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Cape Fear Takes Carolinas Women's Club Team Lead

 

WALLACE, N.C. (October 13, 2020) -- First round results of the 4th Carolinas Women’s Club Team Championship at River Landing Golf Club (Landing) in Wallace, N.C. on October 13, 2020.  The field is competing at approximately 5,060 yards, par 72.

 

The CGA is conducting this championship under our COVID-19 Tournament Protocols. Learn more here

 

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

 

Cape Fear Country Club, playing in their first Carolinas Women’s Club Team Championship, has taken an early four-stroke lead at River Landing Golf Club. The side of Natalie Petersen and Teresa Balkum of Wilmington, N.C. carded the low round of the day firing off a 7-under-par, 65 in the captain’s choice round. The other half of the Cape Fear team, Libby Neil and Debbie Long of Wilmington, N.C. shot 3-under-par, 69 to bring the team total to 10-under-par, 134. 

 

Three-time champions, Pinehurst Country Club are in second position after a 6-under-par, 138 overall opening round. Patty Moore and Donna Tanner shot the second lowest round of the day at 5-under-par, 67. With the addition of Kendra Muir and Sally Means of Pinehurst, N.C., the team is just four strokes off of the lead heading into the four-ball stroke play round tomorrow. 

 

Maureen McCarthy and Cheryl Stamp of Wallace, N.C. carded a 4-under-par, 68 to help put the home team, River Landing Golf Club in third position. Cheryl Nichols and Janice Zoesch of Wallace, N.C. shot 1-under-par, 71 to bring the team total to 5-under-par, 139. 

 

In the Carolinas Division, Wildwood Green Golf Club has taken a six stroke lead at 6-under-par, 138 overall (net score). Wildwood Green is followed by Pinehurst Country Club in second at even-par, 144 (net) total and River Landing Golf Club and Starmount Forest Country Club tied for third at 1-over-par, 145 (net) total. 

 

Sue McDermott and Debbie Hockman of Pinehurst Country Club, Maria Malone and Linda Arnaud of Starmount Forest Country Club, and Denice Short and Kim Waterhouse of Wildwood Green Golf Club all tied for lowest side in their division at 4-under-par, 68 net.

 

To view the full leaderboard, click on the scoring link above. The second round tomorrow will be four-ball stroke play with starting times from 8:30 a.m. to 10:31 a.m. off of #1 tee.

 

Schedule of Rounds:

 

Wednesday, October 14

Second Round - 18 Holes of Four-Ball Stroke Play

Starting times from 8:30 a.m. to 10:31 a.m. off of #1 tee

 

Thursday, October 15

Final Round - 18 Holes of Pinehurst Alternate Shot

Starting times from 8:30 a.m. to 10:31 a.m. off of #1 tee

 

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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