The 1970's
The Decade of the
World Putting Championship

1970
PPA Player of the Year - Rick Smith
PPA
Low Stroke Average - Rick Smith
1971
PPA Player of the Year - Dick Florin
PPA
Low Stroke Average - Randy DeLoach
1972
PPA Player of the Year - Rick Smith
1973
PPA Player of the Year - Mike Baldoza

$1,300 PPA World Qualifier Tournaments listed by PPA Winner - Site (Date)

  • Jimmy Harritos - Phoenix, AZ (2 March 1973)
  • Dale Fuhr - Fern Park, FL (10 March 1973)
  • Dale Fuhr - Orlando, FL (11 March 1973)
  • Sidney Barnes - Austin, TX (24 March 1973)
  • Jeff Kanost - Mobile, AL (25 March 1973)
  • Randy Maddox - Chamblee, GA (31 March 1973)
  • Gene Von Waldner - Decatur, GA (1 April 1973)
  • Randy Maddox - Montgomery, AL (8 April 1973)
  • Vance Randall - Waco, TX (14 April 1973)
  • Mike Baldoza - Fort Worth, TX #3 (15 April 1973)
  • Roy Zerner - Durham, NC (21 April 1973)
  • Charles E. Davis - Burlington, NC (22 April 1973)
  • Tom O'Brien - Charlottesville, VA (28 April 1973)
  • Paul Moore - Houston, TX #2 (28 April 1973)
  • Mike Baldoza - Fort Worth, TX #1 (29 April 1973)
  • John Kessler - Baltimore, MD (29 April 1973)
  • Tommy Hoag - Fort Wayne, IN (5 May 1973)
  • Lawrence Peters, Sr. - Columbia, SC #2 (5 May 1973)
  • Douglas Young - Toledo, OH #2 (6 May 1973)
  • Earl Fritts - Charleston, SC #2 (6 May 1973)
  • Edward White - Oklahoma City, OK #1 (12 May 1973)
  • Danny Crispin - Baltimore, MD #2 (12 May 1973)
  • Jimmy Harritos - Rockville, MD (13 May 1973)
  • Charles Giebler - Oklahoma City, OK #2 (13 May 1973)
  • Gerald Knott - Port Arthur, TX (19 May 1973)
  • John Ridd - Danville, VA (19 May 1973)
  • Brice Bergesen - Lake Charles, LA (20 May 1973)
  • Wilbur Hildebrand - Greensboro, NC (20 May 1973)
  • Roy Zerner - High Point, NC (26 May 1973)
  • Michael O'Sullivan - Colorado Springs, CO #2 (26 May 1973)
  • Tony Cross - Muncie, IN (26 May 1973)
  • John Ressman - Aurora, CO (27 May 1973)
  • Carl Strickland - Winston-Salem, NC (27 May 1973)
  • Jim Borchelt - Anderson, IN (27 May 1973)
  • David Gies - Philadelphia, PA (2 June 1973)
  • Pete Tanzini - New Orleans, LA #2 (2 June 1973)
  • Samuel Campbell, Jr. - Newark, DE (3 June 1973)
  • Jimmy Stroud - New Orleans, LA #1 (3 June 1973)
  • Gary English - Florence, SC (9 June 1973)
  • Charlie McIntosh - Dallas, TX #2 (9 June 1973)
  • Dick Rasmus - Southport, IN (9 June 1973)
  • Gerald Knott - Arlington, TX (10 June 1973)
  • Danny Smith - Fayetteville, NC (10 June 1973)
  • Gary Love - Indianapolis, IN #2 (10 June 1973)
  • Don Lewis - Albuquerque, NM #1 (16 June 1973)
  • Roger Hart - Hamilton, OH (16 June 1973)
  • Mike Pfeiffer - Dayton, OH (17 June 1973)
  • John Ressman - Albuquerque, NM #2 (17 June 1973)
  • Willie Edwards - Petersburg, VA (23 June 1973)
  • Dennis Sweeney - Kansas City, KS (24 June 1973)
  • Eugene Carter - Richmond, VA (24 June 1973)
  • John Helms - Charlotte, NC #3 (30 June 1973)
  • Paul Zaborowski - Buffalo, N.Y. #1 (30 June 1973)
  • Rick Smith - Lubbock, TX (30 June 1973)
  • John Roessner - Buffalo, N.Y. #2 (1 July 1973)
  • Kelly Wright - Charlotte, NC #2 (1 July 1973)
  • Pat Howard - Abilene, TX (1 July 1973)
  • Vance Randall - Duncan, OK (7 July 1973)
  • Jim Pizmoht - Euclid, OH (7 July 1973)
  • Walt Kado - Maple Heights, OH (8 July 1973)
  • Mark Grothier - Lawton, OK (8 July 1973)
  • Mike Baldoza - San Antonio, TX (14 July 1973)
  • Bob Macomber - Newport News, VA (14 July 1973)
  • Mark Greaux - Austin, TX (15 July 1973)
  • Ronnie Pierce - Virginia Beach, VA (15 July 1973)
  • Harold Mikell - Columbia, SC #3 (23 July 1973)
  • Eddie Turner - Euclid, OH (29 July 1973)
  • Tony Cross - Phoenix, AZ (5 August 1973)
  • Daryl Freeman - Tulsa, OK (13 August 1973)
1974
PPA Player of the Year - Robert Smith
1975
PPA Player of the Year - Dan Anders

1976
PPA Player of the Year - Cliff Moose

1977
PPA Player of the Year - Randy Stone
1978
PPA Player of the Year - Ray Browning
1979
PPA Player of the Year - Joel Baker

 

 

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