1999 Mid-Senior Championship
Jack Jackson Wins the Mid-Senior Championship
August 29, 1999
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — After firing a 4-under par 68 on Saturday, Winter Park's Jack Jackson shot a 4-over 76 to hold on for a two-stroke victory at the Florida State Mid-Senior Championship at the Westin Innisbrook Resort on Sunday.
Jackson's 68 gave him a two-stroke lead heading into the final round. Tampa's Wayne Rudzewicz and Valrico's Bill Moore both shot 70 to stand in second. Nine players shot even par or better on Saturday.
But Sunday was a different story. Tampa's Rob Irvin shot the low round of the day with a 1-over 73. He was the only player in the top 10 who improved from his first-round score. Jackson eventually held of the defending champion from Davie, Doug Ritter, Port Orange's Daniel Hunter and Naples' Lee Booker for the title. Ritter and Booker both shot 72-74--146, while Hunter finished with a 71-75--146.
Rudzwicz ended up finishing fifth after shooting a 5-over 77 on Sunday, while Moore closed with a 78 to finish tied for sixth.
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