Player: Carter Jenkins

2015-Carter Jenkins
Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
University: University of North Carolina
Area of Study:
Expected Graduation: Sport Administration
Soldier Honored: Eric R. Vick

  • Ranked No. 74 in the World Amateur Rankings (as of 8/16/15)

  • Has won eight Carolinas Golf Association titles, including three consecutive (2013-15) Carolinas Amateurs and the 2015 North Carolina Amateur

  • Qualified for the 2015 U.S. Amateur by winning the sectional qualifier (65-69–134) by two strokes

  • Shot a course-record tying 64 at the Farm Course at the Greensboro Country Club to win his third consecutive Carolinas Amateur, becoming the first to accomplish that feat since 1923

  • Made seven birdies in a nine-hole stretch in the final round

  • Runner-up at the 2015 Porter Cup at the Niagara Falls Country Club after forcing a playoff by shooting a 5-under 30 on the final nine holes

  • Won the 2013 Carolinas Amateur at the Ocean Course in Kiawah and 2014 at the Chanticleer Course at the Greenville (S.C.) Country Club

  • Eagled the 17th hole in the final round to cap a come-from-behind win at the 2015 North Carolina Amateur at the Country Club of Landfall’s Jack Nicklaus Course

  • Shot a 68 in the final round of the NC Amateur

  • North Carolina Amateur Match Play champion in 2013

  • Won the Rex Hospital Junior and earned a spot in the Tour Rex Hospital Open in 2012

  • 2012 North Carolina Junior Player of the Year

Honored Soldier: Army Staff Sgt. Eric R. Vick

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