Andy Coradini Wins in Lynchburg by Two-Strokes over Brown and Anderson

27 July 2002 - Lynchburg, VA - A typical summer day greeted the field of 23 professionals and 17 amateurs in Lynchburg, Virginia. The three new holes proved to be much easier than the old holes and the first two rounds produced very low scores.

Rick Rybaczek opened with rounds of 24 and 23 to lead at 47, 25-under par. Rybaczek held a one-stroke lead over Billy Caudle at 48 and a two-stroke lead over Thomas Rawles at 49. Shortly after the last professional group began their final round, the skies opened up and heavy rain nearly made the course unplayable. However, the storm was brief and after a one hour delay the tournament play began again.

Andy Coradini who shot 77 and Darrell Anderson who shot 79 and were both playing in the lead group, used the advantage of playing 12 holes before the delay and finished in first and tied for second. Mike Brown's final round of 28 left him in a tie for second at 79 with Anderson. The average score for the third round was four strokes higher than the second round.

In the amateur division, local amateur Wade Driskill posted a five-stroke victory over the field of 17 amateurs with rounds of 28, 27 and 27 for a 54-hole total of 82, 26-under par. David Sharp of Richmond, Virginia was alone in second at 87 with five players tied for third at 93.

Scores and recap provided by Darrell Anderson.

Professional Division of Lynchburg, VA Event (27 July 2002)

    Round   Prize
  Player 1 2 3 Total Money
1 Andy Coradini 27 24 26 77 $ 200.00
2 Darrell Anderson 27 26 26 79 $ 112.50
  Mike Brown 26 25 28 79 $ 112.50
4 Vince Batten 24 27 29 80 $ 80.00
  Billy Caudle 24 24 32 80 $ 80.00
6 Kevin Garrett 27 26 28 81 $ 65.00
7 Rick Rybaczek 24 23 35 82 $ 60.00
8 Gilbert Sharpe 27 27 29 83 $ 52.50
  Matt Summey 28 28 27 83 $ 52.50
10 Gary Hester 29 25 30 84 $ 45.00
  Thomas Rawles 25 24 35 84 $ 45.00
12 Ken Schooler 29 26 30 85  
13 Steven Jones 29 29 28 86  
14 Brad Lebo 28 28 31 87  
  Gary Moore 29 26 32 87  
  Rick Baird 24 29 34 87  
17 James White 27 26 35 88  
18 Jeff Spainhour 30 30 29 89  
19 Opie Roberts 28 29 33 90  
20 Chris Bunting 30 31 32 93  
21 C. L. Jones 28 32 34 94  
22 Glenwood Arrington 31 29 35 95  
23 Tommy Barbour 30 30 38 98  

Professional Team Division of Lynchburg, VA Event (27 July 2002)

    Round   Prize
  Player 1 2 3 Total Money
1 D. Anderson/V. Batten 51 53 55 159 $ 20.00
2 B. Lebo/M. Brown 54 53 59 166 $ 10.00
3 G. Sharpe/J. Spainhour 57 57 58 172  

Amateur Division of Lynchburg, VA Event (27 July 2002)

    Round   Expense
  Player 1 2 3 Total Reimbursement
1 Wade Driskill 28 27 27 82 $ 20.00
2 David Sharp 28 27 32 87 $ 20.00
3 Chuck Nance 30 29 34 93 $ 12.00
  Adam Smith 31 28 34 93 $ 12.00
  Amy Smith 30 30 33 93 $ 12.00
  Chris Kern 32 32 29 93 $ 12.00
  Bill Garrett 29 31 33 93 $ 12.00
8 Chuck Cyr 30 29 35 94  
  Joey Leake 32 29 33 94  
10 Walter Kolb 33 29 33 95  
11 Jonathan Koo 31 31 34 96  
  Bear Landin 29 31 36 96  
13 Tyler Proffitt 29 35 34 98  
14 Rick Maitland 37 29 33 99  
15 Bob Chetister 34 35 34 103  
16 Duane Johnson 36 32 39 107  
17 Russell Johnson 39 34 36 109  

 

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