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Gene Fieger, PGA - 2018 Florida Senior Open Champion

August 12th, 2018

Gene Fieger, PGA Director of Golf at the Club Pelican Bay, captured his second Florida Senior Open victory with a final round of 71 (-1) on Sunday! After finishing in second place last year, Fieger hoists the Florida Senior Open trophy, winning by seven strokes. The final round was played on El Campeon, where Fieger finished strong carding three birdies on the last four holes to finish with a 205 (-11) total. Round one leader, Mark Mielke, PGA Life Member, fell to second place with a final round 74. Mielke’s final round consisted of three bogies on the front nine and one birdie on the 14th hole for a 212 (-4) tournament total.

Rounding out the top three was Miles McConnell who played consistent golf with rounds of 72-72-69 for a three under-par 213 total. Three players tied for fourth place at 214 (-2) including Dan Heaslip, PGA, Don Bell, and Jerry Tucker, PGA. Defending Champion, Eduardo Herrera, finished tied for eighth place at even par 216.

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