DURHAM – Duke’s men’s and women’s golf programs continue to raise funds for Duke Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units and have amassed $ 14,146.25 so far this season with more NCAA action over the next week.
The women’s program recorded 38 birdies and an eagle in the NCAA Columbus Regional last week, as the Blue Devils finished tied for second place. Duke went on to the Arizona NCAA Championship, which will be held May 21-26.
Duke’s men’s program recently received its 26th NCAA postseason spot and will travel to Noblesville, Ind., To compete in the Noblesville region from May 17-19.
Over the past four years, the program has provided $ 61,448.25 to help Duke Children.
Those who want to support Duke’s collaboration with Duke Children can make promises by bird. Promises will start at $ 0.50 and high increments are accepted. If the Blue Devils record an eagle (counts as two birds), an albatross (three birds) and a hole in one (four birds), they will count as indicated.
The creation of the program was led by 2019 Duke Duke graduate Virginia Elena Carta. Born in Udine, Italy, Carta was a four-time All-ACC national team and individual NCAA 2016 champion. The 2016 WGCA All-America and Honda Award winner presented a 272 NCAA record major book as a novel for record his first collegiate victory. He became one of four people to win both the individual NCAA title and the NCAA team.
Duke Children’s is a 180-bed inpatient hospital at Duke University Hospital. The central outpatient clinic, the McGovern-Davison Child Health Center, is a 66,000-square-foot center adjacent to the hospital that combines medical and surgical specialty services in a colorful, child-centered location. In addition, there are numerous Duke Children’s primary care and specialty care clinics in North Carolina to meet the needs of children across the state. Duke Children’s is one of the largest medical providers in the Southeast and the only children’s hospital in North Carolina that has been ranked in the top ten specialties according to the U.S. News & World Report. Learn more about Duke Children online at www.dukechildrens.org or at www.facebook.com/dukechildrens.