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84th Women’s Amateur Championship Vero Beach Country Club Vero Beach, Florida June 8-12, 2013


Women’s Amateur Championship Schedule Vero Beach Country Club Vero Beach, Florida June 8-12, 2013 Saturday, June 8th • •

9:30 AM – 2:00 PM - Player Registration 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM - Round One tee times off #1 (Stroke play)

Sunday, June 9th • • •

8:00 AM - 9:48 AM - Round Two tee times off #1 & #10 (Stroke play) Field cut to low 32 (Playoff to immediately follow play, if needed) Player Luncheon immediately following play

Monday, June 10th • • •

8:00 AM - Round of 32 Matches 12:30 PM - Round of 16 Matches PM Lunch provided in club restaurant to match play competitors

Tuesday, June 11th • • •

8:00 AM - Quarter-final Matches AM 12:30 PM - Semifinal Matches PM Lunch provided in club restaurant to match play competitors

Wednesday, June 12th • •

8:00 AM - Championship 18-hole Match Lunch provided in club restaurant to match play competitors


Welcome Contestants! On behalf of the Florida State Golf Association, we welcome you to the 84th Women’s Amateur Championship! We hope that you enjoy your experience competing at such a prestigious Championship and take many memories from your time at Vero Beach Country Club. Please take time to carefully read through this packet of information. There are several important items contained here, including the schedule of events, tee times, and the FSGA Pace of Play Policy. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the FSGA Championships Department at (813) 868-5850 or championships@fsga.org. Tee Times, Groupings & Matches Tee times and pairings for Round One on Saturday, June 8th are posted on the FSGA website at FSGA.org. All competitors with a valid email address on file with the FSGA or who have provided a cell phone number for texting will receive a link to the pairings or a text message with the pairings. Championship Format 36 holes of individual stroke play qualifying on Saturday and Sunday. Field will be cut to the top 32 players for the Championship match play field. In the case of a tie for the 32nd seed, there will be a sudden death hole-by-hole playoff. The hole will be determined by the Committee. Round of 32 matches will be played on Monday morning, with Round of 16 matches following on Monday afternoon. Quarter-final matches will be played Tuesday morning, with Semi-final matches played in the afternoon on Tuesday. The final 18 hole Championship match will be played on Wednesday morning. Championship Yardage – Approximately 6,000 yards Player Luncheon Immediately following play on Sunday, June 9th there will be a luncheon for all players. Guests may attend the luncheon for a fee of $20.00 payable to the club. Please email megmartinek@fsga.org by Friday, May 31st to RSVP and if you will be bringing a guest(s). Practice Rounds Practice rounds are available now up until the Championship; however they may only be booked three days in advance. The price for a practice round is $30.00 + tax. Please call (772) 562-2775 to arrange your practice round. The proper place to practice your golf swing is on the driving range, hitting multiple shots on the course is unacceptable. Caddies & Spectators Caddies and spectators are always welcome at FSGA Championships. Only players are allowed to ride in carts unless otherwise determined. If a player employs a caddie, the caddie MUST walk, and the player’s clubs must remain on the golf cart. Spectator carts will only be available Monday through Wednesday based on availability. Stroke Play Check Point Pace of Play Policy – Checkpoint System In order to accommodate all players, it is essential that the game be played at a brisk pace and the stated pace of play will be posted on the notice to players. Please refer to the end of the Information Packet for the complete Stroke-Play Pace of Play Policy.


