May 15-16, 2010
Arnold & Hock Win Two-Man Shoot-Out
The Ocala duo of David Arnold and Tyler Hock captured the Two-Man Shoot-Out title winning at Harbour Ridge Yacht and Country Club in Palm City on May 15-16.
David Arnold and Tyler Hock secured the title in a four-hole playoff with a tournament total of 12-under par 204. In the first round of modified alternate shot on the Golden Marsh Course, the pair posted a five-under par 67. Playing a scramble on the par 72 River Ridge Course in the second round, Arnold and Hock recorded a solid seven-under par 65 to have a two stroke lead heading into the final round. After a final round even par round of 72 Arnold and Hock were tied with the Defending Champions Bobby Bird and William Mallon and the team of Thomas Midtgaard and Pete Williams. The three teams competed in a three hole aggregate play off to determine the champion consisting of the three forms of play, modified alternate shot, scramble and four-ball. After the three holes Arnold and Hock were tied with Bird and Mallon to force a sudden death playoff. Arnold and Hock made a par on the first hole to capture the Championship. This is the first title for the duo from Ocala.
The Defending Champions from Vero Beach, Bobby Bird and Tyler Hock, finished tied for second place with a tournament total of 204 with rounds of 71-63-70. The team of Thomas Midtgaard, of Fort Myers, and Pete Williams, of Juno Beach also finished in second place with rounds of 71-65-68. The shot of the tournament went to Scott Montiegel, of Ocoee with a hole-in-one on the par 3 eight hole on the Golden Marsh course in the first round.
The field of 42 teams played three competitive rounds consisting of modified alternate shot, two-man scramble and the final 18 holes of four-ball.
Entries Close Wednesday, April 14, 2010
For 2010, the Two-Man Shoot-Out moves just south to Palm City where it is being hosted by Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club. Lying within Harbour Ridge's 885 acres are two distinctly different golf courses - Golden Marsh, designed by Joe Lee, and River Ridge, designed by the father and son team of Pete and P.B. Dye, a couple of the best course architects in the golf business.
Entrants must both be members of the FSGA.
$380 ($400 - members who do not have an active FSGA/GHIN Handicap).
All stroke play, Day 1, morning round will be modified alternate shot where each player will drive, then the team selects a ball to be played into the hole on an alternate shot basis. The afternoon round will be a two-man scramble. The third round, Day 2, will be 18 holes of four-ball. If necessary, there will be a three hole aggregate score play-off for champion. The play-off format will be the same as the Championship format (Modified Alternate Shot/Scramble/Four-Ball). If the play-off results in a tie, play will immediately continue, hole by hole. It is the player's responsibility to be present for any playoff.
COURSE SET- UP
The golf course will be set-up approximately 6700-6900 yards.
Golden Marsh (a.m.) and River Ridge (p.m.) on day one; River Ridge (a.m.) on day two.
After 36 holes. The number of flights will be based on the number of teams and/or the range of scores.
Day 1 will consist of an 8:30 AM shotgun for round one and a 1:45 PM shotgun for round two. On day 2, an 8:30 AM shotgun for Round 3 will be used.
Practice rounds are available one week prior to the championship on a space available basis. The price for your practice round is $30.00 + tax. Please call (772) 336-8900 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 are included for all competitive rounds. Players are responsible for practice round fees.
Bobby Bird and William Mallon carded a 71-63-66--200 for the victory at Grand Harbor.
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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.
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.
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