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By STEVE HUFFMAN t the still-tender age of 11, Ellen Yu has participated in and won more tournaments than most golfers accomplish in a lifetime. But it doesn’t take her but a moment to rank the importance of her win in the U.S. Kids Golf Foundation’s World Championship, played the first week of August at Pinehurst No. 6. Ellen fired rounds of 69, 77 and 70 to claim a four-stroke victory in the tournament’s Girls 11 division. “It’s probably the biggest (tournament) I’ve won,” said Ellen, a High Point resident. “There was lots of competition, from all over.” Ellen is the daughter of Julia and Kale Yu. She got her start playing golf about four years ago when her father took her to a driving range to hit a few balls. Kale, a religion professor at High Point University, had observed his daughter’s strength and hand-eye coordination, and thought it might transfer to excellence at the game of golf. “He thought I’d be good at it,” Ellen said. Her father was right. Nowadays, despite standing just 4-foot-10 and weighing only 95 pounds, Ellen is capable of hitting a drive better than 200 yards. Her chipping and putting games are equally impressive. Ellen competes regularly in area Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Tour junior tournaments and this past April participated in the Chip, Drive and Putt national finals at Augusta National Country Club as a prelude to the Masters. Ellen’s goal is to qualify for the LPGA Tour. Her favorite player currently on that tour is Lydia Ko, a Korean-born New Zealand golfer. Ellen is also a fan of Tiger Woods. Ellen said her favorite course is Pine Needles Golf Club in Southern Pines. Closer to home, she spends much of her time at Colonial Country Club in Thomasville where she has a youth membership. Julia said it’s not unusual for her to drop her daughter off at Colonial, confident the golf staff and other members will help keep an eye on her. “She has lots of supporters, obviously,” said Julia, a family medicine specialist with Novant Health. Julia and her husband home school Ellen, a decision that came at the request of their daughter who wanted to be able to spend more time playing golf.

“Ellen asked so she could be more dedicated (to the sport),” Julia said. She and her husband obliged, though they make sure Ellen keeps her priorities in order, completing her school work in addition to spending as much as seven hours a day at the golf course. “She is very, very motivated,” Julia said. “We never have to tell her she needs to practice more.” The possibility of burnout doesn’t seem to be an issue, as Ellen maintains that golf for her remains noth-

ing but fun. She’s made many acquaintances through golf and is quick to note, “Most of my friends are golf friends.” Julia said she and her husband strive to see that their daughter (she has three older siblings) remains wellrounded, involved in activities other than sports. She’s active at Trinity United Methodist Church where her father is an associate pastor, and volunteers with The Pathways Center, a shelter program that provides temporary housing for the homeless. It’s part of Greensboro Urban Ministry. Since June, Ellen has been receiving golf lessons from Robert Linville at Precision Golf School at Bryan Park. Before that, Mike O’Briant, retired director of golf at Colonial Country, had been teaching her. Julia said O’Briant recommended that she and her husband sign Ellen up for lessons at Precision Golf, that Linville might be able to help take her game to the next level. Linville said that in the brief time he’s been working with Ellen, he’s been nothing but impressed. “She’s obviously a really good player,” he said. “She has a tremendous determination and mindset. She’s very focused.” Linville agreed with Julia that Ellen’s desire to one day rank among the world’s golf elite doesn’t come from her parents egging her on. This isn’t a case of a child pursuing a sport out of parental pressure, he said. “It’s not her parents pushing her,” Linville said. “This is what Ellen wants. That’s the reason it’s fun for her.” He said he could see her dream of qualifying for the LPGA Tour one day being realized. “She doesn’t back away from the moment,” Linville said.

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“The Postman” Delivers

Former Western Carolina University star shines at Sedgefield By BRAD KING

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.T. Poston’s social media handle is “The Postman.” Given the way his career is arching, he might consider changing that nickname to “Mr. Clutch.” Poston’s Twitter profile says the Postman is, “Open on Sundays,” and he certainly was during the final round of the Wyndham Championship in early August. Bolstered by a supportive throng of family, friends and fellow Western Carolina University alumni, the Hickory born-and-bred product wrapped up a bogey-free week by firing a finalround 62 at Sedgefield Country Club to hold off Webb Simpson by a stroke. Poston’s performance equaled the lowest mark for a final round in tournament history, set by Davis Love III at Forest Oaks Country Club in 1992. He became the fifth North Carolina native to win the tournament in its 80-year history, joining Raymond Floyd, Scott Hoch, Love and Raleigh native Simpson. Entering the tournament ranked 164th in the world, Poston, 26, moved up to 27th on the FedEx Cup points list and earned a two-year exemption on the PGA TOUR, and an invitation to next year’s Masters, among other perks. Ultimately, Poston’s impressive late-season run ended when a tie for 16th at the BMW Championship left him two spots out of the top 30 advancing to the Tour Championship. “I haven't had that many bogey-free rounds this year,” Poston said. “To be able to do four in a row is pretty special, and finish it off with a 62 on Sunday is pretty awesome. To be able to do it here in North Carolina with a lot of friends and family -- I don’t think I could have drawn it up any better.” “This is a big day, no question about it,” said Western Carolina coach Tim Eckberg, who was in Poston’s gallery, along with former coaches Gorham Bradley and Bryant Odom, and a dozen or more former Catamount golfers. “To be here for it, following J.T. around … I’m speechless. “We all believed this was coming — he’s just so good. But to do it here in North Carolina with all of these people around him, I’m just so proud of what he accomplished.” The Postman’s Wyndham performance marked the culmination of a lifetime of clutch golf. After graduating from Western Carolina, Poston immediately turned professional in August 2015, but didn’t compete in a Web.com Tour event until late spring of the following season, when he Monday-qualified for the United Leasing & Finance Championship. On the 72nd hole of his debut event, Poston was facing a 20-yard chip shot when the horn sounded announcing a weather delay. A halfhour later, Poston returned to the same spot and chipped in for eagle, allowing him to finish inside the top 25 and gain entry into the next event, the Rex Hospital Open in Raleigh. There, Poston finished third and he continued his magical run the rest of the season all the way to earning his PGA TOUR card. “In his senior year at regionals at (UNC’s Finley Golf Course) we needed a birdie on the last hole to get into the NCAAs, and J.T. said he would do it,” said Odom, one of Poston’s coaches at WCU and now the head coach at Kennesaw State. “He makes that birdie putt and we go to the NCAAs. It was unreal.” J.T. stands for James Tyree. “I’ve been J.T. since I was born,” he said. Continued on page 7

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The Postman from page 6 Poston’s father’s, James Tyree Sr. — who goes by Ty — along with his mother, Cheryl, and brother, Bailey, all watched anxiously from outside the ropes during the Wyndham Championship. Yet, perhaps the second-most celebrated person on that magical Sunday at Sedgefield was Poston’s 85-year-old grandfather, a Hickory commercial real-estate agent named Charles (“Doc”) Cunningham. When J.T. was 3, “Pa Doc,” as Poston calls him, cut down a persimmon 5-wood, pried off the sole and took the weight out to create his grandson’s first club. Poston said he inherited an ideal role model in his grandfather, who played in two U.S. Senior Amateurs and two British Senior Amateurs, and has shot his age more than 600 times. “I remember growing up, he just hit it — similar game to myself,” Poston said. “Nothing flashy off the tee, but he kept it in front of him and his short game was unbelievable. That was kind of how I learned to play golf was watching him at a competitive level, learning from him.” A talented all-around athlete, Poston grew up honing his skill at Lake Hickory Country Club — like Sedgefield, a Donald Ross-designed course. In 1999, when he was 6 years old, Poston watched Payne Stewart capture one of the most memorable U.S. Open golf tournaments ever at Pinehurst. That moment lit his fire for the sport. “I played a lot of basketball and baseball and golf,” Poston said. “I played some tennis when I was younger, and kind of got away from it for a while. Now I’d say tennis is probably one of my favorite sports to play, along with basketball, away from golf.” During an illustrious, four-year career at Hickory High School, Poston earned All-State honors three times and was conference player of the year all four seasons. His Hickory prep team won four conference championships, three Catawba County championships, two regional championships, and one state championship. Poston was a key member of the 2009 state champion golf team as a sophomore and captured the state individual title twice. Poston also owns a couple of North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) records that include shooting a 63 at Foxfire Golf Resort in Pinehurst — the lowest 18-hole round ever shot in a state championship. Poston appeared in the iconic “Faces in the Crowd” section of Sports Illustrated in 2011 after winning his second straight state title and setting a scoring record along the way. “His tremendous work ethic, focus, www.triadgolf.com

Poston (middle) holds up flag from NCAA Championship. Photo credit Western Carolina University. and determination were on full display (at nal motivation, Poston rewrote the WCU Sedgefield),” Hickory HS Coach Ben Hale record books. Odom describes Poston as “a said. “J.T. is a tremendous person who late-bloomer.” He said his top player relhas an unbelievable desire and passion to ished the opportunity to match up against achieve at the highest level in all areas of top programs — ACC and SEC schools that his life. It was my honor and joy to coach overlooked him in the recruiting process — such a fine athlete. His steady composure to put on a show. “Since then, he’s always and patience throughout high school golf wanted to prove to these guys: ‘You know was always a sight to behold.” what? You missed out on me,’” said Odom. For many, the question is: after an historA two-time All-American and threeic high school career, how did Poston end up time PING All-Region selection at Western at Western Carolina in Cullowhee — a small Carolina, Poston claimed six individual town situated between the Great Smoky and medalist honors from 2011-2015 and finBlue Ridge mountains, where the students ished as the school’s all-time leader in outnumber the regular population? career stroke average at 71.73 over 135 During his high school years, Poston career rounds. He finished inside the indicompeted in mostly state and regional vidual top 10 all four years at the Southern tournaments, and he wasn’t heavily Conference Men’s Golf Championship, recruited by any big-time collegiate golf twice finishing first. Poston was a four-time programs. His efforts to play his way onto All-Southern Conference selection. a few Atlantic Coast Conference schools In the fall of 2013, Poston became just never panned out. the second WCU men’s golfer to top the “Western wasn’t my first choice early GolfStat individual rankings at No. 1, joinon in the recruiting process,” Poston ing his predecessor Matt Cook with that admits. “N.C. State recruited me, but it just honor. Poston competed in the NCAA didn’t work out. I didn’t have the greatest post-season regional field three times in junior resume so a lot of the scholarship 2013, 2014 and 2015, and became the first spots were already taken. I would have Catamount men’s golfer to ever advance to been a walk-on and I was looking for a the NCAA Championship field in 2015. scholarship.” “Carter Cheves was my first coach A visit to Cullowhee led to a scholarat Western; he’s the one who recruited ship and a place Poston could call home. “I me and gave me a shot. I’ve always been enjoyed the atmosphere around Western,” thankful for him giving me that opporPoston said. “It was so laid back. The coach tunity,” Poston said. “And Bryant Odom at the time (Carter Cheves, currently the was a big influence, more so for helping associate head coach at James Madison prepare me to play in the pros. He kind of University) was somebody that I had helped me narrow my focus down and just known for a little while. I liked the guys on let it happen.” the team a lot. It was a good fit, and it was A lean 6-foot-2, 165 pounds, with a somewhere that I knew if I kept playing long and languid swing that generates like I had been, I would get a lot of playing plenty of power, Poston’s game is not time and be able to build off it.” flashy. He does the majority of his damage Around Cullowhee, Poston was fond of from 130 yards and in, dialing in wedges wearing fancy socks, mostly of the Western and draining clutch putts. When he flirted Carolina purple and gold variety. His between top 20s and missed cuts earlier Catamount teammates called him “Jimbo.” in the season, Poston’s confidence never Using the college snubbing as interfaltered.

