mud. When he was older, he played the Junior Heritage at Harbour Town, winning the event in 1982. Now, after decades as a professional, Harbour Town Golf Links is still one of Davis’ favorite places.
UNC and espnW Team Up For Campus Conversation
Bryana Nguyen, a senior on the UNC women's golf team, has experienced some nervousness about what awaits after her graduation. But Monday, her concerns were eased. Nguyen and more than 200 other UNC female student-athletes and coaches gathered at the Blue Zone Concourse Club as UNC Athletics and espnW partnered to host a Campus Conversations session.
Another Goal Achieved For Morgan Lane, UNC Olympic Sports Notes
Morgan Lane had come close before. But on Saturday at N.C. State's Reynolds Coliseum, Lane finally accomplished one of the few things she had yet to achieve in her storied UNC gymnastics career – she qualified for the NCAA Championships. Lane earned an all-around score of 39.325 to finish in a tie for sixth at the 2018 NCAA Southeast Regional.
UNC Men's Golf Wins Western Intercollegiate by 10 Strokes
Jose Montaño fired a final round 5-under 65 and William Register shot a 69 to lead UNC to a 10-stroke victory in the Western Intercollegiate on Sunday at the Pasotiempo Golf Course. UNC, ranked No. 20 in the nation in the Golfweek standings, shot 4-under 346 in the final round (five players scored per team in each round) and finished 54 holes with a 14-under 1036.
Davis Love III will compete in first senior major at this year's U.S. Senior Open
There's no doubt Davis Love III still has game. As recently as 2015, the 21-time PGA Tour winner and World Golf Hall of Famer earned the title at the Wyndham Championship, becoming the third-oldest golfer ever to win a PGA Tour event. Love, who has returned to action since a November hip-replacement surgery, will make his debut at a senior major.
Confident Ryan Gerard Thriving for UNC Men's Golf
Ryan Gerard believes there's a line between being confident and being cocky. At times, he said, it's difficult for him not to cross it. Yet he also knows that element of his personality, a product of the work he's put in and his desire to avoid losing at a sport in which wins so infrequently occur, is important to achieving his aspirations. "I want to be the best at this program ever."
Carolina Spotlight: Taylor Koenen, Bryana Nguyen
Taylor Koenen and Bryana Nguyen are the latest Carolina Spotlight student-athletes, recognizing their leadership of student-athlete governance at UNC and beyond. Koenen, a sophomore on the women's basketball team, recently was selected to serve on the ACC Autonomy Committee. Nguyen, a senior on the women's golf team, is co-president of UNC's SAAC.
Tar Heel Golfer Roshnee Sharma Honored At UNC Children's Pinwheels & Promises Luncheon
That money, which Roshnee Sharma raised through her nonprofit American Research Foundation for Nut Allergies, helped fund a study that examined the efficacy and safety of a DNA-based vaccine to treat peanut and walnut allergies. The study produced promising data. And from those results, the project received a grant from the National Institute of Health.
Kelly Whaley Leads Tar Heels To Victory In Briar's Creek Invitational
UNC shot 5-under par in the final round of the Briar's Creek Invitational Tuesday to finish at 16-under-par 848 and capture the 45th tournament title in program history. Kelly Whaley finished at 12-under-par 204 to win the individual title. The Tar Heels set a Briar's Creek Invitational record for the lowest tournament total (848), the second-lowest in score in UNC history.
Nicole Greene Makes History, UNC Olympic Sport Notes
It took a seven-round jump-off. Yet in the end, Nicole Greene claimed the NCAA title in the women's high jump, becoming North Carolina's first national champion since 2007. Participating in North Carolina-Duke rivalry for the first time, freshmen Benjamin Sigouin and Mac Kiger proved key in the Tar Heel men's tennis team's 4-3 victory in Durham on Saturday.
Heilmann Proves It On the Mat, UNC Olympic Sports Notes
When Troy Heilmann took the mat Saturday for the 149-pound title match at the ACC Wrestling Championships, he had already earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Wrestling Championships. But he still had more he wanted to prove. With a 3-1 decision over Virginia Tech's Ryan Blees, Heilmann did just that, claiming the title in his final match at Carmichael Arena.
Historic Weekend For Greg Duncan, Olympic Sports Notes
Competing in the ACC Championships for the first time, freshman Greg Duncan accomplished a feat no North Carolina male diver had achieved in 60 years. Duncan won the three-meter diving competition on Wednesday and the one-meter diving event on Thursday. In doing so, he became the first Tar Heel to sweep the springboard events since 1958.
DiBitetto Readies UNC Men's Golfers for Spring Season
When the UNC men's golf team won the Tar Heel Intercollegiate on Oct. 8, first-year head coach Andrew DiBitetto could have praised his squad for a number of reasons. Ben Griffin broke UNC 54-hole records for fewest strokes (197) and lowest score to par (19 under). Jose Montaño also carded his lowest 54-hole total (202) as a collegiate golfer.
Rams Club Names Men's Golf Scholarship After Davis Love III
UNC and The Rams Club announced the Davis Love III Scholarship for Men's Golf during the UNC-NC State men's basketball game Saturday at the Dean E. Smith Center. Love played at Carolina from 1982-85 and has been one of the most accomplished golfers on the PGA Tour for three decades. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2017.
Tar Heel Trio Joins N.C. Sports Hall Of Fame
All-America pitcher Scott Bankhead, tennis star Laura Dupont and golfer Donna Andrews headline the 2018 class of inductees for the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. This year's 15-person class is the largest in several years. Other inductees include an Olympic Gold Medal speed-skater, a veteran major league umpire and one of the top administrators in the NBA.