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Morgan and Sellers Lead Carolinas Young Amateur


PINEHURST, N.C. (January 4, 2021) -- First round results of the 12th Carolinas Young Amateur at Pinewild Country Club (Magnolia) in Pinehurst, N.C. on January 4, 2021. The Women’s Division is competing at 6,063 yards and the Men’s Division is competing at 6,969 yards, par 36-36--72. 


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The field persisted through frigid January temperatures today to wrap up the opening round of the 12th Carolinas Young Amateur with several players going low.

In the Women’s Division, Anna Morgan of Spartanburg, S.C. has taken the lead at 3-under-par, 69. The 2020 Carolinas Women’s Amateur Champion carded a bogey-free, 33 on the front nine and with the help of birdies on Nos. 13 and 18, she holds the lead by one shot entering the final round. Sophia Burnett of Bluffton, S.C. was the only other player under par carding 2-under-par, 70. Notably, the freshman at Furman University played a bogey-free round today to hold second position. Morgan and Burnett are teammates on the Furman University team.

In the Men’s Division, Grant Sellers of McBee, S.C. fired off a 6-under-par, 66 at Pinewild Country Club’s Magnolia Course. With seven birdies on the day, the Francis Marion University junior has taken the lead by one heading into the final round. Austin Duncan of York, S.C. is right on Sellers’ tail with an outstanding 5-under-par, 67 today. The North Greenville University senior played one out of the three bogey-free rounds played today. Nicholas Mayfield of Rock Hill, S.C. holds third position with a 4-under-par, 68 opening round. 

12th Carolinas Young Amateur

Pinewild Country Club (Magnolia), Pinehurst, N.C.

First Round Results: Women’s Division


Pos. Player City, State To Par Total
1 Anna Morgan Spartanburg, SC -3 69
2 Sophia Burnett Bluffton, SC -2 70
3 Victoria Ladd Greensboro, NC E 72
T4 Mallory Fobes East Bend, NC +1 73
T4 Jessica Spicer Bahama, NC +1 73
T6 Emily Dunlap Greenville, SC +3 75
T6 Kelley Topiwala Pinehurst, NC +3 75
T6 Nicole Adam Pinehurst, NC +3 75
9 Jodee Tindal Rock Hill, SC +4 76
T10 Mara Hirtle Pinehurst, NC +5 77
T10 Carrie Catherine Ganim Greensboro, NC +5 77
T10 Victoria Cook Reidsville, NC +5 77
13 Jaclyn Kenzel Southern Pines, NC +6 78
T14 Gracyn Burgess Lexington, SC +7 79
T14 Madison Isaacson Greensboro, NC +7 79
T14 Sarah Spicer Bahama, NC +7 79
17 Caroline Crumrine Wilmington, NC +9 81
18 Lydia Randell Winston-Salem, NC +10 82
19 Katelyn Kenthack Southern Pines, NC +11 83
T20 Becca Connolly Winston-Salem, NC +12 84
T20 Michaela Cox Greensboro, NC +12 84
22 Natalie Martinho-Stansbury Raleigh, NC +15 87
23 Katelyn David Waxhaw, NC +18 90
24 Toni Blackwell Fayetteville, NC +19 91


12th Carolinas Young Amateur

Pinewild Country Club (Magnolia), Pinehurst, N.C.

