Golf is a sport that you can pick up at a young age and play for the rest of your life. This is one of the reasons it has become so popular today. When you mix the sport with some Hollywood icons, you get some legendary movies. Here are my top five golf films of all time.
Not every new student coming to NC State comes in with the same level of knowledge about NC State Athletics. Some have been lifelong fans, others may have only seen a handful of events or none at all. Whichever camp you fall into, we wanted to make sure you knew at least one name on every NC State team, so here is the who is who of NC State Athletics.
On Wednesday, July 29, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced its plan for fall sports, including a 10 conference plus one non conference game schedule for the football season. Men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, cross country and football can all begin competition the week of Sept. 7-12. Fall competition for men’s and women’s golf and men’s and women’s tennis has been canceled.
The NC State men’s and women’s golf teams both had their seasons cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and despite missing out on its last few tournaments, both teams had some special performances in the fall and spring. These are the top five moments from its 2019-2020 season.
The NC State men’s and women’s golf teams were set to finish their 2020 seasons on a high note. The men’s team had three tournaments left before postseason play and the women’s team had two tournaments remaining before the COVID-19 pandemic canceled all NCAA sporting events for the rest of the year.
Senior Christian Salzer has seen his play improve as time went on from an overall young NC State men’s golf team. He was excited to see how the end of his four years as a student-athlete would come down the stretch, but then COVID-19 shattered the country and the sporting world. The rest of his senior year was over in the blink of an eye.
The NCAA Division I Council announced Monday evening it had voted to “allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility.”
On Tuesday afternoon, the ACC officially canceled the remainder of winter and spring sports activities, both competition and practice, for the 2019-20 school year in a press release, with hopes to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
On Thursday afternoon, the ACC “suspended all athletic related activities including competition, formal and organized practice, recruiting and participation in NCAA championships until further notice. The decision was made following consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.”