George Wins Head Professional Championship
Blackburn Qualifies for RBC Heritage
Larry George, the PGA Head Professional at River Landing CC in Wallace, NC, earned an overtime victory at the Carolinas PGA Head Professional Championship held at Wexford Golf Club. He finished tied with Brooks Blackburn, the PGA Head Professional at Palmetto GC in Aiken, SC, at 145 (+6) on the difficult layout.
State Open Registration Now Available!
66th South Carolina Open Presented by Yamaha Golf Cars
Dataw Island Club’s Cotton Dike Course – Beaufort, SC - www.Dataw.org
Monday – Wednesday, May 22-24
Deadline: May 11 at 5:00 PM
53rd SignArt North Carolina Open Presented by Mobipaid
The Club at Irish Creek – Kannapolis, NC – www.LiveAtIrishCreek.com
Tuesday – Thursday, June 6-9
Deadline: May 25 at 5:00 PM
93rd Carolinas Open Presented by BB&T
Bryan Park Golf & Conference Center’s Champions Course – Greensboro, NC – www.BryanPark.com
Tuesday – Thursday, August 1-3
Deadline: July 20 at 5:00 PM
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5 CPGA Pros Make Golf Magazine's List of Top 100 Teachers in America
We're thrilled to share that five Carolinas PGA Professionals made the list of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America, one of the most coveted titles in instruction. Join us in congratulating these pros on their much-deserved honors!
#BigWeek17 Photos and Videos Now Available!
Big Week 2017 photos and other media materials are now available for viewing at www.carolinas.pga.com/merchandiseshow. Photo albums may also be found on our Facebook page and various videos can be viewed on the Carolinas PGA Section YouTube channel. Feel free to tag yourselves! Please note: The Lou Holtz video will not be posted in its entirety due to copyrights. The website will continue to be updated this week and next as the team continues to catch up from Big Week. Keep a close eye on your email for additional updates from Section Staff. Thank you all again for making #BigWeek17 our best show yet! Please contact Liz (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any media-related questions.
CPGA Jackpot Winner, David Von Canon, Takes Home $5K!
In case you missed it, David Von Canon, PGA, Head Professional at Sanford Golf Club, was the winner of the $5,000 jackpot prize at our 24th Annual Merchandise Show this year! This was the first year the Section hosted a jackpot drawing of this caliber at the annual event. In addition to this grand prize, Carolinas PGA Professionals had a chance to win several other smaller door prizes throughout the week. It’s safe to say, a lot of lucky members went home with fresh swag and smiles on their faces. A special thank you to all participants and our presenting partners Source 4, Page & Tuttle, Carolinas Golf Salesman Association, and the Greensboro Visitors Bureau, as well as all other partners who donated products to make this exciting opportunity possible.
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Check Out This Junior League Golfer!
This little guy is Brady Barr and he is on the PGA Junior League Golf team! He's having some fun down at Dunes Golf & Beach Club. Thanks to PGA Member, Ryan Wolf, for sharing! Learn more about #PGAJLG and how you can help make an impact on the lives of young golfers like Brady!