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101st Carolinas Amateur Championship Third Round Results
harlotte's Henry Shimp holds 54-hole lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Third round results from the 101st Carolinas Amateur Championship at Greensboro Country Club's Farm Course on Saturday, July 11.  (Course Rating: 74.1/133, Yards: 7244, Par: 35-37--72)

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After a course record-tying 64, second round leader Victor Wiggins of Gastonia, N.C. started his third round at 12-under-par. He finished the day at the same score, mixing a birdie with a bogey, and dropping into a tie for third. 

While the leader was unable to separate himself from the field, others made their move up the leaderboard. Three players shot 7-under 65: Henry Shimp of Charlotte, N.C., Alex Smalley of Wake Forest, N.C., and Davis Womble of High Point, N.C. A rising senior at Wake Forest University, Womble's round was highlighted by a hole-in-one using 7 iron on the 177 yard 14th.

Beginning the day at 7-under, Shimp's 7-under third round propels him into the lead at 14-under 202. In May, Shimp played with Nolan Mills IV in the inaugural U.S. Four-Ball. A few days later he won the N.C. High School 4A Western golf regional. A 17-year-old rising senior at Myers Park, he has committed to play college golf at Stanford University. Looking ahead to the final round, his plan is pretty simple. "I'm going to try to keep on driving the ball well and put myself in good position," said Shimp. "I think that's important out here."

Smalley's 65 moved him into a tie for 9th place. "I hit a lot of good approach shots early and gave myself good looks for birdie and happened to make a few early putts to start," said Smalley, an 18-year-old incoming freshman at Duke University. "Seeing the ball go in early on helped me to keep the momentum I had going into my back nine."

17-year-old Doc Redman of Raleigh, N.C. remains alone in second place after a two-under-par 70 on Saturday. A rising high school senior, Redman has committed to play college golf at Clemson University.

Despite only missing four greens in his second round, UNC Chapel Hill rising junior Carter Jenkins of Raleigh, N.C. was even-par through 14 holes. Showing his two-time Carolinas Amateur champion form, he then birdied three of his final four holes to join Sunday's final pairing. "I wasn't hitting anything close until I rattled the flag on 15," said 19-year-old Jenkins. "Those birdies give me good momentum going into tomorrow's round." He is tied for third with Wiggins at 12-under 204.

While the leaders are young of age, they are not short of championship experience. Shimp is the reigning Carolinas Junior Boys' champion. Redman won the same championship in 2013. Jenkins is a 6-time CGA champion. Smalley won the 2014 North Carolina Junior Boys' Championship. In 2010, Womble was the Carolinas Junior Boys' champion. While Wiggins has not won a CGA title, he was runner-up in 2010 to Womble.

Carolinas golf history could be on Sunday.  If Shimp holds on to win the Carolinas Amateur, he will become the first player to hold both the Carolinas Junior and Amateur titles at the same time. If two-time defending champion Carter Jenkins wins, he would join F.M. Laxton (1921-'23) of Charlotte, N.C. as the only golfers to win the Carolinas Amateur title three consecutive years.

Eight players are within four shots of the lead. The final round is scheduled to begin at 8:00am on Sunday from the #1 and #10 tees. The leaders will tee off at 9:40 from #1. Spectators are encouraged to come watch the exciting finish.

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.

