Florida State Mid Am: Final Four Set for Sunday
Tampa, Fla. (October 8, 2005) -– The semifinalist for the 2005 Mid-Amateur
Match Play Championship have been determined after two rounds of match play at
The Golden Bear Club at Keene’s Pointe in Orlando on Saturday, October 8,
2005. The Championship continues through Sunday, October 9.
In the round of 16, defending champion Steve Carter, of Jacksonville, defeated
James Weick, of Fort Lauderdale, 5 and 3 to advance to the round of eight. Others
to advance to the round of eight were Richard Maddox, of Panama City, who defeated
James Wingerter, of Winter Park 4 and 3. Jeff Sunday, of Orlando defeated Ken
Moody, of Ponte Vedra Beach, 2 and 1, while Jon Veneziano, of Mount Dora defeated
Jackie Miller, Naples, 3 and 2. Also advancing all winning their respective
matches were Scott Smith, of Ponte Vedra Beach, who defeated Pete Leveille,
of Orlando, 3 and 2. Cap Caponi, Orlando defeated Bobby Barben, Avon Park, 2
up, while Bret Voisin, of Orlando, defeated Scott Kennedy, of Pompano Beach,
3 and 2. The last match of the morning round was Tommy Dudley, of Jacksonville,
who defeated Dion Gonsalves, of Pembroke Pines, 3 and 2.
In the quarterfinals match, Steve Carter, of Jacksonville, defeated Richard
Maddox, 3 and 2. Jon Veneziano, of Mount Dora, defeated Jeff Sunday, Orlando,
5 and 4. In the third match of the day, Cap Caponi, from Orlando, defeated Scott
Smith, of Ponte Vedra Beach, 3 and 1. Bret Voisin, of Orlando, beat Tommy Dudley,
of Jacksonville, 3 and 2 making his way to the semifinals.
The semifinals and finals will be played on Sunday, October 9. After nine qualifiers
across the state, 90 players advanced to the Championship at Keene’s Pointe.
The Championship consists of 36-holes of stroke play qualifying over the first
two days with the lowest 16 advancing to the match play on Saturday and Sunday.
To be eligible for the State Mid-Amateur, participants must be 25 years of age
or older as of October 6, 2005.
To view pairings, tee-times and complete results, please visit www.fsga.org.
About the Florida State Golf Association
Organized in 1913, the Florida State Golf Association is a not-for-profit organization
that governs amateur golf in the state of Florida. In addition to conducting 21
championships for amateur golfers in the state, the FSGA is responsible for more
than 40 qualifying tournaments for USGA National Championships. The FSGA also
maintains the USGA Handicap System, performs course ratings throughout Florida
and assists in junior programs and scholarships.
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October 8, 2005
Round of 16
7:30 am Steve Carter, Jacksonville (140) def. James Weick, Fort Lauderdale
(147), 5 and 3
7:38 am Richard Maddox, Panama City (145) def. James Wingerter, Winter Park
(145), 4 and 3
7:46 am Jeff Sunday, Orlando (146) def. Ken Moody, Ponte Vedra Beach (142),
2 and 1
7:54 am Jon Veneziano, Mount Dora (142) def. Jackie Miller, Naples (146), 3
8:02 am Scott Smith, Ponte Vedra Beach (141) def. Pete Leveille, Orlando (146),
3 and 2
8:10 am Cap Caponi, Orlando (145) def. Bobby Barben, Avon Park (144), 2 up
8:18 am Bret Voisin, Orlando (142) def. Scott Kennedy, Pompano Beach (146),
3 and 2
8:26 am Tommy Dudley, Jacksonville (145) def. Dion Gonsalves, Pembroke Pines
(143), 3 and 2
1:00 pm Steve Carter, Jacksonville (140) def. Richard Maddox, Panama City (145),
3 and 2
1:08 pm Jon Veneziano, Mount Dora (142) def. Jeff Sunday, Orlando (146), 5
1:16 pm Cap Caponi, Orlando (145) def. Scott Smith, Ponte Vedra Beach (141),
3 and 1
1:24 pm Bret Voisin, Orlando (142) def. Tommy Dudley, Jacksonville (145), 3