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Dixie Amateur 2012 Men's Invitational Golf Tournament
December 17 - 20 2012
Coral Springs, FL

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Heron Bay Golf Club
11801 Heron Bay Blvd
Coral Springs, FL  33076-1903
phone: (954) 796-2000 or (800) 511-6616
url: www.heronbaygolfclub.net

Tournament Overview

Open to former Dixie Amateur champions, tournament committee invitees and qualifiers of major amateur championships. Traditionally strong field due to college break, the Dixie has a past- champions list that includes many PGA Tour players as well as top-ranked amateurs like Peter Uihlein (2010 champion).

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Dec 21, 2012Daniel Berger wins Dixie Amateur by 13
Dec 20, 2012Berger extends lead to 9 at Dixie Am
Dec 19, 2012Berger extends lead at Dixie Am
Dec 18, 2012Daniel Berger captures early lead at Dixie Amateur
Dec 12, 2012Elite field takes aim at 82nd Dixie Amateur
Nov 21, 2012Dixie Am, CC of NC Amateur among top winter events
Oct 26, 2012Dixie Amateur: Last chance to register for 2012 events
Jul 16, 2012amateurgolf.com announces Dixie Amateur site redesign
May 24, 2012Dixie Amateur looking towards 'big year'
May 08, 2012Dixie Amateur announces changes
Feb 15, 2012Dixie Amateur announces Golf Canada exemptions for winner
Dec 22, 2011Curtis Thompson wins Dixie Amateur
Dec 21, 2011Curtis Thompson hangs onto lead after third round at Dixie Amateur
Dec 20, 2011Curtis Thompson grabs Dixie Amateur Golf Tournament lead
Dec 19, 2011Sebastian Pinzon leads by four shots at Dixie Amateur
Dec 18, 2011Dixie Amateur Golf Tournament Underway in Florida
Oct 27, 2011Two key Florida events appeal to top players on same weekend
Sep 02, 201181st Dixie Amateur set for December 19-22
Dec 21, 2010Uihlein defends title at Dixie
Dec 22, 2009Playoff win for Uihlein at Dixie Amateur
Dec 21, 2009Guthrie leads Dixie Amateur
Dec 24, 2008Dixie Amateur: Gavin Dear Wins by Two
Jan 05, 2008Dixie Amateur: Lingmerth, Thompson are winners
Jan 05, 2007Dixie Amateur: Mu Hu edges junior standout Bud Cauley by three shots
Jan 04, 2007Dixie Amateur: Mu Hu Retains One Shot Lead
Jan 03, 2007Dixie Amateur: Mu Hu Takes Lead with 66
Jan 02, 2007Dixie Amateur: Johnson of Palm Bay, FL leads field of 205 amateurs
Dec 22, 2005Dixie Amateur: Colt Knost (8-under) Wins by 3
Dec 21, 2004MCLEAN WINS 2004 DIXIE AMATEUR

Results Archive:

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Place  PtsScores
1FLDaniel BergerJupiter, FL70063-67-65-70--265
2ALTom LoveladyBirmingham, AL50074-67-63-74--278
3MARichy WerenskiSouth Hadley, MA40071-67-63-74--279
4ALTrey MullinaxMt. Olive, AL40074-69-63-74--280
T5FLHunter O'MahonyTequesta, FL40067-70-72-72--281
T5ARAlex CarpenterN. Little Rock, AR40074-66-69-72--281
7OHTim CrouchMount Vernon, OH30069-75-66-72--282
T8INDavid ErdyBoonville, IN30069-71-74-69--283
T8EnglandSam HorsfieldEngland30070-70-68-75--283
T8South AfricaJason RoetsSouth Africa30067-71-70-75--283
T11TXCurtis DonahoeLeague City, TX20074-69-66-75--284
T11TXDerek OlandMckinney, TX20068-68-71-77--284
T13New ZealandBen TaylorNew Zealand20068-74-69-74--285
T13OHKyle KmiecikAvon, OH20069-73-67-76--285
T15OHNathan ClarkDublin, OH20074-68-70-74--286
T15NJAnthony AloiPlainsboro, NJ20069-70-72-75--286
17FLBrant PeaperTequesta, FL10070-70-72-75--287
T18FLBryan OdaiyarOcala, FL10072-70-69-77--288
T18IcelandAndri BjornssonIceland10068-68-74-78--288
T20FLCurtis ThompsonCoral Springs, FL10066-76-75-72--289
T20FLM.J. MaguireSt. Petersburg, FL10071-72-68-78--289
T22FLAustin PowellJupiter, FL5079-68-73-70--290
T22FLDavis HallWindemere, FL5073-69-76-72--290
T22GADavin WhiteAtlanta, GA5071-68-77-74--290
T22FLMcCormick ClouserBluffton, FL5073-74-70-73--290
T22TXBlake PughSouthlake, TX5076-67-71-76--290
T22FLBlake SoniBradenton, FL5070-77-66-77--290
T28PREdward FigueroaNaples, PR5072-72-74-73--291
T28ORRyan ReeOR5072-74-71-74--291
T28MexicoEmilio MaurerMexico5068-73-75-75--291
T28CanadaRyan BorgCanada5068-75-73-75--291
T28NYPeter CreightonKenmore, NY5075-69-71-76--291
T28FLAlex GatesClermont, FL5073-72-69-77--291
T28SwitzerlandPhillippe SchweizerSwitzerland5074-64-72-81--291
T35FLLuis EnriquezHowey in the Hills, FL2574-72-73-73--292
T35PeruJoaquin LolasPeru2573-77-68-74--292
T35NCStefan BrewerWilmington, NC2573-75-70-74--292
T35EnglandMitchell FarrerEngland2570-74-72-76--292
T39FLChip HochPort Orange, FL2570-74-74-75--293
T39GermanyVelten MeyerGermany2572-74-70-77--293
T39VATyler WingoFairfax, VA2568-74-73-78--293
T39FLChase KoepkaLake Worth, FL2572-70-72-79--293
T39SCAnthony GardnerMyrtle Beach, SC2568-74-72-79--293

