Brad Lebo Wins Wayne Hancock Memorial With One-Stroke Playoff Victory Over Greg Newport

Brad Lebo

26 June 2010 - High Point, NC - The Southern tour played in High Point, N.C. on Course 2. The field consisted of 27 pros and 29 amateurs. The conditions were great with some very warm weather with temperatures in the low 90s.

Greg Newport started the tournament on fire with a first round 22. Robert Johnson was in second with a round of 24. Michael Hitt was in third with a 25. The second round had quite a bit of movement. Daryl Freeman shot a 24 to take the lead at 50. Greg Newport shot a 29 which placed him in second at 51. There was a group of three, Michael Hitt, Robert Johnson, and Frank Warren, tied for third at 52. The third round brought even more movement. Brad Lebo shot a great round of 24 to finish at 78. Greg Newport was also able to finish at 78. Daryl Freeman and Gary English tied for third at 79.

Joey Graybeal

In the 18 hole playoff, Greg Newport 6 under on the front 9 to Brad Lebos 5 under. After 11 holes, the score was knotted at 7 under. The players matched each other thru hole 15 at 9 under. The deciding hole was number 16. Lebo aced the hole and Newport deuced. Both players deuced the final two holes. Lebo won the tournament 26 to Newports 27.

In the APA division, Johnny Brown jumped out to a two stroke lead with a round of 25. In a tie for second at 27, were Ray Guthrie and Joey Graybeal. Johnny Brown was able to maintain a one stroke lead, at 55, after round two. A trio of players, Jimmy Comer, Joey Graybeal, and Keith Waters, were tied for second at 56. In the third round, Joey Graybeal shot a 24 to finish at 80 and a two stroke victory. Jimmy Comer had a total of 82 for a second place finish. Keith Waters shot 83 to finish in third. This was Joey Graybeal's first APA victory.

Rick Carter (left), Randy Carter (right)

The Southern tour would like to thank Chris Graney and his staff for hosting this tournament this weekend. The course also hosted a benefit one round tournament for PPA member and friend Randy Carter, who is fighting cancer. Randy was able to attend and participate, and everyone was pleased to see Randy and his family. A special thank you goes out to Billy Caudle, Rick Carter, and Ray Guthrie who organized the benefit. Thank you to everyone that participated and donated.

Article provided by The Southern Putting Tour

Professional Division
(High Point, NC - Course # 2 - 26 June

Player Name123TotalEarnedMoney
1Brad Lebo2628247840.00 $  150.00
2Greg Newport2229277834.00 $  110.00
3Daryl Freeman2624297932.50 $    85.00
Gary English3024257932.50 $    85.00
5Allen Wall2824298130.00 $    70.00
Tony Varnadore2826278130.00 $    70.00
Robert Johnson2428298130.00 $    70.00
8Frank Warren2626308226.00 $    47.00
Rick Baird2827278226.00 $    47.00
Michael Hitt2527308226.00 $    47.00
Rick Rybaczek2728278226.00 $    47.00
Russell Sigmon3028248226.00 $    47.00
13Gary Hester2729288421.50 $    10.00
Danny McCaslin2826308421.50 $    10.00
Bill Kirby2830268421.50 $    10.00
Jeff Carr2928278421.50 $    10.00
17Dennis Biesma2630298519.00  
18Tony Jackson2930278617.00  
Matt McCaslin2830288617.00  
Ricky Schults3528238617.00  
21Randy Reeves3126308714.50  
Steve Toomey2929298714.50  
23Bob Haizlip2928328912.50  
Michael Cardwell2732308912.50  
25Stan Seethoff3230289011.00  
26Vance Randall3331289210.00  
27C L Jones293631969.00  

 Amateur Division
(High Point, NC - Course # 2 - 26 June

Player Name123TotalEarnedMoney
1Joey Graybeal2729248040.00 $    30.00
2Jimmy Comer3026268234.00 $    25.00
3Keith Waters2828278333.00 $    20.00
4Johnny Brown2530298432.00 $    20.00
5Vanette Block3030258530.00 $    17.00
Steve Lyon2927298530.00 $    17.00
Billy Caudle2829288530.00 $    17.00
8Lance Perdue2829298628.00 $    15.00
9Todd Trent2829318824.50 $    10.00
Frankie Peters2928318824.50 $    10.00
Randal Smith3426288824.50 $    10.00
Adam Smith2928318824.50 $    10.00
Ray Guthrie2731308824.50 $    10.00
Ben Blake3229278824.50 $    10.00
15David Myers2930308921.00 $      5.00
16Kenny Goin3231279019.00  
Chris Chafin3131289019.00  
Tarron Coalson2932299019.00  
19Mark Lawson3331279117.00  
20Robert Ward2931339316.00  
21Linwood Moist3034309414.50  
Adam Wall3034309414.50  
23David Gregor2834349613.00  
24Don Thompson3332329710.50  
Andrew Radford3331339710.50  
Roy Sigmon3133339710.50  
Andy Pearman3329359710.50  
28Randy Simpson343034988.00  
29Howard Bryon3134351007.00  



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