Sarasota’s Concession Golf Club Hosts International Team Competition for Top Players
(Sarasota, FL) — George Zahringer of New York City, has been named as one of the 18 competitors on the United States team for the inaugural Concession Cup, a prestigious new tournament for leading Mid-Amateur and senior amateur golfers. The three-day contest will be played May 1–3 at Sarasota’s Concession Golf Club.
Jack Nicklaus will serve as the honorary captain for the U.S. team and Tony Jacklin is the honorary captain for Great Britain & Ireland. Teams are comprised of 18 players separated into three categories: eight Mid-Am members (age 25 to 54), eight Senior members (age 55 to 65) and two Super Senior members (age 65 and older). For tournament information, visit www.concessioncup.com.
Zahringer will be competing in the Senior category of the competition. The decorated golfer, who 10 times was named the Metropolitan Golf Association’s Player of the Year, last year recorded his first-ever international victory when he won the British Senior Amateur. Among his many tournament titles, Zahringer won the 2002 U.S. Mid-Amateur, in 2003 he became the oldest player to make a Masters debut, and that same year he played on the Walker Cup team.