Four Winners at Men's Net Two-Man Shoot-Out
OCALA, Fla. – After having Saturday cancelled due to weather, four teams took home wins at the inaugural Men's Net Two-Man Shoot-Out on Sunday at the Country Club of Ocala. Eric and Eric Hutchison took home the win in the Under 50 division, Scott Collins and Gene Weaver won the 50-59 division. Robert Rosenberger and Ken O'Dea were victorious in the 60-69 division, and to round it out, Brian Carroll and Tom Weber won the 70 & Over division.
Under 50 Division
The Hutchison duo used rounds of 67-65 to take home the Under 50 victory at 12-under 132. In the first round's Scramble, the duo finished with a 67 (-5) and sat two shots behind the team of Doherty & Vukovich. Players competed in a four-ball format in the afternoon, and the Hutchison duo caught fire by coming in with a final-round 65 (-8) to claim a five shot victory.
Patrick Brisley and Andy Weber took second place with a 7-under 137, while Dennis Doherty and Brian Vukovich earned third at 7-under 137.
Collins and Weaver picked up the win in the 50-59 division with a 12-under 132. They saw themselves in a three way tie for the lead at the end of the morning round, by shooting a score of 68 (-4). The duo followed it up and fired a final-round of 64 (-8) in the afternoon to take home the win by a margin of three shots.
Dan Perez and Jerry Fleming finished second at 9-under 135, and Dr. Howard Van Nostrand and Robert DeLosh took third at 5-under 139.
Robert Rosenberger and Ken O'Dea captured the win in 60-69 division, finishing the weekend at 9-under 135. Although the duo put together a solid first round of 66 (-6), they saw themselves staring up at the leaderboard and sat four shots behind. Throughout the afternoon, they were able to chip away at the lead and finish with a second round score of 69 (-3), in order to win the tie-breaker, and ultimately come out on top.
Gary Morris and Michael DiFrancesco finished second at 9-under 135, while David Lake and John DuBois took third at 7-under 137.
70 & Over Division
Carroll and Weber earned the win in the 70 & Over division with a 3-under 141. The pair began the day with a 2-under 70 in the first round, before carding a 1-under 71 in the final round to take home the win.
Bill Watson and Michael Stine finished second, while Terry Pasinetti and Terry Byle took third.