16th Tar Heel Cup Matches

Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, Southern Pines, NC

April 6, 2010

Final Results



Southern Pines, NC – The North Carolina professionals scored a 5-3 win in the singles matches to overcome a 3-1 deficit and retain the cup in the Tar Heel Cup matches at Pine Needles Resort. 


The amateurs, winless in the last nine years, had hopes of a overcoming their dry spell but could not muster the needed half point to take the title.


For the event, Jeff Avant and Curt Sanders went undefeated for the professionals, and Uly Grisette and Mark Slawter scored all their points for the amateurs.


The NC professionals dominate the series with 13-2-1 record against the amateurs.


The Tar Heel Cup is conducted jointly by the Carolinas Golf Association and the Carolinas PGA, and sponsored by Golfnet, the CGA’s handicapping vendor.



Singles Results

Mark Slawter (am) def. Scott Medlin (prof), 3 and 2

Jeff Avant (prof), def. Scott Harvey (am), 1 up

Gus Ulrich (prof), def. Pete Seagroves (am), 3 and 2

Uly Grisette (am) def. Simon McGreal (prof), 4 and 3

Curt Sanders (prof) def. Brian Westveer (am), 2 and 1

Cliff Benson (am), def. Cory Schneider (prof), 1 up

Jeff Peck (prof), def. Paul Simson (am), 1 up

Steve Isley (prof) def. Kelly Miller (am), 2 up


NC Professionals – 5

NC Amateurs – 3


Four-Ball Results

Scott Harvey and Brian Westveer (ams) def. Gus Ulrich and Cory Schneider (profs) 1 up

Uly Grisette and Paul Simson (ams) def. Steve Isley and Scott Medlin (profs), 5 and 4

Kelly Miller and Mark Slawter (ams) def. Simon McGreal and Jeff Peck (profs), 1 up.

Curt Sanders and Jeff Avant (profs) def. Cliff Benson and Pete Seagroves (ams), 3 and 2


NC Professionals – 1

NC Amateurs – 3




NC Professionals – 6

NC Amateurs – 6