The FSGA uses a checkpoint pace of play system at all competitions that it conducts in the state of Florida. There are NO warnings to the players and players are not timed. To avoid being in breach, each group must complete each nine within the stated time or within 15 minutes of the group ahead or each player in the group will be subject to a one stroke penalty (two strokes for a second breach). This pace of play policy places the full responsibility for pace of play on the players. The FSGA pace of play policy utilizes a two checkpoint system. • Players will not receive warnings. • Players are not timed • Each group is responsible for monitoring their own pace. • To avoid penalty, groups must complete each checkpoint hole: 1. Within 15 minutes of the group ahead, or 2. Under the allotted time. • Checkpoints at each course will be on holes #9 and #18. • All players in a group in breach are subject to penalty. Position with Group Ahead – To stay within 15 minutes of the group ahead, players should never have an open hole and they should be in the fairway on par 4’s and 5’s when the group ahead leaves the green. GPS and Range Finders In this competition, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance ONLY. However, if, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect her play (e.g. gradient, windspeed, temperature, etc.), the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional functions are actually used. Carts All players must ride during practice rounds and Championship rounds. On-Site Registration There will be a registration table set-up next to the golf shop to pick up your tee gift and player information on Saturday, June 8th from 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM. This is NOT a mandatory registration. Charges Vero Beach Country Club accepts Cash, Visa/MasterCard and American Express for payment. Spike Policy It is a condition of the Florida State Golf Association that shoes with traditionally designed spikes, regardless of composition (e.g. ceramic, plastic, etc.) or design, made of either or partially made of metal ( when metal comes in contact with the surface of the putting green) are prohibited. Penalty for breach of this condition: Disqualification.


Approximate Yardages NOTE: These are just “approximate� yardages for the Championship to give estimates for practice round purposes, and are subject to change. More approximate yardages will be posted online and in the proshop a day or two prior to the event.


STROKE PLAY PACE OF PLAY POLICY The FSGA Championship Pace of Play Policy utilizes a two checkpoint system. • • •

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Players will not receive warnings. Each group is responsible for monitoring their own pace. To avoid penalty, groups must complete each checkpoint hole: 1. Under the allotted time, or 2. Within 15 minutes of the group ahead. Checkpoints will be on holes #9 and #18, unless otherwise indicated. All players in a group in breach of the pace of play policy at any checkpoint are subject to penalty.

PENALTIES First Breach of Round = 1 stroke penalty to each player in the group. Second Breach of Round = additional 2 stroke penalty to each player in the group. NOTIFICATION Any group that completes a checkpoint hole in breach of the pace of play policy will be notified by an Official either verbally or signaled by a Red Card. Officials at checkpoints should never be confronted. It is the player’s responsibility to recognize when a breach has occurred at each checkpoint and penalties must be recorded on their scorecards. Penalties are to be added to the checkpoint hole where the breach occurred (usually holes #9 or #18). POSITION First Group(s) off Either Tee – The first group(s) will be in breach of the pace of play policy if they take more than the allotted time to finish a checkpoint hole until they reach (within 15 minutes) any group ahead. After they reach a group ahead, both conditions must be met to be in breach of the pace of play policy. Position with Group Ahead – To stay within 15 minutes of the group ahead, players should never have an open hole and they should be in the fairway on par 4’s and 5’s when the group ahead leaves the green. CONCERNED PLAYERS AND APPEALS A player concerned about slow players in a group should first remind that player of the pace of play policy and encourage them to play more efficiently. The concerned player may, before or after penalties are assessed, request an Official to monitor the group. Appeals for exceptional situations will be considered only in the scoring area after the completion of the round and prior to the return of a player’s scorecard. DEFINITIONS Timing – A group’s completion time at each checkpoint is measured when the flagstick is replaced in the hole once all players in the group have holed out.


Allotted Time – The “allotted time” is the maximum time allowed to complete play of the course or the holes between checkpoints. The allotted time is predetermined by the Tournament Committee and may be adjusted between rounds. Time for ball searches, rulings, and walking or travel time between holes is included in the allotted time. The allotted time for each course will be posted in a prominent location at the tournament site. Rule 6-7. Undue Delay; Slow Play states: “The player must play without undue delay and in accordance with any pace of play guidelines that the Committee may establish. Between completion of a hole and playing from the next teeing ground, the player must not unduly delay play.”


