American Express 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, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th
 Site: Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Andalucia, Spain
 Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones (1974)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,830
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 389 yds         10 - Par 4 390 yds
               2 - Par 4 399 yds         11 - Par 5 547 yds
               3 - Par 3 173 yds         12 - Par 3 197 yds
               4 - Par 5 535 yds         13 - Par 4 403 yds
               5 - Par 4 381 yds         14 - Par 4 370 yds
               6 - Par 3 163 yds         15 - Par 3 225 yds
               7 - Par 4 460 yds         16 - Par 4 422 yds
               8 - Par 4 345 yds         17 - Par 5 536 yds
               9 - Par 4 441 yds         18 - Par 4 454 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    35 3,286 yds               36 3,544 yds
 
 Annual: 2nd
 Defending Champion: Tiger Woods
 Runner-Up: Miguel Angel Jimenez
 Tournament Record: 278 (Tiger Woods, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 1999)
 54-Hole Record: 209 (Chris Perry, Miguel Angel Jimenez, 1999)
 36-Hole Record: 137 (Chris Perry, Tim Herron, 1999)
 18-Hole Record: 65 (Stewart Cink, 1999)
 Course Record: 62 (Bernhard Langer, 1994)
 Total Purse: $5,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,000,000; 2nd Place - 500,000; 3rd Place - 340,000
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Tiger Woods *          278               Stewart Cink            284
 Miguel Angel Jimenez   278               Fred Funk               285
 Dudley Hart            283               Sergio Garcia           285
 Nick Price             284               Scott Hoch              285
 Lee Westwood           284               Chris Perry             285
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
         Past American Express Championship Winners and Runners-up
         ---------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- *Tiger Woods (278) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                          Players in the Field
                          --------------------
 
 Robert Allenby              Kyi Hla Han                Jesper Parnevik
 Stuart Appleby              Padraig Harrington         Lucas Parsons
 Thomas Bjorn                Dudley Hart                Dennis Paulson
 Angel Cabrera               Nic Henning                Chris Perry
 Mark Calcavecchia           Scott Hoch                 Nick Price
 Michael Campbell            Miguel Angel Jimenez       Phillip Price
 Darren Clarke               Bernhard Langer            Eduardo Romero
 Jose Coceres                Franklin Langham           Nobuhito Sato
 Andrew Coltart              Justin Leonard             Peter Senior
 Chris DiMarco               Jeff Maggert               Vijay Singh
 Ernie Els                   Shigeki Maruyama           Hidemichi Tanaka
 Darren Fichardt             Bob May                    David Toms
 Steve Flesch                Paul McGinley              Kirk Triplett
 Carlos Franco               Rocco Mediate              Tjaart Van der Walt
 Pierre Fulke                Colin Montgomerie          Scott Verplank
 Sergio Garcia               Jose Maria Olazabal        Duffy Waldorf
 Retief Goosen               Gary Orr                   Mike Weir
 Mathias Gronberg            Joe Ozaki                  Lee Westwood
                                                        Tiger Woods
 

 

 

 

 

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