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Preview: 12th Carolinas Young Amateur


SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (December 30, 2020) -- The Carolinas Golf Association will conduct the 12th Carolinas Young Amateur at Pinewild Country Club (Magnolia) in Pinehurst, N.C. from January 4 - 5, 2021. The Women’s Division will compete at 6,063 yards and the Men’s Division will compete at 6,969 yards, par 36-36--72. 


The CGA will be conducting this championship under the COVID-19 Tournament Protocols. Learn more here


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


Top 50 Ranked Carolinas Women in the Field:

  • No. 2 Anna Morgan of Spartanburg, S.C.

  • No. 7 Jodee Tindal of Rock Hill, S.C. 

  • No. 10 Mallory Fobes of East Bend, N.C.

  • No. 11 Emily Dunlap of Greenville, S.C.

  • No. 19 Jessica Spicer of Bahama, N.C.

  • No. 23 Carrie Catherine Ganim of Greensboro, N.C.

  • No. 26 Madison Isaacson of Greensboro, N.C.

  • No. 27 Gracyn Burgess of Lexington, S.C.

  • No. 40 Michaela Cox of Greensboro, N.C.

  • No. 46 Victoria Ladd of Greensboro, N.C.


Top 50 Ranked Carolinas Men in the Field:

  • No. 8 Patrick Stephenson of Four Oaks, N.C. 

  • No. 21 Nicholas Mathews of Mebane, N.C.

  • No. 47 Rafe Reynolds of Greenville, S.C.

  • No. 48 Austin Duncan of York, S.C.

  • No. 50 Evans Lewis of Sumter, S.C.

Past Champions in the Field (2):

Jessica Spicer, Bahama, N.C., 2018

Jodee Tindal, Rock Hill, S.C., 2019


The championship format is 36 holes of stroke play.


Entry is open to any male or female amateur golfer ages 18 to 25, as of January 5, 2021, who has finished high school, and has a current USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club.  


Schedule of Rounds:


Monday, January 4

First Round - 18 Holes of Stroke Play

10:00 a.m. to 12:06 p.m. Starting times off of #1 and #10


Tuesday, January 5

Final Round - 18 Holes of Stroke Play

10:00 a.m. to 12:06 p.m. Starting times off of #1 and #10


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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