HOT TEMPERATURES PRODUCE LOW SCORES AT EAGLE
Powell (Champ flight) Takes 3rd place at Eagle Creek
Ray Rodriguez (B Flight) Follows Black Diamond
Win With Eagle Creek Victory; Brandon Prokop Beats Joshua Johnson in D Flight
It was a another hot summer day as the Orlando
Golfweek Amateur Tour teed it up at Eagle Creek. Christian Vozza
returned to the tour in style. After missing the last few events,
Christian wasted little time finding the victory circle as he shot a steady
round of 35-36-71, two under on the par-73 course to win Championship flight.
Bill Shufelt shot even par to finish second. Doug
Powell, playing for the first time in 2012 was third (74)..
was just an old fashioned shoot out as 17 players shot between 75-83. It was
Ed Paterniti who shot 75 to lead the way. Robbie
Robinson played in the first group and shot 76 and waited as nearly all
the groups came in before Paterniti posted his score with only one more group of
A-flight to finish. Three players were at 77,
one at 78 and six more at 79!
Both Paterniti and Robinson
double in the senior-A flight, so they were 1-2 there as well.
David Parker was third in senior-A.
Ray Rodriguez is riding a hot hand
right now. Coming off a victory at Black Diamond Ranch on Monday, he backed it
up with a sizzling 78 at Eagle Creek. The win pushed him to the top of the
B-flight standings for Player of the Year. Tim Sobitz fired an
80 for second place. Stege Wheller from the Atlanta tour and
Neil Corbett tied for third on 82.
Ray Rodriguez also won the senior B-flight. Tim
Sobitz (80) and John Cruise (80) tied for second. In
C-flight John McLaurin shot 80 for first place. He earned a
promotion to the B flight. Bryan Bowman's 83 took second place
while Don Welch shot 85 to finish third.
Brandon Prokop Wins
D-flight on 2nd Playoff Hole at Eagle Creek
Brandon Prokop and points
leader Joshua Johnson each shot 87's to tie for D-flight's top
spot. They headed back out tor a playoff. It lasted two holes before Brandon
scored the victory. Joshua is still in first place, but the lead went down a
Next event is July 21
at Plantation Bay in Ormond Beach.
BLACK DIAMOND A GREAT ADDITION TO
Tom Dillon (A-flight), Chad Frank (Champ flight) & Ray Rodriguez (B &
Tom Dillon, Chad Frank & Ray Rodriguez Are
All Flight Winners at Black Diamond
It was a hot summer day in west Florida--a good day
for golf. 115
players from the Orlando, Tampa and North Central Florida Golfweek Amateur Tours
competed on the highly rated Quarry course at Black Diamond Ranch. Seventy
players from the Orlando tour participated and did quite well as players from
three AGT tours competed for prizes and medals.
The Championship flight was filled with 100% Orlando players. Chad Frank, playing in the first group posted a fine
1-under 71 and waited for the others to finish. No one was able to match his
score as Garrett Morrison finished second with 74. John Bessette and John Henry
were next with 75's.
points leader Tom Dillon captured
the A flight with a nice 76. Dennis Cargo finished three strokes
back to tie for second among Orlando players with Brandon
Lange. Three strokes further
back were John Marshall and Robbie Robinson at 82. Robinson also competes in the
senior A flight and his 82 was good enough to top Larry Barousse by one stroke
for Orlando's low senior A.
(Champ fight) takes on the par 3 8th
Ray Rodriguez was the low man in B-flight. His round of
83 edged past first year member Mike Ferretti by a single shot.
Brad Bettin was next for Orlando with 86.. Ray
and Brad were 1-2 for Orlando in senior B. In C-flight
Chuck Jaqueth and Don Welch tied for low
Orlando player with scores of 90. Chase Forsyth and
Gary McElroy were right behind with 91's.
#16 Green is at the bottom of the
scored the best for
Orlando in D flight with a score of 97. He finished two strokes ahead of Dan Salik.
Dennis Cargo (A-flight) on #13--the first of
the Quarry holes