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101st Carolinas Amateur Championship Second Round Results
Competitive course record vaults Victor Wiggins to top of the leaderboard

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Second round results from the 101st Carolinas Amateur Championship at Greensboro Country Club's Farm Course on Friday, July 10.  (Course Rating: 74.1/133, Yards: 7244, Par: 35-37--72)

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Victor Wiggins of Gastonia, N.C.
holds 36-hole lead
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Hot, sunny conditions greeted 156 players on cut day at the 101st Carolinas Amateur Championship. Friday's low round tied The Farm Course's competitive course record. Starting on 10, twenty-year-old Victor Wiggins of Gastonia, N.C. birdied six of his first seven holes. Three birdies with a bogey on his inward nine capped an eight-under-par 64.

"My game has been very good all year... it finally clicked with everything," said Wiggins, a rising junior on the UNC Charlotte's golf team, who this year won the first regional title in program history. "It feels good to go low with the putter."

Combined with his opening round 68, Wiggins holds the 36-hole lead at 12-under-par 132.

The competitive course record was set at the 2011 North Carolina Amateur Championship by Ryan Bell of Charlotte and Ryan Gioffre of Greensboro in the first and second rounds, respectively.


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Alone in second place, one stroke behind Wiggins is 17-year-old Doc Redman of Raleigh, N.C. Redman, the 2013 Carolinas Junior Boys' champion, sits at 11-under 133 overall by following his first round 66 with a 5-under 67.

University of Louisville rising junior JD Lehman of Okatie, S.C. and UNC Chapel Hill rising junior Carter Jenkins of Raleigh, N.C. are tied for third at nine-under-par 135. Jenkins is the two-time defending Carolinas Amateur champion. 

Four players are tied in fifth place at 7-under 137 including two-time Carolinas Amateur champion Paul Simson of Raleigh, N.C. 

The field was cut to the top 60 players plus ties for the final two rounds. The cut line fell at 144 (even par) with 62 players making it to the weekend.  The third round is scheduled to begin at 8:00am on Saturday from the #1 and #10 tees.

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.

