TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS CONCLUDE ANOTHER SUCCUSSFUL SEASON
39 members represented the Orlando tour in Hilton Head. Once again, several Orlando members had top finishes across the flights. The Golfweek Tournament was shortened to 36 holes by tropical storm Nestor, even though an attempt was made to play the second round--players got in 8-10 holes--before play was cancelled for the day.
.GOLFWEEK TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP--Frank & Southward Top Orlando players.
.Chad Frank led the Orlando players with a T3 (fourth place prize) in Championship flight.Josh O'Quinn finished T11 (12th place prize).Robin Gomez finished T30 in A flight, but lost on a match of cards for the final prize.
.In B flight,Mike Shuler finished T21 (27th place prize) and Brad Bettin T30 (30th place prize). C flight saw Shaun Southward finish T5 (8th place prize) and Freddy Delarosa T27 (27th place prize). Andy Maginnis, T30, was low in D flight.
L-R: MIKE SHULER (B), ANDY MAGINNIS (D), STEVE START (SPONSOR), ROBIN GOMEZ (A), CHAD FRANK (CHAMP), NOT PICTURED SHAUN SOUTHWARD (C)
So, the GoLowOrlando winners were Chad Frank, Robin Gomez, Mike Shuler, Shaun Southward and Andy Maginnis. Thanks to Steve Start for sponsoring the added competition for Orlando players this year!
EDWIN WATTS 2-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT -- WINNERS
Chad Frank and Josh O'Quinn won the Edwin Watts 2-Man Challenge in the Championship flight--the first all Orlando team to win (Wayne Creese paired with a friend from Charlotte last year in D flight).
Our team finished fourth in the shortened 36 hole Team Cupcompetition. Hilton Head-Savannah now has the Cup..
Complete individual and team results are on www.amateurgolftour.net.
SENIOR TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP--Frank, Rodriguez & Harris score Top 10 finishes
SENIOR TEAM ORLANDO 2019
19 seniors represented Orlando in the Senior Tour Championship. Chad Frank led the way with a second place finish in Championship flight. Bill Rambo had the low Orlando score in A flight and finished T31. B flight saw three Orlando players win prizes--Ray Rodriguez, 2nd, Mark Klenck T15 (16th prize) and Graham Tomlinson, T15 (18th prize). Joe Harris, T7 took the 7th place prize in C flight.
Orlando's team finished third in the Senior Team Cup.
Complete individual and team results are on www.senioramateurgolftour.net.
My thanks to all of you who invested your time, money and effort to be a part of our 2019 Orlando Golfweek / Senior Amateur Tour.
The Florida Cup at Orange Lake on November 16-17 will close out our calendar for 2019. The Orlando / Tampa team holds the Florida Cup from 2018.
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