Florida Cup Teams Announced
The top 32 mid-amateur and senior players from around the state are ready to compete in the 10th Florida Cup Matches. Seagate Country Club, in Delray Beach will play host to the event on October 23-24.
Held every two years, the Florida Cup Matches vie 16 of the top amateurs from North Florida versus 16 of the top amateurs from South Florida. Using a Ryder-Cup format, the winner is determined by the number of points earned throughout the two days. Players are invited based on their performance from the previous two seasons. Some automatic selections are based on the FSGA two-year point’s standings. In 2012, South Florida won the Matches 18 – 14. This years field features 16 State Champions out of the 32 players!
Schedule of events:
Thursday, October 23rd
- Four-ball matches (morning)
- Foursomes matches (afternoon)
Friday, October 24th
- Singles Matches
The North Florida team includes: Team Captain: Thad Hudgens, of Longwood, Bob Campione, of Palm Coast, Derek Camps, of Sanford, Roger Dean, of Ormond Beach, Daniel Debra, of Lutz, Lloyd Fisher, of Dade City, Chad Ibbotson, of Sanford, Jimmy Jones, of Tampa, Doug Lacrosse, of Tampa, Rob Maddox, of Lynn Haven, Blake Marshall, of Palm Coast, Mike Riley, of Panama City, George Roat, of Windermere, Jamey Salmon, of Jacksonville, Doug Snoap, of Apopka and Don Whittemore, of Temple Terrace.
The South Florida team features: Team Captain: Ryan Abbate, of Fort Lauderdale, Stephen Anderson, of Hobe Sound, Matthew Avril, of Vero Beach, Bobby Bird, of Vero Beach, Michael Cox, of Naples, Chuck Gould, of Vero Beach, Brian Kennedy, of Highland Beach, Gordon Marshall, of Sarasota, R J Nakashian, of Palm Beach Gardens, Dwight Rogers, of Fort Lauderdale, T J Shuart, of Coral Springs, Mike Stiber, of Pembroke Pines, John Wegmann, of Southwest Ranches, Peter Wegmann, of Fort Lauderdale, James Weick, of Fort Lauderdale and Rick Woulfe, of Fort Lauderdale.