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Two Sides Tied for the Lead at Carolinas Four-Ball


CAMDEN, S.C. (April 29, 2021) --  First four-ball stroke play qualifying round results of the 70th Carolinas Four-Ball Championship at Camden Country Club in Camden, S.C. on April 29, 2021. The field is competing at 6,455 yards (par 35-35--70).

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The scene was set at Camden Country Club with sunny skies and weather in the 70’s for the opening round of the 70th Carolinas Four-Ball Championship. The first of two rounds of four-ball stroke play qualifying took place today, which will lead to 32 of 84 sides qualifying for the match play portion of the championship. 

Two sides fired off an outstanding 7-under-par, 63 to tie for the lead. Daniel McBrien and Garrett Risner of Holly Springs, N.C. as well as Chris Cassetta of High Point, N.C. and Steven Brame of Henderson, N.C. sit atop the leaderboard with bogey-free scorecards. 

Cameron Akers of Asheville, N.C. and Zachary Reuland of Rock Hill, S.C. hold third position just one stroke off the lead at 6-under-par, 64. Reuland has history with this course after winning the 2019 Creed Junior Boys’, which is also hosted at Camden Country Club. 

The recent Carolinas Mid-Amateur Champion Chad Wilfong of Winston-Salem, N.C. and his partner Davis Womble of Charlotte, N.C. are tied for fifth position with Anthony Conn of Raleigh, N.C. and Brandon Reece of Rolesville, N.C. at 5-under-par, 65.

The second round of four-ball stroke play qualifying will begin tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. with starting times until 2:45 p.m. After the second round, the field will be cut to the low 32 scores for match play starting on Saturday. Stay tuned to our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for live coverage. 

70th Carolinas Four-Ball Championship

Camden Country Club, Camden, S.C.

