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Preview of the 21st NC Junior Boys' 13 & Under

Hampton Roberts of Cary was a semifinalist last year

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (July 6, 2017) -- The Carolinas Golf Association's 21st North Carolina Junior Boys' 13 and Under Championship will take place July 10-11 at Asheboro Municipal Golf Course in Asheboro, N.C.

Related: Championship Web Site | History | Starting Times

The championship is conducted at match play. There is an 18-hole stroke-play qualifying round to determine match play flights and seeding. The top 16 from the stroke-play portion will qualify for the championship flight. The other players will be in flights of 8 players based on their qualifying score.

The championship flight will play 4 rounds of match play. All matches will be 9-hole matches with the championship match being an 18-hole match (no elimination). All other flights will play 3 rounds of 9-hole matches (no elimination). Since there is no elimination, players are encouraged to play all rounds of match play even if they are defeated in an earlier round.

Notable past champions of this event include professional golfers Webb Simpson (1997) and Carter Jenkins (2008). Numerous other winners have played Division I collegiate golf. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has not reached his 14th birthday by July 11, 2017, is a legal resident of North Carolina and the junior golfer, parent or guardian is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association.

This is the 11th consecutive year the championship has been conducted at Asheboro GC. Located just minutes from downtown Asheboro, this popular public nine hole course designed by the famed Donald Ross in 1935, is located on 56 acres of beautiful tree-lined greenways.

Scoring will be provided by the CGA throughout the championship. Live updates will also be available on the CGA’s Junior Department Twitter account, @CarolinasJunior. Continue to visit the CGA website throughout this championship and all year long for complete championship coverage including scores, interviews, photos, and recaps.


Full Field of Players

Name City, State
Adams, Davis Raleigh, NC
Bailey, Benjamin Huntersville, NC
Bock, Alex Morganton , NC
Bode, Jackson Pinehurst, NC
Boone Jr, Daniel Fuquay Varina, NC
Browning, Aidan Charlotte, NC
Chen, Leo Clayton, NC
Childress, Ben Salisbury, NC
Clayton, Jake Burlington, NC
Cranford, Max Hickory , NC
Davis, Zachary Clayton, NC
Duncan, Evan Bessemer, NC
Edwards, Mack Charlotte, NC
Edwards, Turner Charlotte, NC
Fetter, Charlie Charlotte, NC
Fogleman, Samuel Raleigh, NC
Giles, Holland Pinehurst, NC
Gould, Alex Greensboro, NC
Gupta, Abhay Concord , NC
Ha, Chris Fayetteville, NC
Haarlow, Andrew Greensboro, NC
Hawkins, Calvin Lexington, NC
Hawley, Landon Charlotte, NC
Hays, Benjamin Cary, NC
Helms, Parks Fayetteville, NC
Herring, Jake Wilson, NC
Hudson, James Huntersville, NC
Kose, Owen Holly Springs, NC
McCarthy, Matthew Cary, NC
McCarthy, Ryan Cary, NC
McDougall, Matthew Waxhaw, NC
Merrell, Landon Salisbury, NC
Owen, McGwire Mt. Ulla, NC
Owings, James State Road, NC
Pate, Bizzell Elizabethtown, NC
Pate, Henry Elizabethtown, NC
Perry, Brodie Trinity, NC
Polin, Quinlan Cary, NC
Roberts, Hampton Cary, NC
Smith, Tate Gastonia, NC
Strickland, Tyler Holly Springs, NC
Surratt, Caleb Matthews, NC
Turtz, Spencer Charlotte, NC
Van Dyke, Drew Charlotte, NC
Warren, Connor Spruce Pine, NC
Whittington, Maddox Lenoir, NC
Wooten, Ethan High Point, NC
Wright, Cole Wake Forest, NC


Eligibility: Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has not reached his 14th birthday by July 11, 2017, is a legal resident of North Carolina and the junior golfer, parent or guardian is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association.

Schedule of rounds
Monday, July 10
AM - 18-hole stroke play qualifier
PM – Round 1 Match Play (9-hole matches)

Tuesday, July 11
AM – Round 2 Match Play (9-hole matches)
AM - Round 3 Match Play (9-hole matches)
PM – Round 4 Match Play (Championship match=18-holes, all others=9-holes)
Awards presentation after completion of each flight’s final match.

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 48 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 One-Day (net and gross) events as well as 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 nearly $2,000,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

For more information about the CGA, visit our website.



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