Winter Series - Jax Beach Golf Club

Jacksonville Beach Golf Club - Jacksonville Beach
January 4-5, 2021

Three Take Home Wins at Jax Beach

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – The 2021 FSGA season kicked off with the Winter Series event at Jacksonville Beach Golf Club. Chester VandenBerg took home the win in the Mid-Amateur Division on Tuesday, while John Lobb was victorious in the Senior Division. Bobby Lundquist captured the victory in the Super-Senior Division.

Mid-Amateur

VandenBerg secured his third victory of the Winter Series season, posting a 4-over 146 to capture the three-shot victory in the Mid-Amateur Division. He opened the tournament with a first-round 73 on Monday to take a share of the first-round lead.

The Ruskin native began the day with a 2-over front side. He two birdies on the back nine to finish the day with another 2-over 73. Mike Smith finished second at 7-over 149, while Neal Pease took third place.

Senior

Lobb picked up the win in the Senior Division, surviving a playoff to capture the victory. He carded three birdies in the first round to finish the day with a 2-over 74 and four shots back of the leaders.

The Jacksonville native birdied three-straight holes on Nos. 1-3 and posted a final-round 74 to finish the day in a tie for first with Rob Gai. Lobb came out on top in the playoff to get the win. Gai finished runner-up, while Michael Arasin took home third at 7-over 149.

Super-Senior

Lundquist carded an even-par 142 to take home the four-shot victory in the Super-Senior Division. The Sanford native used a first-round 72 to take a one-shot lead over the field.

He continued his strong play on Tuesday, finishing the final round with a 1-under 70. He was the only player to finish at the tournament at even-par or better. Doug LaCrosse secured second place.


Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Amateur 6,750 yds. 72.6 / 133
Senior 6,379 yds 69.6 / 129
Super-Senior 6,071 yds 68.2 / 124

Par: 71

Weather Information

Description Temp
Sunny Breezy Afternoon 61 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Chester VandenBerg 73 73 146 150
T2 Mike Smith 75 74 149 90
T2 Neal Pease 73 76 149 90
4 Bryan LaRoche 80 70 150 60
T5 Christopher Anderson 75 77 152 43
T5 Brock Lambert 73 79 152 43
T5 Troy Vannucci 78 74 152 43
T5 Ty Capps 77 75 152 43
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 John Lobb 74 74 148 150
2 Rob Gai 75 73 148 105
T3 Michael Arasin 78 71 149 68
T3 Allen Peake 70 79 149 68
5 Brian King 77 73 150 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Bobby Lundquist 72 70 142 150
2 Doug LaCrosse 73 73 146 105
3 Jim Stone 75 72 147 75
4 Peter Gibbons 73 76 149 60
5 John Milton 77 79 156 50
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Carts & Riding:

Jacksonville Beach Golf Club has approximately 65 carts we will use for players. 

We will play in foursomes and ask players to share carts. There may be limited availability of single carts, but may be at an upcharge. Details will be known closer to the event. 

Walking: Players will have the option to walk if they choose so. This is a very walking friendly golf course, and pace of play is fast.

Tournament Summary

Format:  36-holes of gross stroke play 

Eligibility FSGA Adult Member at least 25 years of age

Handicap:  Florida GHIN 10.0 or less

Age Divisions Mid-Amateur, Senior & Super-Senior

Entry Fee$160

Schedule of Events

Format

  • 36 holes of individual gross stroke play (no handicaps)

Eligibility

  • Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are age 25 or older as of March 10, 2021
  • Entrant must be a Regular or Foundation Member of the FSGA
  • Entrant must have an active Florida GHIN Handicap and have a current handicap index of 10.0 or lower.

Age Divisions

There are three age divisions; Mid-Amateur (25-54), Senior (55-64) and Super-Senior (65 & above). Each player must compete in the age division commensurate with their age as of March 10, 2021. Competitors may not elect to play in a different age division or from a different tee than designated.

  • Mid-Amateur (25-54) plays approximately 6,700 yards
  • Senior (55-64) plays approximately 6,400 yards
  • Super-Senior (65 & above) approximately 6,100 yards

**After the first round, each age division may be flighted based on the number of competitors and/or the range of scores.

Entry Fees & Prizes

  • $160
  • Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.
  • Age-group Champions at each event will receive a commemorative award. Gift certificates (totaling approximately $30 per-player in the field) will be awarded to the top finishers in each age group. 

Schedule of Events

Monday, January 4th

  • Round 1 - 11:00 AM 1st & 10th Tee Start

Tuesday, January 5th

  • Round 2 - 8:30 AM Shotgun

Practice Rounds & Cost

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event on a space available basis and are restricted to after 12:00 PM on weekends.  To arrange your practice round please call the club at (904) 247-6184. The cost of a practice round is the posted public rate for time and day of play ($35-55) plus tax. 

Host Hotel

There is currently no host hotel for this event.

Maximum Field Size

Individual events - 96 players in foursomes

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