Belgacom Open
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 Dates: Thursday, September 21st through Sunday, September 24th
 Site: Royal Zoute Golf Club, Knokke-Le-Zoute, Belgium
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,907
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 420 Yds   10 - Par 4 384 Yds
               2 - Par 4 395 Yds   11 - Par 3 209 Yds
               3 - Par 3 148 Yds   12 - Par 5 532 Yds
               4 - Par 4 417 Yds   13 - Par 4 446 Yds
               5 - Par 4 470 Yds   14 - Par 4 414 Yds
               6 - Par 4 415 Yds   15 - Par 5 550 Yds
               7 - Par 4 386 Yds   16 - Par 3 183 Yds
               8 - Par 3 207 Yds   17 - Par 5 546 Yds
               9 - Par 4 402 Yds   18 - Par 4 383 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    34 3,260 Yds         37 3,647 Yds
 
 Annual: 51st
 Defending Champion: Robert Karlsson
 Runner-Up: Jamie Spence, Retief Goosen
 Tournament Record: 268 (Lee Westwood, Fredrik Jacobson, 1998)
 54-Hole Record: 200 (Eamonn Darcy, 1987)
 36-Hole Record: 132 (Fredrik Jacobson, 1998)
 Course Record: 64 (Miguel Angel Jimenez, 1992; Bernhard Langer, Vijay Singh,
                   Rodger Davis, 1993; Robert Karlsson, Greg Turner, Van
                   Phillips, Mark Mouland, 1998)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Mike Smith, 1988)
 Total Purse: $857,338
 Shares: 1st Place - $142,116; 2nd Place - 94,747; 3rd Place - 53,381
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Robert Karlsson        272               Mats Lanner             276
 Jamie Spence           273               Thomas Bjorn            276
 Retief Goosen          273               Paul Broadhurst         276
 Greg Turner            275               Stephen Gallacher       276
 Per-Ulrik Johansson    275               Des Smyth               277
 
               Past Belgacom Open Winners and Runners-up
               -----------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Robert Karlsson (272) -- Jamie Spence
 1998 -- *Lee Westwood (268) -- Fredrik Jacobson
 1997 -- Not Held
 1996 -- Not Held
 1995 -- Not Held
 1994 -- *Nick Faldo (279) -- Joakim Haeggman
 1993 -- Darren Clarke (270) -- Nick Faldo, Vijay Singh
 1992 -- Miguel Angel Jimenez (274) -- Barry Lane
 1991 -- *Per-Ulrik Johansson (276) -- Paul Broadhurst
 1990 -- Ove Sellberg (272) -- Ian Woosnam
 1989 -- Gordon J. Brand (273) -- Kevin Dickens
 1988 -- Jose Maria Olazabal (269) -- Mike Smith
 1987 -- #Eamonn Darcy (200) -- Nick Faldo, Ronan Rafferty, Ian Woosnam
 1986 -- Not Held
 1985 -- Not Held
 1984 -- Not Held
 1983 -- Not Held
 1982 -- Not Held
 1981 -- Not Held
 1980 -- Not Held
 1979 -- Gavin Levenson (279) -- Nick Faldo, Michael King, Bobby Cole
 1978 -- Noel Ratcliffe (280) -- Chris Tickner
 1977 -- Not Held
 1976 -- Not Held
 1975 -- Not Held
 1974 -- Not Held
 1973 -- Not Held
 1972 -- Not Held
 1971 -- Not Held
 1970 -- Not Held
 1969 -- Not Held
 1968 -- Not Held
 1967 -- Not Held
 1966 -- Not Held
 
 1964 -- Not Held
 1963 -- Not Held
 1962 -- Not Held
 1961 -- Not Held
 1960 -- Not Held
 1959 -- Not Held
 1958 -- K.Bousfield (271)              1957 -- *B.J. Hunt (280)
 1956 -- F.van Donck (269)              1955 -- D.C. Thomas (290)
 1954 -- D.J. Reese (287)               1953 -- F.van Donck (270)
 1952 -- A.Cerda (286)                  1951 -- A.Pelissier (279)
 1950 -- Roberto de Vicenzo (282)       1949 -- J.Adams (283)
 1948 -- W.S. Forrester (288)           1947 -- F.van Donck (283)
 1946 -- F.van Donck (289)              1945 -- Not Held
 1944 -- Not Held                       1943 -- Not Held
 1942 -- Not Held                       1941 -- Not Held
 1940 -- Not Held                       1939 -- F.van DOnck (291)
 1938 -- T.H. Cotton (277)              1937 -- M.Dallemagne (285)
 1936 -- A.Boyer (285)                  1935 -- W.J. Branch (283)
 1934 -- T.H. Cotton (279)              1933 -- A.Boyer (282)
 1932 -- A.Lacey (291)                  1931 -- A.Lacey (301)
 1930 -- T.H. Cotton (281)              1929 -- S.F. Brews (300)
 1928 -- A.Tingey, Jr. (293)            1927 -- M.Dallemagne (140)1926 -- A.Boome
 1924 -- W.Hagen (142)                  1923 -- P.Boomer (143)
 1922 -- A.Boomer (150)                 1921 -- E.Lafitte (145)
 1920 -- R.Jones (154)                  1919 -- Not Held
 1918 -- Not Held                       1917 -- Not Held
 1916 -- Not Held                       1915 -- Not Held
 1914 -- T.Ball (144)                   1913 -- T.Ball (154)
 1912 -- G.Duncan (144)                 1911 -- C.H. Mayo (144)
 1910 -- A.Massy (139)
 
 * - won in playoff
 # - 54 holes
 
 Note: From 1910-27 the tournament was only 36 holes. Formerly called
       Volvo Belgian Open (1987-89), Peugeot-Trends Belgian Open (1990),
       Renault Belgian Open (1991), Piaget Belgian Open (1992), Alfred
       Dunhill Open (1993-94). Tournament was not held from 1938-45,
       1959-77, 1980-86, 1995-97.
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Robert Karlsson    - Defending champion, 2 top-10's, 115th on money list
 Thomas Bjorn       - 4th on money list with 1 win and three runner-up finishes
 Darren Clarke      - Two-time winner this year, 2nd last week, 2 wins
 Padraig Harrington - 13th on money list with 4 top-five finishes and 1 win
 Bernhard Langer    - Two-time runner-up this year, 18th on money list
 Miguel A. Martin   - Tied for 7th last week with final round of 66
 Colin Montgomerie  - Fifth on money list with two wins and 10 top-10's
 Jose M. Olazabal   - Has six top-10's in 17 events with one victory
 Gary Orr           - Two-time winner this year, 11th on money list, 7 top-10's
 Eduardo Romero     - Won European Masters two weeks ago, 17th on money list
 Lee Westwood       - 4-time winner in 2000, 2nd on Order of Merit, 11 top-10's

 

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