“He just has that flowing swing and acts like nothing bothers him,” Odom said. “Next thing you know he’s shooting 67, wearing you out.” Poston still works with the same swing coach, John McNeely, who his grandfather chose for him around age 7. In route to Greensboro for the Wyndham Championship, Poston went to see McNeely at Diamond Creek Golf Club in Banner Elk, where McNeely is managing partner. “We were working a little bit on his takeaway,” McNeely said. “That’s kind of all we work on when we get together. It helped him turn away from the ball a little bit better and turn it over a little bit, create that right-to-left ball flight, which is what he likes to see.” “He just gave me one little thought that clicked, and it started working right away,” Poston said. Poston’s Wyndham Championship victory was extremely popular, not only around North Carolina, but across the PGA TOUR. Patton Kizzire waited behind the green for Poston to roll in the testy 4-footer for par on 18, while Denny McCarthy, was doing his best to get back to Sedgefield in time. “I’m in the middle of a laundry cycle at the hotel,” McCarthy said with a laugh. “And I just left my clothes in the wash right now. I wouldn’t miss this. He’s been a great friend to me the last couple years and he deserves this so much. He’s always shot me a text when I have success, or when I’m down.” Keith Mitchell, who won The Honda Classic earlier this season and rooms with Poston in a house in St. Simons Island, Ga., said he was trying to calm himself in front of the TV. Poston had been there waiting for Mitchell when he won The Honda, and Mitchell badly wanted to return the favor. He even tried to rent a plane to get to Greensboro in time to watch the back nine. Alas, Mitchell was told the weather was too poor. “We tried everything we could,” he said. But the happiest beneficiary may have been tiny Western Carolina University and its golf team. “Western Carolina golf just took a huge step,” Eckberg said. “This is great for our program in so many ways. He is such a class act and I couldn’t be prouder of him and what this does for him. Our team is going to come in this fall more fired up than ever before. It’s just like when he got his PGA TOUR card — it elevates our program and the way we’re viewed that we’re able to develop players like this. It gives our players an extra drive; and it gives our alumni that pride everyone’s feeling right now. “The J.T. impact for us will carry on in a big way.” TRIAD GOLF TODAY • SEPTEMBER 2019

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Party Time Wyndham Championship full of gripping drama, large crowds

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ongtime Wyndham Championship tournament director Mark Brazil said the 2019 event in early August, despite moving to a few weeks earlier on the PGA TOUR schedule, was its most impressive showing since Tiger Woods made his one-and only Greensboro appearance in 2015. What wasn’t to like in the 80th playing of the PGA TOUR’s sixth-oldest event other than the majors? • A homegrown winner made history while holding off another North Carolinian. • There was gripping drama down the stretch as players fought for their livelihoods — as well as big-time payouts. 10

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• Add in enthusiastic crowds and nearly perfect weather. While this year’s leaderboard had a distinctly international feel for much of the week, in the end the tournament’s theme turned into “home sweet home.” Hickory native and Western Carolina graduate J.T. Poston shot a final-round 62 and played 72 holes of bogey-free golf to rack up his first PGA Tour victory and become the 14th first-time winner this season with a first-time-in-decades achievement. Poston needed every one of his heroics to fend off 2011 champion and Wake Forest graduate Webb Simpson by a stroke, matching Henrik Stenson's tourney record at 22-under and becoming the first player since Lee Trevino in 1974 to win a 72-hole stroke-play event on Tour without any bogeys or worse. “For (Poston) to be a Carolina boy, for

him to get his first win here, very similar to Webb,” Brazil said. “J.T. can really play and I’ll tell you one thing I really like about him: He’s well liked inside the locker room. A lot of the players have a lot of respect for him. They really like the guy. We had a winner and a runner-up both from North Carolina, so that was pretty cool.” While naysayers may point to the 2019 Wyndham field’s lack of Top-10 star power, the Triad’s annual event at Greensboro’s Sedgefield Country Club was bolstered by the late addition of three-time major championship winner and 2015 FedEx Cup champion Jordan Spieth. And the looming FedEx Cup Playoffs race, along with the debut of the Wyndham Rewards Top 10, added drama. Nine players entered in position to challenge for a spot in the Wyndham

Rewards Top 10, while the field also included eight of the top 30 and 17 of the top 50 in FedEx Cup points. “Out of the 70, actually 69 players (who played) at the BMW Championship, 31 of them played the Wyndham — just about half,” Brazil said a few weeks following the tournament completion. “While I know that we might not have had a lot of the top 10 players, for us to have Webb (Simpson) and Brandt (Snedeker) and then Jordan Spieth in the field, those are huge deals. “Harold Varner is well liked and is starting to play some really good golf. Billy Horschel has been playing some really good golf ever since he won the FedEx Cup Championship several years ago. Martin Kaymer, Padraig Harrington — our field was pretty good and we had quite a few big-name players here. Continued on page 11 www.triadgolf.com


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(Raleigh native) Doc Redmond,” Brazil said. “I have never seen a class that strong. You’ve got two of them that won It was, top-to-bottom, our strongest field (earlier in the season), one of them, Doc we’ve had in like 10 years.” Redmond, finishes alone second in Detroit As for the inaugural Wyndham and keeps his card for next year. I love Rewards payoff, where the top 10 in the season-long points race split a $10 million introducing the next, best young players bonus, nine players arrived in Greensboro and those four certainly are that.” Brazil said he was particularly pleased with a shot at some of the cash, but only Simpson and Paul Casey exited with any. with this year’s gallery sizes and enthusiasm. “Great crowds out there,” he said. Casey finished eighth on the points list “We were pleased with everything. You and earned $600,000. Yet, as Brazil pointed out, no one ben- look at Tiger’s year and that was kind of a one-off, just because we don't get him efited more than Simpson. all the time, so that was a little bit of an After finishing second for the second straight week, Simpson earned his seventh anomaly. We had a great time in 2015. But top-10 finish at this tournament since 2010 I thought this was our best show, other and climbed to No. 9 on the playoff points than that, during my 18 years.” Brazil said some of the side events list, earning $550,000 in bonus money. sponsored by Wyndham only added to “Webb went from (No.) 13 to 9 (on the festive atmosphere. “I felt like the the Wyndham Rewards Top 10),” Brazil said. “He was sitting at (No. 10 on the list) level of our staging and the level of our party that we put on, I felt like everything and he made a birdie on 18, which gave was elevated this year,” he said. “To me him an extra $50,000. And it also prob— I know we've been calling this thing ably gave him another $150,000 on top the party at the Triad — I think it's North of that because he didn't have to share Carolina’s biggest party and that’s the second place. He finished second place way I want to position it. outright. So, that was somewhere around “We’ve got people coming from a $180,000 to $200,000 putt right there. Asheville, Charlotte, from all over the “If you think about Webb, with the state. Our tournament is really smack-dab Wyndham Rewards top 10, $550,000 plus his (tournament purse), he actually made more than J.T. (Poston) made,” Brazil said. “He takes home $1.2 million, J.T. takes home $1.116 million. That’s kind of an interesting side story there.” While most of golf’s elite upper crust skipped the 2019 Wyndham Championship to rest up for the FedEx Cup Playoffs, Sedgefield was packed with plenty of weekend drama. As the regular season came to a close, players on the margin battled to secure spots in the playoff field — or risk losing their PGA TOUR cards. That’s why every player from No. 103 to 137 in the FedEx Cup rankings showed up in Greensboro. In the end, a pair of competitors who began the tournament outside the top 125 — No. 129 Patton Kizzire and No. 134 Andrew Landry — earned their way into the season-ending playoffs. An average of 2.7 players played their way into the top 125 in this tournament's previous dozen years as the tour's final pre-playoff event. “I definitely knew what I was playing for,” Kizzire said. In addition, the Wyndham now regularly features many of the top up-andcoming players such as Matthew Wolf, Collin Morikawa and Viktor Hovland, who fans have followed throughout their amateur and collegiate days. “Those are the best three I’ve seen and you include www.triadgolf.com

in the middle of central North Carolina — easy to get to, right off the two highways. I feel like we’re living up to the name of North Carolina's biggest party or North Carolina’s party of the year. “For Margaritaville, we actually brought in a bunch of different up-andcoming country music acts, mainly from Nashville and around the south. I’ve never seen Margaritaville that crowded in my life.” Brazil said he received a personal thrill from the return to Greensboro of the top CBS broadcast team, including Jim Nantz and Nick Faldo, for the first time in more than a decade. “There were some big things that we did this year because we moved our dates up two weeks,” Brazil said. “Jim Nantz on the call I thought really elevated the tournament. Jim did so many different things for us. He went to the Wyndham suites and talked to their people, other corporate appearances. It was amazing all the things he did for us this year.” Next year, the Wyndham Championship will move again, slightly, to Aug. 4-9, to accommodate the Olympics being contested one week earlier in Japan on July 30-Aug. 2. Brazil said he thought any effect the Olympics might have on the

Wyndham field would be positive. “The Olympics is the only tournament going on the week before our tournament,” Brazil said. “You only have four Americans, so all the other Americans and a whole bunch of the international players that might not be representing their countries, they have a week off. Some countries have four people representing them, but most of the countries only have two people representing them, so that really helps us. Brazil anticipates 2020 will be the Wyndham Championship’s best turnout in recent memory. “I really feel like we’ll see more of those top 10, or even the top 20 trying to get into the top 10, I think we'll see more of those guys next year,” he said. “So, I really feel like the schedule will play in our favor, whereas I felt like this year, if they would have played our tournament — the big hitters — then that would have been six (events) in a row. That wasn’t a great hand to be dealt the first year. I think next year is much different for us. “I’ve spoken to Jordan (Spieth), Justin Thomas, Rory (McIlroy), I’ve spoken to all of them. They all agree that's going to be great for us.”

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hree years ago, Scott Petinga — a cancer survivor and, at the time, a divorced father of three young girls — decided to take up golf as a healthy outlet to spend quality time with his family. “I wanted to make sure the time I spent with my daughters was well served, so we all decided to take golf lessons,” Petinga said. “I love the aspect where, when you're on the course, we abandon technology and just live for the now. It’s a great time to stimulate conversation and get to know each other.” Petinga said one of the biggest obstacles he faced immediately was finding clothes that fit his daughters’ individual personalities, plus were appropriate for the links. “There’s a certain way that golfers need to dress and look,” he said. “When you walk into the big box (stores) of the world, they truly abandoned the young adult category — that junior category from 4 to 12 years old,” he said. “We struggled to find clothes.” Being an entrepreneur — or a “serialpreneur” as Petinga describes himself, having launched more than a dozen companies and three charitable foundations — he decided with his daughters’ assistance to create an entire, affordable line of clothes. The company would also include a philanthropic element to help Petinga impart some life lessons on his children. For four months, the family designed and redesigned an entire collection of junior golf clothing in hundreds of styles and colors. More time was devoted to fittings, all with an end goal of achieving a hip, fun and colorful assortment of apparel for boys and girls ages 4-12 that would make a “bold but subtle statement out on the course.” “I would sneak into school at lunch time so the girls could try on samples,” Petinga said with a chuckle. The brand they came up with is called “wynnr” (wynnr.com), which features a unique, moisture wicking and thermo control, along with noticeably soft clothing for optimal performance in all temperatures. Prices range from polos ($24.99) as well as shorts and skirts ($24.99), hoodies ($39.99), vest options ($59.99) and a dress option ($49.99). Fifty percent of wynnr’s profits are 14

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donated towards providing young people from underserved and underrepresented communities with access to superior educational opportunities. In addition, wynnr is a gold partner of The First Tee and will donate a minimum of $25,000 in the next several years to help the organization fund its youth-focused programs at golf courses, elementary schools and other education centers. “It’s a children’s brand, it should help other children,” Petinga said. “Right now, we’re only on-line. It is a global, e-commerce solution, so we can ship anywhere in the world.” The wynnr mantra is a powerful, positive message to send to young people: ‘You have the heart of a warrior. Nothing about you is ordinary. You celebrate victories and learn from losses. You ask no favors and strive to be the very best. Wear the clothes that do the same.” “To me, it’s not about us making money because we essentially are just breaking even,” Petinga said. “It’s about the monumental impact we can have on society.” Now 46, Petinga was diagnosed with stage 1 testicular cancer in 2004, when he

was a 31-year-old newlywed. He found himself in the operating room within a week and eventually underwent nearly a dozen rounds of radiation. The U.S. Marine turned into a 120-pound skeleton of his former self. “Everyone said (testicular cancer) was the best kind of cancer you can get, since it had a survivor rate of 99 percent. But I wound up with every possible side effect known as well as a few ailments that are not,” said Petinga. “My world came crashing down.” Testicular is the most common cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 40. Almost 10,000 men get diagnosed every year. “I am trying to promote monthly self exams,” Petinga said. “Every woman, once she reaches puberty knows she needs to conduct a self exam, yet we’re not teaching our young men that it’s equally important.” After radiation left him unable to have children, Petinga’s intent was to use his annual bonus to fund invitro fertilization. Yet, his company decided not to give bonuses that year. “The only thing I ever wanted to be was a dad, so I was devastated that the opportunity

quickly slipped through my fingers like sand,” he said. “We desperately needed the $25,000 to at least begin the invitro process.” Deep in medical debt and despondent about his circumstance, Petinga quit his job and launched his flagship marketing agency — the data-driven communications agency AKQURACY — to solve marketing problems that he felt desperately needed solutions. “I found a void that other agencies weren’t doing and it just took off and did really, really well,” he said. Within five years, AKQURACY earned a spot on Inc. Magazine’s prestigious list of “Fastest-Growing Private Companies.” Petinga went on to be selected to join the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) – an invite comprised of the world's most successful young entrepreneurs – plus he was a semi-finalist for Entrepreneur magazine’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award. During the past decade, Petinga has engaged in ventures that have changed the world for the better and redefined the meaning of success for all businesses.

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“I have, and take pride in disrupting every industry I enter,” he said. “Every one of these start-ups benefits some form of charity or greater social change.” Through his humanitarian organization called, “TH!NK DIFFERENT Foundation,” Petinga recently donated $500,000 to the University of Minnesota for men’s cancer survivorship research. In addition, he has collaborated on and funded several clinical trials with the University of Southern California’s Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of which is to better understand testicular cancer’s impact on male testosterone levels after treatment. Passionate about serving the community, Petinga has also founded the Fairy Foundation, the Center of Advocacy for Cancer of the Testes International (CACTI), and serves as a volunteer mentor with Imerman Angels of Chicago. Petinga gives motivational speeches and has written a book titled: “No One Ever Drowned in Sweat: G.R.I.T. — The Stuff of Leaders and Champions” “My book is about G.R.I.T. — guts, resilience, initiative and tenacity,” he said. “People like myself, Scott Hamilton, Elon Musk, Sir Richard Branson — we all have it. The main reason I decided to write the book was that if I'm not here to tell my story to my daughters, I want them to understand that you can achieve anything in life. It's all about working hard, persevering and never giving up.” “We take our health for granted,” he added. “Essentially battling cancer and the aftermath the last 15 years, I’m grateful to wake up every day. People forget that. Be happy that you get to experience the day, because so many people don't have that opportunity. So, for the ability to kiss my wife good morning and hold my kids, I mean, that's all I ask for. In remission from cancer for 13 years now, Petinga said his health issues transformed him into a new man with a vibrant, renewed appreciation for his family and loved ones. “I’m in and out of medical facilities every eight to 10 weeks for treatment,” he said. “It’s hard not to think about your legacy. A lot of the drive that I have, it’s so my kids can be proud of me when I’m no longer here. That’s what drives me to always put in 110 percent, no matter how horrible I feel.”

