Today is January 23, 2018
 

2018 CPGA Major Tournament Schedule

January 22, 2018

Items in bold have been confirmed

March 19-20 Head Professional Champ. / RBC Heritage Member Qual. Callawassie Island Club
April 2-3 Tar Heel Cup Matches River Landing CC
May 7-8 Pro-Am at Sequoyah National Sequoyah National GC
May 22-24 67th South Carolina Open Moss Creek GC (South)
June 5-7 54th SignArt North Carolina Open Pres. By Mobipaid The Club at Irish Creek
June 25-26 Section Senior Professional Championship Mimosa Hills G&CC
July 16-17 Pro-Assistant Championship River Landing CC
August 7-9 94th Carolinas Open Pres. by BB&T Greensboro CC (Carlson Farm)
August 27-29 Section Professional Championship The Sea Pines Resort
Sept 10-11 Section Assistant Championship Starmount Forest CC
November 27-29 E-Z-GO / AHEAD Pro-Pro Championship TBD
     
TBD Club Car Pro-Official Championship TBD
TBD OMEGA Match Play Championship TBD
     
Senior Schedule (Final)  
March 12-13 CPGA Senior Season Kickoff Pinewood CC
April 9-10 CPGA Senior Spring Classic Greensboro CC Irving Park
June 18-19 CPGA Wilmington Senior Open CC of Landfall
July 9-10 CPGA Senior Summer Shootout Prestwick CC
July 30-31 CPGA Senior Sandhills Open Pinewild CC
Sept 17-18 CPGA Durham Senior Open Treyburn CC
Oct 29-30 CPGA Senior Fall Finals Old North State Club
     
Assistants' Association (dates added when finalized)  
March 5 Pro-Pro Better Ball Cedarwood CC
March 26 Pro-Pro Better Ball Daniel Island Club
April 24 Individual Stableford Raleigh CC
May 14 Format TBD High Point CC
July 30 Format TBD Rolling Hills CC
August 20 Format TBD Eagle Point GC
Nov 12-13 North South Cup River Landing CC
 

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 Hunter, James Scales and the Wexford members for hosting the event this Saturday. Pictured below are winners Seth Sweet (Left) and Matt Nihiser (Right).

Results

 

2017 43rd Annual Hilton Head Open

Moss Creek Golf Club

The Final Round pairings are posted for play on Sunday, August 20th.

Click here to view Final Round pairings and tee times

Final Scoring Summary

Final Prize Money

 

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

 

 
 
 
  
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2018 Chapter Events

 

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Carolinas PGA Intern Heads to South Florida PGA Section

It's bittersweet that we announce the departure of Carolinas PGA Tournament Intern, Michelle Goda. Goda, an aspiring PGA Professional with a Bachelors of Business Administration from the PGA Golf Management Program at Eastern Kentucky University, first joined the Section 9 months ago and has assisted the tournament team with an array of events and initiatives throughout the year. Additionally, Michelle always lent a hand to other staff members in need throughout the office whenever she could and with a  big ol' smile on her face.  It has been a true pleasure having her as part of the team the past several months and she will be missed by all as she embarks on her new adventure to the South Florida PGA Section as Foundation Coordinator. Thursday, October 26, 2017 will be her final day here at CPGA HQ. If you wish to keep in touch, you can connect with Michelle on LinkedIn! While it will be hard to see her go, we are wishing her the absolute best of luck in her new endeavors down south. Go get 'em, Goda!  View More...

Career Corner - October

I am writing this month’s article from the CPGA Championship outside Charlotte, and it is always great to see the CPGA community get together for a few days of fun and fellowship. With that in mind, I hope that you have marked your calendars for the Pro –Pro Championship in Pinehurst  at the end of November and CPGA Big Week in February. In last month’s Career Corner article I wrote about the tools available to you to help quantify and communicate your success stories to your current employer, owner, or Board of Directors. This month, I want to talk about using that information to impress your next employer, and you will do that by updating your resume to more accurately tell your story. View More...

