Belfair Golf Club kicks off the 2019 PGA PNC
Bluffton, SC - It was a great day at Belfair Golf Club where PGA of America Vice President, Suzy Whaley, PGA, and our CPGA Section President, Paige Cribb, PGA, helped kick off the year countdown until the 2019 PGA Professional National Championship. Many volunteers for the Championship gathered for a clinic hosted by Whaley. The goal of the event was to spread the word about the tournament which is host to the nation's best PGA Professionals competing for a chance to play in the PGA Championship.
CPGA Monthly Top 3 Highlight
The first CPGA Top 3 Highlight will be included in the newsletter on Tuesday, May 1. The deadline to enter is Friday, April 27 by 5pm. All nominations are to include the nominee's name, facility, Member classification, and a description of the best practice that has helped bring success to the facility. Please include a headshot and 1-2 photos that may showcase the best practice.
24th Tar Heel Cup Matches Complete
24th Tar Heel Club Matches
WALLCE, NC (April 3, 2018) – Final Results of the 24th Tar Heel Cup Matches hosted by River Landing in Wallace, NC on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
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.
Area Meeting and Golf Challenge Registration Open
Register today for your respective Area's Meeting and Golf Challenge!
This year's meetings and golf are powered by Golf Genius, so it is all conveniently run in one place. CLICK HERE to register!
With any questions, please contact: Sally Morgan, PGA - CPGA Director of Marketing (336) 398-2675
Area IX - Wednesday, March 21 - Prestonwood CC / Cary, NC (CLOSED)
Area X - Thursday, March 22 - Wilson CC / Wilson, NC (CLOSED)
Area IV - Tuesday, March 27 - Starmount Forest CC / Greensboro, NC (CLOSED)
Area V - Wednesday, March 28 - Pinehurst Resort - The Cradle / Pinehurst, NC (CLOSED)
Area III - Tuesday, April 10 - Kiawah Island Club (meeting River / golf Cassique) / Kiawah Isl., SC
Area VII - Wednesday, April 11 - Grand Dunes MC / Myrtle Beach, SC
Area VIII - Thursday, April 12 - CC of Landfall / Wilmington, NC
Area I - Monday, April 23 - The Cliffs Valley / Travelers Rest, SC
Area VI - Tuesday, April 24 - Cedarwood CC / Charlotte, NC
Area II - Wednesday, April 25 - Columbia CC/Columbia, SC
PGA HOPE Training Session - Broadmoor Golf Links
Asheville, NC - Even snow couldn't stop our Carolinas PGA Professionals from learning about PGA HOPE from Judy Alvarez. On March 14, the second training session in the Section of 2018 was held at Broadmoor Golf Links. We are excited to have many PGA Professionals continue to educate themselves while helping our great veterans learn the game of golf! Judy's role is influential in growing our game and making veterans feel welcome to come to the golf course through the PGA HOPE Program. The next session will take place on April 9 at Kiawah Island. This session is full!
PGA HOPE Carolinas
Training Session at Prestonwood Country Club
Cary, NC – Local men and women PGA Professionals met at Prestonwood Country Club to attend a PGA HOPE training session on January 10. PGA Master Professional and National HOPE Instructor Trainer, Judy Alvarez and U.S. Marine, Chris Nowak delivered education to thirty-six Carolinas PGA Professionals that included both indoor and outdoor sessions. The education began with an introduction to the PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) initiative and covered topics such as: Role of the PGA Professional, Defining Disability/Handicaps, Sensitivity Training, Available Adaptive Equipment, Methods of Modified Swings, and concluded with an outdoor hands-on module. “It’s not your side of the ball that matters, it’s theirs,” reminded Alvarez.
For more information about PGA REACH Carolinas or PGA HOPE, please contact the Carolinas Section office at (336) 398-2742 or Carolinas@pgahq.com.