Tarheel Cup: Amateurs take early lead
11 Mar 2013
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Tar Heel Cup Matches, River Landing Golf Club

PINEHURST, N.C. (March 11, 2013) -- Behind strong play in Day 1 four-ball action, the Carolina Golf Association amateurs take a 3-1 lead over the professionals on Day 1 of the 2013 Tarheel Cup Matches at Country Club of North Carolina.

Rick Lewallen and Chris Haarlow were able to defeat amateurs Matt Crenshaw and Blair Bowland but the amateur teams won the three other matches on Day 1.

Paul Tucker and David Gies II were 3-and-2 winners over Paul Dickens and Mike Townsend. Scott Harvey and Brian Westveer defeated Billy Anderson and John Faidley, 2-up and Paul Simson and Chase Wilson knocked off Cory Schneider and Todd Camplin 1-up.

Day 2 singles matches begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

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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