Isleworth Defends Club Team Title
Isleworth Country Club, in Windermere, posted 127 points in the first round to take a four point advantage heading into the final round of play. In the final round, Isleworth secured 117 points for a 244 total and capture their second consecutive Club Team Championship. Douglas Dvorak gained a two-round total of 95 points to lead the team as George Roat, James Byrd and Nico Donaldson also contributed to the team’s success. Last year, Isleworth Country Club edged out Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club by one stroke for the 2006 title. Dvorak and Roat were members of that winning team as Byrd and Donaldson are new to the team this year. Rio Pinar Country Club, in Orlando, finished 13 points back from the Champions with a 231 total for second place while Redlands Golf and Country Club, in Homestead, jumped into third place with 123 points in the final round. With 107 in the first round, Redlands finished with a total of 230.
In the 2007 Championship, each team member plays 36 holes of individual stroke play using stableford scoring. Total of best three point totals of four count as team score each day, high team point total for 36 holes is the Champion. Players receive one point for bogey, two for par, four for birdie and six for eagle. A tradition since 1941, the Club Team is open to traditional golf clubs that own their own course and are members of the FSGA. The four team members must each be members of the club.
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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 25 championships for amateur golfers in the state, the FSGA is responsible for more than 40 qualifying tournaments for USGA National Championships and the Florida Junior Tour. The FSGA also maintains the USGA Handicap System, performs course ratings throughout Florida and assists in junior programs and scholarships.