Winter Series Four-Ball - Juliette Falls

Juliette Falls - Dunnellon
January 20-21, 2020

Three Teams earn Winter Series Victories at Juliette Falls

DUNNELLON, Fla.The Winter Series traveled to Juliette Falls for the second four-ball event of the season. Juliette Falls proved to be a great test for the players over the two-day tournament.

Paul Tesori and Kirk Irvin took home the win for the Mid-Amateur Division on Tuesday, while Paul Royak and Richard Kerper were victorious in the Senior Division. Kim Schwencke and Doug LaCrosse captured the Super-Senior Division.

Mid-Amateur

Tesori and Irvin went wire-to-wire to capture the win, finishing the two-day tournament with a 7-under 137. The Ponte Vedra residents fired a first-round 6-under 66 on Monday. Tesori posted seven birdies, while the team only carded one bogey.

The pair started the day with a two-shot lead over the field. They posted a bogey-free front nine in the final round, with Tesori adding a birdie on the ninth and Irvin on the 12th. Tesori and Irvin finished the day with a 1-under 71.

This is the second of the season for Tesori and the first Winter Series win for Irvin. The teams of Christopher Anderson / Tory Carli and Greg Greenbaum / Vince Van Brunt finished in a tie for second place at 5-under 139.

Senior

Royak and Kerper fired a 14-under 130 to secure the 10-stroke victory on Tuesday. The pair posted a 10-under 62 in the first round. Kerper carded six birdies and an eagle, while Royak added two birdies. Royak and Kerper sat at the top of the leaderboard heading into the final round with a nine-shot lead.

The pair began the day with a bogey-free front nine, with three birdies. They added two birdies and a bogey on the back nine to finish the day at 4-under 68. This is the second of the season for Royak and the first Winter Series of the season win for Kerper.

Mike Jackson and Sandy Billyard took home a second-place finish at 4-under 140, while Mike Vallencourt Sr and Gary Blackwell finished third at 3-under 141.

Super-Senior

LaCrosse and Schewencke posted a 9-under 135 to capture the two-stroke victory in the Super-Senior Division. The Tampa duo fired a 9-under 63, carding nine birdies, on Monday to head into the final round at the top of the leaderboard. LaCrosse and Schewencke used an even-under 72 in the final round to secure the win.

Bobby Lundquist and Jerry Young secured a second-place finish, with a two-day total of 7-under 137. They posted rounds of 66-71, the only team in the field to card two-under par rounds. Jim Stone and Carey Watson finished third at 5-under 139.

Full Results


Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Amateur 6,729 yds. 73.0/139
Senior 6,269 yds. 70.8/137
Super-Senior 6,003 yds. 69.5/134

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Sunny Cold & Breezy 52 °F
Windy Cold & Breezy - 1 hour frost delay 48 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Kirk Irvin / Paul Tesori 66 71 137 75
T2 Christopher Anderson / Tory Carli 70 69 139 48
T2 Greg Greenbaum / Vince Van Brunt 68 71 139 48
4 Guy Newman / William Yorgey 72 70 142 30
5 Jason Coolik / Greg Hendrix 70 74 144 20
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Richard Kerper / Paul Royak 62 68 130 75
2 Sandy Billyard / Mike Jackson 71 69 140 55
3 Gary Blackwell / Mike Vallencourt Sr 71 70 141 40
4 Keith Floyd / Douglas Jones 72 76 148 30
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Doug LaCrosse / Kim Schwencke 63 72 135 75
2 Bobby Lundquist / Jerry Young 66 71 137 55
3 Jim Stone / Carey Watson 67 72 139 40
4 Marc Rosenbaum / Steve Sponder 70 72 142 30
T5 Jack Jackson / Raymond Sharpe 70 73 143 10
T5 Randy Briggs / David McLeod 70 73 143 10
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Tournament Summary

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

Eligibility FSGA Adult Member at least 25 years of age

Handicap:  GHIN 10.0 or less

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

Entry Fee $320

Schedule of Events

Format

  • 36 holes of individual gross four-ball stroke play (no handicaps)
    • Four-Ball (commonly known as two-person better-ball or best ball) is a two-person team where the lowest score of the two players on each individual hole is counted

Eligibility

  • Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are age 25 or older as of March 3, 2020
  • Both entrants must be a Regular or Foundation Member of the FSGA
  • Both entrants must have a handicap active Florida GHIN Handicap and current index of 10.0 or lower.

Age Divisions & Yardages

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

  • $320 per team
  • 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, January 20th

  • Round 1 - 11:00 AM 1st Tee Start

Tuesday, January 21st

  • 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 352-522-0309. The cost of a practice round is $45 plus tax. 

Host Hotel

There is currently no host hotel for this event.

Maximum Field Size

Four-Ball events - 48 teams / 96 players in foursomes

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