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Harvey getting comfortable in majors

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“This course is a brutal, brutal walk and he went out there cott Harvey’s second major in three years came with the same and walked it and never complained for a second. He was in to result – a missed cut. But the 39-year-old amateur from the it,” Harvey said of his son. Triad area says he’s starting to get comfortable on the big stage. Harvey’s practice rounds also came with some excitement. He Harvey, who has won six consecutive Carolinas Golf played his Monday practice round with Jordan Spieth, Jim Furyk Association player of the year awards, shot 78-76 to and Steve Stricker. On Tuesday, he teed it up with Rickie Fowler. miss the cut at the 117th U.S. Open at Erin Hills in “When do you get to do things like that? It has been pretty Wisconsin. At the 2015 Masters, Harvey carded special,” Harvey said of his practice rounds. Rickie reminds me a rounds of 76 and 81. lot of someone like Arnold Palmer with just huge “How could you not want more of this? It’s followings. It was a neat experience for sure.” unbelievable,” Harvey said when asked about But once the competition started Harvey future major championship competition. was off. He hit just 19 of 36 greens in his two “When I played in the Masters I never really rounds and found the fairway just 53.57 percent found my own rhythm. Toward the end of this of the time. one I kind of found myself in this atmosphere. “Obviously, I didn’t play Scott Harvey golf Two tournaments is not a huge sample size, but but I am becoming more comfortable in this type I feel like if I can get a couple more then I can of atmosphere, which is really the only thing that really do something good. For me, my golf career is holding me back at the moment. Scores were out has always been a progression to success, and I there with some overnight rains during the week, so know with enough time I can do some great things ©USGA/Jeff Haynes the greens were very receptive. If you drove it straight out here.” you could attack the golf course and shoot good numbers but for Yes, Harvey missed the cut, but he’ll have some of the best me I was playing a little bit timid, trying not to mess up instead of memories of his life. He remained in Wisconsin with a host of famplaying my game. That is what held me back. ily and friends to watch the final rounds, including on Father’s Day “Still, it is definitely one of the top three things I’ve ever with his 7-year-old son Cameron, who walked Erin Hills while dad done in the game of golf. A major championship atmosphere is was playing Thursday and Friday rounds. unbelievable.” – By David Droschak

Winston-Salem ranked best on the East Coast for golf and livability

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ccording to a recent study by SmartAsset, North Carolina has some of the best cities for golfers to live in, with Winton-Salem ranking fourth overall. In order to find the best cities for golfers to live in, SmartAsset looked at data on factors relating to both golfing and livability. The study looked at the density of golf courses and clubhouses, the number of rainy days and days with extreme temperatures, as well as unemployment rates, housing costs and income after housing costs. The idea was to find a city that someone could reasonably expect to have a job and decent disposable income, also with

available golf courses and favorable playing weather. Portland, Ore., placed first in the study that was dominated by Arizona and North Carolina, with Winston-Salem placing in the top five, Raleigh coming in 11th and Greensboro 15th. For golfers who want to stay on the East Coast, the study says Winston-Salem is your best bet. Winston-Salem has 3.25 golf courses and country clubs per 100,000 residents, the 14th-most in the study. While this city is great for golfing, it may be even better for livability. It has some of the lowest housing costs in the study, with data showing the median housing cost in

Winston-Salem of $788 per month, seventh-lowest of any city the study looked at. Smaller cities tended to have more golf courses per capita. If you are a person looking to maximize time on the green, you may have to give up living in the big city. The five largest cities in the country, measured by population, are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia. All of these cities ranked in the bottom 30 for best cities for golfers to live. SmartAsset is a personal finance technology company headquartered in New York that uses financial modeling to power advice on major financial decisions.

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Bermuda Run Back in the game Private club in Advance attracting top-notch players, tournaments

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By DAVID DROSCHAK

s ClubCorp celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2017, Bermuda Run is celebrating its own resurgence of sorts. Once home to the popular Bing Crosby Clambake Pro-Am, and host to two NCAA men’s golf championships in the late 1970s and mid ‘80s, the private club west of WinstonSalem is starting to attract tournaments again as part of its make-over since being acquired two years ago by ClubCorp, the Dallas-based golf management firm. Bermuda Run hosted the North Carolina Junior Girls Championship in June on the heels of last year’s N.C. Women’s Match Play Championship, and more offerings are on the way as the club “invests” in a competitive golf atmosphere. 6

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“Having these tournaments gives validation to the architecture, to the agronomy – to the whole team who is here,” said head pro Nathan Broyles. “When I first got here the very first meeting I had with the golf committee they mentioned they wanted to get back in the swing of things with tournaments. Basically, I took that to heart. It is a slow process and you can’t get everything right away but you can start to build things.” The tournament push at the 36-hole private club actually started somewhat by chance and from a previous relationship Broyles held with Carolinas PGA executive Cory Armstrong in South Carolina. Forest Oaks in Greensboro was set to host the Wyndham Championship qualifier in 2015, but couldn’t pull it off. So, Armstrong picked up the phone six weeks out from the event to ask

a favor of Broyles, to see if Bermuda Run could hold the event. He immediately said yes. “The biggest part Cory loved when he came here was the number of volunteers we had out here helping and how the players were treated during practice rounds by the membership,” Broyles said. “That’s the key. You can go into some places and it’s kind of cold, or you can go into some places and it’s warm and fuzzy. You can’t want to have the event for the acclaim and notoriety that it gives you without having -not just the staff but the membership -- supports it because the players who are there can tell instantly.” Membership director Paul Howard said Bermuda Run is a prime location for tournaments because it has a built-in advantage – 900 homes inside its gates.

“It is huge,” he said when asked about the proximity of its volunteer base. “With our longer term members the Crosby is still ingrained in them, so they love to entertain and host people. We’re trying to build that history with our younger members. Last year, we hosted the PGA Tour qualifier and the East Course is normally closed that day but there were members with their sons who took the day off of school to come out and walk around. It’s neat to see guys like Lee Janzen or some of the other name players and guys from all over the world. It’s sort of a pride thing with our members.” Bermuda Run’s East Course was designed by noted architect Ellis Maples and is considered its championship layout. However, the West Continued on page 7 www.triadgolf.com


Bermuda Run from page 6 Course is becoming more and more popular, especially since it has its own membership level that carries just a $1,000 initiation fee and $295 monthly dues. “Opening up a junior executive membership for 40 and under is reasonably priced too so now there are three levels of golf people can get involved in,” Broyles said. “You can find what fits your game or find a membership here that fits their lifestyle. It is not one size fits all. With ClubCorp, we don’t charge big initiation fees and we don’t charge assessments, so guys who are not used to being country club members can come in here and be a part of it.” Word of ClubCorp’s improvements to the playing surface over the last two years has spread across the Triad, and beyond. “We’re getting a lot of competitive golfers joining the club,” Broyles said. “You can get a pretty good game out here right now. Guys who were playing out at Tanglewood and other places have joined.” The proof is in the numbers. When ClubCorp took over membership stood at 910. It is approaching 1200 midway through 2017. “ClubCorp invests in golf,” Broyles said. “We are now the No. 1 player in golf in the United States and our CEO has been ranked as the No. 1 most powerful man in golf. Golf is a big focus of what we do.”

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“One of the nice things is Bermuda Run is such a mature property,” added Howard. “You walk in and the clubhouse is awesome. And it’s not just the multiple levels of play here; it’s also the different age groups that are coming in now. When you get to that size of membership you look around and the demographics are very different than they were 10 years ago. This is a very, very active club. Families upon families are joining for the lifestyle. And we are the only private club on the west side of Winston-Salem. Yes, we maintain a private status but we make it approachable for a lot of people and that’s been our absolute niche in this market.” What’s next for the upstart Bermuda Run? Maybe a North Carolina Open or North Carolina Amateur Championship, Broyles said. “We’ve been fortunate that we’ve been asked instead of us asking,” Broyles said about hosting future championships. “Bermuda Run has a great variety of golf holes and elevation,” added Carolinas Golf Association executive director Jack Nance. “It has proven itself over the years as a true championship course having hosted U.S. Open qualifiers, CGA championships and of course NCAA championships. We are excited to be a part of the club’s resurgence and look forward to hosting more CGA championships.”

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Longleaf: On the right track

Southern Pines course rejuvenating golfing spirit

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By EDDIE SOUTHARDS

hen most golfers think of Pinehurst, a high-end resort where U.S. Opens are held comes to mind. But 4 miles away on Midland Road in Southern Pines, Dan Van Horn has a different vision of golf. And he believes it's the future of the game. In fact, Van Horn may be the one of the most revolutionary figures in golf. More than 20 years ago, he founded U.S. Kids Golf, which is designed to bring youths into the game and hopefully keep them there for life. He developed a series of lighter golf clubs that kids could swing easier. Then he brought the U.S. Kids World Championship to the Pinehurst area, where it will be held for the 12th straight year in August. Two years ago, the Atlanta resident bought Longleaf Country Club in Southern Pines and renamed it Longleaf Golf & Family Club. It serves as sort of a headquarters for U.S. Kids Golf. Now, he is pouring money into renovating Longleaf. But his grandest idea yet is being implemented at the course. It is called the Longleaf Tee System. It gives the course seven sets of tees and golfers should use the tee based on how far they hit their driver. There is more information about the system at lonfleafteesystem.com. “We call this ‘a living laboratory of learning what to do’ and hope to be an inspiration for the whole industry,” Van Horn said. “We can bring professionals here and talk to them about our tee system and how it impacts people. We can talk to them about our junior program and how kids are brought in from the outside and learn how they stay with it.” The renovations at Longleaf began last year when a 10,000-square-foot putting green was installed, a six-hole, par-3 course was built and the practice range was enlarged. The nines were also reversed to put the first tee next to the practice range. Maybe it is Van Horn's attention to detail that has made U.S. Kids Golf successful. He is not satisfied with the putting green so it is going to be torn up and rebuilt with more undulations to make it more challenging. On a one-day visit to Longleaf in early June, Van Horn spent 10

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10 minutes talking to a landscaper about where some trees should be planted to funnel golfers in the right direction as they walk off the 18th green. Of course, their conversation was nearly drowned out by the noise of saws and a beehive of workers moving all around them. “I'm trying to explore what it's really like to be in the golf club business,” Van Horn said, “and try to rejuvenate it or rekindle the spirit of it, and bring kids and families into the game. Until we got on this side of the business, I really didn't understand what it's like to run a course and what the challenges are to do that.” Figuring out the tee system is easy and begins on the practice range in the tee assessment area. A player hits his driver toward color-coded posts on the range that begin at 100 yards and are spaced 25 yards apart to 250. Based on how far the player can carry his driver in the air, that determines which set of tees he should use. All seven tees with yardages are marked on the Longleaf scorecard. Jeff Cowell, the Longleaf director of golf, said the tee system is not a suggestion. “Everyone should play the correct tees,” he said. “Then the course is scaled to your ability. It just makes so much sense.

