BMW International Open
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Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
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 Dates: Thursday, August 19th through Sunday, August 22nd
 Site: Golfclub Munchen Nord-Eichenried, Munich, Germany
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,914
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 432 Yds   10 - Par 4 472 Yds
               2 - Par 3 208 Yds   11 - Par 5 538 Yds
               3 - Par 4 447 Yds   12 - Par 3 153 Yds
               4 - Par 4 349 Yds   13 - Par 4 372 Yds
               5 - Par 4 331 Yds   14 - Par 4 464 Yds
               6 - Par 5 481 Yds   15 - Par 4 396 Yds
               7 - Par 4 441 Yds   16 - Par 4 319 Yds
               8 - Par 3 197 Yds   17 - Par 3 189 Yds
               9 - Par 5 557 Yds   18 - Par 5 568 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,443 Yds         36 3,471 Yds
 
 Annual: 12th
 Defending Champion: Colin Montgomerie
 Runner-Up: Padraig Harrington
 Tournament Record: 264 (Robert Karlsson, Carl Watts, 1997)
 Course Record: 62 (David Feherty, 1989-90; Steen Tinning, Darren Clarke, 1992;
                    David Park, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,354,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $225,700; 2nd Place - 150,000; 3rd Place - 84,500
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Colin Montgomerie      268               Gary Orr                275
 Padraig Harrington     271               David Howell            275
 Jarrod Moseley         272               Andrew Coltart          275
 John Bickerton         274               Five players at         276
 Mark James             275
 
         Past BMW International Open Winners and Runners-Up
         --------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Colin Montgomerie (268) -- Padraig Harrington
 1998 -- Russell Claydon (270) -- Jamie Spence
 1997 -- *Robert Karlsson (264) -- Carl Watts
 1996 -- #Marc Farry (132) -- Richard Green
 1995 -- Frank Nobilo (272) -- Bernhard Langer, Jarmo Sandelin
 1994 -- Mark McNulty (274) -- Seve Ballesteros
 1993 -- Peter Fowler (267) -- Ian Woosnam
 1992 -- *Paul Azinger (266) -- B.Langer, Glen Day, Anders Forsbrand, Mark James
 1991 -- Sandy Lyle (268) -- Tony Johnstone
 1990 -- *Paul Azinger (277) -- David Feherty
 1989 -- David Feherty (269) -- Fred Couples
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 # - Rain shortened.
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Colin Montgomerie  - Defending champion, two-time winner this year
 Thomas Bjorn       - Tied for 10th last week at NEC Invitational
 Ernie Els          - Three-time runner-up this year, 3rd on Order of Merit
 Pierre Fulke       - Won last week's Scottish PGA, 37th on money list
 Padraig Harrington - One win and two seconds this season, 12th in money
 Bernhard Langer    - Two-time runner-up at this event, 23rd on money list
 Greg Norman        - 18 career PGA Tour wins, 14 career European Tour wins
 Nick O'Hern        - 39th on money list, has made 15 of 17 cuts, 2 top-10's
 Lucas Parsons      - Won earlier this year for only top-10, 34th on money list
 Jarmo Sandelin     - Has made 17 of 19 cuts with three top-10 finishes
 Steen Tinning      - Scoring average this year is 71.26, 28th on money list

 

 

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