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Caleb Sturgeon Earns Trip to U.S. Amateur with Sectional Qualifier Win

Caleb Sturgeon Earns Trip to U.S. Amateur with Sectional Qualifier Win

ROCKY MOUNT, NC July 22, 2014 — South Carolina senior Caleb Sturgeon qualified for the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday by winning a sectional qualifier at Benvenue Country Club. Sturgeon won the qualifier with a 36-hole total of 131 (-13), firing rounds of 65 (-7) and 66 (-6). Patrick Cover of Huntersville, N.C., finished runner-up with a total of 135 (-9). A native of Laurens, S.C., Sturgeon will be making his first appearance at the U.S. Amateur Championship. He is coming off a stellar junior season with four top-20 finishes, including his second career win. Sturgeon will join teammates Matt NeSmith and Will Murphy at the championship. NeSmith and Murphy qualified earlier this month by finishing first and second, […]

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, […]

US Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, NC

US Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, NC

ROCKY MOUNT, NC July 21, 2014 – Final results from U.S. Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, NC on Monday, July 21, 2014 (6555 yards, par 36-36—72, Rating: 71.8/137). Three qualifying spots and two alternate positions are available at this qualifying site.   Caleb Sturgeon from Laurens, SC shot a two round total of 13-under 131 to earn medalist honors. Huntersville, NC native Patrick Cover fired a 9-under 135 to also qualify.  Thomas Bradshaw (136) and Beau Cutts (136) played off for the last qualifying position. Bradshaw won the playoff and the final qualifying position on the first hole with a par.   The United States Amateur Championship will be played August 11-17 at […]

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9th Carolinas Pro-Junior

9th Carolinas Pro-Junior

Treyburn CC     Durham, NC Final Results GOLDSBORO, NC July 21, 2014 – Clarence Rose and Nicholas Adams of Goldsboro, NC blitzed Treyburn CC firing a round of eight under par 64 to win the 9th Carolinas Pro-Junior title by three shots.  Playing a modified alternate shot format, Rose and Adams had a bogey free round on the 6,775 yard Tom Fazio designed course.  Andrew Shuck and Hughes Edwards of Charlotte, NC finished in second place with a five under par 67.  Nicholas Poole and Rick Murphy of Greensboro shot three under par 69 to take third place. This annual tournament was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association. Place       Team                                                              Score 1          Rose, Clarence / Adams, Nicholas           33-31–64 (-8) […]

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 […]

TYGA Jack Ratz, Jr. Memorial

TYGA Jack Ratz, Jr. Memorial

RALEIGH, NC July 21, 2014 – Final Results Wildwood Green GC       Girls’ 16-18 age division (back nine)        Place   Name                                                                  Score 1       Amanda Levy, Wake Forest, NC                             36 2          Caroline O’Neil, Cary, NC                                        46 3          Tabatha Herzig, Clayton, NC                                   60       Girls’ 14-15 age division (back nine)        Place   Name                                                                  Score T1        Riley Smyth, Cary, NC                                            36 T1        Susannah Ireland, Wake Forest, NC                        36 3         Janie Gooch, Raleigh, NC                                      43     Boys’ 16-18 age division (front nine) Place Name Score 1 *Patrick Stephenson, Four Oaks, NC 33 2 *Jacob Smith, Holly Springs, NC 34 2 *Matthew McDonagh Jr, Winston-Salem, NC 34 2 *Seth Lomison, Pfafftown, […]

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Nike Golf Athlete Rory McIlroy Wins the Claret Jug

Nike Golf Athlete Rory McIlroy Wins the Claret Jug

McIlroy captures the Open Championship with 14 Nike clubs and RZN Black ball in the bag BEAVERTON, OR July 20, 2014 - Nike athlete Rory McIlroy delivered a spectacular performance at The Open Championship to claim the Claret Jug and become the seventh player in history to win the famous trophy in wire-to-wire fashion.  McIlroy is an impressive three-quarters of the way to winning the career Grand Slam at the age of 25 – the third youngest player ever to achieve that record. “The Open is the one that we all want and the one that we all strive for and to be able to hold this Claret Jug is an incredible feeling,” said McIlroy in the closing ceremony. McIlroy dominated […]

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Carolinas Golf Association Announces 6th Carolinas Super Senior Championship

Carolinas Golf Association Announces 6th Carolinas Super Senior Championship

6th CAROLINAS SUPER SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP AT HIGH MEADOWS GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB IN ROARING GAP, NC – JULY 21-22, 2014 WEST END, NC July 20, 2014 – The 6th Carolinas Super Senior Championship will be held at High Meadows Golf & Country Club in Roaring Gap, NC on July 21-22, 2014. 96 players have qualified for the 2014 Carolinas Super Senior Championship. The championship format is 36 holes of stroke play. An on-course play-off is used to break a tie for the overall championship. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 65th birthday by July 21, 2014, is a legal resident of North Carolina or South Carolina, is a member in good standing of a […]

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South Carolina Gamecock Men’s Golf Releases 2014-15 Schedule

South Carolina Gamecock Men’s Golf Releases 2014-15 Schedule

2014-15 Schedule COLUMBIA, SC July 18, 2014 — The South Carolina men’s golf program released its schedule for the 2014-15 season on Friday. The Gamecocks are slated to compete in four tournaments in the fall and five in the spring heading into postseason play. South Carolina will look to keep momentum going from the 2013-14 season, one of the most successful in program history. The Gamecocks won three tournaments, matched the school record with nine top-five finishes and placed ninth at the NCAA Championship, the program’s second highest finish at the event in school history. With seven golfers returning from that team, South Carolina head coach Bill McDonald is looking forward to seeing his squad grind through one of the […]

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North Carolina Amateur Match Play Sectional Qualifying Results from Masonboro Country Club in Wilmington, NC

North Carolina Amateur Match Play Sectional Qualifying Results from Masonboro Country Club in Wilmington, NC

WILMINGTON, NC July 18, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship hosted by Masonboro Country Club in Wilmington, NC on Friday, July 18, 2014 (6619 yards, Par 35-36—71, 74.4/139). Chris Eaves of Burgaw, NC and Christian Cichan of Charlotte, NC both shot one-over par 72 to share medalist honors. The cut line fell at nine-over par 80. 13 players advanced to the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship that will be played July 30-August 3 at River Landing (Landing course) in Wallace, NC. This championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association which is in its 105th year of serving amateur golf in the Carolinas. Place Competitor Score     Qualifiers   […]

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