There's no men's tee, there's no women's tee. Every tee is rated for men and women. It’s such an easy thing to understand. It's not based on age or gender, just ability. If you hit some good shots, you'll make birdies.” Jim Hardy, the director of the U.S. Kids Golf Academy at Longleaf, learned firsthand how well the system works. A female member asked him which tees she should play. Hardy took her to the assessment area and learned she should be playing from the shortest distance because she hit her driver about 100 yards in the air. “She broke 80 for the first time,” Hardy said. “I knew then we were on the right track for sure. We've had women make their first eagle or even their first birdie.” Besides making the game more enjoyable, the tee system speeds up play. Cowell said four-hour rounds are common at Longleaf now no matter what the player's ability is. “Dan started scaling the golf course for U.S. Kids tournaments so kids could have success. But this works for everybody,” Cowell said. Hardy, a Houston native, moved from Texas two years ago because he wanted to work with U.S. Kids Golf. “With the tee system, golfers can now

play the same game as the Tour pros where you hit a driver and a 7-iron to a par 4,” he said. “That's 475 yards for them, 425 for me and about 180 yards for Johnny 8-year-old. Age, gender and handicaps don't mean anything. It's all based on how far you hit your tee shot. “By scaling the tees apart, everybody can play the same two clubs into a hole. Now it's a fair fight.” Van Horn came up with the tee system because he wanted to keep his two children interested in playing golf. “The idea I had from 20 years ago was, if a kid plays golf he wants to make a par,” he said. “So, how was I going to get a 6-year-old to make a par? Well, I learned how far a 6-year-old could hit the ball and how to set up a course for that.” Longleaf has the traditional four sets of tee boxes that most courses have but then adds three more sets of tee markers at the edge of the fairway closer to the green, 25 yards apart. It's a system that the American Society of Golf Course Architects has endorsed. Noted architect Rees Jones has become the national spokesman for it. And it's a system that all involved believes every golf course should use. “It helps grow the game and keep people in the game longer,” Hardy said. “We are recommending it for all golf courses and people are listening,” Van Horn said. “Our senior women play 3,200 yards and they love it. A par is now a realistic score and it improves pace of play. “There's no going to a bigger hole, or doing foot golf or making the game different. It keeps all the traditions of the game alive, while making it more fun and making a good pace of play.” “It's a game changer,” added Cowell. “It makes people have fun. Everybody who has tried it, loves it. I've had a few people resist but not many. It's so logical, you can't argue with it.” Almost as popular as the tee system at Longleaf has been the par-3 course. It is called Bottlebrush because that is the stage of a longleaf pine tree when it is establishing its roots. The course is located between the 13th and 14th fairways and the longest hole is 100 yards. “It's a ton of fun,” Cowell said. “We play it all the time. You can play it in 20 minutes. It's a great warm-up for a round

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Hailey Joy: From T-shirt to top player

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ailey Joy won her first golf tournament at age 10. Aside from playing against a field of all boys, her lasting memory of that competition is her wardrobe. “I remember that day I wore a T-shirt because I forgot my golf clothes,” she says with a shy laugh. “So I have a picture with a brownie on my shirt with this big trophy.” Since then, Joy has dressed for the success that has followed her. She has won two Tarheel Youth Golf Association events and has a victory on the Peggy Kirk Bell Tour. The rising senior also has the winning touch in high school golf. She finished fourth in the 3-A championship, helping Rockingham County High School to its second straight team title. “That did mean a lot to me because it was the second year in a row we won,” says Joy, who finished fourth (79-72). “At my school, we don't really win a lot at sports, so I enjoy playing one

of the sports that brings a lot of fame to the Rockingham name.” After her taste of early success, she began playing with a purpose when she turned 12. “When I noticed how much better I was getting, I really enjoyed the competition," she says. "Whenever I won a tournament, it would just make me feel really good. That's why I started practicing all the time. And I wanted to be able to compete with people who were better than me.” To reach that goal, she works with Chris Haarlow and Robert Linville at Precision Golf School, and she puts in the necessary hours at her home course, Greensboro National Golf Club. Because Joy is already strong off the tee, she spends most of her time on the practice green. Joy finishes most days playing a five-hole loop where she can test most of her shots. And when it comes to the mental game of golf, she has a handle on how to manage her thoughts. “When there are girls in our rankings who are better than me, and I get paired with them, that's motivation for me,” she says. “I try not to think about it as competing against them that day. I'm competing against myself most

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of the time in tournaments. When I make it about playing against other girls, it gets into my head and I start thinking too much. That doesn't help me at all.” Her next challenge will be college golf. Joy will attend UNC-Greensboro in the fall of 2018. She took a few months to consider the school's offer before finally choosing the Spartans. “Eventually I asked myself, ‘what am I waiting for? I already know I want to be there,”’ she says. "Whenever I go there, it feels like home to me. That's one of the things I love about it." Honors: 2016 Mid-State Conference player of the year, Rockingham County High School varsity golf MVP. 2017 Victories: Joy shot 73 in a TYGA Triad one-day tournament at Forest Oaks Country Club in February. Best Round: 69, last summer at Bryan Park Players Course. “My dad has a company league. They asked me to play every year to help them out and get their scores lower. I had three birdies in a row on the last three holes. I won a scorecard playoff. That was cool because I beat all these men who were way older than me.” Magic Moment: “Last year, we were in the high school regional tournament at Greensboro National, and I was 4-under going into the ninth hole. Then on the ninth hole I doublebogeyed. But I thought it was really exciting to go 4-under. I ended up shooting 72.” Goals: “To improve my chipping and putting overall. I've already seen improvements compared to all the other girls I do the drills with. It's really exciting to see the improvements."

Kayla Smith: A late bloomer in the junior ranks By KURT DUSTERBERG

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ayla Smith is like so many accomplished junior golfers. Her online profile shows plenty of top-10 finishes and rounds in the 70s. What separates her from the others, however, is how quickly she made her way into the top tier of junior golf in North Carolina. Until this time last year, Smith had only dabbled in golf. A rising junior at Williams High School in Burlington, she is finding her game. “I was a late bloomer to golf,” Smith said. “I’ve only had one full year of competitive golf just because I’ve been playing other sports throughout my childhood.” After years of soccer, swimming, basketball and softball, she finally returned to the sport her father introduced her to when she was seven. “Compared to all the other sports, golf was the one that clicked with me and the one that I had the drive to continue playing competitively,” she said. These days, Smith is a one-sport athlete. She works on her game at Alamance Country Club under the direction of 14 TRIAD GOLF TODAY • JULY 2017

Heather Hauk, the club’s teaching pro. “I’m at the golf course pretty much every day,” Smith said. “I try to balance school work with golf, which can be pretty tough sometimes. I’m always doing something out on the course.” When she made the decision play in competitive junior events, she knew there would be a learning curve. Most of her competitors had years of experience managing nerves and handling the pressure of big shots. “I was very nervous, pushing myself out in the big world of competitive golf,” she said. “I think now that I’m somewhat used to it, I feel like I’ve learned a lot of new things.” In her first Peggy Kirk Bell tour event in 2016, Smith finished tied for 15th, shooting in the 70s all three rounds. She followed up with a second-place finish in a Tarheel Youth Golf Association event, posting a 74 in a one-day tournament. Whatever she lacked in experience, she quickly made up for in poise. “I’m not necessarily focused on being new to competitive golf, I just feel like I want to go out there and play my game and not concern myself with (the competition),” she said. She capped off 2016 by finishing tied for second in the 3-A high school state championships (76-74), leading Williams to a secondplace overall finish.

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After one season of solidifying her status as a strong tournament player, she added her first win early in 2017. She shot 75 in a one-day PKB event in April. Now, she’s ready to build on that momentum. “My summer is going to be very packed because I’m relatively new to the sport competitively,” she said “That will be good to really push me out there and see exactly who’s around me.” Once she’s out among her peers, she won’t think about being a newbie – just a golfer. “I’m a competitive person,” Smith said. “I’m kind of a perfectionist, so I like to make sure everything is on square before I go to a tournament. That really helps with my drive in the sport.” Honors: 2016 Mid-State Athletic Conference, all-conference team. 2017 Victories: She shot 75 in PKB One-Day Series in April. “I ended up having to go to a playoff. Having a playoff for your first win was kind of nerve-racking.” Best Round: Recorded a 69 at Greensboro National Golf Club to win the Mid-State conference tournament. Magic Moment: “After I won my tournament in April, I walked off the green right to my dad, and he was smiling. It was just great for him to be there because he introduced me to the sport.” Goals: “I want to improve my ranking, play competitively and get up toward the top of the leaderboard consistently. In the future, I want to go to college and play at an ACC or an SEC school, and hopefully make it to the professional level.” www.triadgolf.com


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instead of banging balls on the range.” Three big projects are in progress this summer at Longleaf. The greens are being resurfaced with Mini Verde Bermuda grass to make them more heat tolerant. They should be ready for play by September. The inside of the large clubhouse is being remodeled with a new restaurant, kitchen and bar area. The rest of the clubhouse is getting new carpet and other upgrades. A new outdoor area is being established with a retaining wall. Finally, a building for the U.S. Kids Golf Academy will go up next to the practice range. It will have two hitting bays and be equipped with all the modern teaching technology such as launch monitors and simulators. Hardy, who has more than 200 youths now in his golf academy, said the building will be the centerpiece of the grand plan at Longleaf to keep families involved in golf. “The old scenario was dad spending six hours away from the family on Saturday and Sunday to play golf,” he said. “That was the rule of the past. We're flipping that around. Longleaf is the new model of the way the golf industry needs to go.” Van Horn's visionary thinking could help a golf industry that has struggled for more than a decade to keep players and attract new ones. Last year, the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship drew more than 1,500 players and their families to the Pinehurst area. They represented more than 50 countries. “I'm a dreamer,” Van Horn said. “We first came to Pinehurst in 2006. Coming to Pinehurst is a fantastic thing. The people here have really welcomed us. They like the event. It's good for business for everybody. “This is all about spending time with your kid. There's no other sport like it where you can actually be in the center of the ring. You can't be in a baseball game unless you're coaching and watching.” The focus on family is right there in the Longleaf name now and Hardy thinks that's a good idea. “Longleaf and U.S. Kids want to make this a great experience from the time you get into the parking lot,” he said. “Everything will be top notch. The seven sets of tees create a great experience for golfers of any level. It has been eye opening. Getting families involved is the only way junior golf will grow.”

