Event Details

2018 Four-Ball Championship

Event Date

Apr 27, 2018

Location

Coosa Country Club

Ages

All

Entries Open

Jan 15, 2018

Entries Close

Apr 11, 2018

Entry Fee

$430

PAIRINGS/SCORING

The 47th playing of the Georgia Four-Ball Championship takes place at Coosa Country Club in Rome, Friday, April 27, through Sunday, April 29. The field of 80 teams will compete over 54 holes of four-ball stroke play with the field cut to the low 40 teams and ties after 36 holes. 

Eligibility

This competition was open to two-man teams of male amateur golfers.

Host Club: Coosa Country Club
Coosa Country Club is hosting it 21st GSGA-sanctioned competition this year and first Georgia Four-Ball Championship. The golf professional is Brian Albertson and the superintendent is Tim Cunningham. The club phone is 706-234-7131 and website is www.coosacountryclub.org.

Directions: I-75 North to Exit 290/Highway 20. Turn left at the end of Highway 20, then right on Highway 41. Follow Highway 41 to Highway 411. Turn right on Highway 411; travel 20 miles to Rome exit. Proceed to downtown Rome. Turn left on Broad Street. Turn right on Branham Avenue. The club is on the right.

Competitor Highlights

  • The defending champions, Jeff Belk of Marietta and Robert Sheats of Atlanta, return in hopes of claiming back-to-back titles at the Georgia Four-Ball Championship. They would become the first duo to repeat as champion since Georgia Golf Hall of Famers from Columbus Carter Mize and Wright Waddell did it in 2003-04.
  • Joining the defending champions, Jeff Belk of Marietta and Robert Sheats of Atlanta, are four other teams back from last year's top five.
    • Chris Waters of Marietta and Billy Mitchell of Roswell earned runner-up honors a year ago.
    • Keith Guest of Athens finished third last year with Kyle Stiles of Athens, but this year is playing with Timothy Schaetzel of Atlanta.
    • Bob Royak of Alpharetta paired with partner Josh Upton of Suwanee to finish fourth, but this year joins Scott Cunningham of Johns Creek.
    • Fifth-place went to Cres Dodd and Kyle Hosick, both of Cartersville. This year Dodd is teamed with Steve Davis of Rome.

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