Florida State Four-Ball: Henderson, Voisin win it

TEQUESTA, Fla. (July 15, 2007)-- Kyle Henderson and Bryce Voisin edged out the field by one stroke to win the 58th Florida State Four-Ball Championship at Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta on July 14-15.

Kyle Henderson, 20, of Clermont, and Bryce Voisin, 19, of Orlando, went wire-to-wire winning the 2007 Four-Ball Championship with a tournament total of 7-under-par 133. Once high school teammates at East Ridge High School in Clermont, the pair made five birdies en route to firing a first round 5-under-par 65 to take a one stroke lead heading into the final round of play. The duo held on to the lead in the final round making four birdies to post a 68. Voisin saved par with a great up and down on the 18th hole to secure the win by one.

"We saved par when we needed to," said Voisin. "We hung in there and made a few putts coming down the stretch." After playing in the US Open Sectional Qualifying at Jupiter Hills last month, Voisin said he was "comfortable with the course."

"I knew where to hit the ball and spots I didn't want to hit it," he said.

This win adds to Voisin's victory in the 2004 Parent-Child Championship with his father Bret.

"I was younger so it's a little different now," said Voisin. "It's a pretty good feeling."

Henderson is a member of the Florida Gulf Coast University golf team.

Jeff Golden, of Winter Park, and Philip Meng, from Orlando, claimed second place shooting a tournament total of 134. The pair shot a first round 68 to sit three back from the leaders and moved up a spot with a final round 66. Golden earned medalist honors at the US Open Sectional Qualifying at Jupiter Hills in early June. Robert Parker, of Sanford, and Doug Snoap, from Apopka, moved into a tie for third place after firing a final round 66. Parker and Snoap carded a 70 in the first round for a 136 total. Kevin Hammer, from Boynton Beach, and Dan Stone, of St. Petersburg, also posted a 136 total with rounds of 66-70 for a share of third place.

--Story courtesy FSGA

ABOUT THE Florida Four-Ball

Since 1963, teams of two play in the Four-Ball Championship of 36 holes of stroke play. Non exempt teams must first qualify at one of nine sites across the state. Entrants must both be members of the FSGA.

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