April 23-24, 2005
Hackstadt & Hume Win Foundation Four-Ball Championship
The Tampa team of David Hackstadt and Tim Hume won the 2nd Annual Florida State Golf Association Foundation Four-Ball Championship at Riverwood Golf Club in Port Charlotte on April 23-24, 2005.
Hackstadt and Hume led the field of 36 teams after the first round posting a 64. On the front nine, the pair fired a 29 en route to the 8-under par. Hackstadt, the Senior player, and Hume, the Mid-Amateur, shot a 67 in the final round to clinch the Championship with a 131 total. Howard Palen and Jacques Legere, both from Fort Myers, finished three strokes back from the Champions shooting a two-round total of 134. The duo posted similar 67’s to secure second place. The father/son team of Andy Spears, of Palm City, and Rick Spears, from Stuart, recorded a pair of 68’s for third place. The Spears’ were last year’s first flight winners as well as the 2003 Parent/Child Champions.
This year, the Championship was re-named the Foundation Four-Ball after being called the Junior-Senior Championship in its inaugural year. The Championship is open to teams that include one partner over 55 years of age and the other between 25-54 years old. The Championship is 36 holes of four-ball stroke play over the course of two days and flighted after 18 holes.
Riverwood Golf Club in Port Charlotte will once again host the 2nd annual Florida State Golf Association Foundation Four-Ball Championship. This year, the Championship was re-named the Foundation Four-Ball after being called the Junior-Senior Championship in its inaugural year. Riverwood’s par-72 championship layout features a natural setting of tall pines trees, lakes, marsh and majestic riverfront. With five sets of tees, there is a challenge associated with every hole.
Entrants must both be members of the FSGA. One partner over 55 years of age, one partner 25-54 years old as of April 24, 2004.
$310 per team. ($300 for online entry.) Includes cart fees for tournament rounds and prizes.
36 holes four-ball stroke play. Saturday PM tee-times followed by a Sunday AM shotgun
After 18 holes.
Players are responsible for practice round cart fees.
Cap Caponi and David Lindquist, of Orlando, shot a 68-63-131 to win the title.
Arrangements have been made at the Hampton Inn for $64 per night for a King or $69 per night for two queen beds. Please call (941) 627-5600 by April 2, 2004 for reservations. Also accommodations have been made at the Holiday Inn Express for $64 per night for a King or $69 per night for two double beds. Please call (941) 764-0056 by April 2, 2004 for reservations.