Kevin Lacey Wins PPA Indiana State Tour Season Opener in Louisville, KY
Kevin Lacey, winner of the Louisville Open on the PPA Indiana State Tour.
15 May 2004 - Louisville, KY - Kevin Lacey of Cincinnati, Ohio has been known to do some incredible things in his Professional Putting Career. One of those came in the "Lid Lifter" of the 2004 IPPT Season at Louisville, Kentucky. In weather fit for ducks, Lacey overcame the light steady rain and soaked carpets to post a 3 shot victory over Shawn Gilliland of Indianapolis. Lacey fired rounds of 24, 30 and 24 to capture the victory. Gilliland finished at 81. John Ventura of Cincinnati was a solid third at 82 while Jim Payne of Louisville finished 4th with an 83. Five players tied for 5th at 84.
In the Match Play Tournament, John Bambling of the GLT took top honors winning 5 matches.
Bill Hammons Wins APA Louisville Open
15 May 2004 - Louisville, KY - Fresh off a record setting performance at the Columbus, Indiana local on Tuesday night, Bill Hammons of Indianapolis fired a perfect triple, three 28's to win the IPPT Amateur Opener at Louisville, Kentucky. Hammons 24 under par 84 was good enough for a 5 shot victory over Anthony Russell who finish at 89. Scott Copeland finished third at 90 while Andy McCoy was fourth with a 91. Jeff Brown and Barb Mingo tied for 5th with identical scores of 92.
Barb Mingo picked up her first IPPT Tour victory in match play. Mingo finished 3-0 in the event to capture the crown.