JAL Big Apple 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
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 
 Dates: Thursday, July 13th through Sunday, July 16th
 Site: Wykagyl Country Club, New Rochelle, New York
 Architect: Lawrence Van Etten (1904), Donald Ross (1920),
            A.W. Tillinghast (1931), Arthur Hills (1994)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,161
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 493 yds         10 - Par 4 401 yds
               2 - Par 3 160 yds         11 - Par 4 365 yds
               3 - Par 5 482 yds         12 - Par 4 398 yds
               4 - Par 3 197 yds         13 - Par 3 139 yds
               5 - Par 4 384 yds         14 - Par 4 379 yds
               6 - Par 4 357 yds         15 - Par 5 432 yds
               7 - Par 3 222 yds         16 - Par 3 164 yds
               8 - Par 4 365 yds         17 - Par 4 396 yds
               9 - Par 4 346 yds         18 - Par 5 481 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    35 3,006 yds               36 3,155 yds
 
 Annual: 11th
 Defending Champion: Sherri Steinhauer
 Runner-Up: Lorie Kane
 Tournament Record (Par 71): 265 (Annika Sorenstam, 1998 - 19-under par)
 Tournament Record (Par 72): 273 (Betsy King, 1990 - 15-under par)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Annika Sorenstam, 1998)
 36-Hole Record: 130 (Betsy King, 1990; Juli Inkster, 1992)
 Course Record: 63 (Betsy King, 1990)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Colleen Walker, 1991; Juli Inkster, 1992; Michele Redman,
                    Annika Sorenstam, 1997; Sherri Steinhauer, Rachel
                    Hetherington, 1999)
 Total Purse: $900,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $135,000; 2nd Place - 83,783; 3rd Place - 61,139
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Sherri Steinhauer *    273               Rachel Hetherington     280
 Lorie Kane             273               Laura Davies            280
 Juli Inkster           276               Karrie Webb             280
 Tina Barrett           277               Jenny Lidback           281
 Pearl Sinn             279               Five players at         282
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
              Past JAL Big Apple Classic Winners and Runners-up
              -------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- *Sherri Steinhauer (273) -- Lorie Kane
 1998 -- Annika Sorenstam (265) -- Joan Pitcock
 1997 -- Michele Redman (272) -- Annika Sorenstam
 1996 -- Caroline Pierce (211) -- Tina Barrett, Karrie Webb
 1995 -- Tracy Kerdyk (273) -- E.Crosby, C.Pierce, M.McGann, C.Koch
 1994 -- *Beth Daniel (276) -- Laura Davies
 1993 -- Hiromi Kobayashi (278) -- Rosie Jones
 1992 -- Juli Inkster (273) -- Nancy Lopez
 1991 -- Betsy King (279) -- Ayako Okamoto
 1990 -- Betsy King (273) -- Beth Daniel
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Sherri Steinhauer  - Defending champion, 6th in scoring, 2nd in birdies
 Helen Alfredsson   - Has made only 8 of 12 cuts this year with no top-10's
 Beth Daniel        - Finished 4th last week with three of four rounds in 60's
 Laura Davies       - 7th in scoring, 4th in birdies, six top-10's
 Rachel Hetherington- Lost in a playoff last week in Ohio to Annika Sorenstam
 Maria Hjorth       - 35th on money list with two top-10 finishes
 Juli Inkster       - 2nd in scoring, two wins this year, 3rd on money list
 Lorie Kane         - Has made 14 of 18 cuts this year with four top-10's
 Betsy King         - Two-time winner this year, 10th on money list
 Liselotte Neumann  - Struggles continue in 2000 with no top-10's in 16 eventsGra
 Kelly Robbins      - Only 3 top-10's this year, 18th on money list
 Annika Sorenstam   - Won last week's Kroger Classic, 3rd in scoring, 4 wins
 Charlotta Sorenstam- Reached the winner's circle earlier this year for 1st win
 Karrie Webb        - Four-time winner this year, 10 top-10's, 1st in money
 

 

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