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Carolinas Four-Ball Finals Set

(L-R) Tony Nimmer-Bryson Nimmer faces Zachary Martin-John Grimes in championship match

CAMDEN, S.C. – Quarterfinal and semifinal match play results of the 64th Carolinas Four-Ball Championship hosted by Camden Country Club in Camden, S.C. on Saturday, May 9, 2015 (6455 yards, par 35-35—70, 71.6/128).

Number two seed Zachary Martin - John Grimes of Pinehurst, N.C. will face the 21st seed father-son duo of Bryson Nimmer (son) – Tony Nimmer (father) of Bluffton, S.C. in the 18-hole championship match at 8:00am on Sunday at Camden Country Club.

Martin, a rising junior at the University of North Carolina, and Grimes, a rising senior at Greensboro College, defeated fellow collegians Jackson Moore of Isle of Palms, S.C. - Shane Rogan of Columbia, S.C. (College of Charleston) 2 up in the morning quarterfinals. Then needed 17 holes to defeat 2006 champion Robert Dargan – David Dargan of Columbia, S.C. by a 2 and 1 score in the semifinals.

The Nimmer’s cruised through the quarterfinals with a decisive 5 and 4 victory over Dustin Moore of Greensboro, N.C. – Blair Bowland of Burlington, N.C. Taking a 1 up lead on the first hole, the Nimmer’s never trailed in their semifinal matchup with former East Carolina teammates Jacob Colley of Holly Springs, N.C. – Conner Sock of High Point, N.C. finally closing them out with a 2 and 1 win.

Tony Nimmer, a turf farm owner, is competing in the Carolinas Four-Ball for the first time in 30 years and playing with son Bryson for the first time in a four-ball competition. The younger Nimmer will play collegiate golf for the Clemson Tigers this coming fall. They are trying to become the first father-son team to win the Carolinas Four-Ball Championship.

Match Play Bracket: 


The Carolinas Four-Ball Championship is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 13th birthday by the first day of the championship, is a resident of North Carolina or South Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association and has an active USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club.


Quarterfinal Results

Jake Colley / Conner Sock                    def.    Matthew Laydon / J D Hoft                   2 and 1

Bryson Nimmer / Tony Nimmer              def.    Dustin Moore / Blair Bowland               5 and 4

Zachary Martin / John Grimes                def.    Jackson Moore / Shane Rogan             2 up

Robert Dargan / David Dargan              def.    Paul Tucker / Brent Roof                      2 and 1


Semifinal Results

Bryson Nimmer / Tony Nimmer              def.    Jake Colley / Conner Sock                   2 and 1

Zachary Martin / John Grimes                def.    Robert Dargan / David Dargan             2 and 1


Championship Match

8:00 am Bryson Nimmer / Tony Nimmer vs. Zachary Martin / John Grimes


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.

Now in its 106th year, the CGA annually conducts 43 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 140 One-Day (net and gross) events and 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 more than $1,500,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

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