Greg Ward Edges Randy Reeves for Victory

Greg Ward

23 September 2006 - Spartanburg, SC - Greg Ward made up a four-shot first round deficit and squeaked out a win over Randy Reeves. Ward fired back-to-back 25's to post a one-stroke win in the Spartanburg Open on Saturday afternoon.

Ward won for the third time this season with a score of 77. Reeves, who led after the opening round with a 23, finished alone in second at 78. Rick Culverhouse finished alone in third at 80 and is within reach of the Southern Tour Player of the Year.

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

Professional Division
(Spartanburg, SC - Course # 1
- 23 September 2006)

  Round SouthernPrize
 Player123TotalTour PointsMoney
1Greg Ward2725257740.00 $  150.00
2Randy Reeves2329267834.00 $  110.00
3Rick Culverhouse2629258033.00 $    90.00
4Darrell Britt2825288130.00 $    70.00
 Michael Hitt2926268130.00 $    70.00
 Brad Lebo2724308130.00 $    70.00
 Rick Baird2529278130.00 $    70.00
 Jay Klapper2927258130.00 $    70.00
9Randal Smith3125268226.00 $    45.00
 Frank Warren2728278226.00 $    45.00
 Steve Lyon2529288226.00 $    45.00
12Daryl Freeman2826298324.00 $    40.00
13Tony Varnadore3025298423.00 $    40.00
14Gary English2929288622.00   
15Ricky Schults2928308721.00   
16Billy Caudle3130278819.50   
 Bob Haizlip3128298819.50   
18Mike Flavin2634319117.00   
 Russell Sigmon2828359117.00   
 Tony Jackson3229309117.00    
21Randy Carter*3633239215.00   
22Robert Ward3231329514.00   
23Steve Shively3730329913.00   
24Randy Orr36293610111.50   
 Michael Cardwell34293810111.50   
26Chris Bunting38313810710.00   

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

Dennis Biesma Wins Second Straight

23 September 2006 - Spartanburg, SC - Dennis Biesma maintained his brilliant performance he portrayed earlier in the day and was victorious once again. After a much slower start in the back end of the doubleheader, Biesma regained control and shot 51 over the final two rounds and propelled to victory when a final round of 25 superseded Jeff Carr's dismal closing round of 31.

Biesma shot 81 to complete the doubleheader sweep. Carr came in second at 83. Caleb Kennedy and Larry Smith each came in third at 85.

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

Amateur Division
(Spartanburg, SC - Course # 1 - 23 September 2006)

  Round SouthernExpense
 Player123TotalTour PointsMoney
1Dennis Biesma3026258123.00 $    10.00
2Jeff Carr2527318319.00 $    10.00
3Caleb Kennedy2728308517.50 $    10.00
 Larry Smith2827308517.50 $    10.00
5Larry Hoover3128278616.00 $    10.00
6Barry Moore3126318814.50 $      5.00
 Rodney Ashley3230268814.50 $      5.00
8Chris Alley2831308913.00   
9Vanette Block3428289011.50   
 Lynn Self2831319011.50   
11Todd Trent283234949.50   
 Keith Waters303430949.50   
13Billy Bryson353131978.00   
14Terry Hendrix2934371007.00   
15Frankie Peters3138361056.00   
16Donald Ralph3737401145.00   
17Linwood Moist4434391175.00   



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