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USGA Announces 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship Qualifying Sites

USGA Announces 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship Qualifying Sites

Entry Deadline Aug. 6; 18-Hole Qualifiers Held in 24 States from Aug. 2014-March 2015 FAR HILLS, NJ July 24, 2014 – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship, to be held at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Ore., May 9-13, 2015. Conducted over 18 holes, sectional qualifying will be held at 28 sites across the United States from Aug. 25, 2014, to March 30, 2015. Player registration is available now and continues through 5 p.m. EDT on Aug. 6 at (https://champapps.usga.org/fourball/champ/32). Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, N.J., is among the qualifying sites and has hosted three USGA championships, including the 1960 Curtis Cup Match, when USA […]

Georgia Tech alum Richy Werenski grabs 3rd win in 5 starts at Seven Lakes NGA Classic in Pinehurst

Georgia Tech alum Richy Werenski grabs 3rd win in 5 starts at Seven Lakes NGA Classic in Pinehurst

Virginia alum McLaughlin finishes solo 2nd. 2014 NGA Winners Bozzelli, Horne, Martinson tie 3rd. FAYETTEVILLE, NC July 20, 2014 – Rookie Richy Werenski, a recent grad from Georgia Tech, has been playing like anything but a college player in his first five starts as a professional. The four time US Amateur qualifier has made the transition to professional golf and made the transition better than most grabbing his 3rd win in just his 5th professional start with a victory at the Seven Lakes NGA Classic in Pinehurst. The South Hadley, Massachusetts resident won his first two professional events, the NGA Carolina Series Cutter Creek event and the Vermont Open, after turning pro but his win this past week may have […]

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USGA Announces 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship Qualifying Sites

USGA Announces 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship Qualifying Sites

Entry Deadline Aug. 6; 18-Hole Qualifiers to be Held at 51 Sites from Aug. 2014-March 2015 FAR HILLS, NJ July 22, 2014 – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, to be held at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif., May 2-6, 2015. Conducted over 18 holes, sectional qualifying will be held at 51 sites across the United States from Aug. 13, 2014, to March 31, 2015. Player registration is available now and continues through 5 p.m. EDT on Aug. 6 (https://champapps.usga.org/fourball/champ/31). Several U.S. Amateur Four-Ball qualifying sites have hosted USGA championships. Philadelphia Country Club, in Gladwyne, Pa., has been home to four, including the 1939 U.S. Open, […]

Final Results of the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying in Pinehurst, NC

Final Results of the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying in Pinehurst, NC

PINEHURST, NC July 21, 2014 – Final results of the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Pinewild Country Club (Magnolia Course) on Monday, July 21, 2014.  Par 36-36—72 6088 yards  Course/Slope Rating:  73.8/135. Four players earn their way to the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship after battling wet and rainy conditions most of the day.  After a three hour delay Julie Streng of Greensboro, NC was able to shoot a 2-over par round of 74 to capture medalist honors.  Other qualifiers include Patty Moore of Charlotte, NC (76); Debbie Adams of Asheville, NC (78) and Kay Daniel of Covington, La (78).   First alternate is Susan Beaupied of Raleigh, NC (79).   The national championship will be contested at […]

U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Final Results from Keith Hills Golf Club in Buies Creek, NC

U.S. Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Final Results from Keith Hills Golf Club in Buies Creek, NC

BUIES CREEK, NC July 18, 2014 – Final round results from U.S. Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Keith Hills Golf Club (Orange-Black) in Buies Creek, NC on Friday, July 18, 2014 (6717 yards, par 36-36—72, Rating: 72.2/132). Three qualifying spots and two alternate positions are available at this qualifying site. Reigning North Carolina Amateur Champion Joshua Martin of Pinehurst, NC fired a final round 69 to finish at five-under 139 to claim medalist honors and punch his ticket to Atlanta. Patrick Stephenson of Four Oaks, NC (142) and Harrison Rhoades of Raleigh, NC (143) claimed the other two qualifying spots.   The three qualifiers will advance to the United States Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, […]

