First Union Betsy King Classic
First Union Betsy King 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, September 8th through Sunday, September 10th
 Site: Berkleigh Country Club, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
 Course Architect: Robert White (1926)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,197
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 362 yds         10 - Par 4 370 yds
               2 - Par 4 380 yds         11 - Par 4 380 yds
               3 - Par 3 185 yds         12 - Par 3 135 yds
               4 - Par 4 380 yds         13 - Par 5 495 Yds
               5 - Par 5 492 yds         14 - Par 4 360 yds
               6 - Par 3 181 yds         15 - Par 3 160 yds
               7 - Par 4 350 yds         16 - Par 5 485 yds
               8 - Par 4 302 yds         17 - Par 4 375 yds
               9 - Par 4 330 yds         18 - Par 5 475 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    35 2,962 yds               37 3,235 yds
 
 Annual: 5th
 Defending Champion: Mi Hyun Kim
 Runner-Up: Jenny Lidback, Helen Dobson, Beth Daniel
 Tournament Record: 270 (Annika Sorenstam, 1996)
 54-Hole Record: 202 (Annika Sorenstam, 1996)
 36-Hole Record: 134 (Laura Davies, 1996)
 Course Record: 65 (Laura Davies, 1996; Dale Eggeling, Kelly Robbins, 1997;
                    Wendy Doolan, 1999)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Kim Bauer, 1997)
 Total Purse: $800,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $120,000; 2nd Place - 74,474; 3rd Place - 54,346
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Mi Hyun Kim            280               Jill McGill             282
 Jenny Lidback          281               Lisa Kiggens            284
 Beth Daniel            281               Susie Redman            284
 Helen Dobson           281               Joanne Morley           284
 Marisa Baena           282               Betsy King              284
 
          Past First Union Betsy King Classic Winners and Runners-Up
          ----------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Mi Hyun Kim (280) -- Jenny Lidback, Beth Daniel, Helen Dobson
 1998 -- *Rachel Hetherington (274) -- Annika Sorenstam
 1997 -- Annika Sorenstam (274) -- Kelly Robbins
 1996 -- Annika Sorenstam (270) -- Laura Davies
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called CoreStates Betsy King Classic (1996).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Mi Hyun Kim         - Defending champion, 7th on money list with 8 top-10's
 Beth Daniel         - Has three top-10's in four years at this event
 Rachel Hetherington - Won this event in 1998, 26th on money list
 Pat Hurst           - 5th on money list with 1 win and four runner-up finishes
 Rosie Jones         - Two-time runner-up this year, 6th on money list
 Lorie Kane          - Broke through in winner's column at Michelob Light Classic
 Betsy King          - Tournament name sake tied for seventh last year
 Meg Mallon          - Two wins and three runner-up finishes this season
 Grace Park          - 16th on money list with one win and four top-10's
 Dottie Pepper       - Making her first start since withdrawing from U.S. Open
 Nancy Scranton      - Won earlier this year, 23rd on money list, 3 top-10's

 

 

 

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