CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — ZIPS Car Wash (zipscarwash.com) unveiled its Car Wash Convos™ episode featuring Austin Greaser, the final University of North Carolina student-athlete to be highlighted in the 2022-2023 academic year.
According to a company press release, this is the 11th episode and it highlights Greaser’s golf career as he wraps up his senior year on the University of North Carolina golf team.
Car Wash Convos is ZIPS’s video interview-based approach to name, image and likeness (NIL), and in this episode fans will hear personal stories from Greaser ‘s athletic career, what his teammates like to call him and his infamous moment on the course alongside golf legend Tiger Woods.
“Austin’s pride in his school and his fun, laid-back personality makes him a great fit to work with our brand,” said Mark Youngworth, chief marketing officer, ZIPS Car Wash. “His loyalty, determination and commitment to his team reflect many of the qualities our company holds in high regard, and we’re pleased to have him represent ZIPS in our first season of Car Wash Convos.”
Greaser is a two-time All-America, All-PING East Region and All-ACC selection and was ranked No. 4 in the pre-season PGA Tour university’s ranking.
He has won two collegiate titles and has seven top 5s and 12 top 10s in 28 collegiate starts.
Austin was one of three players representing the United States in the 2022 World Amateur Team Championship in Paris, France.
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to partner with ZIPS Car Wash to bring another episode of Car Wash Convos to Tar Heel Nation. This series has been a fun way for UNC fans to get to know several athletes from my school and I’m grateful be a part of it,” said Greaser.
Greaser’s episode gives fans insight into his life on and off the course as he is interviewed during a ride through ZIPS Car Wash with host Kaitlyn Schmidt, a member of the UNC dance team, Carolina Girls.
Schmidt is working toward a degree in the UNC Hussman School of Journalism & Media and has hosted all four UNC student-athlete Car Wash Convos episodes.
Tar Heel fans can celebrate Schmidt’s success with his wash code 6262, which unlocks a $5 Wash & Dry carwash now through May 17 at ZIPS’ 30+ participating North Carolina locations.
ZIPS Car Wash is a Proud Sponsor of Carolina Athletics and owns and operates 275 locations across the country.
Student-athletes were sourced by NIL marketplace leader Opendorse on behalf of ZIPS and LEARFIELD, the school’s athletics multimedia rightsholder which has a national relationship with ZIPS. Car Wash Convos was created in partnership and produced by Learfield Studios.