Winter Series - Country Club of Ocala

Country Club of Ocala - Ocala
February 25-26, 2019


Douglas Schneider  |  Jimmy Jones Sr.  |  Bobby Lundquist

OCALA, Fla. – In the final Winter Series event of the season, three players captured wins at the Country Club of Ocala on Tuesday. Douglas Schneider, Jimmy Jones Sr. and Bobby Lundquist all claimed their divisions in Ocala.

Mid-Amateur

Douglas Schneider captured the mid-amateur division, defeating Christopher Anderson in a playoff. He posted a 2-over 146 for the two-day event. Following the first round, he was in a tie for second place, after shooting a 5-over 77 on Monday.

The Lake Park, Fla. birdied the first hole, before carding a bogey and a double bogey on the third and fourth holes. Heading into the back nine, Schneider was sitting at 7-over for the tournament. He posted five birdies on the back nine, with three straight on the 13th, 14th and 15th holes.

Schneider finished the final round with a 3-under 69, the low-round of the tournament. This was the first Winter Series win of his career.

Senior

Jimmy Jones, Sr. was victorious in the senior division, recording an even-par 144. After the first round, Jones was three-strokes behind the leader, after a 4-over 76 on Monday.

The Tampa, Fla. native carded a bogey-free round on Tuesday, with four birdies. Jones finished the final round with a 4-under 68, the only under-par round of the tournament, to capture the win. He finished five strokes ahead of runner-up Chuck Davis.

This is Jones’ first Winter Series victory since January 2018, when he won at Hunters Green Country Club with four-ball partner, Earl Lanoue.

Super-Senior

Bobby Lundquist took home the trophy in super-senior division on Tuesday, his second-straight Winter Series win. The Sanford, Fla. native was in a tie for second heading into the final round, after shooting 3-over 75 in the first round.

He birdied three holes in the final round to finish with an even-par 72 and secure the win. Lundquist shot a 3-over 147 for the event.

Results

Winter Series Points Champions

With Country Club of Ocala as the final of seven events, the Winter Series season wrapped up on Tuesday. At the conclusion of the event, Paul Tesori, Douglas Jones and Doug LaCrosse were named the 2018-2019 Winter Series Points Champions in their respective divisions.

Jones and LaCrosse locked up the titles earlier this month at LPGA International. Coming into the final event, Tesori need a fifth-place finish or better to clinch the title. He finished in third at 8-over 152 to be named the Mid-Amateur Points Champion. 

Final Winter Series Points Lists

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Amateur 6,669 yds. 73.0/138
Senior 6,382 yds. 71.6/135
Super-Senior 6,057 yds. 71.0/132

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Windy PM Start - Strong Wind Gusts 74 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Douglas Schneider 77 69 146 150
2 Christopher Anderson 76 70 146 105
3 Paul Tesori 78 74 152 75
4 Brett Riotto 80 74 154 60
5 Sebastian Mascaro 81 74 155 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Jimmy Jones Sr 76 68 144 150
2 Chuck Davis 73 76 149 105
T3 Steve Humphrey 79 73 152 62
T3 Jeff Kaufman 77 75 152 62
T3 Kevin Macy 74 78 152 62
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Bobby Lundquist 75 72 147 150
T2 Tom Grady Jr 74 74 148 90
T2 Doug LaCrosse 74 74 148 90
4 Kim Schwencke 76 75 151 60
5 Pete Andrews 75 78 153 50
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 Individual Event - Gross Only (No Handicaps)

Eligibility

Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are age 25 or older as of February 26, 2019 and a Regular or Foundation Member of the FSGA.

Entry Fees & Prizes

  • $160 ($170 - members who do not have an active FSGA/GHIN Handicap).
  • 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. 

Tee Times

  • Round 1 - 12:00 PM shotgun start 
  • Round 2 - 8:30 AM shotgun start 

Individual Age Divisions & Yardages

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 February 26, 2019. 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.

Practice Rounds & Cost

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event on a space available basis.  Practice rounds are restricted until after 12:00 PM on weekends.  To arrange your practice round please call the club at 352-237-6644. The cost of a practice round is $40 plus tax. 

Host Hotel

Courtyard Ocala
3712 SW 38th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34474
352-237-8000

$99 per room, per night, plus tax. Please call hotel and ask for "FSGA Winter Series - CC of Ocala Room Block" or click here to book online.

Maximum Field Size

Individual events - 96 players - foursomes

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