Winter Series Four-Ball - Conservatory at Hammock Beach
February 15-16, 2021
Three Teams Earn Winter Series Victories at The Conservatory at Hammock Beach
Palm Coast, Fla. – The Winter Series traveled to The Conservatory at Hammock Beach for the last four-ball event of the season. Southern Hills proved to be a great test for the players over the two-day tournament.
Jim Loftin and Harrell Robinson III took home the win the Mid-Amateur Division on Tuesday, while Jack Hannon and Jimmy Jones Sr were victorious in the Senior Division. Gary Blackwell and Larry Smith captured the Super-Senior Division.
Loftin and Robinson took home a one-shot victory in the Mid-Amateur at Hammock Beach, finishing the week at 8-under 136. The pair fired a first-round 65, finishing the day with eight birdies, to take a share of the first-round lead with Jonathan Davis and Scott Dellorso.
Loftin and Robinson began the day with an even-par front nine to make the turn with the solo lead. The pair added two more birdies on the back side to card a 1-under 71 in the final round to secure the win.
Thad Hudgens and Chad Ibbotson finished one shot back in second at 7-under 137, finishing the tournament with rounds of 68-69. After a final-round 73, Davis and Dellorso took home third palce at 6-under 138.
Jones and Hannon and Ealker finished the tournament at the top of the Senior Division leaderboard with an 8-under 136. Following the first round, Jones and Hannon sat in first place after a 5-under 67 on Monday, finishing the day with six birdies.
Beginning the final round with a share of the lead, Jones and Hannon got off to a strong start, making the turn at 3 under for the day. They finished the day with a 3-under 69 to capture the six-shot victory.
The teams of Tony Clark & Colm O'Driscoll and Jacques Legere & Mark Mitchell finished in a tie for second at 5-under 139.
Blackwell and Smith fired a 12-under 132 to capture the six-stroke victory in the Super-Senior Division. The duo posted a 10-under 62, the low round of the tournament, to take a five-shot lead over the field. They finished Monday with 10 birdies, including four-straight to end the round.
The pair carded a 2-under 70 in the final round to secure the victory. The teams of Kevin Macy & Gregory Shires and Doug LaCrosse & Kim Schwencke finished the week in a tie for second at 6-under 138.
|Tee||Yardage / Info|
|Mid-Amateur||6,762 yds. 73.6/140|
|Senior||6,368 yds. 71.7/133|
|Super-Senior||6,099 yds. 70.6/128|
|Light Breeze, Chance of PM Rain||67 °F|
Format: 36-holes of gross four-ball 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: $320 per team ($160 per player)
- 36 holes of four-ball gross stroke play (no handicaps)
- 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.
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. Teams will be entered into the age division of the youngest player as of March 10, 2021.
- 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.
- 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.
Monday, February 15th
- Round 1 - 12:30 PM Shotgun
Tuesday, February 16th
- 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 the weekend prior. To arrange your practice round please call the club at 386-246-6710. The cost of a practice round is $40 plus tax.
There is currently no host hotel for this event.
Maximum Field Size
Four-Ball Event - 36 teams / 72 players in foursomes