Hometown Favorites Win Florida Two-Man

VERO BEACH, FL (May 17, 2009)--Home-town favorites Bill Mallon and Bobby Bird captured the overall title at the Two-Man Shoot-Out at Grand Harbor Golf and Beach Club in Vero Beach on May 16th-17th.

John and Joseph Latowski of Port Saint Lucie won the first round of the competition which was played using an alternate-shot format. The Latowskis fashioned a 3-under par 68 to lead a closely matched field that featured nine teams that scored even par or better in the first round.

In the second round, played as a two-man scramble, Mallon and Bird went on a birdie rampage, carding a 9-under par 63 to lead the round along with Clayton Brewer and Chris Fierbaugh who also logged a 63. The third and final round was played as a four-ball (best ball of two) and Mallon and Bird again led the field by firing a 66 for a combined three-round total of 200, 15-under par.

Eduardo Chavez and Sam Chavez, of Coral Gables claimed second place with a tournament total of 204. The South Florida team posted rounds of 69-67-68. In a tie for third place, the team of Andrew Kennedy and Brad Schmidt, from Tampa, and Sterling Searcy and Phillip Theiss, from Fort Pierce and Winter Garden, each recorded a 205 total.

Final results of the Florida Two-Man Shootout, played May 15-17, 2009 at Grand Harbor Golf and Beach Club in Vero Beach:

RD. 1 – Modified Alternate Shot – Harbor Course
RD. 2 – Captain’s Choice – River Course
RD. 3 – Four-Ball – River Course


Bobby Bird / William Mallon 71-63-66--200
Eduardo Chavez / Sam Chavez 69-67-68--204
Andrew Kennedy / Brad Schmidt 72-64-69--205
Sterling Searcy / Phillip Theiss 69-66-70--205
Jackson Beindorf / Chris Piumelli 71-67-68--206
John Latowski / Joseph Latowski 68-67-71--206
Michael Muller / Scott Tolliver 71-68-68--207
Jim Byington / Randy Elliott 73-64-73--210
Lindsay Dolamore / John Duval 71-66-73--210
Matt Anderson / James Weick 72-67-71--210
Clayton Brewer / Chris Fierbaugh 74-63-74--211
Joel Benes / Craig Savage 72-65-75--212
Milko Brito / George Heider 71-69-72--212
Scott Jacobs / Pete Prygelski 72-67-73--212

First Flight

Ladd Aliff / Michael Hauser 77-64-67--208
Samuel Martinez / Jose Novo 72-69-69--210
Bill Griffith / Marc Rosenbaum 71-70-70--211
Dave Marshman / Rokki Rogan 73-70-71--214
Steve Hall / Cory Walker 72-70-72--214
Marais Lombard / Stephen Davey 74-68-73--215
Russell Mann / Robert Noe 78-67-71--216
Steve Albritton / Brad Rolland 75-70-71--216
Chris Hatfield / Scott Wilson 75-71-71--217
Harvey Eber / Jim Ross 78-67-72--217
Jason Camp / Keith Martin 77-66-76--219
Nicholas Coon / Erik Gustafson 74-70-75--219
Pete Andrews / David McShera 72-71-76--219
Charlie Hendrick / Tom Hendrick 80-65-77--222
Tim Fields / Jason Snodgrass 78-69-75--222

Second Flight

Andy Green / Darin Green 78-70-72--220
Ben Finley / Robert Hall 80-68-73--221
Brad Myers / Douglas Wiley 74-74-73--221
Sergio Echeverria / Gregg Hunsberger 78-70-74--222
Mark Adams / Ed Trinidad 82-72-71--225
Danny Bulso / Jeff Magaditsch 76-75-75--226
Luke Korner / Kyle Thomas 78-73-75--226
David Kuffner / Kurt Murphy 81-70-76--227
Gary Onorati / Peter Onorati 81-74-73--228
Morgan Bays / Michael Frederick 79-73-76--228
David DeSantis / Jason Hise 77-76-78--231
Don Hill / Larry Martineau 82-71-78--231
Roger McQueen / Aaron Skoviera 79-71-81--231
Don Bailey / Scoty Parsons 84-73-77--234
Nick Chiantese / Tommy Monahan 84-73-77--234
Matt Gilbert / Dan Kaelin 91-79-78--248
Charlie Taylor / Charles Taylor 85-80-84--249
ABOUT THE Florida Two-Man Shootout

Two-man teams will compete in three rounds of gross scoring. On the first day, teams will play 18 holes of a two-man scramble and 18 holes of alternate shot. The final day, round three, will be 18 holes of four-ball. Entrants must both be members of the FSGA.

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