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By DAVID DROSCHAK uch like the late Arnold Palmer did for so many years, Scotch Hall Preserve is extending a handshake to

all golfers. Known as much for its bite as its beauty on bluffs overlooking the expansive Albemarle Sound, the management and ownership team at the Palmer signature design have undertaken a softening of one of North Carolina’s most scenic layouts, giving high handicappers, ladies, seniors and juniors a more playable experience. There are now 15 new tee boxes that offer golfers a choice of avoiding some forced carries. And large sections of tall fescue rough have been trimmed closer to the ground, so errant balls can now be found … and played again. “As developers and operators we have to recognize that golf isn’t a problem because of how much time it takes,” said Michael Abbott, president of Beacon Land Development, the management group that was hired at Scotch Hall Preserve in 2015. “It’s really a value proposition on how you are enjoying your time. So, if we can solve the problem with how you get off the tee and if I can keep you in play we’re all going to enjoy golf better.

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“The problem today is that if all four of us go play after we hit our tee shots we may not see each other again until getting to the green,” Abbott added. “We try to deal with that in how we’ve reconstructed our tees and the way we’ve changed some of the landing areas. We’ve made golf easier here -- and I think golf is ready for a little bit easier instead of harder.” Scotch Hall Preserve, about a four-hour drive from the Triad, has undergone its fair share of initiatives over the last decade, trying to at first plant the developmental real estate seed for second or vacation homes, to now driving home an offer as North Carolina’s next, great golf destination. The latest management team may finally be on to something. There are now sunset cruises, jet ski and boat rentals, fishing adventures, tennis courts and a pool deck overlooking the Albemarle Sound – the second largest estuary in the United States – as part of the course’s expanding potential. “It used to be that real estate drove everything here. It drove all the decisions because it is a spectacular piece of land,” said Thomas Niederkofler, president of the ownership group Rial Corporation. “Everyone thought that ‘look people are going to want to move here because it is so spectacular and when there are enough peo-

ple here then we’ll build out the operations.’ With Beacon we’ve taken the opposite approach, which is let’s get the operations dialed in and let’s make this a truly fantastic experience once you get here and then that will drive the real estate sales. We’ve kind of flipped around the approach.” And turning heads for those who have not experienced Scotch Hall Preserve within the last year. There are new accommodations along a fairway of the back nine, which is within walking distance of the restaurant, called The Shed, with its trendy interior armed with darts, drinks and daily specials. There are steak and seafood nights, fire pits and so much more. “We’ve really made a commitment to have overnight accommodations,” Abbott said. “One of the things before was say you drove an hourand-a-half to get here, where did you stay? Now we have 28 beds on property. A lot of folks who travel to play golf travel as groups of 8, 12 or 16, and now they have the ability to come here for a couple of days and play the golf course a couple of times and stay here overnight.” The Palmer signature course is one of a handful of courses you do want to sleep on it, and then get up and tackle it again. Very few layouts along the East Coast offer as Continued on page 19

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he 78th annual Wyndham Championship is set for Aug. 14-20 at Sedgefield MARK BRAZIL Country Club in Greensboro. Wyndham Championship tournament director Mark Brazil answered some questions about the tournament for Triad Golf Today. Q: The Haas Family Invitational presented by BB&T wrapped up recently. Was it another great tournament with a battle between two future Southeastern Conference golfers? A: We really appreciate BB&T stepping into the role of our presenting sponsor. Eugene “The Machine” Hong from Orlando was back this year to defend his 2016 title, and he was right there all week. Trent Phillips from Inman, S.C., played a great tournament, too. These guys really battled all four rounds. Eugene had a birdie putt to win it in regulation, but it slid past the hole. Trent won the tournament on the first playoff hole; he took on probably the world’s best junior golfer that’s still playing junior golf events and beat him with a confident birdie on a hard par four in a playoff. Trent will play at the University of Georgia, and Eugene will go to Florida, so these guys will be seeing a lot of each other through their college careers, and I hope we’ll see them

back here in a few years playing in the Wyndham Championship. The best part about the Haas Family Invitational is that so many of these kids make it out on TOUR – 62 Haas Family Invitational alumni are now playing on the PGA TOUR. U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka played here, Rickie Fowler played in this tournament, so did Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed, Billy Horschel, Brian Harman, Justin Thomas won it, Peter Uihlein won it, and he’s playing the European Tour. So it’s an awesome recruiting opportunity and we see the next generation of PGA TOUR pros come through and play the Haas Family Invitational. Q: And how about that show Koepka put on in the final round of the U.S. Open? A: The three birdies in a row on the back nine finished one heck of a performance. Bobby Jones said something like nobody ever wins the Open, people just lose it. That was absolutely not the case with Brooks. Some guys backed up, but Brooks played great with a final-round 67 and won the U.S. Open. In that final round, Erin Hills showed its teeth a little bit. That performance from Brooks was one for the books - we’ll all remember that one. He’s an unbelievable talent; he’s one of the best athletes out there and has played the Wyndham Championship twice and finished tied for sixth in 2015. He’s going to have a tremendous career; he’s just getting started.

Q: Wasn’t it nice to see our defending champion win the Players Championship earlier this year? A: We always pull for our former champions - especially in the year after they win, but we really haven’t had a lot to pull for because Si Woo Kim has been injured. He’s missed some cuts and withdrew from some tournaments, and we’ve been wondering how badly he’s hurt. This guy has one of the best swings on TOUR; if he gets a little bit of confidence, he’ll be near the top of the leaderboard, and that’s what happened at the Players. He swung the club so well. It was so much fun for all of us here in the Triad to see Si Woo play well and finish if off in style. Probably the best part for us after he won was how he kept talking about how his experience at the Wyndham Championship propelled him to take that final round on, and he felt really calm because of what he learned during the final round of the Wyndham Championship. Then it was great to see him around the leaderboard at the U.S. Open. I wouldn’t be surprised to see him win again soon. Q: How are hospitality sales, and what’s still available? A: If somebody wants to come out and entertain a small group, maybe two people or four people for example, we’re going to offer that option in the Champions Club and possibly some other venues around the course. Our pro-ams, skyboxes and luxury suites are

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Back to the golf course and the new tee initiative. Ownership and Beacon hired Beau Welling Design out of Greenville, S.C., to come in and look at every hole and figure out the best place to place the new tee boxes, designing the “forward tees” to measure between 4,300 and 4,500 yards instead of the previous 5,300. “It’s just more variety to pick from and more playability to pick from,” Abbott said. “Again, this is all about playability. We’re trying to make it to where everybody can play golf together. Distance has become a big deal and forced carries have become big deals and we’ve tried to eliminate that. A person who can’t get it out there that far now has a place to play from. For somebody who is a 10-15 handicap they benefit by the fact that we now mow some of the outer areas down. The beauty is more in the views of the water instead of maybe some of the tall grasses you’ve seen out

here. You’ll now be able to play the golf course with one ball instead of three. “Listen, the game has been screaming for it so we decided as a group that it was more important to groom the golf course in a way where it really played in optimal condition rather than have a golf course that played to optimal difficulty,” he added. “We took all the lions, tigers and bears away and said ‘Hey, go play.’ Because of the angles and the way this golf course sets up the lower handicappers will still get a premium challenge out here because it hasn’t affected the way they play the golf course.” Scotch Hall Preserve has also gotten some significant traction offering season passes -- $600 for 55-and-older for the year and $900 for anyone else, with renewals available at the end of your term. Attractively priced overnight packages are also driving Triangle area golf traffic to sleepy Merry Hill. “Coming to Scotch Hall for a week-

much scenery and strategy as Scotch Hall Preserve. The 17th hole in particular, a par-3 along the Sound with a carry-over wetlands and a drive to the putting surface on a serpentine bridge, is among North Carolina’s most spectacular golfing scenes – with views from the tee box and green equally stunning. The price is right, too. Golf is $40 on weekdays and $50 weekends, including a cart. “I would agree that this is a $100plus golf course,” Abbott said. “But people want to be around people. So we’ve priced it a way that encourages more people to come. There is so much competition out there and we’re all competing for almost the same thing. We believe if you come here once you are going to come back again -- not only because of the price but because of the experience. It’s getting you here first that counts.” www.triadgolf.com

about 90 percent sold out; that’s great with 2 ½ months to go because a lot of people don’t turn their attention to the event until about late June. So we’re closing in on a sellout. One of our weakest showings has been advance patron ticket sales. We have great relationship with Harris Teeter where you can buy one, get one free with about six weeks to go. We also have a new relationship with Ticketmaster, and we’re hoping that will propel us forward and allow us to sell more tickets and get people out to the Wyndham Championship. There’s so much to do at the Wyndham Championship; we’ve been named the PGA TOUR’s most fan-friendly event for the last two years which tells you it’s not just about the golf tournament; we have so much going on outside of golf – there’s a little something for everyone out there. Note: Wyndham Championship Tickets Available Through Ticketmaster: Wyndham Championship tickets have been available for electronic purchase through the tournament website for many years, but new this year, all online ticket purchases will be powered by Ticketmaster. Tickets are available for purchase through the tournament website or at www.Ticketmaster.co. Also new this year, the Wyndham Championship is offering tiered ticket pricing; tickets purchased in advance will be less expensive than those purchased closer to the tournament. More information is here: http://www.wyndhamchampionship. com/tickets. end is more than just a golf weekend; it’s more like a destination weekend or a resort weekend,” said Laura Dorner, the course’s director of tournament and outside sales. “We give all of our guests who stay on property a pool pass so the family can go to the pool while the guys are out golfing. It’s a different atmosphere here now. Once people are on the property now they don’t want to leave.” “This is a great place to come,” added Abbott. “It’s peaceful, it’s on the water, it has everything you would want to have – and it’s accessible. So, we have kind of changed the entry point to introduce you to Scotch Hall, and in that reset we’ve seen people building houses again, and people are playing here and people are eating here. You see people around here all day and that’s made it more of a community, and it continues to grow. “It’s fun out here. Arnie would approve … and offer a handshake to all who choose to tee it up. TRIAD GOLF TODAY • JULY 2017

