Pros defeat Ams for First Time Since 2009 in Tar Heel Cup
04 Apr 2017
by Carolinas Golf Association

see also: River Landing Golf Club

The victorious Carolinas PGA team <br>(Carolinas PGA Photo)
The victorious Carolinas PGA team
(Carolinas PGA Photo)

WALLACE, NC (April 4, 2017) -- For the first time since 2009, the PGA Professional team won the Tar Heel Cup over the Amateurs with a total score of 9.5 to 2.5.

Two teams of the best playing amateurs and PGA Professionals from the state of North Carolina met for the 23rd time in a friendly team match and for the third time the event was hosted by the River Course at River Landing Country Club.

East side was made up of eight players and on day one the PGA Professional swept the Four- Ball matches to take a commanding 4-0 lead.

Day two features singles matches but once again the PGA Professional ruled the day taking the session 4.5-2.5

Singles Results

Cory Schneider (p) defeated Uly Grisette (a) 2&1

Savio Nazareth (p) halved with Scott Harvey (a)

Chris Haarlow (p) halved with David Gies (a)

Larry George (p) defeated David Sargent (a) 2&1

Scooter Buhrman (p) halved with Lionell Sutton (a)

Josh Nichols (a) defeated Nick Jacobi (p) 1 up

Matt Vick (p) defeated Dustin Moore (a) 1 up

Michael Hutcheon (p) defeated Paul Tucker (a) 1 up

With the win the PGA Professionals now hold an all-time lead of 14-6-3.

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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