2011-12 Men's Golf News
July 30, 2012
Lambert, Walor Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars
Seniors Scott Lambert and Jordan Walor were among 52 NCAA Division II men’s golfers named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar list for the 2011-12 campaign, it was announced recently.
June 23, 2012
Synan Named Eaton Pride/GCAA Southeast Region Coach Of The Year
After leading the UNCP men’s golf team to a banner season – including a conference championship, as well as a spot in the NCAA national championship round – head coach David Synan was awarded with Eaton Golf Pride Southeast Region Coach of the Year laurels.
June 19, 2012
McCurry Named To PING All-America Team
Senior Jonathan McCurry put the caps on an impressive collegiate career on Tuesday afternoon as he was among 46 student-athletes named to the PING NCAA Division II Men’s Golf All-America teams, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced.
June 7, 2012
Walor, McCurry Named To GCAA/PING All-Region Squad
Seniors Jonathan McCurry and Jordan Walor were among 16 student-athletes named to the NCAA Division II PING All-Southeast Region team on Thursday morning, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced.
June 6, 2012
Walor Named To Capital One Academic All-America Squad
Senior Jordan Walor added another first for the UNCP men’s golf program on Wednesday as the Wake Forest native was among 45 student-athletes named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division II Men’s At-Large Team, the organization announced.
May 18, 2012
Walor Named To CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District Team
Jordan Walor continued to take in the postseason awards on Friday morning as the senior was among a dozen student-athletes selected as part of the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District 3 Men’s At-Large Team.
May 17, 2012
Braves Finish 10th At NCAA Championships, Break PBC Record
Michael Mullmann tallied six birdies en route to a 1-under-par 71, but fourth-ranked UNCP was unable to find its way back among the top eight teams and finished their stay at the NCAA Championships with a 10th place finish on Thursday.
May 17, 2012
Lambert, Mullmann, Walor Named To PBC All-Academic Team
The fourth-ranked UNCP men’s golf team continued to rake in the postseason honors on Thursday as Scott Lambert, Michael Mullmann and Jordan Walor were among 14 student-athletes named to the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Golf All-Academic Team.
May 17, 2012
Walor Named Division II PING First-Team All-American
Senior Jordan Walor put an emphatic cap on his storied collegiate career on Thursday evening as the Wake Forest native was decorated with PING First Team All-American laurels.
May 16, 2012
Braves Drop Into Tie For 11th At NCAA Championships
Fourth-ranked UNCP was unable to build on its momentum from Tuesday’s fast start at the NCAA Division II Championships as the Braves carded 18 bogeys or worse on Wednesday to drop into a tie for 11th heading into the final round of stroke play.
May 15, 2012
Braves Second After Opening Day Of NCAA Championships
Four players carded an even-par 72 or better to help the fourth-ranked UNCP men’s golf team to a second place standing on the team leaderboard after the opening round of the NCAA Division II Championships on Tuesday at the Cardinal Club Golf Course in Simpsonville, Ky.
May 9, 2012
Braves Finish Fourth, Earn Berth Into NCAA National Championship Round
Jonathan McCurry and Jordan Walor each turned in below-par performances in Wednesday’s final round to lead the UNCP men’s golf team to a fourth place finish at the NCAA South/Southeast Super Regional and the program’s first-ever berth into the NCAA National Championships.
May 8, 2012
Mullmann, Walor Lead Braves On Day Two Of NCAA Super Regional
Michael Mullmann shot a 3-under-par 69 and all-American Jordan Walor carded a 1-under-par 71 to help the Braves climb into a tie for third place after day two of the NCAA South/Southeast Super Regional at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa on Tuesday afternoon.
May 7, 2012
Braves Tied For Ninth After Day One Of NCAA Super Regional
Jordan Walor carded a 2-under-par 70, while Jonathan McCurry and Carson Lanier each turned in 2-over-par 74s, to lead the fourth-ranked UNCP men’s golf team to a share of ninth place after the opening round of the NCAA South/Southeast Super Regional.
May 3, 2012
Men’s Golf Inks Four To National Letters Of Intent
UNCP men’s golf coach David Synan announced his 2012 signing class on Thursday morning as Aaron Abts, Kendall Dunn, Jay Ealley and Bryce Young each inked their names to national letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers in Pembroke.
April 27, 2012
No. 4 Braves Selected For NCAA South/Southeast Super Regional
Fourth-ranked UNCP is among 20 teams and eight individuals that have been selected to converge on Conover and the Rock Barn Spa & Resort as part of the 2012 NCAA South/Southeast Men’s Golf Super Regional, the organization announced Friday afternoon.