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wasn’t will as much as it was pure talent. By BETSEY MITCHELL How many times can you recall when Tiger seemed on the verge of losing a ore than once in Tiger’s career, lot of people laughed at and tournament only to pull off a miracle I have thought of William made jokes about the picture of Blake’s “Tyger Tyger, burning Tiger Woods after he was arrest- shot that left his challenger reeling and bright, In the forests of the night; What ed for impaired driving a few weeks ago. broken-hearted? As great as Tiger was, however, he immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy I have to tell you that I was not one of fearful symmetry?� them. Instead I felt embarrassed for Tiger could not overcome the physical probIt is painful to watch any great athlete as his befuddled image stared back at me lems that nagged at him over the past few years. There is no longer any quesbattle injury or age or personal demons. from the newspaper. It was a sad image tion as to whether or not The battle is not unique of the man whom I have always considhe will catch or surpass to the professional, but ered to be the best golfer who ever lived. Nicklaus in major chamfought at every level of Please note, Bets, that I am not saypionship wins. sport. It is the used-to-be ing he is the greatest golfer. I’m saying The question now is unbeatable country club that he is the best, an argument that I whether he will ever even tennis ace slamming his have made many times. I honestly don’t play the game again. The racquet as he fails another believe there has ever been anyone who talent has eroded, the DUELING DIVOTS volley that once came could play the game on the level that mystique has vanished easily. Tiger did during his peak years. We know the once I revered Arnold Palmer and dreaded and there are more than a dozen golfers who can now give Tiger excellent golfers, both men and women, watching Jack Nicklaus overshadow The a run for his money even if he should who lament their loss of yardage. Instead, King. But this was just a passing of the regain his health. they could embrace the joy of being able torch. I learned to appreciate the excelSo yeah, Bets, I still think Tiger is the to continue playing our glorious game. lence of Nicklaus and felt he was deservmost talented golfer I have even seen. It is a privilege that many sports do not ing of the accolades given him. But he has no chance now of ever being offer. But back to Tiger. I have never seen It is doubly hard to watch the fall of anyone who could make the shots that he known as the greatest. The Tiger is wounded. Long live the Tiger. To my untrained eye it appears could make under pressure. He seemed to that his crumbling was brought on by be able to will the ball into the hole. But it Golden Bear.

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taking perfection to ever higher levels. If he read the myth of Icarus, he certainly did not take it to heart. Over-training and violent swings broke his body down far too soon. Wealth and access has taken him down many unusual roads seeking solutions to his injuries. These choices have now compounded his personal life status. Few thought that was possible. This is a cautionary tale for young athletes who came to the game hoping to emulate Tiger’s meteoric career. Too many young athletes, even teenagers, suffer repetitive use injuries. The human body was not meant to throw curve balls, to be repeatedly clobbered in the head, or generate club head speeds nearing 130 mph. Sports coverage contributes to this need to be the best there ever was. It is a standard that makes little sense. You can’t compare Snead to Snedeker when the equipment has changed so much. My wish for every great athlete is to be the best they can be today; to be the best within the span of a career. It’s going to annoy “stat boy,� but I’m okay with that.

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Eights add up to one for Andrew Kennedy at Oak Valley

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By STEVE WILLIAMS

ndrew Kennedy played a game of Crazy Eights while golfing at Oak Valley Golf Club on May 20. Using a Titleist No.8 ball and an 8-iron, Kennedy aced Oak Valley’s 146-yard No. 8 hole. “No. 8 has always been my favorite number,” Kennedy said. “A lot of my friends give me a hard time because I set my alarm clock on an 8 every single morning.” However, Kennedy said he doesn’t always play a ball with the number 8 stamp. “I usually play No. 4 just because they are a little more common. Sometimes it’s hard to find Titleist 5 through 8s but my dad (Paul) gave me a sleeve of Titleist 8s a couple days before and I just happened to using an 8 that day.” Paul and younger brother Brooks were in the threesome when Andrew made his second career hole-in-one. Neither father nor brother has ever scored a hole-in-one, but have witnessed both of Andrew’s. His first came while playing in a match his junior year (2014) at Mount Tabor High School at Maple Chase Country Club. After a standout career at Mount Tabor, Kennedy played a year of collegiate golf at Gardner-Webb before transferring to Wake Forest to focus on academics. He is a rising senior and serves as student manager of the golf team. He plays Oak Valley regularly and says the 8th hole fits his eye well. “It was into a stiff breeze and I hit a stock 8-iron right on a string. It was really a cool feeling with all of the 8s and it being one of my favorite holes out there. Just another reason to love the number 8, I guess.” Other great shots reported to Triad Golf Today since our June issue follow:

Double Eagles Flagge Stanfield of Winston-Salem, June 1, Pine Knolls GC. No. 2, 455 yards. Driver, then 7-iron. Playing partners: Mike Kindley, Lee Noble, Larry Kiger. His first double eagle came in the opening round of the Forsyth Seniors Championship. Mitchell Whittaker of Davie County, May 21, Pudding Ridge GC. No. 14, 409 yards, driver and 5-iron from 179 yards. Playing partners: Joe Mando, Arnie Harpe, Don Tucker.

Par-3 Aces Chuck Waugh of Summerfield, June 14, Iron Play Par-3 Links. No. 16, 140 yards, 8-iron. Playing partner: Butch Hoover. His first ace. www.triadgolf.com

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Darryl Parris, June 12, Wolf Creek GC. No. 5. Playing partners: Doug Settle, Vernon Mosely, George English. His first ace. Buddy Cox of Reidsville, June 12, Monroeton GC. No. 14, 131 yards, 8-iron. Playing partner: Phil Motley. His second ace. Cathy Thompson of Asheboro, June 11, Asheboro Municipal GC. No. 5, 113 yards, 7-iron. Playing partner: Steve Thompson. Her first ace. Jack Thorton Jr. of Clemmons, June 10, Tanglewood Reynolds course. No. 3, 160 yards, 5-iron. Playing partners: Don Ehlers, Jim Pernell, Greg Keolian. His first ace. Leroy Kaylor of Greensboro, June 10, Iron Play Par-3 Links. No. 3, 138 yards, 8-iron. Playing partner: John Sorjonen. His second ace. Yogi Warber of Concord, June 9, Holly Ridge GL. No. 8, 146 yards, 6-iron. Playing partner: Aaron Drake. His second ace. Glen Hawkins of Germanton, June 7, Stonewall GC. No. 18, 116 yards, pitching wedge. Playing partners: Melrie Montgomery, Rick Regan, Buster Mabe, Jackie Tuttle. First ace. Dick Kern of Greensboro, June 7, Iron Play Par-3 Links. No. 4, 70 yards, 8-iron. Playing partners: Dave Kenney, Bob Quinlin. First ace. Billy Turner, June 7, Oak Hills GC. No. 17, 148 yards, pitching wedge. His first ace. Tony Hodges, June 7, Deep Springs CC. No. 4, 165 yards, 7-iron. Playing partners: Jeff Adkins, John Collins, Carson Neese. Keith Rich of Asheboro, June 1, Asheboro Municipal GC. No. 7, 156 yards, 5-iron. Playing partners: Korry Rich, Austin Stout, Wayne Swaney. His first career ace came in the Asheboro City Amateur. Jim Trovato of Summerfield, May 31, Iron Play Par-3 Links. No. 14, 97 yards, 9-iron. Playing partners: Jim Perry, Dave Anderson, Rob Holliday. His second ace. Laurie Dray of Advance, May 31, Oak Valley GC. No. 16, 88 yards, pitching wedge. Playing partners: Susan Sidden, Cheryl Cassel, Lynne Poppe. Joe Hughes of High Point, May 21, Meadowlands GC. No. 11, 181 yards, 5-hybrid. Playing partner: Mike Oliver. His second ace. Rex Blackwell of Danville, May 25, Wizard Golf Links, Myrtle Beach. No. 12, 113 yards, 8-iron. Playing partners: Mike Wells, Jimmy Slade. His third ace. Allen Rider of Clemmons, May 20, Lexington GC. No. 3, 127 yards, wedge. Playing partners: Mike Wager, Steve Katsamas and Kevin Cruse. His second ace. Mack Routh of Randleman, May 18, Shamrock GC. No. 2, 146 yards, 7-iron. Playing partners: George Farmer, Burt Caviness. His second ace.

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Junior Golf Scoreboard Carolinas Golf Association 5th Creed Junior Boys' Invitational Camden CC, Camden, SC May 27-28, 2017 Boys Division - 6,358 1 Grant Sellers, McBee, S.C. 71-67--138 2 Brady Hinkle, Lancaster, S.C. 76-65--141 2 Tyler Gray, Lugoff, S.C. 71-70--141 Selected Others 27 Jacob Rutter, Winston-Salem 76-75--151 46 Mariano Leyva, Lewisville 77-80--157 66 Tyler Partee, Thomasville 87-76--163

Tarheel Junior Golf Foundation 7th. Annual GolfPride Tour Championship Pine Needles Lodge and GC, Southern Pines, NC May 28-29,2017 High School Division - 6778 1 Garrett Engle, Harrisburg, PA 74-70--144 1 Narayan Mohan, Charlotte 70-74--144 3 Will Hanna, Raleigh 75-70--145 Selected Others 9 Zach Brown, Bermuda Run 75-75--150 16 Sam Davidson, Asheboro 78-75--153 26 Ben Rightsell, Greensboro 81-77--158 26 Whit Edwards, Greensboro 80-78--158 26 Mack Pearsall, Greensboro 74-84--158 30 William Ambro, Greensboro 81-78--159 Middle School Division - 5504 1 Owen Kose, Holly Springs 70-71--141 1 Zach Adams, Charleston, SC 68-73--141 3 Andrew Gregory, Inman, SC 71-71--142 Selected Others 7 Caden Baker, Mebane 75-73--148

3rd. Annual Players Championship At Bryan Park Bryan Park, Greensboro, NC May 20-21, 2017 High School Division - 6580 1 Drew Hackett, Charlotte 70-73--143 2 Joey Pritchard, Southern Pines 72-72--144 3 Leonard Park, Virginia Beach, VA 75-73--148 Selected Others 3 Noah Connor, Reidsville 72-76--148

10 Bennett Wooten, Winston Salem 72-79--151 12 Landon Barnes, Pilot Mountain 77-77--154 16 Michael Blair, Kernersville 79-76--155 19 Whit Edwards, Greensboro 83-74--157 19 Mack Pearsall, Greensboro 76-81--157 21 Jeff Kirkpatrick, Greensboro 82-76--158 Middle School Division - 5792 1 Andrew Plate, Greensboro 71-70--141 2 Garrett Kuhla, Richmond, VA 70-74--144 3 Jake Herring, Wilson 72-74--146 Selected Others 6 Adam Budd, Winston-Salem 73-78--151 11 Caden Baker, Mebane 71-84--155 11 Sean Finan, Winston-Salem 82-73--155 13 Luke Crouse, Reidsville 76-80--156 16 Ben Jordan, Greensboro 79-82--161 20 Seth Moore, Stokesdale 80-86--166

