Greg Ward Wins
2006 South Carolina State Championship

Greg Ward

5-6 August 2006 - Columbia, SC - Greg Ward's seventh round 23 moved him into a tie with Rick Rybaczek and one stroke ahead of Randy Reeves on Sunday. Reeves completely dominated the second half of the South Carolina State Championship played in Columbia after missing out on the money in Saturday's event. Reeves opened up Sunday play with three rounds totaling 73 for a two-shot lead. Ward came back in the seventh round to pass Reeves and tie for the lead with Rybaczek and aced the final hole to win his fifth South Carolina State Championship title.

Ward posted a final score of 208 for his second tour win of the season. Reeves finished one shot in back of Ward at 209, while Saturday's winner Rick Rybaczek placed third at 210. Defending champion Vince Batten came in fourth at 211.

Article and scores provided by Frank Warren, Opie Roberts and the PPA Southern Putting Tour.

Professional Division of the 2006 South Carolina State Championship
(Columbia, SC - Course # 2
- 5-6 August 2006)

  Round SouthernPrize
 Player12345678TotalTour PointsMoney
1Greg Ward252724282728232620845.00 $ 250.00
2Randy Reeves283026242425262620938.00 $ 200.00
3Rick Rybaczek232824262925272821036.00 $ 160.00
4Vince Batten272628272626242721134.00 $ 150.00
5Andy Coradini262529302426262821431.00 $ 125.00
 Jay Klapper272628312426252721431.00 $ 125.00
7Michael Hitt293024282923292321529.00 $ 110.00
8Rick Culverhouse252627262827292821628.00 $ 100.00
9Brad Lebo252627262729282921726.00 $   85.00
 Allen Wall272927282329252921726.00 $   85.00
 Bill Kirby, Jr.*312826282725252721726.00 $   85.00
12Rick Baird262429282629273021924.00 $   75.00
13Frank Warren282626262830283022222.50 $   65.00
 Gary English*233227292730302422222.50 $   65.00
15Greg Newport272627292731282822321.00 
16Randy Orr252627332829292722419.00 
 Ricky Schults272628332724293022419.00 
 Darrell Britt292629293028262722419.00 
19Tony Jackson293126272730272922617.00 
20Steve Shively302828293028282722816.00 
21Robert Johnson303029283029283223614.50 
 Vance Randall303229282926332923614.50 
23Mark Ross322930292830313224113.00 
24Hank Mersereau313231323028273124212.00 
25Steve Toomey313230283033323024611.00 
26Bob Jackson323230303230323024810.00 
27Robert Ward29313330323534282529.00 

* Earned a qualification spot for the 2006 PPA Southern Putting Tour Championship.

Jeff Carr Wins Second Consecutive
South Carolina State APA Championship

5-6 August 2006 - Columbia, SC - Jeff Carr held ground in the final round to knock off a surging Caleb Kennedy in the APA Division. Kennedy managed to make up a five-stroke deficit from Saturday's event and tied up Carr going into the final round.

Carr outlasted Kennedy by two strokes after he fired a 26 in the final round to win his second consecutive state title.

Carr would win with a final score of 220, while Kennedy shot 222 for second. Frankie Peters carded a final round 22 to jump into a third place finish at 229.

The Southern Putting Tour returns to action on August 19 & 20 in Burlington for the 32nd annual Elton Davis Memorial Putting Classic. Lance Perdue is the defending champion of this event.

Article and scores provided by

Amateur Division of the 2006 South Carolina State Championship
(Columbia, SC - Course # 2
- 5-6 August 2006)

  Round SouthernExpense
 Player12345678TotalTour PointsMoney
1Jeff Carr282429302728282622026.00 $   30.00
2Caleb Kennedy302927263025272822221.00 $   20.00
3Frankie Peters313228313027282222919.00 $   20.00
4Barry Moore273328282930302623117.00 $   20.00
5Larry Smith343331262528282823316.00 $   20.00
6Mark Lawson313030272730312823415.00 $   20.00
7Dennis Biesma263131282729313223514.00 $   20.00
8Todd Trent303425302632293023613.00 $   20.00
9Lynn Self323228313028273023812.00 $   20.00
10Larry Hoover293029353134273024511.00 
11Keith Waters353431292831263224610.00 
12Terry Hendrix35333027372827312489.00 
13Paula Gay32313131313530322537.50 
 James Gay31303631293431312537.50 
15Bo DeBruin29363233303135292556.00 
16Chris Alley34323030372833332575.00 
17Donald Ralph37303633313331292605.00 
18Robert Gay36313531332735402685.00 
19Linwood Moist37333437333735332795.00 



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