Winter Garden Individual Winter Series Event

West Orange Country Club - Winter Garden
January 7-8, 2013

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Senior 6,417 yds.
Senior 6,417 yds.
Super Senior 6,000 yds.

Par: 71

Weather Information

Description Temp
PartlyCloudy Partly Cloudy 69 °F
Sunny Sunny 78 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Jerry Rose 74 68 142 150
2 Mike Damron 71 72 143 105
3 Paul Melson 74 74 148 75
4 Bruce Pape 75 75 150 60
5 Andy Spears 78 76 154 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Dennis Brady 73 68 141 150
2 John Vaccaro 69 77 146 105
3 Tim Cox 71 78 149 75
4 Steve Sponder 75 76 151 60
5 Lee Hebbard 75 77 152 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Fred Peel 70 77 147 150
2 Jack Ramsey 73 75 148 105
T3 Ray Darmstadt 77 75 152 62
T3 Randy Briggs 78 74 152 62
T3 Fred Allen 79 73 152 62
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Eligibility

Entries are open to amateur golfers who are age 40 or older as of March 5, 2013 and a Regular or Foundation Member of the FSGA.

Format

The 2012-2013 Winter Series will conduct each event at 36 holes of gross only scoring.

Tee Times

Day One will be tee times at 11:00 AM off of the first and tenth tees. Day Two will be a shotgun start at 8:30 AM.

Groupings, Starting Times & Player Information

Information about practice rounds, directions, lodging etc. will be published on the FSGA website at www.fsga.org on this page before the event. Starting times will generally be posted on the website two days after the close of entries for each event.

Practice Rounds & Cost

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event on a space available basis.  Practice rounds are restricted until after 12:00 PM on weekends.  To arrange your practice round please call the club at (407) 656-4882.  The cost of a practice round is $40 plus tax. 

Individual Age Divisions

There are three age divisions; Mid-Senior (40-54), Senior (55-64) and Super-Senior (65 & above). Each player must compete in the age division commensurate with their age as of March 5, 2013. Competitors may not elect to play in a different age division of from a different tee than designated.

Maximum Field Sizes

Individual events - 84 players

Tees

Three sets of tees will be utilized.
Mid-Senior approximately 6700 yards
Senior approximately 6400 yards
Super-Senior approximately 6100 yards

Prizes

Age group Champions at each event will receive a commemorative award. Gift certificates of approximately $30 per player will be awarded for each of the age groups.

Points Competition

Throughout the series, the FSGA will maintain a “points list” that will determine which competitors win their age division. At the conclusion of the series, each series age division winner will receive a commemorative award.

Flights

After the first round, each age division may be flighted based on the number of competitors and/or the range of scores.

Distance-Measuring Devices

During the 2012-2013 Winter Series of competition, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. However, if, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, wind-speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional functions are actually used.”

Amateur Championship Exemption

The individual with the most points in the Mid-Senior (40-54) age division at the conclusion of the Winter Series will receive an exemption into the 2013 Amateur Championship to be contested at Jupiter Hill Club in Jupiter.

Mid-Amateur Championship Exemption

The individual with the most points in the Senior (55-64) age division at the conclusion of the Winter Series will receive an exemption into the 2013 Mid-Amateur Championship to be contested at Mountain Lake Golf Course in Lake Wales.

Senior Amateur Championship Exemption

The individual with the most points in the Super-Senior (65 & over) age division at the conclusion of the Winter Series will receive an exemption into the 2013 Senior Amateur Championship to be contested at Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach.

Senior Amateur Championship Exemptions

Those individuals in the following categories will receive an exemption into the 2013 Senior Amateur Championship to be contested at Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach.

Senior (55-64) Division – Winners of the 2012-2013 season’s 55-64 age division Individual Winter Series Events and those top twenty and tied from the Winter Series Points List as of the Senior Amateur Championship close of entries (March 6, 2013).

Entry Fees

Players who maintain your handicap at a Florida club on the GHIN Handicap system, you will pay a reduced entry fee of $20 per person per entry. All Foundation members will pay the Regular (GHIN) member rate regardless of club handicap affiliation.

Individual Event
Regular (GHIN) and Foundation members: $180
Regular (Non-GHIN) members: $200

Fortunately, we are playing at very fine courses at significantly discounted rates and we appreciate these clubs’ cooperation. Playing during “the season” comes at a significantly higher price and we are doing everything possible (including depressed entry fees) to make competition available to you during the season.

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds received prior to the entry closing date will be honored (less $20 per entry administration fee). Requests received after the closing date will be honored (less 50% of the entry fee). No requests will be honored within two days of the scheduled start date.

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