Charlie Greenwalt Wins Central Major on Indiana State Tour

Charlie Greenwalt Wins Central Major by Six Strokes
Misses Tour Record by One Stroke

PPA Touring Pro Charlie Greenwalt
APA Zach Smith

19 August 2001 - Southport, IN - Indianapolis Professional Touring Putter Charlie Greenwalt won the IPPT "Central Major" firing a 6 round total 167 (49 Under Par). Ohio Touring Pro John Ventura was second 6 shots back at 173, while Touring Pro Tom Gross finished third with a score of 175.

Tom Gross took the first round lead shooting a 9 under par 27 on the wet carpets of course 3 at the Southport Putt-Putt. John Ventura was just one stroke behind with an 8 under par 28. Gross held his lead after 2 rounds with a score of 57, but Greenwalt moved to with in 2 strokes with an 8 under par 28. Gross and Greenwalt shared the 3rd round lead at 87 while the field was re paired for the final 3 rounds. That's when Greenwalt took charge. His 9 under 27 in the fourth round, an 11 under par 25 in the 5th round and an 8 under par 28 in the final round secured the victory. The win is Charlie's first medal play victory on the IPPT Tour this season.

Zach Smith Wins Again With Amateur "Central Major" Title
Shoots Career Best 48-Under Par 168

19 August 2001 - Southport, IN - 16-year-old Zach Smith fired a career best 48 under par 168 to win the IPPT Central Major by 6 shots. Smith, who calls Southport home, started slow but toured the Southport Putt-Putt course 3 in just 80 strokes in his last 3 rounds.

John Watkins of Indianapolis and Nate Nichols of Edinburgh tied for second place at 42 under par 174, Watkins winning the points spot in a sudden death play-off. Smith put together rounds of 30-32-26-25-28 and 27 to pick up his second medal play victory of his career and the weekend.

Professional Division of Southport Central Major
(Southport, IN - 19 August 2001)

RoundPrizeIndiana
Player123456TotalMoneyPoints
1

Charlie Greenwalt

312828272528167$130424.2
2

John Ventura

283230262829173$79353.6
3

Tom Gross

273030302929175$61325.0
4

Jeff Garrison

302931283128177$47297.2
5

Shawn Gilliland

303127302931178$33278.6
6

Jerry Pinotti

303229283032181$200
7

Rick Blair

313329302833184$0211.2
8

Darrin Clayton

293134343030188$0173.6
9

Mark Quigley

322734333531192$0139.2

Amateur Division of Southport Central Major
(Southport, IN - 19 August 2001)

RoundPrizeIndiana
Player123456TotalMoneyPoints
1

Zach Smith

303226252827168$5.00403.4
2

John Watkins *

292926333027174$5.00334.2
3

Nate Nichols

292826293131174$5.00324.2
4

Bill Hammons

292731303226175$5.00305.0
5

Scott McCutchen

3227283430
29
180252.0
6

Dave Hager

3128323228
32
183218.6
7

Danny Holcomb

3033293034
30
186187.0
8

Mike Moon

273235333228187170.2

* Won Sudden Death Play-Off

Novice/Open Division of Southport Central Major
(Southport, IN - 19 August 2001)

Round
Player123456Total
1

Rick Ossenfort

292830302928174
2

Michael McGreevy

322927282930175
3

Steve Abraham

283030283129176
4

Josh Garrison

303229353329188
5

Zach Campbell

373337313229199
6

Mandy Garrison

403943383536231
7

Jim Miser

323136000WD
 

 

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