Today is July 24, 2017
 

2017 July Pro-Scratch

July 22, 2017

The third HHIPGA event was won by Secession Assistant Seth Sweet and his amateur playing partner Matt Nihiser.  A special Thanks to host PGA Professionals Scott Holmes, James Scales and the Wexford members for hosting the event this Saturday. Pictured below are winners Seth Sweet (Left) and Matt Nihiser (Right).

Results

 
43rd Annual Hilton Head Open

Moss Creek Golf Club - South Course
Saturday & Sunday, August 19-20, 2017

 

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Deadline Date: Saturday, August 12th @ 9:00pm

 

The 43rd Annual Hilton Head Open will be held at Moss Creek Golf Club. The Hilton Head Open is an annual event presented by the Hilton Head Island Chapter of local PGA Professionals.

 

New for 2017: players wishing to play in the Handicap Flight will get 100% Handicap with a verifiable handicap. Please provide GHIN # or GolfNet # in notes portion when registering. We will flight according to handicap index from August 1st revision date.

 

This year participants will need to register online and pay with a credit card. If you know someone that would like to play and did not play last five years, they need to call or email Tom Logue to receive their username and password. When updating profiles, please provide all information.

 

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2017 Carolinas Section Area III Meeting

June 19, 2017

Congratulations to Hilton Head Chapter Members, Tom Logue (Moss Creek GC) and Mark Tomedolsky (Cherokee Plantation) on there win at the Area III Challenge Title!

 

Thank you to Krista Dunton (Berkeley Hall Club) in leading the meeting's educational discussion on Player Development and representing our chapter!

 

 

 

 

 

It was a beautiful day at Osprey Point Golf Course - Kiawah Island for the 2017 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area III Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove, PGA Tour, PXG & Source4.  The team of Mark Tomedolskey (Cherokee Plantation) and Tom Logue (Moss Creek GC) won after carding an impressive score of 25 points in this modified stableford scoring event to capture the Area Challenge Championship.

 

Area III Professionals gathered for fellowship and education, highlighted by a board update from Vice President Paige Cribb and an engaging player development presentation by CPGA Teaching & Coaching Committee Member & Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor Krista Dunton, PGA from Berkeley Hall Club.  A special thank you to Area III Director Josh Wagaman for administering the meeting and Head PGA Professional Ric Ferguson and the Osprey Point 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 David Alan Day (cgolfsales@gmail.com ~ 252.292.1119)

PXG: South Carolina Master Fitter Gavin Gillespie (ggillespie@pxg.com ~ 480-261-2923)

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

 

Global Golf Sales Area Golf Challenge Champions

Logue & Tomedolskey - 25 pts**

 

** Logue & Tomedolskey will advance with their Area Director (Josh Wagaman) to the Carolinas PGA Area Challenge Section Championship on Monday, October 9th, at the Greensboro CC – Farm Course.  Logue & Tomedolskey 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 #3:

1 –  Tom Logue 6’8” $100*

2 –  Richard Sierzega 7’8”- $50*

3 –  Jeff Pinkney 9’4”– Set of Golf Grips

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

 

Source4 Closest to the Hole #6:

Carolinas PGA Dartboard – Jeff Pinkney 7’5”

 

PXG Long Drive Hole #8

$50 – Aric Zuberbier

 

2017 HHIPGA March Pro-Pro

March 6, 2017

The HHIPGA held its second event of the year at Port Royal Golf Club.  The Pro – Pro event was conducted on the Robbers Row Course.  A special thanks to HHIPGA Vice President, Ben Smith, and his entire team for the outstanding service and great hospitality at Port Royal.  Charles Fox, Head Professional at Berkeley Hall Club, and his partner Jason Heintschel, Assistant Professional at Long Cove Club, carded an 8-under par 64 to win by 3 shots.  The event was close until Jason and Charles recorded and eagle 2 on the Par 4 16th hole.  Below is a picture of our Champions.  Charles Fox is pictured left and Jason Heintschel on the right.  We wish everyone a great spring golf season!

