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Forty & Over Four-Ball Championship (South)

Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch - Lakewood Ranch
June 5-6, 2021
Entries Close: Wednesday, May 26th at 11:30 PM

The Forty & Over Four-Ball (formerly the Mid-Senior Four-Ball) is the perfect opportunity for a golfing getaway. Each team consists of two players at least 40 years of age. Pair-up with a friend to take on some of the best players in the state in an always competitive four-ball event.

Tournament Summary

Format:  36 holes of gross four-ball stroke play

Eligibility FSGA member at least 40 years of age

Handicap:  Florida GHIN 15.0 or less

Entry Fee:  $320 per team ($160 per player)

Schedule of Events

Past Results 

Format

  • 36 holes of gross four-ball stroke play (commonly known as two-person best-ball)
  • Maximum Field Size - 52 teams (104 players)
  • The lowest team score for 36 holes will be the Champion

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 a best ball.

Eligibility

  • Male amateur golfers at least 40 years of age as of the first day of the Championship
  • Both entrants are required to be a member of the FSGA
  • Active Florida GHIN of 15.0 or less at time of entry

Entry Fee

  • $320 per team ($160 per player)

Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 5th

  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM - Round one tee times off #1 and #10 tees.

Sunday, June 6th

  • 8:30 AM - Shotgun
  • Awards ceremony immediately following the completion of play

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.

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately 6,600 - 6,700 yards

Flights

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 event and after 12:00 PM the weekend prior on a space available basis. The price for a practice round is $35.00 + tax per player.  Please call the golf shop at 941-253-2901 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.

Carts

Carts are included for all competitive rounds. Players are responsible for practice round fees.

Defending Champions

2020's Forty & Over Four-Ball South Championship was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  In 2019, Jeff Fleeman and Kelly Sellers fired rounds of 68-64--132 (-12) which was good enough for a three-shot victory. Click here for the previous year's results.

Exemptions Earned from this Tournament

Winner

  • Current 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. 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 and Accommodations

TBD

Payment

TBD

Directions

Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch
4016 Santa Caterina Blvd.
Lakewood Ranch, FL  34211
941-253-2901

Click here for directions.

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