Kevin Lacey Wins
2002 Indiana Legends Tournament
13-14 July 2002 - Indianapolis, IN - Kevin Lacey shot 8 consistent rounds of 29 and under to win the first 8 round Tournament in IPPT history. Lacey's 217 was 2 strokes better than Brandon Yee's 219. John Ventura finished third with a 220 while Charlie Greenwalt was fourth with a 222. Pro Rookie Danny Holcomb finished 5th. First day leader Tom Gross (107) had a nightmare 5th round 35 that took him out of the hunt early and he ended up finishing 6th. Lacey shot rounds of 26-27-29 and 25 for a second day 107 and the 2 shot victory. Yee carded rounds of 26-30-26-26 for a second day 108. Ventura scored rounds of 29-31-27-24 for a 111. Greenwalt carded second day scores of 28-30-27-29 for a second day 114.
Bill Hammons Wins APA Division of
2002 Indiana Legends Tournament in a Playoff
2002 Indiana Putting Legend
13-14 July 2002 - Indianapolis, IN - One could argue Bill Hammons is an Indiana Putt-Putt Legend in the APA ranks after years of playing, teaching and winning at the game. Hammons shot the low 4 round total of the entire field to catch teen putting sensation Mike McGreevy and then went on to beat him in an 18 hole playoff. Hammons carded rounds on the second day of competition of 28-26-27-24 for a 105, McGreevy, who shot a 111 to lead after day one put together rounds of 26-29-29-26 for a 110. John Watkins finished third in the event with a two day total 229. Jeff Studer was fourth at 231. Another teen putting sensation, Zach Smith, tied for fifth with Anthony Amick at 232.
Charlie Greenwalt Named 2002 Indiana Putting Legend
13-14 July 2002 - Indianapolis, IN - Charlie Greenwalt was named the 2002 Indiana Putting Legend before the start of the 8 round Legends Tournament in Indianapolis. Greenwalt was presented a plaque by 2001 winner Jim Garrison. The plaque reads as follows:
"An individual who has spent his entire life supporting the PPA, APA, JPA and the Indiana Professional Putters Tour. For your success at the local, state and national level with numerous career putting wins and titles. We the members of the IPPT are proud to name you the 2002 Indiana PPA Legend"