Senior Four-Ball Championship

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club - Copperhead Course
September 20-21, 2022

PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Don Whittemore and Pete Williams captured the victory at the Senior Four-Ball Championship on Wednesday at Innisbrook Resort, finishing the week at 10-under 132. This is the third Senior Four-Ball win for Whittemore and Williams and their third in six years.

Whittemore and Williams began the championship with a first-round 64, the low round of the championship, to take a two-shot lead over the field on Tuesday. They posted seven birdies in the first round with Williams carding three-straight on Nos. 4-6.

Whittemore and Williams kept it rolling in the final round, with Whittemore birdieing the first. They added another birdie on the front side to make the turn at even-par for the day. Whittemore and Williams finished the day with three birdies on the back nine to post a 3-under 68 in the final round.

The duo took home the wire-to-wire win with a 10-under 132 for the championship.

David Anthony and Bob Macmillan took home a runner-up finish with an 8-under 134, finishing the championship with two rounds of 67. Steve Horner and Michael Arasin finished third at 7-under 135, firing a final-round 65.

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Senior Four-Ball 6,525 yds. 73.1/139

Par: 71

Weather Information

Description Temp
Sunny Sunny 88 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Pete Williams / Don Whittemore 64 68 132 1000
2 David Anthony / Bob Macmillan 67 67 134 700
3 Steve Horner / Michael Arasin 70 65 135 500
4 Lee Chill Jr / Doug Snoap 69 67 136 400
T5 Rokki Rogan / Tom Gieselman 70 67 137 325
T5 Richard Kerper / Mike Finster 71 66 137 325
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Tournament Summary

Format:  36-holes of gross four-ball stroke play

Eligibility FSGA Adult member; at least 55 years of age

Handicap:  Florida GHIN 15.0 or less

Entry Fee:  $340 per team ($170 per player)

Schedule of Events

Past Results

Championship Format

  • 36 holes of gross four-ball stroke play (no handicaps; commonly known as better-ball)
  • Maximum Field Size - 52 teams (104 players)
  • The lowest team score for 36 holes will be the Champion
    • if necessary, the field will be flighted into two or three flights for gift certificates based on Round 1 scores

What is a Four-Ball? A four-ball is a two person team where the low score of the two players on each hole is counted. It is commonly referred to as best ball.

Eligibility 

  • Male amateur golfers
  • At least 55 years of age as of the first day of the Championship
  • Both entrants are required to be members of the FSGA

Entry Fee

  • $340 per team ($170 per player)
  • Entry Fee includes all cart and course fees, tee gift and a $20 per player gift card good for food & beverage anywhere on the Innisbrook property
  • Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, September 20th

  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Round One tee times off of #1 and #10

Wednesday, September 21st

  • 8:30 AM - Final round Shotgun

Entry Priority

Entries will be accepted based upon the order of receipt. Entries received after the competitive field is full or after the close of entries, will be placed on an alternates list. Alternates will be contacted in the order of receipt of entry, if and when, a spot becomes available. A spot will be held for the previous years Champion.

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately 6,400 - 6,600 yds.

Flighting

After 18 holes, the number of flights will be based on the number of teams and the range of scores.

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the championship.  Practice rounds may be played after 12:00 PM on the weekend.  The price for a practice round is $40.00 + tax per player.  Please call 727-942-2000 to arrange your practice round. The proper place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range, hitting multiple shots on the course is unacceptable.

Defending Champions

Jacque Legere & Michael Cox became two-time Champions of the Senior Four-Ball in 2021. Legere and Cox  defeated fellow two-time Champions Pete Williams & Don Whittemore in a play-off after the two teams were tied through 36 holes at 12-under-par. Legere and Cox hosted their second Senior Four-Ball trophy at Pelican Marsh Golf Club in Naples.

Click here for previous year's results

Exemptions Earned from this Tournament

Winner

  • Next year's Four-Ball Championship

Other Policies

  • Spectators and Spectator Cart Policy -  Click here.
  • Caddies - Caddies are allowed in all FSGA Championships except Junior events. However, a player must not use a parent, step-parent or guardian as a caddie. The caddie MUST walk and the player's clubs must remain on the golf cart. - Click here
  • Championship Pace of Play Policy - Click here.
  • Local Rules and Terms of the Competition - Click here.
  • Championship Policies - Click here to read the withdrawal, dress code, and other policies.
  • Procedures for Alternates - Click here for information on how alternates may gain entry into this Championship.
  • Conditions/ Schedule - The FSGA Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee reserves the right to alter any of the conditions, provisions and/or schedules. The decision of the Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee in any matter will be final. 

Host Hotel

Innisbrook Resort 

2022 Senior Four-Ball Championship Hotel Rates

  • Deluxe Guest Room - $169 + resort fee & tax
  • Executive Suites - $189 + resort fee & tax
  • One Bedroom Suite - $209 + resort fee & tax
  • Two Bedroom Suite - $349 + resort fee & tax

Reservation Deadline:

Rooms must be reserved by Monday, September 12th. After this date, rates will be offered on a space available basis only 

To make a reservation call 855-778-4018 and refer to the Florida Senior Four-Ball Championship

Click here for more information on the resort 

36750 U.S. Highway 19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Payment

Innisbrook Resort will accept payments of Visa, MasterCard & American Express.

Directions

Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club
36750 US Highway 19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34684

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