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By KURT DUSTERBERG or as far back as Emilia Migliaccio can remember, Jennifer Chang and Gina Kim were part of her own golf story. “I was still slicing my drives and sculling my chips at the time,” Migliaccio says with a laugh. “I had just started golf and they were a lot better than I was at 10. As we got better, we were kind of the top three girls. I knew I had to beat both of them to win the tournament.” For nearly a decade, the three girls were the brightest lights on the North Carolina junior golf scene, making names for themselves in ever-broadening circles. Today, the three young women are still linked by their success on the course, but their impact on the game has reached new heights. Each is a 2018-19 NCAA All-America selection and ranked among the top 25 amateur golfers in the world. Migliaccio, a junior at Wake Forest University, is ranked 8th; Chang, a junior at University of Southern California is 13th; Kim, a sophomore at Duke University, is 22nd. “It’s kind of crazy to me, actually, three girls in the Triangle area,” Chang says. “It’s not that common.” In fact, they are the only threesome from the same metropolitan area among the 15 Americans ranked in the top 50 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. And while all three are top-rated rivals, they have something even better in common -they’re friends. For the past decade, they have played friendly rounds, fought for tournament titles and represented their country. Through it all, they’ve had each other’s backs. "I’m fortunate to have people like Jennifer and Emilia,” Kim says. “It’s hard

enough to find real good competition in your area, but also to have them as your friends. Being able to relate to them on the difficulties of having to travel, having to manage your life as college student-athletes, it’s just a blessing I’ve been given. I get to see them and how they handle pressure and learn from them.” Migliaccio and Chang both graduated from Athens Drive High School and live in Cary, while Kim lives in Chapel Hill. Now, between college commitments and summer tournament schedules, the friendships are mostly fostered on the road, where all three women share a clear priority. “Everyone is out there to win,” Chang says. “You’re friends off the golf course, but you’re not friends on the golf course. But we always support each other. When someone wins a tournament, we’re always like, ‘Great playing, you deserve it.’ So obviously, full-on support for both girls.” Even during tournaments, walking the line between competitors and friends isn’t difficult. “When you’re on the course, you want to win the tournament,” Migliaccio says. “But at the end of the day, if someone plays better, you’re just happy for them. We’re all supporting each other, while also being very competitive. But it’s not like a personal thing. Just play good golf and see what happens.” Sometimes that creates some heart-pounding drama. At the NCAA Women's Team Championship in May, Wake Forest and Duke met in the final, where Migliaccio faced Kim in match play. With their match tied after 17 holes, Migliaccio put her 156-yard approach shot within a foot of the cup to win the match 1-up. “I’ve played against Emilia before, so I knew how good she was,” Kim says. “Emilia played her heart out for her team.

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Emilia Migliaccio Even though I lost and felt disappointed because I couldn’t get the point for my team, I still had positive feelings because I knew we still had a chance to win as a team. I told told Emilia, ‘Great, great match. It was really fun playing with you.’” A few weeks after Duke earned a national championship with a 3-2 win, Migliaccio signed up for a no-

stress round at Duke University Golf Club. When Kim saw her name, she joined her. “It’s not like there was still tension because Duke beat Wake,” Migliaccio says. "It’s just completely normal.” So is the reality that the young women are rivals. They climbed past one another on tournament leaderboards over the summer, and their

Chang, Kim and Migliaccio know each other's game well. So we asked them, “What do you admire about the other two players when they are on the golf course?” Jennifer’s take on … On Emilia: “Definitely her demeanor. She’s the one that everyone gets along with. She’s very outgoing. You look forward to playing with Emilia anytime you’re paired with her in a tournament. She has a lot of respect for the game and she works really hard to be where she’s at right now.” On Gina: ‘She’s one of the hardest-working players I’ve ever met. When I’m out practicing, she's probably practicing even longer. She’s such a great putter. When I see her putt, I think, I want to putt like Gina.” Gina's take on ... Jennifer: “Her course management is amazing. It blows my mind how consistent she can play. Even if she is having a bad day, you won’t be able to tell because she controls herself so well. She knows how to reduce mistakes and stay calm and keep fighting.” Emilia: “I love her distance control with any shot inside 100 yards. For pitch shots and wedge shots, she’s so consistent and deadly accurate. For match play, when you need those wedge shots to put some pressure on your opponent, she’s very, very good at that. It’s one of the reasons she’s so good in match play.” Emilia's take on ... Jennifer: “She has really good ball striking. She always has a one-yard draw. It’s a perfect, straight shot every time and she’s very consistent. Also, her wedges are very good.” Gina: “When we played partners at Junior Ryder Cup, she was so locked in the zone. She was like, ‘Emilia, we’ve got this!’ I feel like her mental strength is really, really good.” www.triadgolf.com

highly-ranked schools will meet again, too. As Migliaccio and Kim learned in the NCAA final, team competition only raises the stakes. “As much as I love Emilia and the close bonds we’ve created, I consider my team as part of my family at this point,” Kim said. The three women share one dream that may not be too far in the future. All three hope to play professionally on the LPGA Tour. Chang has taken the first steps, playing in the first stage of qualifying school in August. “We’ve known each other so long,” Chang says. “If we could continue our dream and play on the LPGA Tour with each other ... that would be a really neat experience.” In the meantime, they’ve made it all the way to adulthood, supplying a blend of competition and friendship that has paid off for each of them. “I’m proud of them, and we’re all proud of each other,” Migliaccio says. “It’s great to have people so close. We can all push each other to get to the top. It’s pretty awesome.”

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Junior Golf Scoreboard TYGA Sandhills One Day Pinehurst #6, Pinehurst, NC Aug. 19, 2019 Boys 16-18 Division - 6200 1 Josh Buxbaum, Wake Forest 1 Cullen Cox, Chapel Hill 3 Spencer Barbour, Fayetteville Selected Others 4 Andrew Haarlow, Greensboro 5 Sam Haggas, Winston-Salem 9 Sukhman Sandhu, Greensboro Boys 14-15 Division - 6200 1 Samuel Mace, Connelly Springs 2 Jack Wieler, Waxhaw 2 Nick Goellner, Apex Selected Others 4 Chase McLaughlin, Kernersville 4 Connor Carter, Asheboro 6 Calvin Hawkins, Lexington 9 Owen Pearce, Winston-Salem 13 Henry Andrews, Winston-Salem 14 Fletcher Grubbs, Winston-Salem 21 Daniel Stamey, Clemmons Boys 12-13 Division - 5800 1 R.Cooper Diaz, Winston-Salem 2 Alex Bock, Morganton 3 William Webb, Raleigh 3 Andrew Bartlett, Greensboro Selected Others 10 Luke Tisdale, Winston-Salem 11 Warren Fesperman, Salisbury Girls 16-18 Division - 5800 1 Abbie Daquila, Mount Pleasant 2 Livy Tran, Wilmington 3 Caroline Bliss, Advance

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Down East Junior Emerald Golf Club, New Bern, NC AUG 10 - 11, 2019 Boys Division - 6483 1 Randall Hudson, New Bern 74-67--141 2 Kristopher Jackson, Greenville 72-70--142 3 Casey Osiecki, New Bern 72-72--144 3 Jack Dockrill, Elon 73-71--144 3 Ryan Jahr, Ocean Isle Beach 75-69--144 Selected Others 10 Garrett Hauk, Burlington 75-75--150 14 Will Fowler, Salisbury 79-75--154

TYGA One Day CC of Asheville, Asheville, NC Aug. 8, 2019 Boys 16-18 Division - 6200 1 Carson Witherspoon, Morganton 2 Steve Pappas, Asheville 3 Luke Ward, Arden Selected Others 4 Sean Finan, Winston-Salem 6 Andrew Wood, Greensboro 12 Samuel Hendrix, Advance 15 Andrew Haarlow, Greensboro Boys 14-15 Division - 6200 1 Samuel Mace, Connelly Springs 2 Taylor Kuehn, Asheville 3 Charles Howden, Asheville 3 Jamal Hutchison, Fletcher Selected Others 5 Alex Gould, Greensboro 7 Daniel Stamey, Clemmons 7 Tucker Settle, Elkin Girls 16-18 Division - 5800 1 Becca Connolly, Winston-Salem 2 Christina Fisher, Morganton 3 Albany Bock, Morganton 4 Emma Maddock, Winston-Salem Girls 12-15 Division - 5800 1 Gigi Nagy, Spencer 2 Ashlyn Strickland, Greensboro

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Triad One Day Greensboro National GC, Summerfield, NC Aug. 7, 2019 Boys 16-18 Division - 6200 1 Nick Henderson, Archdale 72 2 Bobby Gold, High Point 74 2 Sean Bryant, Greensboro 74 Selected Others 4 Sam Haggas, Winston-Salem 76 5 Andrew Poole, Greensboro 77 7 James Potter, Reidsville 78 7 Ben Peters, Winston-Salem 78 7 Brett Williams, Summerfield 78

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10 Isaiah Trollinger, Winston-Salem 11 Paul McLean, Winston-Salem 11 Sean Finan, Winston-Salem 14 Nick Hughes, Thomasville 15 Jason Smith, Summerfield 17 Bryce Pickard, Whitsett 19 Brincent Mitchell, Kernersville 20 Jackson Sudermann, Summerfield 21 Jacob Poche, Summerfield Boys 14-15 Division - 6200 1 Ben Smith, Summerfield 1 Kyle Haas, Winston-Salem 1 Chase McLaughlin, Kernersville Selected Others 4 Davis Delille, High Point 5 Alex Gould, Greensboro 5 Ethan Wooten, High Point 5 Luke Nelson, Thomasville 5 Brad Grajzar, Elon 10 Jake Clayton, Burlington 12 Luis Benitez, Greensboro 13 Arman Azlan, Greensboro 14 Blaine Cayton, Summerfield 15 Connor Massey, Burlington 15 Keelan Robertson, Walnut Cove 18 Jared Trindel, Summerfield 19 Colby Gunter, Reidsville 20 Eli Vest, Winston-Salem 20 Larsen Gallimore, Walnut Cove 23 Brandon Gold, High Point 23 Sawyer Allen, Graham 25 Zack Guill, Reidsville Boys 12-13 Division - 5800 1 Freddy Ortmann, Greensboro 2 Cole Rouse, Kernersville 2 John McCoy, Salisbury Selected Others 4 Tanner Cadieux, Greensboro 6 Zach Kupiec, Greensboro 7 Hayden Magnussen, Greensboro 8 Cameron Malboeuf, Kernersville 8 Hunter Master, Oak Ridge 1Girls 16-18 Division - 5800 1 Elizabeth Lohbauer, Huntersville 2 Caroline Isaacson, Greensboro 3 Elli Flinchum, Summerfield Selected Others 4 Camilla Rivas, Summerfield 5 Kyleigh Whittemore, Graham 6 Emma Maddock, Winston-Salem Girls 14-15 Division - 5800 1 Olivia Peterson, Summerfield 2 Caroline Wright, Greensboro Girls 12-13 Division - 5000 1 Leah Edwards, Greensboro 2 Ella Reed, Winston-Salem 3 Hillary Gong, Pfafftown 3 Sadie Mecham, Winston-Salem Selected Others 5 Laura Allen, Graham 11 and Under Division 1 Sawyer Slate, Walnut Cove 2 Jackson Freeman, Greensboro

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Triad One Day Jamestown Park GC, Jamestown, NC Aug. 5, 2019 Boys 16-18 Division - 6200 1 Quin Foster, Lexington 1 Sean Bryant, Greensboro 3 Bobby Gold, High Point Selected Others 4 Sam Haggas, Winston-Salem 5 Paul McLean, Winston-Salem 6 Nick Henderson, Archdale 6 Nick Hughes, Thomasville 8 Connor Lineberry, Randleman 9 Bryce Pickard, Whitsett 9 Andrew Poole, Greensboro 11 Sean Finan, Winston-Salem 11 Ben Peters, Winston-Salem 13 Brincent Mitchell, Kernersville 13 Gavin Kernstine, Advance 13 Isaiah Trollinger, Winston-Salem 16 Brett Williams, Summerfield 17 Aaron Honrado, Greensboro 18 Jason Smith, Summerfield 18 Jackson Sudermann, Summerfield 20 Joshua Garner, Greensboro Boys 14-15 Division - 6200 1 Cayden Bryner, Winston-Salem

