TV Series Contestants
(1960 - 2004)
(Updated through 2004 TV Filming)

The Putt-Putt television series is the longest running syndicated sports program in television history. The following table shows the entire list of players who have competed on the Putt-Putt TV shows since 1960, their prize winnings on TV, their won-loss record, and the year(s) in which they competed on TV. A total of $1,243,400 has been awarded to players on the Putt-Putt television shows in the last forty years. If you find any errors or omissions in the information on this page, please let me know and I will fix it.

PlayerHometownWinningsWon - LossYears
Anders, DanOrlando, FL$15,0002 - 11975
Anderson, DarrellMechanicsville, VA$2,000 2 - 02004
Anderson, RickWrightsville Beach, NC$3,0001 - 11978*
Anderson, ScottRichmond, VA$1,0000 - 11987
Ashley, RodneyHillsborough, NC$2,500SKINS1997
Austin, EddieLake Charles, LA$2,5001 - 11970
Bailey, SteveBirmingham, AL$1,5001 - 11987
Baker, JoelFort Worth, TX$19,5004 - 1, SKINS1980 1986 1992
Baldoza, MikeDallas, TX$60,0006 - 01973 1979
Bambling, JohnPittsburgh, PA$2,5002 - 21987 2004
Barfield, KeithDuncanville, TX$5,000SKINS1989
Barfield, ToddFort Mill, SC$3,000SKINS1990
Barnes, ChrisTopeka, KS$7,000SKINS1989
Bason, BartBurlington, NC$7,250SKINS1998
Batten, VinceRichmond, VA$6,4002-0, SKINS (3)1988 1990 1993 2001
Beck, WesleyAtlanta, GA$8,5000 - 31975 1978* 1984
Benfield, GaryCharlotte, NC$7,0001 - 2, SKINS1982 1983 1987
Bergesen, BriceHouston, TX$8,3000 - 1, SKINS1968 1988
Block, RolandAtlanta, GA$2,5000 - 12000
Borchelt, JimCincinnati, OH$3,5001 - 31980 1981 1982
Boy, KenBristol, TN$5,8006 - 21965 1966 1967
Boyd, BryanBristol, TN$5,000SKINS1993
Britt, DarrellAtlanta, GA$3,750SKINS1999
Brown, MikePhiladelphia, PA$24,250SKINS (5)1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Browning, RayCleveland, OH$8,0003 - 41976 1977 1979 1981
Buchan, RichardHenderson, NC$8001 - 21966 1968
Burton, LewisAtlanta, GA$9,250SKINS (4)1996 1997 1998 1999
Butler, TomErlanger, KY$4,000SKINS1993
Carel, MikeLawton, OK$1,5001 - 11986
Carey, RobertPensacola, FL$6,000SKINS1991
Carter, EugeneSouth Africa$10,0003 - 01977
Clark, TerryVirginia Beach, VA$1,5001 - 11986
Connor, JohnGreenville, SC$8,5003 - 51964 1967 1972 1979 1980
Connor, NeilGreenville, SC$5,3005 - 41960 1961 1962 1963 1967
Conradi, ChrisDallas, TX$9,000SKINS1990
Coradini, AndyAtlanta, GA$11,500SKINS (3)1996 1997 1998
Coup, MarkColumbus, OH$25,0003 - 0, SKINS1984 1987
Coy, EddieLouisville, KY$6,0001 - 21980 1984
Crawford, JohnMebane, NC$2,5000 - 11984
Cruse, JimBaltimore, OH$2,5000 - 12000
Cutchins, DavidGrafton, VA$7,000SKINS1992
Damsky, MikeFalls Church, VA$2,000SKINS1995
Davis, BobWake Forest, NC$21,000SKINS (2)1993 1995
Davis, Philip K.Winston-Salem, NC$2,0000 - 11978*
Dingus, DavidFayetteville, NC$2,0000 - 11983
Dore, DannyBaltimore, MD$14,000SKINS (3)1989 1996 1997
Dwiggins, DeanWinston-Salem, NC$20,0000 - 2, SKINS (3)1985 1987 1990 1993 1995
Enders, ChrisOklahoma City, OK$3,5002 - 11987
English, GaryOrlando, FL$9,5002 - 31973 1975 1981
Estep, JeffDayton, OH$29,0005 - 1, SKINS (2)1982 1983 1989 1992
Florin, DickAtlanta, GA$31,2009 - 41966 1970 1971 1976 1979 1980
