1 August 2009 - Warren, OH - The Great Lakes Tour moved to Warren. OH this weekend for the first of three tournaments held over the challenging Course #3 layout. Bright sunshine and temperatures in the low 80's greeted the players for the start of the weekend.Ken Hastings
and John Bambling
were both able to separate themselves slightly from the field in the first two rounds/ The two players both from the Pittsburgh, PA area were tied for the 36 hole lead with a score of 55. Ken and John both struggled in the third round to give many other players a chance to win but in the end, Ken was able to hang on for a one shot win with a three round score of 88. John Bambling, David Jones
, Bill Thompson
and Jim Engel
all tied for second at 89 while Roger Beckerman
and Scott Buddie
finished two shots back at the final cash spot of 90.
In the amateur division, Gerald Vick
of Pittsburgh, PA was able to wire the field with a convincing twelve shot victory. Gerald shot 26 in his opening round and never looked back in shooting a 54 hole total of 85. John Tuite
finished second while Bill Combs
and Barb Mingo
tied for third.