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 1/17/22

Expiration dates of certified officials have been suspended due to the pandemic and the inability to hold training sessions. We will reexamine the certification process at a later date. Thank you for your patience.

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 4/2022
Roger Andrus
Vero Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Dave Aultman
New Port Richey
Certified through 10/2022
 Michael Ball
Naples
Certified through 3/2023
             
Bill Blandy (TC)
Jupiter
Certified through 10/2022
Taffie Brisley
Bradenton
Certified through 1/2023
Luanne Byers-Zabytko (TC)
Jupiter
Certified through 10/2022
Tony Capano (TC)
Pensacola
Certified through 1/2023
     
Bob Collins (TC)
Naples
Certified through 5/2023

Missy Crisp
Hobe Sound
Certified through 3/2023
Nicolette Darois 
Tampa
Certified through 4/2022
D. Scott Davis
West Palm Beach
Certified through 2/2024
                                         
Jim Demick (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 1/2023
Bob Dewey
Fernandina Beach
Certified through 3/2022
Kyle DiGiacobbe (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 3/2022
Debbie Dove
Jupiter
Certified through 10/2022
   
Tom Dudley (TC)
Jacksonville
Certified through 2/2023
Jeffrey Elledge (TC)
Palatka
Certified through 1/2022
Bob Forward, PGA
Lake Wales
Certified through 1/2023
Kevin Fullenkamp (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 5/2023
     
Moe Gallant (TC)
Lakeland
Certified through 5/2023
Darin Green (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 1/2023
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 4/2023
Kevin Johnson
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2022
Sue Joy-Sobota
Lakewood Ranch
Certified through 4/2023
                  
Jim Kavanagh (TC)
Saint Augustine
Certified through 5/2023
Jay Levine (TC)
Boynton Beach
Certified through 10/2022
Jack Lord
The Villages
Certified through 2/2023 
Jeff Magaditsch (TC)
Apollo Beach
Certified through 1/202
     
Ryan Mehnert (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 2/2023
Mike Miller (TC)
Ormond Beach
Certified through 3/2022
Bruce Nemet
Sarasota
Certified through 4/2022
John Novakowski
Jupiter
Certified through 10/2022
 
David Nowicki (TC)
Naples
Certified through 4/2024
Clint Parsons (TC)
The Villages
Certified through 2/2023
Chuck Phillips
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2022
Jack Pultorak (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2023
 
Andrew Scalf 
Tampa
Certified through 4/2022
     Tom Schoenbaechler
Bonita Springs
Certified through 10/2023       
 Joe Small (TC)
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2023
Alan Tarter
Delray Beach
Certified through 10/2022
Anita Venner
Vero Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Bruce Wilkinson
Palm City
Certified through 4/2022
Ken Warnock
Vero Beach
Certified through 4/2023
Tom Zaras (TC)
Wesley Chapel
Certified through 1/2023

 

FSGA Rules Officials

  • Test Scores Required:
    • Scored 75% or higher on USGA/PGA 100 question test in the last four years, OR
    • Scored  87.5% (70 correct out of 80 questions) on the USGA/PGA 80 question test, OR
    • Scored 85% or higher on FSGA Rules test in last four years (this test is no longer given)
  • Completed FSGA education requirements
  • Completed FSGA on-course Officiating requirements
 
Tony Aurelio
Gainesville
Certified through 4/2023

Bruce Balderston (TC)
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2023
  Richard Bliss
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2023
 Rosemary Booth
Fernandina Beach
Certified through 3/2022 
   
  Ted Burfeind (TC)
Ponte Vedra Beach
Certified through 4/2022
Tama Caldabaugh
Ponte Vedra Beach
Certified through 1/2022

Martin Connor
Tampa
Certified through 5/2024

Trish England
The Villages
Certified through 1/2023
   
Dyke Farrow
Gainesville
Certified through 4/2023
Dale Fennie
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2023
Doug Gillie (TC)
Palm Harbor
Certified through 10/2022

Floyd Goodson
Fort Lauderdale
Certified through 4/2022
   
Rick Greenleaf 
Jupiter
Certified through 4/2022
Rick Haverly
Bonita Springs
Certified through 5/2023
Paul Heiler
Naples
Certified through 3/2023
Ray Higgins
Gulf Breeze
Certified through 2/2023
     
Mike Hopping
Sarasota
Certified through 3/2022
Kevin Jones (TC)
Naples
Certified through 3/2023
Steven Jones
Lakeland
Certified through 6/2023
 Debi Ladig
Pompano Beach
Certified through 5/2023  
     
Joey Latowski
Port Saint Lucie
Certified through 4/2022
Jacques Legere
Fort Myers
Certified through 5/2022
 Steven Marker
Winter Haven
Certified through 6/2023
 
Ron Morehead
Heathrow
Certified through 5/2022

 
Scott Moser
Lutz
Certified through 4/2022
Chet Murawski
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2022
Kevin Murphy
Land O' Lakes
Certified through 4/2023
Sue Nelson
The Villages
Certified through 12/2022
        
Paul Orrico
Saint Augustine
Certified through 4/2023
Becky Rountree
Plantation
Certified through 3/2023
John Sholtis
Osprey
Certified through 9/2022
Joe Stein (TC)
Naples
Certified through 4/2022
                         
Ken Stoner
Fort Myers
Certified through 5/2023 
  Mike Sutton
Ormond Beach
Certified through 5/2023  
Christine Veater
Bradenton
Certified through 1/2023
Bob Wertheimer
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2022 
     
 Johnny Williams (TC)
Seminole
Certified through 10/2022 
 Bob Woodmansee
Port Saint Lucie
Certified through 5/2022 
 Frank Zubrick (TC)
Tallahassee
Certified through 10/2022
 
       
       
 
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