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Matt Grandy Leads Carolinas Senior

Matt Grandy's opening round of 68 leads by one stroke

ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC - First round results of the 54th Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by Dataw Island Club (Cotton Dike) in St. Helena Island, SC on Sunday, September 13, 2015 (6416 yards, par 36-36—72, 71.2/132).

Matt Grandy of Greenville, SC stands alone at the top of the leaderboard after firing a bogey-free four-under par 68 to hole a one stroke lead over Robby Kirby of Charlotte, NC.

Only seven players were able to break par on the Tom Fazio design with the average score of 78.0 from the field of 115 players.

Defending champion Jim Grainger of Charlotte, NC struggled in his opening round with a nine-over par 81 and stands in a tie for 86th place.

After 36 holes the field will be cut to the low 60 scores and ties for Tuesday’s final round.

Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship is a 54-hole stroke play event open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 55th birthday by September 13, 2015, is a legal resident of North Carolina or South Carolina or owns a residence in either state, 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 10.4.

For more information on the Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship including hole-by-hole scoring and round two starting times please visit: https://www.carolinasgolf.org/championship/home/15senior/year/2015

Round 1 Scores

Place

Competitor

Score

1

Matt Grandy, Greenville, S.C.

  33-35--68  (-4)

2

Robby Kirby, Charlotte, N.C.

  33-36--69  (-3)

T3

Pat Thompson, Asheville, N.C.

  36-34--70  (-2)

T3

John Rudolph, Charlotte, N.C.

  34-36--70  (-2)

T5

Geno Berchiatti, Greenville, S.C.

  34-37--71  (-1)

T5

Walter Odiorne, Blythewood, S.C.

  37-34--71  (-1)

T5

Kevin King, Bluffton, S.C.

  35-36--71  (-1)

T8

Jim Gallagher, Charlotte, N.C.

  36-36--72  (Even)

T8

Keith Waters, Raleigh, N.C.

  35-37--72  (Even)

T8

Frank Ford III, Charleston, S.C.

  34-38--72  (Even)

T8

Ron Carpenter, Creedmoor, N.C.

  35-37--72  (Even)

T8

Walter Todd Sr, Laurens, S.C.

  37-35--72  (Even)

T8

Dale Porter, Leland, N.C.

  34-38--72  (Even)

T8

Mike Schmid, Monroe, N.C.

  37-35--72  (Even)

T8

Ed Byman, Raleigh, N.C.

  37-35--72  (Even)

T16

Don Detweiler, Raleigh, N.C.

  36-37--73  (+1)

T16

Bob Stringer, Blythewood, S.C.

  33-40--73  (+1)

T16

Bill Palmer Jr, Bluffton, S.C.

  36-37--73  (+1)

T16

Gary Brown, Charlotte, N.C.

  34-39--73  (+1)

T20

Russ Perry, Winston Salem, N.C.

  37-37--74  (+2)

T20

John Walters, Charlotte, N.C.

  37-37--74  (+2)

T20

Rick Luzar, Pinehurst, N.C.

  36-38--74  (+2)

T20

Steve Spiegler, Charlotte, N.C.

  36-38--74  (+2)

T20

Gary Robinson, Fayetteville, N.C.

  37-37--74  (+2)

T20

Eric Ardery, Durham, N.C.

  36-38--74  (+2)

T20

John Long, Murrells Inlet, S.C.

  36-38--74  (+2)

T27

Arlis Pike, Kernersville, N.C.

  38-37--75  (+3)

T27

John Fritz, Mint Hill, N.C.

  38-37--75  (+3)

T27

Norman Davis Jr, Charlotte, N.C.

  37-38--75  (+3)

T27

Richard Condrey, Nebo, N.C.

  37-38--75  (+3)

T31

Robert Vespa, Summerfield, N.C.

  39-37--76  (+4)

T31

Dennis Helms, Monroe, N.C.

  35-41--76  (+4)

T31

Jim Burgess, Murrells Inlet, S.C.

  39-37--76  (+4)

T31

Rick Cloninger, Fort Mill, S.C.

  36-40--76  (+4)

T31

Johnny Elam, Charlotte, N.C.

  38-38--76  (+4)

T31

Michael McDowell, Charlotte, N.C.

  34-42--76  (+4)

T31

Kelly Miller, Southern Pines, N.C.

  39-37--76  (+4)

T31

John Franklin, Saint Helena Island, S.C.

  37-39--76  (+4)

T31

David Camadine, Charlotte, N.C.

  36-40--76  (+4)

T31

Tim Boynton, Beaufort, N.C.

  39-37--76  (+4)

T41

Greg Powell, Charlotte, N.C.

  37-40--77  (+5)

T41

Bill Smunk, Kingstree, S.C.

  37-40--77  (+5)

T41

Steve Wilson, Wilmington, N.C.

  39-38--77  (+5)

T41

Holley Wallace, Columbia, S.C.

  41-36--77  (+5)

T41

Bill Phillips, Charlotte, N.C.

  40-37--77  (+5)

T41

Bernie Shealy, Columbia, S.C.

  39-38--77  (+5)

T41

John Smunk, Port Royal, S.C.

  35-42--77  (+5)

T41

Bob Edens, Columbia, S.C.

  35-42--77  (+5)

T41

Dev Gregg, Charlotte, N.C.

  39-38--77  (+5)

T41

Butch English, Cornelius, N.C.

  41-36--77  (+5)

T41

Rick Stitzer, Raleigh, N.C.

