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Prestwick Country Club hosts 8th Carolinas Net Am


MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (November 9, 2018) -- 8th Carolinas Net Amateur Championship at the Prestwick Country Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. from November 10-11, 2018.



Related: Championship Web Site | Starting Times | Championship History

Prestwick Country Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. will play host to the 8th Carolinas Net Amateur Championship this weekend. This is the first time Prestwick has hosted the Carolinas Net Am but the fourth time the championship has been hosted at a Myrtle Beach area golf course.

Last year the event was hosted at Pinehurst Country Club's Course No. 3 for the second time in championship history.

2017 Division Winners:

Men - Alan Ryder, Aiken, S.C. (140)
Women - Maggie Collins, Greensboro, N.C. (142)
Senior Men - Paul Callow, Charlotte, N.C. (137)
Senior Women - Mary Jones, Simpsonville, S.C. (149)
Super Senior Men - Tony Parker, Claremont, N.C. (139)
Super Senior Women - Doris Fisher, Simpsonville, S.C. (144)

The Carolinas Net Amateur Championship is for men or women age 18 and over. This championship is conducted at 36 holes of net stroke play (net scores only; gross score less course handicap). Entry is open to any amateur golfer who maintains a residence in the Carolinas, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association and has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index®. Players use 100% of Course Handicap.

Schedule of Rounds

Saturday, November 10 - Round 1
18 Holes of Net Stroke Play (10 a.m. Shotgun Start)
Social after round in Prestwick's Clubhouse
Sunday, Novemmber 11 - Round 2
18 Holes of Net Stroke Play (10 a.m. Shotgun Start)
Awards Ceremony at scoreboard immediately following 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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