January 08, 2019

2019 Men's Southeastern Challenge Race

As we turn the page to 2019, some have positioned themselves for spots on Team Florida. All points in 2019 Championships are worth 150% towards the team, and end with the Mid-Senior Championship in August.

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

Current Leaders

Two-Year

Senior Two-Year


Links to Full Points Lists


 Two-Year Points List senior two-year points list


Championship Host Site

TBD, Georgia

Championship Format

Day 1

  • Morning Four-Ball
  • Afternoon Foursome Three-Ball Matches

Day 2

  • Morning Three-Ball Singles Matches

Scoring

  • 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

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