First Round Results


Pos. Team City, State To Par Total
T1 Daniel McBrien  +  Garrett Risner Holly Springs, NC -7 63
T1 Chris Cassetta  +  Steven Brame High Point, NC, Henderson, NC -7 63
3 Cameron Akers  +  Zachary Reuland Asheville, NC, Rock Hill, SC -6 64
T4 Chad Wilfong  +  Davis Womble Winston-Salem, NC, Charlotte, NC -5 65
T4 Anthony Conn  +  Brandon Reece Raleigh, NC, Rolesville, NC -5 65
T6 Brandon Truesdale  +  Walt Todd, Jr Greenville, SC, Rock Hill, SC -4 66
T6 Crawford Reeves  +  McCuen Elmore Lancaster, SC, Taylors, SC -4 66
T6 McClure Thompson  +  Mitchell Vance Hartsville, SC, Little River, SC -4 66
T9 Jonathan Pruitt  +  Ronald Pruitt Spartanburg, SC -3 67
T9 Dillard Pruitt  +  Rob Butler Camden, SC, Simpsonville, SC -3 67
T9 Brandon Cemprola  +  Ryan Reynolds Camden, SC, Columbia, SC -3 67
T9 Al Dickens IV  +  Stephen Lavenets Willow Spring, NC, Charlotte, NC -3 67
T13 Dustin Moore  +  Matthew Crenshaw Burlington, NC -2 68
T13 Dermot McElhennon  +  Jackson Sides Wake Forest, NC, Chapel Hill, NC -2 68
T13 Dexter Rice  +  Jay Roberts Charlotte, NC, Concord, NC -2 68
T13 Justin Gupton  +  Kyle Davis Charlotte, NC -2 68
T13 Ford Reynolds  +  Henry Augenstein Columbia, SC -2 68
T13 Bill Hyder  +  Braxton Mclennan Charlotte, NC -2 68
T19 Cary Phillips  +  Earl Cobb Kershaw, SC, Camden, SC -1 69
T19 Reggie Dixon  +  William Hoffman Charlotte, NC -1 69
T19 James Lightsey  +  Weston Bell Piedmont, SC, Indian Land, SC -1 69
T19 Garland Ferrell  +  Michael Sims Lexington, SC, Greenville, SC -1 69
T19 Brent Roof  +  Paul Tucker Waxhaw, NC, Columbia, SC -1 69
T19 Daniel Neveu  +  Taylor Hough Pinehurst, NC, Spartanburg, SC -1 69
T19 DeeBo Kelly  +  Justin Wilson Lugoff, SC, Camden, SC -1 69
T19 Evan Boyer  +  Garett Heffner Morrisville, NC, Apex, NC -1 69
T19 Clay Watkins  +  Jason Garrett Mebane, NC, Stem, NC -1 69
T19 Eric Sayer  +  Joe Burns Greensboro, NC, Cary, NC -1 69
T19 Rob Fulford  +  Scott Strickfaden Huntersville, NC, Cornelius, NC -1 69
T30 Dan Hogan  +  Paul Heiser Blythewood, SC, Rock Hill, SC E 70
T30 Guille Henegar  +  Justin Armstrong North Augusta, SC E 70
T30 Jimmy Vassil  +  kyle Brown Indian Trail, NC, Waxhaw, NC E 70
T30 Christian Bailey  +  Travon Willis Matthews, NC, Indian Trail, NC E 70
T30 Allie Bates  +  Jimmy McQuiston Columbia, SC E 70
T30 Gus Sylvan  +  Jay Sylvan Charlotte, NC, Columbia, SC E 70
T36 Jonathan McCorkle  +  Robert Rechner Charlotte, NC, Matthews, NC +1 71
T36 Jordan Taylor  +  Samuel Ring Carthage, NC, Troy, NC +1 71
T36 Jody Roach  +  Jonathan Callahan Denver, NC, Cornelius, NC +1 71
T36 Carlos Garre  +  Keegan Vaugh Myrtle Beach, SC +1 71
T36 Brian Weaver  +  Chad Parris Charlotte, NC +1 71
T36 Courtney Faircloth  +  Sumner Alford Fuquay Varina, NC +1 71
T36 Burns McBride  +  William Carter Florence, SC, Laurinburg, NC +1 71
T36 Martin Huff  +  Tanner Huff Pinehurst, NC +1 71
T36 Frank Wrenn  +  Thomas Todd III Laurens, SC, Greenville, SC +1 71
T36 Brian Westveer  +  Lance Waggener Charlotte, NC, Morehead City, NC +1 71
T36 Nick Biershenk  +  Robbie Biershenk Boiling Springs, SC, Duncan, SC +1 71
T36 Kevin Womack  +  Ray Womack Burlington, NC +1 71
T36 David Boyce  +  Grayson Mumma Charlotte, NC +1 71
T49 Alex Skiff  +  Spencer Skiff Columbia, SC, Charlotte, NC +2 72
T49 Jake Clodfelter  +  Nick Cromer Trinity, NC +2 72
T49 Ernest Young  +  Michael Cloer Huntersville, NC, Cornelius, NC +2 72
T49 Stuart Fuller  +  Walker Jones Winston-Salem, NC, Sumter, SC +2 72
T49 Benjamin Buben  +  Michael Wicker Charlotte, NC, Rougemont, NC +2 72
T49 Dean Nance  +  Doug Ramey Greenville, SC, Greer, SC +2 72
T49 Colin McHale  +  Mike Newell Huntersville, NC, Cary, NC +2 72
T49 Dennis Long  +  Justin Wiles Wilkesboro, NC, Statesville, NC +2 72
T49 Sean Thornton  +  Zach Martin Easley, SC +2 72
T49 Jarrett Grimes  +  Nicholas Poole Columbia, SC +2 72
T49 Andrew Berks  +  Jeff Hines Fort Mill, SC, Myrtle beach, SC +2 72
T60 Dylan Stewart  +  Ian Dabrowski Mint Hill, NC, Charlotte, NC +3 73
T60 Andrew Groves  +  Dakota Hunter Columbia, SC +3 73
T60 Eric Parziale  +  John Zoppi Southern Pines, NC, Pinehurst, NC +3 73
T60 Brett Waters  +  Matthew Rogers Clemson, SC, Monroe, NC +3 73
T60 David Gibson  +  James Gibson Lexington, SC +3 73
T60 Craig Monsch  +  Jared Ostendorf Lancaster, SC, Fayetteville, NC +3 73
T60 Aubrey Wilkerson  +  Brad Landschoot Charlotte, NC, Winston Salem, NC +3 73
T67 Joshua Stafford  +  Paul Yamane Winston-Salem, NC, Walkertown, NC +4 74
T67 Jimmy Popp + Pat O'Brien Mooresville, NC +4 74
T67 Parker Lewis  +  Zander Briggs Spartanburg, SC, Simpsonville, SC +4 74
T67 Brian Mull  +  Daniel Kopp Wilmington, NC, Conway, SC +4 74
T71 Nicholas Newton  +  Tyler Lowman Conover, NC, Morganton, NC +5 75
T71 Caden Baker  +  Eston Lee Four Oaks, NC, Mebane, NC +5 75
T71 Frank Robb  +  Michael Robb Winston-Salem, NC, Johns Island, SC +5 75
T71 Chuck Nance  +  Jeff Helms Monroe, NC +5 75
T71 Rion Moore  +  Rush Shull Georgetown, SC, Charlotte, NC +5 75
T71 Craig Cathey  +  Scott Patnode Belmont, NC, Burlington, NC +5 75
77 Brandon Twigg  +  Henry McGannon Charleston, SC, Charlston, SC +6 76
T78 Chris Culler  +  Neal Culler Camden, SC, Simpsonville, SC +7 77
T78 Jeremy Sigmon  +  Jon Eichstaedt Charlotte, NC +7 77
80 Mike Housman  +  Sandy Lamarre Raleigh, NC, Wake Forest, NC +9 79
81 Justin Hanson  +  Ryan Gulliksen Swansboro, NC, Sneads Ferry, NC +11 81
82 Derek Sanderson  +  Dustin Hubbard Greenville, NC, Pineville, NC +12 82
83 Eric Griesbach  +  Jim Taft Pinehurst, NC, Pittsboro, NC +27 97
WD Jesse Smith  +  Sean Snell Columbia, SC - -


Schedule of Rounds:

Friday, April 30

Second Round - 18 Holes of Four-Ball Stroke Play Qualifying

8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Starting times off of #1 and #10

Field cut to low 32 teams for match play


Saturday, May 1

Round of 32 and Round of 16 - Four-Ball Match Play


Sunday, May 2

Quarterfinal and Semifinal Rounds - Four-Ball Match Play


Monday, May 3

Championship Match - Four-Ball Match Play


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.     

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