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2 Chase McLaughlin, Kernersville 3 Sam Buttonow, Summerfield Selected Others 4 Luke Nelson, Thomasville 5 Arman Azlan, Greensboro 6 Davis Delille, High Point 6 Christian Muthomi, Kernersville 8 Zachary Liu, Clemmons 9 Blaine Creed, Greensboro 9 Ethan Wooten, High Point 12 Brandon Gold, High Point 12 Daniel Stamey, Clemmons 14 Ben Smith, Summerfield Boys 12-13 Division - 5800 1 Hunter Justice, Cornelius 2 Freddy Ortmann, Greensboro 3 Hunter Master, Oak Ridge Selected Others 6 Hayden Magnussen, Greensboro 7 Cameron Malboeuf, Kernersville 8 Mason Mosier, Colfax Girls 14-18 Division - 5800 1 Karli Jump, Winston-Salem 2 Sarah Stewart, Kernersville 3 Allison Robinson, Pinehurst Selected Others 4 Emma Maddock, Winston-Salem 5 Caroline Wright, Greensboro Girls 12-13 Division - 5000 1 Hillary Gong, Pfafftown 2 Sadie Mecham, Winston-Salem Wake Forest 11 and Under Division 1 Cooper Cavanaugh, High Point 2 Reece Hart, Winston-Salem 3 Drew Gearren, Winston-Salem

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SAS Junior Championship Prestonwood CC, Cary, NC Aug. 5, 2019 Boys 16-18 Division - 6448 1 Langdon Aronson, Raleigh 2 Michael Vick, Raleigh 2 Ryan Bradley, Cary 2 Branden Boyce, Spring Lake Selected Others 14 Garrett Hauk, Burlington Boys 12-13 Division - 5550 1 Morgan Riley, Raleigh 2 Smith Summerlin, Raleigh 3 Mathew McCarthy, Cary Selected Others 5 Landon Merrell, Salisbury Girls 14-18 Division - 5550 1 Erin Singleton, Apex 2 Anna Claire Bridge, Raleigh 2 Kaitlyn Rand, Raleigh Selected Others 19 Camilla Rivas, Summerfield

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Roy Jones Junior Kinston CC, Kinston, NC July 30-31, 2019 Boys 14-15 Division - 6373 1 Michael Vick, Raleigh 69-68--137 2 Bryan Fang, Raleigh 68-69--137 3 Cameron Hardison, Greenville 70-68--138 4 Jackson Crocker, Kinston 69-72--141 5 Sullivan Hooper, Leesville, SC 75-69--144 Selected Others 12 Will Fowler, Salisbury 78-74--152 24 Henry Andrews, Kernersville 82-81--163

CGA 11th Jimmy Anderson Boys' Invitational Jacksonville Country Club, Jacksonville, NC US AUG 17 - 18, 2019 Boys Division - 6629 1 Mason Tucker, Lancaster, SC 68-70--138 2 Calahan Keever, Greenville, SC 71-69--140 3 Caden Baker, Mebane 70-73--143 3 Casey Osiecki, New Bern 70-73--143 3 Tyler Dechellis, Clayton 72-71--143 Selected Others 7 Nicholas Mathews, Mebane 74-71--145 10 Landon Barnes, Pilot Mountain 72-76--148 18 Andrew Plate, Greensboro 75-76--151 30 Charlie Barr, Salisbury 74-80--154 30 Garrett Hauk, Burlington 78-76--154 41 Alexander Gould, Greensboro 82-75--157 52 Hank Robins, Salisbury 84-78--162 58 Will Fowler, Salisbury 85-81--166 61 Wesley Page, Gibsonville 90-95--185

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Boys (High School, graduation year) 1 Nicholas Mathews, Mebane (Eastern Alamance HS, 2020) 2 Garrett Clark, Burlington (Williams HS, 2020) 3 Blake Brantley, Winston-Salem (RJ Reynolds HS, 2020) 4 Noah Connor (Rockingham County HS, 2019) 5 Charlie Barr, Salisbury (Cannon School, 2021) 6 Sam Davidson, Asheboro (Asheboro HS, 2020) 7 Caden Baker, Mebane (Eastern Alamance HS, 2021) 8 Mack Pearsall, Greensboro (Page HS, 2020) 9 Andrew Plate, Greensboro (Page HS ,2021) 10 B  en Jordan, Greensboro (Greensboro Day, 2022)

Girls (High School, graduation year) 1 Kayla Smith, Burlington (Williams, 2019) 2 Macie Burcham, Greensboro (Wesleyan Christian Academy, 2021) 3 Mallory Fobes, East Bend (Forbush, 2019) 4 Sasha Hayes, Winston-Salem (Reagan HS, 2019) 5 Morgan Ketchum, Winston-Salem (Reagan HS, 2022) 6 Riley Hamilton, Reidsville (Rockingham County, 2020) 7 Victoria Cook, Reidsville (Rockingham HS, 2020) 8 Emily Mathews, Mebane (N/A, 2023) 9 Victoria Ladd, Greensboro (Northern Guilford HS, 2019) 10 Trinity Muthomi, Kernersville (East Forsyth HS, 2022)

Source: Tarheel Youth Golf Association as of 9/1/19 Hope Valley CC, Durham, NC Aug. 13-15, 2019 Boys Division - 6720 1 Jackson Van Paris, Pinehurst 71-67-71--209 2 Josh Lendach, Raleigh 70-73-67--210 3 Nicholas Mathews, Mebane 67-67-77--211 4 Adam Hunt, Columbia, SC 68-72-72--212 5 Peter Fountain, Raleigh 76-71-67--214 Selected Others 14 Sam Davidson, Asheboro 73-74-71--218 21 Caden Baker, Mebane 74-73-74--221 48 Garrett Clark, Burlington 77-78-77--232 48 Mack Pearsall, Greensboro 78-74-80--232 54 Ben Jordan, Greensboro 78-79-77--234 Girls Division - 5844 1 Katherine Schuster, Kill Devil Hills 69-71-77--217 2 Natalii Gupta, Dubai 68-77-78--223 3 Adrian Anderson, Murrells Inlet, SC 73-75-76--224 4 Ella Perna, Durham 77-73-76--226 5 Alexia Siehl, Fort Mill, SC 76-76-76--228 Selected Others 6 Kayla Dowell, Mebane 75-75-79--229 13 Emily Mathews, Mebane 82-81-73--236 15 Sasha Hayes, Winston-Salem 78-83-80--241

15th Dogwood State Junior Boys' Championship River Run CC, Davidson, NC July 30-August 1, 2019 Boys Division - 7155 1 Kenan Poole, Raleigh 73-66-70--209 2 Ike Joy, Denver 72-71-72--215 3 Christopher Sperrazza, Raleigh 75-72-69--216 4 Spencer Oxendine, Fayetteville 75-72-70--217 5 Austin Brooks, Charlotte 73-71-75--219 Selected Others 10 Nicholas Mathews, Mebane 70-74-78--222 15 Andrew Plate, Greensboro 70-79-77--226 29 Sam Davidson, Asheboro 78-77-75--230 41 Andrew Wood, Greensboro 78-79-76--233 41 Charlie Barr, Salisbury 79-76-78--233 41 Jake Clodfelter, Trinity 73-81-79--233 48 Caden Baker, Mebane 78-77-80--235 53 Grady Newton, Winston-Salem 78-78-80--236 61 Bennett Fant, Winston-Salem 78-75-87--240

70th Carolines Junior Boys' Championship River Landing GC - River, Wallace, NC July 23-25, 2019 Boys Division - 6885 1 Pierce Robinson, Kings Mountain 71-65-72--208 2 Matthew Hutto, Blythewood, SC 74-68-68--210 3 Zach Roberts, Holly Springs 72-68-74--214 4 Randall Hudson, New Bern 76-70-69--215 5 Blake Brantley, Winston-Salem 72-73-71--216 5 Jake Herring, Wilson 70-68-78--216 5 Matias La Grutta, Cary 70-75-71--216 5 Tyler DeChellis, Clayton 69-75-72--216 Selected Others 13 Nicholas Mathews, Mebane 73-76-70--219

18 Caden Baker, Mebane 26 Jake Clodfelter, Trinity 26 Noah Connor, Reidsville 46 Ben Jordan, Greensboro 53 Andrew Plate, Greensboro 53 Jack Dockrill, Elon 58 Jack Burris, Greensboro 62 Andrew Wood, Greensboro 62 Garrett Clark, Burlington

75-76-70--221 77-69-77--223 78-72-73--223 78-76-74--228 80-73-76--229 78-76-75--229 76-77-77--230 79-75-77--231 75-77-79--231

13th Carolinas Girls' 15 and Under Championship CC of Whispering Pines - Pines Whispering Pines, NC July 15-16, 2019 Girls Division - 5703 1 Morgan Ketchum, Winston-Salem 77-71--148 2 Ella Kue, Kings Mountain 78-77--155 3 Macy Pate, Boone 82-74--156 4 McKenzie Daffin, Fort Bragg 75-83--158 5 Ella Stalvey, Blythewood, SC 80-79--159 Selected Others 12 Anna Howerton, Kernersville 81-82--163 35 Eliza Ofsanko, Greensboro 99-94--193

PKBGT Tour Championship Pine Needles Lodge & GC, Southern Pines, NC August 17-18, 2019 Bell National - 6500 1 Amanda Sambach, Davidson 72-70--142 2 Catie Craig, Sautee Nacoochee GA 70-73--143 3 Rory Weinfurther, Midlothian VA 68-76--144 Selected Others 6 Macie Burcham, Greensboro 72-75--147 14 Morgan Ketchum, Winston-Salem 78-74--152 28 Victoria Cook, Reidsville 81-80--161 Futures National - 5472 1 Sophie Lauture, Raleigh 76-77--153 2 Ellen Yu, High Point 76-78--154 3 Emily Wang, Mclean, VA 78-77--155 Selected Others 8 Anna Howerton, Kernersville 79-82--161 28 Leah Edwards, Greensboro 90-95--185

Chapel Hill Classic UNC Finley GC, Chapel Hill, NC August 10-11, 2019 Prep North Carolina - 5650 1 Morgan Ellison, Peachtree City GA 73-69--142 2 Nicole Nash, Charlotte 72-74--146 3 Megan Kanaby, Chapel Hill 76-72--148 3 Olivia Renville, Cary 74-74--148 3 Halynn Lee, Cary 74-74--148 Selected Others 7 Ellen Yu, High Point 74-77--151 15 Anna Howerton, Kernersville 78-79--157 21 Becca Connolly, Winston-Salem 81-83--164 Futures North Carolina - 5100

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By DAVID DROSCHAK hen the subject of pace of play surfaces I always tell the story of my round at Linville

Golf Club. Anyone who has ever golfed with me Bets, including you this spring, can attest to my legendary swiftness around the course. We can argue in this column whether golf is supposed to be a leisurely stroll or a fast-paced exercise in precision. I prefer the latter and I’m sticking to my style. I walk fast, and swing faster. Many of those paired with me for the first time chatter in my backswing. Not a problem, I tell them. As a former pitcher who had to throw strikes on penny beer night in the minors, outside noise isn’t an issue to me. The “Hush Y’all” placards are over-rated Bets. Now let me get back to my mountain round with fellow golf writer John Dell as we set off for some fellowship on the historic Donald Ross layout. A little more than two hours later we entered the pro shop and were greeted with “How did you guys enjoy the front nine?” I proudly blurted out, ‘Hell, the front nine, we’re

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done.” The pro’s jaw dropped in disbelief. By BETSEY MITCHELL Now, I’m not advocating for 2-hour rounds by any means Bets, but the recent ace has been in the light for so criticism of rising PGA Tour star Bryson many seasons that the viewing DeChambeau’s slow play during the firstpublic has achieved eye-roll stage. stage of the FedEx Cup playoffs brings Everybody talks about it and nobody the issue of pace of play to light yet again. does anything. There are many fears from those takThis leaves us in the quandary of ing up the game, one of which is “holdwhy? ing up” the group behind them. One of With most investigations that the lessons I preach to stumped the panel, the new golfers is it’s Ok to solution will often come be lousy, just be awful to the cliché “follow the quickly and you’ll get money.” along just fine with most There are rumors golfers. afloat that TV producers DeChambeau is far want the tournaments to from a beginner, but it DUELING DIVOTS run long to guarantee all all goes back to one focal of the sold commercial point with all golfers – the game’s etispots get aired. Who knows? Sounds quette. Somewhere along the way, probright. ably many, many times as a junior player This theory does not apply for the and beyond, DeChambeau has been majority of competitive golf. Club chamallowed to stretch golf’s pace of play propionships are a slog. The member-guest tocol without consequences. befuddles the kitchen staff trying to time I learned quickly the longer I stood the post-game lunch. over the ball or analyzed a shot the worse What to do? Pace penalties make the result. The golf ball isn’t moving, just everybody angry. It’s the only penalty in hit it, I like to proclaim. Take note all. golf that can come as a result of the entire pairings performance.

Fast players will over compensate for the slow-poke for fear of getting their own penalty. The slow-poke will shift blame to some outside influence. Pace officials are in the situation of investigation. It is not as cut-and-dry as a ball ending up in the water or rattling down the cart path. Here’s my plan – a shot clock. Start the time the same way rules officials have been taught for years to determine how long the player takes to get the shot away. As soon as the stop watch hits 40 seconds, the penalty is applied. No warning. But there is the reality of golf. A tee shot should not take 40 seconds. Easy approach shots should not take 40 seconds. Every single putt should not take 40 seconds. However, when the player’s stance is one foot in and one out of a bunker with a row of trees in the line of play, this could easily take more time. So, just like it other sports, the player is given a measure of time-outs. Let’s say, five. But, you are right about hanging over a shot. The other truth about golf; ball striking is not reactive. There’s the rub. Pokey players must be poked.

