Senior/Mid-Am Four-Ball Championship
April 26-27, 2008
The Golf Club at Fiddler’s
Creek includes the Creek Course designed by the acclaimed golf course architect
Arthur Hills. The second course, the Preserve Course, is currently being
designed by the award-winning team of Hurdzan/Fry.
ENTRY FEE: $310 ($330 - members who do not have an active FSGA/GHIN Handicap).
ENTRIES CLOSE: Wednesday, March 26
CHAMPIONSHIP: 36 holes four-ball stroke play. Teams consist of one player at least 55 years of age, and the other player must be 25-54 years of age as of April 26, 2008. The lowest team score for 36 holes will be the Champion. If necessary, there will be a hole by hole play-off to determine the champion. It is the player’s responsibility to be present for any play.
FLIGHTS: After 18 holes. The number of flights will be based on the number of teams and/or the range of scores.
CARTS: Carts are included for all competitive rounds. Players are responsible for practice round fees.
TEE TIMES: Round one tee times will begin at 12:00 PM off the 1st and 10th tees. Round two will be an 8:00 AM shotgun.
PRACTICE ROUND: Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event. Practice rounds are restricted to after 12:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday. The cost of the practice round is $30.00 plus tax. Please call (239) 732-3030 to reserve a time for your practice round. The place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range. Hitting multiple balls on the golf course is unacceptable.
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.
CHAMPIONSHIP PACE OF PLAY: Click here to read the Championship Pace of Play Policy.
HARD CARD; LOCAL RULES AND CONDITIONS OF COMPETITIONS: 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.
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.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Please follow the link and then click on the hotel icon. Click Here.
PAYMENT: Fiddler’s Creek accepts Cash and Visa or MasterCard for method of payment.
SCORECARDS: 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.
DIRECTIONS TO THE CLUB AT FIDDLER’S CREEK:
Directions from Tampa/St. Petersburg: Take I-75 South towards Naples. Merge onto Collier Blvd./CR 951 South via exit 101. Turn right towards Marco Island. Fiddler’s Creek is 9 miles south on your way to Marco Island. You will turn left into Fiddler’s Creek main entrance. Stop at the guard gate and tell them you are going to The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek and they will direct you from there.
Directions from Miami/Fort Lauderdale: Take I-75 North toward Naples. Take Collier Blvd./CR 951 South via exit 101 towards Marco Island. Turn left onto Collier Blvd./CR 951 towards Marco Island. Fiddler’s Creek is 9.3 miles south on your way to Marco Island. You will turn left into Fiddler’s Creek’s main entrance. Stop at the guard gate and tell them you are going to The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek and they will direct you from there.
DEFENDING CHAMPIONS: Bill O’Keefe, from Fort Lauderdale and Frank Babusik, of Pompano Beach, won the title at Rio Pinar Country Club carding a 63-68--131.