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Southeastern Challenge Match

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October 21-22, 2017

The Southeastern Challenge Match is a tri-state biennial competition between Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. The men’s Southeast Challenge Match debuted at Lake Nona Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, in 1989 as an event intended to promote goodwill and competition between the best amateur players, playing as a team, from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

Teams

Each team from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama consists of:

  • Two players 55 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.
  • Two players 50 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.
  • Seven players 25 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.
  • One player 21 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.

Team Selection

Each state may select its team by whichever method they choose. The FSGA team is determined as follows:

  • (1) Senior player with the highest point totals from the Senior Two Year Points List as of September 11, 2017
  • (1) Senior player selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
  • (5) Mid-Amateur players with the highest point totals from the Two Year Points List as of September 11, 2017
  • (2) Players 50 and older selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
  • (2) Mid-Amateur players selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
  • (1) Amateur player 21 and older selected by the FSGA Championship Committee

The FSGA Championship Committee will make its team selections by Wednesday, September 13th. The Championship Committee reserves the right to announce the Senior selections after the completion of the US Senior Amateur Championship.

Championship Format

Day 1

  • Morning Four-Ball Matches
  • Afternoon Foursome Three-Ball Matches

Day 2

  • Morning Three-Ball Matches

Championship Field Size

36 players; 12 players from each state.

Scoring

Each match is played as an 18 hole stipulated round.

  • One point for a win
  • One-half point for a match ending all square
  • No points for a loss

Event History 

Year 

Champion 

Score 

Site

1989  Florida FL 32, GA 21 1/2, AL 18 1/2

Lake Nona Golf Club, Orlando, FL

1990 Georgia   Atlanta National Golf Club, Atlanta, GA
1991 Alabama   Country Club of Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
1992 No Matches No Matches  No Matches 
1993 No Matches No Matches  No Matches 
1994 Florida FL 41, GA 29, AL 14  Fiddlesticks Country Club, Fort Myers, FL
1995 Florida FL 33 1/2, GA 27, AL 23 1/2
Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, GA
1996 Florida FL 31 1/2, GA 29, AL 23 1/2
Greystone Golf & Country Club, Hoover, AL
1997 No Matches No Matches  No Matches 
1998 Florida FL 31, GA 29, AL 24 Country Club of Ocala, Ocala, FL
2000 Georgia GA 25 1/2, FL 24 1/2, AL 13 Idle Hour Club, Macon, GA
2002 Georgia GA 26 1/2, FL 19 1/2, AL 17 The Ledges, Huntsville, AL
2004 Georgia GA 28, AL 17 1/2, FL 17 1/2 TwinEagles Club, Naples, FL
2006 Georgia GA 32 1/2, FL 15 1/2, AL 15 Hawks Ridge Golf Club, Ball Ground, GA
2008 Georgia GA 26 1/2, AL 21 1/2, FL 15 Kiva Dunes Golf Course, Gulf Shores, AL
2010 Florida FL 25, GA 22 1/2, AL 15 1/2 Lost Tree Club, North Palm Beach, FL
2012 No Matches
No Matches No Matches 
2013 Florida
FL 25, GA 24, AL 14 Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee, Eatonton, GA
2015 Florida FL 25, GA 22.5, AL 15.5
Willow Point G & CC, Alexander City, AL

1997 - Changed to Biennial Competition

2012 - Align With Offset of USGA State Team

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