Lewis Burton Claims Sixth Career South Carolina Win in Spartanburg

burton.jpg (7483 bytes)Spartanburg, SC - Reigning National Champion Lewis Burton won his 6th career South Carolina Tour event with a 3 stroke victory over Greg Newport. Burton opened with a tournament low 24 on his way to a 78 for his first SC victory of the year.

Burton earns a spot in the South Carolina state championship with his win. Burton and runner-up, Greg Newport, were tied at 20-under 52 after 2 rounds, but Burton's final round 26 sealed his win. Rounding out the top five were 1996 National Champion Mike Brown, 1999 Southern Open Champion, Greg Ward, and Brian Martin. Martin's 5th place finish marked his best tournament of the year, and he earned a spot in the SC match play championship with his performance.

Professional Scores from the 1999 Spartanburg, SC Event (26 June 1999)

Player

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

SC Points

Prize Money

1

Burton, Lewis

24

28

26

78

30

$ 125.00

2

Newport, Greg

25

27

29

81

29

$ 80.00

3

Brown, Mike

29

26

28

83

28

$ 70.00

4

Ward, Greg

31

27

26

84

27

$ 60.00

5

Martin, Brian

29

25

31

85

26

$ 55.00

6

Bason, Bart

30

30

26

86

24

$ 49.00

Flavin, Mike

31

28

27

86

24

$ 49.00

Jackson, Tony

27

28

31

86

24

$ 49.00

9

Coradini, Andy

31

28

28

87

21

$ 42.00

Fowler, Todd

30

32

25

87

21

$ 42.00

Hitt, Michael

28

29

30

87

21

$ 42.00

12

Barfield, Todd

27

29

32

88

18.5

$ 35.00

Wall, Allen

30

28

30

88

18.5

$ 35.00

14

Baird, Rick

31

29

29

89

16

$ 12.00

Britt, Darrell

31

27

31

89

16

$ 12.00

Smith, Randal

31

29

29

89

16

$ 12.00

17

Pack, Tony

36

29

25

90

13.5

Roberts, Opie

30

29

31

90

13.5

19

English, Gary

28

31

32

91

11

Johnson, Robert

28

30

33

91

11

Varnadore, Tony

33

31

27

91

11

22

Gill, Nick

36

29

27

92

8.5

Jackson, Bob

34

28

30

92

8.5

24

Anders, Dan

30

31

32

93

7

25

Warren, Frank

30

31

34

95

6

26

Smarzik, Rob

28

36

32

96

5

27

Hollifield, Edgar

29

35

33

97

5

28

Rybaczek, Rick

35

32

33

100

5

29

Bryant, Robby

36

34

31

101

5

  * Lewis Burton qualified for the SC State Championship as low-medal play score in this event.
** Brian Martin qualified for the SC Match-Play Championship.

 

 

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