LLOYD FISHER, BERGER WARNER VICTORIOUS IN DOUG OSWALD INVITTIONAL

Lloyd Fisher was the wire-to-wire winner in the Senior Division and Berger  Warner came from behind to win the Super Senior Division iof the Doug Oswald Invitational Tournament .

The tournament which was played at Ocala Golf Course saw Fisher (Dade City) fire back-to-back 4-under-par 68’s for an 8-under-par 136 score and a four shot victory. Second place went to Kelly Gosse (Crystal River) who matched Fisher’s 68 for a 140 two-day score (72-68). Third place went to Daniel Owen with a 2-under-par 142 total (73-69). Fourth place was Robert Parker (Sanford) with a 1-under-par 143 (73-70). I a tie for fifth place were Marcus Beck (Tallahassee) and Randy Elliott (Winter Park) with 145 scores.  Brian Brown (Inverness), Carl Erickson and Roger Dean (Ormond Beach) tied for seventh with 146 totals. Tied for ninth were Jim Sprung, Fred Stones (Orlando) and Bill Wright with 148.

In the Super Senior Division at the end of 36 holes Berger Warner and Bill Zylsatra found themselves tied at 3-under-par 141. Warner shot a final round 3-under-par 69 and Zylstra shot a 2-under-par 70.  Warner and Zylstra headed to the first tee for a sudden death playoff. After trading pars on the first four holes, Warner knocked his shot to within three feet on the fifth extra hole. Zylstra lipped out his birdie attempt and Warner knocked it in for the win. Finishing third was Mike Yurko (Gainesville) at 2-under-par 142 (71-71). Fourth place went to Wyatt Meyer (Tampa) at even par 144 (70-74). Fifth place was AJ Kroeger (Apopka with 145. Sixth was Pete Andrews (Lithia) with a score of 148 (73-75). Tied for seventh were Ron Russo (75-75) and Ron Audi (74-76) at 150. Ninth place was Brian Sachs (Newbury) with 151 (73-78) and tenth was Tom Keedy (73-79) at 152.

For the entire field scores see Tournament Information/Tournament Results/FINAL SCORES DOUG OSWALD INVITATIONAL

BERGER WARNER AND LLOYD FISHER WINNERS AT THE DOUG OSWALD INVITATIONAL

 

 

GRAY ALBRIGHT WINS FSGA JUNIOR TOUR TITLE

Gray Albright played superb golf this weekend  to win his first Florida State Golf Association Junior Tour title. The event which was played at Ocala Golf Club saw Albright shoot an impressive 9-under-par 135 two day score only to find himself in a tie with first round leader Nicholas Gabrelcik (Trinity, FL). Gabrelcik shot 67-68 and Albright shot 68-67. Albright entered the last nine holes trailing by two shots but shot a 4-under-par 32 to catch Gabrelcik. A resulting playoff for the championship saw Albright, a junior at Forest High School and an FSU commit, par the first hole for the win.

Gray Albright Displays FSGA Junior Tour 13-15 Trophy

 

 

DORMAN, GOSSE AND KEEDY, LETTERLY WINNERS IN THE BO WILLIAMS CITY OF OCALA AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

Brent Dorman, Kelly Gosse and Tom Keedy were winners in their respective divisions in the Bo Williams City of Ocala Amateur.

Mother Nature was kind to the golfers on the final day at Ocala Golf Club and the scores reflected the good playing contions.

Brent Dorman shot a 3-under-par 69 in the final round to hold off his nearest rivals. Dorman’s 141 total (72-69) was three shots better than Kyle Jewell (Jacksonville) who shot two even-par round 72’s for a 144 score. Finishing in a tie for third were  Jimmy Letterly (76-71 -147) and Steve Albright (73-74 – 147). Daniel Owen finished in fifth place on rounds of 78-71 – 149.

 

Kelly Gosse (Crystal River) shot a final round 2-under-par 70 which gave him a 2-under-par 142 total and a one shot victory in the Senior Division. Finishing in second place was Rich Webber (Tampa) who shot a 3-under-par 69 giving him a 1-under-par 143 total. Third place went to Richie Crile with a 144 score (74-69). Larry Cotten finished fourth (74-73 – 147) and Kevin Macy (Tampa) finished fifth with a 150 score (77-73).

 

In the Super Senior Division it was Tom Keedy coming from behind to take the top spot. Keedy shot a final round 4-under-par 68 for a 1-under-par 143 score to grab the title. Finishing in a tie was Jim Bounds (Palm Beach) and Brian Sachs (Newberry) with 145 scores. Bounds’  final round of 4-under-par 68 tied Keedy for the lowest round of the tournament. Finishing fourth was Wyatt Meyer (Tampa) with a 147 (70-77) and fifth place went to John McCreary (Fort Myers) with a 77-74 – 151 score.

 

Ryan Letterly received the Junior Championship Trophy on scores of 83-80 – 163.