 

Final Results

 

 

2017 HHIPGA Pro-Pro @ Kiawah

February 27, 2017

We kicked off a great 2017 tournament season at the Ocean Course!  What a great way to begin our year with fantastic weather and a wonderful turnout of 20 teams.  Special thanks to Stephen Younger, Head Golf Professional, and his entire team for hosting our event and treating us to 5 star service and hospitality.  Congratulations to our Champions Matt Bova (Secession Golf Club) and Dylan Thew (Kiawah – Cassique) on posting an 8 under 64 and claiming victory by two shots.  Pictured below are our Champions  Dylan (left) and Matt (right).

 

  

 

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2017 HHIPGA Events

Honor's Cup Matches
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Atlantic Dunes
Professionals Win
9.5-8.5
Professional Team
Captain: Tim Sutherland
Co-Captain: Derrick Garrou
Matt Bova
Lee Stroever
David Rogers
Dylan Thew
Derrick Garrou
Matt Lucchesi
Tom Logue
Ben Smith
Blake Thomas
Pete Popovich
Charles Fox
Evan Belcher


2017 HHIPGA Pro-Pro
Monday, February 27th
Kiawah - Ocean Course
1:00 PM Shotgun
Results


2017 HHIPGA Pro-Pro
Monday, March 6th
Port Royal - Robbers Row
12:00 PM Shotgun
Results

2017 HHIPGA Pro-Scratch
Saturday, July 22nd
Wexford Golf Club
11:00 Tee Times
Results

 

2017 HHIPGA Pro-Am
See Tournament Info
Tuesday, July 25th
Belfair Golf Club
1:30 PM Shotgun

 

2016 HHIPGA Events

2016 Pro-1Am - 90% Hdcp
Saturday, July 23rd
Haig Point Club

Results
Payout

2016 Hilton Head Open
Saturday-Sunday, August 20-21
Moss Creek

Prize Payout
Final Scoring Results
Closest to Hole Winners



2016 Professionals/Assistants
Championship

Monday-Tuesday, August 29-30
Round I: Sea Pines - Cancelled
Round II: Belfair-West 12:40 TX

Professionals Live Scoring
Professionals Payout
Assistants Live Scoring

Assistants Payout
 

2016 Pro-Pro-Pro-Pro
Monday, November 14th
Callawassie Island Club

27-Holes
Details 
Results/Payout


2016 Pro-Pro Championship
Monday, December 12th

Stono Ferry in Charleston
Pairings
Results
Payout

 
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Abrams & Simpson Win Carolinas PGA Pro-Assistant

L-R:  Champions Kyle Simpson & Holden Abrams   The team of Holden Abrams and Kyle Simpson captured the Carolinas PGA Pro-Assistant Championship Presented by PING, Four County EMC, Greg Norman Collection, and Yamaha Golf Cars, held at River Landing Country Club in Wallace, NC. Abrams, the PGA Head Professional at Jacksonville CC in Jacksonville, NC, and Simpson, the PGA Apprentice General Manager at Bear Trail GC in Jacksonville, NC, posted rounds of 62-67=129 (-15).  Their rounds featured 15 team birdies, one eagle, and two bogeys.  Their final birdie proved to be the most important and timely.  Simpson drained a forty-foot putt on #18 to close out Ben Smith, the PGA Head Professional at Port Royal GC in Hilton Head Island, SC, and Seth Sweet, the PGA Apprentice Assistant Professional at Secession GC in Beaufort, SC, by one stroke.  Smith and Sweet finished one stroke behind at 66-64=130 (-14). Nearby lightning early in the morning of the second and final round forced the decision to move to two shotgun starts.  However, the skies later cleared and provided an enjoyable day.     View More...

CBS Sports Airs "Turning Passion Into Profession"

On Sunday, July 16, CBS Sports aired “Turning Passion into Profession” - an hour-long special narrated by Gary McCord which introduced viewers to PGA Professionals nationwide and highlighted the diverse roles they play as stewards of the game at the grassroots level. Among the many Professionals featured was Carolinas PGA Member and Head Professional, Scott Davenport of Quail Hollow Club, the host site of the 99th PGA Championship.  Davenport discussed his role at Quail Hollow as only the second PGA Head Professional in its history. He even offered a preview of the upcoming 99th PGA Championship and what is involved in hosting the Club’s first major. Davenport also spoke to the unique day of coaching Carolina Panthers players Thomas Davis, Luke Kuechly and Greg Olson. Check out the video below! Click to view.  View More...

