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Blackburn Claims Win at CPGA Head Professional Championship

Brooks Blackburn, PGA, of Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, SC claimed a stellar win at the Carolinas PGA Head Professional Championship Supported by Sun Mountain this week at Berkeley Hall Club in Bluffton, SC.  Blackburn posted a total score of 72-68=140 (-4).



Facing unfavorable weather conditions during the first round, Blackburn managed a solid score of 72 (E).  Round two started off similarly with an even par front nine of 36 including two birdies and two bogeys.  Blackburn's game came through on the back nine.  He sank four birdies and the rest pars to earn the two-stroke win.

 

"I had a great pairing with Cory and Eerik," said Blackburn. "Cory and I both got off to good starts with birdies at 10 and 11. We definitely stayed loose thinking we were playing for second or third place. A couple more birdies on the back side and it was just enough. The course while wet, was absolutely fantastic."  


Blackburn takes home a prize of $1,720, while Rick Lewallen, PGA, and Cory Schneider, PGA, tied for second.

 

 

 

>>> Full results & recap

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Faidley Earns RBC Heritage Qualifying Spot

Leads CPGA Head Professional Championship

John Faidley, PGA Head Professional at Forsyth Country Club in Winston-Salem, NC earned a spot in the 2015 PGA Tour RBC Heritage by winning an 18-hole qualifier over 60 other Carolinas PGA Members.  

 

Despite the day's intermittent rain and extremely soggy conditions, Faidley posted an impressive round of 33-36=69 (-3) where he sank six birdies while mixing in three unfortunate bogeys.

 

The RBC Heritage takes place April 16-19 at Sea Pines Resort's Harbour Town Golf Links located on Hilton Head Island, SC. The CPGA wishes Faidley the best of luck. We'll be cheering him on.

 


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CPGA Head Professional Championship

 Day one of the CPGA Head Professional Championship (presented by Sun Mountain) is off to a swingin' start today at Berkeley Hall in Okatie, SC. We're thrilled to get our 2015 tournament season kicked off with such a fun event. If you're attending, be sure to give a shout out on social media to the section that makes it possible, @CarolinasPGA! 

 

*Final results will be posted upon the event's conclusion.

We will update you as that information becomes available. 

 

 

Let the games begin

We don't limit the madness to March - we're always teed off! Happy bracketing this month and may the best team win. Don't let all the bball binge watching keep you from getting outside and playing a few rounds - after all, Friday does mark the first day of Spring and our 2015 tournament season!

 

 

 

CPGA Assistants’ Association Hosts First Pro-Pro of 2015

We want to thank those who participated in our first Assistants' Association event of the year! What a great day for golf and a great job by the host staff to make the event so special. Please see here for full results and payouts. Information has been submitted to the National Office for all Member MSR credits.

 

Congratulations to the winning team, Bobby Cox and Luis DeJesus, PGA, both Assistant Professionals at Providence CC in Charlotte, NC. They tied for 1st with a 66 and won a chip-off contest to take home first place prize money.

 

 

 

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St. Patrick's Day

 We're always seeing green. Where are you golfing today in the Carolinas? Share with us on social media (@CarolinasPGA). Happy St. Patrick's Day! 

{Course: Irish Creek}

 

Allen Wronowski, PGA, Inducted into 2015 Hall of Fame

Allen Wronowski, PGA, Honorary President and Director of Golf Development and Relations for the Folds of Honor Foundation, was recently inducted into the Middle Atlantic PGA Section's Hall of Fame Class of 2015. We would like to extend a special congratulations to Allen for his contributions to the game of golf with both his Section and ours. Not only was Allen the 37th President of the PGA but he also served as District 10 (Carolinas PGA Section, Middle Atlantic PGA Section, Kentucky PGA SectionDirector for national from 2000-2004 and, for that, we are very grateful.

 

Wronowski's accomplishments have been impertive to his Section, ours and the entire industry for a number of years. A much deserved honor and this tribute video says it all. 

 

Congratulations, Allen! 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
  
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Upcoming Tournaments



Head Professional Championship
(Open to All Class-As Except A-3s & A-8s)
& RBC Heritage Member Qualifier
(Open to All Class-As Except A-3s)

March 23-24
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Raintree CPGA Senior Open
Raintree CC - Charlotte, NC
March 30-31
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64th South Carolina Open
Presented by Yamaha Golf Cars

Dataw Island Club - Beaufort, SC
April 22-23
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Senior Program