Carolinas Golf Magazine

SPR 2019

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FEATURES 12 | Fantastic Foursome The Carolinas are set to host four USGA Championships this year, making golf history in the region B Y J AC K S O N S V E E N 18 | The Historic Golfer North Carolina's Sam Adams left his mark on the history books with a dra- matic victory in the 1970s B Y J E F F M O R R I S 30 | PGM Programs Turn 20 Coastal Carolina and Methodist celebrate two decades of grooming the next generation of golf professionals B Y D O N J O Z W I A K 44 | Players of the Year A look at the award winners from a memorable 2018 D E PA R T M E N T S 4 | President's Letter 6 | Local Knowledge 22 |Championship Preview: Carolinas Mid-Amateur 24 |Profile: Kevin O'Connell 28 |Instruction: Doug Weaver 32 |Travel: Ireland 40 |Member Club Profile: Gaston Country Club 42 |Golf Gear Forum 46 |Leaderboard 47 |Calendar of Events 48 |Final Say CONTENTS VOLUME 26, NUMBER 1 | SPRING 2019 6 On the cover: The defending champions of the four USGA Championships being held in the Carolinas this year (clockwise from top left): Viktor Hovland, Jeff Wilson, Ariya Jutanugarn and Laura Davies. S P R I N G 2 0 1 9 | | 3 32 PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY USGA 12 TOURISM IRELAND U

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