$1,000 Fayetteville Open

Fayetteville, NC

August 27, 1960

Lee Weldy Cops First Place in $1,000 Fayetteville Open

Lee Weldy, 22-year-old Savannah, Georgia pro fired a 19-under-par, 197, for the 108-hole route of the final PPPGA tournament of the 1960 season in Fayetteville, North Carolina on August 27th, 1960.

Weldy's precision netted him first place money of $500 in the $1,000 tourney. Neil Connor of Greenville, South Carolina finished second for $250 with his 199. Hickory pro, Eddie Anderson, shot a 200 for third place money of $100. Pre-tourney favorite, Earl Fritts, finished out of the money with a 213, with Frank Holt, another top pick finishing in a tie for 10th place with Ralph Sapp of Augusta, Georgia with 208's, good for $5.00.

However, Frank Holt still remains top money winner at the close of the season with $4,101.66 in prize money to his credit for 1960. A total of $3,727.50 has been accumulated by the 1960 National Champion, Neil Connor, for second place money winner of the year. News of the bigger-than-ever PPPGA tournament schedule will be forthcoming to all pros in the near future for the 1961 season.

Place Player City 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Cash
1Lee WeldySavannah, GA333035333432197$ 500.00
2Neil ConnorGreenville, SC393630293332199$ 250.00
3Eddie AndersonHickory, NC353832293036200$ 100.00
4Bob WilliamsonJacksonville, FL353229343437201$ 50.00
5Tom BennettFayetteville, NC353332343038202$ 25.00
Chuck SchaferAugusta, GA333236333632202$ 25.00
7Gene McDonaldSavannah, GA373436313431203$ 15.00
8Roy CollinsworthMacon, GA343735304030206$ 15.00
9Charlie Connor JrGreenville, SC363235363236207$ 10.00
10Frank HoltSavannah, GA343136323837208$ 5.00
Ralph SappAugusta, GA343832313241208$ 5.00
12Ted BrownHigh Point, NC343138343339209
13Harold ElliottAsheville, NC423234352839210
Joe HayesWinston-Salem, NC373538323632210
Sam HenricksonFayetteville, NC343540373034210
16Bob RudasAllentown, PA383735353135211
17Boyd AshwellWashington, DC323734383437212
Ron NixonColumbus, GA373034373341212
19Earl FrittsHouston, TX313435383837213
Harry WilliamsRoseboro, NC333639343536213
21John ConnorGreenville, SC343639343437214
22Grayson MayfieldColumbia, SC344336323436215
Bob PhillipsFayetteville, NC363436373933215
24Calvin HartHigh Point, NC216
Vance RandallAsheville, NC216
N SwearenginDetroit, MI216
27Bob HobbsRoseboro, NC218
28Walter MedlinShreveport, LA219
29Howard CollinsColumbia, SC220
30Steve JenkinsNew Orleans, LA223