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Knaffle & Gordon Win CPGA Junior Championship


Smith Knaffle of Murrels Inlet, SC and Zack Gordon of Gaffney, SC won Overall Girls and Boys divisions respectively at the 2016 Carolinas Junior PGA Championship Presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks at The Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC.


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Carolinas Section Members to Compete Nationally



The 49th PGA Professional Championship will begin on Sunday, June 26.  Eleven of our Members will represent the Carolinas in a field of 312 of the top playing PGA Professionals from across the country.  The top 20 finishers will qualify for the 2016 PGA Championship to be held at Baltusrol GC in Springfield, NJ on July 28-31.  We wish the following individuals the best of luck in New York.  Have fun, boys!
 

Julian Bland

The Cliffs at Keowee Falls

 

Kelly Mitchum

Pinehurst Resort & CC

Greg Boyette

Bulls Bay GC

 

John Thompson

Carolina Lakes GC

Todd Camplin

Beacon Ridge G&CC

 

Mark Tomedolskey

Cherokee Plantation

Zac Collins

North Ridge CC

 

Ryan Tyndall

The Reserve GC

Charles Frost

Old Town Club

 

Gus Ulrich

Pinewild CC of Pinehurst

Luke Lovell

The Carolina CC

     


Visit www.pga.com/professionalchampionship for coverage.

 

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Thank You Global Golf Sales!

We want to send a special thank you to Global Golf Sales for their support of our 2016 Area Meetings and Golf Challenges.  
We congratulate all of our Area Challenge champions (below) who will advance with their Area Directors to the Carolinas PGA
Area Challenge Championship on Monday, October 10 at the Greensboro CC – Carlson Farm Course. 


Area Challenge Champions

Area I:  Chris Sitko & Parker Reeves

Area II:  Lee Duncan & Rohan Allwood

Area III:  Chase Goodwin & Joe Wohlscheid

Area IV:  Sean Branagan & Brad Luebchow

Area V:  Jeff Cowell & Rodney Russell

Area VI:  Tim Straub & Blair Smith

Area VII:  Derek Watson & Stuart Clark

Area VIII:  Briana Sweeny & Jeff Hale

Area IX:  Kevin Nagy & Derek Andersen

Area X:  Mike Cato & John Trujillo

 

Each winning teammate earns a spot in the new and improved Global Golf Sales Par-3 Challenge – a $10,000 skins
game on Monday, Nov. 28 before the CPGA Pro-Pro Championship on
Pinewild Country Club of Pinehurst’s par-3 Azalea Course
72 Section Professionals will earn spots via the following points opportunities.  We encourage you to earn as many points as you can. 
The Global Golf Sales Par-3 Cup should be a fun new event!


Qualifying Points:

100 - Primary contact for one PGA Junior League Golf team
150 - Primary contact for 3 or more PGA Junior League Golf teams
100 - Attend Section Annual Meeting
75 - Attend Section Merchandise Show
75 - Attend Area Meeting (can be up to 10)
75 - Volunteer for Section at Drive Chip & Putt, as a rules official, at Wyndham Championship Pro-Ams, etc.
50 - Tournament Participation (1 max) - Section Professional Championship, Senior Prof. Champ., Assistant Prof. Champ.,
NC Open, SC Open, Carolinas Open, Pro-Assistant, & Pro-Official

100 - Serving on a Section Committee
150 - Serving on the Section Board of Directors


Global Golf Sales Par-3 Challenge Info & Points Standings

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Kocher Claims 52nd SignArt North Carolina Open

David Kocher (a) claims the crystal and the championship title at the 52nd SignArt North Carolina Open!  See the recap & results here.

 

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Kocher Takes Commanding Lead at 52nd North Carolina Open

David Kocher, an amateur from Charlotte, has a five stroke lead after the second round of the 52nd SignArt North Carolina Open held at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, NC.  Kocher entered the day one shot behind first round leader Kelly Mitchum.  Kocher, who recently finished his sophomore season on the University of Maryland Golf Team after a stellar high school career at Charlotte Christian School, began his round with a bang, with birdies on five of his first six holes.  
 

