Weick Wins Foggy Florida Winter Series at Plantation Bay

ORMOND BEACH, FL (December 15, 2009)--James Weick, of Fort Lauderdale, outlasted a two-hour fog delay to capture the Winter Series event run by the Florida State Golf Association at Plantation Bay Golf & Country Club in Ormond Beach, December 14 - 15. He was joined in the winner’s circle by Robert McKnight, of New Smyrna Beach and Bob Coleman, of The Villages who won the Senior and Super Senior divisions respectively.

James Weick, of Fort Lauderdale, went wire-to-wire in the Regular Division to win by two strokes. After carding a one under par 71 in the first round, Weick, a past Winter Series Champion, held on for the victory, carding a 79 in the final round to win by three strokes. Scott Jones, of Orange Park, finished in second place with a tournament total of 153. Craig DelFabro, of Lakewood Ranch, Jim Dunlop, of Cocoa and Jim Hammons, of Port Orange, all finished tied for third place with a tournament total of 156.

Robert McKnight, of New Smyrna Beach, came from a five stroke deficit in the Senior Division to win by two strokes. McKnight followed his first round 77 with a three under par 69, to claim first place honors. With this victory McKnight booked his ticket to the Senior Amateur Championship at Southern Hills Plantation. John Hall, of Sarasota, finished in second place shooting rounds of 76-72. Claiming third place honors was first round leader Steve Sponder, of Cooper City, with a tournament total of 149.

Bob Coleman, of The Villages, captured the Super Senior Division in a one hole play-off. Coleman carded a three over par 75 in the first round and followed that with a one over par 73 to force a play-off with Don Lambert, of Foley, Alabama who fired rounds of 74-74. Coleman secured the victory with a par on the first play-off hole. With this victory Coleman also booked his ticket to the Senior Amateur Championship at Southern Hills Plantation. Robert Layman, of Ormond Beach, finished in third place with a tournament total of 152.

The Winter Series events include eight competitions, six individual events and two four-ball events. There are three age divisions, Mid-Senior (40-54), Senior (55-64) and Super Senior (65 & over). The Winter Series is a great opportunity for golfers to compete in competitive events that normally may not because they do not live in Florida year round.


40 - 54 Age Division

James Weick, Fort Lauderdale, FL 71-79--150
Scott Jones, Orange Park, FL 77-76--153
Craig DelFabro, Lakewood Ranch, FL 78-78--156
Jim Dunlop, Cocoa, FL 78-78--156
Jim Hammons, Port Orange, FL 79-77--156
Jimmy Key, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 80-77--157
Douglas Slattery, West Henrietta, NY 80-80--160
Pete Prygelski, Coral Springs, FL 79-82--161
Dwight Lewis, Ormond Beach, FL 77-86--163
Stewart Whyte, Delray Beach, FL 82-81--163
Jerry Pellegrino, North Palm Beach, FL 83-81--164
Scott Beers, Hobe Sound, FL 87-84--171
Scott Huntley, West Palm Beach, FL 89-84--173
Robert White, Ormond Beach, FL 84-91--175
Jack McAllister, Miami, FL 90-87--177
Patrick Zurick, Venice, FL 92-88--180
Eric Gagnon, Flagler Beach, FL 92-93--185
David Bradley, Miami, FL 102-98—200
Dan McGrane, Ormond Beach, FL 85-NC--NC
George Steinmetz, Malvern, PA 80-NC--NC
Maurice Brown, Orlando, FL 86-NC--NC
Robbie Dew, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 77-WD--WD

55 - 64 Age Division

Robert McKnight, New Smyrna Beach, FL 77-69--146
John Hall, Sarasota, FL 76-72--148
Steve Sponder, Cooper City, FL 72-77--149
Daniel Kocinski, Daytona Beach, FL 78-76--154
Gary Pettit, Dade City, FL 75-79--154
Mike Miller, Ormond Beach, FL 74-80--154
Joe Knight, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 78-77--155
Jim McKenzie, Pensacola, FL 78-78--156
Lee King, Stuart, FL 77-80--157
Robert Lundquist, Sanford, FL 78-79--157
Paul Nunez, Hobe Sound, FL 78-80--158
Steve Baker, Bonita Springs, FL 76-82--158
Victor Lohman, Ormond Beach, FL 77-81--158
Wesley Freeman, Fort Lauderdale, FL 76-82--158
Gary Nugent, Ormaond Beach, FL 79-80--159
Jim Flagg, Melbourne Beach, FL 84-75--159
Stephen Baker, Bradenton, FL 81-80--161
John Latowski, Port Saint Lucie, FL 84-79--163
Lamar Edwards, Winter Haven, FL 81-83--164
Stan Zabytko, Port Saint Lucie, FL 83-81--164
David Hyduke, Orlando, FL 80-85--165
Thomas Tunstall, Lakeland, FL 79-86--165
Robert Stuart, Lake Mary, FL 84-82--166
David Martindale, Tampa, FL 79-88--167
Tom Keedy, Lady Lake, FL 81-87--168
Jeffrey True, Sonoma, CA 83-86--169
Larry Barousse, Mt. Dora, FL 84-85--169
Schuyler Woods, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 87-82--169
Robert Hayward, Milton, FL 95-85--180
Richard Templeton, Miami, FL 93-88--181
Ron Harbour, Brooksville, FL 108-117—225
Charles Kovaleski, Winter Park, FL 81-NC--NC
Craig Branson, Miami, FL 87-NC--NC
Kary Kaltenbacher, Englewood, CO 85-WD--WD
Lou Paolucci, Palm Coast, FL 84-NS--NS

65 & Older Age Division

Bob Coleman, The Villages, FL 75-73--148* Won First Play-off Hole
Don Lambert, Foley, AL 74-74--148
Robert Layman, Ormond Beach, FL 77-75--152
Barry Weatherbee, Pensacola, FL 79-76--155
Mark Blair, Vero Beach, FL 78-78--156
Ray Darmstadt, Cocoa Beach, FL 81-75--156
Max Mathews, Andalusia, AL 76-81--157
Perry Noun, Daytona Beach, FL 79-81--160
Joe Eubank, Daytona Beach, FL 76-85--161
Ken Couturier, Melbourne, FL 84-77--161
Michael Reavey, Niceville, FL 81-80--161
Jan Blick, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 79-83--162
Andrew Piecuch, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 85-81--166
Fran Fournier, Spring Hill, FL 82-84--166
Joseph Underwood, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 83-85--168
Rick Brown, Tampa, FL 90-80--170
Edward Garver, Land O' Lakes, FL 82-90--172
Michael Cleary, Stuart, FL 87-86--173
Tracy Allen, Winter Park, FL 84-96--180
Tom Slattery, Rochester, NY 93-94—187
Frank Angelino, Ocala, FL 87-NC--NC
Merrill Gilliland, Bradenton, FL 96-WD--WD
ABOUT THE Florida Winter Series - Clearwater Individual

The Florida Winter Series is for players 25 years and older. *Gross scoring only**. A Regular or Foundation Florida State Golf Association membership level is required. The field is broken down into three divisions by age. Mid-Amateur (25-54); Senior (55-64); and Super Senior (65 & over) Mid-Senior plays approximately 6,700 yards. Senior plays approximately 6,400 yards. Super-Senior approximately 6,100 yards.

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