April 18, 2012
Braves Jump To 4th In GolfStat.com Rankings, Lady Braves Steady At No. 11
Despite being idle since capturing its first-ever Peach Belt Conference Championship, the UNCP men’s golf team reclaimed a spot among the nation’s top-5 teams on Wednesday as the Braves jumped three spots to No. 4 in the latest NCAA Head-To-Head Rankings by GolfStat.com.
April 13, 2012
Braves Jump Five Spots In Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches Poll
On the heels of capturing its first Peach Belt Conference title in school history, the UNCP men’s golf team made a significant jump in the Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches Poll, leaping five spots to No. 9 in the latest listing by the organization.
April 13, 2012
Braves Atop Initial NCAA Southeast Region Men’s Golf Rankings
The good news continued to roll in for the UNCP men’s golf team on Friday as the Braves found themselves atop the initial NCAA Southeast Region rankings released by the organization.
April 10, 2012
PBC CHAMPS! Braves Snare Conference Title In Playoff
Sixth-ranked UNCP let a three-stroke lead slip away over the last three holes of the final round, but the Braves needed just one playoff hole to capture their first conference title on Tuesday afternoon at the 2012 Peach Belt Conference Championships at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.
April 9, 2012
Braves Atop Leaderboard At PBC Championship; Walor One Stroke Off Pace
PBC Player of the Year Jordan Walor shot a second-round 69 to move himself into second place on the individual leaderboard and help give UNCP the lead after the first and second rounds at the Peach Belt Conference Championship at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.
April 8, 2012
Braves Send Three To Men’s Golf All-Conference Squad
Seniors Scott Lambert, Jonathan McCurry and Jordan Walor each earned first team all-Peach Belt Conference honors, while Walor walked away with PBC Player of the Year laurels, to highlight the night for the UNCP men’s golf team on the eve of the 2012 PBC Championships.
April 5, 2012
Walor, McCurry Grab PBC Co-Golfer Of The Week Laurels
Having played an integral part of sixth-ranked UNCP’s second place finish at the Carolina Sands Intercollegiate in White Lake over the weekend, senior all-Americans Jordan Walor and Jonathan McCurry have been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Co-Golfers of the Week.
April 1, 2012
Braves Finish Second At Carolina Sands Intercollegiate
Seventh-ranked UNCP held steady with a second-round 283 to inch up to second on the team leaderboard, while all-Americans Jordan Walor and Jonathan McCurry each finished in a tie for eighth on the individual leaderboard on Sunday afternoon at the Carolina Sands Intercollegiate.
March 31, 2012
Braves To Host 12th Annual Carolina Sands Intercollegiate This Weekend
The seventh-ranked UNCP men's golf squad will host the 12th installment of the Carolina Sands Intercollegiate golf tournament at the Par-72, 6,925-yard Carolina Sands Country Club in White Lake on Saturday and Sunday.
March 31, 2012
Braves Third After Opening Round Of Carolina Sands Intercollegiate
Paced by four players with par-72s or better, the seventh-ranked UNCP men’s golf team combined for an opening-round 282 and sits in third place after day one of the 12th Annual Carolina Sands Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,931-yard Carolina Sands Country Club.
March 28, 2012
20 Questions With Golf's Scott Lambert
UNCPBraves.com recently had the chance to sit down with senior golfer Scott Lambert to learn of his opinion on a variety of topics ranging from his proudest sports moment to how he wants to be remembered when he leaves Pembroke.
March 22, 2012
Walor Named PBC Golfer Of The Week
After registering a trio of rounds in the 60s en route to finishing second at the talent-laden Bobcat Invitational in Eatonton, Ga., on Monday and Tuesday, senior Jordan Walor has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Male Golfer of the Week.
March 21, 2012
Braves Jump To 5th In Golfstat.com Poll, Lady Braves 10th
Less than 24 hours removed from finishing among the nation’s elite teams at the Georgia College-hosted Bobcat Intercollegiate, the UNCP men’s golf team jumped four spots to No. 5 in the latest NCAA Head-To-Head Rankings by GolfStat.com.
March 20, 2012
Braves Finish Third Among Stacked Field At Bobcat Intercollegiate
Ninth-ranked UNCP registered a blistering 282 for the third-straight round and jumped one spot in the team standings to come away with a third place finish at the Georgia College-hosted Bobcat Intercollegiate on Tuesday in Eatonton, Ga.
