Aug 122012

Hedgecock / Hanley Win

Alex MacWilliam, Sr. Trophy

Inaugural Mayor’s Cup Matches

Bent Pine Golf Club

Saturday & Sunday, August 4 & 5, 2012


Randy Hedgecock, PGA Head Golf Professional at Vero Beach Country Club and amateur partner Mike Hanley won on the second hole of a sudden-victory play-off against Bela Nagy, PGA Director of Golf at Sandridge Golf Club and amateur partner Jack Beindorf. Both teams shot 14 under par 130 in regulation play.

Pictured (left to right): 2012 Mayor’s Cup Champions Amateur Mike Hanley and partner Randy Hedgecock, PGA professional at Vero Beach Country Club

Runner-Up honors went to amateur Jack Beindorf and PGA Director of Golf

Bela Nagy of Sandridge Golf Club.

The starting field brings together 12 area PGA golf professionals and 12 area amateur players……paired together in a Better Ball Format on Day 1 (Saturday, August 4th) and Team Scramble on Day 2 (Sunday, August 5th) playing for the Alex MacWilliam, Sr. Trophy in his memory and honor serving as Property Manager at the founding of Riomar Country Club in 1919, served as Mayor of Vero Beach and State Representative. Grandson Buzz MacWilliam was on hand during the Awards Presentation. The Honorable Pilar Turner, Mayor of the City of Vero Beach presented the Alex MacWilliam, Sr. Trophy and wall plaques to the winning and runner-up team.

Pictured (left to right) Front Row: Zac Courtenay, Frank Mentzer, Steve McLacken, Joe Kern, Bobby Bird, Bill Mallon, Pat Gorman, Ryan Cobb, Mark Cammarene, Steve Hudson, Jack Beindorf and Bela Nagy; Back Row: Anthony Donadio, Don Meadows, Payton Taylor (2012 Treasure Coast Junior Champion), James Monnerville, Mark Hanley, Randy Hedgecock, Jim McLacken, Drew Hartline, Chuck Gould, Mike Mallon, Phil Leddy, Brien Paquette, Steve Owen, Chris Campbell and Roger Van Dyke.

Tournament results:

Randy Hedgecock – Mike Hanley    68 – 62 = 130

Bela Nagy – Jack Beindorf        70 – 60 = 130

Frank Mentzer – Chuck Gould        68 – 64 = 132

Brien Paquette – Andrew Hartline    69 – 64 = 133

Zac Courtenay – Jim McGuigan    68 – 66 = 134

Pat Gorman – Bobby Bird        69 – 65 = 134

Don Meadows – Steve Owen        69 – 66 = 135

Phil Leddy – James Monnerville    71 – 64 = 135

Chris Campbell -Steve McLacken    69 – 66 = 135

Mark Cammarene – Ryan Cobb    73 – 64 = 137

Joe Kern – Mike Muller        71 – 66 = 137

Steve Hudson – Bill Mallon        70 – 69 = 139

Coming IRGF events:

    Saturday, August 11th – Atlantic Junior Golf Team Series – Fairwinds Golf Club

    Saturday, August 18th – IRGF Players Club – Team Practice & Play – Hawk’s Nest Golf Club

    Saturday, August 25th – IRGF Players Club – Players Advantage Skills Challenge – Pointe West

    Saturday & Sunday, September 8th & 9th

        Junior Grapefruit Golf Classic – Pointe West / Vero Beach Country Club

    Friday & Saturday – October 5th & 6th

        Futures Pro-Am at Hawk’s Nest Golf Club

Special Thanks

Special thanks…… to the leadership and staff at Bent Pine Golf Club for their generosity of sponsoring all fees and the Awards Luncheon. Pat Gorman, Head Golf Professional was once again the perfect host. It is our hope the Mayor’s Cup Matches will find a permanent home at Bent Pine Golf Club. The Indian River Golf Foundation is most appreciative of the courtesies extended to all players this past weekend.

Pat Gorman and Joe Kern served as co-chairs of the professional contingent with Bill Mallon and Bobby Bird as co-chairs of the amateurs.

Thanks also to volunteer Linda Van Dyke, who assisted at the Registration Table on Saturday.