Carolinas
Ascendant Amateurs
A team of North Carolina amateurs defeated their professional counterparts on April 3 in the 24th renewal of the Tar Heel Cup matches, held in 2018 at River Landing in Wallace, N.C. The ams have won six of the last seven meetings.
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Deft Defenders
Russ Perry and Mark Stephens shot 61 in the final round of the North Carolina Super Senior Four-Ball Championship to run away with their second straight title in the event. The duo posted a 5-shot victory on March 28 at Maple Chase Golf & Country Club.
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Master Scholar
Former trick-shot artist Wesley Bryan took five weeks off to study the intricacies of Augusta National Golf Club in preparation for his first appearance in the Masters. Bryan earned a spot in the field with last year's victory in the RBC Heritage.
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No Accident
After a fall on the eve of last year's Masters sidelined him for the tournament, South Carolina native Dustin Johnson simply wants to make it to the first tee without incident this year. He rates his confidence level entering the season's first major at 9.5 out of 10.
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Major Champs
A strong field gets stronger. Three former major winners--Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel and Martin Kaymer--are the latest stars to commit to the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship, the tournament announced on April 3.
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Playoff Winners
Mike Gravley (left) birdied the third extra hole at Seabrook Island Club's Crooked Oaks Course on March 21, 2018, as he and partner Todd Webber won the 25th SCGA Senior Four-Ball Championship. It was Gravley's second title in the event.
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Cary's Kevin O'Connell wins U.S. Mid-Amateur at Charlotte CC
U.S. MID-AMATEUR/BREAKING NEWS

Cary's Kevin O'Connell wins U.S. Mid-Amateur at Charlotte CC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kevin O’Connell called his victory this past June at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y., area the biggest triumph of his amateur career. That was until Thursday’s 4-and-3 triumph at Charlotte Country Club over homet...  »

Charlotte's Brett Boner advances to U.S. Mid-Amateur finals
U.S. MID-AMATEUR/BREAKING NEWS

Charlotte's Brett Boner advances to U.S. Mid-Amateur finals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brett Boner had played Charlotte Country Club on many occasions before this week’s U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship—but never under the pressure he faced late Wednesday afternoon against 2016 champion Stewart Hagestad. Holding...  »

Raleigh's Caroline Ellington tops U.S. Women's Mid-Am qualifier
U.S. WOMEN'S MID-AMATEUR/SECTIONAL QUALIFYING

Raleigh's Caroline Ellington tops U.S. Women's Mid-Am qualifier

ASHEBORO, N.C. (August 25, 2018) -- Final results from Saturday’s U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur sectional qualifying at Pinewood Country Club (6038 yards, par 36-36--72, Course/Slope rating: 76.0/138). Caroline Ellington  of Raleigh carded a two-...  »

Huntersville's Samuel Echikson tops U.S. Mid-Am qualifier
U.S. MID-AMATEUR/SECTIONAL QUALIFYING

Huntersville's Samuel Echikson tops U.S. Mid-Am qualifier

MONROE, N.C. (August 24, 2018) – Final results from Friday’s U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Monroe Country Club (6,800 yards, par 36-36—72). Four qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at thi...  »

Wire-to-wire: After opening 59, Brandt Snedeker closes deal
WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Wire-to-wire: After opening 59, Brandt Snedeker closes deal

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker began the Wyndham Championship with history — and ended it with a victory. Snedeker earned his ninth PGA Tour title Sunday, three days after opening with an 11-under 59.  »

Brandt Snedeker follows 59 with hard-fought 67 to retain lead
WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Brandt Snedeker follows 59 with hard-fought 67 to retain lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker couldn't block out the buzz that surrounded his first-round 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship. He refocused just in time to reclaim the lead. Snedeker followed his historic opening score with a 67...  »

Davidson's Will Gordon reaches quarterfinals of U.S. Amateur
U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Davidson's Will Gordon reaches quarterfinals of U.S. Amateur

