Mixed Team Championship
June 29-30, 2013
Buege and Sealy Win Mixed Team
McCabe Buege and Monifa Sealy claimed the Mixed Team Championship at Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, FL on June 29-30. Saturday’s round was played on the par 72 Oak Marsh Course, and Sunday’s round was played on the par 70 Ocean Links Course.
Buege and Sealy were one-shot back heading into Sunday’s final round. The father-daughter duo and 2012 Fall Mixed Team champions, Kevin and Alexa Hammer, and the team of Robby and Lauren Riehle came out of the gate strong, both with rounds of 66 on Oak Marsh course to have the lead by one going into Sunday. One shot back after the first round, nothing stopped Buege and Sealy during Sunday’s round on the Ocean Links course, posting scores of 67-63-130 to win the Championship Division. They shot a seven-under par final round to take home the title by four shots. Kevin and Alexa came in second with rounds of 66-68-134.
In Championship Division, Richard and Megan Pollenz took home the first place net with a two day total of 131.
In the Forward Division, Donald Branski and Shelia Brocki made a big move from behind on Sunday. Trailing the leaders by four shots after Saturday’s round, Branski and Brocki shot 77-68-145 to claim the Forward Division title by two shots over Chris and Meg Giusti, who shot 75-72-147.
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Oak Marsh (Saturday) & Ocean Links (Sunday)
Entries Close Wednesday, June 12, 2013
At least one entrant of each team must be a member of the FSGA, and both players must have a valid USGA GHIN Handicap.
$300 (per team)
Entry fee includes awards luncheon after play on Sunday. Late entries will be accepted subject to a $10 late entry fee should the entrant gain acceptance into the field.
36 holes of four-ball stroke play. Both gross and net competitions are played concurrently. Awards and gift certificates are awarded in both divisions with gross scores receiving priority.
Championship Field Size
80 players, 40 teams max
Teams may select to play in either the Silver Division or the Bronze Division. There is NO yardage mix allowed between divisions.
Championship Division: Men - 6,500 yards/ Women - 5,700 yards (Gross & Net)
Forward Division: Men - 6,200 yards/Women - 5,200 yards (Gross & Net)
Round One - 8:00 AM tee times off #1 & #10 (Oak Marsh)
Round Two - 8:30 AM Shotgun (Ocean Links)
The tournament will use the USGA's recommendation of:
- Men receive 90% of their course handicap
- Women receive 95% of their course handicap
- If there is a difference of more than eight strokes between the two members of a team, an additional 10% reduction will be applied to the course handicap of each member of the side.
Ties for first place net will be broken by match of cards using the USGA recommended method. Ties for first place gross will be decided by a hole-by-hole playoff.
Practice rounds are available one week prior to the championship. Practice rounds may be played after 12:00 PM on the weekends. The price for a practice round is $35.00 + tax. Please call (904) 277-5907 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.
Frederick Hess and Tarah Winfield claimed the Summer Mixed Team Championship at Hobe Sound Golf Club in Hobe Sound, June 30-July 1.
Hess and Winfield prevailed over defending champions, Doug and Jaime Ritter, with a tournament total of 13 under par. One shot back after the first round, Hess and Winfield continued their strong play in the final round, posting scores of 64-67--131. In the final round Hess and Winfield had 2 bogies and 3 birdies on the front nine, and closed with 4 birdies and a bogey free back nine of 32.
Championship Pace of Play
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Hard Card; Local Rules and Conditions of Competitions
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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.
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Amelia Island Plantation
6800 First Coast Highway
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
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