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Carolinas Mid-Am Q Dolphin Head

Paul Clark, Charlotte, NC

Hilton Head Island, SC – Sectional qualifying results of the 36th Carolinas Mid-Amateur Championship hosted by Dolphin Head Country Club in Hilton Head Island, on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 (6,606 yards, Par 36-36—72, (72.7/140).

Rob Simmons of Beaufort, SC and Paul Clark of Charlotte, NC posted one over par 73’s to spilt medalist honors.

The cut line fell at 79 as 8 players advanced to the 36th Carolinas Mid-Amateur Championship that will be played April 15-17, 2016 at Dataw Island Club (Cotton Dike) in Dataw Island, SC.

Hole-by-Hole Scoring:

Qualifying Results







Paul Clark, Charlotte, N.C.

  37-36--73  (+1)



Rob Simmons, Beaufort, S.C.

  36-37--73  (+1)



Benji Gecy, Cat island, S.C.

  38-36--74  (+2)



Matt O'Quinn, Beaufort, S.C.

  40-35--75  (+3)



Terry Lanning, Beaufort, S.C.

  38-39--77  (+5)



Sean McAvoy, Johns Island, S.C.

  43-34--77  (+5)



Kenny Bieschke, Bluffton, S.C.

  37-41--78  (+6)



Jim Young, Charleston, S.C.

  41-38--79  (+7)


Failed to Qualify




Rob Bovender, Mt Pleasant, S.C.

  41-40--81  (+9)



John Gecy, Beaufort, S.C.

  42-41--83  (+11)



Josh Sapolich, Charleston, S.C.

  42-41--83  (+11)



Ed Borja, Summerville, S.C.

  40-44--84  (+12)



Steven Earman, Bluffton, S.C.

  44-42--86  (+14)



Zack Kelly, Mount Pleasant, S.C.

  41-46--87  (+15)



John Salerno, Charlotte, N.C.

  44-45--89  (+17)



Benjamin Weiss, Garner, N.C.

  WD-WD--WD  (WD)


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.

The CGA annually conducts 42 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 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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Rusty Harder, Director of Rules & Competitions
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