Third Round Results
July 11, 2015

Place Competitor Score
1 Henry Shimp, Charlotte, N.C.   70-67-65--202  (-14)
2 Doc Redman, Raleigh, N.C.   66-67-70--203  (-13)
T3 Victor Wiggins, Gastonia, N.C.   68-64-72--204  (-12)
T3 Carter Jenkins, Raleigh, N.C.   66-69-69--204  (-12)
T5 Stanhope Johnson Jr, Greensboro, N.C.   69-68-68--205  (-11)
T5 JD Lehman, Okatie, S.C.   68-67-70--205  (-11)
T5 Davis Womble, High Point, N.C.   70-70-65--205  (-11)
8 David Kocher, Charlotte, N.C.   68-72-66--206  (-10)
T9 Alex Smalley, Wake Forest, N.C.   71-71-65--207  (-9)
T9 Charlie Niland, Charlotte, N.C.   72-66-69--207  (-9)
T11 Thomas Eldridge, Raleigh, N.C.   69-69-70--208  (-8)
T11 Will Blalock, Gastonia, N.C.   71-68-69--208  (-8)
T11 Christian Park, Charlotte, N.C.   71-69-68--208  (-8)
T11 Seth Gandy, Durham, N.C.   70-68-70--208  (-8)
T11 Carson Young, Pendleton, S.C.   68-70-70--208  (-8)
T11 Dwight Cauthen, Columbia, S.C.   68-71-69--208  (-8)
T17 Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C.   68-69-72--209  (-7)
T17 Nick Eberhardt, Lake Wylie, S.C.   70-67-72--209  (-7)
19 Noah Edmondson, Davidson, N.C.   69-69-72--210  (-6)
T20 Eric Mitchell, Winston-Salem, N.C.   69-73-69--211  (-5)
T20 Keenan Huskey, Greenville, S.C.   68-73-70--211  (-5)
T20 Matt Elliott, Wilkesboro, N.C.   71-72-68--211  (-5)
T20 William Rainey, Charlotte, N.C.   69-71-71--211  (-5)
T20 Kevin O'Connell, Raleigh, N.C.   67-73-71--211  (-5)
T25 Joshua Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   73-69-70--212  (-4)
T25 Joe Jaspers, Huntersville, N.C.   73-71-68--212  (-4)
T25 Jacob Hicks, Mebane, N.C.   73-71-68--212  (-4)
T25 Thomas Todd III, Laurens , S.C.   69-74-69--212  (-4)
T29 Matt Kilgo, Charlotte, N.C.   71-71-71--213  (-3)
T29 Paul Tucker, Waxhaw, N.C.   75-68-70--213  (-3)
T29 David Germann, Clayton, N.C.   67-73-73--213  (-3)
T29 Blake Kennedy, Campobello, S.C.   71-69-73--213  (-3)
T29 Jarrett Grimes, Columbia, S.C.   70-72-71--213  (-3)
T29 Parks Price, Taylorsville, N.C.   71-73-69--213  (-3)
T29 Justin Tereshko, Greensboro, N.C.   71-72-70--213  (-3)
T36 Stephen Franken, Raleigh, N.C.   67-72-75--214  (-2)
T36 Gary Pugh, Asheboro, N.C.   67-74-73--214  (-2)
T36 Sherrill Britt, West End, N.C.   66-72-76--214  (-2)
T36 Michael Murray Jr, Greensboro, N.C.   68-72-74--214  (-2)
T40 Chris Cassetta, Winston-Salem, N.C.   73-71-71--215  (-1)
T40 Rick Cloninger, Fort Mill, S.C.   74-68-73--215  (-1)
T40 Logan Harrell, Huntersville, N.C.   71-72-72--215  (-1)
T40 Miller Capps, Denver, N.C.   72-71-72--215  (-1)
T40 Peyton White, Davidson, N.C.   70-68-77--215  (-1)
T45 Todd Hendley, Greer, S.C.   68-71-77--216  (Even)
T45 Bradley Kauffman, Greer, S.C.   72-71-73--216  (Even)
T45 Josh Chay, Greer, S.C.   71-72-73--216  (Even)
T48 Preston Cole, Greer, S.C.   71-71-75--217  (+1)