First Round Results: Men’s Division


Pos. Player City, State To Par Total
1 Grant Sellers McBee, SC -6 66
2 Austin Duncan York, SC -5 67
3 Nicholas Mayfield Rock Hill, SC -4 68
T4 Garrett Cooper Cowpens, SC -3 69
T4 Cole Sutherland Charlotte, NC -3 69
6 Evans Lewis Sumter, SC -2 70
7 Garrett Risner Holly Springs, NC -1 71
T8 Patrick Stephenson Four Oaks, NC E 72
T8 Rafe Reynolds Greenville, SC E 72
T8 Noah Connor Reidsville, NC E 72
T8 Gavin Noble Blythewood, SC E 72
T12 Seve Anfindsen Apex, NC +1 73
T12 Christopher Sperrazza Raleigh, NC +1 73
T12 Stephen Abrams Wilson, NC +1 73
T12 Carter Rains Greenville, NC +1 73
T12 Graham Chase Charlotte, NC +1 73
T12 Ryan O'Neil Waxhaw, NC +1 73
T18 Addison Beam Cherryville, NC +2 74
T18 Jimbo Stanley Raleigh, NC +2 74
T18 Michael Rials Florence, SC +2 74
T18 Peter Bowie Asheville, NC +2 74
T18 Patten Williams Davidson, NC +2 74
T18 Jake Newman Charlotte, NC +2 74
T24 Michael Childress Salisbury, NC +3 75
T24 Jordan Warnock Roebuck, SC +3 75
T24 Harrison Wierse Wilmington, NC +3 75
T27 Justin Poole Wendell, NC +4 76
T27 Kris Jackson Greenville, NC +4 76
T29 Jack Parrott Columbia, SC +5 77
T29 Robert McPartland West End, NC +5 77
T29 Sam Davidson Asheboro, NC +5 77
T29 Austin Alexander Rutherfordton, NC +5 77
T29 Felix van Kleef Hilton Head, SC +5 77
T29 John Aber Pinehurst, NC +5 77
T29 Gus Lascola Durham, NC +5 77
T29 Columb Knight Raleigh, NC +5 77
T37 Brandon Jones Sanford, NC +6 78
T37 Micah Alexander Durham, NC +6 78
T37 Jake Clodfelter Trinity, NC +6 78
T40 Colin Browning Charlotte, NC +7 79
T40 Miller Harbin Landrum, SC +7 79
T42 Joey Pritchard Pinehurst, NC +8 80
T42 Shawn Matthews Clinton, NC +8 80
T42 Hank Robins Salisbury, NC +8 80
T42 Thomas Deal Cornelius, NC +8 80
T42 Eston Lee Four Oaks, NC +8 80
T42 Adam Dermer Wilson, NC +8 80
T48 Jakob Schwartz Charrlotte, NC +9 81
T48 Connor Thomas Conway, SC +9 81
T48 Nicholas Mathews Mebane, NC +9 81
T51 Luke Nelson Raleigh, NC +10 82
T51 Benjamin Crow Pinehurst, NC +10 82
T51 Parker Truesdale Canton, NC +10 82
T51 Mark Bugniazet Charlotte, NC +10 82
T51 Avery Papalia Kernersville, NC +10 82
T51 Nick Russell Hilton Head Island, SC +10 82
T51 Brendan Kelly Raleigh, NC +10 82
T51 Carter Cheek Cary, NC +10 82
T51 Harrison Hilliard McLeansville, NC +10 82
T60 Alex Rubino Charlotte, NC +11 83
T60 Ethan Lukes Chapel Hill, NC +11 83
T60 Alex Williams Davidson, NC +11 83
T60 Will Straub Huntersville, NC +11 83
T60 Trey Schneider Mooresville, NC +11 83
T65 Luke Perrino Mooresville, NC +12 84
T65 Mitchell Tanis Pineville, NC +12 84
T65 Chandler Perry Clinton, NC +12 84
T65 Tyler Owens Cary, NC +12 84
T69 Cullen Cox Chapel Hill, NC +13 85
T69 Dawson Thornton Mooresville, NC +13 85
71 Kobie Morton Greenwood, SC +14 86
T72 Logan Jarrett Concord, NC +15 87
T72 Zach Murrow Gastonia, NC +15 87
T72 Jenkins Dwight Sumter, SC +15 87
T72 Phil Hough Pinehurst, NC +15 87


Schedule of Final Round:


Tuesday, January 5

Final Round - 18 Holes of Stroke Play

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 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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