Larry White; Shelly White Win Inaugural Mixed Team Championship

Larry White; Shelly White Win Inaugural Mixed Team Championship

FINAL RESULTS

POOLER, Ga. ---  Larry and Shelly White of Atlanta fought through unseasonably cold temperatures and gusty winds to win the GSGA Mixed Team Championship at 7-under-par 137 (66-71). The inaugural playing of this competition was held at Savannah Quarters Country Club, March 25-26.

The husband/wife team finished the opening round with a one-stroke cushion after posting a 6-under-par 66 in four-ball stroke play. The final round, which was played in a modified alternate format, saw the duo from Druid Hills Golf Club come in at 1-under-par 71 to win by one stroke. 

Mike Funk of Pooler and Danielle Davis of St. Simons Island paired up to earn runner-up honors at 6-under-par 138 (70-68). Stan Gann, Jr., of Warner Robins teamed up with his mother, Sissi Gann of Kathleen, to finish third at 3-under-par 141 (67-74)

In the Net Division, the Dallas team of Donald Powell and Brenda Powell won at 26-under-par 118. Rick Edstrom of Peachtree Corners and Barbara Edstrom of Norcross tied for division runner-up honors with Hal Wright and Alison Wright, both of Bonaire, at 19-under-par 125.

Entries were open to two-person teams of one male and one female; both players GSGA members. The format is 36 holes of flighted gross and net stroke play. Round one is four-ball stroke play, while round two is modified alternate shot.

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