Second Round Results
July 10, 2015

Place Competitor Score
1 Victor Wiggins, Gastonia, N.C.   68-64--132  (-12)
2 Doc Redman, Raleigh, N.C.   66-67--133  (-11)
T3 JD Lehman, Okatie, S.C.   68-67--135  (-9)
T3 Carter Jenkins, Raleigh, N.C.   66-69--135  (-9)
T5 Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C.   68-69--137  (-7)
T5 Nick Eberhardt, Lake Wylie, S.C.   70-67--137  (-7)
T5 Henry Shimp, Charlotte, N.C.   70-67--137  (-7)
T5 Stanhope Johnson Jr, Greensboro, N.C.   69-68--137  (-7)
T9 Noah Edmondson, Davidson, N.C.   69-69--138  (-6)
T9 Thomas Eldridge, Raleigh, N.C.   69-69--138  (-6)
T9 Sherrill Britt, West End, N.C.   66-72--138  (-6)
T9 Charlie Niland, Charlotte, N.C.   72-66--138  (-6)
T9 Seth Gandy, Durham, N.C.   70-68--138  (-6)
T9 Carson Young, Pendleton, S.C.   68-70--138  (-6)
T9 Peyton White, Davidson, N.C.   70-68--138  (-6)
T16 Stephen Franken, Raleigh, N.C.   67-72--139  (-5)
T16 Todd Hendley, Greer, S.C.   68-71--139  (-5)
T16 Will Blalock, Gastonia, N.C.   71-68--139  (-5)
T16 Dwight Cauthen, Columbia, S.C.   68-71--139  (-5)
T20 David Kocher, Charlotte, N.C.   68-72--140  (-4)
T20 Jonathan Jackson, Chapel Hill, N.C.   73-67--140  (-4)
T20 Christian Park, Charlotte, N.C.   71-69--140  (-4)
T20 Conner Lewis, Davidson, N.C.   72-68--140  (-4)
T20 David Germann, Clayton, N.C.   67-73--140  (-4)
T20 William Rainey, Charlotte, N.C.   69-71--140  (-4)
T20 George Kilgore, Raleigh, N.C.   69-71--140  (-4)
T20 Blake Kennedy, Campobello, S.C.   71-69--140  (-4)
T20 Michael Murray Jr, Greensboro, N.C.   68-72--140  (-4)
T20 Davis Womble, High Point, N.C.   70-70--140  (-4)
T20 Kevin O'Connell, Raleigh, N.C.   67-73--140  (-4)
T31 Gary Pugh, Asheboro, N.C.   67-74--141  (-3)
T31 Keenan Huskey, Greenville, S.C.   68-73--141  (-3)
T33 Joshua Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   73-69--142  (-2)
T33 Alex Smalley, Wake Forest, N.C.   71-71--142  (-2)
T33 Eric Edwards, Salisbury, N.C.   68-74--142  (-2)
T33 Matt Kilgo, Charlotte, N.C.   71-71--142  (-2)
T33 Rick Cloninger, Fort Mill, S.C.   74-68--142  (-2)
T33 Eric Mitchell, Winston-Salem, N.C.   69-73--142  (-2)
T33 Preston Cole, Greer, S.C.   71-71--142  (-2)
T33 Shane Rogan, Columbia, S.C.   70-72--142  (-2)
T33 John Blackwell, Wilmington , N.C.   71-71--142  (-2)
T33 Jarrett Grimes, Columbia, S.C.   70-72--142  (-2)
T43 Uly Grisette, Winston Salem, N.C.   74-69--143  (-1)
T43 Paul Tucker, Waxhaw, N.C.   75-68--143  (-1)
T43 Thomas Todd III, Laurens , S.C.   69-74--143  (-1)
T43 Logan Harrell, Huntersville, N.C.   71-72--143  (-1)
T43 Matt Elliott, Wilkesboro, N.C.   71-72--143  (-1)
T43 Miller Capps, Denver, N.C.   72-71--143  (-1)
T43 Bradley Kauffman, Greer, S.C.   72-71--143  (-1)
T43 Josh Chay, Greer, S.C.   71-72--143  (-1)
T43 Thomas Ellenburg, N. Charleston, S.C.   72-71--143  (-1)
T43 Justin Tereshko, Greensboro, N.C.   71-72--143  (-1)
T53 Chris Cassetta, Winston-Salem, N.C.   73-71--144  (Even)
T53 Philip Oweida, Charlotte, N.C.   69-75--144  (Even)
T53 Joe Jaspers, Huntersville, N.C.   73-71--144  (Even)
T53 Paul Fitzgerald, Charlotte, N.C.   71-73--144  (Even)
T53 Jacob Hicks, Mebane, N.C.   73-71--144  (Even)
T53 Tyler Lail, Conover, N.C.   68-76--144  (Even)
T53 Trey Taylor, Gaffney, S.C.   71-73--144  (Even)
T53 Robert Lutomski, Mauldin, S.C.   71-73--144  (Even)
