FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE CAROLINA AM TO BE TELEVISED ON CHARLOTTES WJZY! SPONSORS LINE UP
The Carolina Am Golf Championship, the metro area’s most prestigious amateur golf tournament, will again produce a thirty minute highlight TV show to be shown locally on WJZY and WMYT stations.
Charles Humphreys, Director of the Carolina AM, announced, “We are excited to partner with WJZY and WMYT to bring the best in amateur tournament golf to the metro area. With our top two finishers going to the Wyndham pre-qualifier, our viewers will see outstanding tournament golf at the amateur level.”
“We are grateful to Charlotte Comfort Systems, Fred Caldwell Chevrolet, and Tradebank of Charlotte for their support of The Carolina AM. They make the TV coverage possible.”
The winner and runner up of the 2011 Carolina Am will receive an automatic berth in the pre-qualifier to be held August 11th at Forest Oaks Country Club, Greensboro, NC. The top 50 from the pre-qualifier will have a chance to qualify for a spot in the Wyndham Championship.
The Carolina AM is a two day 36 hole stroke play golf tournament for amateurs only. To qualify amateurs must have a 6.3 handicap index or less. The event will be hosted by Verdict Ridge Country Club, Denver, NC. The date is Saturday July 23rd and Sunday July 24th . The field is limited to the first 100 players.
Qualified amateurs can enter the Carolina AM by logging on the www.golf carolinaam.com site. For more information, call Charles Humphreys, Carolina AM Director at 704-236-4312.
*Winn er must have index of 2.0 or less to enter the pre-qualifier.