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Preview: 10th Carolinas Super Senior Four-Ball Championship


SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (October 4, 2021) -- The Carolinas Golf Association will conduct the 10th Carolinas Super Senior Four-Ball Championship at Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. from October 5-6, 2021. The 65 and over Division will compete at 6,235 yards (par 36-36--72), while the 70 and over Division will compete at 5,778 yards (par 36-36--72).


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


Top 25 Ranked Carolinas Senior Men in the Field:


  • No. 1 Paul Simson of Raleigh, N.C. with Donald Detweiler of Raleigh, N.C.

  • No. 2 Evan Long of Charlotte, N.C. with Dennis Helms of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  • No. 3 Russ Perry of Winston-Salem, N.C. with Mark Stephens of Greensboro, N.C.

  • No. 5 John Dennis of Greenville, S.C. with Jackson Hughes Jr of Greenville, S.C.

  • No. 6 Tim Pope of Spartanburg, S.C. with Roger Page of Duncan, S.C.

  • No. 7 Doug Owens of Albemarle, N.C. with Charlie Parks of Asheboro, N.C.

  • No. 8 Bob Edens of Columbia, S.C. with Thomas Eberhard of Johns Island, S.C.

  • No. 9 James Pearson of Charlotte, N.C. with Steve Fox of Pinehurst, N.C.

  • No. 10 Ed Donlin of Concord, N.C. with Rick Kline of Pinehurst, N.C.

  • No. 12 Kim Mansfield of Jackson Springs, N.C. with Chuck Wilkins of Pinehurst, N.C.

  • No. 13 Johnny Elam of Charlotte, N.C. with Joe Hackler of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  • No. 14 Pete Allen of Southport, N.C. with Keith Li of Southport, N.C.

  • No. 15 Ken Eichele of Pinehurst, N.C. with Chuck Latham of Vass, N.C.

  • No. 16 Arlis Pike of Kernersville, N.C. with Lee Kiger of Kernersville, N.C.

  • No. 18 Lennie Barton of Raleigh, N.C. with Cliff Seastrunk of Raleigh, N.C.

  • No. 21 Robert Parrott of Raleigh, N.C. with Robert Allen of Raleigh, N.C.

  • No. 22 Ernie Newton of Winston-Salem, N.C. with Rick Briley of High Point, N.C.

  • No. 23 Robert Desjardins of Matthews, N.C. with Jack Marin of Durham, N.C.

  • No. 24 Jerry Horton of Wilmington, N.C. with Mike Wilson of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.




Past Champions in the Field (8):

Charlie Parks, Asheboro, N.C., 2020

Doug Owens, Albemarle, N.C., 2020

Donald Detweiler, Raleigh, N.C., 2018, 2019

Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C., 2018, 2019

Ronald Carpenter, Creedmoor, N.C., 2017

Russ Perry, Winston-Salem, N.C., 2016

Mark Stephens, Greensboro, N.C., 2016

Ernie Newton, Winston-Salem, N.C., 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015



Forest Oaks Country Club opened in 1962 as an Ellis Maples design. The club played host to the Greater Greensboro Open from 1977 until 2007 and was rated by PGA Tour Members as a favorite stop on the PGA Tour. Davis Love III restored the course in 2002, returning Forest Oaks to glory. 


The championship format is 36 holes of four-ball stroke play. Gross scores only. A tie for the overall championship is decided by an on-course playoff.


Schedule of Rounds:


Tuesday, October 5

First Round - 18 Holes of Four-Ball Stroke Play


Wednesday, October 6

Final Round - 18 Holes of Four-Ball Stroke 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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