March 19, 2012
Braves In Fourth After Two Rounds At Talent-Laden Bobcat Intercollegiate
Despite a quartet of sub-par rounds by three different golfers, ninth-ranked UNCP is 10 strokes off the pace in fourth place among a field of 14 nationally-ranked teams after two rounds at the Bobcat Intercollegiate at the par-70, 6,847-yard Golf Club at Cuscowilla.
March 16, 2012
McCurry Nabs PBC Golfer Of The Week Accolades
Having played an integral role in ninth-ranked UNCP’s second-straight tournament championship at the Magnolia Invitational on Monday and Tuesday, senior Jonathan McCurry has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week.
March 13, 2012
Walor, McCurry Tie For First; UNCP Captures Magnolia Invitational
All-American Jordan Walor carded an even-par 71 and captured his eighth career medalist honor via a scorecard playoff to help ninth-ranked UNCP to its second consecutive tournament championship on Tuesday afternoon at the Magnolia Invitational in Orangeburg, S.C.
March 12, 2012
McCurry’s Record Round Has UNCP Atop Field At Magnolia Collegiate
Senior all-American Jonathan McCurry carded a school-record-tying and course-record round of 63 to help No. 9 UNCP to a tournament-best round of 282 and a 9-stroke lead after the second round of the Magnolia Collegiate Invitational on Monday.
March 9, 2012
Lambert Named PBC Men’s Golfer Of The Week
After turning in a career-best performance in leading No. 9 UNCP to its second-straight title at the Richard Rendleman Invitational on Monday and Tuesday, senior Scott Lambert has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week.
March 7, 2012
Braves Join Lady Braves In GolfStat.com Top 10
Just a day removed from celebrating a pair of tournament championships at both the Richard Rendleman Invitational and the Armstrong Pirate Women’s Invitational, the UNCP men’s and women’s golf teams shared another feat on Wednesday – a top-10 ranking.
March 7, 2012
20 Questions With Golf's Jordan Walor
UNCPBraves.com recently had the chance to sit down with senior golfer Jordan Walor to learn of his opinion on a variety of topics ranging from his best non-athletic talent to how he wants to be remembered when he leaves Pembroke.
March 6, 2012
Braves Capture Second-Straight Richard Rendleman Invitational Title
No. 18 UNCP combined for its lowest round in more than two years to easily outdistance the rest of the 18-team team field and successfully defend its title at the Richard Rendleman Invitational on Tuesday afternoon at the Country Club of Salisbury.
March 5, 2012
Braves Lead After Opening Round Of Richard Rendleman Invitational
Fueled by phenomenal performances from all five of its entries, 18th-ranked UNCP booked an opening-round score of 291 to pace the 18-team field at the Richard Rendleman Invitational at the par-71, 6,665-yard Country Club of Salisbury on Monday.
March 1, 2012
Braves Jump Four Spots In Golf World/Nike Golf DII Coaches’ Poll
Days removed from a second place finish at the Armstrong Pirate Invitational on Monday, the UNCP men’s golf team jumped four spots to No. 18 in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf DII Coaches’ Poll released on Thursday.
February 28, 2012
Braves Second After Opening Round Of Armstrong Pirate Invitational
After weather provided a lengthy delay to the start of the event on Monday, the first round of the Armstrong Pirate Invitational has finally been concluded, and the 15th-ranked UNCP men's golf team sits in second place in the middle of the two-round event.
February 28, 2012
Braves Finish Second At Armstrong Pirate Invitational
All-American Jonathan McCurry carded an even-par 71 and Carson Lanier shot a 2-over 73, but it was not enough as 15th-ranked UNCP captured runner-up honors at the Armstrong Atlantic-hosted Pirate Invitational on Tuesday at the 6,897-yard, par-71 Savannah Quarters Country Club.
January 4, 2012
Walor Captures Title At 4th Carolinas Young Amateur Championship
UNCP senior Jordan Walor fought windy and cold conditions to shoot an even-par 144 over two rounds en route to title honors at the 4th Carolinas Young Amateur Championship on Tuesday afternoon on the 7,276-yard, par-72 Magnolia Course at the Pinewild Country Club in Pinehurst.
October 31, 2011
Golf's Jordan Walor Named UNCP Student-Athlete Of The Week
Having registered a dominant performance in leading the UNCP men’s golf team to the team championship at the Clayton State-hosted Laker Intercollegiate last week in Hampton, Ga., senior Jordan Walor has been named this week’s UNCP Student-Athlete of the Week.