Charlie Rymer - Fort Mill HS Golf Program Fundraiser - PGA Championship Week

Morning Drive Host Charlie Rymer is hosting a golf clinic, barbeque dinner, stories, and laughs on Monday, August 7 at Fort Mill GC to support the Fort Mill High School girls and boys golf program. He'll conduct a 45 minute golf clinic on the range and the Golf Channel is intending to tape a segment that will air on Morning Drive later that week during the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow.   The clinic begins at 5 pm, with dinner and an auction in the clubhouse from 6-7.  The cost is a $50 donation.    REGISTER OR DONATE HERE View More...

PGA Championship Town Hall Events: Education Opportunity

Get out of the heat during the PGA Championship for these exciting opportunities to network and engage with fellow PGA Professionals and golf industry influencers! 3 Town Hall Events will be held throughout the week of the PGA Championship and attendees will receive 1 MSR PGA Required Credit (3 MSR, if all meetings are attended). Participants may attend as many sessions as they wish however, each session is limited to the first 75 registrants. Town Hall events are FREE but an RSVP is required by July 28, 2017. Register soon as space is VERY LIMITED. INFO AND REGISTRATION HERE   View More...

PGA of America Names Michael Mueller, PGA Carolinas Section Employment Consultant

The Carolinas PGA is pleased to announce that PGA Employment Services has named Michael Mueller, PGA the new Carolinas PGA Section Employment Consultant. Mueller becomes part of the expanded team of 18 employment consultants now serving PGA Members and employers across the country. Recently, PGA Employment Services added eight new field consultants to its team who will provide a unique opportunity to forge stronger relationships with both PGA Members and​ PGA employers through the overall smaller geographic territories each Consultant manages. We're proud to see Mueller serve the Carolinas PGA Section. "The opportunity to serve the members of the Carolinas PGA as your Employment Consultant is a dream come true," says Mueller. "I look forward to working with my fellow Professionals every day and helping you achieve your career goals." Previously in this role was Don Sweeting, PGA, who was recently promoted to Director of PGA Employment Services. We thank Don for his many years of service to our Section and look forward to welcoming Mike to this new role. Please join us in congratulating Mike on this prestigious honor. Should you ever have any employment questions, you can reach him here!         View More...

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Abbot Presents at CMAA Summer Meeting at Quail Hollow Club

  On Monday, June 26, Executive Director Jeff Abbot was one of the featured speakers at the Carolinas Chapter CMAA Summer Education Meeting at Quail Hollow Club.  Abbot was invited by CMAA President and Quail Hollow Club General Manager Tom DeLozier and CMAA Managing Director Patricia Calder.  Abbot spotlighted the value of a PGA professional, the history of the PGA and the initiatives of the PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation.  The presentation also featured an interactive discussion on player development.  Over 100 CMAA general managers from private clubs in North and South Carolina were in attendance.   View More...

SC Golfers Claim 2017 Carolinas Junior PGA Championship

Congratulations to grand strand golfers, Holden Grigg of Myrtle Beach, SC and Anna Morgan of Spartanburg, SC on their championship victories at the 2017 Carolinas Junior PGA Championship! Grigg finished the tournament on top at -5 and Anna completed her final round at -4. The top two boys and top two girls finishers in the tournament qualify for the national Junior PGA Championship next month at The Country Club of St. Albans. Warrington Riley of Raleigh, NC  joins Grigg in the boys group and Smith Knaffle of Murrells Inlet, SC  joins Morgan as the girls runner-up. We wish all of you the best of luck as you move on to the national event!  Champion, Anna Morgan and runner up, Smith Knaffle.    Champion, Holden Grigg and runner up, Warrington (Quinn) Riley.    RESULTS Check out photos from this event on the PGA Reach Carolinas Facebook! Check out this awesome story from the Sun News! View More...

