Super-Senior Championship

Mission Inn Resort - El Campeon, Howey-in-the-Hills
April 4-6, 2017


~ El Campeon Course~

Join us in a reunion of golfers 65 years of age and older competing in one of our most popular events. The Super-Senior Championship offers a competitive Championship environment for golfers in a stroke play scratch format with three different age divisions from three different sets of tees. Enjoy a player's dinner on the eve of the first round and lunch each day included in your entry fee. For a look at the 2016 Championship Results click here.

MIssion Inn is a historic resort in central Florida located northwest of Orlando in Howey-In-The-Hills. The rolling hills and elevation changes makes Mission Inn a great test of golf. The famed El Campeon course is celebrating its 100th year anniversary in 2017 and the resort is proud to host one of the state's largest championships.

Championship Format

  • 54 holes of individual stroke play in the 65-69 Age Division
  • 36 holes of individual stroke play in the 70-74 and 75 & Over Age Divisions
  • Maximum 144 player field size

Eligibility

  • Male amateur golfer
  • At least 65 years of age as of the first day of the Championship
  • Entrant is required to be a member of the FSGA

Entry Fee

Ages 65-69 - 54 holes of stroke play (includes players' dinner and three lunches)

  • $265 GHIN or Foundation Member
  • $275 Non-GHIN Member

Ages 70 & Over - 36 holes of stroke play (includes players' dinner and two lunches)

  • $210 GHIN or Foundation Member
  • $220 Non-GHIN Member

Course Set-Up & Age Divisions
Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.

All players will be placed in the age division commensurate with their age as of the first day of the Championship.
Players may not play in multiple age divisions. The golf course will be set-up at approximately:

  • Ages 65-69:  6,200-6,400 yards
  • Ages 70-74:  5,900-6,100 yards
  • Ages 75 & Over:  5,500-5,700 yards

Schedule of Events

Monday, April 3rd

  • Practice rounds on your own, 1:30 PM Shotgun
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Cash bar at Mission Inn Resort 
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Complimentary Players' Dinner
  • Golf attire is acceptable
  • Guests may attend for $20

Tuesday, April 4th

  • Morning Wave (65-69) - Round one tee times begin at 8:00 AM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Afternoon Wave (70-74) and (75 & Over) - Round one tee times begin at 12:30 PM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Complimentary players' lunch

Wednesday, April 5th

  • Morning Wave (70-74) and (75 & Over) - Round two tee times begin at 8:00 AM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Awards ceremony for 70-74 and 75 & Older Age Divisions immediately following the completion of play 
  • Afternoon Wave (65-69) - Round two tee times begin at 12:30 PM off of #1 and #10 tees
  • Complimentary players' lunch

Thursday, April 6th

  • Shotgun start at 8:30 AM
  • Awards ceremony for 65-69 Age Division immediately following the completion of play
  • Complimentary players' lunch

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available 10 days leading up to the Championship at the following times on a space available basis:

  • Saturday-Friday, March 25-31, 2017 - anytime
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017 - before 12:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 2, 2017 - NO PRACTICE ROUNDS AVAILABLE
  • Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:30 PM Shotgun. Call club to put your name in.

The price for a practice round is $35 plus tax.  Please call (352) 324-3885 to arrange your practice round. You may not book a practice round more than 7 days in advance.

Defending Champions

Robert Hess, of Casselberry, posted 69-75-74--218 at Quail Ridge Country Club to win the 65-69 Age Division. The 70-74 Age Division was taken by Edward Craig, of Orlando, who shot 72-72-144. Capturing the 75 & Over Age Division was defending Champion, Ron Audi, of Ocala. Ron shot a 76-73-149, to enter a playoff that he ended with a birdie on the first hole. Results

Exemptions Earned from this Tournament

The 65-69 Age Division winner earns an exemption into next year's Senior Amateur Championship.

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. 
  • Championship Pace of Play Policy - Click here.
  • Local Rules and Conditions of 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.

Payment

Mission Inn Resort & Club accepts cash, Visa/MasterCard, and Amex as payment.

Host Hotel and Accommodations

The Hotel at Mission Inn is currently sold out. There are other options available in the area. Below is a suggested list and phone numbers, but the FSGA does not have any rates setup.

  • Hampton Inn Mount Dora - 352-383-4267
  • Hampton Inn Leesburg - 352-315-1053
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tavares/Leesburg - 352-742-1600
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Clermont - 352-536-6600
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont - 352-394-6585

Directions to Mission Inn Resort & Club

Mission Inn Resort & Club 
10400 County Road 48
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 34737

Click here for directions

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