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Virginias top Carolinas in Cap't Putter Matches
DANIELS, W.V. (Oct. 15, 2012) -- Team Virginia has won the historic Captain’s Putter Matches for the second consecutive year, after defeating the Carolinas 27-21.

Conducted on The Resort at Glade Springs’ Cobb & Stonehaven courses, the teams played in foursomes, four-ball and singles matches over the two-day event.

Representing West Virginia for the Virginia team were 2012 Player of the Year, Pat Carter; 2012 WV Amateur Runner-up, Winston Canada; 2012 WV Open Low Amateur, Sam O’Dell; and 2012 USGA State Team member, Bruce Wetherholt.

Representing the seniors of Team Virginia were 2012 WV Senior Amateur Champion, Steve Fox; Hall of Famer, Harold Payne; and 2012 WV Senior Amateur Semifinalist, Scott Bibbee. Players for the Captain’s Putter Matches are selected by the current Player of the Year points standings.

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ABOUT THE Captain’s Putter Matches

The Captain’s Putter is an annual set of matches pitting top golfers from North Carolina and South Carolina (Carolinas Golf Association) against top players from Virginia and West Virginia (Virginia State Golf Association and West Virginia State Golf Association). Rosters contain 14 regular, 8 senior (age 55+) and 2 super senior (65+) players. The matches consist of two days of competition, with opening round four-ball and foursome matches, followed by final day singles matches. A victory in each match scores one point in the Ryder Cup-style format, and if a match goes 18 holes without a decision, one- half point is awarded to each side.

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