Two-Man Scramble Championship

Black Diamond Ranch - Lecanto
August 28-29, 2021

Wire-to-Wire Wins at Two-Man Scramble

LECANTO, Fla. – Chip Brooke and Marc Dull captured the Championship Flight while Steve Sponder and David Anthony took first in the Senior Flight. Both victories were won by one-stroke and in wire-to-wire fashion at Black Diamond Ranch. 

Championship Flight

The duo of Marc Dull and Chip Brooke proved to be a strong team after an impressive round one score of  14-under 58. Playing in scramble format, Dull and Brooke carded 12 birdies and an eagle on the par-5 14th hole on the Quarry Course. Blanton Farmer and Scott Cox finished round one four-strokes back in second place with a 62.

Defending champions, Dull and Brooke, did not let the lead out of sight in round two. Turning at two under-par, Dull, of Lakeland, and Brooke, of Altamonte Springs, finished the final round with five birdies for a 65. After a round one 64, the team of Kelly Sellers and Tiger Godwin chased Dull and Brooke on Sunday. Finishing with a bang, Sellers and Godwin eagled the par-5 18th hole to finish with a 12 under-par 60 in second place. Dull and Brooke earned back-to-back wins, at the second Scramble Championship, by one stroke with a final 123 (-21). 

Senior Flight

David Anthony, of Plantation, and Steve Sponder, of Jacksonville, were the team to beat after taking the early lead with a round one 62. Ten birdies secured the round one lead by one over the teams of Mark Beckworth/Chris Leggett and defending champions, Brian Keenan/Paul Royak.

One less birdie in the final round secured the victory for Anthony and Sponder. Finishing at 19 under-par earned Anthony and Sponder the win by one stroke at 125. The team from Jacksonville, Beckworth and Leggett, posted a second consistent 63 to finish in second place at 18-under, 126.

Results 

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Championship 7,065 yds. 73.5/134
Senior 6,504 yds. 70.6/128

Par: 72

Weather Information

Description Temp
PartlyCloudy Mostly cloudy, winds 10-15 mph 90 °F
Sunny Sunny & Humid 89 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Chip Brooke / Marc Dull 58 65 123 1750
2 Tiger Godwin / Kelly Sellers 64 60 124 1225
T3 Henry Kurusz IV / Andrew Evelyn 63 63 126 788
T3 John Valenty / Devin Hernandez 65 61 126 788
T5 Christopher Anderson / Chad Ibbotson 65 63 128 514
T5 Ryan Prokay / Rob Bundy 65 63 128 514
T5 Joseph Latowski / Ben Finley 65 63 128 514
T5 Daniel DeBra / Joe Alfieri II 67 61 128 514
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Steve Sponder / David Anthony 62 63 125 1000
2 Chris Leggett / Mark Beckworth 63 63 126 700
T3 Christopher Chaprnka / Craig Howell 67 63 130 414
T3 Doug Snoap / Lloyd Fisher 65 65 130 414
T3 Brian Keenan / Paul Royak 63 67 130 414
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The 2nd Scramble Championship will be a test to some of the top competitors in one of the most common and fun formats, a two-man scramble. Both players will tee off, then select the best ball, and both players, will play from that location, continuing to choose the best ball until the ball is holed. This Championship will be setup to test the finest players in the state, so be sure to come prepared to play a challenging setup, similar to what is seen at the Four-Ball Championship and State Amateur.

Tournament Summary

Format:  36 holes of two-man scramble gross stroke play. 

Open (21+) and Senior Divisions (55+)

Eligibility FSGA adult member at least 21 years of age

Handicap:  Florida GHIN, 10.0 or less

Entry Fee:  $300 per team ($150 per player)

Schedule of Events

Format

  • 36 holes scramble gross stroke play
  • The lowest gross team score for 36 holes in each division, will be the Champions (no handicaps used)
  • There will be no mulligans, no string sold, and the course will be setup to the likes of the State Amateur & State Four-Ball Championships

Eligibility

  • Male amateur golfers, age 21 or older
    • Both players must be age 55 or older on the first day of the Championship to compete in the Senior Division
  • Both entrants are required to be current adult members of the FSGA and have an active Florida GHIN of 10.0 or less

Entry Fee

  • $300 per team ($150 per player) - includes final round lunch

Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 28nd

  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1st & 10th Tee Start - Quarry Course

Sunday, August 29rd

  • 8:30 AM shotgun - Quarry Course

Championship Field Size

Maximum of 52 teams - 104 players

Entry Priority

Entries will be accepted based upon the order of receipt. Entries received after the competitive field is full or after the close of entries, will be placed on an alternates list. Alternates will be contacted in the order of receipt of entry, if and when, a spot becomes available.

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately:

  • Championship - 7,000 - 7,300 yards
  • Senior - 6,400 - 6,700 yards

Practice Rounds

Practice Rounds are available on a space available basis, one week prior to the Championship at a cost of $35 plus tax, with restrictions to after 12:00 noon on the weekend prior to the event. Please call the golf shop at 352-746-3446 to arrange your practice round.

Host Hotel and Accommodations

TBD

Other Policies

  • Spectators and Spectator Cart Policy - Click here.
  • Caddies - Caddies are allowed in all FSGA Championships except Junior events. However, a player must not use a parent, step-parent or guardian as a caddie. The caddie MUST walk and the player's clubs must remain on the golf cart. - Click here
  • Championship Pace of Play Policy - Click here.
  • Local Rules and Terms of the Competition - Click here.
  • Championship Policies - Click here to read the withdrawal, dress code, and other policies.
  • Procedures for Alternates - Click here for information on how alternates may gain entry into this Championship.
  • Conditions/ Schedule - 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.

Directions

Black Diamond Ranch
3125 West Black Diamond Circle
Lecanto, FL 34461
352-746-3446

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