North Carolina A&T's Star Freshman Walk-On Gets His Shot
J.R. Smith is making his collegiate golfing debut today at the Phoenix Invitational hosted by Elon University.
For those who have not been keeping up with one of the year's best sports stories, here's a quick update: The former NBA All-Star enrolled at North Carolina A&T this summer and joined the golf team as a freshman walk-on. Smith briefly had to wait for the NCAA to grant him eligibility, but now he's been cleared and is ready to start competing on the links.
The course at Alamance Country Club is a par 71. Smith qualified for A&T's five-man lineup in the tournament by one stroke.
For those who have been waiting for footage of Smith's golf swing, we finally have some:
You can even tell Smith is excited for his debut since he took to Twitter and fired off a Tiger Woods gif to start the day.
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