Men's Net Four-Ball Championship

Walt Disney World - Magnolia Course - Lake Buena Vista, FL
December 1-2, 2018

Three Teams Crowned Champions at Net Four-Ball


Andy Weber  |  Patrick Brisley  |  Kevin Hewlett  |  Arne Victorine  |  Dennis Natale  |  Brian Carroll

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Three teams were crowned champions at the Men's Net Four-Ball Championship on Sunday at Walt Disney World's Magnolia Course. Patrick Brisley and Andy Weber were the champions in the Under 50 Division. Arne Victorine and Kevin Hewlett took the title in the 50-64 Division, while Brian Carroll and Dennis Natale won the 65 and Over Division. 

Brisley and Weber prevailed in the Under 50 Division, carding an 11-under 133 over the two-day championship. Brisley and Weberheld fired a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round. The pair shot a four-under 68 on Sunday to capture the title. This was Weber's second FSGA championship of the 2018 season, he won the Men's Net Championship in September. 

In the 50-64 age division, Victorine and Hewlett were the champions, after shooting the low round of the day on Saturday, 10-under 62. The pair shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to finish the championship with a 16-under 128. 

After two rounds, the 65 & Over Division came out to a three-way tie. Carroll and Natale, James C. Weed and Dwaine Zitko, and Kevin Hyman and David Norka all finished the championship with a 14-under 130. Carroll and Natale captured the championship in a score card playoff with a final-round score of 9-under 63. The pair was in sixth place following an opening round 5-under 67, but went on to card the lowest round of the day on Sunday to take the title. 

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Under 50 Age Division 6,520 yds. 71.4/130
50-64 Age Division 6,153 yds. 69.6/122
65 & Over Age Division 5,802 yds. 68/119

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Overcast Breezy 75 °F
Windy Hot and Windy 85 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Patrick Brisley / Andy Weber 65 68 133 0
2 Edward Fitzgerald / Chad Baker 67 68 135 0
3 William Gariepy Jr / Jim Jensen 68 68 136 0
4 David Garratt / JoJo Fortini 66 71 137 0
5 James Jones / John Jones 69 69 138 0
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Arne Victorine / Kevin Hewlett 62 66 128 0
2 Marvin Hyer Sr / Michael Csoka 67 63 130 0
3 Allen Burkhart / Mick Shaffer 64 66 130 0
4 Ronnie Hyer / Gary Moore 64 67 131 0
5 Steven Hauser / Bob Pike Sr 64 67 131 0
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Brian Carroll / Dennis Natale 67 63 130 0
2 James C. Weed / Dwaine Zitko 66 64 130 0
3 Kevin Hyman / David Norka 65 65 130 0
4 John Jordan / Bill Fairchild 66 65 131 0
5 Rick Page / Dennis Gavaldon 65 66 131 0
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~ Magnolia Course~

$125 per competitor ($250 per team)

Named for its majestic magnolia trees and host site of many PGA Tour events, the Magnolia course features elevated tees, spacious greens and challenging water hazards. Wide fairways invite you to hit the ball and hit it long, but beware - 11 of the 18 holes boast water hazards and 97 bunkers dot the landscape. For a look at the 2017 Championship results click here.

Championship Format

  • 36 Holes of Net Four-Ball Stroke Play
  • All players will play to 90% of their lowest index (LI) for the previous 12 months
  • The course handicap differential between partners may be no more than eight (8) strokes. (If the differential is more than eight (8) strokes, the higher course handicap will be reduced to allow for the difference).
  • Both team members will play the same set of tees based on the age of the younger team member.

Championship Field Size

  • Maximum of 52 teams - 104 players

Eligibility

  • Male amateur golfer and a member of the FSGA
  • A valid Florida GHIN Handicap no higher than 24.0
  • Must be 18 years of age or older by the first day of the Championship.
  • Players earn exempt status if both partners have won a One-Day Net Four-Ball during the 2018 season playing together as partners. Winning will give the players the option to bypass their second event.
  • Each player must have played in at least 2 One-Day events and register a score from January 1, 2018 through the close of entries on, November 14, 2018.
  • Entries are first come first serve and are charged after each player has completed their 2nd event and a score is registered.

Entry Fee

$250 *Price per team* - Entry fee includes both competitive rounds, cart fees, tee gift, and gift certificate prizes

Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.

Entry Priority

Entries will be accepted based upon the order of receipt. Entries received after the competitive field is full or after the close of entries, will be placed on an alternates list. Alternates will be contacted in the order of receipt of entry, if and when, a spot becomes available.

Handicaps

  • Must have a Florida GHIN Handicap no higher than 24.0.
  • All players will play to 90% of their lowest index (LI) for the previous 12 months
  • The course handicap differential between partners may be no more than
    eight (8) strokes. (If the differential is more than eight (8) strokes, the higher course handicap will be reduced to allow for the difference).
  • For the purpose of the lowest index (LI) for the previous 12 months, the November 15, 2018 handicap revision will be included

Schedule of Events 

Saturday, December 1st
  • 8:00 AM - Round One shotgun start 
Sunday, December 2nd
  • 8:00 AM - Final Round shotgun start 
  • Awards ceremony immediately following the completion of play

Course Set-up

  • Under 50 Age Division - 6,500 yards approximately 
  • 50-64 Age Division - 6,200 yards approximately 
  • 65 & Over Age Division - 5,800 yards approximately

Pairing Requests

**No pairing requests will be honored for this Championship**

Practice Round and Practice Facility Information

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the championship on a space available basis. Practice rounds may be played after 12:00 PM Friday - Sunday. The price for a practice round is $45.00 plus tax. Please call 407-939-4653 to arrange your practice round. The proper place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range, hitting multiple shots on the course is unacceptable.

Carts

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

Defending Champions

The Men’s Net Four-Ball Championship named three teams champions at Walt Disney World Golf Resort. The teams of Justin Thomas and Tony Kent, Robert Koenigkramer and Theodore Kpec, and Joe Brisley and Tom Weber captured their respective divisions. 

Other Policies

  • Spectators - Only players are allowed to ride in carts.  Click here.
  • Caddies - Caddies are allowed in all FSGA Championships except Junior events. However, a player must not use a parent, step-parent or guardian as a caddie. The caddie MUST walk and the player's clubs must remain on the golf cart. 
  • Championship Pace of Play Policy - Click here.
  • Local Rules and Conditions of Competition - Click here.
  • Championship Policies - Click here to read the withdrawal, dress code, and other policies.
  • Procedures for Alternates - Click here for information on how alternates may gain entry into this Championship.
  • Conditions/ Schedule - 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.
  • Play-off Method - If there is a tie for 1st place in each division a score card playoff will be used. *Net Scores*
    The final 18-hole score will be used first. If there is still a tie we will use the back nine scores from the final round as follows: last nine holes, followed by the last six holes, the last three holes, and finally the 18th hole to determine the Champion. If there is still a tie, a coin flip will determine the Champion.

Host Hotel and Accommodations

Due to the number, personal preference, vacation clubs and popularity of hotels in the Orlando area, there is no host hotel for this event.

Method of Payments

Walt Disney accepts Cash, Visa/MasterCard, and American Express for payment.

Directions

1950 West Magnolia Palm Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Click here for directions.

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