$2,500 Montgomery Open

Montgomery, AL

August 5-6, 1961

Charlie McIntosh Wins $2,500 Montgomery Open

A large gallery witnessed a first in the PPA as Charlie McIntosh of Birmingham, AL, made his debut as a tournament winner showing great skill and stamina as he led the first day's play and went on to hold his lead for the second day to take first place money of $1,000 with a 246. He tied the tournament record of 42-under par shooting 48 aces, 6 threes and the rest deuces for a 246.

Second place went to Daryl Freeman of Bristol, Tennessee with a 247, 41-under par. This brings Daryl's total winnings to $1,325 for the 1961 season. Third place was won by Ron Nixon of Columbus, GA, with a 251, 37-under par.

In the amateur division, Danny Culbreth of East Point, GA, and Rudy Jones of Meridian, MS, fought to a 278 tie. The first place tie was broken with a win by Danny Culbreth after a playoff. He received a trophy for his efforts.

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION
Place Player City 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Total Cash
1Charlie McIntoshBirmingham, AL3232293030332832246$ 1,000.00
2Daryl FreemanBristol, TN3131322931283431247$ 500.00
3Ron NixonColumbus, GA3630312828343133251$ 250.00
4Jan BowmanBristol, TN3238323232323030258$ 108.33
Dan AshwellWashington, DC3337293530333031258$ 108.33
Gene VonWaldnerSavannah, GA3232323332343330258$ 108.33
7Neil ConnorGreenville, SC3333323132323334260$ 75.00
Pete ReedAtlanta, GA2934363133333232260$ 75.00
9Jack HamiltonBirmingham, AL3434313531333429261$ 50.00
10Ron SlocumbColumbus, GA3337323429323431262$ 43.75
Lee WeldySavannah, GA3434303635303033262$ 43.75
Condy RobersonSavannah, GA2836333334343133262$ 43.75
John CurleeColumbus, GA3135332934333433262$ 43.75
14Doug WaitesMontgomery, AL3233333633333232264$ 25.00
15Harold HardesterOrlando, FL3338323433323132265$ 8.33
LeRoy CooperEast Point, GA3531363434293234265$ 8.33
Earl MillsMontgomery, AL3434342934353233265$ 8.33
18John ConnorGreenville, SC2935323333363434266
Ashley SlocumbColumbus, GA3034343235343235266
20Chuck SchaferLong Island, N.Y.3233323333343535267
Paul StricklandMacon, GA3234313632343236267
Don AlexanderMobile, AL3333373035323235267
Bob WilliamsonJacksonville, FL3434353534293234267
24Jim CoxPhenix City, AL3334353132353336269
25Bill CouchMontgomery, AL3237333533333433270
26Frank HoltSavannah, GA3731303334373534271
Ray RayfieldBirmingham, AL3137333532353434271
28Lehman KeyLake Charles, LA3135353235353337273
Bill FloydMontgomery, AL3133343838343332273
Jack GilbertMontgomery, AL3234363436323534273
Bennie BirchMacon, GA3534323535323733273
32Roy CollinsworthMacon, GA3433333437353335274
Bob JacobsNew Orleans, LA3336303633363238274
34Nelson FowlerAtlanta, GA3933303635363333275
35Vance RandallAsheville, NC3336313534353637277
36Joe DrefahlNew Orleans, LA3436353237383238282
37Jerry WilliamsTuscaloosa, AL4029343036423735283
Edward PonsNew Orleans, LA3634383135373438283
39Elmer JonesKingsport, TN3037363634373539284
40Russ MaddoxWetumpka, AL3731343636393537285
Bill AdamsWest Point, GA3436323732363642285
MCGary SmithAtlanta, GA140MC
Bob AgeeJacksonville, FL140MC
Bill KingColumbus, SC140MC
Clarence KurtzWashington, DC140MC
Ron StidhamKingsport, TN141MC
Bernard DanielsMontgomery, AL141MC
Francis HoppesPendleton, IN141MC
Ken MillerBirmingham, AL141MC
Jim RutledgeMontgomery, AL141MC
Lamar BrownAthens, AL141MC
Frank BaxterMontgomery, AL141MC
Roger GreeneMacon, GA141MC
Cal SkidmoreWashington, DC142MC
Frank OverstreetBirmingham, AL142MC
Albert JohnsonMacon, GA143MC
HE WardMontgomery, AL144MC
Lenie WalkerKingsport, TN144MC
Donald EtheridgeMeridian, MS144MC
Glen WatsonMacon, GA145MC
Earl FrittsSavannah, GA145MC
Cliff MooseAtlanta, GA145MC
Virgil ClaarOrlando, FL145MC
Dick McGillAtlanta, GA145MC
Harold ElliottGreensboro, NC146MC
Frank ReidAtlanta, GA146MC
Frank SarverLake Charles, LA147MC
Donald EakerMeridian, MS147MC
Harold DanielsMacon, GA147MC
Wayne PerdueRoanoke, VA147MC
Jim CarrMacon, GA147MC
Tommy HarvardColumbia, SC148MC
Alvery LaCosteNew Orleans, LA153MC
David HowardKingsport, TN154MC
Joe BoykinPensacola, FL156MC
John StarrMontgomery, AL156MC
Gene McDonaldSavannah, GA157MC
Roger MooreAtlanta, GA158MC
Bill SilbernagelNew Orleans, LA166MC
AMATEUR DIVISION
Place Player City 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Total Cash
1Danny CulbrethEast Point, GA2937333637413135278
2Rudy JonesMeridian, MS3630373935333434278
3Pete DerrickMontgomery, AL3940373533413738300

Article and scores taken from PPA Newsletter, Volume 2, Number 8 (August 6, 1961)