Frost Crowned Carolinas PGA Professional Champion

(Mooresville, NC) – Charles Frost, PGA Head Professional at Old Town Club in Winson Salem, NC has won the 2017 Carolinas PGA Professional Championship. The tournament, hosted by Trump National Golf Club of Charlotte, concluded this afternoon after 54 holes of play began on Tuesday. Frost emerged as the victor after posting rounds of 69, 74 and 70 for a 3-under par total of 213 on the 7,183-yard par 72 Trump National. With Frost’s victory comes a $9,000 first-place check and two added perks. He earns a spot in the 50th PGA Professional Championship to be held June 17-20, 2018 at Bayonet Black Horse in Seaside, CA. That championship field includes 312 of the best PGA Professional players across the country who will be attempting to finish in the top 20 and earn a bid to the 100th PGA Championship in 2018 at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri. Additionally Frost, as CPGA Professional Champion, will get his choice of an exemption into the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo or Wyndham Championship. Interestingly, it is very likely that whichever of those he does not choose, he will get into anyway as the 2017 Bob Boyd CPGA Player of the Year, as he currently leads the points standings. The Player of the Year receives the other PGA Tour exemption, so if Frost wins that award, he would play in both the Wells Fargo & Wyndham Championship. Along with Frost, eight other Carolinas PGA Professionals qualified for the 50th PGA Professional Championship, as the Carolinas Section received nine total qualifying spots into the field. The nine total professionals are: ·          Charles Frost, PGA ·          Matt Bova, PGA ·          Neal Lancaster, PGA ·          Matt Vick, PGA ·          Josh Webb, PGA ·          Scooter Buhrman, PGA ·          Chris Haarlow, PGA ·          Steve Isley, PGA ·          Andrew Bateman, PGA View More...

PGA Professional Championship Kicks Off in Charlotte

The Carolinas PGA Professional Championship [Presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz, and Omega] kicks off today at Trump National Golf Club in Charlotte, NC with a field of over 100 competitors. The event, originally scheduled to take place in mid-September at Sea Pines Resort, was forced to be rescheduled following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Trump National GC - Charlotte was kind enough to open their doors on short notice and host the Section's most prestigious tournament.   Stay tuned right here and on our social media channels for updates as they happen. Best of luck to all of our players who are competing this week!   More Information   View More...

FCA Golf 3rd Annual PGA Professional Marriage Weekend

The 3rd Annual  “PGA Professional Marriage Weekend”, is scheduled for Friday, November 3-5, 2017.  This is a small gathering, with room for only six (6) couples.  Participants will be staying at the former Lake Hartwell home of University of Miami Head Football Coach, Mark Richt, where each couple will have their own Master Bedroom Suite.  Onsite there will be a “home hostess” who will provide homemade meals throughout the weekend as well as ALL day snacks and drinks.  This is a perfect opportunity for PGA Professionals to make an impactful investment in their marriage. This is “first come, first serve” so don’t delay in signing up if you would like to reserve your spot.   What:  PGA Professional Marriage Weekend When: November 3-5, 2017 (Friday check in 4:00pm-6:00pm, Sunday check out 11:30am) Where: 2288 Lightwood Rd. Hartwell, Georgia Cost: $150 per couple (Includes two nights, all meals and snacks   Please contact Bill Dando to sign up! FCA Golf- Northeast Georgia (706) 296-4873 bdando@fca.org View More...

