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Gus Ulrich, PGA Captures Carolinas PGA Senior Professional Championship Title

  Gus Ulrich, PGA  captured the title of Carolinas PGA Senior Professional Champion at the CPGA Senior Championships held on the Ralston Creek Course of the beautiful Daniel Island Club in Daniel Island, SC on July 25th & 26th, 2016. Ulrich posted scores of 67 and 69 for a 36-hole total of 8-under par 136 to win the championship by one stroke. Along with his victory, Ulrich earns a spot in the 28th Senior PGA Professional Championship to be held November 17-20 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL. With six qualifying spots availabe into that event, five other Carolinas PGA Professionals will be making the trip to Florida with Ulrich: Michael Hutcheon, PGA, Neal Lancaster, PGA, Tony Branham, PGA, Doug Weaver, PGA, and Rick Lewallen, PGA. Lewallen came out on top of a three-way playoff for the final spot, which took one hole with Lewallen making a birdie three. The top 35 finishers in the Senior PGA Professional Championship move on the the Senior PGA Championship in 2017 at Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, VA.  The CPGA Senior Championships contested three other divisions in which amateurs could compete. In the Champions Division, amateur Eddie Hargett came from five strokes back after round 1 to win with scores of 75-68 for a 1-under par 143.  The Super Seniors Division was won by PGA Professional Mike Hamilton had scores of 71-69 for a 4-under 140. And in the Legends Division, amateur John Green won with 78-74 for a total of 8-over par 152. The Carolinas PGA thanks the host General Manager Greg Keating, PGA and Director of Golf Chris Edwards, PGA along with the staff of Daniel Island Club for their gracious hospitality, as well as supporting partners Mercedes-Benz and the PGA Tour. View More...

Wyndham Championship Pro Am Walking Ambassador Program

PGA Members and Apprentices:   The Carolinas PGA will once again provide walking ambassadors for the Wyndham Pro-Ams.  Please mark your calendar if you are interested in helping on Monday, August 15 and/or Wednesday, August 17.  Feel free to reply to this email if you want to get on the list. We are recruiting PGA Professionals to be walking ambassadors for the Pro-Ams at Sedgefield Country Club for the Wyndham Championship.  This program has been very well-received in past years and has been a great experience for those who volunteered.  We will be walking along with a tour player and his group, providing assistance to the amateurs as they play.  This may involve providing yardages, reading greens, raking bunkers, giving tips, etc., to help the tour player and his caddie help their team. Volunteers will receive 5 MSR Please contact Kurt Battenberg at the Section Office if you are interested in helping.   View More...

Yang's caddie, Poitevent, suffers 'serious' heart attack

David Poitevent, caddie to Korean Olympic qualifier Amy Yang, suffered what family and friends termed a “serious” heart attack Monday night. View More...

Beef's NYC tour included 3 burgers, Arby's, Katz's Deli

There's never been a fear of Andrew 'Beef' Johnston going hungry, but he took it to another level in NYC. View More...

Day 'running on E' after Ellie's trip to emergency room

Jason Day caught a bug from his kids. Ellie Day was rushed to the ER. Another eventful run-up to a major for world No. 1 Day. View More...

Garcia 'not going to go in a cave' if no major win

There’s a trend emerging in golf’s biggest events, and it’s one that Sergio Garcia hopes will continue this week at the PGA Championship. View More...

Beef learning to balance golf with celebrity

Andrew 'Beef' Johnston is quickly learning to balance his golf with his newfound celebrity at the PGA Championship. View More...

Daly went America all over everybody at PGA Champions' dinner

Plenty of former PGA winners got together Tuesday for the annual PGA Champions' Dinner, including John Daly. View More...

How to watch the PGA Championship and Women's British

It’s a double major week with the PGA Championship and the Ricoh Women's British Open. Here's how you can watch both. View More...

Spieth knows how Mickelson felt losing The Open

Jordan Spieth didn’t wait long to congratulate Phil Mickelson on his runner-up performance at The Open. And Spieth knew the feeling. View More...

'Perfectionist' Stenson not resting on Open win

Henrik Stenson’s hand remains a little sore from the increase in autograph requests. Nevertheless, it’s time to go back to work. View More...

Watch: Rory gives tour of PGA champion's locker

Just like at The Open two weeks ago, Rory McIlroy shared a sneak peak of his champion's locker. View More...

Spieth, McIlroy hope to turn good seasons into great

The PGA may not be Glory's Last Shot anymore, but for Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy it is the last chance for them to change the narrative on their seasons. View More...

Phil's taking new approach to Baltusrol's redesigned 18th

Baltusrol's 18th has been redesigned since Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship in 2005, and he'll have to approach the closing hole in a whole new way. View More...

Mickelson wishes he bent Stenson's putter

At least Phil Mickelson maintained his sense of humor after watching a second claret jug slip through his fingers. View More...

After Troon heartbreak, Baltusrol just what Phil needs

After losing at Royal Troon despite a flawless final round, Phil Mickelson turns his attention to his good memories of Baltusrol and the PGA. View More...

Power Rankings: 2016 PGA Championship

See which players you can expect to contend this week at the PGA Championship, where Jason Day defends and Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson both hope to remain hot. View More...

McIlroy happy Irish Open returning to Northern Ireland

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open is heading to Portstewart Golf Club next year, and the tournament’s host couldn’t be happier. View More...

McIlroy likes Quail Hollow changes for '17 PGA

Visiting the site of the 2017 PGA, Rory McIlroy came away impressed by the changes at Quail Hollow. View More...

Bubba opens candy store: 'Who doesn't like candy?'

Bubba Watson has been known to display some salty behavior, but on Tuesday his talk was noticeably sweeter. View More...
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