Conte and Pickering Win Net Two-Man Team Championship
Tampa's Jason Conte teamed with Ponte Vedra Beach’s Randy Pickering to claim the Florida State Net Two-Man Team Championship Sunday at Mission Inn Resort. The duo shot net scores of 65 and 64 for a 129 total to win by two strokes.
Joe Porta of Titusville and Bill Muldowney of Mims posted a final-round 62 to go with a 69 to end at 131. Third place finishers were Clifford Stratton Jr. of Englewood and his partner Steve Jakubaitis of Punta Gorda who shot 68-64--132.
St. Petersburg’s Buddy Lee and Ryan Cockman, the defending champions, finished in a tie for 10th after shooting 69-69--138.
First flight winners were Mark Larsen of Valrico and Keith Floyd of Lithia after shooting 70-65--135.
The championship used four-ball net stroke play with individual players playing to 80% of their course handicap.
The Florida State Net Two-Man Championship is the seventh of 17 championships conducted annually by the Florida State Golf Association. The FSGA is a not-for-profit organization that promotes, preserves, and protects amateur golf in the state of Florida. For information about volunteer programs or membership please contact the FSGA at (813) 632-3742.