AREA V DOMINATES TO CAPTURE CPGA GLOBAL GOLF SALES AREA CHALLENGE TITLE

It was a great day at Greensboro Country Club – Irving Park as ten area teams competed for the 2017 Carolinas PGA Global Golf Sales Area Meeting and Golf Challenge Presented by Bionic Glove, Haas Jordan, Maui Jim, Source4 and Sterling Cut Glass.  The Area V team of Scooter Buhrman (Gates Four G&CC), Matt Vick (Pinehurst CC No. 7) and Area Director Brock White (Methodist Univ. PGM) carded an impressive score of 53 points in this modified stableford scoring event to capture the title. Area champions and board members gathered for a fun day of golf and fellowship, with an outstanding tee gift package compliments of our event partners.   A special thank you to GCC PGA Professionals Bud Taylor, Brandon Nowak and Evan Moser for hosting this prestigious event. We could not conduct our area meetings without the support of our partners and hosts.  Thank you to:  Global Golf Sales: Jim Hollis Bionic Glove:  Bill Shake and David Alan Day  Haas Jordan: Dave Sherrow  Maui Jim: Jay Johnson  Source4: Mike Bosche  Sterling Cut Glass: Dave Wormwood PGA Host Professional:  Director of Golf – Bud Taylor, PGA   View More...

4 CPGA Professionals Qualify for 2018 Sr. PGA Professional Championship

We're excited to share that four Carolinas PGA members have qualified for the 79th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, May 22-27, 2018 at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan due to their recent top-35 finish at the Senior PGA Professional Championship. These professionals include: Neal Lancaster, Rick Morton, Gus Ulrich, and Joe Daley. What an awesome accomplishment! Congratulations to all!    PGA Recap View More...

Club Car / National Car Rental CPGA Pro-Official Results

(Linville, NC) - The team of Jason Gentel and Mike Crawford of Winding Creek Golf Course in Thomasville, NC won the 2017 Club Car / National Car Rental Carolinas PGA Pro-Official Championship Presented by Stitch Golf.   (L-R) Club Car Representative Danny Lasure with Champions Jason Gentel & Mike Crawford (a) View More...

2017 PGA Junior League Southeast Regional

The 2017 PGA Jr. League Southeast Regional event at Kiawah last week was a great success. Two teams from the Carolinas (Par Tee Golf Course and Highland Country Club), one team from Georgia (TPC Sugarloaf), and one team from Florida (Grand Cypress) competed for the chance to move on to Nationals at Grayhawk Golf Club in Arizona in November. Coming out on top was Team TPC Sugarloaf from Georgia. Congrats to everyone who competed and good luck to Georgia in the next round!    Event photos For more information on PGA Junior League, a pillar of PGA REACH Carolinas, contact Carolinas PGA Works Assistant, Jessica Asbury at jasbury@pgahq.com or follow along  with PGA REACH Carolinas on Facebook and Instagram (@reachcarolinas)  View More...

Heidi Wright-Tennyson, PGA Elected as Area III Director

The votes are in and we would like to congratulate Heidi Wright-Tennyson, PGA of Moss Creek Golf Club who was elected as the Area III Director. The Area had three outstanding candidates, and we would like to thank Andrew Itterly, PGA and Ben Smith, PGA for their willingness and desire to serve. Heidi will be sworn in at the 2018 PGA Annual Meeting on Monday, February 19th in Greensboro. The Section would also like to thank current Area III Director Josh Wagaman, as his four years are coming to a close.  If you have any questions or would like to contact Heidi, her contact information is listed below: Heidi Wright-Tennyson, PGA Director of Golf Moss Creek Golf Club Hilton Head, SC hlwtennyson@gmail.com (843) 684-1869   View More...

2017 Senior PGA Professional Championship

The 29th Senior PGA Professional Championship begins today at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, AZ. Neal Lancaster, PGA (the 2017 Carolinas Senior PGA Professional Champion) qualified for this event back in June along with five other Carolinas PGA Professionals who finished well enough to earn a spot. The complete list of qualifiers includes:    Neal Lancaster  Smithfield, NC            Cory McEwen  Campobello, SC Rick Morton  Jacksonville, NC Michael Hutcheon  High Point, NC Mark Tomedolskey  Yemassee, SC David Thore  Wilmington, NC Stay tuned right here on our homepage for live scoring updates throughout the event. Best of luck to all of our players!  View More...