T48 Conner Lewis, Davidson, N.C.   72-68-77--217  (+1)
T48 George Kilgore, Raleigh, N.C.   69-71-77--217  (+1)
T48 John Blackwell, Wilmington , N.C.   71-71-75--217  (+1)
T52 Philip Oweida, Charlotte, N.C.   69-75-74--218  (+2)
T52 Eric Edwards, Salisbury, N.C.   68-74-76--218  (+2)
T52 Uly Grisette, Winston Salem, N.C.   74-69-75--218  (+2)
T52 Tyler Lail, Conover, N.C.   68-76-74--218  (+2)
T52 Thomas Ellenburg, N. Charleston, S.C.   72-71-75--218  (+2)
T57 Paul Fitzgerald, Charlotte, N.C.   71-73-75--219  (+3)
T57 Cameron Mackay, Bluffton, S.C.   72-72-75--219  (+3)
59 Robert Lutomski, Mauldin, S.C.   71-73-76--220  (+4)
T60 Trey Taylor, Gaffney, S.C.   71-73-77--221  (+5)
T60 Shane Rogan, Columbia, S.C.   70-72-79--221  (+5)
62 Jonathan Jackson, Chapel Hill, N.C.   73-67-WD--WD  (WD)
T63 Joseph Cansler, Clemmons, N.C.   71-74  (+1)
T63 Gray Townsend, Winston Salem, N.C.   74-71  (+1)
T63 Brian Westveer, Charlotte, N.C.   72-73  (+1)
T63 Jake Smith, Duncan, S.C.   71-74  (+1)
T63 Jackson Bailey, Matthews, N.C.   70-75  (+1)
T63 Joshua Stockwell, West End, N.C.   75-70  (+1)
T69 Kenny Flynn, Winston Salem, N.C.   74-72  (+2)
T69 Brandon Truesdale, Winnsboro, S.C.   70-76  (+2)
T69 Brandon Twigg, Asheville, N.C.   74-72  (+2)
T69 Hardin Councill, High Point, N.C.   70-76  (+2)
T69 Jackson Spires, Fayetteville , N.C.   75-71  (+2)
T69 Steve Harwell, Mooresville, N.C.   72-74  (+2)
T69 Chad Cox, Charlotte, N.C.   75-71  (+2)
T69 Ashton Poole Jr., Charlotte, N.C.   75-71  (+2)
T69 Bailey Patrick, Charlotte, N.C.   72-74  (+2)
T78 Tyler Lucas, Rock Hill, S.C.   72-75  (+3)
T78 Blake Wagoner, Cornelius, N.C.   75-72  (+3)
T78 Matthew Faulkner, Cape Carteret, N.C.   73-74  (+3)
T78 Greg Earnhardt, Greensboro, N.C.   72-75  (+3)
T78 William Register, Burlington, N.C.   70-77  (+3)
T78 Stephen Lavenets, Rougemont, N.C.   72-75  (+3)
T78 Jacob Kennedy, Mt. Ulla, N.C.   77-70  (+3)
T78 Charles Spry, Winston Salem, N.C.   75-72  (+3)
T78 Taylor Ingle, Winnsboro, S.C.   74-73  (+3)
T78 Addison Lambeth, Browns Summit, N.C.   72-75  (+3)
T78 Brent Hayes, Kinston, N.C.   72-75  (+3)
T78 Jared Chinn, Fayetteville, N.C.   75-72  (+3)
T90 Kyle Clemmons, Morganton, N.C.   73-75  (+4)
T90 Doug Ramey, Greer, S.C.   76-72  (+4)
T90 John Freeman, Asheville, N.C.   73-75  (+4)
T90 Levi Kettelhut, Charlotte, N.C.   74-74  (+4)
T90 Jordan Griggs, Charlotte, N.C.   73-75  (+4)
T90 Drake Cassidy, Hartsville, S.C.   72-76  (+4)
T90 Cabrick Waters, Gaffney, S.C.   71-77  (+4)
T90 Chandler Mulkey, Johns Island, S.C.   72-76  (+4)
T90 Blake Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   76-72  (+4)
T90 Spencer Ramseur, Hickory , N.C.   74-74  (+4)
T100 Jubal Early Jr, Charlotte, N.C.   74-75  (+5)
T100 Thomas Walsh, High Point, N.C.   72-77  (+5)
T100 Steve Sharpe, Greensboro, N.C.   75-74  (+5)
T100 Pat Thompson, Asheville, N.C.   71-78  (+5)
