Ulrich wins CPGA Senior Open at Pine Needles/Mid Pines

Whispering Pines resident holds off two amateurs to claim title 

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – November 4, 2016 – Gus Ulrich of Whispering Pines, N.C. shot 69 in the final round of the Pine Needles/Mid Pines Carolinas PGA Senior Open to win the title, holding off a pair of amateurs. The two-day event was held at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club and Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club.

Ulrich finished 8-under-par for the event with a two-day total of 135. Sherrill Britt of West End, N.C. and Eddie Hargett of West Blythewood, S.C. tied for second finishing three shots off the lead with a total of 138. 

Mitch Adams of Troy, N.C. was fourth at 143. 

For more results, please visit: 2016 Pine Needles/Mid Pines CPGA Senior Open Results

About Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club / Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club
Nestled in the fragrant pine forest of North Carolina, you will find an experience unlike any other. For nearly a century, golfers have reveled in the serene ambiance of Pine Needles and Mid Pines Resorts. Two 18-hole Donald Ross designed golf courses have earned us our place among the country’s best golf resorts – and one to which our guests and USGA Championships return to time and again. We deliver brilliant golf paired with southern hospitality in a casual atmosphere right here in beautiful North Carolina. For more information, visit http://www.pineneedles-midpines.com/.           

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