Mid-Am Four-Ball Championships Wrap Up
Carter, of St. Augustine, and Purnell, of Jacksonville, won the North Championship in a playoff over Bret Bush, of Palm Beach Gardens, and Bret Voisin, of Orlando. Carter and Purnell carded a 65-70 as Bush and Voisin finished with a 66-69 to both score a 135 two-day total. David Boesel and Jim Byington, of Winter Park, scored a 68 on both days to finish one stroke behind the leaders.
In the South Championship at Doral, Juan and Julio Nutt, of Miami, shot a 69-63, 132 total, on the infamous Blue Monster course. Scott Brassard, of Davie, and Brian Johnson, from Coral Springs, finished in second place with a 65-70, 135 total.
The Mid-Amateur Four-Ball North Championship consisted of 52 teams while the South was made up of 54 teams. Competitors played 36 holes of four-ball stroke play in the two-day event.
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