T53 Cameron Mackay, Bluffton, S.C.   72-72--144  (Even)
T53 Parks Price, Cornelius, N.C.   71-73--144  (Even)
  Failed to Qualify  
T63 Joseph Cansler, Clemmons, N.C.   71-74--145  (+1)
T63 Gray Townsend, Winston Salem, N.C.   74-71--145  (+1)
T63 Brian Westveer, Charlotte, N.C.   72-73--145  (+1)
T63 Jake Smith, Duncan, S.C.   71-74--145  (+1)
T63 Jackson Bailey, Matthews, N.C.   70-75--145  (+1)
T63 Joshua Stockwell, West End, N.C.   75-70--145  (+1)
T69 Kenny Flynn, Winston Salem, N.C.   74-72--146  (+2)
T69 Brandon Truesdale, Winnsboro, S.C.   70-76--146  (+2)
T69 Brandon Twigg, Asheville, N.C.   74-72--146  (+2)
T69 Hardin Councill, High Point, N.C.   70-76--146  (+2)
T69 Jackson Spires, Fayetteville , N.C.   75-71--146  (+2)
T69 Steve Harwell, Mooresville, N.C.   72-74--146  (+2)
T69 Chad Cox, Charlotte, N.C.   75-71--146  (+2)
T69 Ashton Poole Jr., Charlotte, N.C.   75-71--146  (+2)
T69 Bailey Patrick, Charlotte, N.C.   72-74--146  (+2)
T78 Tyler Lucas, Rock Hill, S.C.   72-75--147  (+3)
T78 Blake Wagoner, Cornelius, N.C.   75-72--147  (+3)
T78 Matthew Faulkner, Cape Carteret, N.C.   73-74--147  (+3)
T78 Greg Earnhardt, Greensboro, N.C.   72-75--147  (+3)
T78 William Register, Burlington, N.C.   70-77--147  (+3)
T78 Stephen Lavenets, Rougemont, N.C.   72-75--147  (+3)
T78 Jacob Kennedy, Mt. Ulla, N.C.   77-70--147  (+3)
T78 Charles Spry, Winston Salem, N.C.   75-72--147  (+3)
T78 Taylor Ingle, Winnsboro, S.C.   74-73--147  (+3)
T78 Addison Lambeth, Browns Summit, N.C.   72-75--147  (+3)
T78 Brent Hayes, Kinston, N.C.   72-75--147  (+3)
T78 Jared Chinn, Fayetteville, N.C.   75-72--147  (+3)
T90 Kyle Clemmons, Morganton, N.C.   73-75--148  (+4)
T90 Doug Ramey, Greer, S.C.   76-72--148  (+4)
T90 John Freeman, Asheville, N.C.   73-75--148  (+4)
T90 Levi Kettelhut, Charlotte, N.C.   74-74--148  (+4)
T90 Jordan Griggs, Charlotte, N.C.   73-75--148  (+4)
T90 Drake Cassidy, Hartsville, S.C.   72-76--148  (+4)
T90 Cabrick Waters, Gaffney, S.C.   71-77--148  (+4)
T90 Chandler Mulkey, Johns Island, S.C.   72-76--148  (+4)
T90 Blake Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   76-72--148  (+4)
T90 Spencer Ramseur, Hickory , N.C.   74-74--148  (+4)
T100 Jubal Early Jr, Charlotte, N.C.   74-75--149  (+5)
T100 Thomas Walsh, High Point, N.C.   72-77--149  (+5)
T100 Steve Sharpe, Greensboro, N.C.   75-74--149  (+5)
T100 Pat Thompson, Asheville, N.C.   71-78--149  (+5)
T100 John O'Brien, Columbia, S.C.   75-74--149  (+5)
T100 Matthew Laydon, Charleston, S.C.   77-72--149  (+5)
T100 John Pitt, Raleigh, N.C.   74-75--149  (+5)
T100 Gerald Harrington, Nakina, N.C.   73-76--149  (+5)
T100 Aaron Walker, Charlotte, N.C.   74-75--149  (+5)
T100 Luke Haithcock, Burlington, N.C.   72-77--149  (+5)
T100 Ian Locklear, Pembroke, N.C.   72-77--149  (+5)
T100 Dylan Bedy, Charlotte, N.C.   77-72--149  (+5)
T112 Zachary Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   75-75--150  (+6)
T112 Drew Johnson, Oak Ridge, N.C.   78-72--150  (+6)
T112 Bill Phillips, Charlotte, N.C.   75-75--150  (+6)
T112 Garrett Smith, Hillsborough, N.C.   71-79--150  (+6)
T112 Matthew Head, Greensboro, N.C.   75-75--150  (+6)
T117 Dean Channell, Cary, N.C.   76-75--151  (+7)
T117 John Thatch, New Bern, N.C.   76-75--151  (+7)
