Big Break Florida is the name of the 21st season of the Golf Channel's The Big Break series.
Premiere date: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
Cast makeup: 12 golfers, all women
Location: Taped at Omni Amelia Island Plantation, near Jacksonville, Fla.
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And the Winner Is ...
Jackie Stoelting won the championship of Big Break Florida, defeating Fiamma Felitch, 4 and 3, in the 18-hole final. The victory gained Stoelting entry into the 2014 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic in Waterloo, Canada, in June. Other prizes are mentioned below.
Big Break Florida Cast Members
The cast is comprised of 12 women. Those contestants, with their ages and hometowns, are:
- Lindsay Aho, 26, Scottsdale, Ariz.
- Courtney Coleman, 28, Rochester, Wash.
- Kylee Duede, 22, Glendale, Ariz.
- Fiamma Felitch, 24, Oklahoma City, Okla.
- Tonya McCall, 28, Las Vegas, Nev.
- Mary Narzisi, 24, Omaha, Neb.
- Kristi O’Brien, 23, Fishers, Ind.
- Dallas Odom, 19, Anderson, S.C.
- Sadena Parks, 23, Scottsdale, Ariz.
- Renee Skidmore, 27, Jupiter, Fla.
- Jackie Stoelting, 27, Vero Beach, Fla.
- Lauren Sullivan, 25, Fort Worth, Texas
What's At Stake?
The winner of Big Break Florida receives an exemption into the LPGA Tour's Manulife Financial LPGA Classic tournament, scheduled for June 5-8, 2014. Also, the winner receives exempt status on the Symetra Tour for that tour's 2015 season, with all entry fees waived. The prize package to the winner will total more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.
- The series was taped in October 2013. The Omni Amelia Island Plantation has three golf courses - Oak Marsh, Ocean Links and Long Point Golf Courses - and all three were used.
- The series hosts are familiar Golf Channel face (and voice) Tom Abbott, plus Golf Channel newcomer Melanie Collins.
The Big Break returns to its familiar format of challenges and one elimination per week after the team format of the previous season, Big Break NFL. The glass-break challenge and flop-wall challenge are among the familiar challenges featured in Big Break Florida.