Andy Coradini Posts a 78 in Lynchburg, VA to Win By Five Strokes
Lynchburg, VA - Andy Coradini shook off the effects of a 34-34 finish in Saturday's event to post a five-stroke victory in Sunday's tournament. Coradini opened Sunday's play with a 23, 13-under par, to take a one-stroke lead on Rick Baird who posted an opening round of 24.
Coradini's second round of 27 opened up a five-stroke lead on the field with a two-round total of 50, 22-under par. Tied for second after two-rounds were Manfred Stewart and Rick Baird. Coradini's final round of 28 was more than good enough for the victory as he coasted to his five-stroke victory over Thomas Rawles whose final round of 27 was enough to put him into second place. Brad Lebo finished in third closing with a final round of 26 for a total of 84, 24-under par.
Rounding out the top ten in the PPA Division were Manfred Stewart, fourth place, Michael Hitt, fifth place, Fred Hallaman, C. L. Jones, Kevin Garrett, and Rick Baird, tied for sixth place, and Gary Hester, Greg Newport, and Dave Taylor, tied for tenth place.
In the APA Division, Wayne Cheatham and Malcolm Shumaker tied at 86, 22-under par, after the regulation 54-holes. Cheatham, who lost to Chuck Cyr in a playoff in Fredericksburg, VA in June, was able to even his playoff record for 1999 by defeating Malcolm Shumaker. Rounding out the top five in the APA Division were Tommy Barbour, third place, Matt Summey, fourth place, and Gil Logan, Steven Jones, Bob Chetister, and Philip Wagoner, tied for fifth place.
Professional Scores from the 1999 Lynchburg, VA Event (11 July 1999)
|Player||1||2||3||Total||Prize Money||VA Points||NC Points|
|C. L. Jones||32||27||28||87||$45.00||13.5||28.5|