Two captains, 16 teams, 64 players and a taste for victory competed in a head-to-head Ryder Cup matchup at Viera East Golf Club as part of the Viera East Men's Golf Association..
After the first round, consisting of two-man teams in a scramble format, the Red Team was slightly ahead and ready for the final round playing a best ball format. After the final team completed their round and the results were tabulated, the Red Team was announced as the Ryder Cup winner.
Top players from the Red Team: Tony Abraham, David Horst, Gary Shiffrin, Gary Baxter, Glen Tarsha, David Parker, Fred Baltazar, Stephen Glozza, Steve Downes, Jim Kopliner, Steve Wing, Bruce Schwanda, Jeff Jaskiewicz, Terry Groh, Kenneth Conrad, Gene Quirk, Jim Robinson.
Chris Game was the Red Team captain.
On Feb. 4, VEMA did not play due to frost on the course and significant delays before starting. However, VEMA played Feb. 11 with Stableford scoring. The top four in each flight were:
A Flight: Jim Robinson, Bruce Ames, Bill Scholtens and Gene Quirk
B Flight: Steve Downes, Tim Brown, David Jensen and Bruce Schwanda
C Flight: Martin Gillette, David Parker, Roger Baker and Gary Shiffrin
D Flight: Bob Gustavson, Mike Hachee, Tony Abraham and Greg Humble
Closet to the pin Sky Blue Tees: 4, Bob Gustavson; 7, Robert Damon; 13, Bruce Schwanda; 16, Warren Powell
Green Tee: 4, David Parker; 7, Jim Robinson; 13, Marc Brown; 16, Roger Baker