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 2/11/20

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 3/2022
Roger Andrus
Vero Beach
Certified through 1/2023
Dave Aultman
New Port Richey
Certified through 5/2021
 Michael Ball
Naples
Certified through 3/2023
             
Bill Blandy (TC)
Jupiter
Certified through 4/2021
Taffie Brisley
Bradenton
Certified through 1/2023
Luanne Byers-Zabytko (TC)
Jupiter
Certified through 10/2022
Tony Capano (TC)
Pensacola
Certified through 1/2021
   

 
Bob Collins (TC)
Naples
Certified through 5/2023

Nicolette Darois (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2022
D. Scott Davis
West Palm Beach
Certified through 1/2021
Jim Demick (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 1/2021
               
Bob Dewey
Fernandina Beach
Certified through 3/2022
Kyle DiGiacobbe (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 3/2022
Debbie Dove
Jupiter
Certified through 4/2021
Tom Dudley (TC)
Jacksonville
Certified through 4/2021
   

Dale Fennie
Bonnita Springs
Certified through 1/2022
Bob Forward, PGA
Lake Wales
Certified through 1/2022
Kevin Fullenkamp (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 5/2023
Moe Gallant (TC)
Lakeland
Certified through 5/2023
       
Darin Green (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 1/2023
John Heyman
West Palm Beach
Certified through 4/2021
Marc Hirsch (TC)
Sarasota
Certified through 4/2021
CJ Hollister (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2023
 
 

Kevin Johnson
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2022
Sue Joy-Sobota
Lakewood Ranch
Certified through 4/2020
David Jungk (TC)
Ocala
Certified through 10/2022
Jim Kavanagh
Saint Augustine
Certified through 5/2023
       
Jay Levine (TC)
Boynton Beach
Certified through 4/2021
Jack Lord
The Villages
Certified through 1/2023
Jeff Magaditsch (TC)
Apollo Beach
Certified through 1/2022
 
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
Clint Parsons (TC)
The Villages
Certified through 2/2023

 
 

 
Chuck Phillips
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2021
Jack Pultorak (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2023
Andrew Scalf (TC)
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
Jenna Walkiewicz (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 5/2023

 
 
 
Kyle Walkiewicz (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 5/2023
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
 
 
Mike Alford
Nokomis
Certified through 4/2020

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 4/2021
Tama Caldabaugh
Ponte Vedra Beach
Certified through 1/2021
Greg Carman
Jacksonville
Certified through 3/2021

   
Trish England
The Villages
Certified through 12/2021
Dyke Farrow
Gainesville
Certified through 4/2023
David Finch
Naples
Certified through 5/2020 

Doug Gillie (TC)
Palm Harbor
Certified through 10/2022
 
 
Floyd Goodson
Fort Lauderdale
Certified through 4/2022
Greg Gow
Estero
Certified through 5/2020
Rick Greenleaf (TC)
Jupiter
Certified through 4/2021
Rick Haverly
Bonita Springs
Certified through 5/2023
 
   
Paul Heiler
Naples
Certified through 3/2023
Sarah Herb (TC)
Tampa
Certified through 4/2023
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 5/2020
Steven Marker
Winter Haven
Certified through 6/2023
Ron Morehead
Heathrow
Certified through 5/2020
Janet Moser
Lutz
Certified through 5/2020
   
    
Scott Moser
Lutz
Certified through 4/2020
Chet Murawski
Bonita Springs
Certified through 1/2022
Kevin Murphy
Land O' Lakes
Certified through 4/2023
Sue Nelson
The Villages
Certified through 12/2021

 
 
John Sholtis
Osprey
Certified through 9/2021
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 Veator
Bradenton
Certified through 1/2023
Bob Wertheimer
Palm Beach Gardens
Certified through 4/2022
Bruce Wilkinson
Palm City
Certified through 4/2021
Johnny Williams (TC)
Seminole
Certified through 10/2022
   
 
 Bob Woodmansee
Port Saint Lucie
Certified through 5/2021
Dick Young (TC)
Fort Myers
Certified through 1/2021 
   Frank Zubrick (TC)
Tallahassee
Certified through 10/2022
 
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