UNC Finley to Host University of North Carolina Tarheel Junior Championship, October 22-23

The 2011 University of North Carolina Tarheel Junior Championship, presented by Chase Duncan will be held on October 22-23. The entry fee is only $115 for 36 holes of tournament golf, range balls and sponsor cash certificates. Entries are open at http://ncjuniorgolf.org. The event has met criteria for National Ranking through Junior Golf Scoreboard and TYGA ranking as a 4-multiplier event.

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AJGA Awards Exemption to Trey Guy for Win at NC State Wolfpack Junior

The American Junior Golf Association has awarded Trey Guy (2012) of Fayetteville, NC one exemption toward an AJGA tournament entry for his first place finish at the North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation’s NC State Wolfpack Junior Championship.

The AJGA recognized the event for performance based entry based on the field. The NC Junior Golf Foundation did not publicize the exemption prior to the event to assure that all required AJGA criteria were met.

The AJGA recognizes NC Junior Golf Foundation events for potential Performance Based Entry. The NC Junior Golf Foundation is pleased that the quality of play is recognized and that participants in local tournaments have an opportunity to earn entry into high profile, nationally recognized AJGA events. AJGA event provide junior golfers exceptional exposure to college coaches and opportunities to compete against the best young players in the country.

The NC Junior Golf Foundation does not promote local junior golf tournaments based on exemptions into regional or national events. Such promotional activities tend to come with inflated entry fees. Since the AJGA does not charge tournament directors for Performance Based Entry, there is no reason for higher entry fees to accompany events with such exemptions.

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Guy, Pasupa, Stephenson & Thompson Take Titles at NC State Wolfpack Junior

NC State University Wolfpack Junior Results

The Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC State University may be one of the toughest college campus courses in the country. The Arnold Palmer Signature, aided by steady winds, challenged the field of the inaugural North Carolina State University Wolfpack Junior Championships hosted by the NC Junior Golf Foundation.

The High School Boys Division was won by Trey Guy (2013) of Fayetteville, NC who sat on the lead after posting a three under par score of 69 in round one.  He took a one stroke lead over James Mcfadyen (2014) also of Fayetteville into the final round. Close behind were Thomas Lilly (2013) of Newton, NC  who sat at even par followed by  Chakka Pasupa (2014) of Charlotte, NC and Jack Fitzgerald (2013) of Wilmington were an additional shot back. As winds picked up during round two, the lead remained constant for most of the first nine holes of the final round with Trey Guy dropping a shot, but still taking a three stroke lead into the final nine holes over Chakka Pasupa. Things got interesting when Guy double bogeyed the twelfth hole and his lead was now just one stroke with six left to play. He birdied number 13 to regain a two stroke margin which he extended to three after Pasupa bogeyed the 16th hole and it appeared that Guy would coast to an easy victory. However, he bogeyed the last two holes and when Pasupa failed to make birdie putts on both 17 and 18 to force a playoff,  Guy was able to hang on to win by one stroke with an even par total of 144. FitzGerald followed his opening round 73 with a solid 74 to place third.

In other playing divisions, Patrick Stephenson (2016) of Four Oaks, NC won the Middle School Boys Division with a five over par total of 149. Brian Chen (2017) of Cary, NC and Ryan Gerard (2017) tied for second place with scores of 151. Ashlii Thompson (2013) of Browns Summit, NC won the girls’ Division posting 154 to win by three strokes over Nicolette Donovan (2015) of Cary, NC.

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Ellington & Associates Welcomed as NC Junior Golf Foundation Sponsor

Ellington & Associates, Inc. Insurance and Financial Services of Raleigh has joined the North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation as a supporting sponsor of the 2011 NC State University Wolfpack Junior at Lonnie Poole Golf Course on September 3-4, 2011. The field for this nationally ranked junior golf tournament is full. The challenging Arnold Palmer signature designed golf course located on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh will provide a challenging venue for the competitors in this NC Junior Golf Tour event.

The North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation, Inc is a volunteer non-profit organization based in Raleigh, NC. The Foundation serves junior golfers through hosting affordable, quality and high integrity tournaments that allow young men and women to gain valuable tournament experience, meet other juniors and gain exposure from playing in nationally ranked events. The Foundation does not charge a membership fee and entry fees are set to cover the costs of hosting events. The Foundation Central Carolina Junior at the Club at 12 Oaks in Holly Springs NC and the Duke University Blue Devil Junior at Duke University in Durham, NC.



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NC State Wolfpack Junior Championship, September 3-4, 2011

Invitations to compete in the NC State Wolfpack Junior were sent via e-mail. The event is open to all junior golfers and the field will be field on a first come basis.

The nationally ranked event will be held on September 3-4, 2011 at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on NC State Campus. Players wishing to schedule campus visits and tours should plan to do so on Thursday or Friday before the tournament as Monday, September 5 is Labor Day.



















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North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation Created to Serve Junior Golfers

With the support of local corporations, businesses and junior golf supporters the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation has announced the formation of this new, volunteer, non profit organization to serve junior golfers.

The mission of the North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation is to provide high quality, nationally ranked junior golf tournaments in an environment that is conducive to improvement, encourages excellence, promotes friendships, sportsmanship and citizenship. The Foundation is 100% volunteer based and emphasizes affordability, quality and integrity. It is led by a five member Board of Directors.

The Foundation hosts junior tournaments with playing divisions for middle and high school aged golfers. NCJGF events are scheduled to complement and avoid conflicts with Carolina’s Golf Association/TYGA events. Entry fees for NC Junior Golf Foundation tournaments are set to cover golf course fees and tournament supplies expenses.

Junior Golf Tournaments are scheduled at top golf courses in North Carolina and are open to all junior golfers regardless if they live in North Carolina or not. The first event of the 2011-2012 NCJGF season is at Lonnie Poole Golf Course on the NC State University campus September 3-4.

For More Information Contact:

The North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation


(919) 858-6400

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Welcome to North Carolina Junior Golf Foundation!  Our goal is provide junior golfers, from North Carolina as well as other states and countries, with affordable, competitive golf tournaments.  Recently founded by former collegiate players as well as parents of junior golfers, the NCJGF is governed by a Board of Directors to insure integrity and fair practices throughout the organization.

The first board meeting was held during the first week of July and tournament registration will be open soon.

Check back frequently as updates to our website are ongoing.  We welcome your comments, feedback and suggestions.

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