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Preview: 13th Carolinas Super Senior Championship

 

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (June 4, 2021) -- The Carolinas Golf Association will conduct the 13th Carolinas Super Senior Championship at the Country Club of South Carolina in Florence, S.C. from June 7-8, 2021. The 65+ division will compete at 6,062 yards and the 70+ division will compete at 5,500 yards (par 36-36--72).

 

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

 

Top 50 Ranked Carolinas Senior Men in the Field:

 

  • No. 1 Paul Simson of Raleigh, N.C.

  • No. 2 Evan Long of Charlotte, N.C.

  • No. 3 Tim Pope of Spartanburg, S.C.

  • No. 5 Bob Edens of Columbia, S.C.

  • No. 6 Ed Donlin of Concord, N.C.

  • No. 7 Russ Perry of Winston-Salem, N.C.

  • No. 8 John Fritz of Mint Hill, N.C.

  • No. 9 Ernie Newton of Winston-Salem, N.C.

  • No. 10 Doug Owens of Albemarle, N.C.

  • No. 11 Charlie Parks of Asheboro, N.C.

  • No. 12 Pete Allen of Southport, N.C.

  • No. 13 Ken Eichele of Pinehurst, N.C.

  • No. 14 Dennis Helms of North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 

  • No. 15 Jim Gallagher of Charlotte, N.C.

  • No. 16 John Stratton of Greensboro, N.C.

  • No. 17 Don Detweiler of Raleigh, N.C.

  • No. 18 Jack Marin of Durham, N.C.

  • No. 19 Chuck Latham of Vass, N.C.

  • No. 20 Robert Desjardins of Matthews, N.C.

  • No. 21 Ronald Carpenter of Creedmoor, N.C.

  • No. 22 John Long of Murrells Inlet, S.C.

  • No. 24 Kim Mansfield of Jackson Springs, N.C.

 

Past Champions in the Field (3):

Arlis Pike, Kernersville, N.C., 2013, 2014, 2015

Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C., 2017, 2018, 2020

Russ Perry, Winston-Salem, N.C., 2019

 

The Country Club of South Carolina features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by golf course architect Ellis Maples. CCSC is made up of Bermudagrass and after visiting the course in the late 1960’s, Maples took some inspiration from the courses of the Sandhills in North Carolina down to Florence with his use of bunkering around the golf course. 

 

The Championship is contested at 36 holes of individual stroke play. Gross scores only. A tie for the 65+ Division or 70+ Division is decided by an on-course playoff. Players may select the division in which to compete if eligible.


Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 65th birthday by June 8, 2021, maintains a residence in North Carolina or South Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) and has an active USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club that does not exceed 15.4.

 

Schedule of Rounds:

 

Sunday, June 6

Tee times are available for practice rounds in the afternoon

 

Monday, June 7

First Round - 18 Holes of Individual Stroke Play

8:00 a.m. to 2:36 p.m. Starting times off of Nos. 1 and 10

 

Tuesday, June 8

Final Round - 18 Holes of Individual Stroke Play

8:00 a.m. to 2:36 p.m. Starting times off of Nos. 1 and 10

Awards luncheon immediately following completion of 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.     

For more information about the CGA, visit our website.

 

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