Kevin Lacey Wins Major on Great Lakes Tour in Mansfield, OH

27 August 2000 ? Mansfield, OH ?nbsp;Kevin Lacey and Gene Reams fired opening rounds of 25, 11-under par, to be tied for the lead after the first 18-holes of this Great Lakes Tour major event in Mansfield, Ohio. Leading the field by three strokes, Dave Nutini, Mike McCormack, and Jim Engel all tied for third at 28 after 18-holes of play. Lacey's second round of 28 put him in the lead by one stroke over Reams who managed a second round of 29. Both Reams and Lacey matched 29's in the final round giving Lacey a one stroke victory over Reams and the $170 first place prize money. This win was Lacey's fourth of 2000 on the Great Lakes Tour and sixth win of 2000, including two wins on the Indiana State Tour.

Rounding out the top five were Dave Nutini alone in third at 86, Scott Buddie in fourth at 88, and Robb Titchell and Bill Baus in a tie for fifth at 89. Robb Titchell earned a medal-play spot in the Great Lakes Tour Championship with his fifth place finish.

In the match-play competition, Jay Hadsell defeated Rich Gillooly in the finals to earn $60. Todd Viau who lost in the semi-finals earned the match-play spot for the Great Lakes Tour Championship.

The Great Lakes Tour plays again on the weekend of September 16th and 17th in Charleston, WV for the 2000 Great Lakes Tour Championship.

Scores provided by Paul Johns.

Professional Division of Mansfield, OH Event (27 August 2000)

Round Prize
Player 1 2 3 Total Money
1 Kevin Lacey 25 28 29 82 $ 170.00
2 Gene Reams 25 29 29 83 $ 140.00
3 Dave Nutini 28 27 31 86 $ 110.00
4 Scott Buddie 29 28 31 88 $ 90.00
5 Robb Titchell* 30 29 30 89 $ 67.50
Bill Baus 31 30 28 89 $ 67.50
7 Jim Engel 28 28 34 90 $ 60.00
8 Mike McCormack 28 34 29 91 $ 57.50
Todd Viau** 30 30 31 91 $ 57.50
10 Paul Johns 32 32 28 92 $ 18.33
Jay Hadsell 33 28 31 92 $ 18.33
Jim Heikkinen 29 30 33 92 $ 18.33
13 Rich Gillooly 33 31 30 94
Harry Sykes 33 34 27 94
15 Bill Thompson 34 31 30 95
16 Jim Palisano 35 32 30 97
Ken Hastings 31 32 34 97
Mark Hasty 36 31 30 97
Mike O'Rourke 38 28 31 97
20 Rick Alessi 34 35 30 99
21 Barb Mingo 30 36 34 100
Dom Perry 29 36 35 100

* Earned medal-play spot for Great Lakes Tour finals.
** Earned match-play spot for Great Lakes Tour finals.

Amateur Division of Mansfield, OH Event (27 August 2000)

Round Expense
Player 1 2 3 Total Reimbursement
1 Jeff Brown 30 27 30 90 $ 30.00
2 John Darst 35 27 26 93 $ 25.00
3 Don Ferrell 28 30 30 94 $ 25.00
4 Scott Copeland 30 32 29 95 $ 25.00
5 Karl Moe 32 29 30 96
6 George Matthews 32 32 28 98
7 Andy McCoy 29 34 31 99
Robin Ventura 30 33 31 99
9 Brandon Lee 32 30 34 101
10 Bill Wahls 29 33 34 106
11 Bill Combs 31 35 31 111
 

 

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