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Preview: 8th Creed Junior Boys' Invitational

 

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (September 17, 2020) -- The Carolinas Golf Association will conduct the 8th Creed Junior Boys’ Invitational at Camden Country Club in Camden, S.C. from September 19 - 20, 2020. The field will compete at 6,372 yards, par 35-35--70. 

 

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

 

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

 

Players to Watch:

 

  • Tyler DeChellis of Clayton, N.C. is the top-ranked golfer in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings. This summer, DeChellis finished third at the TYGA Coastal Plains, tied for fourth at the Hope Valley Junior, tied for sixth at the Dogwood Junior Boys’ and claimed solo fifth at the Carolinas Junior Boys’.
     

  • Zach Adams of Charleston, S.C. is ranked No. 2 in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings. In August, Adams finished runner-up at the Mimosa Hills Junior after a four-hole playoff. He also tied for second at the Future Masters and tied for fifth at the S.C. Junior Match Play Championship. 
     

  • Daniel Brasington of Woodruff, S.C. has finished in the top 10 nine times since the start of the year. With wins at the Morgan Lucas Champ and the Spring Swing Classic, Brasington is the No. 3 ranked golfer in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings.
     

  • Jerry Bruns of Beaufort, S.C. finished third at both the SCGA Junior Championship and the Grant Bennett Florence Junior this summer. He is the No. 4 ranked golfer in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings. 
     

  • Griffin Tarver of Tega Cay, S.C. has had nine top-10 finishes this summer including a victory at the Carolinas PGA Junior and a solo fourth place at Carolinas Junior Boys’. Tarver is ranked No. 6 in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings. 
     

  • Trey Crenshaw of Lancaster, S.C. claimed the S.C. Junior Match Play Championship in July, just after winning the SCGA Junior Championship. Since then, Crenshaw tied for sixth at the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship to be ranked No. 11 in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings. 
     

  • Andrew Swanson of Bluffton, S.C. has made quite the run this summer with ten top-10 finishes since May. He started his summer off as runner-up at the Upstate Junior Classic, then made it to the Semifinals at the S.C. Junior Match Play. Since then, Swanson has finished runner-up at the Sea Palms Junior Classic and tied for fourth at the Mimosa Hills Junior. He is ranked No. 10 in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings.
     

  • Adam Hunt of Columbia, S.C. is the reigning Jimmy Anderson Boys’ Champion and ranked No. 8 in the Carolinas Junior Boys’ Rankings. 

 

The championship is contested at 36 holes of individual stroke play at Camden Country Club. The Donald Ross design was recently renovated in 2013 by Kris Spence, giving it a challenging, but inviting layout with pristine conditions and scenic landscapes.

 

Entry is open to any male amateur golfer ages 13 to 18 as of September 17, 2020, who has not started college, has a USGA handicap of 15.0 or lower and maintains a residence in North or South Carolina.

 

Schedule of rounds:

 

Saturday, September 19: Round 1

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Morning wave starting times off of #1 and #10

12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Afternoon wave starting times off of #1 and #10

 

Sunday, September 20: Round 2

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Morning wave starting times off of #1 and #10

12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Afternoon wave 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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