Scott Robertson Memorial Roanoke CC, Roanoke, VA May 19-21, 2017 Boys 15-18 Division - 6589 1 Noah Gillard, Greenwood, IN 71-70-32--173 2 Akshay Bhatia, Wake Forest 71-70-33--174 3 Connor Burgess, Lynchburg, VA 68-71-36--175 4 Canon Claycomb, Bowling Green, KY 71-71-34--176 5 Austin Eckroat, Edmond, OK 72-72-33--177 Selected Others 51 Michael Childress, Salisbury 76-73-40--189 55 Stuart Fuller, Winston-Salem 77-72-41--190 Girls 15-18 Division - 5825 1 Emilia Migliaccio, Cary 69-67-36--172 2 Alexa Pano, Lake Worth, FL 68-71-33--172 3 Fai Khamborn, Thung Khonkaen 73-68-37--178 3 Jennifer Chang, Morrisville 70-72-36--178 3 Youngin Chun, Tampa, FL 69-74-35--178 Selected Others 8 Emily Hawkins, Lexington 73-74-35--182 Girls 14 and Under Division - 5542 1 Yoon Min Han, Pung Am Dong 72-73-35--180 2 Jinyu Wu, Shanghai 76-73-35--184 3 Taylor Miano, Dobbs Ferry, NY 77-76-35--188 4 Rylie Heflin, Avondale, PA 77-78-36--191 5 Isabella van der Biest, Kingsport, TN 81-77-34--192

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North Carolina One-Day Series @ Pinewood CC Pinewood CC, Asheboro, NC June 9, 2017 Prep Division – 5,902 1 Hailey Joy, Reidsville 80 2 Michaela Cox, Greensboro 88 3 Elena Jacoby, Huntersville 89 Selected Others 7 Amanda Kang, Kernersville 100 Futures - 5106 1 Macy Pate, Boone 85 2 Harper Shepherd, Greensboro 85 3 Lauren Denhard, Salisbury 87 Selected Others 5 Kayla Dowell, Mebane 89 7 Chloe Crane, Greensboro 92 15 Jithaya Lothakoun, Greensboro 106 Discovery - 2700 1 Ella Yu, Greensboro 52 2 Ellen Yu, Greensboro 53 3 Alexandra Kennedy, Arden 54

PKBGT Open Championship presented by Bargray Clothing Salisbury, NC, Country Club of Salisbury May 27-29, 2017 Bell - 6009 1 Kathryn Carson, Mooresville 78-70-72--220 2 Isabella van der Biest, Kingsport TN 73-72-75--220 3 Emily Hawkins, Lexington 73-75-74--222 Selected Others 6 Emelia Pack, Browns Summit 76-80-72--228 14 Olivia John, Summerfield 80-75-78--233 20 Sasha Hayes, Winston-Salem 78-76-83--237 27 Madison Isaacson, Greensboro 78-81-83--242 Futures - 5305 1 Loralie Cowart, Winston GA 71-77-79--227 80-75-74--229 2 Maria Atwood, Holly Springs 3 Cindy Song, Waxhaw 77-74-80--231 Selected Others 5 Alyssa Cox, Mount Airy 81-77-78--236

2017 TYGA One Day Siler City CC, Siler City, NC June 13, 2017 Boys' 16-18 Division - 6,611 1 Gus Lascola, Durham 2 Tyler Owens, Cary 2 Stephen Spencer, Asheboro Selected Others 9 Dylan Simpson, Elkin 10 Tristan Pugh, Asheboro Boys' 14-15 Division - 6,611 1 Clayson Good, Durham 2 Harrison Hilliard, McLeansville 3 Campbell McLauchlan, Fuquay-Varina Selected Others 4 Sean Finan, Winston-Salem 5 Jack Burris, Greensboro Boys' 12-13 Division - 6,038 1 Quinlan Polin, Cary 2 Pruthvi Chauhan, Cary 3 Noah Snyder, Greensboro Selected Others 5 Nathan Craig, Greensboro Girls' 14-18 Division - 5,243 1 Caroline Rea, Pinehurst 2 Monica Solis, Mocksville

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2017 TYGA One Day Echo Farms, Wilmington, NC June 13, 2017 Boys' 14-15 Division - 6,611 1 Josh Lendach, Raleigh 2 David Langley, Winterville 3 Henry Muller, Charlotte Selected Others 10 Carter Stainback, Greensboro 11 Coleman Falk, Greensboro Boys' 12-13 Division - 5,936 1 Ryan Jahr, Ocean Isle Beach 2 Hayes Mahoney, Greenville

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3 Joe Stott, Wilmington Selected Others 5 Mason Absher, North Wilkesboro Girls' 16-18 Division - 5,936 1 Grace Olmstead, Four Oaks 2 Sabrina Martin, Jamestown 3 Angela Linehan, Hampstead

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2017 TYGA One Day Pine Valley CC, Wilmington, NC June 12, 2017 Boys' 14-15 Division - 6,418 1 David Langley, Winterville 1 Nate Diemer, Raleigh 3 Britton Laughinghouse, Greenville Selected Others 5 Nicholas Janetta, Greensboro 8 Carter Stainback, Greensboro 10 Coleman Falk, Greensboro Boys' 12-13 Division - 5,892 1 Hayes Mahoney, Greenville 2 Cameron Hardison, Greenville 3 Joe Stott Wilmington Selected Others 5 Mason Absher, North Wilkesboro

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2017 TYGA Bojangles Junior Open Cutter Creek, Snow Hill, NC June 3-4, 2017 Boys Division - 7,164 1 Pierce Robinson, Kings Mountain 2 Grayson Wotnosky, Wake Forest 2 Carter Cheek, Cary 2 Jeffrey Parker, Oak Ridge Selected Others 5 Brandon Einstein, Clemmons 5 Jacob Rutter, Winston-Salem 5 Charlie Tate, Greensboro 12 Whit Edwards, Greensboro 16 Davis Gilmore, Winston-Salem 22 Dawson Daniels, Greensboro 22 Matthew Fary, Thomasville 22 Avery Papalia, Kernersville 66 Christopher Fillingame, Pilot Mountain

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Selected others from ďŹ eld of 152 19. Michael Childress, Salisbury! 22. Eric Edwards, Salisbury! 22. Grant Powell, Colfax! 32. Charlie May, Elon! 40. Joseph Cansler, Clemmons! 40. Justin Emmons, Asheboro! 40. Brandon Einstein, Clemmons! 43. Seth Lomison, Pfafftown! 47. Chris Cassetta, Kernersville! 47. Nicholas Lyerly, Salisbury! 56. Dustin Moore, Greensboro! 58. Tanner Gross, Archdale!

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Cramer Mountain Club, Cramerton • June 13-14 1. . Ryan CornďŹ eld, Duncan, SC, $3,800! 66-68--134 Selected others from ďŹ eld of 40 22. Addison Lambeth, Brown Summit! 77-70--147 28. Jack Adkins, Martinsville, Va.! 74-79--153 Palisades CC, Charlotte (par 72) • June 6-8 1. Brad Hawkins, Knoxville, Tenn., $6,700! 71-66-68--205 2. Drew Czuchry, Alpharetta, Ga., $4,150! 68-67-70--205 Selected others from ďŹ eld of 59 8. Addison Lambeth, Brown Summit, $1,600! 69-72-68--209 10. Frank Adams, Salisbury, $1,308! 68-71-72--211 Starmount Forest CC, Greensboro (par 70) • May 31-June 1 1. Barrett Kelpin, Kalamazoo, Mich., $4,600! 65-66--131 2. Thomas Bonney, Raleigh, $3,000! 63-69--132 Selected others from ďŹ eld of 60 27. Frank Adams, Salisbury! 71-70--141 27. Mark Kriston, Winston-Salem! 71-70--141 27. a-Alex Burris, Greensboro! 69-72--141

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Four Winds Invitational South Bend, Ind. • June 9-11 1. Kendall Dye, $22,500! 69-72-64--205 2. Celine Boutier, $12,076! 65-73-70--208 2. Elizabeth Szokol, $12,076! 68-67-73--208 Selected other 9. Lori Beth Adams, $2,920! 71-72-72--215 Notes: Adams, a Burlington native, birdied her ďŹ nal two holes to climb into the top 10 for the second time this season. She now ranks 34th on the money list with $9,841.

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57th North Carolina Amateur River Run CC, Davidson (par 72) June 15-18 1. Justin Tereshko, Greensboro! 72-70-68-73--283 2. Kevin O’Connell, Cary! 73-70-72-71--286 2. Jake McGlone, Charlotte! 72-69-73-72--286 2. Lansdon Robbins, Davidson! 69-74-70-73--286 5. Josh Nichols, Kernersville! 71-70-75-71--287

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49th Carolinas Senior Four-Ball Seabrook Island Club, Johns Island, SC • June 7-9 1. James Pearson-Jim Grainger, Charlotte! 67-64-64--195 2. Robby Kirby-Nolan Mills III, Charlotte! 69-61-67--197 3. Walter Todd, Laurens-Todd Hendley, SC! 67-63-69--199 4. Charlie Parks, Asheboro-Doug Owens, Albm! 67-66-68--201 4. Brad Burris, HPoint-Kevin King, Bluffton,SC! 68-65-68--201 Selected others from ďŹ eld of 45 teams 21. Randy Beeson, Colfax-Arlis Pike, Krnrsville! 72-71-72--215 25. Roy Hunter, SC-Chip Hunter, W-S! 74-69-73--216 28. Wayne Prytle, Burl.-Butch English, Cornel.! 68-74-76--218 91st Carolinas Women's Amateur Championship Porters Neck CC, Wilmington (par 72) • June 2-4 Championship Flight 1. Rachel Kuehn, Asheville! 74-74-69--217 2. Kayla Thompson, Whiteville! 74-71-73--218 2. Mary Chandler Bryan, Chapin, SC! 72-72-74--218 2. Reona Hirai, Summerville, SC! 73-73-72--218 2. Victoria Huskey, Greenville, SC! 73-73-72--218 Championship Second Flight 1. Abbey Hartsell, Hickory! 76-76-72--224 2. Hannah Craver, Winston-Salem! 74-78-75--227 3. Mary-Katelyn Holanek, Cary! 78-76-74--228 Selected others 6. Janie Thomas, Winston-Salem! 78-77-76--231 9. Grace Yatawara, Salisbury! 76-77-81--234 Championship Third Flight 1. Lea Venable, Simpsonville, SC! 78-84-75--237 2. Mallory Fobes, East Bend! 80-84-75--239 Carolinas Division First Flight 1. Patty Moore, Charlotte! 74-77-72--223