Check out this on-site interview with Executive Director, Jeff Abbot. 

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Global Golf Sales Area III Challenge Champions


 

It was a beautiful day at Osprey Point on Kiawah Island for the 2016 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area III Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove & the PGA Tour.  Area members gathered for education, fellowship and golf.  Chase Goodwin and Joe Wohlscheid captured the Area Challenge Title. They will advance with their Area Director (Josh Wagaman) to the Carolinas PGA Area Challenge Section Championship on Monday, October 10th, at the Greensboro CC – Farm Course.  Goodwin and Wohlscheid also each earn a spot in the new Global Golf Sales Par -3 Cup, a $1,000 per hole skins game on Monday, Nov 28 before the CPGA Pro-Pro Championship at Pinewild Country Club’s par-3 “Azalea” Course featuring 72 PGA Professionals. A special thank you to Area III Director Josh Wagaman and Head PGA Professional at Osprey Point Ric Ferguson for hosting the event.

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Global Golf Sales Area VII Challenge Champions


It was a beautiful day at the Reserve Golf Club of Pawleys Island for the 2016 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area VII Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove & the PGA Tour. Area members gathered for education, fellowship and golf.  Derek Watson and Stuart Clark captured the Area Challenge Title after a three team playoff with Will Akers & Joe Mileur and Jonathan Brock & Matt Daly. They will advance with their Area Director (Donald Clement) to the Carolinas PGA Area Challenge Section Championship on Monday, October 10th, at the Greensboro CC – Farm Course.  Watson and Clark also each earn a spot in the new Global Golf Sales Par -3 Cup, a $1,000 per hole skins game on Monday, Nov 28 before the CPGA Pro-Pro Championship at Pinewild Country Club’s par-3 “Azalea” Course featuring 72 PGA Professionals. A special thank you to Area VII Director Donald Clement, PGA and Head PGA Professional Ryan Tyndall for hosting the event.

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Global Golf Sales Area VIII Challenge Champions


The rain held off at Porters Neck Country Club for the 2016 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area VIII Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove & the PGA Tour.  Area members gathered for education, fellowship and golf.  Briana Sweeny and Jeff Hale captured the Area Challenge Title after a playoff with Jeff Phieffer and Daniel Fountain. They will advance with their Area Director (Chris Byrd) to the Carolinas PGA Area Challenge Section Championship on Monday, October 10th, at the Greensboro CC – Farm Course.  Sweeny and Hale also each earn a spot in the new Global Golf Sales Par -3 Cup, a $1,000 per hole skins game on Monday, Nov 28 before the CPGA Pro-Pro Championship at Pinewild Country Club’s par-3 “Azalea” Course featuring 72 PGA Professionals. A special thank you to Area VIII Director Chris Byrd, PGA for administering the meeting and to Robert Loper and his staff at Porters Neck for hosting the event. Byrd was also re-elected to serve an additional two year term as Area VIII Director.  

 

 

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PGA National News

Final-Hole Birdie Lifts Rich Berberian Jr. to 49th PGA Professional Championship

Rich Berberian Jr., the PGA Assistant Professional at Windham Country Club, rolled home a 33-foot uphill birdie putt on the 18th green to capture an improbable victory in the Championship. View More

Karen Paolozzi Ineligible for PGA Bid

Two Women PGA Professionals were among the 312-player field playing in the 49th PGA Professional Championship this week at Turning Stone Resort Casino: Karen Paolozzi, the PGA Assistant Professional at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia and Ashley Grier, the PGA Assistant Professional at Overbrook Country Club in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. View More

Professionals Headed to Baltusrol

A group of 20 PGA Professionals qualified to compete in the 98th PGA Championship, July 28-31, at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. View More
 

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