24th Tar Heel Cup Matches Complete
CAROLINAS GOLF ASSOCIATION
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Event: 24th Annual Tar Heel Cup Matches
24th Tar Heel Club Matches
The North Carolina Amateurs defeated the North Carolina Professionals 7 Points to 5 Points to win the 24th Tar Heel Cup Matches. Chris Cassetta from High Point, NC drained a 15-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to secure the Cup and clinching point for the Amateurs. The Amateurs led after Four-Ball Matches 2.5-1.5 and secured 4.5 points in Singles Matches to win.
Two teams of the best playing amateurs and PGA Professionals from the state of North Carolina met for the 24th time in a friendly team match play event called the "Tar Heel Cup." River Landing Country Club located in Wallace, NC is hosting this event for the fourth time on its River Course.
For the fifth time since 2012, the CGA Amateur team won the cup from the Professionals, and have held the cup for six of last seven years.
Monday’s Four-Ball Results
Match 1: (Professionals) Cory Schneider & Larry George def. (Amateurs) Chad Wilfong & Jeremy Ray, 1 up
Tuesday’s Singles Results
Match 1: (Professional) Cory Schneider and (Amateur) David Gies, Halved
The first team with 6½ points wins the Tar Heel Cup. The PGA Professionals now hold an all-time lead of 14-7-3.
Both the Carolinas PGA and the Carolinas Golf Association extend their sincere thanks to the members and staff of River Landing for their incredible hospitality.
About River Landing Country Club
About the Carolinas PGA Section
The CGA annually conducts 48 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 One-Day (net and gross) events as well as qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed nearly $2,000,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.
For more information about the CGA, visit our website.