Mid-Amateur Semis Set
In the upper half of the bracket, Tommy Dudley, of Jacksonville, defeated top seed and stroke play medalist Steve Carter in 20 holes. Carter, of Jacksonville, the 2004 Mid-Amateur Champion, earned stroke play medalist honors for the third straight year. Dudley, the eighth seed, will now face Noi Chay, of Land O’ Lakes. Chay won his first two matches 2 and 1 and then beat Patrick Olive, of Holiday, in the quarterfinals 1 up. The lower half of the bracket features Darryl Osler playing Bret Voisin in the semifinal match. Osler, from Boca Raton, defeated defending Champion Jon Veneziano, from Mount Dora, 1 up. The 10th seed Osler beat 2005 Senior Player of the Year Rick Woulfe, of Fort Lauderdale, in the first round 2 up. The final semifinalist Bret Voisin, of Orlando, topped Ken Dawson, of Merritt Island, 5 and 4. Voisin lost in the finals of last year’s Mid-Amateur Championship.
To be eligible for the State Mid-Amateur, participants must be 25 years of age or older. More than 570 entries were received for this year’s Championship setting a new record for entries filed. Participants qualified in an 18-hole stroke play format to advance to the Championship. The Championship consists of 36-holes of stroke play qualifying over the first two days with the low 32 advancing to the match play on Saturday and Sunday.
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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 22 championships for amateur golfers in the state, the FSGA is responsible for more than 40 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.