Career Corner - September

The calendar tells me that we have hit Fall, which means football season and shorter days. Here in the Carolinas, it also means the beginning of the end of the season for the majority of the facilities in the section. I hope everyone had a successful season, and I want to use this article to discuss the importance of communicating your success stories to your manager, owner, or Board of Directors. Regardless of your role at your facility, there is a need for regular communication of financial information, successes for you and your staff, and upcoming challenges.   The PGA offers tools to help you quantify and communicate your successes by using the Revenue Scorecard and the Golf Operations Executive Summary.  Both are simple to use an easily accessible on PGA.org, or simply click the links above (and login with your PGA.org password).   View More...

Southeast Regional PGA Jr. League Kicks Off at Kiawah

Congratulations to the 4 teams advancing to the 2017 Southeast Regional PGA Jr. League competition hosted by Kiawah  Resort Club! The even takes place September 30-October 1st. The two teams that are advancing from the Carolinas are Par Tee Golf Center coached by Tom Mason in Columbia, South Carolina and Highland Country Club coached by Micah Vugrinec  in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Best of luck to all!      View More...

Fall Teaching Summit a Success

The 2017 CPGA Fall Teaching Summit Presented by Mizuno and Operation36 (Supported by Orange Whip), which took place Monday, September 25 at Duke University Golf Club went off without a hitch earlier this week. The event, with Open Mic Forum and Welcome Reception on Sunday, brought over 80 guests to Duke where attendees participated in roundtable discussions, technology / product demonstrations, and live coaching sessions.    Special thanks to our hosts at Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club for their hospitality and to all of those who made the trip to join the Carolinas PGA and its Teaching and Coaching Committee for this year's event.    MSR will be posted in the coming days.    Event photos can be found on our Facebook page at this link.    View More...

REGISTRATION OPEN

*** NEW REGISTRATIONS! *** The PGA of America has reopened registration for those who can make the new dates of the CPGA Professional Championship.  These entries will count toward 2018 PGA Professional Championship qualifying spots and national partner funding.  To register, call Terri Leu in the PGA of America Championships Department at 561-624-8487.  The deadline is Friday, September 29 at 4:30 PM.  No exceptions for late entries will be granted. Eligibility:  Open to Section Class ‘A’ Members, Life Members (Active, Retired, Master Active, and Master Retired), Master Professionals, and Retired Members. However, Retired Members, Life Members Retired, and Life Members Master Retired are not eligible to qualify for the PGA PC. We need as many Carolinas PGA Members to play as possible.  Our field size determines the number of future PGA Professional Championship qualifying spots and national partner dollars we receive compared to the other 40 PGA Sections.  So, call up your friends, and get them to register!   View More...

Helping Hurricane Victims

Many of you have asked how you can offer your support following hurricanes Harvey and Irma. At this time, the best way to help is to donate to the PGA Disaster Relief fund. Those affected by these storms are suffering irreparable damage and devastation and will be for weeks. Please consider a donation to this fund as thousands work to get back on their feet. Every bit counts.    View More...

NEW DATE: Senior Four-Ball Championship

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Enjoy this Special Offer

  *** RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL 10% OFF YOUR PURCHASE WITH CODE: PGA***    REMAINING INVENTORY WILL NOT LAST LONG!     View More...

The Road to Augusta

Congratulations to top finalists moving onto Augusta National on Sunday, April 1, 2018. These players just played at Pinehurst Resort on Sunday, September 3rd for the Regional Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship. At the National Finals, one champion will be named from each age/gender division. The National Finals will be broadcasted on Golf Channel. Congratulations golfers!   View More...

How You Can Help Harvey Victims

Our thoughts and prayers remain with all of those affected by this terrible tragedy taking place. Please consider a donation of any kind to help those who have been displaced and left stranded by the aftermath of this storm. Every bit of support helps during this difficult time, especially for our friends at the Southern Texas PGA.    HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP   View More...
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