Ousley-Moore Win Title at Grand Haven
Moore, from Valrico, and Ousley, from Tampa, shot a first-round 66 to stand two strokes back in 4th place. Tim O'Neal and Mitchell Bryan, both of St. Augustine, and Richard Henken (Gainesville) and John Robinson (Orlando) led the way with 64's.
In the final round, Moore-Ousley shot a 63 to claim the title, Matthew Avril of Orlando and Chuck Gould of Vero Beach matched their 63 for the championship's lowest round. Avril-Gould also jumped into a three-way tie for 2nd place with Henken-Robinson and O'Neal-Bryan.
Jacksonville's Steve Dodson and David Anthony, who have won three four-ball titles in the last three years, finished in a tie for fifth with scores of 67 and 66.
The Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship was for amateur golfers over the age of 25. The competition used four-ball stroke play format. In four-ball stroke play, two competitors played as partners with each playing their own ball. The lower score of the partners was the score for the hole. The championship at Grand Haven was the northern championship. The southern championship will be held June 10-11 at The Forest Country Club in Ft. Myers.
The championship was the third of 17 state championships conducted annually by the Florida State Golf Association. The FSGA was formed in 1913 to preserve, promote and protect amateur golf in the state.