2. Carole Jones, Hillsborough! 78-82-78--238 Selected others 12. Kelly Whitley, Greensboro! 88-81-90--259 Carolinas Second Flight 1. Peggy Cahill, Wilmington! 84-86-83--253 2. Barbara Munnett, Winston-Salem! 83-85-87--255 3. Katherine DeVore, High Point! 87-85-84--256 Carolinas third Flight (Selected) 4. Mary Rhodes, Greensboro! 86-87-88--261 10. Dollie Watson, Lexington! 97-97-93--287 11. Linda Amaud, Kernersville! 97-98-97--292

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Goodyear Two-Man Invitational Goodyear GC, Danville (par 71) • June 10-11 Championship Flight (top 10 of 10) Dallas Page-Caleb Keck! 66-62--128 Bobby Cadieux-Derek Edmunds! 69-62--131 Donnie Scearce-Duck Murphy! 65-67--132 Mike Smith-Chester Thorpe! 68-65--133 Kevin Lane-Wayne Moore! 69-66--135 Bradd Crews-Lee Lovelace! 68-68--136 Dustin Hussey-Randy Jones! 68-68--136 Joel Love-Danny Woodson! 69-67--136 Joe Weinberger-Johnathan Hubbard! 67-72--139

First Flight (top 7 of 12) Charlie Vaden-Aaron Abts! 70-61--131 Mike Kilgore-Lee Turner! 70-65--135 John Hopkins-Jamie Gilley! 70-68--138 Anthony Powell-Grant Powell! 70-68--138 Gary Pugh-Andy Routh! 70-68--138 Dirk Fennie-Derek Gamble! 71-67--138 Jeff Petry-Craig Cathey! 71-67--138 Second Flight (top 5 of 10) Jeremy Peed-David Weinberger! 72-65--137 Matt Roberts-Kyle Garrett! 72-66--138 Mike Christley-Bob Williams! 72-67--139 Brent Gammon-Sam Mantiply! 72-71--143 Tony Nichols-Mike Chrismon! 73-70--143 Third Flight (top 5 of 14) Jacob Hardy-Drew Arnold! 74-67--141 Jimmie Gillie-Buddy Rawley! 74-67--141 Steve Amos-Jeff Morgan! 76-66--142 Patrick Ponce-Bruce Newsome! 74-68--142 Matt Watkins-Jacob Blankenship! 74-68--142 Fourth Flight (top 4 of 10) Scott Adkerson-John David Moser! 77-70--147 Scotty Lewis-Steve Wyatt! 77-72--149 UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU John Burton-Myron Prevatte! 79-71--150 UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU Mike Allison-Steven Riley! 77-74--151 UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

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Carolinas Senior PGA Championship Northstone CC, Huntersville (par 72) June 14-15 1. Neal Lancaster, SmithďŹ eld, $2,100! 68-64--132 2. Gus Ulrich, Whispering Pines, $1,600! 70-70--140 3. Mitch Adams, Troy, $1,230! 69-72--141 4. Cory McEwen, Campobello, SC, $922! 74-69--143 4. Rick Morton, Jacksonville, $922! 72-71--143 6. Michael Hutcheon, High Point, $757! 74-71--145 6. Mark Tomedolskey, Yemassee, SC, $757! 73-72--145 Selected others from ďŹ eld of 45 9. David Thore, Wilmington, $590! 74-75--149 14. Robert Weinerth, Martinsville, $253! 77-75--152 Notes: Neal Lancaster heads a group of six CPGA seniors who earned bids to the 29th Senior PGA Professional Championship Sept. 28-Oct.1 at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz. Triadconnected representatives will be Michael Hutcheon of High Point and former Reidsville professional David Thore ... Hutcheon was also in the ďŹ eld for the 50th PGA Professional Championship June 18-21 on the Crosswater and Meadows Courses at Sunriver (Ore.) Resort. The CPGA contingent also included Charles Frost of Old Town Club in Winston-Salem and Savio Nazareth of Starmount Forest CC in Greensboro. 66th South Carolina Open Dataw Island (Cotton Dike) Saint Helena Island, SC May 22-23 (weather-shortened to 36 holes) 1. a-Tate Hoisington, Hilton Head Island! 70-70--140 2. Peter Skirpstas, Jacksonville, $3,000! 72-69--141 3. Ray Franz, Mount Pleasant, SC, $1,650! 74-68--142 3. a-Johnson Holliday, Aynor, SC! 73-69--142 3. a-Matt Oquinn, Beaufort, SC! 72-70--142 Selected others from ďŹ eld of 130 9. Tommy Gibson, Mt. Airy, $734! 72-73--145 9. John Faidley, Winston-Salem, $734! 74-71--145 28. Brad Luebchow, Winston-Salem, $300! 76-73--149 40. a-Steven Kidd, Liberty! 73-78--151 51. Brandon Nowak, Yanceyville! 77-75--152 51. Troy Spencer, Charlotte! 77-75--152 58. Michael Hutcheon, High Point! 77-76--153

CGA One-Day Four-Ball

Selected ďŹ nishers from Triad (top half of division) LADIES ONE-DAY FOUR-BALL TOURNAMENTS Selected ďŹ nishers from Triad (top half of division) Old North State Club • June 7 First Flight (12 entries) 2. Lynn Roloff, Greensboro-Kathy Binkley, Cornelius! 4. Jackie Edmunds-Maria Malone, Greensboro! 4. Katherine DeVore, HiPoint-Sook Hee Yang,Jamestown! Second Flight (12 entries) 2. Kim Jones, Greensboro-Tracie Clark, Midland! Third Flight (11 entries) 3. Dollie Watson, Lexington-Mary Rhodes, Greensboro! Fourth Flight (12 entries) 3. Martha Hollady, Jamestown-Debbie Tilley, Kernersville!

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5. Joanne Symborsky-Barbara Berry, Kernersville! 5. Pam Ripsom-Chris Nickerson, Winston Salem!

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SENIOR ONE-DAY FOUR-BALL TOURNAMENTS Pinewood CC, Asheboro • June 13 Tournament Division A (8 entries) 1. Richard Krapfel, W-S-Howell Nelson, Greensboro! 69 Tr i a d 72 2. Jeffrey Bruce, Greensboro-Jeffrey Petry, Elon! 4. Nick Picerno, West End-Steve Judge, Siler City! 74 Tournament Division B (8 entries) 1. Tim Lazenby, Ararat-Billy Sawyers, Pilot Mountain! 74 2. Jim Shermer, Clemmons-Parker Whitt, Winston-Salem! 75 Super Senior 65+ A (8 entries) 1. Charlie Parks, Asheboro-Dickie Brewer, Winston Salem! 67 2. Ray Novicki, Southern Pines-Dick Hogan, Burlington! 69 Super Senior 65+ B (8 entries) 1. Larry Willett, High Point-David Williams, Cary! 77 Super Senior 70+ (15 entries) 1. Jim Pridgen-Larry Boswell, Jamestown! 66 2. Melvin Dodson, Sandy Ridge-Larry Southern, King! 67 4. Ted Potts-Stephen Harris, Denton! 69 6. James Goodman, Salisbury-Steve Jarrell, Wake Forest! 71 Salem Glen CC, Clemmons • July 12 Tournament Division (12 entries) 1. John Derhodes-Jimmy Hubbard, China Grove! 67 2. Jim Christy, China Grove-Mallory McDaniel, Kannapolis! 71 2. Mike Utt, Advance-Barry Sikes, Winston-Salem! 71 6. Eddie McBride, Lewisville-Mike Judkins, Winston-Salem! 72 Super Senior 65+ (9 entries) 1. Charlie Parks, Asheboro-Dickie Brewer, Winston Salem! 68 3. Steven Johnson, Jefferson-David Lane, Advance! 70 4. Jay Gardner, Jamestown-Roger Taylor, Conover! 72 Super Senior 70+ (9 entries) 1. Jim Pridgen-Larry Boswell, Jamestown! 63 4. Butch Clark-Bo Clary, Winston-Salem! 71 Etowah Valley GC • June 6 Tournament Division B (10 entries) 4. David Frye, Winston-Salem-Richard Lyle, Pfafftown!

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Country Club of Asheville • June 5 Tournament Division B (12 entries) 2. Ron Gburek, Lewisville-Chan Martin, Charlotte! 6. David Frye, Winston-Salem-Richard Lyle, Pfafftown!

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ONE-DAY FOUR-BALL TOURNAMENTS Dormie Club, West End • May 22 Men A1 (12 entries) 1. Mark Harper, Win-Salem-Chris Cassetta, Kernersville! 67 6. Joe Wood, State Road-Taylor Zimmerman, Thurmond! 70 Men B1 (13 entries) 1. James Kemerling-Thomas Rasmussen, Lewisville! 68 3. Justice Aheron-Steve Aheron, Stoneville! 70 Men B2 (11 entries) 1. Tim Lazenby, Ararat-Billy Sawyers, Pilot Mountain! 77 2. Bruce McPherson-William Cheek, Asheboro! 78 Women (4 entries) 2. Katherine DeVore, Hi Point-Sook Hee Yang, Jamestown! 76

CGA and Tour Individual Tournaments CGA 1-Day Individual

Listing Triad ďŹ nishers from top half Apple Valley GC, Lake Lure June 11 Men A (8 entries) 1. Jacob Neal, Greensboro! 79 2. Jason Baity, Lexington! 82 Men B (10 entries) 5. Robert Ring, Mebane! 86 Senior Men B (9 entries) 1. Mark Marion, Winston Salem! 86 3. Mike Hawkins, Brown Summit! 88 Super Senior Men (6 entries) 3. Richard Hartley, High Point! 90 Bald Mountain GC, Lake Lure June 10 Men A (14 entries) 1. Scott Newnam, Gibsonville! 5. Andrew Morgan, China Grove! 6. Jacob Neal, Greensboro! Men B (9 entries) 2. Robert Ring, Mebane! Senior Men B (9 entries) 1. Mark Marion, Winston Salem! Super Senior Men (7 entries) 3. David Harrison, Yadkinville!

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Senior Amateur Tour

Carolina Trace (Lake), Sanford • June 15 Championship Flight (6 entries) 1. Eric Ardery, Chapel Hill! 74 2. Howard Nemenz, Winston-Salem! 75 A Flight (13 entries) 1. John East, Rockingham! 72 2. Wilson Shelton, Madison! 74 B Flight (13 entries) 1."Dick Kuehl, Sanford! 76

2. Paul Nance, Graham! 3. Jim Shermer, Lewisville! Selected others 6. Ron Tapscott, Walkertown! C Flight (22 entries) 1."Jim Prouty, Pittsboro! 2. Dwight Davis, Pittsboro! 3. Rus Rilling, Madison! 3. Jim Hayden, Whitsett! Selected others 6. Don Michaux, Greensboro! 6. Mike Reid, Greensboro! 9. Richard Hartley, High Point! 11. A.C. Guarino, Pfafftown! 11. Barry Whitesell, Greensboro!

