Florida State Golf Association Announces 2006 Championship Schedule
The Florida State Golf Association has announced their 2006 Championship schedule which includes 22 State Championships and eight Winter Series events. Entries for the Championships open January 1, 2006 while the Winter Series events are open now.
The 89th Florida State Amateur Championship, the oldest continuous sporting event in the state of Florida, highlights the schedule at Pine Tree Golf Club in Boynton Beach on May 31-June 12. Thirteen qualifiers across the state will be held between June 1 and June 15 for competitors to advance to the Championship. Hunters Run Golf and Racquet Club in Boynton Beach will serve as the second site of the Amateur with the final 36 holes to be played at Pine Tree.
The 44th Florida State Four-Ball Championship will be held July 8-9 at the Westin Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor. Eight regional qualifiers will be held between June 14-28 to determine the field.
Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto will host the 25th Florida State Mid-Amateur Championship on September 28-October 1. The Mid-Amateur will have nine regional qualifiers from August 23 until September 1.
Now in its third season, the FSGA also conducts the Florida Junior Tour (FJT). The FJT is a junior golf tour offering highly competitive and affordable competitions for juniors in Florida. Please visit www.floridajuniortour.org to learn more.
The “Winter Series” events began in early December and will continue through April with a total of eight events. These competitions are great for those players who may not live in Florida year round while offering a highly competitive field.
The FSGA is now accepting entries for the 2006 State Championships. Please see www.fsga.org to register and for more information on the 2006 Championships.
Senior (Qualifiers) April 11-13 March 1 Victoria Hills Golf Club, DeLand
Senior/Mid-Am Four-Ball April 22-23 March 29 The Fox Club, Palm City Club
Team April 29-30 April 5 Lake Jovita G & CC, Tampa
Two-Man Shoot-Out May 20-21 April 26 Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island
Mid-Amateur Four-Ball(N) June 3-4 May 3 Haile Plantation G & CC, Gainesville
Mid-Amateur Four-Ball(S) June 3-4 May 3 The GC at Fiddler’s Creek, Naples
Junior Florida Cup June 14-15 Invitational Lake Nona Golf Club, Orlando
Amateur (Qualifiers) June 22-25 May 10 Pine Tree & Hunters Run, Boynton Beach
Four-Ball (Qualifiers) July 8-9 May 24 Westin Innisbrook Golf Resort, Palm Harbor
Boys Junior (Qualifiers) July 10-12 May 3 Timuquana Country Club, Jacksonville
Junior Team July 15-16 June 14 Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista
Senior Match Play July 16-20 June 28 Cypress Run Golf Club, Tarpon Springs
Public Links July 21-23 June 28 Grande Pines Golf Club, Orlando
Parent-Child July 29-30 July 5 Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista
Amateur Match Play August 10-13 July 12 Country Club of Ocala, Ocala
Mid-Senior August 18-20 July 19 Bonita Bay East & Club at Mediterra, Naples
Jr Match Play Invitational August 26-27 Invitational Tiburon Golf Club, Naples
Mid-Senior Four-Ball(N) Sept. 16-17 August 16 LPGA International, Daytona Beach
Mid-Senior Four-Ball(S) Sept. 16-17 August 16 Hobe Sound Golf Club, Hobe Sound
Mid-Amateur(Qualifiers) Sept. 28-Oct. 1 August 2 Black Diamond Ranch, Lecanto
Mixed Team (FWSGA) Oct. 14-15 September 29 Victoria Hills Golf Club, DeLand
Southeastern Challenge Oct. 14-15 Invitational Georgia
Senior Four-Ball Oct.17-18 September 20 The Club at TwinEagles, Naples
Northwest Club Challenge Oct. 21-22 September 27 Windswept Dunes Golf Club, Freeport
Organized in 1913, the Florida State Golf Association is a not-for-profit organization that governs amateur golf in the state of Florida. In addition to conducting 21 championships for amateur golfers in the state, the FSGA is responsible for 41 qualifying tournaments for USGA National Championships. The FSGA also maintains the USGA Handicap System, performs course ratings throughout Florida and assists in junior programs and scholarships.