Greg Ward Wins by Three Strokes on Red Course in Martinez, GA

ward.jpg (9530 bytes)Martinez, GA - 1998 SC Player of the Year Greg Ward battled both rain and a strong field of 27 players to capture his first tournament victory of the year on the South Carolina Tour. Ward shot 76, 32-under par, to win by 3 strokes over Rick Baird and Darrell Britt. Last year, Ward also won the SC state event on this course with an identical score. His second round 23, 13-under par, was a tournament low with rounds of 24, 12-under par, recorded by Rick Baird and Darrell Britt who finished tied for second at 79, 29-under par.

With his win, Greg Ward qualifies for both the South Carolina State Championship and the South Carolina Match Play Championship. Robert Johnson and Dan Anders each shot 81, 27-under par, to round out the top five.

The amateur portion of the South Carolina State event was won by Stan Seethoff.

Professional Scores from the 1999 Martinez, GA Event (1 May 1999)

Name

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

Points

Money

1

Ward, Greg

27

23

26

76

30

$ 120.00

2

Baird, Rick

24

27

28

79

28.5

$ 73.00

Britt, Darrell

26

24

29

79

28.5

$ 73.00

4

Anders, Dan

26

28

27

81

26.5

$ 58.00

Johnson, Robert

30

25

26

81

26.5

$ 58.00

6

Hitt, Michael

27

26

30

83

24.5

$ 48.00

Klapper, Jay

28

29

26

83

24.5

$ 48.00

8

Coradini, Andy

28

28

28

84

22.5

$ 40.00

Fowler, Todd

32

26

26

84

22.5

$ 40.00

10

Martin, Brian

28

28

30

86

20

$ 37.00

Varnadore, Tony

26

27

33

86

20

$ 37.00

Warren, Frank

27

30

29

86

20

$ 37.00

13

English, Gary

26

30

32

88

17

$ 12.00

Newport, Greg

32

29

27

88

17

$ 12.00

Ross, Mark

34

28

26

88

17

$ 12.00

16

Bryant, Robby

31

33

25

89

14

Gill, Nick

32

31

26

89

14

Mott, Jimmy

31

26

32

89

14

19

Burton, Lewis

32

27

31

90

12

20

Rybaczek, Rick

33

31

27

91

11

21

Hollifield, Edgar

34

31

27

92

9.5

Jackson, Tony

29

31

32

92

9.5

23

Pack, Tony

28

33

32

93

8

24

Kirby, Bobby

29

34

31

94

7

25

Jackson, Bob

33

31

33

97

6

26

Chambers, Kevin

34

30

34

98

5

Flavin, Mike

31

34

33

98

5

* Greg Ward qualified for the SC State Championship and SC Match Play Championship as low-medal play score in this event.

  Amateur Scores from the 1999 Martinez, GA Event (1 May 1999)

No amateur scores for this event were provided. If anyone has the scores, please email them to me at your earliest convenience.

 

 

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