CAMDEN, SC (May 5, 2016) - Zachary Bishop of
Travelers Rest, S.C. - Matt Carter of Easley, S.C. earned
medalist honors with a two-day total seven-under par
133. They are seeded number one for the match play
portion of the championship.
The cut line fell at one-over par 141. 34 teams
reached that number so a 7-for-5 team playoff took
place to decide the remaining seeds of the match play
portion of the championship. The five teams who
earned their spot via the playoff were Andrew Smith –
Mark Hodges, Sammy Truett – Bert Atkinson, Travis
Hall – Thomas Lee, Jr., Brett Parlier – Jesus Espina-
Velosa and Cary Phillips – Ryan Reynolds.
Round of 32 matches begin at 8:00am off #1 and
#10 tees at Camden Country Club on Friday morning.
A handful of former champions advanced to match
play: three-time champion Bert Atkinson-Sammy Truett
(2001, 02, 05), Robert Dargan-David Dargan (2006),
Paul Tucker-Brent Roof (2013), Matthew Crenshaw
(2012, 14) playing with new partner Banks Wood, Jr.,
and Blair Bowland (2012) playing with new partner
DAY ONE RECAP
A trio of teams shot five-under 65 to lead after the first
round of stroke play qualifying for the Carolinas Four-
Ball Championship. Paul Tucker of Waxhaw, N.C. -
Brent Roof of Columbia, S.C., Zachary Bishop of
Travelers Rest, S.C. - Matt Carter of Easley, S.C. and
Philip Oweida of Charlotte, N.C.
The defending champions, Zachary Martin and John
Grimes, are not in the 2016 field.
There are 33 teams within five shots of the lead
and every team in the field still has a chance to make
match play. The championship format is contested over
36-holes of four-ball stroke play to determine 32
qualifiers for match play.
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