Vero Beach Country Club, Vero Beach, FL Round 1 - Saturday, June 8, 2013 Tee 1

Time 10:30 am

Name, City Brittany Shin, Cape Coral Jordyn Hage, Winter Park Sarah Phillips-Durst, Tallahassee Jamie Freedman, Miami Emma Smyser, Naples Joann Ferrieri, Lake Worth Therese Quinn, Jacksonville Dree Fausnaugh, Maitland Tama Caldabaugh, Ponte Vedra Beach Mary Jane Hiestand, Naples Ericka Schneider, Bradenton Christina Steffen, Fernandina Beach Terri Wirth, Hobe Sound Paige Moffat, Avon Park Mackenzie Puryear, Tampa Patsy Ehret, Stuart Kristine Odaiyar, Ocala Katie Mitchell, Fernandina Beach Emmy Martin, Odessa Claire Hodges, Sorrento Susie Fonde, Jacksonville Caroline Parrish, Tallahassee Jennifer Neville, Bradenton Laura Hendee, Tampa Samantha Marks, Maitland Shyanne Lovan, Wellington Caitlin Huiting, Pompano Beach Maria Marino, Coral Springs Diane Lang, Weston Emma Bradley, Naples

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10:39 am

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10:48 am

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10:57 am

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11:06 am

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11:15 am

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11:24 am

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11:33 am

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11:42 am

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11:51 am

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12:00 pm

Alyssa Lamoureux, Seminole Mary Fran Hillow, Orlando Summer Moser, Lutz

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12:09 pm

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12:18 pm

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12:27 pm

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12:36 pm

Lauren Lamm, Punta Gorda Yuanru Yin, Shenzheng Rachel Choi, Moscow Ashley Burke, Boynton Beach Lin McMillan, Ormond Beach Marie Arnoux, Miami Beach Kolby McWilliams, Tallahassee Reggie Parker, Hobe Sound Tara Connelly, Palm Beach Gardens Carolina Garrett, Miami Karen Hale, Boynton Beach Nicolette Donovan, Ponte Vedra Beach

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12:45 pm

Emma Albrecht, Ormond Beach Rebekah Pruett, Niceville Brandi Rodriguez, Orlando


Vero Beach Country Club, Vero Beach, FL Round 1 - Saturday, June 8, 2013 Tee 1

Time 12:54 pm

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1:03 pm

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1:12 pm

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1:21 pm

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1:30 pm

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1:39 pm

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1:48 pm

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1:57 pm

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2:06 pm

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2:15 pm

Name, City Yvonne Zheng, Bradenton Claire Becker, Lutz Mallory Viera, Howey-in-the-Hills Julie Steinbauer, Doral Alice Hwang, Orlando Lauren Carver, Weston Marissa Kay, Delray Beach Mindy Smith, Dunedin Erin Selfridge, Orange Park Ansley Bowman, St. Augustine Alexa Hammer, Boynton Beach Dylan Kim, Winter Garden Lucy Robson, Stuart Stefanie Mitchell, Sarasota Shane Crutchfield, St. Petersburg Anna Hancock, Lakeland Kelsey Jensen, Plant City Gigi Higgins, Cape Coral Ryan Ashburn, Largo Janice Wilson, Flagler Beach Alexa Popowitz, Boca Raton Tess Huber, Port St. Lucie Ashley Holder, Orlando Morgan Baxendale, Windermere Kimberly Cancel, Fort Lauderdale Jessica Madsen, Daytona Beach Courtney Cobb, Jacksonville Kit Creighton, Lakeland Sammi Lee, Winter Park Erica Stoner, Ocala


Vero Beach Country Club, Vero Beach, FL Round 1 - Saturday, June 8, 2013 Tee 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Time 12:45 pm 12:18 pm 1:48 pm 1:57 pm 12:54 pm 1:21 pm 11:51 am 12:18 pm 10:48 am 2:06 pm 1:03 pm 12:09 pm 2:06 pm 12:27 pm 2:15 pm 1:30 pm 12:36 pm 11:15 am 10:48 am 10:39 am 11:24 am 10:39 am 12:36 pm 10:30 am 12:36 pm 1:21 pm 1:39 pm 11:33 am 10:57 am 1:39 pm 12:00 pm 11:24 am 1:57 pm 1:57 pm 11:42 am 1:03 pm 1:39 pm 1:12 pm 1:21 pm 12:09 pm 12:00 pm 11:51 am 2:15 pm 11:42 am 2:06 pm 11:51 am 11:42 am 11:24 am 12:18 pm 12:27 pm 11:15 am 1:30 pm

