The Carolinas Golf Association added two new members to their Hall of Fame. PGA Professional John Gerring of Greenville and Pinehurst Resort Caddie Master Willie McRae were honored at the CGA Golf Night at Pine Needles Lodge in Southern Pines, NC.
Gerring, now an instructor at The Eagle Zone in Greenville, has a long kist of accomplishments including already being a member of the PGA Hall of Fame and the national PGA Club Professional of the Year.
McRae has been a caddy at the famous Pinehurst courses. He has caddied for professional golfers, amateurs, US presidents and golf enthusiasts since 1940.
The two were inducted as part of the Golf Night ceremony that also honored the top players in the Carolinas.
Scott Harvey of Greensboro won his sixth straight Men’s Amateur Player of the Year Award, while Paul Simson of Raleigh received his eighth senior player of the year award.
Inman’s Trent Phillips was recognized as the top junior boys player in the Carolinas. While Katelyn Dambaugh from Goose Creek and a member of the USC golf team was named the top women’s amateur in the two states.
Wofford recruit Ryan Marter from Columbia was presented with the prestigious David Parrot award as one of the outstanding junior golfers in team competitions.