Senior/Mid-Am Four Ball Champions
Co-Champions were awarded as the teams of Terry Hinkle and Curtis Madson and Kim Schwencke and Don Whittemore captured the 7th Senior/Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship at The Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Bradenton on March 27-28.
The final round of the championship was cancelled due to inclement weather, after thunderstorms rolled through the Bradenton area around 1:00 p.m. The team of Terry Hinkle, of Wildwood and Curtis Madson of Mount Dora and the duo from Temple Terrace, Kim Schwencke and Don Whittemore both fired seven-under par rounds of 65 in the first round to capture the title. The Defending Champions A J Kroger, of Apopka and Joseph Graham, of Deer Island, the duo from Valrico, Lenny Barthle and Ralph Remmert, the team of Robert Hess, of Casselberry and Doug Snoap, of Apopka, and the duo from Boynton Beach, Kevin Hammer and Chris Lange all finished tied for second place with a six-under par round of 66.
The field included 38 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; the final round was cancelled due to severe weather.