Senior/Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Santa Lucia River Club - Port St. Lucie
March 23-24, 2013

Anderson & Woulfe Go Wire-to-Wire

The team of Stephen Anderson and Rick Woulfe went wire-to-wire to capture the 10th Senior/Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship at the Santa Lucia River Club in Port Saint Lucie, on March 23-24.

Stephen Anderson, of Hobe Sound, and Rick Woulfe, from Fort Lauderdale, posted a tournament total of 10-under par 134 to capture the first Men’s Championship of the 2013 season. In the first round, the pair fired the low round of the Championship with an impressive round of seven-under par 65, highlighted by an eagle on the par 5 tenth hole to take a one stroke lead heading into the final round.  Anderson and Woulfe continued their solid play in the final round posting a three-under par 69 in windy conditions to win the Championship by three strokes.  Full Story

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Amateur 6,868 yds.
Senior 6,378 yds.

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
PartlyCloudy Cool and breezy 74 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Rick Woulfe / Stephen Anderson 65 69 134 1500
2 Matt Bianchini / Owen Joyner 69 68 137 1050
T3 Pete Williams / Steve Earsley 66 73 139 675
T3 Jeff Neugebauer / Ken Palladino 68 71 139 675
5 Joel Benes / Marc Rosenbaum 68 72 140 525
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Entries Close Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Four-Ball is one of the most popular and enjoyable formats in all of golf.  Partners play their own ball into the hole and take the better score for the hole of the two of them.  There will be separate tees for the mid-amateurs and seniors to accommodate all players. 

Santa Lucia River Club underwent a major renovation under the direct supervision of Jack Nicklaus in 2006.  The course has a first class practice facility and offers some of the best golf in the Port St. Lucie area with beautiful views of the St. Lucie River.  Santa Lucia has hosted top tier tournaments including the Gateway Tour and U.S. Open qualifiers.  The club is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Port Saint Lucie and St. Lucie West which offer numerous restaurants, bars and hotels.

Eligibility

Teams consist of one male amateur at least 55 years of age, and the other male amateur must be 25-54 years of age as of March 23, 2013. Entrants must both be members of the FSGA.

Entry Fee

$310  per team ($330 - 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.

Championship

36 holes four-ball stroke play. The lowest gross team score for 36 holes will be the Champion. If necessary, there will be a hole by hole play-off to determine the Champions. It is the player's responsibility to be present for any play-off.

Championship Field Size 

 48 teams; 96 players

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately
6,700-6,900 yards for the Mid-Amateurs
6,300-6,500 yards for the Senior Amateurs.

Flights

After 18 holes. The number of flights will be based on the number of teams and/or the range of scores.

Tee Times

Round one tee times will begin at 8:00 AM off the 1st & 10th tees.  Round two will be a shotgun start at 8:30 AM. All tee times are subject to change.

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event.  Practice rounds are restricted to after 12:00 PM.  The cost of a practice round is $30.00 plus tax.  Please call (772) 337-5315 to reserve a time for a practice round. The place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range.  Hitting multiple balls on the golf course is unacceptable.

Carts

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

Defending Champions

Rick Woulfe and Don Bell captured the Championship flight shooting 61-67--128.

Exemptions Earned from this Tournament

Winners

Current year's Four-Ball Championship

Championship Pace of Play

 Click here to read the Championship Pace of Play Policy.

Hard Card; Local Rules and Conditions of Competitors

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.

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.

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 click the View Hotels tab in the Tournament Links for hotels in the Port Saint Lucie area.

Payment

Santa Lucia River Club accepts Cash and Visa/MasterCard for method of payment.

Directions to Santa Lucia River Club

Santa Lucia River Club
3325 SE Ballantrae Blvd
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34952
(772)-337-5315 

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