John Kropinak Captures Saturday Morning Event at Springfield

12 June 2010 - Springfield, OH - John Kropinak captured the Saturday afternoon GLT event last year at Springfield, and wasted no time this year, winning this years morning event. He posted a wire-to-wire victory, posting a 22 under par 86, to coast to a four stroke win. Kropinak, who finished second in the Great Lakes Tour finals last season, opened with an a strong 27 to take a one stroke lead over APA legend Don Ferrell. Ferrell, the only three time APA National Champion, was playing his first tour event in two seasons. No other player broke 30, as Rick Ossenfort and Matt Male shared third with 32 The 27 by Kropinak would prove to be the low round of the tournament in the APA Division. A second round 31 gave him a two round score of 58, and a four stroke lead over Ferrell, who fell back with a 34, but still maintained second place. Ossenfort held the third spot, but trailed by six strokes. Not wishing to take chances of giving anyone hope of catching him, Kropinak posted a solid final round 28, four ahead of Ferrell, who matched him with 28. Brandon Davis, 2009 Southern Open champion, also posted a 28 to finish in the third spot with 93.

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Professional Division
(Springfield, OH - Course # 1 - 12
June 2010)

Player Name123TotalMoney
1Jerry Pinotti26292883 $  150.00
2Ken Hastings28302987 $  100.00
Bennie Williams27322887 $  100.00
4Harry Sykes28312988 $    70.00
Craig Williams29293088 $    70.00
6Scott Buddie29293189 $    50.00
7Monte Snyder29303190 $    40.00
8Roger Beckerman31313294 $    27.00
James Weber31333094 $    27.00
John Ventura28333394 $    27.00
11Jim Cruse32323195  
Mark Hasty34293295  
Rick Alessi30313495  
14John Bambling28363296  
15Paul Johns32303597  
Paul Pastilong30373097  
17Dom Perry37322998  

 Amateur Division
(Springfield, OH - Course # 1 - 12
June 2010)

Player Name123TotalMoneyEarned
1John Kropinak27312886 $    30.00 55.00
2Don Ferrell28342890 $    20.00 45.00
3Brandon Davis35302893 $    20.00 40.00
4Mike Bell34323197 $    20.00 35.00
5Rick Ossenfort32323498 $    15.00 30.00
6Barb Mingo33343299  25.00
7Jeff Brown363334103  20.00
8David Phillippi333735105  15.00
9Don Niznik374130108  7.50
Matt Male323739108  7.50



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