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The Dixie Amateur originated in 1924 and was played at the old Miami Country Club. South Florida was the “first” great golf destination and the South Florida golf scene has always been rich in talent. The Dixie Amateur always attracted great amateur players.

Early winners of the Dixie Amateur included: Frank Stafaci, Earl Christianson, Frank Perpich, Frank Strananhan, Al Besselink, and Doug Ford. With the closing of the Miami Country Club in 1953 the Dixie was discontinued until 1962.

The tournament has been played continuously since 1962 at various courses around Miami including The Links of Key Biscayne and The Golf Club of Miami. During this period many Champions won the Dixie Amateur before finding success on the PGA Tour. These players include: Andy Bean, Bruce Fleisher, Nolan Henke, Len Mattice, Jesper Parnevik, Hal Sutton and Lanny Wadkins.

From 1990 through 1997 the Dixie Amateur Championship was hosted at the Bonaventure Resort & Country Club in Fort Lauderdale. During this period, the tournament was held in December over the Christmas break. This move allowed a greater number of collegiate players to participate. The Dixie Amateur began attracting a very strong field at a time of year when there were no other amateur events. Golfweek magazine began awarding points towards Amateur National Rankings and a new wave of talent emerged including Tiger Woods in 1992 and Sergio Garcia in 1997.

In 1997 the Dixie Amateur created a Senior Division for players 50 years and older. This attracted a larger audience, increased exposure and an even stronger field resulted. Steve Earsley of Stuart, Florida won the inaugural event at Bonaventure Country Club and successfully defended his title again in 1998.

In 1998 the Dixie Amateur moved to Palm- Aire Country Club in Pompano Beach, Florida utilizing the two challenging course layouts designed by George and Tom Fazio.

The Oaks and Cypress courses have hosted several Florida Opens and in 1999, the PGA NIKE Tour’s South Florida Classic. From 1998 to the present, the Dixie Amateur has continued to grow and develop into one of the premier amateur golf tournaments.

Hunter Haas was our 2000 Dixie Amateur Champion. At that time, he was the number one ranked amateur golfer in the United States, had won the USGA Public Links Championship and was invited and played in the 2000 Masters. That year 57 colleges and universities were represented in the tournament.

In December of 2002, the Dixie Amateur petitioned Golfweek magazine to award points towards National ranking for the Senior Division. To comply with the ranking criteria, the age for the Senior Division was changed to age 55 and older. Seniors will receive National ranking points beginning in December of 2003.

The tournament committee added a new Ladies Division in January of 2003. The inaugural event attracted 5 of the top 20 nationally ranked Lady Amateurs. The first "Lady Dixie" Amateur Champion, Meaghan Francella, defeated Paula Creamer in the final match. Paula Creamer was the number one ranked Junior Girl in the United States.

In January of 2003 the Dixie Amateur attracted 257 golfers from as far away as the Peoples Republic of China, Australia, New Zealand and Scotland. There were students from 75 colleges and universities along with students from 26 different high schools, as far away as Los Angeles, California.

The Dixie Amateur is unique because of its history and because it is held at a time when the rest of the country is freezing cold. The “golfing world” takes a holiday break, there are no other amateur golf events to compete with, no collegiate tournaments and no PGA Tour events to steal the spotlight.

The Dixie Amateur continues as one of the oldest amateur golf championships in the country, rich in history and tradition.

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