The Nachmann's Dominate Summer Mixed
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. - The siblings duo of Alec and Elle Nachmann dominated the Island Course at Innisbrook Resort to capture the Summer Mixed Championship by 12 strokes!
Alec and Elle Nachmann, of Boca Raton, used their strong bond as siblings to be crowned wire-to-wire Champions of the Summer Mixed, which consisted of two rounds of four-ball competition. Seven birdies and an eagle, posted by Alec on the par five 11th hole, secured the duo first place after round one. The Nachmann’s began round two with a seven stroke lead after a first round 63 (-9). Elle, who is experienced in four-ball competition after winning the Women’s Four-Ball in 2017, kept the momentum going by scoring a birdie on the first hole of the second round. Alec followed Elle’s lead and birdied the second hole en route to a 34 on the front nine. A fire was lit inside of Elle as she birdied holes 11, 12, 13, 15, and 16 to score a final round 65 (-7) and finish with a tournament total of 128 (-16). Alec, earning his first FSGA championship win, and Elle Nachmann posted two impressive rounds to hoist the trophy at Innisbrook Resort!
Consistency prevailed for Darin Hovis and Kim Egozi, of Bonita Springs, who claimed second place after two rounds of 70 for a four under-par 140. Another consistent team, Samuel Smith, of Lutz, and Megan Pollenz, of Tampa, rounded out the top three with rounds of 72 for an even par 144 finish.
Championship Division Leaderboard
Men: (6,475 yds. 71.1/138)
Women: (5,622 yds. 73.2/135)
1. Alec Nachmann/Elle Nachmann -16 (128)
2. Darin Hovis/Kim Egozi -4 (140)
3. Samuel Smith/Megan Pollenz E (144)
4. Matthew Matin/Sarah Matin +2 (146)
T5. Ben Daughan/Charlotte Daughan +3 (147)
T5. Ben Deets/ Anna Felip +3 (147)
Another wire-to-wire win was captured by Orlando residents, Haynes Payne and Kim Childress. The team carded three birdies in round one to finish with a two under-par 70 and two birdies on day two for a one under-par 71 and 141 (-3) total. Payne and Childress prevailed on the Island Course to win by four strokes over David and Kim Tassell in second place. The Tassell team, from Jupiter, bettered their third place finish in the 2016 Summer Mixed with rounds of 72 and 73 to finish at one over-par 145. Five strokes from second in third place, finished Lon Lugten and Colleen Dold after rounds of 74-76.
Forward Division Leaderboard
Men: (6,011 yds. 69.1/129)
Women: (5,040 yds. 70.0/129)
1. Haynes Payne/Kim Childress -3 (141)
2. David Tassell/Kim Tassell +1 (145)
3. Lon Lugten/Colleen Dold +6 (150)
4. Dennis Modrak/Mary Ann Modrak +8 (152)
T5. Keith Hensel/Danette Hensel +9 (153)
T5. Frank Dillon/Linda Dillon +9 (153)
T5. Brian Henderson/Patricia Henderson +9 (153)
1. Alec Nachmann/Elle Nachmann -12 (132)
2. Ben Daughan/Charlotte Daughan -7 (137)
3. Stephen Martin/Christine Martin -6 (138)
4. Matthew Matin/Sarah Matin -5 (139)
T5. Darin Hovis/Kim Egozi -4 (140)
T5. Kyle Walkiewicz/Jenna Walkiewicz -4 (140)
T5. Samuel Smith/Megan Pollenz -4 (140)
1. Haynes Payne/Kim Childress -17 (127)
2. Scott Paice/Samara Paice -13 (131)
T3. Edward Grendys/Jennifer Bevins -12 (132)
T3. Dennis Modrak/Mary Ann Modrak -12 (132)
5. Frank Dillon/Linda Dillon -11 (133)
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The women’s schedule will continue with the Amateur Stroke Play Championship hosted by Black Diamond Ranch, in Lecanto, July 5-7. The Florida Open at The Hammock Dunes Club, located in Palm Coast, marks the next stop on the Men’s schedule, July 12-14.
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