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NC Amateurs Defeat NC PGA Professionals 7-5 to Win Tar Heel Cup

PINEHURST, N.C. – Final results of the 20th Tar Heel Cup Matches hosted by the Country Club of North Carolina (Cardinal) in Pinehurst, NC on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 (6750 yards, par 72).

Holding a 3-1 lead after Monday’s four-ball matches, the North Carolina Amateur team split the singles session with their North Carolina PGA Professional counterparts to win the 20th Tar Heel Cup Matches by a 7-5 final score.

The professionals held leads in five matches and were all square in two other matches through 13 holes. But late rallies by Brian Westveer of Charlotte, NC, Jonathan Jackson of Chapel Hill, NC and Matt Crenshaw of Burlington, NC led to the amateur victory. Scott Harvey of Greensboro, NC also won his singles match with a decisive 5 and 4 score over Cory Schneider of Powells Point, NC.

The Tar Heel Cup Matches consists of eight North Carolina amateur golfers squaring off against eight North Carolina PGA Professionals. The first round of the competition consisted of Four-Ball Matches with Singles Match Play format used on day two. Each match is worth one point of the final total. 

The amateur team has won the last three Tar Heel Cup Matches and holds a 3-0-2 record in the last five years.  The CPGA Professionals lead the all-time record at 13-5-2.

This event is jointly conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association and the Carolinas PGA Section.

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Monday’s Four-Ball Matches Results:

Match 1            (Pros) John Faidley, Winston-Salem, NC-Bryan Sullivan, Kitty Hawk, NC def.

(Ams) Ron Kirkpatrick, Charlotte, NC-Jonathan Jackson, Chapel Hill, NC, 2 and 1 

Match 2            (Ams) Scott Harvey, Greensboro, NC-Brian Westveer, Charlotte, NC def.

                       (Pros) Rick Lewallen, Kannapolis, NC-Jeff Peck, Charlotte, NC, 2 up 

Match 3            (Ams) Matt Crenshaw, Burlington, NC-Blair Bowland, Burlington, NC def.

(Pros) Cory Schneider, Powells Point, NC-Jeff Avant, Monroe, NC, 4 and 2

Match 4            (Ams) Pat Thompson, Asheville, NC-Sherrill Britt, West End, NC def.

                       (Pros) Chris Haarlow, Greensboro, NC-John Carter, Banner Elk, NC, 3 and 2


Tuesday’s Singles Matches Results:

Match 1            (Pros) Jeff Peck, Charlotte, NC def. (Ams) Ron Kirkpatrick, Charlotte, NC, 1 up

Match 2            (Ams) Brian Westveer, Charlotte, NC def. (Pros) Bryan Sullivan, Kitty Hawk, NC, 2 and 1

Match 3            (Pros) John Faidley, Winston-Salem, NC def. (Ams) Sherrill Britt, West End, NC, 3 and 1

Match 4            (Ams) Jonathan Jackson, Chapel Hill, NC def. (Pros) Jeff Avant, Monroe, NC, 1 up

Match 5            (Pros) Chris Haarlow, Greensboro, NC def. (Ams) Blair Bowland, Burlington, NC, 4 and 3

Match 6            (Pros) Rick Lewallen, Kannapolis, NC def. (Ams) Pat Thompson, Asheville, NC, 3 and 1

Match 7            (Ams) Scott Harvey, Greensboro, NC def. (Pros) Cory Schneider, Powells Point, NC, 5 and 4 

Match 8            (Ams) Matt Crenshaw, Burlington, NC def. (Pros) John Carter, Banner Elk, NC, 3 and 2

Final Score: NC Amateurs 7; NC Professionals 5



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