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8. Mike Charles, Winston-Salem! 8. Barry Whitesell, Greensboro!

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Little River GC, Carthage • June 8 Championship Flight (7 entries) 1. Eric Ardery, Chapel Hill! 71 Selected others 3. Joey MofďŹ tt, High Point! 74 4. Howard Nemenz, Winston-Salem! 75 4. Dan Anthony, Thomasville! 75 A Flight (9 entries) 1. Ben Wheaton, Southern Pines! 72 Selected others 4. Mike Crawford, SummerďŹ eld! 79 B Flight (19 entries) 1. Paul Nance. Graham! 76 2. Rob Geilhausen, Linwood! 78 Selected others 4. Jim Shermer, Lewisville! 79 6. Fred Dodge, Randleman! 80 C Flight (21 entries) 1. Marty Carpenter, Southern Pines! 82 Selected others 3. Bobby Hutchison, Walnut Cove! 86 5. A.C. Guarino, Pfafftown! 88 6. Jim Hayden, Whitsett! 89

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20th annual Brookwood Amateur Brookwood GC, Whitsett (par 72) June 10-11 Championship Flight Nathan Spoon ! 69-64--133 Scott Trent ! 67-66--133 Tanner Gross ! 68-65--133 Brian Shoffner ! 71-66--137 Tony Byerly ! 70-68--138 Spoon birdied ďŹ rst playoff hole First Flight Willie Noah ! 72-70--142 Mike Noah ! 73-69--142 Cam Millwood ! 73-69--142 Steven Trent ! 74-69--143 Robert Trent ! 74-69--143 Second Flight Jason Crowe ! 75-71--146 Bryce Barnes ! 75-72--147 Brady Gregor ! 75-72--147 Steve Bigham ! 75-72--147 Jason Hinshaw ! 77-72--149 Third Flight Shane Hamlett ! 79-71--150 Walt Byerly ! 81-71--152 Jerry Joyce! 79-74--153 Gilmer Hinshaw ! 79-75--154 Kurt Albers! 81-77--158 55+Senior Flight Perry Lowe ! 70-70--140 Chris Ingram ! 71-70--141 Mike Noah ! 73-69--142

Wayne Jordan! 73-68-77--218 Clay Holland! 71-69-80--220 Chester Thorpe! 69-74-79--222 First Flight Scott Newman! 77-71-73--221 Mike Smith! 74-72-76--222 Nick Johnson! 76-72-75--223 Brian Carson! 71-77-78--226 Randy Clayton! 74-74-82--228 Second Flight Brian Shoffner! 77-77-70--224 Chad Seagraves! 72-81-73--226 Chuck Jenkins! 77-76-75--228 Matt Page! 74-79-76--229 Jace Durham! 77-78-76--231 Third Flight Scott Hutcherson! 79-79-75--233 Gary Honeycutt! 79-81-74--234 Jimmy Halachef! 75-89-75--239 Bradley Lake! 78-86-77--241 T.D. Ivey! 77-83-82--242 Matt Chandler! 80-84-78--242 Fourth Flight Turner Church! 83-84-80--247 Matt Watkions! 88-78-82--248 Bob Ring! 86-79-89--254 Brooks Queen! 86-79-91--256 Ralph Ray! 92-79-85--256 Fifth Flight Todd Thornton! 91-83-80--254 Luther Chrisp! 87-89-90--266 Tripp Smith! 88-96-85--269 Kevin Williams! 87-87-96--270 Phil Walker! 92-82-100-274

Alamance County Amateur June 2-4 Indian Valley GC, Burlington (par 70) Championship Flight Mike Roshelli! 69-66-71--206 Nathan Spoon! 69-66-72--207 Scott Trent! 70-66-72--208 Tony Byerly! 72-69-71--212 Steve Bingham! 74-71-71--216 Logan Thornton! 65-73-79--217 Blair Bowland! 68-71-78--217

56th annual Asheboro City Amateur June 2-3 at Asheboro Municipal and Holly Ridge Golf Links June 4 at Pinewood Country Club Championship Flight Final round shortened to 13 holes by rain; par through 13 holes is 51 Colton Sapp! 67-70-51--188 Justin Emmons! 72-67-53--192 Josh Turner! 72-70-51--193 Gary Pugh! 70-70-53--193

J.D. Bass! 70-72-51--193 David Davis! 70-70-54--194 Clint Smith! 73-75-48--196 Steve Kidd! 73-64-60--197 Brant Stovall! 71-72-55--198 Andy Routh! 77-70-53--200 Tony Concutelli! 73-74-54--201 Darin Bell! 70-71-61--202 Ryan Hutchins! 74-68-61--202 Stephen Henderson! 74-74--55--203 Charles Parks! 75-75-53--203 Nick Cromer! 74-71-59--204 Grant Hoffman! 73-73-59--205 Rob Elliott! 75-75-58--208 Michael Cross! 77-75-58--210 Note: Gary Pugh was senior champion All other ights completed 54 holes First Flight (top 10 of 19) Nicolas Lewis! 75-82-66--223 Austin Stout! 79-74-74--227 Matt Auman! 78-77-73--228 Chris Brown! 82-74-73--229 Todd Hunsucker! 78-75-77--230 Terry Green! 78-77-75--230 Dustin Gaster! 75-78-78--231 Derek Smith! 81-72-78--231 Lee Parks! 77-77-77--231 Garland Yates! 78-76-77--231 Second Flight (top 5 of 23) Derrick Caudill ! 84-78-76--238 Gregory Hunt ! 80-82-80--242 Donny Johnson ! 82-80-80--242 Bob Wilson ! 89-74-79--242 Ty Hall ! 83-80-79--242 Third Flight (top 5 of 19) Curt Cranford ! 85-85-79--249 Edward Wright ! 83-83-84--250 Ritchie Buffkin ! 82-90-78--250 Chas Welch! 83-85-83--251 Shawn Hogan ! 84-85-82--251 Fourth Flight (top 5 of 19) Mark Hinshaw ! 98-79-87--264 John Hicks ! 89-87-89--265 Chuck Bown ! 99-85-81--265 Craig Cox ! 89-92-87--268 Greg Cranford ! 100-82-86--268

Super Seniors (top 5 of 15) Wayne Hutchins ! 77-76-79--232 Emory Stiner ! 84-78-78--240 Martin Smith ! 81-75-86--242 Ronnie Cox ! 82-77-84--243 David Wall ! 82-80-83--245 High Point Memorial Tournament Blair Park GC, High Point (par 72) May 27-28 Championship Flight (top 8 of 8) Jeff Boyan! 69-67--136 Andrew Mespelt! 71-69--140 Harrison Scott! 70-71--141 Chris Ingram! 69-75--144 Russ Patterson! 70-74--144 Trey Mitchell! 72-76--148 Floyd Evans! 72-77--149 Scotty Odell! 71-79--150 First Flight (top 11 of 11) Jim Shaw! 73-68--141 Buck Hall! 73-71--144 Faron Skeen! 73-72--145 David Reagan! 74-72--146 73-74--147 Dewayne Blakely! Wilson Shelton! 74-75--149 Edward Owenby! 73-76--149 74-76--150 Garland Yates! Tracy Debusk! 74-82--156 Pat Howard! 74-80--154 Marcus Gray! 74-80--154 Second Flight (top 5 of 10) Bob Gardner! 75-71--146 Wes Tyner! 75-71--146 Danny Southern! 76-73--149 Shorty Kimmons! 75-74--149 Sam Patterson! 76-76--152 Third Flight (top 6 of 11) Austin Stout! 77-70--147 Parker Hughes! 78-71--149 Ricky Zachary! 77-73--150 Erik Rasmussen! 77-75--152 Kim MansďŹ eld! 78-76--154 Darin Bell! 78-76--154 Fourth Flight (top 6 of 12) Johnny Vanleuvan! 80-72--152

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CALENDAR All listings are based on submissions by clubs and correspondence. To list your tournament free email your information to jay@triadgolf.com or call 336-924-1619.

CGA Men Majors/Qualifiers Carolinas Amateur July 14-17 – 103rd Carolinas Amateur Championship, Golf Club at Briar’s Creek, Johns Island, S.C. N.C. Amateur Match Play Championship July 6 – Qualifier, 12 Oaks, Holly Springs July 18 – Qualifier, Pinewood, Asheboro July 25 – Qualifier, Compass Pointe, Leland Aug. 2-6 – 8th N.C. Amateur Match Play Championship, Treyburn CC, Durham N.C. Mid-Amateur Championship Aug. 19 – Qualifier, Monroe CC, Monroe Aug. 24 – Qualifier, Jacksonville CC, Jacksonville Aug. 29 – Qualifier, Bermuda Run, Advance Aug. 30 – Qualifier, Carolina Trace, Sanford

CGA Senior Men Majors/Qualifiers Aug. 9-11 – 17th North Carolina Senior Four-Ball Championship, Benvenue CC, Rocky Mount Aug. 31 – Carolinas Senior Amateur Qualifier, Carolina Trace, Sanford

CGA Women Majors July 25-27 – 20th Carolinas Women’s Match Play, Rock Hill CC, Rock Hill, SC. July 17-19 – 61st Carolinas-Virginia Women’s Team Matches, Spring Creek GC, Gordonsville, VA. Aug. 19-20 – 12th Carolinas Mixed Team Championship, Pinehurst No. 5, Pinehurst.

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CGA Other July 21 – 51 Carolinas Father-Son Championship, Pinehurst Area Courses, Pinehurst. July 21 – 20th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship, Pinehurst Area Courses, Pinehurst. Aug. 19-20 – 12th Carolinas Mixed-Team Championship, Pinehurst No. 5, Pinehurst. Aug. 7 – Carolinas Pro-Junior Championship, Hope Valley CC, Durham st

Amateur Individual July 8-9 – Joe Wood Memorial, Cedarbrook CC, Elkin. Medal play in flights. 336-835-2320. July 14-16 – N.C. Players Championship, Oak Valley first round, Tanglewood Championship second and third rounds, Clemmons. Kitty Visintine 336-703-6420. July 15-16 – Max Thore Memorial, Wolf Creek GC, Reidsville. Individual tournament (championship flight only) combined with two-man flighted bestball. 336-349-7660. July 28-30 – Cardinal Amateur, Sedgefield CC (Pete Dye Course), Greensboro. July 29-30 – Dugan Aycock Davidson County Amateur, Lexington GC. Medal play in flights. Also senior division.  336-248-3950. July 29-30 – The Triad Amateur Golf Classic, 36 holes stroke play. Ages 16-over. High Point CC Willow Creek course. 336-869-2416. Aug. 5-6 – Holly Ridge Charity Classic in memory of John Ridge and Jerry Davis, Holly Ridge GL, Archdale. Aug. 4 Par-3 shootout. Medal play in flights. Optional shootout on Aug. 4. 336-861-4653. Aug. 4-6 – 70th Forsyth County Amateur Invitational, Reynolds Park GC, Olde Homeplace GC, Maple Chase G&CC. Medal play in flights. Todd Barr 336-734-1212.