Name, City Albrecht, Emma, Ormond Beach Arnoux, Marie, Miami Beach Ashburn, Ryan, Largo Baxendale, Morgan, Windermere Becker, Claire, Lutz Bowman, Ansley, St. Augustine Bradley, Emma, Naples Burke, Ashley, Boynton Beach Caldabaugh, Tama, Ponte Vedra Beach Cancel, Kimberly, Fort Lauderdale Carver, Lauren, Weston Choi, Rachel, Moscow Cobb, Courtney, Jacksonville Connelly, Tara, Palm Beach Gardens Creighton, Kit, Lakeland Crutchfield, Shane, St. Petersburg Donovan, Nicolette, Ponte Vedra Beach Ehret, Patsy, Stuart Fausnaugh, Dree, Maitland Ferrieri, Joann, Lake Worth Fonde, Susie, Jacksonville Freedman, Jamie, Miami Garrett, Carolina, Miami Hage, Jordyn, Winter Park Hale, Karen, Boynton Beach Hammer, Alexa, Boynton Beach Hancock, Anna, Lakeland Hendee, Laura, Tampa Hiestand, Mary Jane, Naples Higgins, Gigi, Cape Coral Hillow, Mary Fran, Orlando Hodges, Claire, Sorrento Holder, Ashley, Orlando Huber, Tess, Port St. Lucie Huiting, Caitlin, Pompano Beach Hwang, Alice, Orlando Jensen, Kelsey, Plant City Kay, Marissa, Delray Beach Kim, Dylan, Winter Garden Lamm, Lauren, Punta Gorda Lamoureux, Alyssa, Seminole Lang, Diane, Weston Lee, Sammi, Winter Park Lovan, Shyanne, Wellington Madsen, Jessica, Daytona Beach Marino, Maria, Coral Springs Marks, Samantha, Maitland Martin, Emmy, Odessa McMillan, Lin, Ormond Beach McWilliams, Kolby, Tallahassee Mitchell, Katie, Fernandina Beach Mitchell, Stefanie, Sarasota


Vero Beach Country Club, Vero Beach, FL Round 1 - Saturday, June 8, 2013 Tee 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Time 11:06 am 12:00 pm 11:33 am 11:15 am 12:27 pm 11:33 am 10:30 am 1:48 pm 12:45 pm 11:06 am 10:48 am 1:30 pm 12:45 pm 10:57 am 1:12 pm 10:30 am 1:12 pm 10:39 am 10:57 am 1:03 pm 2:15 pm 12:54 pm 1:48 pm 11:06 am 12:09 pm 12:54 pm

Name, City Moffat, Paige, Avon Park Moser, Summer, Lutz Neville, Jennifer, Bradenton Odaiyar, Kristine, Ocala Parker, Reggie, Hobe Sound Parrish, Caroline, Tallahassee Phillips-Durst, Sarah, Tallahassee Popowitz, Alexa, Boca Raton Pruett, Rebekah, Niceville Puryear, Mackenzie, Tampa Quinn, Therese, Jacksonville Robson, Lucy, Stuart Rodriguez, Brandi, Orlando Schneider, Ericka, Bradenton Selfridge, Erin, Orange Park Shin, Brittany, Cape Coral Smith, Mindy, Dunedin Smyser, Emma, Naples Steffen, Christina, Fernandina Beach Steinbauer, Julie, Doral Stoner, Erica, Ocala Viera, Mallory, Howey-in-the-Hills Wilson, Janice, Flagler Beach Wirth, Terri, Hobe Sound Yin, Yuanru, Shenzheng Zheng, Yvonne, Bradenton


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