Anderson & Woulfe Go Wire-to-Wire
The team of Stephen Anderson and Rick Woulfe went wire-to-wire to capture the 10th Senior/Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship at the Santa Lucia River Club in Port Saint Lucie, on March 23-24.
Stephen Anderson, of Hobe Sound, and Rick Woulfe, from Fort Lauderdale, posted a tournament total of 10-under par 134 to capture the first Men’s Championship of the 2013 season. In the first round, the pair fired the low round of the Championship with an impressive round of seven-under par 65, highlighted by an eagle on the par 5 tenth hole to take a one stroke lead heading into the final round. Anderson and Woulfe continued their solid play in the final round posting a three-under par 69 in windy conditions to win the Championship by three strokes. This is the second year in a row Rick Woulfe has won the Senior/Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship partnering with Don Bell in 2012.
The team of Matt Bianchini and Owen Joyner, of Naples, finished alone in second place after rounds of 69-68 posting seven-under par for the Championship. The team of Steve Earsley, of Hobe Sound, and Pete Williams, of Juno Beach, and the team of Jeff Neugebauer, of Tampa, and Ken Palladino, of Dunedin, tied for third place with a tournament total of five-under par 139.
The field included 47 teams of one partner over 55 years of age and the other between 25-54 years old. In the Championship, competitors played 36 holes of four-ball stroke play over the course of two days.