11 Carolinas PGA Professionals to Compete in PGA Professional Championship

Photo via Sunriver We're thrilled to announce that 11 of our PGA Professionals will be competing in the 50th PGA Professional Championship June 18-21, 2017 on the Crosswater and Meadows Courses at Sunriver (Ore.) Resort. Contestants include:    Andrew Bateman - Diamond Creek Country Club Brooks Blackburn - Palmetto Golf Club Charles Frost - Old Town Club Larry George -  River Landing Country Club Michael Hutcheon - PGA Life Member Nick Jacobi - Monroe Country Club Brian Joyce - Eagle Point Country Club Kelly Mitchum - Pinehurst No. 1-5 Savio Nazareth - Starmount Forest Country Club Josh Points - Wakefield Plantation Matt Vick - Pinehurst No. 7 The championship features a field of 312 players who have advanced from the 41 PGA Section Championships, along with past Champions. There will be two cuts for the field: to the low 90 scorers and ties after 36 holes and the low 70 scorers and ties after 54 holes. The PGA Professional Championship began in 1968, to provide additional playing opportunities for PGA Professionals. In nearly half a century, it has become a showcase event for PGA Professionals, featuring some of the finest players in the Association. Best of luck to all our PGA Pros!  View More...

Neal Lancaster Wins 2017 Carolinas Senior PGA Professional Championship

​HUNTERSVILLE, NC - Neal Lancaster, PGA is the 2017 Carolinas Senior PGA Professional Champion. The 36-hole championship event was completed this afternoon at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville, NC. Lancaster had an incredible round today, finishing with 6 birdies, and eagle 2 on the par-4 fourth hole, and no bogeys for a 64. His total score for the tournament was 12-under 132 to win by 8 shots. With his win, Lancaster also qualified for the 29th Senior PGA Professional Championship to be held September 28 - October 1, 2017 at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, AZ There were five other qualifying spots available into the 29th Senior PGA Professional Championship. The following Carolinas PGA Professionals finished well enough to earn a spot:   Cory McEwen, PGA    Campobello, SC    Village Greens GC   74-69=143 (-1) Rick Morton, PGA       Jacksonville, NC    Rock Creek G&CC    72-71=143 (-1) Michael Hutcheon, PGA    High Point, NC   Life Member           74-71=145 (+1) Mark Tomedolskey, PGA   Yemassee, SC   Cherokee Plantation  73-72=145 (+1) David Thore, PGA      Wilmington, NC       Life Member            74-75=149 (+5)   The Carolinas PGA would like to thank PGA General Manager Courtney Ford and PGA Head Professional Mark Hofstetter for hosting the event. The CPGA also thanks local partner Exit 28 Automobile, and national partners Mercedes-Benz USA, John Deere, and the PGA Tour. View More...

PGA REACH Carolinas Sees Success at First Annual Charity Pro-am

The first annual Carolinas PGA REACH Charity Pro-am took place on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Quail Hollow Club. Teams of five joined early that morning for breakfast, photos with the Wanamaker Trophy and a 10AM shotgun start on the prestigious PGA Championship course. Key attendees included US Senator, Richard Burr and NASCAR driver, Kevin Harvick, among many other PGA Professionals, CPGA Officers and Board Members, and members of PGA REACH, PGA HOPE and the PGA Championship. The purpose of the event was to raise money for the PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and the philanthropic arm of the Carolinas PGA Section, committed to serving communities and growing the game of golf through three pillars – Youth, Military, and Diversity & Inclusion. Over 20 teams, whom each contributed $5,000 to play, participated in the day of play, with several others signing up for silent auction items throughout the afternoon. The day concluded with a celebration of the efforts made by attending guests and participants. The event initially reached a donation total of $220,000 until a very generous last minute donation was made by PGA Professional, Perry Green of Wescott Plantation on behalf of his PGA HOPE Chapter, for $30,000. This bumped up the final day’s charitable donation amount for the Foundation to $250,000. CHAMPIONS Net 1st Place (Score: 63) Jimmy McMullen (Pro) Keith Hiller Bill Hathaway Darren Mangus Scott Vincent Gross 1st Place (Score: 64) Barry Pierce (Pro) Barry Misiak Jeff Parker Bill Kloiber Andy Kelly Net 2nd Place (Score: 64)  Kevin Reardon (Pro) Marvin Stokes Stephan Custer Matt Leckrone Curtis Hawse Gross 2nd Place (Score: 67) Andrew Shuck (Pro) Kevin Harvick Josh Jones Vernon Knight Mark Ayers Net 3rd Place (Score: 65) John Marino (Pro) Mike Bonello Dean Emerson Mark Floyd Conrad Rensburg Gross 3rd Place (Score: 67) Nick Webb (Pro) Karl McGrann Gerard Szatkowski Jeff Kowalczik Skip Pawul    Thank you to all of those who supported us and this very special event!  Photos from this event can be found on the PGA REACH Carolinas Facebook page.   For more information about the PGA REACH Carolinas Foundation, please visit: www.carolinas.pga.com/foundation   View More...

