Florida Mid-Senior: Weeks wins in playoff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2011) --Michael Weeks prevailed in a playoff to win the Florida State Mid-Senior Championship at Bear Lakes Country Club.

Michael Weeks, of Jupiter, recorded a final round one-under par 71 for a tournament total of four-under par 212 to find himself tied with the defending champion Bobby Bird, of Vero Beach and John Wegmann, of Southwest Ranches after 54-holes of play.

Weeks fired a first round of four-under par 68 and followed that up with a second round of one-over par 73. Bird posted rounds of 70-75-67 as Wegmann posted rounds of 72-70-70. The trio would head for a sudden death playoff to determine the Champion.

The playoff would go two holes with Weeks making a 3-foot birdie on the 18th hole for the victory. This is Week's first State Championship.

Stephen Anderson, of Hobe Sound, finished one stroke back with a tournament total of three-under par 213 to take home fourth place honors.

ABOUT THE Florida Mid-Senior

For those 40 years of age and above, the Mid- Senior Championship features 54 holes of stroke play over three days. The field will be cut to the low 60 plus ties after 36 holes. Must be an FSGA member.

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