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Updated: Feb. 17, 2017

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Local Finals (Pairings Updated and Posted)

Saturday Sept. 23rd. Cowans Ford, 1:30 shotgun

Sunday Sept. 24th Club @ Irish Creek, 1:00 shotgun


The Local Finals represents the final local tour event of the 2017 season.  Its been a great year and while a couple of flight champions are already known, the remaining flights champion will be decided this coming weekend.  Also...The Dog Days Contest is still wide open in ALL Flights (see standings link below).   


Prize Fund
Flight1st 2nd 3rd 4th
(Champ)*$485 $200 $150 $100
(A)*$485 $200 $150 $100
(B)*$485 $200 $150 $100
(C)*$485 $200 $150 $100
(D)*$385 $140 $100 N/A

* First place in each flight includes a paid entry (Value $385) to the National Championship in Hilton Head next Month.  Champ, A, B and C flight winners also receive a $100 Gift Card.

***NOTE...I will be travelling for work from the 17th to the 22nd so...please sign up and pay  early as I will not be able to accomodate any last minute requests.  I'll be posting parings as early as possible when I return home the morning of the 22nd.

"Dog Days of Summer" contest.

This contest is open to ANY tour member (Charlotte or visiting tour) that accumulates the most points in the remaining 5 events (not including Southern Regional) in each flight.  To be eligible, the winner MUST play in all 5 events  (Firethorne, Northstone, Cabarrus, River Hills and the Local Finals). 

Leaderboard   (Updated 9/17 including River Hills results)

Each winner will receive an engraved Yeti style Cup + $100 Visa gift Card.


Local Final Cash Games.....All money collected on Day 1 at Cowans Ford

CHAMP & A Flight ($20 flight skins for both days)

B,C,D Flights ($20 flight skins for both days)

Super Skins ($20 All Flights Skins pot) 

Pins ($10 All Flights for both days)

50/50 Draw...  $10 each.   (50% to winner, 50% to SUTC)

SUTC RAffles....$20  each (Foursomes to all second half courses... and 4 dozen Pro V1x golf balls.)

(All these games are optional for you to play and you pay these at the registration table). 


On a more serious note:  We all know we play this game to the best of our abilities and with people we enjoy competing against.  One of our own, Jack Beach is continuing his battle to get back out on tour with us.  Jack served in the Army during the First Gulf War and was exposed to toxic gas.  He developed fibrosis in his lungs a few years ago and now needs a transplant.  Jack is in the "window" for lung transplantation at Duke Hospital.  A relative of Jack has started a GoFundMe page to help Jack with the mouting medical bills.  I'm sure any support you could provide will be greatly apprecited.  The link to Jack's GoFundMe page is listed below.  

https://www.gofundme.com/jacks-transplant

Thanks

Phil 


    Barnes Ervin Ahlers Wittersheim Strickaldn win at River Hills

    River Hills - 9/16/2017


    It was a gorgeous Saturday afternoon on the Lake Wylie on one of the toughest courses on the Charlotte schedule.  PLAYOFFS.....That was the theme of the day as we had 3 flights going to extra holes in order to settle the winners.

    In the Champ Flight is was Jay Barnes our 2016 National Champion that took home first place with a  2 over par 74.  Jay had a 3 shot lead going into his 18th hole and from the Tee-shot, it appeared that Jay may have put his lead in jeopardy.  While standing about 20 feet away in the trees on the right side of the 9th fairway, Jay launched a high shot over the trees guarding the right side of the fairway.  From where he was, he could not tell where the ball landed, but his playing partners who were out in the fairway indicated that the ball came to rest about 15 feet below the hole safely on the green.  From there, he calmly knocked in the birder to secure a 4 shot victory and the season title.  Jared Autrey took home second place in a scorecard playoff over Joe Jaspers, both players shooting 6 over 78.  Rounding out the top 4 was Brian McGowan.

    In the A Flight, we our first playoff of the day when John Ervin and Chad Hagerman tied for the top spot, both players shooting 6 over par 78.  It only took one hole and a 30+ foot birdie putt from the fringe to secure the victory for John Ervin.  Stephen Camillieri took home place with a score of 80 and Don Bridges rounded out the top 4 with a score of 81.

    In the B Flight, Dan Ahlers and Allen Hagen had to go one extra hole to settle a Tie for first place.  Both players shot 85 and again, it only took one hole for Dan Ahlers to secure his first victory on tour.  Columbia Tour member, Jim McGee took home 3rd place honor with an 86 and Cliff Morgan rounded out the top 4 with a score of 87.

    In the C Flight we had our Last playoff of the day.  Jim Wittersheim and Dwight Williams from Columbia both tied at 90 and headed back to 18 to settle the score.  Again...1 hole and a birdie by Wittersheim sealed the deal.  Luke Lavorato and too home third place with a score of 92.  Rounding out the top 4 was Michael Martin with a score of 94.

    In the D Flight, it was Toby Strickland who claimed victory with a score of 89.  Eric Herman took home second with a score of 95 and Chris Word rounded out the top 3 with a score of 97.


     

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