Lance, Dowdall win Texas South Four-Ball
(Missouri City, TX) – Starting the final round of the South Four-Ball Championship four shots behind the first round leaders, John Dowdall and Randy Lance finished the South Four-Ball Championship with an 11-under par 60 to win by one stroke. Quail Valley Golf Course – El Dorado, was the backdrop for the team of Dowdall / Lance to win the first South Regional Series event for 2014.

Starting the day behind first round leaders of Chris Forbes and Charlie Williams, Dowdall / Lance got off to a blistering start with birdies on three of the first four holes. Making the turn already at 6-under par for the final round, the duo continued their hot streak with five more birdies on the back nine for a final round 29-31—60.

Dowdall was able to roll in six birdies, while Lance recorded seven birdies in the final day. Their two round total of 14-under par 128 gave them a one stroke victory.

First round leaders, Forbes / Williams, continued their stellar play in the final round with a 6-under par 65, for a two round total of 13-under par 129 to finish alone in second place.

Trevor Hyde and Ed Sanchez finished in third place with a two round total of 11-under par 131 after their final round 66. The Texas Golf Association would like to thank their South Regional Series sponsor, Club Champion, as well as the membership and staff at Quail Valley Golf Course for their generosity in hosting this year’s championship.

ABOUT THE Texas South Four-Ball

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers residing in the South Texas region (both players must reside in south region) as defined by the Texas PGA Sections (South of 31 degree parallel, Salado TX and south is break point). Applicants must have a certified USGA Handicap Index of 10.0 or less. Please reference “TGA Regional Tournament Eligibility” on www.txga.org for additional eligibility details.

Format: 36 holes of Four-Ball Stroke Play, with a Champion and Senior division.

Field limit: 40 teams

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