Florin, EvelynAtlanta, GA$3,0002 - 21980 1981
Fowler, BuddyRaleigh, NC$3,0000 - 11972
Frederick, RonToledo, OH$30,0003 - 0, SKINS1983 1988
Freeman, DarylBristol, VA$3,2000 - 21962 1973
Fritts, EarlSavannah, GA$1,3001 - 11960
Garrison, PaulIndianapolis, IN$2000 - 11962
Gatewood, CharlieMississippi City, MS$2000 - 11962
Gies, DavidNorfolk, VA$6,6001 - 21973 1977
Gilbert, SteveStatesville, NC$3000 - 11967
Gilmore, BobbyBurlington, NC$4,5001 - 21976 1980
Greenwalt, CharlieIndianapolis, IN$6,2500 - 1, SKINS1984 1999
Greer, ChadKingsport, TN$14,000SKINS1992
Guyton, SteveColumbus, OH$4,0001 - 11983
Haeseker, SteveDayton, OH$11,000SKINS (3)1990 1991 1993
Haggerty, EdCharlotte, NC$20,5006 - 4, SKINS1978* 1980 1981 1982 1983 1992
Haizlip, BobWhitsett, NC$3,500SKINS1996
Harritos, JimmySavannah, GA$6,0003 - 11968 1972
Hastings, KenPittsburgh, PA$1,0001 - 12001
Hayden, DarylCharlotte, NC$2,5001 - 21970 1982
Heikkinen, JimLorain, OH$ 3,0002 - 02003
Hollifield, EdgarBostic, NC$7,000SKINS (2)1989 1991
Holt, FrankSavannah, GA$2,5002 - 21960 1965
Hull, Herb (a)Alliance, OH 1 - 11970
Jeskins, JeffNew Orleans, LA$1,5000 - 11971
Johns, PaulColumbus, OH$9,000SKINS1991
Johnson, RobertLake Wylie, SC$2,0001 - 12003
Jorgensen, DaneRichmond, VA$6,000SKINS1991
Justus, GaryRockville, MD$4,0002 - 11977
Kaiser, BruceCincinnati, OH$9,0000 - 1, SKINS1978* 1993
Kessler, JohnBaltimore, MD$5,5001 - 21971 1972
Kirby, BillFayetteville, NC$11,0002 - 1, SKINS (3)1986 1988 1995 1998
Klapper, EnidAtlanta, GA$1,0000 - 11986
Klapper, JayAtlanta, GA$12,0000 - 1, SKINS (2)1985 1995 1998
Knott, GeraldDallas, TX$9,0001 - 21973 1975
Lacey, KevinCincinnati, OH$25,6002 - 1, SKINS (4)1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2004
Lambdin, DannyVirginia Beach, VA$1,0000 - 11982
Lange, SteveSyracuse, NY$2,0000 - 11983
Lea, JoePasadena, TX$12,000SKINS1993
Lebo, BradPhiladelphia, PA$6,5000 - 1, SKINS1997, 2003
Lipscomb, BobFort Worth, TX$1,5002 - 11968
Love, GaryCleveland, OH$8,0005 - 11967 1969
Lyon, SteveGreensboro, NC$2,6000 - 21977 1981
Macomber, BobNorfolk, VA$3,0000 - 11972
Marcellino, BobLouisville, KY$3000 - 11968
Mason, LarryPetersburg, VA$10,0001 - 11975
Matthews, CliffDallas, TX$10,000SKINS (2)1995 1998
McCarthy, TerryCleveland, OH$1,0000 - 11986
McCaslin, DannyMemphis, TN$5,5000 - 1, SKINS (2)1986 1996 1997
McCaslin, DavidMemphis, TN$3,5000 - 1, SKINS (2)1985 1997 1999
McDonald, JeffTucson, AZ$1,5000 - 11976
McIntosh, CharlieAtlanta, GA$25,0005 - 31972 1973 1975
McPherson, SteveDallas, TX$5,0002 - 11978*
Messinger, LeeDallas, TX$1,500SKINS1999
Miller, GaryColumbus, GA$51,6003 - 11975 1977
Miller, RayColumbus, OH$6,000SKINS1988
Miller, RodColumbus, OH$ 6000 - 12004
Moore, PaulHouston, TX$2,000SKINS1988
Moore, RogerFayetteville, NC$6,0002 - 21971 1979
Moore, TracyAugusta, GA$2,4002 - 21963 1965
Moore-Gay, PaulaAugusta, GA$1,0000 - 11982
Moose, CliffGastonia, NC$1,5000 - 11976
Morris, KellyCharlotte, NC$10,000SKINS1992
Myers, EddieJacksonville, FL$1,0000 - 11969
Nagem, JonLake Charles, LA$1,0000 - 11969
Napoli, JohnColumbus, OH$6,0002 - 21984 1985
Newport, GregLiberty, NC$9,250SKINS (2)1996 1999
Nixon, RonColumbus, GA$2,2002 - 11960 1964