Delaware alum Justin Martinson wins Max Motion Physical Therapy All-American Classic

Delaware alum Justin Martinson wins Max Motion Physical Therapy All-American Classic

Two-time Delaware State Golf Association Player of the Year grabs 1st NGA Tour Pro Series Win FAYETTEVILLE, NC July 17, 2014 – If Delaware alum Justin Martinson ever needed a second career, you might want to look him up under clairvoyants. Reminiscent of the legendary Babe Ruth, the former star out of Delaware who pulled the DSGA trifecta of winning the Open Championship, Amateur Championship, and Junior Championship called his own shot at the Max Motion Physical Therapy All-American Classic two nights before the event even started at the pro-am pairings party. When asked what it would take to win the week’s event Martinson quickly replied 15 under par. When pushed for his own score, the Avondale, Pa. native boldly […]

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Carolina Golf Association NC Junior Boys’ 13 and Under Championship

Carolina Golf Association NC Junior Boys’ 13 and Under Championship

18th NC Junior Boys 13 & Under Championship Asheboro City Golf Course July 14-15, 2016   Match Play Results ASHEBORO, NC July 15, 2014 – Grayson Wotnosky of Wake Forest, NC captured his first CGA major title defeating Symon Balbin of Pinehurst, NC six and five in the championship match of the 18th NC Junior Boys 13 and Under Championship being hosted by Asheboro City Golf Course in Asheboro, NC.  Wotnosky never trailed in any of his four matches during the event winning four and two over Smith Brewer of Raleigh, NC, four and two over Wells Armes of Raleigh, NC, three and two over qualifying medalist Fulton Smith of Pinehurst, NC.  Balbin advanced to the championship match defeating Jack […]

8th Carolinas Golf Association Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship

8th Carolinas Golf Association Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship

Country Club of Whispering Pines Final Results WHISPERING PINES, NC July 15, 2014 – Roshnee Sharma of Waxhaw, NC fired a final round 71 to win the 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 and Under Championship hosted by the Country Club of Whispering Pines in Whispering Pines, NC. Sharma used three birdies in her final round to hold off a back nine charge from her fellow competitor, Elizabeth Nguyen, from Pinehurst, NC. Nguyen finished in solo second after giving a Sharma a little bit of a scare, “she birdied three holes on the back and it was impressive,” said Sharma of Nguyen’s back nine play. Sharma stayed steady to finish her round capturing the title becoming the 8th Champion of the […]

CGA 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship Round One Results

CGA 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship Round One Results

8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 & Under Championship Country Club of Whispering Pines Round One Results WHISPERING PINES, NC July 14, 2014 – Elizabeth Nguyen of Pinehurst, NC and Roshnee Sharma of Waxhaw, NC are tied for the lead after the first round of The 8th Carolinas Junior Girls’ 15 and Under Championship. The pair lead the field compiled of best junior girl golfers from the Carolinas after the first round. The event is being hosted by the Country Club of Whispering Pines in Whispering Pines, NC for the 8th year.  Ana Tsiro of Asheville, NC leads the junior division, while Gaby Tucker of Fayetteville, NC leads the Sub-Junior division. Round two will begin tomorrow at 8:30am with a shotgun […]

CGA Announces 8th Carolinas Girls’ 15 and Under Championship

CGA Announces 8th Carolinas Girls’ 15 and Under Championship

8th CAROLINAS GIRLS’ 15 AND UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPAT COUNTRY CLUB OF WHISPERING PINES (PINES) IN WHISPERING PINES, NC – JULY 14-15, 2014 WEST END, NC July 14, 2014 – The 8th North Carolina Girls’ 15 and under Championship will be held at the Country Club of Whispering Pines (Pines) in Whispering Pines, NC on July 14-15, 2014. 41 players have entered the 2014 Carolinas Girls’ 15 and Under Championship. The championship format is divided into three divisions: Championship, Junior and Sub-Junior. Any player (regardless of age) can  compete for the overall Championship. This division will play 18 holes each day at approximately 5,700 yards. Any player (regardless of age) who wants to play 18 holes each day, but does not want […]