Aug. 26-27 – Crooked Tree Amateur, Crooked Tree GC, Brown Summit. Medal play in flights. 336-656-3211.

Laid-Back Golfers Tour 434-792-3728 • Men/Women All-Ages Flights pre-determined by handicap Tees determined by hdc/age formula July 11 – Southern Hills GC, Danville July 25 – Poplar Grove GC, Amherst Va. Aug. 9 – Greens Folly GC, South Boston, Va. Aug. 22 – Kinderton CC, Clarksville, Va.

Golfweek Amateur Tour 252-864-9161 July 1 -- Bryan Park (Championship), Brown Summit July 8 -- Sedgefield CC (Dye), Greensboro July 22 -- Pinewild (Holly), Pinehurst July 29 -- Preserve at Jordan Lake, Chapel Hill Aug. 5 -- Hyland GC, Southern Pines

Senior Individual July 29-30 – The Triad Amateur Golf Classic, 36 holes stroke play. Ages 55-over, also super senior division for ages 65-over. High Point CC Willow Creek course. 336-869-2416.

Ridencgolf.com Senior Amateur Tour (ages 50-over) 336-329-3453 July 6 - Deep Springs, Stoneville July 20 – Mill Creek, Mebane Aug. 17 – Greensboro National, Greensboro Aug 31 – Forest Oaks, Greensboro

Senior Amateur Tour (ages 50-over) 910-964-1547 June 29 -- Preserve at Jordan Lake, Chapel Hill

For the latest tournament schedule, now updated daily, go to www.triadgolf.com then click on Tournaments July 13 -- Southern Pines GC July 20 -- CC of Whispering Pines (Pines) July 27 -- Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro Aug. 3 -- Pinewild (Holly), Pinehurst Aug. 10 -- Finley GC, Chapel Hill

Ladies Individual/Team July 15-16 – 2GG Apparel Four-Ball, PKBGT Collegiate, Coastal Carolina U., Myrtle Beach, SC. Open to all current collegiate players in addition to PKBGT Alumni 25 years of age or younger. Current junior golfers are not eligible. 336-347-8537. July 24-25 – Moore County Women's Amateur, Pinehurst No. 9. Not restricted to Moore County residents. Aug 5-6 – PKBGT Collegiate Amateur, Salem Glen GC, Clemmons. Open to all current collegiate players in addition to PKBGT Alumni 25 years of age or younger. Current junior golfers are not eligible. 336-347-8537.

Amateur Team July 7 — Iron Play 2-person captain’s choice series. Top three teams advance to championship on Oct. 7. 336-644-7991. July 8-9 – Tuscarora Two-Man Invitational, Tuscarora CC, Danville. Medal play in flights. 434-724-4191. July 15-16 – Indian Valley Classic 2-man bestball. Indian Valley GC, Burlington. Flighted medal play. 336-584-7871.

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CALENDAR July 15-16 – Max Thore Memorial, Wolf Creek GC, Reidsville. Two-man flighted bestball combined with optional individual championship flight. 336-349-7660. Aug. 12-13 – Madison Rotary Four-Ball Invitational, Deep Springs CC, Madison. 336-427-4654. Aug. 12 — Iron Play 2-person captain’s choice series. Top three teams advance to championship on Oct. 7. 336-644-7991. Aug. 26-27 – Marvin Crowder 2-Ball, Kinderton CC, Clarksville, Va. 434-374-8822.

Captain’s Choice July 22 Backpack for Kids, Plantation GC, Reidsville. Annette Mink 336-342-6191. Aug 5 - Sigma Chi, Plantation GC, Reidsville. Annette Mint 336-342-6191. Aug 12 – 6th Annual Burned Children’s Fund, Rock Barn, Conover. Scott Routh 336-399-6738 or routhcs@forsyth.cc .

Junior Golf Schedule CGA 910-673-1000 * TYGA 910-673-1000 * PKBGT 336-347-8537 * NCJGF 919-858-6400 * TGF 919-291-5813 * NJGT 704-824-6548 * AJGA 770-868-4200 * USGA 908-234-2300 * USKIDS Raleigh Tour 919-206-4666 * Winternational 847-204-9888 * HJGT 904-379-2697 June 26-27 – Andrew Haley Memorial Junior hosted by the Smith Mountain Lake Lions Club. Waterfront CC and Mariners Landing CC, Smith Mountain Lake, VA. Boys/Girls 10-18. http:// haileylionsjrgolf.com . June 27-28 - CGA Twin States Girls' Championship, Starmount Forest CC, Greeensboro, Girls only, Ages 8-18. June 27-30 - CGA NC Junior Boys Championship, Colonial CC, Thomasville, Boys only, ages 18 and under. June 27 - TYGA Triad One Day Event, Asheboro Municipal, Asheboro, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. June 27-28 — T-Ville Junior, Winding Creek GC, Thomasville. 336-475-5580. June 29 - TYGA One Day Series, Sanford GC, Sanford, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 1-2 - PKBGT Wolfpack Classic @ NC State University, Raleigh, NC, Girls, Ages 11-18. July 3 - TYGA Triad One Day Event, Lexington GC, Lexington, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 5 - TYGA One Day Series, Cabarrus CC, Concord, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 6-8 - LPGA-USGA GIRLS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP presented by PKBGT, Braselton, GA, Girls, Ages 11-18. July 6 - TYGA One Day Series, Whispering Wood GC, Whispering Pines, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 6 - USGA Junior Girls' Qualifying, MidCarolina CC, Prosperity, SC, Girls, Ages 18 & below July 7 - TYGA One DaySeries, Goldsboro GC, Goldsboro, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 10-11 - CGA Carolinas Girls' 15 and Under Championship, CC of Whispering Pines, Whispering Pines, NC, Girls only, Ages 8-15. July 10-11 - CGA NC Boys 13 and Under Championship, Asheboro GC, Asheboro, NC, boys only, ages 13 and under. July 10 - TYGA One Day Series, Chapel Hill CC, Chapel Hill, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 10 - TYGA Triad One Day Event, Salem Glen Golf & CC, Clemmons, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 11-13 – Forsyth County Junior, Maple Chase G&CC, Olde Homeplace GC, Reynolds Park GC. Forsyth County Residents. Todd Barr 336-734-1212.

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July 12-13 - TYGA High Point Junior, Blair Park & Oak Hollow GC, High Point, NC, Ages 8-18. July 15-16 - PKBGT 2GG APPAREL CHAMPIONSHIP (*) @ Coastal Carolina University, Myrtle Beach, SC, Girls, Ages 11-18. July 15-16 - NC Big I Girls State Tournament, Pine Needles, Southern Pines, NC, Girls, Ages 10-18. July 15-16 - NC Big I Boys State Tournament, Mid Pines Inn, Southern Pines, NC, Boys, Ages 10-18. July 17-20 - AJGA Amino VITAL Junior Championship, Treyburn CC, Durham, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 12-19. July 18-19 - TYGA Roy Jones Junior, Kinston CC, Kinston, NC, Boys/GirlsAges 8-18. July 18 - TYGA One Day Series, Lake Hickory CC (Catawba Springs), Hickory, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 18 - PKBGT North Carolina One-Day Series @ Pine Island Country Club, Charlotte, NC, Girls, Ages 9-18. July 21 - CGA Father-Son Championship, Pinehurst area courses. July 21 - CGA Parent-Child, Pinehurst area courses. July 24 - TYGA One Day Series, Prestonwood CC (Highlands), Cary, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 24 - TYGA Triad One Day Event, Deep Springs CC, Stoneville, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. July 24 - PKBGT North Carolina One-Day Series @ Bryan Park Golf Club (Players), Greensboro, NC, Girls Ages 9-18. July 25-27 - CGA Carolinas Boys' Championship, Cabarrus CC, Concord, NC, Boys only, Ages 18 & under. July 29 - PKBGT North Carolina One-Day Series @ Bermuda Run Country Club (West), Bermuda Run, NC, Girls, Ages 9-18. Aug. 1-3 - CGA Carolinas Girls' Championship, CC of South Carolina, Florence, girls only, ages 18 and under. Aug. 1-3 - CGA Dogwood State Boys' Junior, Bermuda Run CC, Bermuda Run, NC, NC boys only, Ages 8-18. Aug. 1 - TYGA One Day Series, Wilmington Muni GC, Wilmington, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. Aug. 1 - TYGA Triad One Day Event, Starmount Forest CC, Greensboro, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. Aug. 2 - TYGA One Day Series, Coharie CC, Clinton, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. Aug. 3 - TYGA One Day Series, CC of Johnston County, Smithfield, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. Aug. 4-6 - PKBGT TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP (*) @ Salem Glen G&CC, Advance, NC, Girls, Ages 11-18. Aug. 7 - CGA Carolinas Pro-Junior, Hope Valley CC, Durham, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18. Aug. 8-10 - CGA Dogwood State Girls' Junior, Pinewood CC, Asheboro, NC girls only, ages 18 and under. Aug. 10 – TYGA/SAS Junior Championship, Prestonwood CC, Cary. Open to Boy/Girls 12-18 from Wake or adjacent counties. Aug. 11 - PKBGT North Carolina One-Day Series @ Mill Creek Golf Club, Mebane, NC, Girls, Ages 9-18. Aug. 15-16 - TYGA Tournament of Champions, River Ridge GC, Raleigh, NC, Invitation only. Aug. 26-27 - HJGT North Carolina Summer Classic, Bryan Park-Players, Greensboro, NC, Boys/Girls, Ages 10-18. Aug. 26-27 - PKBGT Southeast Finale @ Cobbs Glen CC, Spartanburg, SC, Girls, Ages 9-18. Aug. 26 - PKBGT North Carolina One-Day Series @ Pinehurst No. 9, Pinehurst, NC, Girls, Ages 9-18.

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✷Awards to the top three teams✷ Win a NEW Kia by making a hole-in-one on chosen par 3!

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