Winter Series - RedTail GC

RedTail Golf Club - Sorrento
March 2-3, 2020

 
 

Paul Tesori  |  Bobby Lundquist  |  Joe Shaktman

Three Capture Season Ending Victories at RedTail Golf Club

SORRENTO, Fla. – The Winter Series made its final stop of the season this week at RedTail Golf Club. Paul Tesori took home the win the Mid-Amateur Division on Tuesday, while Joe Shaktman were victorious in the Senior Division and Bobby Lundquist captured the Super-Senior Division.

With the 2019-20 Winter Series season coming to a close, Tesori, Shaktman and Doug LaCrosse were named the Winter Series Points Champions. Tesori and LaCrosse earned the titles for the second-straight season, while Shaktman picked up the honor for the first time.

Mid-Amateur

Tesori used a 1-under 143, the only under-par score in the tournament, to earn the win in the Mid-Amateur Division. The Ponte Vedra native posted a 73 on Monday, with an eagle on the par-5 second hole. He sat in second place, two shots back of the first-round leader, Chris Solomon.

Starting on the 14th hole, Tesori began the final round with a birdie. He pulled ahead of Solomon and into first place with a birdie on the seventh hole. Solomon carded three-straight bogeys on Nos. 6-9 to give Tesori a three-shot lead. Tesori added a birdie on the 12th to extend his lead to five shots.

Capturing his second Winter Series win of the season, Tesori shot a final-round 70. This victory moved him to the top of the Mid-Amateur Points List, earning him exemptions into the Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championship to be contested later this year.  

Solomon took home a second-place finish at 3-over 147, while Christopher Anderson finished third at 5-over 149.

 

 

 
Points Champions

Bobby Lundquist  |  Paul Tesori  |  Doug LaCrosse

Senior

Shaktman captured a wire-to-wire win in the Senior Division, posting a 2-under 142 for the week. The Coral Springs native fired a 69 in Monday’s first round, the low round of event, to hold a five-shot lead over the field.

Starting on the 10th hole, Shaktman began the day with a bogey, but birdied two of the four final holes to close out his first nine at 1-under. He finished the day with a 1-over 73 to secure the five-stroke victory.

Tom Myers finished second at 3-over 147, with Walter Himelsbaugh finishing four shots back at 7-over 151.

Super-Senior

Lundquist fired a 3-under 141 to capture the win in the Super-Senior Division. The Sanford native used a first-round 71 to sit at the top of the leaderboard with Robert Cunningham and Steve Sponder.

Starting on the fourth hole, Lundquist started the day with a bogey-free first nine. He added three birdies on his back nine to card final-round 70 to earn the win.

Kim Schwencke took home a second-place finish at 2-under 142, shooting a final-round 68, while Cunningham finished third at 1-under 143.

Full Results

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Amateur 6,729 yds. 72.9/139
Senior 6,395 yds. 71.1/132
Super-Senior 5,916 yds. 69.6/124

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
Sunny Breezy 74 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Paul Tesori 73 70 143 150
2 Chris Solomon 71 76 147 105
3 Christopher Anderson 76 73 149 75
4 Chad Ibbotson 78 74 152 60
5 Sebastian Mascaro 76 78 154 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Joe Shaktman 69 73 142 150
2 Tom Myers 75 72 147 105
T3 Bret Naetzker 74 77 151 68
T3 Walter Himelsbaugh 75 76 151 68
T5 Steve Riviere 78 75 153 45
T5 Buck Tate 80 73 153 45
T5 Nicholas Yanas 75 78 153 45
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Bobby Lundquist 71 70 141 150
2 Kim Schwencke 74 68 142 105
3 Robert Cunningham 71 72 143 75
4 Tom Grady Jr 73 71 144 60
T5 Jim Stone 73 73 146 48
T5 Vincent Scarpetta 72 74 146 48
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Tournament Summary

Format:  36-holes of gross stroke play 

Eligibility FSGA Adult Member at least 25 years of age

Handicap:  Florida GHIN 10.0 or less

Age Divisions:  Mid-Amateur, Senior & Super-Senior

Entry Fee $160

Schedule of Events

Format

  • 36 holes of individual gross stroke play (no handicaps)

Eligibility

  • Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are age 25 or older as of March 3, 2020
  • Entrant must be a Regular or Foundation Member of the FSGA
  • Entrant must have an active Florida GHIN Handicap and have a current handicap index of 10.0 or lower.

Age Divisions

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 March 3, 2020. 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.

Entry Fees & Prizes

  • $160
  • 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. 

Schedule of Events

Monday, March 2nd

  • Round 1 - 12:30 PM Shotgun

Tuesday, March 3rd

  • Round 2 - 8:30 AM Shotgun

Practice Rounds & Cost

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the event on a space available basis and are restricted to after 12:00 PM on weekends.  To arrange your practice round please call the club at 352-383-5692. The cost of a practice round is $40 plus tax. 

Host Hotel

There is currently no host hotel for this event.

Maximum Field Size

Individual events - 96 players in foursomes

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