 

Jeff Hill won Championship Flight A with a 81-70 151 score. Chris Bernhard’s (Inverness) tournament tying low round of 68 put him top in the Senior Flight A. with a 151 score. The Super Senior Flight was won by randy Briggs on rounds of 79-73 – 152.

 

For the entire field scores see Tournament Information.Tournament Results/BO WILLIAMS CITY OF OCALA AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL SCORES.

 

Pictured left to right are Kelly Gosse, Ryan Letterly, Brent Dorman and Tom Keedy winners in the Bo Wiliams City of Ocala Amateur Championship

 

WARNER COMEBACK WINNER OF MARION MASTERS SUPER SENIORS

Berger Warner defeated Denis Monzon in a three-hole medal-score playoff to capture his third Marion Masters Super Senior title at Eagle Ridge Country Club. Warner trailed Monzon by eight shots heading into the final round and shot a 5-under-par 66 for a two-day score of 142 to catch the first day leader. Monzon finished second with his 142 total (68-74). Finishing in third one shot off the pace was Randy Briggs who also shot a final day 66 for a 143 score.

Winning the Silver Senior Division (70-74) was Ron Russo with a 153 score (74-79). Tied for second with 154 totals were Tom Stephenson (75-79) and Bill Whitehouse (79-75).

Ron Audi was the Golden Senior Division (75+) winner on rounds of 74-72  for a 146 total. Second place went to Frank Angelino with a 163 score and tied for third were Dick Fishell and Paul Miranda with 170 scores.

 

For the final results see Tournament Information/Tournament Results/MARION MASTERS SUPER SENIORS FINAL RESULTS

 

BERGER WARNER DISPLAYS WINNER’S TROPHY

 

 

DANIEL AND REILLY OWEN WIN SUMMER GAMES IN A PLAYOFF

The father and son team of Daniel and Reilly Owen defeated Miles Albright and Seth Wright in a playoff to capture the 2017 Summer Games at Ocala Golf Club. Albright and Wright came from five shots down in the last round to catch the Owen duo but fell short in the playoff. Their scores were 171 total for the two day mixed-format tourney. Finishing in third with a score of 173 were Mike Downing and Jason Counsil. Fourth place went to Justin Lloyd and Christian Andersen with 174. Fifth was Jeff Hill and Bill Searcy with 175.

This marks the second time that a father and son team has won the title. In 1995 Jim Williams II and Jim Williams III grabbed the crown.

For all the scores see Tournament Information/Tournament Results/SUMMER GAMES FINAL SCORES.

 

COOPER GEORGE CROWNED MARION MASTERS CHAMPION

Cooper George had the hot hand for last two days of the Marion Masters and ended up taking home the coveted MM Trophy. George, who opened up the three day tournament on Friday with a 3-over-par 75 at Golden Ocala Golf Club and Equestrian Center and trailed the tournament leader Brent Dorman by five shots. The second day of the tournament, which was played at StoneCreek Golf Club, saw the Trinity Catholic senior shoot the low round of the tournament with a 7-under-65 working his way into contention. Heading for the final round of the event at Ocala Golf Club, Cooper trailed Dorman by just two shots as Dorman shot a 69 on day two. The drama for the event built up on the last day as Gray Albright and Jeff Hill started making birdies and Dorman and George faltered on the front nine. Albright and Hill were now tied for the lead heading down the stretch until George caught fire and lit up the back nine at Muni shooting a 5-under-par 31. The 31 propelled George to the top of the leader board and ended up beating Albright and Hill by one shot. George ended up with a 6-under-210 total. Albright and Hill finished up with 5-under-par 211 totals. Finishing third was Steve Albright with a three total of 3-under-par 213 (73-69-71). Finishing fourth was Joel Durrance with a 1-under-par 215 (74-73-68). Bobby Bryant (74-71-71) and Dorman (70-68-78) finished the event at even par 216.

The event, as it has in the past, finished up on Father’s Day and there were several fathers and sons playing in the event. There were Steve Albright and his sons Gray and Miles; Bill Wright and his sons Nathan and Seth; Drew and Hunter Ditty, James and Brandon Powell and Daniel and Riley Owen.

For all the final scores of the Marion Masters see Tournament Information/Tournament Results/Marion Masters Final Scores

COOPER GEORGE PROUDLY DISPLAYS WINNER’S TROPY

 

 

SILVER SPRING SHORES WINS FSGA INTER-CLUB TITLE

The Silver Spring Shores Inter-Club Team won the 2017 FSGA Inter-club Championship. The SSS Team won the six-week regional schedule and capped it off by winning the regional which automatically put them into the finals The finals which were played at Ocala National was a two-day Stapleford Point total with the six best net scores out of the eight-man team were used. After day one SSS had a slim one point lead however, sparked by Dale Hogsten’s 41 points the Ocala team pulled away winning the crown by eight points over defending champion Julington Creek .

Members of the winning team were:  Steve Bowen, Perry Crenshaw, Buddy Fudge, Dale Hogsten, Roger Hogsten, Joe Reyes, Philip Yancey, and Bill Zylstra.

Silver Spring Shores Team With Winner’s Trophy