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Golfer makes it big

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 12:06 pm

Carter Morgan, from Tappahannock, qualified to play in the United States Amateur Championship golf tournament that will be held in Pinehurst, NC from August 12 -18.

The qualifier was held at James River Country Club in Newport News. Sixty-eight people competed for two spots and Morgan tied with Patrick Stephenson of Fair Oaks, NC for first place. Both scored 136.

In the US Amateur, Morgan will face over 300 golfers. “I’m more excited than anything. I’m kind of past the point where I get nervous because I’ve played in so many tournaments,” said Morgan. “Now, I’ll be playing against some of the best amateurs in the world, and I’m excited to see how I stack up against them.”

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