Country Club of Lexington Victorious at Trescott Championship

ROCK HILL, SC   (April 24, 2023) – The team of Sam Jackson, Zach Herold, and Michael Sims representing The Country Club of Lexington are the winners of the 39th Trescott Championship.


Championship Links:   Final Scores & Results


The trio finished at a combined two over par 218 after 18 holes. Musgrove Mill Golf Club finished in second place after a combined score of 224.


In the Pro-Am portion of the event, the Country Club of Lexington team, accompanied by golf professional Greg Payne fired a thirteen under par 131 in the two best balls of four format. The Woodcreek Club team, led by professional Quinn Rogan, finished in second with a Pro-Am score of ten under par 134.


The Trescott Championship, named after the former long time SCGA Secretary George C. Trescott, is a unique Club Championship where three amateur members from a club combine their aggregate score from each hole to compete for the Trescott Cup.


During the course of play, a Pro-Am is also conducted with the three amateurs and their Club Professional using the best two gross balls per hole.


The 2023 Trescott Championship was conducted on the par 72 ~ 6,612 yard Rock Hill Country. The Championship began with 19 teams consisting of a Club Professional and three amateurs. The combined scores of the three amateurs are used to determine the team score for the Trescott Championship while the two best balls of the four players are used to determine the Pro-Am score. The Trescott Championship is one of 21 Major Championships conducted by the South Carolina Golf Association and is in its 39th year of existence.

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A non-profit organization founded in 1929, the SCGA’s purpose is to promote, preserve and serve the game of golf. The SCGA annually conducts Statewide championships, one-day contests, a series of 40-plus events and the overseeing of USGA qualifiers in our State. Other member services offered include use of GHIN services / Handicap Index computation, Golf Genius - a Tournament Software System, Rules of Golf and Rules of Handicapping education, Course Ratings/Slope Ratings and Course measuring, Amateur Status information, the Palmetto Golfer Magazine, the MySCGA App, the official podcast of the SCGA - Off the Hosel and the SC Golf Hall of Fame. The SCGA also houses the offices of the SC Junior Golf Foundation and SC Junior Golf Association in a combined effort to support junior golf and grow the game’s initiatives.


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