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3581
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Four golfers with links to the state - Davis Love III, Scott Hoch, Jay Seigel, and Mark O'Meara, each earned over $1 million while competing on the 1997 professional golfing tour.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 3, Mar 1998, p30-31, il
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3954
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There are around 50 professional golfers who were either born in the state, went to college here, live here, or once resided here. The top twelve money winners are profiled. Mark O'Meara heads the list with over $1.7 million in winnings. Former East Carolina University student John Maginnes, with $145,000 in winnings, received an honorable mention.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 3, Mar 1999, p36,38,40, por
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5282
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Competition to get golfers to a course has become intense in North Carolina, the result of an abundance of courses in some areas of the state, the volatile economy, and the tragedy of September 11. Droschak discusses what course personnel are doing to get more golfers back on their fairways.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 3, Mar 2002, p36-40, 42, il
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5507
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Hensley discusses why so many golfers from around the country come to North Carolina to learn how to improve their game.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 61 Issue 1, Jan 2003, p56, il
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10119
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Green discusses golfing and golf courses in North Carolina, including the Wachovia Championship; the state's top 100 golf courses; the best par-4 courses; the best practice facilities; and the best courses by regions.
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13207
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North Carolina native, Billy Joe Patton, of Morgantown, is famous for promoting golf in America. Winning third place in the 1954 Master's Tournament, held in Atlanta, Georgia, Patton earned recognition as one of America's finest amateur golfers.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 10, Oct 1954, p13, por
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13838
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North Carolina native, Julius Boros, a 32-year-olf golf pro from Southern Pines, won the U.S. Open in June 1952 and the World Championship in Chicago, in August 1952. Boros' victory in Chicago won him the largest golf purse in the history of the sport.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 36, Feb 1953, p6-7, por
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24369
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Pat McGowan is a PGA golfer who makes the most of his fame both on and off the course.
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25489
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Despite struggling with grades and qualifications as a freshman, Harold Varner has turned it around and made North Carolina golf history at East Carolina. Varner sped up the leaderboard and win the North Carolina Amateur Championship and posted the best score in Pirate history at the Outer Banks Intercollegiate. He hopes to continue his string of victories at ECU several large invitationals and Conference USA championships.
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An interview with Jim Nantz yielded responses about his family and career. Perhaps the most insightful response, though, made a distinction between birthplace and hometown. For this well-known figure at CBS Sports, Charlotte will always be both.