$2,000 Winston-Salem Open

Winston-Salem, NC

July 16, 1960

Don Posey Wins $1,000 in Winston-Salem Open

Newcomer to the PPPGA tourney circuit, Don Posey, was victorious over 83 other tournament entrants on his home course in Winston-Salem, North Carolina during the PPPGA $2,000 tournament held there on July 16, 1960. Posey shot a 22-under-par 194 for the 108-hole route for first place money of $1,000. Frank Holt, top PPPGA money winner and John Connor of Greenville, South Carolina trailed to split second and third money with their 197 aggregate, good for $350 each. This brings Holt's total PPPGA earnings up to the $2,965 mark.

The Winston-Salem Putt-Putt was also the scene of another tournament held in conjunction with the PPPGA national, for the sports writers. Jack Horner, Sports Editor of the Durham Herald, copped first place with his 74 for the 36 hole route to be awarded a matched set of Swing-Weight golf clubs. Second place went to Smith Barrier, Sports Editor of the Greensboro Daily News, who shot a 83, good for a $50 gift certificate from Southern Golf Distributors. A gift certificate of $25 went to Horace Billings, Sports Editor of the Salisbury, North Carolina Post, for third place, with fourth place earnings of a $10 gift certificate going to Max Ulrich, Sports Director, WSJL-TV, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Irwin Smallwood gained honorable mention for shooting the most holes-in-one for the tournament. Smallwood, Golf Editor of the Greensboro, North Carolina Daily News, shot a total of 8 holes-in-one.

Place Player City 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Cash
1Don PoseyWinston-Salem, NC323135313530194$ 1,000.00
2John ConnorGreenville, SC323331333335197$ 350.00
Frank HoltSavannah, GA323431343729197$ 350.00
4Charlie HayesWinston-Salem, NC333240293431199$ 100.00
5Charlie DunniganWinston-Salem, NC363233303237200$ 62.50
Vance RandallAsheville, NC383227333535200$ 62.50
7Bob DuncanLynchburg, VA313336363629201$ 21.66
Daryl FreemanBristol, VA323433343632201$ 21.66
Bruce WickerWinston-Salem, NC393031343334201$ 21.66
10Earl FrittsHouston, TX353633383531202$ 10.00
11Ted BrownHigh Point, NC313431363833203
12Neil ConnorGreenville, SC373130373336204
Jim MinnishWinston-Salem, NC383235303534204
14Pete LittletonHigh Point, NC353534303134205
Roger WatsonHigh Point, NC353432333635205
16Joe ClaytonChina Grove, NC353136343535206
Joe HayesWinston-Salem, NC343431323738206
18Charlie Connor JrGreenville, SC353535353632208
19Tracy MooreAugusta, SC383229344234209
Claude StaggsRichmond, VA363735343730209
21Eddie AndersonHickory, NC383534343435210
Dave BaileyRaleigh, NC333635343438210
23Carl SaylorWinston-Salem, NC333832393633211
Herb SeatonJohnson City, TN353431293745211
Bob WilliamsonJacksonville, FL393333333934211
26Luther ColbertOrlando, FL212
CC ReidWinston-Salem, NC212
Jack WootenWinston-Salem, NC212
29Bill KingCaycee, SC214
30Dick MinnickBristol, TN215
Randy PackardWinston-Salem, NC215
32Lockland BryantCharlotte, NC217
LeRoy CooperEast Point, GA217
Ralph KigerLynchburg, VA217
Ron SlocumbColumbus, GA217
MCBob McDowellHigh Point, NC144MC
George GrissomHenderson, NC145MC
George HodgesCary, NC145MC
Al MaretzWinston-Salem, NC145MC
Ron NixonColumbus, GA145MC
Frank ReidAtlanta, GA145MC
Dave WarringtonJacksonville, FL145MC
Harry WilliamsRoseboro, NC145MC
Tom BennettFayetteville, NC146MC
Lamar BrownEast Point, GA147MC
Bob ChappellRaleigh, NC147MC
Keith RichardsonHouston, TX147MC
Ralph SappN. Augusta, SC147MC
James TaylorStatesville, NC148MC
Howard CollinsColumbia, SC149MC
Sam HenricksonFayetteville, NC149MC
Glenn HiltonHickory, NC149MC
Charlie McCownMacon, GA149MC
Larry SiebertWilkesboro, NC149MC
Ray WatsonCharlotte, NC149MC
Larry BowersMaryville, TN150MC
Richard BuchanHenderson, NC150MC
John CrawfordCaycee, SC150MC
Bob GarrenGreenville, SC150MC
Grayson MayfieldColumbia, SC150MC
Gene McDonaldSavannah, GA150MC
Carlos DonahoeAugusta, GA151MC
John HelmsCharlotte, NC151MC
Clint AshburnWinston-Salem, NC152MC
Calvin HartHigh Point, NC152MC
FH LewisKannapolis, NC152MC
Luther ToddYadkinville, NC152MC
JB TroutmanConcord, NC152MC
Harold PadgettCharlotte, NC153MC
Condy RobersonSavannah, GA153MC
Lee WeldySavannah, GA153MC
Jerry AlmanKannapolis, NC154MC
James AtheyFayetteville, NC154MC
Jan BowmanBristol, TN154MC
Steve HubbardKannapolis, NC154MC
Don ScottWinston-Salem, NC154MC
Jack WoodLynchburg, VA154MC
Cliff SloanStatesville, NC155MC
John CurleeColumbus, GA156MC
Tom WhittenDanville, VA156MC
Cleveland DanielKinston, NC157MC
Charlie HodgesRaleigh, NC157MC
Lewis LindsayRoanoke, VA158MC
Charles PoseyWinston-Salem, NC158MC