David Kocher Repeats at 53rd SignArt North Carolina Open

(Kannapolis, NC) – Amateur golfer and 2016 defending champion, David Kocher, captured the 53rd SignArt North Carolina Open Presented by Mobipaid on June 8 after an intense final round at The Club at Irish Creek. Kocher and  fellow amateurs Eric Bae, Thomas Eldridge, and Aman Gupta, finished 36 holes tied at 206 (-6).  On the first playoff hole, the 221-yard par-3 #18, all competitors made par.  On the 406-yard par-4 #1, Kocher drained an eight-foot putt for birdie and the repeat victory. Kocher, a senior on the University of Maryland golf team, began the day tied for second at 136 (-6) with fellow amateur Thomas Eldridge.  They sat three strokes behind Concord, NC local amateur Aman Gupta’s 139 (-9).  Breezy conditions and the demanding Davis Love III course design proved challenging for everyone on top the leaderboard, thus the tie at the end of regulation. Kocher is only the fourth person in the 53-year history of the North Carolina Open to successfully defend his title. 168 of the top playing PGA Professionals and amateurs in North and South Carolina came together at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, North Carolina for a shot at one of the region’s most prestigious golf tournaments and a unique chance to support The Hendrick Family Foundation – the charitable arm of Hendrick Motorsports and the Hendrick Auto Group. Throughout the event, there were a series of unique fundraising opportunities for the Foundation with help from presenting partner, Mobipaid, who supports payments and donations through text messaging and social media. By the final day of the tournament, the North Carolina Open was able to donate $8,700 to the Hendrick Family Foundation making it one of the Section’s most successful events to date. The 53rd SignArt North Carolina Open Presented by Mobipaid is an official Bob Boyd CPGA Player of the Year Award Presented by OMEGA points event.  Additionally, PGA Members' scores count toward the True Temper CPGA Johnny Palmer Trophy, which recognizes the best scoring average for the season. EVENT RESULTS   View More...

Carolinas PGA Hosts 53rd SignArt NC Open and Aims to Raise $5,000 For Hendrick Family Foundation with Help from Mobipaid

This week, 150+ amateurs and PGA Professionals have gathered at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, North Carolina for a shot at one of the region’s most prestigious golf tournaments and a unique chance to support The Hendrick Family Foundation – the charitable arm of Hendrick Motorsports and the Hendrick Auto Group. The Foundation helps to fight hunger by supporting the local food bank and works with the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System to identify schools where high risk children are in need of clothing. The Foundation also supports the Be The Match and its bone marrow donor program.  The Carolinas PGA’s 53rd SignArt North Carolina Open offers a unique fundraising opportunity for the Foundation with help from presenting partner, Mobipaid, who supports payments and donations through text messaging and social media. During the event, tournament participants, guests and other attendees will have the opportunity to show their support for the Hendrick Family Foundation with fundraising opportunities on-site and online.    Show your support for the Hendrick Family Foundation by offering a donation!    Learn more about this initiative here View More...

Carolinas PGA Recognized at PGA Championship Media Day

(CPGA Executive Director, Jeff Abbot | CPGA President John Marino, PGA | Jimmy Walker) Section President John Marino and Executive Director Jeff Abbot attended the PGA Championship Media Day at Quail Hollow Club featuring defending champion Jimmy Walker.  The PGA of America’s Senior Director of PR, Julius Mason, emceed the event featuring Quail Hollow Club President Johnny Harris, PGA of America President Paul Levy, Chief Championship Officer Kerry Haigh and officials from CBS and Turner Sports. President Harris recognized the Carolinas PGA and its efforts as the host Section.  Mason led an engaging interview with Walker, highlighting Walker’s victory at Baltusrol and his personal interests from family to astrophotography!    The Section looks forward to the upcoming championship this August 7-13 at the famed Charlotte club. View More...

