Ulrich & Perry Capture NC Senior Open Wins

October 27, 2020 (New London, NC) – The 2020 Carolinas PGA North Carolina Senior Open is complete. An extensive fog delay this morning forced Round Two to be limited to a nine-hole round. Once the fog lifted, conditions were nearly perfect at Old North State Club.

The 27-hole championship required one additional hole to crown a champion. Gus Ulrich, PGA got up and down for birdie on the par-5 18th during the first playoff hole. He defeated Dale Fuller (a) who made a par on the final hole. Dale set the pace in round one with a 3-under 69. This included four birdies on the back nine. Gus started the day two shots off the lead after firing a 71 in round 1. In round 2, he birdied 11, 12, and 14 on his way to a 2-under 34.

Gus Ulrich, PGA

Scott Park (a) finished in solo third at -2 for the tournament. Sherill Britt (a) and John O’Brien (a) finished T-4 at -1.

In the Super Senior division, Russ Perry (a) won by four strokes. Russ was 2-under on the day. Steve Forest, PGA, and Sam Adams, PGA finished T-2 at +3 for the tournament.

Russ Perry (a) 

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About Old North State Club

Hugging the lakeshore and providing breathtaking views at every turn, Tom Fazio’s masterpiece golf course is a par 72 and totals 7,102 yards. Members appreciate the formidable play and hybrid tees allow an enjoyable round at every skill level. Old North State Club has recently hosted the Men’s ACC Championship and is ranked number seven in the state.

“It reminded me a little bit of the Monterey Peninsula in California… with its many steep elevations and contours that provide such interest in the golfing terrain.” -Tom Fazio

In addition to a great golf course, our professional staff is one of the best and strives to ensure members and their guests the best possible experience. Year-round member activities, interclub tournament play, complimentary Titleist range balls, a fully stocked golf shop, and spacious locker rooms are yours to enjoy.

Our esteemed practice area includes a large chipping green, various target greens, and a large tee area on the range. It is widely considered one of the Triad’s top practice facilities.


About Carolinas PGA

Since its inception in 1923, the Carolinas PGA Section has been committed to nurturing and improving the quality of the game for the thousands of golfers using its member facilities.  Now the largest of the PGA’s forty-one sections, the Carolinas PGA Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association boasts over 2,000 professional members and represents more than 700 golf facilities within North and South Carolina as well as portions of southern Virginia.

PGA professionals are responsible for conducting a variety of golf-related functions which include human resource management, golf shop merchandising, golf instruction, tournament operations, junior golf programs, growth of the game initiatives, golf club repair, administering the rules, public relations and much more.  For more information, contact Sally Morgan, PGA, Director of Marketing at 336-398-2675 or smorgan@pgahq.com.