Senior/Mid-Am Four-Ball Championship

Vero Beach Country Club - Vero Beach
March 24-25, 2012

Bell & Woulfe Capture Senior/Mid-Am

Vero Beach Country hosted the 9th Annual Senior/Mid-Amateur Championship


The team of Don Bell and Rick Woulfe went wire-to-wire to capture the 9th Senior/Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Vero Beach Country Club in Vero Beach, on March 24-25.

Don Bell, of Port Orange, and Rick Woulfe, from Fort Lauderdale, posted a tournament total of 16-under par 128 to capture the first Championship of the 2012 season. In the first round, the pair fired the low round of the Championship with an impressive round of 11-under par 61, to hold a four stroke lead heading into the final round of play.  Bell and Woulfe continued their stellar play in the final round posting a five-under par 67, which was good enough for a three stroke victory.

The team of Frank Babusik, of Jupiter, and Robbie Dew, of Palm Beach Gardens, and the team of Randy Lewis, of Alma, and Bill Zylstra, of Ocklawaha, finished tied for second place with a tournament total of 13-under par 131. The Defending Champions, Robert Hess, of Casselberry, and Doug Snoap, of Apopka, finished tied for fourth place with a tournament total of seven-under par 137.

The field included 42 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.

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Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Senior 6240
Mid-Amateur 6511

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
PartlyCloudy Partly cloudy 80 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Rick Woulfe / Don Bell 61 67 128 1500
T2 Bill Zylstra / Randy Lewis 66 65 131 900
T2 Frank Babusik / Robbie Dew 65 66 131 900
T4 Gary Saft / Andrew Saft 68 69 137 525
T4 Doug Snoap / Robert Hess 68 69 137 525
T4 Stephen Maddox / Wayne Raath 68 69 137 525
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Entries Close Wednesday, March 7, 2012

 Vero Beach Country Club offers a touch of old Florida charm.  The course itself meanders through majestic oak trees covered in Spanish moss and wetland areas.


Teams consist of one male amateur at least 55 years of age, and the other male amateur must be 25-54 years of age as of March 24, 2012. Entrants must both be members of the FSGA.

Entry Fee

$310 ($330 - members who do not have an active FSGA/GHIN Handicap).


36 holes four-ball stroke play. The lowest gross team score for 36 holes will be the Champion. If necessary, there will be a hole by hole play-off to determine the Champions. It is the player's responsibility to be present for any play-off.

Championship Field Size

 52 teams; 104 players

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up approximately 6700-6900 yards for the Mid-Amateurs and 6300-6500 yards for the Senior Amateurs.


After 18 holes. The number of flights will be based on the number of teams and/or the range of scores.

Tee Times

Round one tee times will begin at 12:00 PM off the 1st & 10th tees.  Round two will be a shotgun start at 8:30 AM.

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event.  Practice rounds are restricted to after 12:00 PM.  The cost of a practice round is $30.00 plus tax.  Please call (772) 562-2775 to reserve a time for a practice round. The place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range.  Hitting multiple balls on the golf course is unacceptable.


Carts are included for all competitive rounds. Players are responsible for practice round fees.

Defending Champions

Doug Snoap and Robert Hess captured the Championship flight shooting 65-64--129.

Championship Pace of Play

 Click here to read the Championship Pace of Play Policy.

Hard Card; Local Rules and Conditions of Competitors

Click here to read the Hard Card and additional Conditions of Competitions.

Championship Policies

Click here to read the withdrawal, dress code, caddie and spectator and other policies.


Only one of the partners per team need sign the score card and each score to count must be individually identifiable. See Rule 31-3.

Spectators and Caddies

Spectators and caddies are always welcome at FSGA Championships. Only players are allowed to ride in carts.  If a player employs a caddie, the caddie MUST walk and the player's clubs must remain on the golf cart.

Conditions; Schedules

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.


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Vero Beach Country Club accepts Cash and Visa/MasterCard for method of payment.

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