Heading down to Rio Grande, Puerto Rico for the Puerto Rico Classic, the North Carolina men’s golf team had high hopes.
Not even a three-hour frost delay could cool off the red-hot North Carolina men’s golf team, as the Tar Heels battled through the chilly weather to finish in first place at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate in Greensboro this weekend.
Freshman Davis Bateman, starting in just his second tournament at the collegiate level, carried North Carolina to a fifth-place finish in the Rod Myers Invitational this weekend at Duke University Golf Club.
Just hours after witnessing his team’s last place finish at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational, North Carolina men’s golf coach Andrew Sapp struggled to find a way to explain the performance.
A shot behind and facing a birdie putt identical to that of the leader he stalked, North Carolina’s Bailey Patrick thought a runner-up finish in UNC’s first tournament of the season would do just fine.
When he took over a middling North Carolina men’s golf program in 2011, coach Andrew Sapp had a simple formula in mind to rejuvenate the sagging Tar Heels. “I wasn’t reinventing the wheel,” said Sapp, a UNC graduate and architect of decorated golf programs at Michigan and Purdue.
Casey Grice and her teammates are taking advice from a man with a green jacket.
From a quick glance at the scorecard, it would appear that the North Carolina men’s golf team’s first-place finish at this weekend’s Irish Creek Intercollegiate was never in jeopardy.
Among rain, lower temperatures and high winds, senior Michael McGowan said it feels like every time North Carolina’s men’s golf team enters a tournament, some obstacle is thrown its way.
UNC athletics leaders know what it’s like to win. But for the past 14 years, not even Dick Baddour, Dean Smith or Anson Dorrance have been able to do one thing — beat Johnny Cake at a round of golf.
North Carolina men’s golf coach Andrew Sapp wants his team to forget.
When North Carolina freshman golfer Keagan Cummings was recruited during his junior year of high school by then-Michigan golf coach Andrew Sapp, Cummings quickly developed a connection with Sapp — but not Ann Arbor.
Sophomore Brandon Dalinka took charge on the second day of the Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Saturday, firing a six-under 66 to lead the North Carolina men’s golf team to a commanding win.
North Carolina men’s golfer Patrick Barrett’s rounds at this weekend’s tournament didn’t count toward his team’s overall score — but he didn’t let that stop him from posting the second-best individual score of the tournament.
Last weekend in Georgia, uncertainty plagued the North Carolina men’s golf team, as the Tar Heels stumbled to an 11th-place finish at the Carpet Capital Collegiate.
For the North Carolina women’s golf team, which began its season at the Cougar Classic in Hanahan, S.C., this week, one round would prove to be the difference of several spots on the leader board by the end of the three-day event.
With two new players and no head coach to guide them, the North Carolina men’s golf team saw a rough start to their season this weekend.
For many UNC students, summer is consumed by internships, vacations and maybe a summer course or two.
At the National Golf Coaches Association Division I Awards Banquet May 26, the NGCA honored a couple of North Carolina women’s golfers and the assistant coach.
On Friday morning, as the sun rose over Old North State Golf Club in New London, N.C., the North Carolina men’s golf team was full of high hopes.