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Super-Senior Amateur Championship

The Country Club of Winter Haven - Winter Haven
April 2-4, 2019
Entries Close: Wednesday, March 20th at 11:30 PM

Join us in a reunion of golfers 65 years of age and older competing in one of our most popular events. The Super-Senior Championship offers a competitive Championship environment for golfers in a stroke play scratch format with three different age divisions from three different sets of tees. Enjoy a player's dinner on the eve of the first round and lunch each day included in your entry fee. For a look at the 2018 Championship Results click here.

Entry Fee

Championship Division (Open to any player age 65 & Over) - 54 holes of stroke play (includes players' dinner and three lunches)

  • $265 GHIN or Foundation Member
  • $275 Non-GHIN Member

70-74 Age Division / 75 & Over Age Division - 36 holes of stroke play (includes players' dinner and two lunches)

  • $210 GHIN or Foundation Member
  • $220 Non-GHIN Member

Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field

Championship Format

  • 54 holes of individual stroke play in the Championship Division (Age 65 & Over)
  • 36 holes of individual stroke play in the 70-74 and 75 & Over Age Divisions

Championship Field Size

  • Maximum of 156 players

Eligibility

  • Male amateur golfer
  • At least 65 years of age as of the first day of the Championship
  • Entrant is required to be a member of the FSGA

Course Set-Up & Age Divisions

At time of entry, players must select which division in which to play. A player of any age may select the 65 & Over division and must play from the longer tees. Otherwise, players are required to play in the age division commensurate with their age as of the first day of the Championship.

Players may not play in multiple age divisions. The golf course will be set-up at approximately:

  • Championship Ages 65 & Over (54 holes):  6,200-6,400 yards
  • Ages 70-74 (36 holes):  5,900-6,100 yards
  • Ages 75 & Over (36 holes):  5,500-5,700 yards

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 1st

  • Practice rounds
  • 6:00 PM - Cash bar at The Country Club of Winter Haven
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Complimentary Players' Dinner
  • Golf attire is acceptable
  • Guests may attend for $25

Tuesday, April 2nd

  • Morning Wave (65 & Over) - Round one tee times begin at 8:00 AM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Afternoon Wave (70-74) and (75 & Over) - Round one tee times begin at 12:30 PM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Complimentary players' lunch

Wednesday, April 3rd

  • Morning Wave (70-74) and (75 & Over) - Round two tee times begin at 8:00 AM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Awards ceremony for 70-74 and 75 & Over age divisions immediately following the completion of play 
  • Afternoon Wave (65 & Over) - Round two tee times begin at 12:30 PM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Complimentary players' lunch

Thursday April 4th

  • Shotgun start at 8:30 AM
  • Awards ceremony for Championship Division immediately following the completion of play
  • Complimentary players' lunch

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available one week leading up to the Championship on a space available basis.The price for a practice round is $35 plus tax.  Please call 863-324-6666 to arrange your practice round.

Defending Champions

Doug LaCrosse, of Tampa, posted 75-70-72--217 at Buckhorn Springs Golf & Country Club to win the 65-69 Age Division. The 70-74 Age Division was taken by Jim Mason, of Freeport, who shot 73-76-149. Capturing the 75 & Over Age Division was  Edward Craig Jr., of Orlando. Edward shot a 74-72-146, to capture the title. Results

Exemptions Earned from this Tournament

Winner

  • Next year's Senior Amateur Championship (Championship Division)

Other Policies

  • Spectators and Spectator Cart Policy - Click here.
  • Caddies - Caddies are allowed in all FSGA Championships except Junior events. However, a player must not use a parent, step-parent or guardian as a caddie. The caddie MUST walk and the player's clubs must remain on the golf cart. 
  • Championship Pace of Play Policy - Click here.
  • Local Rules and Terms of the Competition - Click here.
  • Championship Policies - Click here to read the withdrawal, dress code, and other policies.
  • Procedures for Alternates - Click here for information on how alternates may gain entry into this Championship.
  • Conditions/ Schedule - The FSGA Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee reserves the right to alter any of the conditions, provisions and/or schedules. The decision of the Championships Committee/on-site Rules Committee in any matter will be final.

Payment

The Country Club of Winter Haven accepts cash and all major credit cards as forms of payment.

Host Hotel and Accommodations

TBD

Directions to The Country Club of Winter Haven

4200 Country Club Road South
Winter Haven, Florida  33881

Click here for directions

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