Orlando Duo Wins Inaugural Junior-Senior Championship
Caponi and Lindquist, of Orlando, were three strokes back from the leaders after their first round score of 68. The team came out in the final round to fire a nine under par 63, the low round of the tournament, to finish with a 131. Their eagle on the 17th hole clinched the team's victory. The team of Terrance Sourbeer, of Princeton, and Ed Trinidad, from Miami, placed second shooting a pair of 66s to finish one back from the Champions with a 132. The father-son team of Andy and Rick Spears, who won the 2003 Parent-Child Championship, won the first flight recording a 71-67-138. Howard Freeman and Thomas Lapcevic, of Gainesville, prevailed in the second flight shooting a 76-71-147.
Forty-six teams of two competed in this inaugural Championship. One partner must be over 55 years of age and the other between 25-54 years old. Competitors played 36 holes of four-ball stroke play over the course of two days and then the field was flighted after 18 holes.
Riverwood, designed by Gene Bates, is a par 72 championship golf course that is a Golf Digest 4 1/2 star Southwest Florida Golf Course. The Championship layout features a natural setting of tall pines trees, lakes, marsh and majestic riverfront offering a challenge on every hole.