Inaugural PGA REACH Carolinas HOPE Cup

On this observed Veterans Day holiday (Monday, November 12, 2018), we are proud to host our inaugural PGA REACH - Carolinas HOPE Cup at the Pinehurst Resort. This will be an annual season ending event to showcase the life changing HOPE program for our veterans. We are excited to invite
your chapter to join us. We have eleven (11) PGA HOPE programs that will be given the opportunity to compete: Each participating team will be composed of one (1) PGA HOPE Lead PGA Professional and four (4) PGA HOPE Veterans that have graduated through your HOPE program.

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Mitchum Victorious atĀ OMEGA Carolinas PGA Match Play Championship

October 16, 2018

Bluffton, SC - October 16, 2018 - Kelly Mitchum, PGA has captured the 2018 OMEGA Carolinas PGA Match Play Championship held this week at the beautiful Berkeley Hall Club in Bluffton, South Carolina. Tuesday featured the semi-final matches early in the morning followed by the final championship match in the afternoon.

The semi-final matches consisted of PGA Professional Matt Vick of Pinehurst Resort (#1 seed) vs. PGA Professional Aaron Black of Springfield Golf & Country Club (#5 seed) and PGA Professional Kelly Mitchum of Pinehurst Resort (#6 seed) vs. PGA Professional Cory Schneider of The Pointe Golf Club (#2 seed). Both matches were very close and came down to the 17th hole as Vick and Mitchum closed out their matches on the South Course to make it to the finals.

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Welcome to our new Tournament Coordinator, Ben Weeks

October 8, 2018

The Carolinas PGA is excited to welcome to the team, our new Tournament Coordinator, Ben Weeks! Ben served as an Operations Assistant over the summer months in 2018 and we are excited to bring him on board full-time.

Weeks is a Greensboro native who completed his undergraduate degree as a double major in Economics and Exercise & Sports Science from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. He also recently completed his graduate degree at the University of Georgia in Kinesiology.

As Ben transitions into this Tournament Coordinator position, he will take on more traveling responsibilities, supporting the Tournament team on-site with an array of events and other initiatives. Please join us in congratulating Ben for his new position!

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Schmid, Sedgefield CC, Bald Head Island Club Honored

October 3, 2018

Schmid, Sedgefield CC, Bald Head Island Club Honored

2018 North Carolina Golf Course Owners Assn Awards 

Southern Pines, NC - The 1st Annual North Carolina GCOA Awards were presented at the Association's annual meeting at Pine Needles Lodge on Wednesday, October 3rd. Former Carolinas PGA Executive Director Ron Schmid was honored with the North Carolina Golf Leader Award "in recognition of a leadership in the golf industry in North Carolina as evidenced by long-term service to the industry." Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro received the Course of the Year Award, in recognition of "outstanding business success over the past year." Bald Head Island Club received the Sustainability Award in recognition of "the ability to incorporate sustainability and environmental stewardship into operating practices."

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Harvick4Heroes PGA REACH Charity Pro-Am

October 1, 2018

(Charlotte, NC) October 1, 2018 – It was a beautiful day at Charlotte Country Club for the Inaugural Harvick4Heroes PGA REACH Charity Pro-Am! The venue was perfect for the 18 teams and there was nothing but smiles and fun had by all. The Kevin Harvick Foundation and PGA REACH Carolinas have partnered for this inaugural event and are excited to establish this long standing relationship for years to come for this great cause. All proceeds benefitted the Kevin Harvick Foundation and the PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation.

Congratulations to our winning team with PGA Professional, Josh Wagaman and Ralph Borrello, Brent Martin, Jason Howard & Len Lopez who had a team score of 120 in this Shamble format.

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2019 Major Schedule

Items in bold font are confirmed. Other items are subject to change. Section staff is hard at work solidifying this schedule.

Date Event Location
March TBD Players Championship / RBC Heritage Member Qualifying TBD
April 1-2 Tar Heel Cup Matches River Landing CC
May TBD Harrah's Cherokee Pro-Am Sequoyah National
June 4-6 NC Open TBD
June 24-25 Pro-Assistant River Landing CC
July 9-11 SC Open Grande Dunes Resort Club
July 22-23 CPGA Senior Professional Championship Camden CC
August 6-8 Carolinas Open Greensboro CC - Farm Course
August 26-27 CPGA Assistant Professional Championship Surf Golf & Beach Club
Sept/Oct Carolinas PGA Professional Championship Treyburn CC
TBD PGA REACH Carolinas Pro-Am TBD
December 3-5 Pro-Pro Championship TBD
TBD Pro-Official Championship TBD

 

 
 
 
  
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