Winter Series - Buckhorn Springs G&CC

Buckhorn Springs Golf & Country Club - Valrico
February 3-4, 2020

 Three Capture Winter Series Win at Buckhorn


 Felipe Hasson | Richard Kerper | Robert Cunningham

VALRICO, Fla. - The Winter Series made it's way to Buckhorn Springs Country Club for two rounds of individual stroke play. Felipe Hasson took home the Mid-Amateur division, while Richard Kerper and Robert Cunningham took down the Senior and Super-Senior divisions, respectively.

Mid Amateur

Felipe Hasson came back from behind to captured his first Winter Series victory. Hasson was tied for fifth going into Tuesdays final round after posting a two over-par first round. Four birdies and one bogey gave Hasson the edge to secure a one stroke victory over Jason Coolik with a final round of three under-par, 69. Hasson was the only player in his division to finish the event under par. 

Senior 

Richard Kerper is no stranger to seeing his name on top of the leaderboard in 2020. Kerper secured his second Winter Series victory of the year in come back style carding an impressive final round six under-par, 66. The lowest round of the tournament. Kerper started the final round tied for eight after posting a 75 during round one. Six birdies and a bogey free scorecard led Kerper to a two stroke victory over Jimmy Jones at three under-par. 

Super-Senior

Robert Cunningham went wire-to-wire to win his first Winter Series of the year. Carding rounds of 73 and 72 proved that consistency was key for Cunningham. Finished the tournament at one over-par, 145, gave Cunningham a three stroke victory.


Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Amateur 6,709 yds., 72.5/133
Senior 6,340 yds., 70.2/128
Super-Senior 6,045 yds., 69.0/125

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Sunny Ideal scoring conditions 70 °F
PartlyCloudy Partly cloudy with a slight breeze 75 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Felipe Hasson 74 69 143 150
2 Jason Coolik 73 71 144 105
T3 Miles McConnell 72 74 146 68
T3 Chris Solomon 72 74 146 68
T5 Brad Rolland 71 76 147 48
T5 Jay Gregory 75 72 147 48
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Richard Kerper 75 66 141 150
2 Jimmy Jones Sr 71 72 143 105
T3 Paul Royak 74 70 144 68
T3 Steve Riviere 71 73 144 68
5 Allen Peake 71 75 146 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Robert Cunningham 73 72 145 150
T2 Pete McDade 76 72 148 90
T2 Pete Andrews 74 74 148 90
4 Doug LaCrosse 78 71 149 60
T5 Kim Schwencke 78 72 150 45
T5 Kevin Macy 77 73 150 45
T5 Ronald Cornette 75 75 150 45
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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 3, 2020
  • 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 3, 2020. 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 3rd

  • Round 1 - 1:00 PM Shotgun

Tuesday, February 4th

  • 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 813-689-7766. 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 - 96 players in foursomes

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