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Clearwater Winter Series Individual

Feather Sound Country Club - Clearwater
December 12-13, 2011

Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Peter Navaretta 73 73 146 150
T2 Michael Goldschmidt 78 72 150 90
T2 Mike Nealy 73 77 150 90
4 Richard Kerper 77 74 151 60
5 Stevenson Clarke 77 75 152 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Bill Moore 73 73 146 150
2 Stephen Maddox 73 74 147 105
3 Gordon Blakeley 74 74 148 75
4 Gary Saft 77 73 150 60
5 Mark Yogan 75 79 154 50
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Fred Allen 75 77 152 150
2 Don Miller 79 75 154 105
3 Ben Kenny 76 79 155 75
4 John Begley 79 77 156 60
5 Tommy Piazza 77 82 159 50
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The Winter Series for 2011-2012 has been modified as described below.

Age Groups

(age calculated as of March 6, 2012)

Mid-Senior (40-54) Senior (55-64)
Super Senior (65 and over)

2011-2012 Winter Series Event Schedule

Individual Events

Indian River Club
Vero Beach
November 28 & 29, 2011
Entries close November 16, 2011

Feather Sound Country Club
Clearwater
December 12 & 13, 2011
Entries Close November 30, 2011

Lake Wales Country Club
Lake Wales
January 9 & 10, 2012
Entries close December 28, 2011

Madison Green Golf Club
Royal Palm Beach
February 6 & 7, 2012
Entries Close January 25, 2012

Windermere Country Club
Windermere
February 20 & 21, 2012
Entries close February 8, 2012

Brooksville Country Club
Brooksville
March 5 & 6, 2012
Entries close February 22, 2012

Four-Ball Team Event

Mission Valley Country Club
Nokomis
January 23 & 24, 2012
Entries close January 11, 2012

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Eligibility

Entries are open to amateur golfers who are age 40 or older as of March 6, 2012 and a Regular or Foundation Member of the FSGA.

Format

The 2011-2012 Winter Series will conduct each event at 36 holes of gross only scoring.

Individual Age Divisions

There are three age divisions; Mid-Senior (40-54), Senior (55-64) and Super-Senior (65 & above). Each player must compete in the age division commensurate with their age as of March 6, 2012. Competitors may not elect to play in a different age division of from a different tee than designated.

Four-Ball Age Divisions

A player and his partner can be of any age but the team will compete in the division for the youngest player's age as of March 6, 2012. Points earned by each competitor will remain in their actual age group. Both team members must play from the same tee.

Maximum Field Sizes

Individual events - 84 players,  Four-Ball events - 96 players (48 teams).

Tees

Three sets of tees will be utilized.
Mid-Senior approximately 6700 yards
Senior approximately 6400 yards
Super-Senior approximately 6100 yards

Prizes

Age group Champions at each event will receive a commemorative award. Gift certificates of approximately $30 per player will be awarded for each of the age groups.

Points Competition

Throughout the series, the FSGA will maintain a “points list” that will determine which competitors win their age division. At the conclusion of the series, each series age division winner will receive a commemorative award.

Flights

After the first round, each age division may be flighted based on the number of competitors and/or the range of scores.

Distance-Measuring Devices

During the 2011-2012 Winter Series of competition, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. However, if, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, wind-speed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional functions are actually used.”

Amateur Championship Exemption

The individual with the most points in the Mid-Senior (40-54) age division at the conclusion of the Winter Series will receive an exemption into the 2012 Amateur Championship to be contested at The Bear's Club in Jupiter.

Mid-Amateur Championship Exemption

The individual with the most points in the Senior (55-64) age division at the conclusion of the Winter Series will receive an exemption into the 2012 Mid-Amateur Championship to be contested at John's Island Club in Vero Beach.

Senior Amateur Championship Exemption

The individual with the most points in the Super-Senior (65 & over) age division at the conclusion of the Winter Series will receive an exemption into the 2012 Senior Amateur Championship to be contested at Lake Wales Country Club in Lake Wales.

Senior Amateur Championship Exemptions

Those individuals in the following categories will receive an exemption into the 2012 Senior Amateur Championship to be contested at Lake Wales Country Club in Lake Wales.
Senior (55-64) Division – Winners of the 2011-2012 season’s 55-64 age division Individual Winter Series Events and those top twenty and tied from the Winter Series Points List as of the Senior Amateur Championship close of entries (February 29, 2012).

Tee Times

Tee times will vary with each event. Generally, Day One tee times will be late morning to early afternoon starting from the 1st and 10th tees or by shotgun. Day Two will be a shotgun start at approximately 8:30 AM.

Groupings, Starting Times & Player Information

Information about practice rounds, directions lodging etc. will be published on the FSGA website at www.fsga.org on this page before the event. Starting times will be posted on the website two days after the close of entries for each event.

Practice Rounds & Cost

We are attempting to play golf during the busiest time of the golf season in Florida. Accordingly, the golf is costing us much more than during the summer months and that includes practice rounds. Accordingly, practice rounds will cost at least $50 and times will be limited.

Entry Fees

If you maintain your handicap at a Florida club on the GHIN Handicap system, you will pay a reduced entry fee of $20 per person per entry. All Foundation members will pay the Regular (GHIN) member rate regardless of club handicap affiliation.

Individual Event
Regular (GHIN) and Foundation members: $180
Regular (Non-GHIN) members: $200
Four-Ball Event
Regular (GHIN) and Foundation members: $340
Regular (Non-GHIN) members: $380

Fortunately, we are playing at very fine courses at significantly discounted rates and we appreciate these clubs’ cooperation. Playing during “the season” comes at a significantly higher price and we are doing everything possible (including depressed entry fees) to make competition available to you during the season.

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds received prior to the entry closing date will be honored (less $20 per entry administration fee). Requests received after the closing date will be honored (less 50% of the entry fee). No requests will be honored within 48 hours of the first scheduled tee time.

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