2019 Men's Southeastern Challenge Race
17th Southeastern Challenge Match
October 19 - 20, 2019
Hosted in Georgia
The biennial-team competition pits Florida's top eight mid-amateurs and top four seniors, against their counterparts from the border states, Alabama and Georgia, and dates back to 1989, whenthe first matches were contested at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, in Orlando.
The 2017 Player of the Year & 2018 Mid-Amateur Player of the Year, Marc Dull, holds a commanding lead in the Two-Year Points Lists and looks to make his second team. Both Joe Alfieri & Chip Brooke, represented Team Florida in 2017 and are well position in second and third to make a return trip.
On the Senior end, the 2018 Senior Player of the Year, Pete Williams leads the list. Don Whittemore & Bill Barnes, who squared off in a play-off at the 2018 Senior Amateur Championship, are neck and neck, 2,000 points behind Williams, in second and third place.
Click here for the Full History & Past Results of the Southeastern Challenge Matches.
Making the Team & Current Points Standing
Below is the selection criteria. Selections for 2019 will be based off the 2018-2019 Two-Year Points List and Senior Two-Points List.
- All points from 2018 Men's FSGA & USGA Championships are valued at 100%
- Points earned in 2019 Men's FSGA & USGA Championships are valued at 150%.
The team selections includes:
- (1) Senior player with the highest point totals from the Senior Two Year Points List as of August 26, 2019 (following the Mid-Senior Championship)
- (1) Senior player selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
- (5) Mid-Amateur players with the highest point totals from the Two Year Points List as of August 26, 2019 (following the Mid-Senior Championship
- (2) Players 50 and older selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
- (2) Mid-Amateur players selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
- (1) Amateur player 21 and older selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
Links to Full Points Lists
|Two-Year Points List||senior two-year points list|
Championship Host Site
- Morning Four-Ball
- Afternoon Foursome Three-Ball Matches
- Morning Three-Ball Singles Matches
- Each match is an 18 hole stipulated round, if the match is all square at the end of 18 holes, the match is not extended and halved
- One point for a win
- One-half point for a halved match
- No points for a loss.
- 72 total points available
- State with the highest point total wins