T117 Keegan Hoff, Charlotte, N.C.   81-70--151  (+7)
T117 Nolan Mills IV, Charlotte, N.C.   79-72--151  (+7)
T117 Wick Andrews, Columbia, S.C.   76-75--151  (+7)
T117 Jordan Smith, Summerfield, N.C.   78-73--151  (+7)
T123 Jordan Vogler, Pilot Mountain, N.C.   72-80--152  (+8)
T123 Kevin McCallister, Oak Ridge , N.C.   75-77--152  (+8)
T123 Josh Nichols, Kernersville, N.C.   79-73--152  (+8)
T123 Alex Scott, Raleigh, N.C.   75-77--152  (+8)
T123 Jake Rutter, Winston-Salem, N.C.   78-74--152  (+8)
T128 Tanner Gross, Archdale, N.C.   76-77--153  (+9)
T128 Bradley Helms, Winston-Salem, N.C.   77-76--153  (+9)
T128 Steven Brame, Henderson, N.C.   74-79--153  (+9)
T128 David Kostyal II, Wilmington, N.C.   80-73--153  (+9)
T128 Grayson Bell, Piedmont, S.C.   75-78--153  (+9)
T128 Hunter McCombs, Morganton, N.C.   73-80--153  (+9)
T128 Matthew McDonagh Jr, Winston-Salem, N.C.   71-82--153  (+9)
T128 Keaton Butler, Beaufort, S.C.   75-78--153  (+9)
T136 Francis McCahill IV, Fayetteville, N.C.   81-73--154  (+10)
T136 Chandler White, Clemmons, N.C.   77-77--154  (+10)
T136 John Makarauskas, Summerfield, N.C.   80-74--154  (+10)
T139 David Cho, Chapel Hill, N.C.   78-77--155  (+11)
T139 Matthew Rogers, Huntersville, N.C.   75-80--155  (+11)
T141 William Carter, Laurinburg, N.C.   78-78--156  (+12)
T141 Zachary Freeman, Angier, N.C.   75-81--156  (+12)
143 Jake Colley, Holly Springs, N.C.   81-76--157  (+13)
T144 Cary Phillips, Kershaw, S.C.   79-79--158  (+14)
T144 Brad Dawson, Mebane, N.C.   78-80--158  (+14)
T144 Tyler Brown, Waxhaw, N.C.   76-82--158  (+14)
T144 Brad Coleman, Jamestown, N.C.   79-79--158  (+14)
T148 Luke Farley, Durham, N.C.   83-76--159  (+15)
T148 Joshua Showfety, Greensboro, N.C.   82-77--159  (+15)
T150 Michael Wicker, Rougemont, N.C.   81-79--160  (+16)
T150 Josh Bryan, Chapel Hill, N.C.   79-81--160  (+16)
T152 Dwayne Simpson, Charlotte, N.C.   75-86--161  (+17)
T152 Thomas Messenheimer, Morganton, N.C.   78-83--161  (+17)
154 David Monroe, Greenville, S.C.   78-85--163  (+19)
155 David White, Kinston, N.C.   81-85--166  (+22)
156 Jesse Putnam II, Shelby, N.C.   90-81--171  (+27)
157 Scott Erikson, High Point, N.C.   81-WD--WD  (WD)

Capers Cup Results

The Frank F. Capers Cup Team Competition is held during rounds one and two of the Carolinas Amateur Championship that dates back to 1913. Three or four bona fide members from the same club comprise a team. The low three scores count each round. Twelve teams from across the Carolinas comprised the field this year.

The team from Carolinas eClub Charlotte won this year's event with a two-day total of 419 (13-under-par). Winning team members are Victor Wiggins, Logan Harrell, Joe Jaspers and Jordan Griggs.

Capers Cup Final Results:

Club Name Location Two Day Total
Carolinas eClub Charlotte Charlotte, NC 419
Thornblade Club Greer, SC 424
Raintree Country Club Charlotte, NC 426
Charlotte Country Club Charlotte, NC 427
High Point Country Club High Point, NC 432
Carmel Country Club Charlotte, NC 435
Old Town Club Winston-Salem, NC 445
Sedgefield Country Club Greensboro, NC 454
Carolinas eClub Raleigh Raleigh, NC 454
Alamance Country Club Burlington, NC 454
Mimosa Hills Country Club Morganton, NC 462

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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