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101st Carolinas Amateur Championship First Round Results
Jenkins, Redman, Britt share lead at six-under-par 

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- First round results from the 101st Carolinas Amateur Championship at Greensboro Country Club's Farm Course on Thursday, July 9.  (Course Rating: 74.1/133, Yards: 7244, Par: 35-37--72)

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At six-under-par Carter Jenkins, Doc Redman, and Sherrill Britt
 lead a group of 58 players under-par
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58 of 157 players shot under par Thursday on The Farm Course. The first round stroke average was 73.2.

Familiar names are at the top of the leaderboard. Two-time defending champion Carter Jenkins of Raleigh, N.C., reigning Carolinas Mid-Amateur champion Sherrill Britt of West End, N.C., and 2013 Carolinas Junior Boys' champion Doc Redman of Raleigh, N.C. lead at six-under-par 66.

Jenkins, who won the North Carolina Amateur three weeks ago, made eight birdies and two bogeys in his opening round. He left a couple of shots on the course with pars on two par-5s.

With a victory at this year's championship Jenkins would join F.M. Laxton (1921-'23) of Charlotte, N.C. as the only golfers to win the Carolinas Amateur title three consecutive years. About going for his third consecutive Carolinas Amateur title, "It's more handling expectations for myself," said Jenkins. "I mean, obviously it would be very cool to win. But I just want to take each day as it comes, each shot as it comes, and do my best."

Britt, a 49-year-old custom home builder, played a bogey-free round. Paired with Jenkins, Britt was impressed with the two-time defending champs play. "I might have hung with him today," quipped Britt. "But four days hanging with him {shaking head}? I will just play the best I can." He made three birdies on each nine to post six-under. In May, Britt partnered with Greg Earnhardt of Greensboro, N.C. for runner-up honors at the inaugural U.S. Four-Ball Championship.

Redman, a 17-year-old rising high school senior who has committed to play golf at Clemson University, began his round by hitting a hybrid to two feet on the par-5 2nd hole for eagle. Five birdies and a bogey contributed to his six-under performance.

The first group off hole 10 this morning played The Farm Course a combined 14-under-par. University of Louisville rising junior JD Lehman of Okatie, S.C. shot 68, while N.C. State freshman Stephen Franken of Raleigh, N.C. and University of Richmond rising senior David Germann of Clayton, N.C. both posted five-under 67. "We kind of fed off each other's good play," said Germann, who had a bogey-free round.

Gary Pugh of Asheboro, N.C. and Kevin O'Connell of Raleigh, N.C. are tied with Franken and Germann for fourth at five-under.

11 players are tied with Lehman at four-under-par including two-time Carolinas Amateur champion Paul Simson of Raleigh, N.C. and 2012 champion Carson Young of Pendleton, S.C., who recently qualified for the U.S. Amateur.

The #1 ranked amateur in the Carolinas, 2011 Carolinas Amateur champion Scott Harvey of Greensboro, N.C., is not in this year's field as he is representing the United States in the Japan Amateur Golf Championship.

The championship is conducted at 72 holes of stroke play. After 36 holes, there will be a cut to the low 60 scores and ties.

Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 13th birthday by July 9, 2015, is a legal resident of North Carolina or South Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) and has an active GHIN USGA Handicap Index at a CGA member club that does not exceed 5.4.

101st Carolinas Amateur Championship
Greensboro Country Club (Farm)
Greensboro, N.C.

