Certified Rules Officials

The following FSGA tournament volunteers and staff members have proven their extensive knowledge of the Rules of Golf and demonstrated the officiating ability to be certified as Senior Rules Officials or Rules Officials. Their duties include applying and interpreting the Rules of Golf, course set-up, starting, scoring, as well as other Officiating duties.

Click here to find out how to become a Senior Rules Official or Rules Official.

(TC) designates Tournament Chairman. Click here to see a list of Tournament Chairmen. 

last updated 9/12/22

FSGA Senior Rules Officials

  • Scored 90% or higher on USGA/PGA Rules Test in last four years (achieved "Expert" rules status through the USGA)
  • Completed FSGA education requirements
  • Completed FSGA on-course Officiating requirements
     
 Karen Ammerman
Sarasota
Certified through 11/2022
Roger Andrus
Vero Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Dave Aultman
New Port Richey
Certified through 10/2022
 Michael Ball
Naples
Certified through 2/2024
     
Debbie Bizal
Lady Lake
Certified through 1/2023
Bill Blandy (TC)
Jupiter
Certified through 10/2022
Taffie Brisley
Bradenton
Certified through 1/2023
Tony Capano (TC)
Pensacola
Certified through 5/2025
     
Bob Collins (TC)
Naples
Certified through 5/2023

Missy Crisp
Hobe Sound
Certified through 3/2023
Nicolette Darois 
Tampa
Certified through 5/2025
D. Scott Davis
West Palm Beach
Certified through 2/2024
                          
Jim Demick (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 1/2024
Bob Dewey
Fernandina Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Kyle DiGiacobbe (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 3/2026
Debbie Dove
Jupiter
Certified through 12/2025
   
Tom Dudley (TC)
Jacksonville
Certified through 8/2025
Jeffrey Elledge (TC)
Palatka
Certified through 4/2026
Bob Forward, PGA
Lake Wales
Certified through 1/2023
Kevin Fullenkamp (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2026
     
Moe Gallant (TC)
Lakeland
Certified through 5/2025
Darin Green (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2026
Erin Groeneveld (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 1/2023
John Heyman
West Palm Beach
Certified through 6/2025
          
Marc Hirsch 
Sarasota
Certified through 10/2022
CJ Hollister (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2026
Kevin Johnson
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2023
Sue Joy-Sobota
Lakewood Ranch
Certified through 11/2025
                  
Jim Kavanagh (TC)
Saint Augustine
Certified through 4/2026
Jay Levine (TC)
Boynton Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Jack Lord
The Villages
Certified through 2/2023 
Jeff Magaditsch (TC)
Apollo Beach
Certified through 4/2026
     
Ryan Mehnert (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 11/2026
Mike Miller (TC)
Ormond Beach
Certified through 5/2025
Bruce Nemet
Sarasota
Certified through 2/2024
John Novakowski
Jupiter
Certified through 10/2022
 
David Nowicki (TC)
Naples
Certified through 4/2025
Clint Parsons (TC)
The Villages
Certified through 4/2025
Chuck Phillips
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2023
Jack Pultorak (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2026
 
Andrew Scalf 
Tampa
Certified through 4/2022
     Tom Schoenbaechler
Bonita Springs
Certified through 10/2023       
Steve Sirbaugh
Jacksonville
Certified through 5/2026
 Joe Small (TC)
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2024
Alan Tarter
Delray Beach
Certified through 10/2022
Anita Venner
Vero Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Ken Warnock
Vero Beach
Certified through 4/2024
Bruce Wilkinson
Palm City
Certified through 5/2025
       
 Luanne Zabytko (TC)
Jupiter
Certified through 2/2026
 Tom Zaras (TC)
Wesley Chapel
Certified through 1/2024

 

 

 

FSGA Rules Officials

  • Test Scores Required:
    • Scored 75% or higher on USGA/PGA 100 question test in the last four years, OR
    • Scored  75% (60 correct out of 80 questions) on the USGA/PGA 80 question test, OR
  • Completed FSGA education requirements
  • Completed FSGA on-course Officiating requirements
 
Tony Aurelio
Gainesville
Certified through 4/2026

Bruce Balderston (TC)
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 5/2026
  Richard Bliss
Bonita Springs
Certified through 4/2026
 Rosemary Booth
Fernandina Beach
Certified through 3/2023 
   
  Bill Bovers
Hobe Sound
Certified through 5/2026
Ted Burfeind (TC)
Ponte Vedra Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Tama Caldabaugh
Ponte Vedra Beach
Certified through 2/2023
Ruth Christian
Ocala
Certified through 1/2025
   
Mark Cook
Pace
Certified through 4/2026
James Curry
San Antonio
Certified through 5/2026
Trish England
The Villages
Certified through 1/2024
Dyke Farrow
Gainesville
Certified through 4/2026
   

Dale Fennie
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2023
Doug Gillie (TC)
Palm Harbor
Certified through 10/2022
Floyd Goodson
Fort Lauderdale
Certified through 2/2023
Greg Gow
Estero
Certified through 5/2026
   
Rick Greenleaf 
Jupiter
Certified through 11/2022
Rick Haverly
Bonita Springs
Certified through 5/2023
Paul Heiler
Naples
Certified through 3/2023
Ray Higgins
Gulf Breeze
Certified through 3/2023
   
Mike Hopping
Sarasota
Certified through 2/2024
Kevin Jones (TC)
Naples
Certified through 3/2023
Steven Jones
Lakeland
Certified through 1/2023 
Debi Ladig
Pompano Beach
Certified through 5/2023   
 
Jacques Legere
Fort Myers
Certified through 3/2023 
Steven Marker
Winter Haven
Certified through 6/2023
Kevin Murphy
Land O' Lakes
Certified through 5/2026 
Sue Nelson
The Villages
Certified through 1/2024
        
Brian Nichol
Tampa
Certified through 1/2026
Paul Orrico
Saint Augustine
Certified through 5/2026
David Philbrick
Davenport
Certified through 4/2026
Laura Robinson
Boynton Beach
Certified through 3/2026
           
Becky Rountree
Plantation
Certified through 2/2024
Joe Stein (TC)
Naples
Certified through 4/2026 
Mike Sutton
Ormond Beach
Certified through 2/2023   
Christine Veater
Bradenton
Certified through 7/2025 


 
Bob Wertheimer
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 5/2026 
Johnny Williams (TC)
Seminole
Certified through 10/2022 
Frank Zubrick (TC)
Tallahassee
Certified through 10/2022 
 
       
 
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