27 May 2000 - Charleston, WV - A very raining day was in the forecast for the afternoon of putting and during the early part of the 3rd round the flood gates opened. The forecast was for rain all day on Saturday, but the rain held off until the 3rd round and that made Kevin Lacey the winner. Kevin was making his first start in 2000 and he made it a good one. Winning the rain shortened Great Lakes Open on Saturday. Kevin fired rounds of 27 and 30 to defeat former National Champion Jeff Estep by 2 strokes. The rain forced the match play to be cancelled and the spot to be given away at the Great Lakes Finals in September.
Kevin Lacey Wins Rain Shortened Event in Charleston, WV
In the amateur division, local Terry Sanner won the rain shorten tournament firing rounds of 34 and 27 for a score of 61. Mike Conklin finished 2 strokes back at 63. The match play for the APAs was also cancelled due the inclement weather.
The Great Lakes Tour will play its next full weekend on June 10 and 11 in Newark, OH.
Scores and tournament recap provided by Paul Johns.
Professional Division of Charleston, WV Event (27 May 2000)
* Earned Great Lakes Tour medal-play spot.
Amateur Division of Charleston, WV Event (27 May 2000)