Winter Series - Country Club of Ocala

Country Club of Ocala - Ocala
February 1-2, 2021

Three Earn Winter Series Win at CC of Ocala

OCALA, Fla.The 2020-21 Winter Series season continues this week at the Country Club of Ocala. Troy Vannucci took home the win the Mid-Amateur Division on Tuesday, while Steve Pitts was victorious in the Senior Division. Bobby Lundquist captured the victory in the Super-Senior Division.

Mid-Amateur

Vannucci secured his first Winter Series event in commanding fashion, posting a 2-over 146 to capture the 10-shot victory in the Mid-Amateur Division. He opened the tournament with a first-round 72 on Monday to take a share of the first-round lead. His even-par 72 was the low round of the week in Ocala.

The Palm Coast resident used a final-round 74 to take home the victory. Chester VandenBerg picked up another top Winter Series finish, carding a 12-over 156 to take second place. Scott Blackshear finished one shot back of VandenBerg in third place at 13-over 157.

Senior

Pitts survived a playoff to take the win in the Senior Division. He began the championship with a 3-over 75 to sit three shots back of Allen Peake, who held the first-round lead.

Pitts used a final-round 75 to finish the day in a tie for first with Peake at 6-over 150. He secured the win with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Peake took home the runner-up finish, carding the low round of the division in Monday’s first round (72).

Jerry Nick finished third at 8-over 152.

Super-Senior

Lundquist picked up his third Winter Series win of the season with a 5-over 149 to take home the four-shot victory in the Super-Senior Division. The Sanford native used a first-round 75 to take a share of the lead after Monday’s first round.

He used a 2-over 74 on Sunday to secure the victory. Robert Cunningham took home a second-place finish at 9-over 153, while Tom Grady finished one shot back of Cunningham in third place at 10-over 154.

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Amateur 6814 yds., 73.6/139
Senior 6385 yds., 71.9/136
Super-Senior 6057 yds., 71.6/132

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Windy Cold & Windy 48 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Troy Vannucci 72 74 146 150
2 Chester VandenBerg 74 82 156 105
3 Scott Blackshear 80 77 157 75
4 Ryan Prokay 75 83 158 60
5 Bryan LaRoche 80 80 160 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Steve Pitts 75 75 150 150
2 Allen Peake 72 78 150 105
3 Jerry Nick 74 78 152 75
4 Steve Horner 74 80 154 60
T5 Michael Arasin 76 80 156 48
T5 Darrell Zavitz 78 78 156 48
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Bobby Lundquist 75 74 149 150
2 Robert Cunningham 76 77 153 105
3 Tom Grady Jr 75 79 154 75
T4 Bruce Conroy 77 79 156 55
T4 Kevin Macy 79 77 156 55
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Tournament Summary

Format:  36-holes of gross stroke play 

Eligibility FSGA Adult Member at least 25 years of age

Handicap:  Florida GHIN 10.0 or less

Age Divisions:  Mid-Amateur, Senior & Super-Senior

Entry Fee$160

Schedule of Events

Format

  • 36 holes of individual gross stroke play (no handicaps)

Eligibility

  • Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are age 25 or older as of March 10, 2021
  • Entrant must be a Regular or Foundation Member of the FSGA
  • Entrant must have an active Florida GHIN Handicap and have a current handicap index of 10.0 or lower.

Age Divisions

There are three age divisions; Mid-Amateur (25-54), Senior (55-64) and Super-Senior (65 & above). Each player must compete in the age division commensurate with their age as of March 10, 2021. Competitors may not elect to play in a different age division or from a different tee than designated.

  • Mid-Amateur (25-54) plays approximately 6,700 yards
  • Senior (55-64) plays approximately 6,400 yards
  • Super-Senior (65 & above) approximately 6,100 yards

**After the first round, each age division may be flighted based on the number of competitors and/or the range of scores.

Entry Fees & Prizes

  • $160
  • Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.
  • Age-group Champions at each event will receive a commemorative award. Gift certificates (totaling approximately $30 per-player in the field) will be awarded to the top finishers in each age group. 

Schedule of Events

Monday, February 1st

  • Round 1 - 10:30 AM 1st & 10th Tee Start

Tuesday, February 2nd

  • Round 2 - 8:30 AM Shotgun

Practice Rounds & Cost

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event on a space available basis and are restricted to after 12:00 PM on weekends.  To arrange your practice round please call the club at 352-237-6644. The cost of a practice round is $40 plus tax. 

Host Hotel

There is currently no host hotel for this event.

Maximum Field Size

Individual events - TBD due to carts

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