Florida Cup Matches: Rescheduled (due to Hurricane)

TAMPA, Fla. (Nov 28, 2006) -– The 5th annual Florida Cup Matches have been rescheduled for February 9-10, 2006 at Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville. The Matches were originally set for November 3-4, 2005 but were postponed due to Hurricane Wilma.

Held every two years, the Florida Cup Matches vie the top 16 amateurs from North Florida versus the top 16 amateurs from South Florida. Using a Ryder-Cup format, the winner is determined by the number of points earned throughout the two days. The format is 18 holes of four-ball stroke play in the morning and alternate shot in the afternoon on the first day. The final day will consist of 18 holes of singles match play. In 2003, North Florida won the Matches 20-12 to even the series at 2-2. The teams for the Florida Cup will remain the same as originally set. Please visit www.fsga.org to view the teams competing for North and South Florida.

To view pairings, tee-times and complete results, please visit www.fsga.org.

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 41 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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