October 27, 2011
Walor Earns Fourth Career Golfer Of The Week Award
Following a career-best six-under-par finish at the Laker Intercollegiate, en route to his seventh-career victory, UNCP senior Jordan Walor has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Golfer of the Week, the league announced Thursday.
October 26, 2011
Braves Jump To No. 13 In Latest Golfstat Rankings
Just less than 24 hours removed from capturing its first team championship of the season at the Clayton State-hosted Laker Collegiate Invitational, the UNCP men’s golf team leapt two spots to No. 13 in the latest head-to-head computer rankings by Golfstat.com.
October 25, 2011
Braves Easily Outdistance Field At Laker Collegiate Invitational
Senior Jordan Walor carded a tournament-low 68 in the third round to capture his second individual medalist honors of the season and lead the UNCP men’s golf team to the team championship at the Clayton State-hosted Laker Collegiate Invitational.
October 24, 2011
Walor, Braves Lead Laker Collegiate Invite After Rounds One and Two
A three-under-par first round by senior Jordan Walor paced the No. 15 UNCP men’s golf team to the top of the leaderboard following the first two rounds of the State Farm Laker Collegiate Invitational on Monday at the Crystal Lake Golf & Country Club in Hampton, Ga.
October 21, 2011
Braves Hold Tight At No. 15 in Golfstat Rankings
After a third-straight top-five finish to start the season, the UNCP men’s golf team held tight at No. 15 in this week’s edition of the Golfstat.com head-to-head computer rankings, the website announced Wednesday.
October 18, 2011
No. 15 UNCP Third At Will Wilson SE Preview
A final-round 284 pushed Carson-Newman past second round leaders UNC Pembroke and Wingate for the team championship at the 2011 Will Wilson Southeast Regional Preview on Tuesday at the par-70 Championship Course at Tanglewood Golf Club in Clemmons.
October 17, 2011
No. 15 Braves Fourth After First Round Of SE Preview
The No. 15 UNCP men’s golf ended the first day of action at the Will Wilson Southeast Preview just seven shots out of first in a fourth place overall at the par-70 Championship Course at Tanglewood Golf Club in Clemmons.
October 17, 2011
Walor, Braves Atop SE Preview Leaderboard After Round Two
No. 15 UNCP cut eight strokes off its opening round to move up three spots into a tie for first overall following the second round of the 2011 Will Wilson Southeast Preview in Clemmons on Monday.
October 6, 2011
Braves Jump To No. 15 In Golfstat Rankings
Following a pair of top-five finishes to start the season, the UNCP men’s golf squad moved up 17 spots to No. 15 in this week’s edition of the Golfstat.com head-to-head rankings, the website announced Wednesday.
October 4, 2011
No. 22 Braves Finish Tied For Third At Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
Senior Carson Lanier matched his opening round 71 on day two to lead the No. 22 UNCP men’s golf squad to a tie for third on Tuesday at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate, which was held at the Reese Jones Course at the Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach, N.C.
October 3, 2011
No. 22 Braves In Second At Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
The No. 22 UNCP men’s golf team tied the sixth-best round in school history en route to ending the first day of the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate in second place at the Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach on Monday.
September 29, 2011
Braves Make First Appearance In Division II Coaches' Poll
The UNCP men’s golf team made their first appearance of the year in the Golf World/Nike Division II College Coaches’ Poll in a tie for No. 22, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Wednesday.
September 22, 2011
Walor Named PBC Men's Golfer Of The Week
After taking home top individual honors at the Honda of Columbia Fall Classic on Saturday, UNCP senior golfer Jordan Walor has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week, the league announced Thursday afternoon.
September 19, 2011
Golf’s Jordan Walor Named UNCP Athlete Of The Week
After registering his first individual tournament title of the season in leading the men’s golf team to a third place finish at the Newberry-hosted Honda of Columbia Fall Classic, senior Jordan Walor has been named this week’s UNCP Athlete of the Week.
September 17, 2011
Walor Takes Medalist Honors At Honda Of Columbia Fall Classic
UNCP senior Jordan Walor carded rounds of 70 and 71 on Saturday to capture medalist honors while leading UNCP’s “A” team to a third-place finish at the Honda of Columbia Fall Classic on Saturday in Prosperity, S.C.
September 7, 2011
Walors Capture Carolinas Mixed Team Championship
A pair First Team All-Peach Belt Conference performers added some more accolades to their respective resumes on Sunday when Shauna Walor and Jordan Walor took the Carolinas Mixed Team Championship.