Carolinas Golf Magazine

Winter 2018

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T he U.S. Junior Amateur Championship is headed back to the Carolinas. The Country Club of North Carolina in the Village of Pine- hurst will host the event July 19–24, 2021, making the third time the club has hosted a USGA event. The Country Club of North Carolina's Dogwood Course will play host to both stroke play and match play, while the club's Cardinal Course will also be used to co-host stroke play during the event. The club previously hosted the 1980 U.S. Amateur, won by Hal Sutton, and the 2010 U.S. Girls' Junior Champi- onship, won by Doris Chen. The U.S. Junior Amateur is open to amateurs who have not reached their 19th birthday by the conclu- sion of the event and have a handicap not exceeding 4.4. Past champions include Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Johnny Miller and David Duval. The 2021 U.S. Junior Amateur will be the 34th USGA Championship held in North Carolina, with a busy year planned for the Tar Heel State next year. 2019 will see North Carolina host the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst Resort, the U.S. Senior Women's Open at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, and the U.S. Senior Amateur at Old Chatham Golf Club. ● 8 | | W I N T E R 2 0 1 8 L O CA L K N OW L E D G E Local Knowledge The latest news in golf from around the Carolinas Old Town Club turns back the clock by hosting collegiate tournament For the first time since 1962, the Old Town Club in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, opened its doors to a college tournament. The venerable club is the home course to the Wake Forest golf team, and has hosted events such as the 1954 ACC Championships – won by a young Wake Forest player named Arnold Palmer. In this year's Old Town Collegiate, Louisville rallied past Wake Forest by a single stroke, with Louisville's Matthias Schmid finishing as individual champion. ● Country Club of North Carolina to host 2021 US Junior Amateur INSETS: USGA COURTESY OF OLD TOW Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club opens in South Carolina A new high-end residential development has opened on Kiawah Island. The new Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club is selling fractional ownership in 21 units, giving residents access to the property and the option to trade time with other Timbers Resorts property owners in places such as Colorado, Florida, Arizona, Hawaii and Mexico. Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club is the first private residence club on Kiawah Island, and opens as Kiawah Island Golf Resort is investing more than $200 million to build a new hotel, conference center and other amenities. According to Kiawah Island Real Estate, the area has seen more than $1 billion in investment on projects in the works or recently completed. ●

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