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Final Results of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying in Durham, NC

Final Results of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying in Durham, NC

DURHAM, NC August 29, 2014 – Final results of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifier hosted by Croasdaile Country Club on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.  Par 36-36—72 5743 yards (Rating: 73.3/137) Three past CGA champions punched their ticket to the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship that will take place at the Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, NJ on September 13-18.  Pat Brogden of Garner, NC earned medalist honors after firing an even par round of 72.  Other qualifiers include Angela Stewart of Greenville, NC and Kim Briele of New Bern, NC.  Briele earned her spot after the first playoff hole against Lynda Case of Ft. Myers, FL.  Anne Washington of Myrtle Beach, SC was 2nd alternate.  All three […]

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Henry Shimp named recipient of 2014 David Parrott Award

Henry Shimp named recipient of 2014 David Parrott Award

WALLACE, NC August 19, 2014 — Henry Shimp of Charlotte, NC was honored this past weekend as the 2014 recipient of the Carolinas Golf Association’s (CGA) David Parrott Award.  Shimp, the 2014 Carolinas Junior Boys champion, was selected from the eight team members that represented the CGA in the Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches at River Landing CC in Wallace, NC. The David Parrott award is given annually to the Carolinas Team player who displays excellence in sportsmanship, ability, and academic excellence. The award is presented by Dr. Larry and Joy Parrott of Camden, SC in honor of their son David. David Parrot was diagnosed with leukemia in the spring of 1982 and during his brief illness, he participated in the […]

2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented Raises $836,883 for Local Charities

2014 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented Raises $836,883 for Local Charities

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Raises $836,883 for Local Charities, Bringing Total to More Than $10.8 million   GREENVILLE, SC August 18, 2014 – The 14th annual BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $836,883 for Upstate charities, tournament officials announced today. The tournament’s 2014 charity earnings push the total charitable giving since 2001 to more than $10.8 million. These funds are part of the PGA TOUR’s more than $2 billion in all-time charitable contributions. Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc.—the non-profit organization that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation—presented checks to charity representatives at the Charity Check Presentation presented by High Cotton, held at the downtown Greenville restaurant.   The 2014 […]

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2014 U.S. Amateur Final Match Result

2014 U.S. Amateur Final Match Result

GUNN YANG WINS 2014 U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP 114th U.S. Amateur Championship conducted by the United States Golf Association (www.usga.org) JOHNS CREEK, GA August 17, 2014 – Gunn Yang, 20, of the Republic of Korea, defeated Corey Conners, of Canada, 2 and 1, in the 36-hole final match Sunday to win the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club’s 7,208-yard, par-71 Highlands Course. “I was just trying to make it to the match-play portion, really,” said Yang, a San Diego State University sophomore who had back surgery in May 2013. “That was the goal, first of all. And then when I made it to the match play, I was like, maybe I can do this. I was just trying to […]

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Carolinas Team wins the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches in Wallace, NC

Carolinas Team wins the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches in Wallace, NC

WALLACE, NC August 17, 2014 – The eight-golfer Carolinas team won five of eight closing day singles matches and halved another to post a two-point victory (9-7) against their Virginias counterparts to claim the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches, which concluded today at River Landing Golf Club. One point was available per each match. Virginias owned a one-point lead (4½-3½) following Saturday’s opening day foursome and four-ball matches, but Carolinas outscored their opponents by three points (5½-2½) in concluding singles’ encounters.   Virginias swept Saturday morning’s four opening day foursome matches, but Carolinas responded, besting their opponents 9-3 the rest of the way, including winning Saturday afternoon’s four-ball encounters by three points (3½-½) to only trail by one point heading into […]

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

River Landing CC (River)     Wallace, NC Saturday, August 16, 2014 Carolinas – 3.5     Virginias – 4.5   by Andrew Blair of the VSGA WALLACE, NC August 17, 2014 – Fueled by a sweep of morning foursome encounters, the eight-golfer Virginias team, owns a slim one-point advantage (4½-3½) over their Carolinas counterparts at the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches being conducted at River Landing Golf Club. After Virginias swept foursomes, Carolinas answered in afternoon four-ball matches, taking three of four-ball matches and halving another. One point is available per each match. Though Virginias claimed foursomes, each match was tightly-contested. For Virginias, the teams of Fitz Woodrow IV (Charlottesville, Va.)-Tom Crow (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Logan Yates (Ruckersville, Va.)-Matthew Brittain (Ashburn, Va.) each […]

2014 U.S. Amateur – Semifinal Results; Final Pairing

2014 U.S. Amateur – Semifinal Results; Final Pairing

CONNERS MEETS YANG IN CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH AT U.S. AMATEUR 114th U.S. Amateur Championship conducted by the United States Golf Association (www.usga.org) JOHNS CREEK, GA August 16, 2014 – Corey Conners, 22, of Canada, and Gunn Yang, 20, of Korea, each won their semifinal-round matches to advance to Sunday’s 36-hole championship match of the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club’s 7,167-yard, par-71 Highlands Course. Conners, who also reached the semifinals in 2013, beat University of Virginia All-American Denny McCarthy, 21, of Rockville, Md., 1 up. He is Canada’s first U.S. Amateur finalist since Gary Cowan won the title for the second time in 1971. “It feels pretty good to have made it a little bit further than last year,” […]

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Second Round Results from the NC Senior Four-Ball Championship at Greenville Country Club in Greenville, NC

Second Round Results from the NC Senior Four-Ball Championship at Greenville Country Club in Greenville, NC

GREENVILLE, NC August 13, 2014 – Second round results of the 14th North Carolina Senior Four-Ball Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by Greenville Country Club in Greenville, NC on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.  (Par 35-36—71, 6,200 yards, Rating: 70.1/128). Russ Perry from Winston-Salem, NC and Mark Stephens from Troutman, NC shot back to back 63s to take a two-shot lead into the final round over first round leaders Preston Edmondson from Morrisville, NC and Steve Sharpe from Greensboro, NC.  Perry and Stephens have made fourteen birdies and one eagle over two days to get to 16-under par.  Defending champions Paul Simson and Don Detweiler sit alone in 3rd place and lurk just three shots behind. The cut line fell […]

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Final results CGA’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Myrtle Beach National-South Creek

Final results CGA’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Myrtle Beach National-South Creek

WEST END, NC August 13, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Myrtle Beach National-South Creek in Myrtle Beach, SC  on Monday, August 11, 2014. Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of four-ball stroke play, both gross and net.  90 percent of a player’s course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 55th birthday by the tournament date, is a member of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club. The field is divided into divisions based on age and total team course handicap: […]

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

32nd Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team Matches

CAROLINAS JUNIOR SIDE SET FOR THE 32nd CAROLINAS-VIRGINIAS JUNIOR TEAM MATCHES   WEST END, NC August 13, 2014 –– Reigning Carolina Golf Association (CGA) Carolinas Junior champion Henry Shimp of Charlotte, NC leads a group of eight golfers who will represent the Carolinas Junior  team against their Virginias counterparts at the 32nd Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches, set for Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 16-17 at River Landing Golf Club in Wallace, N.C. Shimp won his first CGA championship in a playoff over Andrew Wilmoth of Raleigh, NC in late July at Camden CC in Camden, SC.  Shimp will be returning to NC for the team matches after competing in the US Amateur Championship in Atlanta, GA earlier this week. Also named to the team […]