O'Brien, TomCleveland, OH$1,0000 - 11970
Palisano, JimCheektowaga, NY$13,000SKINS1990
Perillo, OwenIthaca, NY$5,0001 - 11984
Pfeiffer, MikeOrlando, FL$5,5001 - 21972 1976
Poltis, BobCleveland, OH$2000 - 11966
Portugal, MarcWaco, TX$28,0006 - 21981 1982 1985 1987
Poston, RobHigh Point, NC$750SKINS1987
Quinn, MattFort Worth, TX$9,000SKINS1990
Quinnelly, AlanAtlanta, GA$48,0004 - 1, SKINS (2)1987 1988 1989 2000
Ramsay, ShaneTopeka, KS$12,000SKINS1991
Randall, VanceChattanooga, TN$25,5008 - 71961 1962 1963 1967 1969 1971 1973 1979
Reed, GaryLubbock, TX$3,000SKINS1992
Reeves, RandyMontgomery, AL$6,000SKINS (2)1990 1995
Roberson, CondySavannah, GA$3000 - 11961
Roberts, ChuckFt. Collins, CO$1,0000 - 11970
Roessner, JohnIndianapolis, IN$2,5003 - 31966 1967 1968
Ross, MarkAugusta, GA$1,000SKINS1993
Ruskauff, BillAurora, CO$2,8001 - 21968 1969
Sapp, RalphSavannah, GA$1,4001 - 21963 1965
Schafer, ChuckAugusta, GA$4,2004 - 11962 1963
Schafer, SamAugusta, GA$2,0002 - 01964
Seales, TonyMontgomery, AL$1,0000 - 11969
Seese, JoeGranger, IN$1,0000 - 11986
Serrano, ManuelAustralia$5,0002 - 11976
Shelton, RickAbilene, TX$750SKINS1987
Simpson, LarryElon College, NC$6,000SKINS (2)1991 1996
Skapik, SteveToledo, OH$1,5000 - 11971
Slocumb, RonColumbus, GA$1,3001 - 11961 1963
Smith, BillWest Seneca, NY$2,000SKINS1992
Smith, RickIndianapolis, IN$38,8009 - 61966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1979
Smith, RobertDallas, TX$9,0002 - 41977 1978* 1979 1983
Spainhour, JeffNorfolk, VA$1,5001 - 11985
Spotts, JohnIndianapolis, IN$4000 - 21963 1964
Statum, RaineyHouston, TX$7,750SKINS (2)1988 1998
Stone, RandyGastonia, NC$1,6000 - 11977
Strickland, CarlMacon, GA$3,2003 - 11964 1966
Strickland, HermanMacon, GA$2,7001 - 21965 1971
Taylor, BuddyBaltimore, MD$10,0003 - 01978*
Taylor, DaveBaltimore, MD$4,0000 - 11975
Taylor, KimBaltimore, MD$1,0000 - 11981
Thayer, RexDayton, OH$1,5001 - 11985
Thompson, BillCleveland, OH$21,0002 - 1, SKINS1984 1989
Thompson, WilliamJacksonville, FL$3,0000 - 11973
Understein, GaryRockville, MD$5,0002 - 21969 1970
Ventura, JohnCincinnati, OH$1,0000 - 11987
Ventura, RobinCincinnati, OH$1,0000 - 12003
Ward, BobbyAugusta, GA$20,000SKINS (2)1990 1992
Ward, GregAtlanta, GA$17,7500-1, SKINS (4)1988 1989 1996 1999 2001
Warren, FrankAugusta, GA$1,000SKINS1991
Weldy, LeeSavannah, GA$4,5004 - 21961 1965
Willett, RandallHouston, TX$3,000SKINS1991
Williams, CraigPittsburgh, PA$5000-12001
Williams, RickOklahoma City, OK$1,0000 - 11985
Williamson, BobJacksonville, FL$1,9001 - 41960 1962 1964 1965
Wilson, Mark (a)Denver, CO 0 - 11970
Youmans, PatSavannah, GA$2000 - 11964
Zeni, CharlieMesquite, TX$1,5000 - 11976

* The chart above lists the results of the 1978 World Championships which were never taped or broadcasted.  The original plans were for the series to be taped but were changed early in the 1978 season.  The records for those players who would have made television based on how the program was originally set up are included on this list to correspond with the original plans.  The players affected by this are marked with an asterisk. 

TV History provided courtesy of Kevin Lacey.

 

 

 

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