30 July 2000 - Fayetteville, NC - Greg Ward, trailing by two strokes entering the second round, put together a final round of 23 to post a two-round total of 49 for a one-stroke victory. Rod Miller and Kevin Lacey each tied for second place at 50, 22-under par, although each arrived at that score in a different manner. Rod Miller posted a first round of 29 followed up by a 21 in the second round. Kevin Lacey put together two rounds of 25 for his two round total of 50.
Greg Ward Wins $2,000 Fayetteville Area Convention Visitors Bureau Open
Tied for fourth were Jeff Estep, Bill Kirby, and Jeffrey Smith at 51. Rounding out the top ten were Lee Messinger, Rich Gillooly, Tony Jackson, Todd Barfield, Ron Frederick, and John Napoli all tied for seventh at 52, 20-under par.
In the APA Division, Jeff Brown defeated Jonathan Reid in an 18-hole playoff after each firing 54, 18-under par. In a three way tie for third, Terry Porter, Wesley Pollard, and Todd Trent each shot 56, 16-under par.
The PPA is next in action on Monday, July 31st, at the $2,000 Pepsi-Cola Open at the Fayetteville, NC course. Once again the players will be playing 36-holes in preparation for the $100,000 PPA National Championship to be contested on the Fayetteville course on August 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
Scores provided by the Putt-Putt Home Office.