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Magic numbers for Sullivan: 1 with The Wizard and 59 at Gaston

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By STEVE WILLIAMS t has been an eventful year for Winston-Salem professional Ryan Sullivan. He qualified for the U.S. Open and, although he missed the cut, he had two memorable rounds at Pebble Beach. He has also had numerous top-10s on area developmental circuits and currently stands sixth on the SwingThought Tour money list, and eighth on the GPro Tour money list with close to $36,000 in combined earnings. And he achieved the magic number of shooting 59 for the first time on Aug. 12 at Gaston Country Club while playing in a tune-up for a SwingThought Tour event. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I made nine birdies and an eagle,â&#x20AC;? he said of the round on the par-70 course. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was just a money game with some other pros (Nathan Stamey, Josh Brock and Luke McClellan) and one of the other pros made a hole-in-one on the second hole. It was one of those weird days where birdies, eagles and low scores were flying. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I had about a 12-footer on the ninth hole for all 3s on the front but I missed it. So that had to be the most disappointing 4 of my career.â&#x20AC;? The final numbers were 28-31--59. Sullivan, who turned pro in 2012 after playing at UNC Wilmington out of Forsyth Country Day, had posted 61 three previous times. But one of his biggest thrills was making a hole-in-one while playing with Ozzie Smith, the Major League Baseball hall-offamer known as The Wizard. It came on July 5 at Boone Valley Golf Club near St. Louis. Sullivan became acquainted with the former Cardinal great at the Metropolitan Open, a tournament in St. Louis, where he tied for fourth in June, winning $4,875. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I met Ozzie there last year and he invited me to come and play,â&#x20AC;? Sullivan said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We had never played together before so it was a great time to make a hole-in-one.â&#x20AC;? The foursome also included Bobby Ray, who gained fame on the reality show Paradise Hotel earlier this year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were just out playing in a Saturday morning foursome,â&#x20AC;? Sullivan said. Sullivanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s perfect shot came on the 8th hole, playing about 160 yards into the wind. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I had to hit a hard 8-iron. I knew it was good in the air but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always a shock when it goes in.â&#x20AC;? Sullivan thinks it was his eighth ace. His first came at age six at Tanglewood (a 3-wood from 125 yards) in a million dollar www.triadgolf.com

Ryan Sullivan, left, and Ozzie â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Wizardâ&#x20AC;? Smith note Ryanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ace. shootout. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s made a couple in competition, including a SwingThought Tour event at Tanglewood in 2018. One also came on a par-4 hole in Boise, Idaho. That one counts as an ace and also an albatross, one of his two double eagles. What kind of golfer is Ozzie Smith? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a heck of an athlete,â&#x20AC;? Sullivan said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Not many people his age (64) can move their lower body though the hitting area like he does. I was honestly really surprised how good a player he was. He gets it around and makes putts. It was really enjoyable to play with him. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a super nice guy.â&#x20AC;? Sullivan is hoping his strong play carries over to Q-School this fall where he will make another attempt to gain full status on the Korn Ferry Tour. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s working the Monday qualifier route this season and has made two events and while counting several close misses. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve played in two of them and missed getting in about four by a shot,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tough when you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have status.â&#x20AC;? Meanwhile, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s making the most of playing on the fringes of professional golf. There were numerous great shots reported to Triad Golf Today since our August issue, including a double eagle and an ace on a par-4 hole. Details follow:

Double Eagle Sheldon McCarter of Winston-Salem, July 22, Oak Valley GC. No. 2, par 5. Tee shot, then 5-wood from 200 yards. Playing partners: Jeffrey Reaves, Deon Clark, Michael Nichols.

Par-4 Ace Mark Bowman of King, Aug. 19, Hemlock GC. No. 1, 256 yards, driver. Playing partners: Dick Marshall, Don Marshall, Tommy Denny. His second ace.

Thurman Thomas of Eden, Aug. 21, Monroeton GC. No. 12, 84 yards, wedge. Playing partners: Vernon Motley, George Gunter, Frank Broadnax, Quint McAllister. His fourth ace. Brandon Kennedy of Advance, Oak Valley GC. No. 16, 120 yards, 9-iron. Playing partner: Sam Moser. George Dunagan, Aug. 15, Silo Run GC. No. 17. Playing partners: Ron Pinnix, Bryan Oakes. Charlie Setliff of Reidsville, Aug. 14, Pennrose Park CC. No. 4, 130 yards, 8-iron. Playing partners: Howard White, Donnie Trent, Vernon Link. His eighth hole-in-one and second in a three-week span; he aced the 18th at Wolf Creek on July 28. Bill Drake of Greensboro, Aug. 12, Iron Play Par-3 Links. No. 11, 105 yards, pitching wedge. Playing partners: Alex James, Dave Dickerson, Carter Davenport, Michael Corley. His second ace. Red Simmons of Winston-Salem, Aug. 10, Reynolds Park GC. No. 2, 147 yards, 7-iron. Playing partners: Mark Marion, Andy Smith, Tim Whicker. His second career ace came 42 years after his first. Austin Q. Pardue of Pilot Mountain, Aug. 8, Pilot Knob Park GC. No. 2, 194 yards, 5-iron. Playing partners: Landon Barnes, Zeke Bruner. His first ace. Kaitlyn McDonell of Winston-Salem, Aug. 5. Meadowlands GC. No. 3, 98 yards, pitching wedge. Playing partners: Emma Motsinger, Camille Lambert, Zoey Crotts. Her first ace.

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Bob Williams of Greensboro, Aug. 4, Tot Hill Farm GC. No. 6, 148 yards, 8-iron. Playing partner: Mike Vinson. His fourth ace. Kevin Cox of Horneytown, July 31, Olde Homeplace GC. No. 12, 152 yards, 6-iron. His second ace. David Vaden of Mayodan, July 27, Deep Springs CC. No. 4, 178 yards, 5-iron. Playing partners: Donald Corns, Jim Brown, Addison Manring. His first ace. Dan King of Stokesdale, July 22, Deep Springs CC. No. 4, 120 yards, 7-iron. Playing partners: Gray Johnson, Billy Corns, Steve Scruggs. His first ace. Addison Manring of Stoneville, July 21, Deep Springs CC. No. 12, 168 yards, 8-iron. Playing partners: Donald Corns, Frank Ward, John Budwine. His first ace. Marc Ridgill of Liberty, July 11, Country Hills GC. No. 9, 167 yards, 7-wood. Playing partners: Rick Schloss, Mike Lafon, David Billings. His first ace. Samantha Dunn of Summerfield, July 10, Iron Play Par-3 Links. No. 14, 85 yards, 7-iron. Playing partner: Peter Dunn. Her first ace.

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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.

Carolinas PGA Selected events; complete schedule at carolinas.pga.com Sept. 24-26 – Professional Championship, Treyburn CCC, Durham. Oct. 30-31 – Senior Fall Finals, The Club at Irish Creek, Kannapolis. Dec. 3-5 – Pro-Pro Championship, Talamore, Mid South, Forest Creek and Pinehurst No. 4.

Carolinas Golf Association Selected events; complete schedule at carolinasgolf.org • 910-673-1000

Men/Women USGA Qualifying Sept. 28 – U.S. Women’s Four-Ball for 2020, Pinewood CC, Asheboro. Oct. 10 – U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Sectional for 2020, Sedgefield CC (Dye).

CGA Seniors Sept. 9-10 – 12th North Carolina Super Senior, Croasdaile CC, Durham. Sept. 30-Oct. 2 – 58th Carolinas Senior Amateur, Mimosa Hills G&CC, Morganton. Selected qualifying sites: Tanglewood Park, Clemmons (Aug. 29); Umtead Pines GC, Durham. Oct. 8-9 – 8th Carolinas Super Senior FourBall, TPC Wakefield, Raleigh.

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CGA Men Sept. 20-22 – North Carolina Mid-Amateur, The Club at Irish Creek, Kannapolis. Selected qualifying sites: Tanglewood Park, Clemmons (Aug. 28); Heritage GC, Wake Forest (Sept. 4); Deercroft GC, Aberdeen. Oct. 4-6 – 25th North Carolina Four-Ball, CC of Landfall, Wilmington. Oct. 14 – 42nd Carolinas Club Championship, Sedgefield CC (Ross course), Greensboro. Oct, 18-19 – 74th Captain’s Putter Team Matches, Greensboro CC (Farm course).

CGA Mixed Events Nov. 9-10 – 9th Carolinas Net Amateur, CC of Whispering Pines.

CGA Women Oct. 1-2 – 21st Carolinas Senior Women’s Amateur, Gaston CC, Gastonia. Oct. 29-31 – 3rd Carolinas Women’s Club Team, Starmount Forest CC, Greensboro.

Charity and Captain’s Choice Sept. 3 - 5th Annual Camel City Classic ProAm benefiting Combat Warriors, Inc., Maple Chase, Winston-Salem, Sean Branagan at 336-767-2941 ext. 2 or via e-mail at sean@maplechasecc.com Sept. 12 – 9th Annual Academic Golf Classic, Pilot Knob Park, Pilot Mountain, Ashley MillsTournament Director, millsa@surry.k12.nc.us or 336-386-8211. Sept. 14 – West Stokes Wildcats Baseball Team, Hemlock, Walnut Cove, Randy Bryant 336-813-7950.

Sept. 27 – T.S. Open Golf Tournament benefiting Trauma recovery and injury prevention, Bryan Park, Brown Summit, www.conehealth. com/ts-open. Sept. 27 – 50th Annual Exchange Family Center’s Benefit Tournament, The Crossings, Durham, http://bit.ly/EFC50thGolfTournament Oct. 4 – 12th Annual Military Charity Tournament benefiting veteran-related charities, Grandover Resort, Greensboro. Contact Jack Masarie 336-292-8883 or www.mcl260.info Oct. 4 – Lefty for Life CBG Memorial Tournament benefiting the Mental Health Association in Greensboro, Bryan Park Champions, Brown Summit, www.leftyforlife.org Oct. 7 – First Responders of the Triad Pro-Am, Greensboro National, Summerfield, Justin Malone 336-342-1113 or www.greensboronational.com/pro-am/ Oct. 11 –10th Annual Camel City Classic benefiting Combat Warriors, Inc., Maple Chase, Winston-Salem, Captain’s Choice Sean Branagan at 336-767-2941 ext. 2 or via e-mail at sean@maplechasecc.com

Amateur Individual Sept. 27-29 – Alamance County Amateur, Indian Valley GC, Burlington; Southwick GC, Graham; Brookwood GC, Whitsett. 336-584-7871 or 336-227-2582. Sept. 28-29 – Steve Welch Fall Classic, Asheboro Municipal GC. Medal play in flights. Also super senior division for ages 65-over. 336-625-4158. Oct. 5-6 – Forest Oaks Amateur, Forest Oaks, Greensboro, flighted after the first round. 336-674-2241.

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For the latest tournament schedule, now updated daily, go to www.triadgolf.com then click on Tournaments Oct. 5-6 – Meadowlands Open, Meadowlands, Winston-Salem, flighted after the first round. 336-769-1011.

Senior Individual Oct. 8-10 – World Super Senior Championship. Tanglewood Championship, Clemmons. Ages 70-over, Kitty Visintine 336-703-6420.

Amateur Team Sept. 14-15 – Alamance Parent /Child Golf Tournament, Southwick GG, Graham, Boys/ Girls/Adults. 336-227-2582. Sept. 27-28 – The Open Men’s Championship, Two person, Mill Creek, Mebane, 919-563-4653. Oct. 19-20 – 36th annual Lexington BBQ Festival 2-person teams, Lexington GC. 336-248-3950. Oct. 19-20 – Chatmoss Two-Man Invitational, Chatmoss CC, Martinsville. Medal play in flights. Also senior division. 276-638-7648. Nov. 2-3 – Greensboro National Fall Classic, Greensboro National GC, Summerfield. 2-man bestball. 336-342-1113.

