ABOUT THE Palmetto Cup Matches
The Palmetto Cup Matches, the annual grudge match
between South Carolina’s best amateurs and club
professionals, has become one of the top team
competitions of the year.
The Palmetto Cup matches feature 14 regular South
Carolina Golf Association amateurs and four senior
amateurs, competing against the top 18 South
Carolina Professional Golf Association pros, four of
those being senior players as well. The amateurs,
along with the pros, are selected by points earned in
each association’s major events throughout the year.
The matches have two forms of competition involved
in the two-day event. The first day, matches features
a Four Ball format while the second day is being
played as Captain's Choice matches. The scoring
system allows for three points a match for a total of
54 points available.
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