Air Canada Championship
Air Canada Championship
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 
 Dates: Thursday, August 31st through Sunday, September 3rd
 Site: Northview Golf & Country Club (Ridge Course), Surrey, British Columbia
 Course Architect: Arnold Palmer (1993)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 7,069
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 432 Yds         10 - Par 4 412 Yds
               2 - Par 4 424 Yds         11 - Par 3 157 Yds
               3 - Par 4 444 Yds         12 - Par 5 548 Yds
               4 - Par 5 590 Yds         13 - Par 4 415 Yds
               5 - Par 3 200 Yds         14 - Par 4 400 Yds
               6 - Par 4 440 Yds         15 - Par 4 334 Yds
               7 - Par 5 584 Yds         16 - Par 3 187 Yds
               8 - Par 4 410 Yds         17 - Par 4 448 Yds
               9 - Par 3 214 Yds         18 - Par 4 430 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,738 Yds               35 3,331 Yds
 
 Annual: 5th
 Defending Champion: Mike Weir
 Runner-Up: Fred Funk
 Tournament Record: 265 (Mark Calcavecchia, 1997; Brandel Chamblee, 1998)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Payne Stewart, 1998)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Len Mattiace, Richard Zokol, Steve Pate, 1997;
                      Brandel Chamblee, Chris DiMarco, 1998)
 Course Record: 61 (Scott McCarron, 1999)
 Total Purse: $2,800,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $504,000; 2nd Place - 302,400; 3rd Place - 190,400
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Mike Weir              266               Phil Tataurangi         272
 Fred Funk              268               Charles Raulerson       273
 Carlos Franco          270               Jay Delsing             274
 Scott McCarron         272               Kevin Wentworth         274
 Payne Stewart          272               Three players at        275
 
             Past Air Canada Championship Winners and Runners-up
             ---------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Mike Weir (266) -- Fred Funk
 1998 -- Brandel Chamblee (265) -- Payne Stewart
 1997 -- Mark Calcavecchia (265) -- Andrew Magee
 1996 -- Guy Boros (272) -- Emlyn Aubrey, Lee Janzen, Taylor Smith
 
 Note: Formerly called Greater Vancouver Open (1996-98).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Mike Weir         - Defending champion, 32nd on money list, 6 top-10's
 Robert Allenby    - Two-time winner this year, 12th on money list
 Mark Calcavecchia - 31st on money list with six top-10 finishes
 Bob Estes         - Has finished in the top-10 three times in 4 years at event
 Carlos Franco     - Has made 15 of 19 cuts this year with 1 win and 5 top-10's
 Fred Funk         - Only 2 top-10's in 24 events, currently 57th on money list
 Retief Goosen     - Has four top-five finishes this year on European Tour
 Tim Herron        - "Lumpy" has struggled this year with 3 top-10's in 24 tries
 Scott Hoch        - 34th on money list with four top-10 finishes in 21 events
 Lee Janzen        - Tied for 17th last week with final round of 67
 Steve Lowery      - Has registered six top-10's this season, 39th on money list
 Bob May           - Two-time runner-up this year including 2nd at PGA Champ
 Jesper Parnevik   - 5th on money list with two wins and 9 top-10's in 16 events

 

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