In North Carolina, Ams rally to win Tar Heel Cup

WEST END, North Carolina (March 29, 2011) -- The Carolinas PGA Professionals took a one point lead into the singles matches and hung on to retain the cup. The Matches ended in a 6 - 6 tie for the second year in a row. The Amateurs made a fierce come back on the back after being down by 2½ points with three matches yet to be decided.

The charge started with Will Bowman winning the 18th hole to square his match and secure ½ point.

In perhaps the match of the day, Uly Grisette rallied from 2 down to defeat his home club pro John Faidley by a 3 & 2 margin. The tie was in the last match secured by Scott Harvey when he too came from a 2 down deficit to defeat Paul Dickens 2 up. The Professionals lead in the matches with 13 to just 2 for the Amateurs.

ABOUT THE Tar Heel Cup

This team event is scored at Nassau match play with up to three points available in each match. Points are scored with one point available each on the front nine, back nine and overall 18 holes. Eight North Carolina professionals representing the Carolinas PGA (CPGA) compete against North Carolina amateurs representing the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) in Four-Ball and Singles Match Play.

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