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Pine Lakes CC to Host Carolinas Net Am

 

Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach will host the 6th Carolinas Net Amateur

 


SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (November 9, 2016) –  A field of 107 players are registered for the 6th Carolinas Net Amateur Championship to be held at Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on November 12-13. Overall champions will be crowned in six divisions (Men, Women, Senior Men, Senior Women, Super Senior Men, and Super Senior Women). Some of last year’s winners -- Senior Men’s Champion - Jeff Yohn of Kernersville, N.C.; Senior Women’s Champion - Mary Jones of Simpsonville, S.C.; and Super Senior Women's Champion Maggie Collins of Greensboro, N.C.-- return to defend their titles.

Related: Pairings | Scoring | Championship Website

This championship is co-conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA), South Carolina Golf Association (SCGA) and Women’s South Carolina Golf Association (WSCGA).

Format: USGA Rules Apply, 36 holes of net stroke play using 100% Course Handicap. Net Score is calculated by subtracting Course Handicap from Gross Score. Players are assigned into flights within divisions by net score following the first round.

Eligibility: Entry is open to any amateur golfer who has reached his or her 18th birthday by November 12, 2016, 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), South Carolina Golf Association (SCGA) or Women’s South Carolina Golf Association (WSCGA) and has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA/SCGA/WSCGA member club.

Schedule of Rounds:
Saturday, November 12
First Round: 10:00am shotgun start.
Re-pair and flight field within divisions according to net score for final round.

Sunday, November 13
Final Round: 10:00am shotgun start.
 

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 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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