Laid-Back Golfers Tour 434-792-3728 • Men/Women All-Ages Flights pre-determined by handicap Tees determined by hdc/age formula Sept. 10 – Chatmoss CC, Martinsville Sept. 24 – Deep Springs CC, Stoneville Oct. 8 – Greensboro National, Summerfield

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CALENDAR Oct. 22 – Caswell Pines GC, Yanceyville Nov. 4 – Bryan Park GC (Players), Brown Summit Nov. 18 – Danville GC, Danville Nov. 27 – Goodyear GC, Danville

Golfweek Amateur Tour 252-864-9161 Sept. 14 – Longleaf GC, Southern Pines Sept. 28-29 – Local Finals, Bryan Park (both courses), Brown Summit

Senior Amateur Tour (ages 50-over) 910-964-1547 Sept. 5 – Pinewild (Holly), Pinehurst Sept. 12 – Stoney Creek GC, Whitsett Sept. 19 – Bryan Park (Champions), Brown Summit

Other Junior Events Sept. 1-2 – NJGA National Championship, Hackler Course at CCU, Conway, SC, Boys/ Girls, Ages 8-18 Sept. 1-2 – TGF Mid Pines Junior, Mid Pines Inn & GC, Southern Pines, Ages 9-18, Boys only Sept. 7 – PKBGT Middle Atlantic Series, Greene Hills CC, Standarsville, VA, Girls only, Ages 8-19 Sept. 14-15 – Orange Jacket Junior Classic, Pickens CC, Pickens, SC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18, 864-878-6083 Sept. 14-15 – TGF ACC Southeastern Fall Classic, Lonnie Poole GC, Raleigh, Ages 9-18, Boys only Sept. 14-15 – TYGA State Championship, Southern Waye CC, Mt. Olive, Boys/Girls, Ages 12-18

Sept. 14-15 – PKBGT Southeast Series Finale, Smithfield CC, Easely, SC, Girls only, Ages 8-19 Sept. 14-15 – Alamance Parent /Child Golf Tournament, Southwick GG, Graham, Boys/ Girls/Adults. 336-227-2582. Sept. 7 – PKBGT NC Series, CC of Whispering Pines, Whispering Pines, Girls only, Ages 8-19 Sept. 18 – TYGA/PKBGT Girls' North State High School Challenge, Keith Hills GC, Buies Creek, Girls only, Grades 9-12 Sept. 21-22 – PKBGT North Carolina Series Finale, Colonial CC, Thomasville, Girls only, Ages 8-19 Sept. 28-29 – PKBGT Middle Atlantic Series Finale, Fawn Lake CC, Spotsylvania, VA, Girls only, Ages 8-19 Oct. 5-6 – CGA/PKBGT Jimmy Anderson Girls' Invitational, Jacksonville CC, Jacksonville, Girls only, Ages 18 & under Oct. 12-13 – TYGA Tournament of Champions, Colonial CC, Thomasville, NC Boys/Girls, Invitation only Oct. 19-20 – TGF Western Carolinas Junior, CC of Salisbury, Salisbury, Ages 9-18, Boys only Oct. 20 – TYGA Tots State Championship, Longleaf GC, Southern Pines, Boys/Girls, Ages 6-11 Oct. 26-27 – TGF Pinewild Fall Junior, Pinewild CC, Pinehurst, Ages 9-18, Boys only Oct. 26-27 – TYGA Triad Bill Harvey Junior, Bryan Park GC, Greensboro, Boys/Girls, Ages 12-18 Oct. 26-27 – PKBGT Prep & Futures Invitational, TBD, Girls only, Ages 11-19 Oct. 27 – PKBGT Invitational Last Chance

Qualifier, Bermuda Run CC, Bermuda Run, Girls only, Ages 11-19 Nov. 9-10 – NJGA Charlotte Junior, Rocky River Club, Concord, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18 Nov. 9-10 – TGF Tarheel State Junior, UNC Finley GC, Chapel Hill, Ages 9-18, Boys only Nov. 9-11 – PKBGT Invitational, Bermuda Run CC, Bermuda Run, Girls only, Ages 11-19 Nov. 16-17 – PKBGT Discovery Invitational, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC, Girls only, Ages 8-12 Nov. 16-17 – PKBGT Palmetto Dunes Resort Classic, Palmetto Dunes Resort, Hilton Head, SC, Girls only, Ages 11-19 Nov. 27 – TYGA One Day, Longleaf GC, Southern Pines, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18 Nov. 27 – TYGA One Day, TBD, Pinehurst, Boys only, Ages 12-18 Nov. 28-30 – 51st George Holliday Memorial, Myrtle Beach National (3 courses), Boys/Girls, Ages 10-18, 843-448-2308. Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 – TGF Bullet & Peggy Bell Holiday Classic, Mid Pines & Pine Needles, Southern Pines, Ages 9-18, Boys only Dec. 7-8 – NJGA Atlantic Dunes Junior, Atlantic Dunes GC, Hilton Head, SC, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18 Dec. 7-8 – PKBGT Tournament of Champions, Pinehurst CC No. 8, Pinehurst, Girls only, Ages 11-19 Dec. 28-29 – Donald Ross Junior, Pinehurst CC, Pinehurst, Boys/Girls, Ages 8-18, 910-2956811 Dec. 28-29 – PKBGT Peggy Kirk Bell Junior, Pine Needles Lodge, Southern Pines, Girls only, Ages 11-19

Junior Results from page 22 1 Kathryn Ha, Roanoke VA 2 Katelyn Griggs, Lexington 3 Mary Kathryn Hederick, Wake Forest Selected Others 13 Leah Edwards, Greensboro 26 Peyton Hiller, Clemmons

77-76--153 82-77--159 80-81--161 80-90--170 96-93--189

Wolfpack Classic Lonnie Poole GC, Raleigh, NC July 27-28, 2019 Bell National - 5831 1 Grayson Warren, Washington 75-73--148 2 Nicole Nash, Charlotte 72-79--151 2 Macy Pate, Boone 75-76--151 Selected Others 6 Emily Mathews, Mebane 76-78--154 22 Lauren Denhard, Salisbury 83-89--172 Futures National - 5020 1 Ellen Yu, High Point 71-72--143 2 Grace Ridenour, Cary 71-72--143 3 Anna Howerton, Kernersville 74-74--148 Selected Others 6 Leah Edwards, Greensboro 78-77--155 33 Monica R Solis, Clemmons 112-110--222

Precision JR Girls Championship Brown Summit, NC, Bryan Park GC July 19-20, 2019 Bell National - 6065 1 Molly Hardwick, Lexington SC 2 Kiera Bartholomew, Westampton NJ 3 Maria Atwood, Holly Springs Selected Others 14 Victoria Cook, Reidsville 18 Victoria Ladd, Greensboro 21 Emelia Pack, Browns Summit 25 Becca Connolly, Winston-Salem 28 Kayla Dowell, Mebane Futures National - 5395 1 Sophie Lauture, Raleigh 2 Ellen Yu, High Point 3 Grace Ridenour, Cary Selected Others 6 Anna Howerton, Kernersville 12 Elli Flinchum, Summerfield

72-70--142 72-75--147 73-75--148 79-78--157 82-78--160 80-82--162 89-77--166 92-83--175 79-73--152 78-76--154 77-79--156 83-76--159 86-86--172

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11th Carolinas Super Senior Championship Green Valley CC, Greenville, SC (par 72) • Aug. 13-14 Age 65+ Division 1. Russ Perry, Winston-Salem! 69-68--137 2. John Fritz, Mint Hill! 69-73--142 2. Paul Simson, Raleigh! 65-77--142 2. Tim Pope, Spartanburg, SC! 70-72--142 Selected others from field of 67 28. Lawrence Hicks, Greensboro! 77-77--154 32. Benjamin Yeager, Clemmons! 81-74--155 32. Kim Mansfield, High Point! 76-79--155 48. Garland Yates, Asheboro! 84-82--166 Age 70+ Division 1. William Boles, Wilson! 73-65--138 2. Arlis Pike, Kernersville! 70-71--141 2. Robert Desjardins, Matthews! 72-69--141 2. Spike Smith, Pinehurst! 69-72--141 Selected others from field of 59 6. Ernie Newton, Winston-Salem! 73-71--144 11. Bill Burling, Greensboro! 73-76--149 11. Mike Sprouts, Winston-Salem! 74-75--149 30. J. Lawson, Greensboro! 79-78--157 Notes: Russ Perry birdied three of the last six holes to pull away for a five-shot victory ... it was his seventh CGA title and first individual win since the N.C. Senior in 2013. 19th North Carolina Senior Four-Ball Championship Mill Creek GC, Mebane • Aug. 8-10 1. Donald Detweiler-Paul Simson, Raleigh! 64-68-66--198 2. Kelly Stimart-Johnny Elam, Charlotte! 66-66-66--198 2. Robert Desjardins, MatthewsWillliam Boles, Wilson! 66-67-65--198 4. Dave Davis, Pine Level-Linley Tate, Gboro! 68-63-69--200 4. Nolan Mills-Robby Kirby, Charlotte! 65-67-68--200 6. Edward Byman, RaleighPreston Edmondson, Morrisville! 69-67-65--201 7. Randall Sullins, ClaremontPatrick Brady, Reidsville! 67-69-67--203 8. Gary Pugh, Asheboro-Steve Sharpe, Gboro! 67-71-66--204 8. Dean Channell-Tuck Burkinshaw, Cary! 71-65-68--204 10. Ryan Fox, West End-Steve Kidd, Liberty! 69-67-69--205 Selected others from field of 54 teams 16. Tom Fagerli, Yadkinville-Bill Long, S Pines! 69-69-68--206 20. Ernie Newton, W-S-Kim Mansfield, HiPoint! 69-69-70--208

22. Bill Piotti-Kirk Rothrock, Lexington! 68-71-71--210 25. Mike Osborne-Glenn Sexton, Greensboro! 69-72-70--211 27. Patrick Smithey-Dale King, Winston-Salem! 70-70-72--212 31. Robert Vespa, Smmrfield-Don Moore, Gboro! 67-73-77--217 32. Keith Hiller, Clemmons-Carl Hiller, Raleigh! 70-71-78--219 Notes: Don Detweiler rolled in a 35-foot birdie putt on the sixth playoff hole to settle a three-way tie ... it was the third Senior Four-Ball title by the Raleigh duo. 42nd Carolinas Women's Four-Ball Championship The Carolina Country Club, Spartanburg, SC (par 72) Aug. 5-6 Championship Division 1. Emma Charles-Victoria Hall, SC! 68-66--134 2. Jessica Spicer-Sarah Spicer, Bahama! 69-66--135 Selected others from field of 13 8. Mallory Fobes, E. Bend-Channing Garnett, WF! 74-71--145 Senior Division 1. Chrissie Spidell-Pam Prescott, SC! 69-72--141 2. Linda Daniel, Gboro-Leigh Armentrout,Hntrsville!76-66--142 Selected others from field of 10 7. Kathy Binkley, Grham-Lisa Mooneyham,Crnlius! 77-83--160 Senior Second Flight (field of 10) 4. Mary Rhodes, Gboro-Carolyn Jordan, Eliz. City! 81-79--160

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95th BB&T Carolinas Open Greensboro CC (Farm) • Aug. 13-15 1. Rick Morton, Jacksonville! 67-68-70--205 2. Rohan Allwood, Prosperity, SC! 70-68-68--206 2. a-Stephen Carroll, Concord! 69-69-68--206 4. a-Addison Manring, Stoneville! 73-67-68--208 4. a-Spencer Oxendine, Fayetteville! 67-72-69--208 4. Chris Haarlow, Greensboro! 69-70-69--208 7. a-Garett Reband, York, SC! 67-74-68--209 7. Matt Vick, Pinehurst! 71-69-69--209 Selected others from field of 157 9. Steve Scott, Winston-Salem! 70-72-68--210 11. a-Blake Brantley, Winston-Salem! 70-71-70--211 11. a-Stuart Fuller, Winston-Salem! 71-68-72--211 18. Savio Nazareth, Kernersville! 70-74-68--212 18. Troy Spencer, Charotte! 71-74-67--212 21. John Carter, Cashiers! 72-71-70--213 32. Jimmy Flippen, Danville! 68-70-77--215 35. a-Justin Emmons, Asheboro! 72-70-74--216

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74-70-73--217 69-73-75--217 73-73-71--217 73-71-74--218

Carolinas Senior PGA Championship Camden CC, Camden, SC • July 22-23 1. Rick Morton, Jacksonville, $1,750! 67-68--135 2. Tim Straub, Huntersville, $1,112! 72-65--137 2. Jerry Haas, Winston-Salem, $1,112! 70-67--137 4. Gus Ulrich, Whispering Pines, $800! 70-70--140 5. Neal Lancaster, Smithfield, $725! 72-69--141 Selected others from field of 55 11. John Faidley, Winston-Salem, $430! 72-73--145 12. David Thore, Wilmington, $373! 76-70--146 12. Mitch Adams, Asheboro, $373! 75-71--146 15. Michael Hutcheon, High Point, $325! 73-74--147

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Golf Club at Ballantyne, Charlotte • Aug. 13-15 1. David Sanchez, Charlotte, $35,000! 65-65-64--194 2. Chad Cox, Charlotte, $6,263! 66-65-63--194 Selected others from field of 127 6. Ryan Sullivan, Winston-Salem, $3,028! 71-62-66--199 33. Frank Adams, Salisbury, $1,025! 72-70-65--207 Sanchez won playoff on second hole Blacksburg CC, Va. • Aug. 7-8 1. David Holmes, Knoxville, Tenn., $12,500! 2. Ryan Sullivan, Winston-Salem, $4,172! 2. Jay McLuen, Forsyth, Ga., $4,172!

