Team Epperson & Reed Victorious at Dataw Island Club Forty Plus Four-Ball Event
A windy day and a pristine golf course greeted players in the first SCGA Forty Plus Series Four-Ball Event in 2024 at the Dataw Island Club on Monday. In the Tournament Division, Chris Epperson & Pratt Reed of Bluffton claimed top honors with a gross better ball score of seven under par 65. David Gibson (Lexington) and Lee Gronkiewicz (Columbia) shot a gross score of six under par 66, but would finish in second place.
In the Senior Gross Division, Griff Rudolph and Boyd Downey of Hilton Head Island finished atop the leaderboard with a gross score of five under par 67.
In the Super Senior Gross Division, Charlie Hall and Daniel Seigenberg of Hilton Head Island secured the title, finishing one under par 71. This was determined after a scorecard playoff alongside the team of Jim Rubino and Dennis Slezak of Mount Pleasant who also shot a gross score of -1.
The Forty Plus is a series of events conducted for golfers across South Carolina, over the age of 40. The field consisted of 44 two-man teams playing Dataw Island Club’s Cotton Dike Course in Dataw Island, SC. This event was the first 40 Plus event the SCGA will conduct in 2023. The next 40 Plus event will be held on February 6th at the Riverton Pointe Golf & Country Club in Hardeeville, SC.
About the South Carolina Golf Association (SCGA)
A non-profit organization founded in 1929, the SCGA’s purpose is to promote, preserve and serve the game of golf. The SCGA annually conducts Statewide championships, one-day contests, a series of 40-plus events and the overseeing of USGA qualifiers in our State. Other member services offered include use of GHIN services / Handicap Index computation, Golf Genius - a Tournament Software System, Rules of Golf and Rules of Handicapping education, Course Ratings/Slope Ratings and Course measuring, Amateur Status information, the Palmetto Golfer Magazine, the MySCGA App, the official podcast of the SCGA - Off the Hosel and the SC Golf Hall of Fame. The SCGA also houses the offices of the SC Junior Golf Foundation and SC Junior Golf Association in a combined effort to support junior golf and grow the game’s initiatives.
For more information about the South Carolina Golf Association, visit www.scgolf.org