LaCrosse & Veneziano Win Senior/Mid Am
The team of Doug LaCrosse and Jon Veneziano went wire-to-wire to capture the 11th Senior/Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club - King's Dunes course, in Lakewood Ranch, on March 22-23.
The 2013 Senior and Amateur Players of the Year, Doug LaCrosse, of Tampa, and Jon Veneziano, of Mount Dora, posted a tournament total of 16-under par 128 to capture the first Men’s Championship of the season. The duo posted the low round of the Championship in the first round, with an impressive score of nine-under par 63, to take a one stroke lead over three teams heading into Sunday. LaCrosse and Veneziano held off the strong field in the final round posting another solid round of seven-under par 65, which was good enough for a one stroke victory.
The team of Randy Elliott, of Winter Park and Thad Hudgens, of Longwood, finished in second place just one stroke back, after rounds of 64-65 for a tournament total of 129. The Defending Champions, Stephen Anderson, of Hobe Sound, and Rick Woulfe, of Fort Lauderdale, finished alone in third place with a tournament total of 14-under par 130.
The field included 51 teams of one partner over 55 years of age and the other between 25-54 years old. In the Championship, competitors played 36 holes of four-ball stroke play over the course of two days.