First Round Results
July 9, 2015

Place Competitor Score
T1 Doc Redman, Raleigh, N.C.   31-35--66  (-6)
T1 Sherrill Britt, West End, N.C.   32-34--66  (-6)
T1 Carter Jenkins, Raleigh, N.C.   32-34--66  (-6)
T4 Stephen Franken, Raleigh, N.C.   33-34--67  (-5)
T4 Gary Pugh, Asheboro, N.C.   31-36--67  (-5)
T4 David Germann, Clayton, N.C.   33-34--67  (-5)
T4 Kevin O'Connell, Raleigh, N.C.   33-34--67  (-5)
T8 David Kocher, Charlotte, N.C.   32-36--68  (-4)
T8 Todd Hendley, Greer, S.C.   31-37--68  (-4)
T8 Eric Edwards, Salisbury, N.C.   32-36--68  (-4)
T8 Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C.   33-35--68  (-4)
T8 Keenan Huskey, Greenville, S.C.   31-37--68  (-4)
T8 Tyler Lail, Conover, N.C.   33-35--68  (-4)
T8 Carson Young, Pendleton, S.C.   34-34--68  (-4)
T8 Dwight Cauthen, Columbia, S.C.   34-34--68  (-4)
T8 Victor Wiggins, Gastonia, N.C.   31-37--68  (-4)
T8 JD Lehman, Okatie, S.C.   34-34--68  (-4)
T8 Michael Murray Jr, Greensboro, N.C.   31-37--68  (-4)
T19 Noah Edmondson, Davidson, N.C.   33-36--69  (-3)
T19 Philip Oweida, Charlotte, N.C.   35-34--69  (-3)
T19 Thomas Eldridge, Raleigh, N.C.   33-36--69  (-3)
T19 Eric Mitchell, Winston-Salem, N.C.   33-36--69  (-3)
T19 Thomas Todd III, Laurens , S.C.   36-33--69  (-3)
T19 William Rainey, Charlotte, N.C.   33-36--69  (-3)
T19 George Kilgore, Raleigh, N.C.   34-35--69  (-3)
T19 Stanhope Johnson Jr, Greensboro, N.C.   32-37--69  (-3)
T27 Brandon Truesdale, Winnsboro, S.C.   34-36--70  (-2)
T27 William Register, Burlington, N.C.   36-34--70  (-2)
T27 Hardin Councill, High Point, N.C.   34-36--70  (-2)
T27 Seth Gandy, Durham, N.C.   33-37--70  (-2)
T27 Nick Eberhardt, Lake Wylie, S.C.   35-35--70  (-2)
T27 Henry Shimp, Charlotte, N.C.   34-36--70  (-2)
T27 Peyton White, Davidson, N.C.   35-35--70  (-2)
T27 Shane Rogan, Columbia, S.C.   32-38--70  (-2)
T27 Jackson Bailey, Matthews, N.C.   35-35--70  (-2)
T27 Jarrett Grimes, Columbia, S.C.   34-36--70  (-2)
T27 Davis Womble, High Point, N.C.   35-35--70  (-2)
T38 Joseph Cansler, Clemmons, N.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 Alex Smalley, Wake Forest, N.C.   33-38--71  (-1)
T38 Will Blalock, Gastonia, N.C.   33-38--71  (-1)
T38 Matt Kilgo, Charlotte, N.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 Pat Thompson, Asheville, N.C.   37-34--71  (-1)
T38 Garrett Smith, Hillsborough, N.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 Paul Fitzgerald, Charlotte, N.C.   34-37--71  (-1)
T38 Preston Cole, Greer, S.C.   36-35--71  (-1)
T38 Christian Park, Charlotte, N.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 Logan Harrell, Huntersville, N.C.   36-35--71  (-1)
T38 Matt Elliott, Wilkesboro, N.C.   34-37--71  (-1)
T38 Jake Smith, Duncan, S.C.   34-37--71  (-1)
T38 Blake Kennedy, Campobello, S.C.   34-37--71  (-1)
T38 Matthew McDonagh Jr, Winston-Salem, N.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 Trey Taylor, Gaffney, S.C.   36-35--71  (-1)
T38 Cabrick Waters, Gaffney, S.C.   33-38--71  (-1)
T38 Josh Chay, Greer, S.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 John Blackwell, Wilmington , N.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 Robert Lutomski, Mauldin, S.C.   34-37--71  (-1)
T38 Parks Price, Cornelius, N.C.   35-36--71  (-1)
T38 Justin Tereshko, Greensboro, N.C.   33-38--71  (-1)
T59 Tyler Lucas, Rock Hill, S.C.   36-36--72  (Even)
T59 Jordan Vogler, Pilot Mountain, N.C.   33-39--72  (Even)
