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Top Players in 13th Dogwood Junior Girls'

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (August 4, 2017) -- The Carolinas Golf Association's 13th  Dogwood State Girls' Junior Championship will take place August 8-10 at Pinewood Country Club in Asheboro N.C. 37 girls will compete for the title.

The Dogwood State Girls' Junior Championship format is 54 holes of stroke play. All competitors will compete in one division and play from 6,028 yards. The champion will be invited to represent the CGA in the Mid-Atlantic
Challenge Junior Girls’ Team Matches in 2018.

Related: Championship Web Site | Full Field of Players | History | Starting Times | Scoring

Players to Watch:

Madison Isaacson of Greensboro is 12th in the North Carolina Junior Rankings, the best in the field. Isaacson won the TYGA High Point Junior with scores of 71-73--144. Last week, she finished 12th at the Carolinas Junior Girls' Championship. She also made it to the round of 16 at the North Carolinas Junior Girls Championship and recorded top-10 finishes at the Amino Vital Junior and the Carolinas PGA Junior Championship.

Hailey Joy of Reidsville is ranked the 13th-best girls' junior golfer in NC. She qualifying for the U.S. Girls Junior Championship and recently won the Dan Dobson Junior after carding a round of five-under-par 67. T-5 at the CGA Twin State Junior Girls' Championship and made it to the round of 16 at the North Carolina Junior Girls Championship. top-15 at the Vicki DiSantis Junior Girls' Championship.

Sophie Holland of Cornelius recently moved up eight spots to 22nd in the NC Junior Rankings. Holland acquired a third place finish Carolinas Girls' 15 and under Championship. Also, she made it to the round of 16 at the North Carolina Junior Girls Championship and finished at even-par in stroke play qualifying portion. In addition, she secured a top-15 finish at the Vicki DiSantis Junior Girls Championship and finished T-5 in the North Carlota Trusted Choice "Big I" Girls Championship.

Katherine Schuster of Kill Devil Hills is the 26th ranked junior girls' golfer in NC and won the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour College Prep with scores of 72-74--146. Last week, she finished 10th at the Carolinas Junior Girls'. She also finished T-6 at the Carolinas Women's Amateur Championship and T-7 at the Vicki DiSantis Junior Girls Championship. Also, she made it to the Round of 16 at the North Carolina Junior Girls.

Scoring will be provided by the CGA throughout the championship, offering 9 and 18-hole updates. Live updates will also be available on the CGA’s official Twitter, @CarolinasJunior. Continue to visit the CGA website throughout this championship and all year long for complete championship coverage including scores, interviews, photos, and recaps.

 

Championship Facts
Event: 13th Dogwood State Girls' Junior Championship
Playing Dates: August 8-10
Host Site: Pinewood Country Club in Asheboro N.C.
Championship Division - 6,028 yards, par 72, Course Rating 76.0/138
Defending Champion: Natalie Petersen, Holly Springs, N.C.
Format: 54 holes of stroke play.


Eligibility: Entry is open to any female amateur golfer ages 12 to 18 as of August 10, 2017, who has not started college, is a legal resident of North Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) and has a current USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club that does not exceed 18.3.

 

Schedule of rounds

Tuesday, August 8
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Round 1 starting times
12:30p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Player’s Lunch
Wednesday, August 9
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Round 2 starting times
12:30p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Player’s Lunch
Thursday, August 10
9:00 a.m. Round 3 shotgun start
1:30 p.m. Awards luncheon

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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