Mid-Senior Four-Ball Championship (South)

Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club - Coral Gables
September 8-9, 2018

Teams Crowned Mid-Senior Four-Ball Champs


Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club, located in Coral Gables, proved to be a tough test for the Mid-Senior Four-Ball South teams. Overcoming a one stroke deficit, the team of Samuel Martinez and Milko Brito captured first place at 131 (-11).  During the second round, Martinez posted an eagle three on the par five 10th hole. The duo from Miami played a great second round of 64 to be crowned Champions. The team of Michael Frederick and Jose Novo were first round leaders with a 66 but after a round two 71 the two finished tied for third. Glen Miciotta and Tom Pelegrin tied the team in third place at 137. Five strokes behind first place finished the team of Kevin Schaffel and Joe Shaktman in second. An impressive second round of 66, including an eagle from Shaktman on the par four 11th hole, allowed the duo to claim second place.

Tee Information

Tee Yardage / Info
Mid-Senior 6,400 yds 71.4/142

Par: 71

Weather Information

Description Temp
PartlyCloudy Hot with Scattered Clouds 81 °F
Sunny Warm and Sunny 83 °F
Tournament Results
Position Name Rd.1 Rd.2 Total Score Points
1 Samuel Martinez / Milko Brito 67 64 131 1000
2 Joe Shaktman / Kevin Schaffel 70 66 136 700
T3 Tom Pelegrin / Glen Miciotta 71 66 137 450
T3 Jose Novo / Michael Frederick 66 71 137 450
5 Rob Bryans / Ben Adelberg 67 71 138 350
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The Mid-Senior Four-Ball is the perfect opportunity for a golfing getaway with a friend. Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club, an Arnold Palmer signature course, is a wonderful course located on the shores of Biscayne Bay and tip of the scenic Coral Gables. After the first round, the field will be flighted in order for everyone to have a chance to win a gift certificate on the final day. Reach out to a friend and get your entry in soon. 

Championship Format

  • 36 holes of four-ball stroke play

What is a Four-Ball? - A four-ball is a two person team where the low score of the two players on each hole is counted. It is commonly referred to as a best ball.

Championship Field Size

  • Maximum of 52 teams - 104 players


  • Male amateur golfers
  • At least 40 years of age as of the first day of the Championship
  • Both entrants are required to be members of the FSGA

Entry Fee

  • $310 per team - GHIN Members or Foundation Member
  • $330 per team - Non-GHIN Members

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

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.

Schedule of Events 

Saturday, September 8th
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Round One tee times off of 1st and 10th tee
Sunday, September 9th
  • 8:30 AM Shotgun
  • Awards ceremony immediately following the completion of play

Course Set-Up

The golf course will be set-up at approximately 6,600-6,700 yards.


After 18 holes. The number of flights will be based on the number of teams and/or the range of scores.

Practice Rounds

Practice rounds are available one week prior to the championship. Practice rounds may be played after 12:00 PM on the weekend. The price for your practice round is $35.00 + tax. Please call 305-256-2500 to arrange your practice round. The proper place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range, hitting multiple shots on the course is unacceptable.


Carts are included for all competitive rounds. Players are responsible for practice round fees.

Exemptions Earned from this Tournament


  • Next year's Four-Ball 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.

Host Hotel and Accommodations

Currently, there is no host hotel for this event. 


Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express 


Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club 
13610 Deering Bay Drive 
Coral Gables, FL 33158

Click here for directions.

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