Bell & Dean Win Two-Man Shoot-Out
Don Bell and Roger Dean erased a two stroke deficit to capture the 2013 Two-Man Shoot-Out held at Black Diamond Ranch, in Lecanto, on May 18-19.
Don Bell, of Port Orange, and Roger Dean, of Ormond Beach, posted a tournament total of 16-under par 200 to cruise to a three stroke victory. In the first round of modified alternate shot on the Highlands/Ranch Course, the pair posted a two-under par round of 70, to trail the leaders by just one stroke. The second round was a scramble format also played on the Highlands/Ranch Course where Bell and Dean continued to stay hot, posting a nine-under par 63. With a two round total of 133, the duo would trail past State Amateur Champion, Brad Quiri, of Oldsmar, and James Kemp, of Pensacola, after their rounds of 70-61. Playing a Four-Ball format in the final round on the Quarry Course, Bell and Dean went on to fire a five-under par 67 to secure their first Two-Man Shoot-Out crown.
The team of James Kemp and Brad Quiri finished alone in second place with a tournament total of 13-under par 203. The team from Lynn Haven consisting of Rob Maddox and Christian McCarter and the duo from Tampa, Andy and Darin Green finished tied for third place with a tournament total of 11-under par 205.
The field of 52 teams played three competitive rounds consisting of modified alternate shot, two-man scramble and the final 18 holes of four-ball. The first round and second round was played on the Highlands/Ranch Course, with the last round played on the Quarry Course.