Kevin Lacey Wins First Event for 1999 on NC and VA Tours
Durham, NC - Kevin Lacey used three steady rounds to pass second round leader Mike Brown in the third round when Mike Brown shot a 29, 7-under par. Kevin's final round 24, 12-under par, was enough to pass Mike and give him a four-stroke victory over the 38 player field.
A number of faces not normally seen on the North Carolina and Virginia tour were present at this inaugural event for the 1999 season for both the North Carolina and Virginia tours. Kevin Lacey, Danny McCaslin, David McCaslin, and Tom Butler, to name a few were making their first appearance on these tours in several years.
In the amateur division, Donnie Carpenter won with a score of 84, 24-under par, and a three-stroke victory over Jonathan Reid
The total professional purse for this event was $1,060 with the profits from the event being split between the North Carolina and Virginia tours. The next events on the Virginia tour will occur in Richmond, Virginia on April 10 and 11. The next North Carolina events will occur on April 17 in Lumberton, NC and on April 18 in White Lake, NC. The South Carolina tour will be playing their first events on March 27 and 28 in Rock Hill, SC.