NC Open Pro-Am

Our NC Open Pro-Am begins this morning and kicks off our week of play at the 53rd SignArt NC Open Presented by Mobipaid! This year's event supports the Hendrick Family Foundation of which we're aiming to raise $5,000 with help from Mobipaid. Learn more here. | DONATE HERE   View More...

Groomes & Piccirillo Capture Area I Challenge Title

  On Tuesday, May 30 at Burlingame CC Professionals gathered for the 2017 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area I Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove, PGA Tour & Source4.  The team of Rion Groomes & Dominic Piccirillo of Keowee Key Golf & CC won after a three team chip off to capture the Area Challenge Championship.   Area I Professionals gathered for fellowship and education, highlighted by an engaging player development presentation by CPGA Teaching & Coaching Committee Member & Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor Jason Sutton, PGA from Carmel CC in Charlotte.   A special thank you to Area I Director Brett Miller for administering the meeting.  Miller was also re-elected by acclamation for an additional two year term as Area I Director.  The Section would also like to thank Burlingame CC Director of Golf John Carter and his staff for hosting the event.   View More...

Butler & Cromer Capture Area II Challenge Title

  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. View More...

Merz & Failes Capture Area VI Challenge Title

  It was a beautiful day at Carmel CC for the 2017 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area VI Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove, PGA Tour, PXG, Source4 & Wireless Communications. The team of Seth Merz & Robbie Failes of Carmel CC won after carding 6 birdies and no bogies for an impressive score of 24 points in this modified stableford scoring event to capture the Area Challenge Championship. Area VI Professionals gathered for fellowship and education, highlighted by a PGA Championship and TopGolf Charlotte update, followed by an engaging player development presentation by CPGA Teaching & Coaching Committee Member & Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor Jason Sutton, PGA from Carmel CC. A special thank you to Area VI Director and Head Professional at Carmel CC Jason Toryk for administering and hosting the meeting. View More...

Carolinas PGA Set to Host 53rd SignArt North Carolina Open

Greensboro, NC (June 1, 2017) – The Carolinas PGA is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the season – The SignArt North Carolina Open Presented by Mobipaid. On June 5 - 8, 150+ amateurs and PGA Professionals will gather at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, North Carolina for a shot at one of the region’s most prestigious golf tournaments and a unique chance to support The Hendrick Family Foundation – the charitable arm of Hendrick Motorsports and the Hendrick Auto Group. The Foundation helps to fight hunger by supporting the local food bank and works with the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System to identify schools where high risk children are in need of clothing. The Foundation also supports the Be The Match and its bone marrow donor program.   The Carolinas PGA’s 53rd SignArt North Carolina Open offers a unique fundraising opportunity for the Foundation with help from presenting partner, Mobipaid, who supports payments and donations through text messaging and social media. During the event, tournament participants, guests and other attendees will have the opportunity to show their support for the Hendrick Family Foundation with fundraising opportunities.    View More...

NC Golf Day Takes Place at State Capital

On Wednesday, May 24, golf leaders throughout North Carolina met at the State Capital for North Carolina Golf Day to discuss the state of the industry and its significant impact on the community. In addition to Carolinas PGA Executive Director, Jeff Abbot and Carolinas PGA Secretary, Bob Byrnes, leaders from allied associations throughout the Carolinas like, the Carolinas Golf Association, Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association, North Carolinas Golf Course Owners Association and Club Managers Association of America, attended. Throughout the day, representatives met and interacted with members of the House and Senate Commerce Committee, as well as with various legislative leaders including: House Speaker, Tim Moore; Senate Pro Tem, Phil Berger; Commerce Secretary, Tony Copeland; and Lt. Governor, Dan Forest.    We encourage Professionals (specifically in North Carolina) to review the reports found here and here, which provide additional details about the economic impact that golf has made on the state of North Carolina, and share it with your local officials to tout the significance of golf in your community.          View More...
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