68-70--138 70-69--139 69-70--139

Stoney Creek GC, Whitsett • July 31-Aug. 1 1. Austin Morrison, Charlotte, $10,000! 67-66--133 2. David Sanchez, Charlotte, $5,000! 63-71--134 3. Ryan Sullivan, Winston-Salem, $3,345! 65-70--135 Selected others from field of 24 8. Chandler White, Clemmons, $1,315! 69-71--140

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Selected finishers from Triad (top half of division) SENIOR ONE-DAY FOUR-BALL TOURNAMENTS River Landing (River) • Aug. 5 Tournament 55+ Flight B (10 entries) 1. Tommy Jones, Asheboro-Billy Potter, Carolina Beach! 71 Super Senior 70+ (14 entries) 3. Wesley Brown, Roxboro-Richard Warren, Bahama! 73 Etowah Valley (South & West) • July 30 Super Senior 65+ (8 entries) 2. Steven Johnson, Jefferson-Terry Glidewell, Greensboro! 71 ONE-DAY FOUR-BALL TOURNAMENTS NorthStone Country Club, Huntersville • Aug. 12 Men Long Tees Flight 1 (9 entries) 3. Michael Swaringen, Salisbury-Chris Williams, Concord! 67 Men Long Tees Flight 2 (9 entries) 1. Phil Miller, Concord-Andrew Morgan, China Grove! 69 Men Short Tees (7 entries) 1. Kevin King, Clemmons-Ron King, Pilot Mountain! 69 3. Parker Whitt-Huston Shaw, Winston-Salem! 74 3. Sam Crawley, Yadkinville-Douglas Todd, Matthews! 74 Mixed and Women Flight 1 (5 entries) 2. Sook Hee Yang, Jamestown-Tess Kirkman, Greensboro! 77 MacGregor Downs, Cary • Aug. 5 Men Regular/Short Tees Flight 1 (13 entries) 3. Keith Rich, Randleman-Doug Davis, Holly Springs! 69 5. Mark Henline, Whitsett-Michael Burdick, McLeansville! 71 Men Regular/Short Tees Flight 2 (14 entries) 5. Christopher Jones,Wake Forest-Mark Jones, Burlington! 77 5. Jonathan Schuler, Burlington-Reece Schuler,Chapel Hill! 77 Mixed and Women (12 entries) 1. Sook Hee Yang, Jamestown-Dokim Elphick, Cary! 68 Club at 12 Oaks, Holly Springs • July 29 Men Long Tees (11 entries) 3. Jeremy Ray, Pfafftown-Jonathan Ray, Raleigh! Women (4 entries) 2. Sook Hee Yang, Jamestown-Dokim Elphick, Cary! LADIES ONE-DAY FOUR-BALL PLAY DAYS MacGregor Downs CC, Cary • Aug. 19 First Flight (14 entries) 3. Sook Hee Yang, Jamestown-Dokim Elphick, Cary!

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53rd Carolinas Father-Son Championship Pinehurst area courses • July 19 • Modified Alternate Shot Selected finishers from Triad (top half of division) Division B at Mid Pines 2. Jeff Childress-Michael Childress, Salisbury! 74 4. John Daniels-Dawson Daniels, Greensboro! 76 7. Michael Moore-Colby Moore, Advance! 78 10. Bill Collis-William Collis, Greensboro! 79 Division C at Mid Pines 7. Steve Crouse-Luke Crouse, Reidsville! 75 7. Robert Beasley-Bob Beasley, Greensboro! 75 Division D at CC of Whispering Pines 2. David Elliott-Rob Elliott, Asheboro! 71 11. Bryan Griffin-John Griffin, Greensboro! 76 Division E at CC of Whispering Pines 9. Jordan Smith-Gary Smith, Summerfield! 79 Division F at CC of Whispering Pines 1. Spencer Leonard, Thomasville-Ben Leonard, Lexington! 72 8. Mark Harper Jr.-Mark Harper Sr., Winston-Salem! 78 Division G at Legacy GL 1. Justice Aheron-Steve Aheron, Stoneville! 69

Division H at Legacy GL 7. Dalton Pike-Anthony Pike, Kernersville! 77 10. Seth Cox, Booneville-Tim Neal, Winston-Salem! 80 Division I at Legacy GL 4. Blake Miller, Greensboro-Gary Eubanks, Winston-Salem! 78 5. Ben Peters-Jonathan Peters, Winston-Salem! 80 Division J at Pinehurst No. 1 1. Connor Key-Glenn Key, Pilot Mountain! 80 4. Davis Palombo-Tom Palombo, Greensboro! 84 Child Age 13-under (A) at Pinehurst No. 1 4. Hayden Magnussen-Kelly Magnussen, Greensboro! 72 5. Ernie Newton, Winston-Salem-Lincoln Newton, Wallburg! 73 6. Alan Fesperman-Warren Fesperman, Salisbury! 76 Child Age 13-under (B) at Pinehurst No. 1 2, Cameron Harvey-Scott Harvey, Kernersville! 78 8. Alex Jones-Dan Jones, Greensboro! 86 Super Senior (A) at Longleaf CC 4. Colby Patterson, Spencer-Rufty Patterson, Salisbury! 75 5. Brian Hogan, Charlotte-Dick Hogan, Burlington! 75 8. Brent Pridgen, Jamestown-Jim Pridgen, Lewisville! 76 Super Senior (B) at Longleaf CC 1. Don Hill, Mt. Olive-Donald Hill, Burlington! 71 7. John Diachenko, Yadkinville-John Diachenko Jr., W-S! 77 10. Arnold Harpe, Mocksville-Scott Cornatzer, Advance! 79 Super Senior (C) at Longleaf CC 6. David Harrison-Preston Harrison, Yadkinville! 82 6. Robert Richardson, Kernersville-ryan Richardson, Durham!82 Super Senior (D) at Pinehurst No. 1 2. Brian Harpster, Reidsville-James Harpster, Canfield, Ohio!82 2. Erwin Strickland, Warrenton-Grady Strickland, Greensboro!82 4. Jeff Blanchard-Raun Blanchard, Greensboro! 84 8. Bryan Valentine, Burlington-Jim Valentine, Greensboro! 85

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DGC Two-Man Invitational Danville GC (par 70) • Aug. 17-18 Championship Flight (top 5 of 10) Chad Anderson-Donald Murphy! 66-65--131 Jack Adkins-Blake Carter! 66-67--133 Jamie Gillie-Brandt Stovall! 69-68--137 Jason Garrett-Wayne Moore! 68-70--138 Brad Crews-Phillip Gardner! 66-72--138 First Flight (top 3 of 8) Jake Arnold-Jerel Whiting! 71-67--138 Aaron Abts-Will Essick! 70-68--138 Gary Hull-Randall Sullins! 72-70--142 Second Flight (top 3 of 9) Ashley Hull-Mike Mosteller! 76-73--149 Austin Harper-Josh Seamster! 76-73--149 Steve Hamilin-Kevin Lane! 78-72--150 Senior Championship (top 3 of 12) Mike Bayes-Bobby Cadieux! 67-71--138 Mark Foster-Layne Mills! 69-70--139 Dirk Fennie-Terrance Stewart! 68-71--139 Super Senior Championship (top 3 of 9) UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU Burt Allen-John Bruce! 64-70--134 UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU Rick Bendall-Harry Lea! 70-70--140 UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU Kevin Kiser-Van McCarter! 73-69--142 UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU Ron Janicki-Donald Meyer! 72-72--144 UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

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Listing Triad area players in top half Red Bridge CC, Locust • Aug. 18 Men A (18 entries) 1. Evan Allred, Graham! 68 8. Timothy Bryant, Burlington! 76 Men B (13 entries) 3. Michael Bailey, Seagrove! 82 Senior A (4 entries) 2. Scott Newnam, Gibsonville! 80 Senior B (8 entries) 2. Robert Ring, Haw River! 83 Mill Creek GC, Mebane • Aug. 4 Men A (19 entries) 6. Nathan Baker, Clemmons! 73 Men B (8 entries) 1. Henry Garcia, Burlington! 80 1. Dave Mills, Mebane! 80 3. Jim Williams, Kernersville84 Senior A (10 entries) 3. Larry Kiger, Winston-Salem! 76 Senior B (9 entries) 2. Ray Copeland, Gibsonville! 84 Super Senior (14 entries) 1. Michael Burdick, McLeansville! 76 3. George Kennon, Greensboro! 78 Women (7 entries) 3. Maria Malone, Greensboro! 77 Legacy GL, Aberdeen • July 21 Men A (31 entries) 8. Scott Newnam, Gibsonville! Men B (16 entries) 4. Jim Williams, Kernersville! Senior B (10 entries) 3. Alan Hilliard, Greensboro! 4. Randy McKinney, Reidsville! Women (3 entries) 1. Ann Hogan, Denton!

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CC of Whispering Pines • July 20 Men A (22 entries) 3. Korry Rich, Asheboro! 79 Men B (11 entries) 2. Justin Ivy, Greensboro! 79 3. Jim Williams, Kernersville! 86 Senior A (9 entries) 1. Blake McSherry, Semora! 76 Senior B (10 entries) 1. Mark Henline, Whitsett! 83 Super Senior (13 entries) 5. David Harrison, Yadkinville! 84

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21st Holly Ridge Charity Classic Holly Ridge GL, Archdale (par 72) Aug. 3-4 Championship Flight (top 10 of 13) Garrett Smith! 72-65--137 Bryan Colquitt! 69-71--140 Colton Sapp! 72-69--141 Wes Tyner! 72-70--142 Anthony Baker! 69-74--143 Nick Cromer! 70-74--144 Zach Arms! 72-73--145 Jake Clodfelter! 72-73--145 Dane Robertson! 72-75--147 Sam Baber! 71-78--149 First Flight (top 10 of 19) Dylan Ray! 74-67--141 Gary Pugh! 74-71--145 Sarah Coltrane! 74-73--147 Jeremy Campbell! 75-72--147 Harrison Fisher! 75-74--149 Paul Cooper! 77-75--152 Ryan Hodges! 75-77--152 Kieren Smith! 73-79--152 Dyan Hoffman! 76-77--153 Clint Harrison! 74-79--153 Second Flight (top 9 of 22) Jeff Jensen! 78-73--151 Chris Gooch! 78-73--151 Mike Crawford! 78-76--154 Brandon Kinley! 80-74--154 Dwayne Swaney! 78-77--155

Wayne Hamilton! 78-78--156 Tyler Franklin! 81-76--157 Steve Citty! 79-79--158 Johnny Vanluevan! 80-78--158 Third Flight (top 5 of 16) Don Peeler! 85-79--164 Scott Hutcherson! 85-79--164 Shannon White! 83-81--164 John Dunlap! 87-78--165 Chad Shields! 84-81--165 Fourth Flight (top 5 of 20) Garrett Raines ! 90-80--170 James Bryant! 88-84--172 Chuck Riddle! 89-83--172 Lowell Rhodes! 88-84--172 John Jeyapaul! 88-85--173 Fifth Flight (top 4 of 12) Derrick Welch! 95-87--182 Garrett Hoffman! 98-90--188 Chad Faw! 97-93--190 Steve White! 106-89--195 Senior Championship (top 4 of 6) Steve Sharpe! 65-71--136 Buck Hall! 68-70--138 Eric Taylor! 72-70--142 Mark Hedrick! 71-75--146 Senior First Flight (top 5 of 7) Barry Briggs! 74-78--152 John Hopkins! 75-77--152 Larry Miller! 76-80--156 Greg Fowler! 75-83--158 Michael Kindley! 76-82--158 Senior Second Flight (top 3 of 7) Keith Rich! 78-77--155 David Millis! 80-77--157 Tim Williams! 79-79--158 Senior Third Flight (top 5 of 15) Dan East! 88-87--175 Barry Day! 88-89--177 Hal Gooch! 89-89--178 Steve Stroud! 91-89--180 Rey Solarez! 90-91--181 72nd Forsyth Invitational Reynolds Park GC (par 72) • Aug. 9 Pine Knolls GC (par 72) • Aug. 10 Tanglewood Champ (par 70) • Aug. 11 Championship Flight (top 12 of 12) Stuart Fuller ! 65-69-71--205 Brandon Einstein ! 65-72-69--206 Mark Johnston ! 70-68-69--207 Greg Einstein ! 67-70-71--208 Bryan Hayes ! 69-69-74--212 Chris Logan ! 65-72-77--214 Arlis Pike ! 69-71-74--214 Michael Robb ! 69-70-76--215 Kevin Veach ! 70-69-78--217 Patrick McConville ! 69-73-75--217 John Hodges ! 71-71-76--218 Kenny Flynn ! 68-75-79--222 Championship Flight A (top 11 of 14) Jeremy Ray ! 72-72-70--214 Avery Papalia ! 73-73-72--218 Brandon Hughes ! 68-77-78--223 Bobby Pledger ! 74-74-76--224 Colt Buckner ! 74-75-77--226 John Hampton ! 73-78-76--227 Gerald Carter ! 70-77-81--228 Randy Beeson ! 77-73-79--229 Tyler Morgan ! 73-74-84--231 Keith McElrath ! 78-74-79--231 Lance Link ! 73-80-78--231 Championship Flight B (top 5 of 11) Stephen Dunn ! 77-77-75--229 Dewayne Blakely ! 74-82-74--230 Michael Porte ! 76-78-79--233 Gregor Howard ! 81-78-75--234 Richard Giles ! 78-78-79--235 First Flight (top 6 of 16) Aaron King ! 77-72-77--226 Joey Howard ! 76-75-77--228 Stevie Blankenship! 73-75-82--230 76-72-85--233 Stephen Walker ! Sonny Kiger ! 76-74-83--233 Andrew McGee ! 74-78-81--233 Second Flight (top 7 of 16) Danny Frye ! 80-80-78--238 Tyler Kolbe ! 77-82-81--240 John Eulberg ! 79-82-79--240 Ron Hailey ! 82-80-80--242 Mason Stripland ! 83-76-86--245 Corey Sorice ! 85-80-80--245 Chad Lea ! 83-80-82--245 Third Flight (top 5 of 16) Matt Bostic ! 74-94-80--248 Andrew Danley ! 79-92-83--254 Mark Robson ! 83-83-90--256 Larry Lunsford ! 81-87-92--260 Garret Lunsford ! 82-95-83--260