T100 John O'Brien, Columbia, S.C.   75-74  (+5)
T100 Matthew Laydon, Charleston, S.C.   77-72  (+5)
T100 John Pitt, Raleigh, N.C.   74-75  (+5)
T100 Gerald Harrington, Nakina, N.C.   73-76  (+5)
T100 Aaron Walker, Charlotte, N.C.   74-75  (+5)
T100 Luke Haithcock, Burlington, N.C.   72-77  (+5)
T100 Ian Locklear, Pembroke, N.C.   72-77  (+5)
T100 Dylan Bedy, Charlotte, N.C.   77-72  (+5)
T112 Zachary Martin, Pinehurst, N.C.   75-75  (+6)
T112 Drew Johnson, Oak Ridge, N.C.   78-72  (+6)
T112 Bill Phillips, Charlotte, N.C.   75-75  (+6)
T112 Garrett Smith, Hillsborough, N.C.   71-79  (+6)
T112 Matthew Head, Greensboro, N.C.   75-75  (+6)
T117 Dean Channell, Cary, N.C.   76-75  (+7)
T117 John Thatch, New Bern, N.C.   76-75  (+7)
T117 Keegan Hoff, Charlotte, N.C.   81-70  (+7)
T117 Nolan Mills IV, Charlotte, N.C.   79-72  (+7)
T117 Wick Andrews, Columbia, S.C.   76-75  (+7)
T117 Jordan Smith, Summerfield, N.C.   78-73  (+7)
T123 Jordan Vogler, Pilot Mountain, N.C.   72-80  (+8)
T123 Kevin McCallister, Oak Ridge , N.C.   75-77  (+8)
T123 Josh Nichols, Kernersville, N.C.   79-73  (+8)
T123 Alex Scott, Raleigh, N.C.   75-77  (+8)
T123 Jake Rutter, Winston-Salem, N.C.   78-74  (+8)
T128 Tanner Gross, Archdale, N.C.   76-77  (+9)
T128 Bradley Helms, Winston-Salem, N.C.   77-76  (+9)
T128 Steven Brame, Henderson, N.C.   74-79  (+9)
T128 David Kostyal II, Wilmington, N.C.   80-73  (+9)
T128 Grayson Bell, Piedmont, S.C.   75-78  (+9)
T128 Hunter McCombs, Morganton, N.C.   73-80  (+9)
T128 Matthew McDonagh Jr, Winston-Salem, N.C.   71-82  (+9)
T128 Keaton Butler, Beaufort, S.C.   75-78  (+9)
T136 Francis McCahill IV, Fayetteville, N.C.   81-73  (+10)
T136 Chandler White, Clemmons, N.C.   77-77  (+10)
T136 John Makarauskas, Summerfield, N.C.   80-74  (+10)
T139 David Cho, Chapel Hill, N.C.   78-77  (+11)
T139 Matthew Rogers, Huntersville, N.C.   75-80  (+11)
T141 William Carter, Laurinburg, N.C.   78-78  (+12)
T141 Zachary Freeman, Angier, N.C.   75-81  (+12)
143 Jake Colley, Holly Springs, N.C.   81-76  (+13)
T144 Cary Phillips, Kershaw, S.C.   79-79  (+14)
T144 Brad Dawson, Mebane, N.C.   78-80  (+14)
T144 Tyler Brown, Waxhaw, N.C.   76-82  (+14)
T144 Brad Coleman, Jamestown, N.C.   79-79  (+14)
T148 Luke Farley, Durham, N.C.   83-76  (+15)
T148 Joshua Showfety, Greensboro, N.C.   82-77  (+15)
T150 Michael Wicker, Rougemont, N.C.   81-79  (+16)
T150 Josh Bryan, Chapel Hill, N.C.   79-81  (+16)
T152 Dwayne Simpson, Charlotte, N.C.   75-86  (+17)
T152 Thomas Messenheimer, Morganton, N.C.   78-83  (+17)
154 David Monroe, Greenville, S.C.   78-85  (+19)
155 David White, Kinston, N.C.   81-85  (+22)
156 Jesse Putnam II, Shelby, N.C.   90-81  (+27)
157 Scott Erikson, High Point, N.C.   81-WD  (WD)

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.    

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