March 31 - 02, 2017
2017 Four-Ball Tournament
Competitions Season Kicks Off at Georgia Four-Ball Tournament
This event was open to two-man teams of male amateur golfers who have a combined USGA Handicap Index of 4.0 and above and a maximum stroke differential of six strokes.
96 teams - 82 teams determined by lottery, three spots reserved for the host club and one spot reserved for each of the previous year's flight winners
The format is 54 holes of flighted, four-ball stroke play. Competitors play all three rounds at the same course.
Host Club: Jekyll Island Golf Club
The director of golf is Rob Ellis and the superintendent is Paul Meredith. The club phone is (912) 635-2368.
- Winners from the last three years of the Georgia Four-Ball Tournament are in this year's field, including the defending champions from McDonough, Rick Dubois and David Maddox. Philip Hughes of Kennesaw and Matt Oxford of Rocky Face was the winning duo in 2015. Tyler Hogan of Atlanta won the tournament in 2014.
- Other flight winners from a year ago who are competing this week include a pair from Loganvile in Edward Bannister and Michael Lott, who won flight two last year. Kevin Malone of Atlanta and Roy Lichlyter of Marietta combined to claim honors in flight four. Rush Berry of Lawrenceville and Mike Stephens of Buford doubled up to win flight five.
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