  39-38--77  (+5)

T52

James Pearson, Charlotte, N.C.

  39-39--78  (+6)

T52

Tim Teaster, Columbia, S.C.

  38-40--78  (+6)

T52

Terry Ezell, York, S.C.

  42-36--78  (+6)

T52

Brad Buxton, Greensboro, N.C.

  40-38--78  (+6)

T52

Mike Gravley, Greer, S.C.

  38-40--78  (+6)

T52

Russ McLauchlan, Fuquay-Varina, N.C.

  38-40--78  (+6)

T52

Charlie Parks, Asheboro, N.C.

  38-40--78  (+6)

T52

Bradford Kroll, Charlotte, N.C.

  40-38--78  (+6)

T52

Andy Gianoukos, Charleston, S.C.

  40-38--78  (+6)

T52

Jim Wise, Columbia, S.C.

  40-38--78  (+6)

T52

Mike Calkins, Columbia, S.C.

  39-39--78  (+6)

T52

Brandon Godfrey, Nebo, N.C.

  37-41--78  (+6)

T64

Jack Nance, Pinehurst, N.C.

  42-37--79  (+7)

T64

Mike Sprouts, Newton, N.C.

  38-41--79  (+7)

T64

Wayne Rogers, Easley, S.C.

  39-40--79  (+7)

T64

David Eaker, Forest City, N.C.

  40-39--79  (+7)

T64

Marc Cox, Greensboro, N.C.

  39-40--79  (+7)

T64

Charles Hall, Hilton Head, S.C.

  40-39--79  (+7)

T64

Farley Davis, High Point, N.C.

  38-41--79  (+7)

T71

Tim Pope, Spartanburg, S.C.

  38-42--80  (+8)

T71

Bill Long, Ahoskie, N.C.

  40-40--80  (+8)

T71

Todd Hendley, Greer, S.C.

  38-42--80  (+8)

T71

Andy Burnette, Raleigh, N.C.

  42-38--80  (+8)

T71

Steve Sharpe, Greensboro, N.C.

  40-40--80  (+8)

T71

Jackson Hughes Jr, Greenville, S.C.

  42-38--80  (+8)

T71

Edward Mills, Fairview, N.C.

  41-39--80  (+8)

T71

John L Cottrell Jr, Gilbert, S.C.

  41-39--80  (+8)

T71

Jeff Jackson, Goldsboro, N.C.

  41-39--80  (+8)

T71

Phil Bland, Waynesville, N.C.

  41-39--80  (+8)

T71

John Dennis III, Greenville, S.C.

  37-43--80  (+8)

T71

Steven Misenheimer, Huntersville, N.C.

  40-40--80  (+8)

T71

Grant Hoffman, Asheboro, N.C.

  38-42--80  (+8)

T71

Kenny Bieschke, Bluffton, S.C.

  37-43--80  (+8)

T71

Steve Burke, Burlington, N.C.

  35-45--80  (+8)

T86

Hugh Quinn, Lewisville, N.C.

  41-40--81  (+9)

T86

Johnny Adams, Cary, N.C.

  39-42--81  (+9)

T86

Jim Grainger, Charlotte, N.C.

  40-41--81  (+9)

T86

Gordon Gourley, Hilton Head, S.C.

  42-39--81  (+9)

T86

Rick Kline, Davidson, N.C.

  40-41--81  (+9)

T86

Chuck Latham, Vass, N.C.

  39-42--81  (+9)

T86

Edward Galbavy, Seabrook Island, S.C.

  41-40--81  (+9)

T93

Tom Eberhard, Seabrook Island, S.C.

  42-40--82  (+10)

T93

Arch Reed, Pinehurst, N.C.

  39-43--82  (+10)

T93

Gus Sylvan, Columbia, S.C.

  42-40--82  (+10)

T93

Jim Hunsuck, Statesville, N.C.

  39-43--82  (+10)

T93

Spike Smith, Pinehurst, N.C.

  41-41--82  (+10)

T93

Glen Subin, Pinehurst, N.C.

  43-39--82  (+10)

T93

Robert Bennett Jr, Cheraw, S.C.

  42-40--82  (+10)

T93

Ben Whipple, Marietta, S.C.

  43-39--82  (+10)

T93

Mike Arnold, Mooresville, N.C.

  36-46--82  (+10)

102

Rodney Jones, Apex, N.C.

  36-47--83  (+11)

T103

Randy Allen, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  39-45--84  (+12)

T103

James Morgan, Greensboro, N.C.

  44-40--84  (+12)

T103

Chuck Parker, Raleigh, N.C.

  43-41--84  (+12)

T103

Darryl Averyhart, Columbia, S.C.

  34-50--84  (+12)

T107

Larry Cowman, Charlotte, N.C.

  43-42--85  (+13)

T107

Chip Hunter, Winston Salem, N.C.

  41-44--85  (+13)

T107

Rick Finnin, Pinehurst, N.C.

  40-45--85  (+13)

T110

John McCallie, Durham, N.C.

  43-44--87  (+15)

T110

George Conekin III, Jacksonville, N.C.

  44-43--87  (+15)

T110

Barry Mullinax, Travelers Rest, S.C.

  43-44--87  (+15)

T113

Charley Hodges, Charlotte, N.C.

  43-45--88  (+16)

T113

Tom Cunneff, Charleston, S.C.

  46-42--88  (+16)

115

Mike Purkey, Charlotte, N.C.

  WD-WD--WD  (WD)

 

 



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