Bellsouth Senior Classic
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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
Golf Today report of last years event
 Dates: Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th

 Site: Springhouse Golf Club, Nashville, Tennessee

 Course Architect: Larry Nelson (1990)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,783

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 530 yds         10 - Par 5 520 yds

               2 - Par 4 420 yds         11 - Par 4 435 yds

               3 - Par 3 162 yds         12 - Par 5 531 yds

               4 - Par 4 391 yds         13 - Par 4 323 yds

               5 - Par 4 435 yds         14 - Par 3 212 yds

               6 - Par 5 535 yds         15 - Par 3 170 yds

               7 - Par 4 415 yds         16 - Par 4 340 yds

               8 - Par 3 175 yds         17 - Par 4 398 yds

               9 - Par 4 360 yds         18 - Par 4 431 yds

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                    36 3,423 yds               36 3,360 yds

 

 Annual: 8th

 Defending Champion: Bruce Fleisher

 Runner-Up: Al Geiberger

 Tournament Record: 198 (Isao Aoki, 1998)

 36-Hole Record: 128 (Isao Aoki, 1998)

 Course Record: 62 (Dave Stockton, 1994; Isao Aoki, 1998)

 Total Purse: $1,500,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $225,000; 2nd Place - 132,000; 3rd Place - 108,000

 

                             1999 Finish

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 Player                Score              Player                 Score

 ------                -----              ------                 -----

 Bruce Fleisher         200               Jim Albus               203

 Al Geiberger           201               Gary McCord             203

 Tom Jenkins            202               Kermit Zarley           205

 Gil Morgan             202               Dana Quigley            205

 Bruce Summerhays       202               Jim Thorpe              205

 

         Past BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland Winners and Runners-up

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 1999 -- Bruce Fleisher (200) -- Al Geiberger

 1998 -- Isao Aoki (198) -- Larry Nelson

 1997 -- Gil Morgan (202) -- John Bland

 1996 -- Isao Aoki (202) -- Graham Marsh, Jay Sigel

 1995 -- Jim Dent (203) -- Bob Murphy

 1994 -- Lee Trevino (199) -- Jim Albus, Dave Stockton

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Bruce Fleisher    - Defending Champion, three wins this year, 2nd on money list

 Jose M. Canizares - 16th on money list with three top-five finishes

 Allen Doyle       - 8th in scoring, 7th on money list, 1 win and 6 top-10's

 Vicente Fernandez - Two-time runner-up this year, 12th on money list

 David Graham      - Finished third last week for his first top-10 of the year

 Hale Irwin        - 4th on money list with one win, three seconds, one third

 Tom Kite          - Won Tradition earlier this year, 13th on money list

 David Lundstrom   - Has three top-five finishes this year, 21st on money list

 Gil Morgan        - Has played only 7 events with 1 win and four top-five's

 Larry Nelson      - Won last week's event in a showdown with Tom Watson

 Andy North        - Has a pair of top-10 finishes in just five tournaments

 Dana Quigley      - Leads Tour with 10 top-10's, has 1 win and three seconds

 Doug Tewell       - Won PGA Seniors' Championship, 5th on money list

 Lanny Wadkins     - 31st on money list, has 1 win for only top-10 of the year

 

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