Fall Elite Series - Mark Bostick at UF II

Mark Bostick Golf Course at the University of Florida - Gainesville
October 25-27, 2020

The Fall Elite Series is a recently added tournament series for Male & Female golfers, ages 18 - 24

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sam Nicholson, a freshman at the University of South Florida, closes the Fall Elite Series with an 11-under par win at Mark Bostick Golf Course at the University of Florida. Players battled it out for 36 holes on the first day of the tournament, while finishing the tournament with 18 holes on Tuesday.

Sam Nicholson and Michael Sakane were forces to be reckoned with in the first round on Monday. The two posted rounds of 64 (-8) to tie for the lead and finish round one four strokes ahead of third place. Despite some strong play from Joe Sullivan and Quentin Debove in round two, Nicholson, the Atlantic Beach native, carded a second under par round to secure a solo first place finish at nine-under par. Joe Sullivan posted four birdies in his last seven holes to finish round two with a 65 (-5) and seven-under finish in second place. Gainesville resident, Debove, carded a round two score of 65 to finish in the top three at six-under par. 

A steady final round with a birdie-par-par finish secured the first place victory for Nicholson on Tuesday. Nicholson, a FJT alumni, is a freshman at the University of South Florida and now a first-time FSGA champion. Joe Sullivan and Nicholson were the only two players posting three rounds under par. Sullivan carded a final round 68 to finish two-strokes back in second place at nine-under par 201. Quentin Debove secured third place after a final round 71 and 205 (-5) finish. Nicholson finished the last Elite Series event with a victory after a final round 68 and 11-under par 199 total.  

Final Results 

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Elite Men 6,613 yds., 73.1/131

Par: 70

Weather Information

Description Temp
Sunny Hot and humid 88 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Total Score Points
1 Sam Nicholson 64 67 68 199 0
2 Joe Sullivan 68 65 68 201 0
3 Quentin Debove 69 65 71 205 0
4 Michael Sakane 64 71 73 208 0
5 Alexandre Vandermoten 73 70 67 210 0
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Tournament Summary

Format:  54-holes of gross stroke play 

Eligibility Males & Females ages 18-24

Handicap:  4.0 or less

Entry Fee$225

Schedule of Events

  • 54-holes of individual gross stroke play (no handicaps)
  • 84 players
  • Players must walk and carry their bag or use a push cart. Caddies are not permitted

Eligibility

  • Entries are open to male and female golfers who are 18-24 years of age as of the first day of the competition
    • Junior golfers still attending high school are not eligible
  • Players must meet the FSGA's Florida residency requirements, or be attending a Florida College or University
    - Players that have been temporarily relocated or displaced to Florida are eligible on a space available basis.
  • Players must have a current handicap index of 4.0 or lower.

Entry Fees

  • $225 includes
    - Practice round and three competitive rounds
    - Boxed lunch on the 36-hole tournament days
    - Use of practice facilities Sunday - Tuesday, but must comply to policies in place due to Covid-19
  • Late entries are subject to a $10 late entry fee

Field Determination

  • First come, first served.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 25th

  • Practice rounds, scheduled on your own after 11:00 AM

Monday, October 26th

  • Round 1 & 2 - 7:45 AM - 9:33 AM off 1st & 10th tees
  • 36-holes of continuous play
  • A boxed lunch will be distributed as you begin your second round

Tuesday, October 27th

  • Round 3 - 7:45 AM - 9:33 AM off 1st & 10th tees

Practice Rounds & Cost

Practice rounds on Sunday, October 25th after 11:00 AM and is included with your entry fee.  To arrange your practice round please call the club at 352-375-4683.  

Host Hotel

There is currently no host hotel for this event.


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