Golf Bag: Perry Outduels Moore
Katherine Perry of Cary shot 2-under-par 71-71--142 to win the 60th North Carolina Women's State Amateur Championship played at Wilson Country Club last week.
Perry a 17-year-old rising high school senior, won by two strokes over Patty Moore of Charlotte. Moore, who won the Moore County Women's Amateur for s record sixth time two weeks ago, shot 71-73.
Dianne Yelovich of Pinehurst was 16th with 151.
Pam Congelosi of Vass was 12th in Flight 2 with 168.
Carole Jones of Hillsborough won the State Tee Division, played from shorter tees, with 157.
Vicki DiSantis of Pinehurst tied for fourth in State Tees Flight 1 with 163. K.C. Sorvari of Aberdeen was fourth in Flight 2 with 169, and Dorothy Dube of Vass was 10th in Flight 4 with 198.
The event was shortened to 36 holes when Tuesday's first round was rained out.
TW-First Tee: Kirby Moffitt, Josh Stockwell and Caroline Rea were the winners in the season's inaugural Tin Whistles-First Tee Junior Tour event held at Foxfire Resort and Country Club last week.
Moffitt won the Boys' 14-17 Division with 77-80--157, followed by Cody Roberts with 161. Roberts shot 78 on the second day.
Stockwell shot 75-77--152 to win the Boys' 12-13 Division with Sean Chang at 165 and Ben Chrystler at 167.
A.J. Beechler posted a 65 to win the 11-and-under Division, followed by Drew Viney with 76 and Bobby Capps with 87.
Rea took the 11-and-under Girls Division with 82, edging Savannah Thompson by four strokes.
The next event is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at Seven Lakes Country Club. Entry forms may be obtained at www.twftjrtour.com or by calling 783-8288.
Hoadley Wins: UNC Greensboro golf signee Robert Hoadley of Southern Pines has qualified for the USGA Amateur Public Links Championship, winning a sectional qualifier at Bryan Park Golf Club in Greensboro, shooting 68-69--137.
Hoadley, who won the North Carolina Class 3A individual state title last month, earned a spot in the 156-person field APL championship July 13-18 at Norman, Okla.
Two rounds of stroke play will be played on July 13 and 14 before a cut to 64 players and the beginning of match play.
Moon Shot: Jim Moon turned 69 years of age on Wednesday, but he doesn't have to worry about shooting his age.
Moon, playing with Chuck Wunsch and Bill Demastus at Pinewild Country Club, shot 33-34--67 on the Magnolia Course on June 17. He had three birdies on the front and two on the back and played the round without a bogey.
Girls' Qualifier: Alex Carl of Union, Ky., Ginger Hoard of Bradenton, Fla., and Taelor Rubin of Raleigh shot 74s to tie for medalist honors in the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship qualifier held at the Country Club of North Carolina last week.
The other four to qualify for the event, scheduled for July 20-25 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., were Lyberty Anderson of Chesterfield, Va., Austin Ernst of Seneca, S.C., Robbi Howard of Bradenton, Fla., and Kyle Roig of Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Samantha Gilder of Pinehurst tied for 50th with 95.
CCNC will be the site of the 2020 national U.S. Girls Junior Championship.
Girls Junior: Jessica Neese of Liberty won the North Carolina Girls' Junior Championship, defeating Lizzie Bundy of Clayton 3 and 1 and in the finals of the event held at Henderson Country Club.
Neese will represent the Carolinas Golf Association in t he Mid-Atlantic Junior Girls Team Matches at Mid Pines Resort Aug. 1-2.
Boys Junior: Andy Knox of Cary won the North Carolina Boys' Junior Championship, topping Payne McLeod of Reidsville 3&2 in the finals at Henderson Country Club.
Knox will be invited to represent the CGA in the Carolinas-Virginias Junior Team matches at Boonesboro CC in Lynchburg, Va., Aug. 15-16.
He will also receive exemptions into the 2010 N.C. Amateur and the 2010 Carolinas Amateur.
Harris Teeter: Steve Lambert of Summerfield shot 76 to win the Championship Flight of the Harris Teeter Senior Tour event held at The Pit Golf Links last week. Terry Collins of Pinehurst tied for fourth with 79.
Gene Greenawalt of Carthage shot 77 to win Flight A by a stroke over Ron Vanderklok of Advance and Doug Masters of Clemmons. Wiley Barrett of Southern Pines was fourth with 79.
William Hiner and Gil Ro of Pinehurst tied for fifth with 81.
David Teal of Fayetteville nipped Marshall Wolfe of Clemmons in a playoff after they had tied at 79 in Flight B.
Both reached the green in regulation, but Wolfe three-putted to lose. Mark Rice of West End was fifth with 82.
Geoff Foss of Lillington won Flight C with 82.
EGolf Amateur: Jim Arlington of Apex won the Championship Flight of the EGolf Amateur Tour at The Pit Golf Links last week, topping David Cotton of Cary in a two-hole playoff after they had tied at 74 in regulation.
Bobby Elder of Randleman won Flight A with 75, Ric Pfister of Pittsboro took Flight B with 73, and Mark Harders of Raleigh won Flight C with 83.
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