Butler & Cromer Capture Area II Challenge Title

Lapointe Leads Dynamic Discussion on Player Development


On Wednesday, May 31 at Columbia CC the 2017 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area II Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove, PGA Tour & Source4 took place.  The team of Burke Cromer (Northwoods Golf Club) and Chase Butler (George Bryan Golf Academy) posted an impressive score of 23 points in the modified stableford scoring event to capture the title.


Area II Professionals gathered for fellowship and education, highlighted by an engaging player development presentation by CPGA Teaching & Coaching Committee Member & 2015 CPGA Teacher of the Year Marc Lapointe from the Marc Lapointe Golf Academy (http://www.marclapointegolf.com - marc@marclapointegolf.com - 704-906-4742). 


A special thank you to Area II Director Tom Mason for administering the meeting and Columbia CC Head Professional Chris Sparrow and his staff for hosting the event.


We could not conduct our area meetings without the support of our partners.  Please give them the opportunity to earn your business:


Global Golf Sales: Jim Hollis (hollisj@msn.com ~ 803.608.8457)

Bionic Glove:  John Ballback and Bill Shake (bill.shake@nc.rr.com ~ 803.760.3009)

Source4: Mike Bosche (Mike.Bosche@Source4.com  ~ 314.575.9492) 


Global Golf Sales Area Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic, Source4 & PGA Tour - Final Results

Butler/Cromer                  23 pts**

Blackburn/Seawell         22 pts

Lim/Tabor                           21 pts

Mack/Winterhalter         20 pts

Hartwig/Cullie                  16 pts

Gregory/Cathey                               15 pts

All/Williams                      15 pts


** Burke Cromer and Chase Butler will advance with their Area Director (Tom Mason) to the Carolinas PGA Area Challenge Section Championship on Monday, October 9th, at the Greensboro CC – Farm Course.  Cromer and Butler also each earn a spot in the Global Golf Sales Par 3 Challenge, a $1,000 per hole skins game on Monday, Nov 27th before the CPGA Pro-Pro Championship at Pinewild Country Club’s par-3 “Azalea” Course featuring 72 PGA Professionals.


Global Golf Sales Closest to the Hole #8:

1 –  Brooks Blackburn (4’) - $100*

2 –  Tom Mason (9’1”) - $50*

3 –  Young Lim (15’) - Set of Golf Grips

*Checks will be mailed from Global Golf Sales to the winners


Source4 Closest to the Hole (#5):

Carolinas PGA Dartboard – Chase Butler (7’)