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National Car Rental / Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

(center) Sequoyah National PGA Gen. Mgr. Ryan Ott with
(L-R) Duane Page, PGA, Scott Siewert, Don Stephenson, & Chris Wilmot

The team from Laurel Ridge CC in Waynesville, NC captured the inaugural National Car Rental / Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort  CPGA Pro-Am.

>>> Click here for the recap and final results


CPGA Member Jerry Haas Competes at US Senior Open

Carolinas PGA Member and golf coach at Wake Forest University Jerry Haas, PGA was in the field and made the cut at the 2014 US Senior Open. With rounds of 78-71-74-69 for a total of 292 (+8), Haas finished in a tie for 33rd place. The tournament was held at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Oklahoma. Haas made it through qualifying for the championship at Florence Country Club in Florence, SC with a score of 68. Oak Tree National is a familiar place to Haas, as he made it to the semifinals of the US Amateur there in 1984. For the second time since he turned 50 last September, Jerry competed with his brother Jay Haas, who is second on the Champions Tour money list this year. Unfortunately, Jay Haas had to withdraw during the event because of an injury.

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CPGA Pro-Assistant Championship

The team of Larry George, PGA and Jeff Hale, PGA have captured the 2014 Carolinas PGA Pro-Assistant Championship.Presented by Greg Norman and Dunning Golf. George and Hale, both PGA Professionals at the host club of the tournament, River Landing Country Club in Wallace, NC, successfully defended their title as 2013 CPGA Pro-Assistant Champions.

The format for the tournament consists of two rounds of four-ball stroke play where two competitors play as partners, each playing his/her own ball.  The lower score of the two partners is the score for the hole. George and Hale put together two rounds filled with birdies for a 17-under par total of 62-67=127 to win the tournament by two strokes. Giving the defending champions a scare after posting their second-round 62 were Mike Cato, PGA (Bradford Creek Golf Club in Greenville, NC) with Rohan Allwood (Woodlands CC in Columbia, SC). Cato and Allwood finished with 67-62=129 for second place. Close behind in third place were Chris Haarlow, PGA (Precision Golf School in Greensboro, NC) with Nathan Stamey (Long Cove Club in Bluffton, SC) with 65-65=130.

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47th PGA Professional National Championship


Dunes Club Tour                 Grande Dunes Tour

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Dunes Club & Grande Dunes Hosting
312 of the Best PGA Professionals in the Country

10 Carolinas PGA Professionals will join their brethren from around the country to vye for the Walter Hagen Cup and 20 coveted spots in the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club.

The Championship make its second-ever visit to South Carolina, June 22-25, and the first to Myrtle Beach  – a golfer’s paradise on the famed "Grand Strand."  Representatives from 45 states, including 15 past Champions, are entered in the $550,000 Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA.


Registration for CPGA Professional Championships



Carolinas PGA Senior Championships & Senior PNC Qualifying

Presented by The Leland TDA & Supported by Mercedes-Benz

Cape Fear National GC - Leland, NC
Monday & Tuesday, July 28-29
Qualifying Information & Registration
Championship Information & Registration
Entry Fees: Qualifying Only - $140.00
                Championship Only - $150.00 (purse eligibility)
Deadlines:  Qualifying - Tuesday, July 15, 5:00PM
                Championship - Tuesday, July 22, 5:00PM

**Tournament Rules & Regulations Eligibility Statement: Note that will state slightly different eligible classifications because it's only referencing the Senior PNC Qualifier.**

**Condition of Competition for Grooves & Punch Marks
Please be aware that for the 2014 CPGA Senior Championships, this condition of competition WILL BE in effect for all professionals competing from the Championship Tees, whether qualifying or not**

National Car Rental CPGA Assistant Professional Championship

Resort Club at Grande Dunes - Myrtle Beach, SC
Monday & Tuesday, August 4-5
Information & Registration
Entry Fee: $180.00
Deadline: Tuesday, July 22, 5:00PM

**Championship open to A-8 Members and all Apprentices.

**Condition of Competition for Grooves & Punch Marks
Please be aware that for the 2014 CPGA Assistant Professional Championship, this condition of competition WILL BE in effect. All competitors must have equipment that conforms.**


2014 Global Golf Sales Par-3 Challenge

The scores from the 50th North Carolina Open have been posted. 
Check out the standings.


Stamey Wins the 50th Toshiba / SignArt North Carolina Open

Runner-up Jake McGlone (R)
congratulates Champion Nathan Stamey (L)
after the winning putt.

Nathan Stamey won the 50th Toshiba / SignArt North Carolina Open held at The Club at Irish Creek.  Stamey defeated amateur Jake McGlone of Charlotte, NC in a one-hole playoff to claim the championship.

Stamey, a PGA Apprentice Assistant Professional from Long Cove Club in Hilton Head Island, SC, came into the final round with a two-stroke lead. He played a solid round of 70 (-1) today to bring his tournament winning total to 67-66-70=203 (-10).

The Carolinas PGA Section would like to thank PGA Director of Golf, Jeff Austin, his staff, and the members at the Club at Irish Creek for their continued support of this event.  We would also like to thank our title sponsors, Toshiba and SignArt, for their contributions to the Carolinas PGA, our professional members, and the 50h Toshiba / SignArt North Carolina Open.

>>> Click here for the recap & results


PGA National News

PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Highlight Show

We encourage all of you to watch the 2014 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Highlight Show, which debuts tonight (Wednesday, July 9) at 11 p.m. ET (8 p.m. PT) on Golf Channel. If you aren't able to watch the original airing of the one-hour Show, you can watch replays on Golf Channel on Tuesday, July 22, from 2-3 p.m.; and Monday, Aug. 11, from 2-3 p.m. (All times Eastern). View More

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Upcoming Tournaments

63rd South Carolina Open
Florence CC
July 22-24

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Assistants' Association

Trump National of Charlotte
July 28

Deadline: July 26

CPGA Senior Championships
& Senior PNC Qualifying
Presented by Leland TDA
& Supported by Mercedes-Benz

Cape Fear National
July 28-29

National Car Rental
CPGA Assistant Professional Championship
Supported by Kirk & Matz
Resort Club at Grande Dunes
Aug. 4-5

Deadline: July 22



Bermuda Run CC

Thursday, Aug. 7
Deadline:  Aug. 1

Event Qualifying
Monday, Aug. 11
Deadline:  Aug. 8

Senior Program

CPGA Newsletter

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