April 24-25, 2004
Orlando Duo Wins Inaugural Junior-Senior Championship
The team of Cap Caponi and David Lindquist won the first-ever Florida State Golf Association Junior-Senior Championship at Riverwood Golf Club in Port Charlotte on April 24-25.
Caponi and Lindquist, of Orlando, were three strokes back from the leaders after their first round score of 68. The team came out in the final round to fire a nine under par 63, the low round of the tournament, to finish with a 131. Their eagle on the17th hole clinched the team's victory. The team of Terrance Sourbeer, of Princeton, and Ed Trinidad, from Miami, placed second shooting a pair of 66s to finish one back from the Champions with a 132. The father-son team of Andy and Rick Spears, who won the 2003 Parent-Child Championship, won the first flight recording a 71-67-138. Howard Freeman and Thomas Lapcevic, of Gainesville, prevailed in the second flight shooting a 76-71-147.
Forty-six teams of two competed in this inaugural Championship. One partner must be over 55 years of age and the other between 25-54 years old. Competitors played 36 holes of four-ball stroke play over the course of two days and then the field was flighted after 18 holes.
Riverwood, designed by Gene Bates, is a par 72 championship golf course that is a Golf Digest 4 1/2 star Southwest Florida Golf Course. The Championship layout features a natural setting of tall pines trees, lakes, marsh and majestic riverfront offering a challenge on every hole.
The inaugural Junior-Senior Championship will be played at Riverwood Golf Club in Port Charlotte. Riverwood’s par-72 championship layout features a natural setting of tall pines trees, lakes, marsh and majestic riverfront. With five sets of tees, there is a challenge associated with every hole.
Entrants must both be members of the FSGA. One partner over 55 years of age, one partner 25-54 years old as of April 24, 2004.
$310 per team. ($300 for online entry.) Includes cart fees for tournament rounds and prizes.
36 holes four-ball stroke play.Saturday PM tee-times followed by a Sunday AM shotgun
After 18 holes.
PRACTICE ROUND CART FEES:
Players are responsible for practice round cart fees.
Arrangements have been made at the Hampton Inn for $64 per night for a King or $69 per night for two queen beds. Please call (941) 627-5600 by April 2, 2004 for reservations. Also accommodations have been made at the Holiday Inn Express for $64 per night for a King or $69 per night for two double beds. Please call (941) 764-0056 by April 2, 2004 for reservations.