T59 Thomas Walsh, High Point, N.C.   36-36--72  (Even)
T59 Brian Westveer, Charlotte, N.C.   34-38--72  (Even)
T59 Greg Earnhardt, Greensboro, N.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Charlie Niland, Charlotte, N.C.   32-40--72  (Even)
T59 Conner Lewis, Davidson, N.C.   36-36--72  (Even)
T59 Stephen Lavenets, Rougemont, N.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Luke Haithcock, Burlington, N.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Steve Harwell, Mooresville, N.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Miller Capps, Denver, N.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Drake Cassidy, Hartsville, S.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Bradley Kauffman, Greer, S.C.   36-36--72  (Even)
T59 Thomas Ellenburg, N. Charleston, S.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Ian Locklear, Pembroke, N.C.   35-37--72  (Even)
T59 Bailey Patrick, Charlotte, N.C.   33-39--72  (Even)
T59 Chandler Mulkey, Johns Island, S.C.   36-36--72  (Even)
T59 Addison Lambeth, Browns Summit, N.C.   34-38--72  (Even)
T59 Cameron Mackay, Bluffton, S.C.   33-39--72  (Even)
T59 Brent Hayes, Kinston, N.C.   38-34--72  (Even)
T79 Joshua Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   34-39--73  (+1)
T79 Chris Cassetta, Winston-Salem, N.C.   37-36--73  (+1)
T79 Kyle Clemmons, Morganton, N.C.   35-38--73  (+1)
T79 Joe Jaspers, Huntersville, N.C.   37-36--73  (+1)
T79 Matthew Faulkner, Cape Carteret, N.C.   33-40--73  (+1)
T79 Jacob Hicks, Mebane, N.C.   35-38--73  (+1)
T79 Jonathan Jackson, Chapel Hill, N.C.   35-38--73  (+1)
T79 John Freeman, Asheville, N.C.   35-38--73  (+1)
T79 Gerald Harrington, Nakina, N.C.   38-35--73  (+1)
T79 Jordan Griggs, Charlotte, N.C.   34-39--73  (+1)
T79 Hunter McCombs, Morganton, N.C.   34-39--73  (+1)
T90 Jubal Early Jr, Charlotte, N.C.   38-36--74  (+2)
T90 Gray Townsend, Winston Salem, N.C.   35-39--74  (+2)
T90 Kenny Flynn, Winston Salem, N.C.   35-39--74  (+2)
T90 Uly Grisette, Winston Salem, N.C.   35-39--74  (+2)
T90 Steven Brame, Henderson, N.C.   35-39--74  (+2)
T90 Rick Cloninger, Fort Mill, S.C.   38-36--74  (+2)
T90 Brandon Twigg, Asheville, N.C.   37-37--74  (+2)
T90 John Pitt, Raleigh, N.C.   39-35--74  (+2)
T90 Aaron Walker, Charlotte, N.C.   37-37--74  (+2)
T90 Levi Kettelhut, Charlotte, N.C.   36-38--74  (+2)
T90 Taylor Ingle, Winnsboro, S.C.   37-37--74  (+2)
T90 Spencer Ramseur, Hickory , N.C.   36-38--74  (+2)
T102 Zachary Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   36-39--75  (+3)
T102 Blake Wagoner, Cornelius, N.C.   37-38--75  (+3)
T102 Steve Sharpe, Greensboro, N.C.   37-38--75  (+3)
T102 Kevin McCallister, Oak Ridge , N.C.   39-36--75  (+3)
T102 Bill Phillips, Charlotte, N.C.   35-40--75  (+3)
T102 John O'Brien, Columbia, S.C.   34-41--75  (+3)
T102 Paul Tucker, Waxhaw, N.C.   36-39--75  (+3)
T102 Dwayne Simpson, Charlotte, N.C.   32-43--75  (+3)
T102 Jackson Spires, Fayetteville , N.C.   37-38--75  (+3)
T102 Grayson Bell, Piedmont, S.C.   38-37--75  (+3)
T102 Alex Scott, Raleigh, N.C.   39-36--75  (+3)
T102 Chad Cox, Charlotte, N.C.   37-38--75  (+3)
T102 Joshua Stockwell, West End, N.C.   37-38--75  (+3)
T102 Ashton Poole Jr., Charlotte, N.C.   34-41--75  (+3)
T102 Charles Spry, Winston Salem, N.C.   37-38--75  (+3)
T102 Matthew Rogers, Huntersville, N.C.   36-39--75  (+3)
T102 Zachary Freeman, Angier, N.C.   39-36--75  (+3)