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.  — Will Gordon of Davidson, N.C., who played golf with Stephen Curry until Curry finally beat him, advanced to the Friday’s quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links with two victories on Thursd...  »

Kenan Poole finishes off dominating win in Dogwood State Boys'
DOGWOOD STATE BOYS'/BREAKING NEWS

Kenan Poole finishes off dominating win in Dogwood State Boys'

DURHAM, N.C. (August 9, 2018) -- Kenan Poole of Raleigh finished with two rounds in the 60s to claim an impressive six-stroke victory in 14th Dogwood State Junior Boys' Championship at Duke University Golf Club. With a 69 in Thursday’s fina...  »

Nicole Adam is wire-to-wire winner in Dogwood State Girls'
DOGWOOD STATE GIRLS'/BREAKING NEWS

Nicole Adam is wire-to-wire winner in Dogwood State Girls'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (August 9, 2018) -- Nicole Adam  of Pinehurst went wire-to-wire to claim her first Carolinas Golf Association title in the 14 th Dogwood State Girls’ Championship at Chapel Hill Country Club. Adam put the finishing touches...  »

Nicole Adam maintains 3-shot lead in Dogwood State Girls'
DOGWOOD STATE GIRLS'/BREAKING NEWS

Nicole Adam maintains 3-shot lead in Dogwood State Girls'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ( August 8, 2018) -- Nicole Adam  of Pinehurst maintained her lead in the second round of the 14th Dogwood State Girls' Championship at Chapel Hill Country Club, firing a 1-over-par 73 for a 145 total and a three-shot advantage. ...  »

Peter Fountain, Attie Giles share lead in Dogwood State Boys'
DOGWOOD STATE BOYS'/BREAKING NEWS

Peter Fountain, Attie Giles share lead in Dogwood State Boys'

DURHAM, N.C. (August 7, 2018) -- Peter Fountain  of Raleigh and  Attie Giles  of Pinehurst shot 2-under-par 70 on Tuesday to tie for the lead after the first round of the 14th Dogwood State Boys' Championship at Duke University Golf Club. Fo...  »

Brandon Einstein wins North Carolina Match Play title
N.C. MATCH PLAY/BREAKING NEWS

Brandon Einstein wins North Carolina Match Play title

GASTONIA, N.C. (August 5, 2018) -- No. 10 seed  Brandon Einstein  of Clemmons is the 9th North Carolina Match Play champion. Einstein defeated No. 1 seed  Carson Ownbey  of Candler 2 and 1 in Saturday’s final match at Gaston Country Club. Ein...  »

Carson Ownbey cruises into quarterfinals of N.C. Match Play
N.C. MATCH PLAY/BREAKING NEWS

Carson Ownbey cruises into quarterfinals of N.C. Match Play

GASTONIA, N.C. (August 3, 2018) -- No. 1 seed  Carson Ownbey  of Candler ended both of his matches early on Friday, winning 2-and-1 Over Davis Richards of China Grove in the first round and 4-and-3 over Parker Chavis of China Grove in the seco...  »

Concord's Sam Wimbrow paces qualifying in N.C. Match Play
N.C. AMATEUR MATCH PLAY/QUALIFYING

Concord's Sam Wimbrow paces qualifying in N.C. Match Play

GASTONIA, N.C. (August 1, 2018) -- Sam Wimbrow  of Concord fired a 5-under-par 65 at Gaston Country Club on Wednesday to take the first-round lead in stroke-play qualifying for the  9 th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship. Wimbr...  »

Charlotte's Chris Dayton wins one-day tourney at Legacy GL
CGA 1-DAY TOURNAMENT/LEGACY GOLF LINKS

Charlotte's Chris Dayton wins one-day tourney at Legacy GL

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (July 22,2018) -- Final results from Sunday’s Carolinas Golf Association One-Day Tournament at Legacy Golf Links in Aberdeen, N.C. Gross and net scores are listed. Players are ranked by gross scores. The tournament format...  »


 
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