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IIANC Continues Sponsorship of Junior Golf in NC


SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (February 25, 2020) – The Carolinas Golf Association and the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina are happy to announce the continuation of their partnership to bring the best junior golf championships to the golfers of North Carolina.

“The Trusted Choice Independent Insurance Agents of N.C. are invested in our local communities. We are proud to continue to support junior golf while assisting the CGA in growing the game via our sponsorship of the Dogwood State Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ Championships” said Patrick Laney, chairman of the Trusted Choice Independent Insurance Agents of NC golf committee and Catawba, N.C. native.

“For over 50 years, the Trusted Choice IIANC have supported junior golf and we are very fortunate to have them as our partners for the Dogwood State Junior Girls’ and Boys’ Championships,” said CGA Director of Youth Development, Jason Cox. “With their support, the CGA can raise the level of competition and attract the best juniors in North Carolina to compete for the state title.”

The continued sponsorship from the IIANC will help the CGA continue to offer a first class experience for all junior golfers at the Dogwood State Junior Boys’ and Dogwood State Junior Girls’ Championships.

The 16th Dogwood State Junior Girls’ Championship will be hosted by Ironwood Golf & Country Club in Greenville, NC from July 14-16, 2020.

The 16th Dogwood State Junior Boys’ Championship will be hosted by Country Club of Landfall’s Nicklaus course in Wilmington, NC from July 21-23, 2020.

Boys qualifying information

July 9- Cabarrus CC, Concord, NC (concurrent with the Carolinas Junior Boys’ qualifier)
July 13 – Kinston CC, Kinston, NC (concurrent with 1st round of TYGA Roy Jones Junior)
July 13 – Catawba CC, Newton, NC
July 15 - Blair Park GC, High Point, NC (concurrent with 1st round of TYGA Triad High Point Junior)
July 16 – Goldsboro CC, Goldsboro, NC (concurrent with Carolinas Junior Boys’ qualifier)

About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

The CGA annually conducts 48 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 One-Day (net and gross) events as well as qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed nearly $2,000,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.

For more information about the CGA, visit our website.


About the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC)

The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) is a professional trade association representing over 900 Trusted Choice® independent insurance agencies and branches across the state. Trusted Choice independent agents represent multiple insurance companies and can offer clients a wide choice of auto, home, business, life and health coverages while providing valuable guidance and advocacy. Visit to learn more and find an agent near you.


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