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 Dates: Thursday, September 7th through Sunday, September 10th
 Site: Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre (Alpine Course), Crans Montana, Switzerland
 Course Architect: Unknown. Seve Ballesteros (redesigned greens in 1997)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,846
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 543 Yds   10 - Par 4 407 Yds
               2 - Par 4 440 Yds   11 - Par 3 206 Yds
               3 - Par 3 192 Yds   12 - Par 4 412 Yds
               4 - Par 4 506 Yds   13 - Par 3 200 Yds
               5 - Par 4 341 Yds   14 - Par 5 598 Yds
               6 - Par 4 326 Yds   15 - Par 5 519 Yds
               7 - Par 4 319 Yds   16 - Par 3 236 Yds
               8 - Par 3 176 Yds   17 - Par 4 388 Yds
               9 - Par 5 632 Yds   18 - Par 4 405 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,475 Yds         35 3,371 Yds
 
 Annual: 66th
 Defending Champion: Lee Westwood
 Runner-Up: Thomas Bjorn
 Tournament Record: 260 (Colin Montgomerie, 1996)
 Course Record: 60 (Baldovino Bassu, 1971; Jamie Spence, 1992)
 Total Purse: $1,332,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $222,000; 2nd Place - 148,000; 3rd Place - 83,400
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Lee Westwood           270               Ignacio Garrido         280
 Thomas Bjorn           272               Sven Struver            280
 Alex Cejka             276               Miguel A. Jimenez       280
 Marc Farry             278               Four players at         281
 Sam Torrance           278
 
                  Past Canon European Masters Winners
                  -----------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Lee Westwood (270) -- Thomas Bjorn
 1998 -- *Sven Struver (263) -- Patrik Sjoland
 1997 -- Costantino Rocca (266) -- Robert Karlsson, Scott Henderson
 1996 -- Colin Montgomerie (260) -- Sam Torrance
 1995 -- Mathias Gronberg (270) -- Costantino Rocca, Barry Lane
 1994 -- Eduardo Romero (266) -- Pierre Fulke
 1993 -- Barry Lane (270) -- Seve Ballesteros, Miguel Angel Jimenez
 1992 -- *Jamie Spence (271) -- Anders Forsbrand
 1991 -- Jeff Hawkes (268) -- Seve Ballesteros
 1990 -- Ronan Rafferty (267) -- John Bland
 1989 -- Seve Ballesteros (266) -- Craig Parry
 1988 -- Chris Moody (268) -- Seve Ballesteros, Anders Forsbrand, Ian Woosnam
 1987 -- Anders Forsbrand (263) -- Mark Mouland
 1986 -- Jose Maria Olazabal (262) -- Anders Forsbrand
 1985 -- Craig Stadler (267)
 1984 -- Jerry Anderson (261) -- Howard Clark
 1983 -- *Nick Faldo (268) -- Sandy Lyle
 1982 -- *Ian Woosnam (272) -- Bill Longmuir
 1981 -- *Manuel Pinero (277) -- Antonio Garrido, Tony Johnstone
 1980 -- Nick Price (267) -- Manuel Calero
 1979 -- Hugh Baiocchi (275) -- Antonio Garrido, Dale Hayes, Delio Lovato
 1978 -- Seve Ballesteros (272) -- Manuel Pinero
 1977 -- Seve Ballesteros (273) -- John Schroeder
 1976 -- Manuel Pinero (274) -- Dave Hill
 1975 -- Dale Hayes (273) -- Tienie Britz, Bernard Gallacher, Gary Player
 1974 -- Bob Charles (275) -- Tony Jacklin
 1973 -- Hugh Baiocchi (278) -- Eddie Polland, Jack Newton
 1972 -- Graham Marsh (270)
 1971 -- Peter Townsend (270) -- Manuel Ballesteros
 1970 -- Graham Marsh (274)
 1969 -- R.Bernardini (277)               1968 -- R.Bernardini (272)
 1967 -- R.Vines (272)                    1966 -- A.Angelini (271)
 1965 -- #H.R. Henning (208)              1964 -- H.R. Henning (276)
 1963 -- *D.J. Rees (278)                 1962 -- *R.J. Charles (272)
 1961 -- K.D.G. Nagle (268)               1960 -- Harold Henning (270)
 1959 -- D.J. Rees (274)                  1958 -- K. Bousfield (272)
 1957 -- A.Angelini (270)                 1956 -- D.J. Rees (278)
 1955 -- F. van Donck (277)               1954 -- A.D. Locke (276)
 1953 -- F. van Donck (267)               1952 -- U. Grappasonni (267)
 1951 -- E.C. Brown (267)                 1950 -- A. Casera (276)
 1949 -- M. Dallemagne (270)              1948 -- U. Grappasonni (285)
 1947 -- Not Held                         1946 -- Not Held
 1945 -- Not Held                         1944 -- Not Held
 1943 -- Not Held                         1942 -- Not Held
 1941 -- Not Held                         1940 -- Not Held
 1939 -- F. Cavalo (273)                  1938 -- J. Saubaber (139)
 1937 -- M. Dallemagne (138)              1936 -- @F. Francis (134)
 1935 -- A. Boyer (137)                   1934 -- A. Boyer (133)
 1933 -- Not Held                         1932 -- Not Held
 1931 -- M. Dallemagne (145)              1930 -- A. Boyer (150)
 1929 -- A. Wilson (142)                  1928 -- Not Held
 1927 -- Not Held                         1926 -- Alex Ross (145)
 1925 -- Alex Ross (148)                  1924 -- P. Boomer (150)
 1923 -- Alex Ross (149)
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 # - 54 Holes.
 @ - Amateur.
 
 Note: Formerly called Swiss Open (1971-81), Ebel Swiss Masters (1982),
       Ebel European Masters Swiss Open (1983-1990), Canon European
       Masters Swiss Open (1991).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Lee Westwood       - Defending champion, 4 wins this year, 1st on money list
 Seve Ballesteros   - Three-time winner and three-time runner-up at this venue
 Darren Clarke      - Has a pair of wins this year, 2nd on money list
 Nick Faldo         - Will be playing in three of the next four events in Europe
 Padraig Harrington - 12th on money list with one win and four top-five finishes
 Miguel A. Jimenez  - Has four top-10's this year, 11th on money list, 1 second
 Paul Lawrie        - 1999 British Open champion, has four top-10's this year
 Eduardo Romero     - Won this event in 1994, has finished third 3 times in 2000
 Jarmo Sandelin     - Has made 18 of 20 cuts this year with three top-10 finishes
 Sven Struver       - Tied for 6th last year at this event, won it in 1998
 Sam Torrance       - 2001 Ryder Cup captain for European Team, 4th last year

 

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