Joe Alfieri

Accolades

  • Amateur Player of the Year: 2016, 2015, 2001, 1999
  • Amateur Public Links Champion: 2016
  • Semifinalist at 2016 Mid-Amateur Championship
  • Mid-Amateur Stoke Play Champion: 2015, 2013
  • Round of 32 in U.S. Mid-Amateur in 2016, 2015, 2013
  • Qualified for 2016 U.S. Four-Ball Championship
  • 2003 Florida Open Champion
  • 2001 Amateur Match Play Champion
  • 1999 Mid-Amateur Champion

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2016 Amateur Player of the Year

Joe Alfieri, of Lutz, earned Player of the Year honors for the second consecutive year, and third time overall. Joe along with partner Michael Barbosa qualified for the USGA Four-Ball Championship in April. Joe entered the Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship at TPC Eagle Trace in early May and finished in third place. At Old Corkscrew GC at the Amateur Public Links Championship, Joe would shoot a final round 66 to capture the Championship. At the 99th Amateur Championship at Fiddlesticks CC, Joe finished T-21 shooting 3-under par for the Championship. At the Florida Open at Interlachen CC, Joe would make the cut finishing T-52. 

The 25th Amateur Match Play Championship was contested at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club, and Alfieri advanced to the quarterfinals. At the Mid-Senior Championship at Mission Inn, Joe would finish solo 4th with a tournament total of 217. Joe’s final individual event of 2016 was the Mid-Amateur Championship. He would advance to the semifinals before falling in 20 holes. Joe also represented the victorious U.S. team at the 2nd Concession Cup and Team Florida at the USGA State Team Championship, where team Florida finished 4th.


2015 Amateur Player of the Year

The 2015 Amateur Player of the Year belongs to Joe Alfieri, of Lutz for the third time, gathering 12,365 points, edging out T J Shuart, of Fort Lauderdale by 115 points. Alfieri earned this honor previously in 1999 and 2001. Joe made appearances on the Web.com Tour between 2002 to 2007, competing in 54 events before regaining his amateur status in 2011. Joe started 2015 with a two-stroke victory at the Mid-Amateur Stroke Play Championship in May. June would see Joe post two top-ten finishes, a solo second place finish in the Amateur Public Links Championship and tied for seventh at the 98th Amateur Championship at Golden Ocala G & EC. 

At the Florida Open Championship in July, Alfieri fired a second-round 66 to vault up the leader board en route to a tie for 20th finish. Joe was exempt into the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship based on his World Amateur Golf Ranking and fought his way through to match play, advancing to the Round of 32. In his final appearance of 2015, Joe would advance to match play at the Florida Mid-Amateur Championship and advance to the quarterfinals before being eliminated by eventual Champion, T J Shuart. Joe represented Florida in the Southeastern Challenge, and went 3 and 2 in his matches to assist the team in defending the title!

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