T102 Matthew Head, Greensboro, N.C.   39-36--75  (+3)
T102 Keaton Butler, Beaufort, S.C.   39-36--75  (+3)
T102 Jared Chinn, Fayetteville, N.C.   35-40--75  (+3)
T122 Tanner Gross, Archdale, N.C.   37-39--76  (+4)
T122 Dean Channell, Cary, N.C.   38-38--76  (+4)
T122 John Thatch, New Bern, N.C.   36-40--76  (+4)
T122 Doug Ramey, Greer, S.C.   36-40--76  (+4)
T122 Tyler Brown, Waxhaw, N.C.   38-38--76  (+4)
T122 Wick Andrews, Columbia, S.C.   39-37--76  (+4)
T122 Blake Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   38-38--76  (+4)
T129 Bradley Helms, Winston-Salem, N.C.   36-41--77  (+5)
T129 Chandler White, Clemmons, N.C.   40-37--77  (+5)
T129 Matthew Laydon, Charleston, S.C.   37-40--77  (+5)
T129 Jacob Kennedy, Mt. Ulla, N.C.   37-40--77  (+5)
T129 Dylan Bedy, Charlotte, N.C.   38-39--77  (+5)
T134 Drew Johnson, Oak Ridge, N.C.   35-43--78  (+6)
T134 David Cho, Chapel Hill, N.C.   39-39--78  (+6)
T134 Brad Dawson, Mebane, N.C.   39-39--78  (+6)
T134 Jordan Smith, Summerfield, N.C.   38-40--78  (+6)
T134 Thomas Messenheimer, Morganton, N.C.   38-40--78  (+6)
T134 William Carter, Laurinburg, N.C.   37-41--78  (+6)
T134 David Monroe, Greenville, S.C.   40-38--78  (+6)
T134 Jake Rutter, Winston-Salem, N.C.   37-41--78  (+6)
T142 Cary Phillips, Kershaw, S.C.   36-43--79  (+7)
T142 Nolan Mills IV, Charlotte, N.C.   39-40--79  (+7)
T142 Josh Nichols, Kernersville, N.C.   39-40--79  (+7)
T142 Josh Bryan, Chapel Hill, N.C.   38-41--79  (+7)
T142 Brad Coleman, Jamestown, N.C.   36-43--79  (+7)
T147 David Kostyal II, Wilmington, N.C.   37-43--80  (+8)
T147 John Makarauskas, Summerfield, N.C.   40-40--80  (+8)
T149 Michael Wicker, Rougemont, N.C.   38-43--81  (+9)
T149 Keegan Hoff, Charlotte, N.C.   39-42--81  (+9)
T149 Francis McCahill IV, Fayetteville, N.C.   42-39--81  (+9)
T149 Scott Erikson, High Point, N.C.   38-43--81  (+9)
T149 Jake Colley, Holly Springs, N.C.   38-43--81  (+9)
T149 David White, Kinston, N.C.   40-41--81  (+9)
155 Joshua Showfety, Greensboro, N.C.   38-44--82  (+10)
156 Luke Farley, Durham, N.C.   39-44--83  (+11)
157 Jesse Putnam II, Shelby, N.C.   44-46--90  (+18)

Championship Schedule
Thursday, July 9
Round 1: Tee times at 7:30am & 12:30pm off #1 & #10 tees.
11:00am-3:00pm: Hosted player lunch in The Farm course Clubhouse.

Friday, July 10
Round 2: Tee times at 7:30am & 12:30pm off #1 & #10 tees.
11:00am-3:00pm: Hosted player lunch in The Farm course Clubhouse.
Cut to low 60 scores and ties.
Field re-grouped according to score.

Saturday, July 11
Round 3: Tee times at 8:00am off #1 & #10 tees.
12:00pm-3:00pm: Hosted player lunch in The Farm course Clubhouse.
Field re-grouped according to score.

Sunday, July 12
Round 4: Tee times begin at 8:00am off #1 & #10 tees.
Awards ceremony immediately following play at scoreboard.
Top 30 finishers receive merchandise credit in the Greensboro CC golf shop

                                        
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About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

Now in its 106th year, the CGA annually conducts 43 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 140 One-Day (net and gross) events and qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed more than $1,500,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

For more information about the CGA, visit www.carolinasgolf.org.

 

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