Triad Amateur High Point CC (Willow Creek) • par 72 July 27-28 Championship Flight 1. Connor Sock, High Point! 64-66--130 2. Jacob Colley, Raleigh! 66-70--136 Tr i70-67--137 ad 3. Daniel Neveu, Pinehurst! 4. Anthony Baker, High Point! 72-67--139 5. Alec Weary, Bluffton, SC! 71-69--140 6. Alex Rubino, Charlotte! 73-68--141 6. Adam Hooker, Lebanon,Va.!70-71--141 6. Attie Giles, Pinehurst! 70-71--141 9. Curtis Brotherton, HiPoint! 74-68--142 9. Grant Powell, Colfax! 74-68--142 11. Dustin Moore, Burlington! 74-69--143 Selected others from field of 54 14. Scott Campbell, Gboro! 72-73--145 14. Jeremy Ray, Pfafftown! 71-74--145 16. Grady Newton, W-S! 80-66--146 16. Matthew Younts, Gboro! 74-72--146 19. Joseph Cansler, Clemns! 74-73--147 25. Zack Swink, Mebane! 76-74--150 25. Harrison Frye, High Point! 75-75--150 28. Ryan Wilson, Gboro! 79-72--151 Senior Division (16 entries) 1. Mike Roshelli, Graham! 73-73--146 2. Steve Sharpe, Greensboro!74-73--147 2. Ernie Newton, W-S! 74-73--147 4. Barry Sikes, Wallburg! 74-74--148 5. James Grainger, Charlotte! 75-76--151 6. Kyle Klawetter, High Point! 79-74--153 7. Moore Councill, HighPoint! 83-72--155 7. Andy Bower, Greensboro! 79-76--155 9. Richard Krapfel, W-S! 83-75--158 Notes: Conor Sock set the tournament record with a 14-under par 130 ... Senior champ Mike Roshelli rolled in a 12-foot par putt on the final hole to clinch the one-shot win. Brookwood Amateur Brookwood GC, Whitsett (par 72) Aug. 3-4 Championship Flight Jason Garrett""" """ ! 65-60--125 Tony Byerly""" """ ! 65-65--130 Mike Roshelli""" """ ! 69-69--138 Perry Lowe""" """ ! 67-72--139 Willie Noah""" """ ! 67-73--140 First Flight Barron Walker""" """ ! 72-65--137 Steve Bigham""" """ ! 71-67--138 Adam Hamlett""" """ ! 72-68--140 Robert Trent""" """ ! 71-69--140 Kevin Burns""" """ ! 72-70--142 Second Flight Nate Sigmon""" """ ! 76-70--146 Jason Hinshaw""" ! 77-71--148 Art Benton""" """ ! 77-72--149 Stephen Barnes""" ! 76-74--150 Butch Gates""" """ ! 76-76--152 Third Flight Bob Fox""" """ ! 79-79--158 Craig Abendschein""" ! 81-77--158 Jimmy Foster""" """ ! 81-78--159 Walt Byerly""" """ ! 81-79--160 Senior Flight (50+) Steve Bigham""" """ ! 71-67--138 Perry Lowe""" """ ! 67-72--139 Chad Marshall""" """ ! 70-74--144 Bruce Newsome""" ! 71-74--145 Randy Clayton""" ! 71-75--146 North Carolina Players Championship Tanglewood (Championship) (par 72) July 20-21 Championship Flight Park Williams! 72-69--141 Mark Nieters! 72-72--144 Brooks Roberts! 74-70--144 Grant Powell! 72-73--145 Josh Neal! 66-80--146 Mike Roshelli! 74-72--146 Harrison Fisher! 74-73--147 Richard Youden! 75-72--147 Brandon Miller! 78-70--148 John Nieters! 72-77--149 Wes Tyner! 78-72--150 Senior Championship Arlis Pike! 71-71--142 Dickie Brewer! 73-72--145 Jim Hunsuck! 71-76--147 Kim Mansfield! 76-72--148 Greg Howard! 79-69--148 Roy Andrews! 74-75--149 David Millis! 77-78--155 Mark Wagner! 78-78--156 Hugh Quinn! 81-76--157 Randy Beeson! 81-79--160 Russ Patterson! 83-78--161

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Dugan Aycock Davidson County Amateur Lexington GC (par 71) July 27-28 Championship Flight (top 10 of 12) Andrew Morgan! 68-71--139 Michael Swaringen! 68-71--139 Chris Williams! 64-76--140 Brian Hayes! 74-67--141 Kaleb Staker! 72-72--144 Ty Niday! 73-73--146 Paul Lohr! 73-75--148 Dewayne Blakely! 71-77--148 Nick Gunnell! 69-79--148 Taylor Zimmerman! 73-80--153 Morgan birdied first playoff hole First Flight (top 8 of 21) Kerry Cooke! 74-70--144 Deke Carrick! 74-73--147 Jordan Fritts! 76-72--148 Patrick Gregg! 75-75--150 Chris Ingram! 75-75--150 Justin Lefler! 76-74--150 Jarred Bawrnette! 76-75--151 Brooks Roberts! 76-75--151 Second Flight (top 6 of 16) Michael Holshouser! 82-70--152 Trey Swaringen! 79-76--155 Jon Hill! 78-79--157 Chad Shields! 81-78--159 Jonathan Whitmire! 79-81--160 Seth Waller! 80-80--160 Third Flight (top 6 of 15) Ramie Spainhour! 85-83--168 Ben Spell! 85-84--169 Mason Spainhour! 86-83--169 Flint McDonald! 89-82--171 Jess Carter! 87-85--172 Chad Hedrick! 86-86--172 Senior Championship (top 4 of 7) Richard Giles! 67-67--134 Buck Hall! 68-69--137 Billy Swaringen! 69-72--141 Garland Yates ! 71-76--147 Senior First Flight (top 5 of 12) Jerry Chipman! 78-74--152 Michael Kindley! 77-76--153 Steve King! 78-75--153 Randy Kaiser! 79-74--153 Dan East! 81-79--160 Bulldog Invitational Farmstead GC, Calabash • Aug. 16 Diamondback GC, Loris, SC • Aug. 17 Meadowlands GC, Calabash • Aug. 18 Championship Flight Tony Byerly! 71-72-65--208 Barron Walker! 68-77-73--218 Perry Lowe! 75-74-71--220 Kenny Wilson! 75-74-73--222 Adam Hamlett! 76-76-72--224 First Flight Dale Bryant! 77-77-72--226 Derrick Holbrook! 77-80-77--234 Butch Gates! 78-78-82--238 Gilmer Hinshaw! 78-79-84--241 Second Flight Jimmy Foster! 80-80-81--241 Walt Byerly! 82-84-77--243 Stephen Barnes! 82-87-79--248 Bobby McKinney! 82-87-82--251 58th Chatmoss Invitational Chatmoss CC, Martinsville (par 72) July 27-28 Championship Flight (top 10 of 12) Brandon Grogan! 67-73--140 Wesley Smith! 72-71--143 Buck Brittain! 68-76--144 Adam Houck! 71-73--144 Jerel Whiting! 73-73--146 Blake Carter! 72-74--146 Jon Hurst! 71-75--146 Keith Decker! 73-74--147 Zack Russell! 76-71--147 Jerry Wood! 76-74--150 First Flight (top 6 of 11) Justin Young! 79-67--146 Austin White! 78-75--153 Richard Fishwick! 78-77--155 Jerry Burton! 80-76--156 Woodson Smith! 79-77--156 Basil Boyd! 77-81--158 Second Flight (top 5 of 12) Travis Plaster! 84-75--159 Craig Groenendaal! 85-77--162 Ezra Park! 84-79--163 Donnie Pritt! 87-78--165 Chuck Jenkins! 88-78--166

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Senior Championship (top 6 of 12) Frank Leyes! 70-77--147 Gus Barber! 72-77--149 David Swisher! 78-73--151 Philip Mahone! 76-76--152 Donnie Hankins! 78-74--152 Daniel Yates! 74-78--152 Senior First Flight (top 5 of 10) Mike Bayes! 81-71--152 Jon Zampedro! 79-75--154 Layne Mills! 79-77--156 Curtis Niblett! 80-77--157 Gray Tuttle! 79-78--157 Senior Second Flight (top 4 of 11) Bill Sibbick! 85-77--162 Bob Cochran! 82-81--163 Mel Burns! 87-77--164 John Collins! 84-80--164

Laidback Tour

Forest Oaks GC, Greensboro (par 72) Aug. 21 A Flight (6 entries) 1. David Turner, Kernersville! 74 2. Steve Money, Reidsville! 74 3. Rick Walker, Reidsville! 77 Turner birdied second playoff hole B Flight (6 entries) 1. Steve Manley, Reidsville! 77 2. Michael Reynolds, Blairs, Va.! 80 C Flight (6 entries) 1. Bob Foyle, Yanceyville! 83 2. Steve Abbott, Forest, Va.! 83 3. Larry Barefoot, Reidsville! 85 Foyle won on second playoff hole D Flight (8 entries) 1. Eric Minter, Ruffin! 84 2. Glenn Hudson, Danville, Va.! 85 Kinderton CC, Clarksville, Va. (par 72) Aug. 6 A Flight (3 entries) 1. Fran Hensley, Ridgeway, Va.! 74 B Flight (4 entries) 1. Robbie Revis, Danville, Va.! 78 2. Danny Daniel, Dry Fork, Va.! 79 C Flight (5 entries) 1. Bob Foyle, Yanceyville! 77 2. Jody Myers, Danville, Va.! 85 D Flight (5 entries) 1. Willard Vicks, Danville, Va.! 87 Country Hills, Gibsonville (par 72) July 24 A Flight (3 entries) 1. Steve Williams, Reidsville! 76 2. Steve Cummings, Wentworth! 78 B Flight (4 entries) 1. Jeff Stone, Reidsville! 79 2. Danny Daniel, Dry Fork, Va.! 83 C Flight (4 entries) 1. Dave Voss, Greensboro! 81 2. Randy Kenyon, Hlllsborough! 85 D Flight (3 entries) 1. Glenn Hudson, Danville, Va.! 85 2. Kenny Powell, Danville, Va.! 88

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Keith Hills GC, Buies Creek • Aug. 22 Championship Flight (3 entries) 1. Craig Sturdivant, Sanford! 73 2. Dan Anthony, Thomasville! 80 A Flight (14 entries) 1. Gerald Lewis, Greensboro! 79 7. Howard Nemenz, Winston-Salem! 81 7. Paul Nance, Graham! 81 7. Wilson Shelton, Madison! 81 B Flight (13 entries) 3. Ron Tapscott, Walkertown! 82 C Flight (13 entries) 1. Kelly Brown, Kernersville! 83 Holly Ridge GL, Archdale • Aug. 15 Championship Flight (4 entries) 1. Craig Sturdivant, Sanford! 70 2. Dan Anthony, Thomasville! 74 A Flight (14 entries) 1. Gerald Lewis, Greensboro! 76 2. Jack Stanley, Summerfield! 79 2. Michael Kindley, Winston-Salem! 79 2. Dave LeVeque, Greensboro! 79 2. Howard Nemenz, Winston-Salem! 79 B Flight (20 entries) 2. Huston Shaw, Winston-Salem! 78 3. Mark Harper, Winston-Salem! 79 3. Jerry Thorne, Greensboro! 79 5. Lee Noble, Walkertown! 81 7. Parker Whitt, Winston-Salem! 83

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River Ridge, Raleigh • July 25 Championship Flight (7 entries) 1. Craig Sturdivant, Sanford! 66 2. Eric Ardery, Chapel Hill! 73 3. Dan Anthony, Thomasville! 76 4. Howard Nemenz, Winston-Salem! 78 A Flight (16 entries) 4. Dave LeVeque, Greensboro! 80 6. Phil Hunt, Sophia! 81 B Flight (13 entries) 2. Rob Geilhausen, Linwood ! 81 C Flight (14 entries) 2. Kelly Brown, Kernersville! 85

Club Championships

MEN Greensboro National GC • Aug. 17-18 Bret Kinney! 72-70--142 Matt Gdovin! 75-79--154 Brandon Simmons! 78-77--155 Ryan Cunningham! 76-84--160 Pennrose Park CC • Aug. 17-18 Alex Hooper! 73-69–142 Tony Nichols! 73-70–143 Patrick Brady! 75-69–144 Wayne Hamilton! 78-73–151 Lexington GC • Aug. 10-11 Mike Helms! 74-73--147 Bennie Ward! 75-73--148 Brookwood GC • Aug. 3-4 Tony Byerly""" """ ! 65-65--130 Willie Noah""" """ ! 67-73--140 Robert Trent""" """ ! 71-69--140 Adam Hamlett""" """ ! 72-68--140 SENIORS Greensboro National GC • Aug. 17-18 Bill Paschall! 74-75--149 Calvin Biddix! 79-77--156 Phil Huffman! 78-80--158 Terry McElfresh! 80-79--159 Pennrose Park CC • Aug. 17-18 Todd Madren! 84-83–167 Super Seniors (65+) Bob Gentry! 82-72–154 Steve Manley! 78-80–158 Steve Williams! 79-80–159 Lexington GC • Aug. 10-11 Mark Hedrick! 67-64--131 Buck Hall! 71-64--135 Mike Davis! 67-72--139 Super Seniors (75+) Richard Cross! 79-84--163 Brookwood GC • Aug. 3-4 Perry Lowe""" """ ! 67-72--139 Chad Marshall""" """ ! 70-74--144 Bruce Newsome""" ! 71-74--145 Super Seniors (65+) Barron Walker""" """ ! 72-65--137 Art Benton""" """ ! 77-72--149 Butch Gates""" """ ! 76-76--152 Please report club championship results to triadgolf@mac.com or 336-280-3722

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