Southeastern Challenge

The Southeastern Challenge Match is a tri-state biennial competition between Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. The men’s Southeast Challenge Match debuted at Lake Nona Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, in 1989 as an event intended to promote goodwill and competition between the best amateur players, playing as a team, from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

Teams

Each team from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama consists of:

  • Two players 55 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.
  • Two players 50 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.
  • Seven players 25 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.
  • One player 21 years of age and older as of the first day of the match.

Team Selection

Each state may select its team by whichever method they choose. The FSGA team is determined as follows:

  • (1) Senior player with the highest point totals from the Senior Two Year Points List
  • (1) Senior player selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
  • (5) Mid-Amateur players with the highest point totals from the Two Year Points List
  • (2) Players 50 and older selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
  • (2) Mid-Amateur players selected by the FSGA Championship Committee
  • (1) Amateur player 21 and older selected by the FSGA Championship Committee

Championship Format

Day 1

  • Morning Four-Ball Matches
  • Afternoon Foursome Three-Ball Matches

Day 2

  • Morning Three-Ball Matches

Scoring

Each match is played as an 18 hole stipulated round.

  • One point for a win
  • One-half point for a match ending all square
  • No points for a loss

Past Champions

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