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 Dates: Thursday, May 18th Through Sunday, May 21st

 Site: Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas

 Course Architect: John Bredemus, Ralph Plummer (1936), Perry Maxwell

                   (redesigned 3 holes, 1941), Keith Foster (1999)

 Par: 70

 Yardage: 7,080

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 565 yds         10 - Par 4 404 yds

               2 - Par 4 400 yds         11 - Par 5 609 yds

               3 - Par 4 476 yds         12 - Par 4 433 yds

               4 - Par 3 246 yds         13 - Par 3 178 yds

               5 - Par 4 470 yds         14 - Par 4 457 yds

               6 - Par 4 393 yds         15 - Par 4 430 yds

               7 - Par 4 427 yds         16 - Par 3 188 yds

               8 - Par 3 192 yds         17 - Par 4 383 yds

               9 - Par 4 402 yds         18 - Par 4 427 yds

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                    35 3,571 yds               35 3,509 yds

 

 Annual: 54th

 Defending Champion: Olin Browne

 Runner-Up: Fred Funk, Paul Goydos, Tim Herron, Greg Kraft, Jeff Sluman

 Tournament Record: 264 (Fulton Allem, 1993)

 54-Hole Record: 195 (Scott Simpson, 1994; David Ogrin, 1997)

 36-Hole Record: 129 (Fulton Allem, 1993; Brad Faxon, David Frost,

                      Paul Goydos, 1997)

 Course Record: 61 (Lee Janzen, Keith Clearwater, 1993; Greg Kraft, 1999)

 9-Hole Record: 28 (Wayne Levi, Keith Clearwater, 1993)

 Total Purse: $3,300,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $594,000; 2nd Place - 356,400; 3rd Place - 224,400

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Olin Browne            272               Jeff Sluman             273

 Fred Funk              273               Bob Estes               274

 Paul Goydos            273               John Huston             274

 Tim Herron             273               Billy Mayfair           274

 Greg Kraft             273               Craig Parry             274

 

             Past MasterCard Colonial Winners and Runners-Up

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

 

 1999 -- Olin Browne (272) -- F.Funk, P.Goydos, Tim Herron, G.Kraft, J.Sluman

 1998 -- Tom Watson (265) -- Jim Furyk

 1997 -- David Frost (265) -- Brad Faxon, David Ogrin

 1996 -- Corey Pavin (272) -- Jeff Sluman

 1995 -- Tom Lehman (271) -- Craig Parry

 1994 -- *Nick Price (266) -- Scott Simpson

 1993 -- Fulton Allem (264) -- Greg Norman

 1992 -- *Bruce Lietzke (267) -- Corey Pavin

 1991 -- Tom Purtzer (267) -- David Edwards, Scott Hoch, Bob Lohr

 1990 -- Ben Crenshaw (272) -- John Mahaffey, Corey Pavin, Nick Price

 1989 -- Ian Baker-Finch (270) -- David Edwards

 1988 -- Lanny Wadkins (270) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Ben Crenshaw, Joey Sindelar

 1987 -- Keith Clearwater (266) -- Davis Love III

 1986 -- *#Dan Pohl (205) -- Payne Stewart

 1985 -- Corey Pavin (266) -- Bob Murphy

 1984 -- *Peter Jacobsen (270) -- Payne Stewart

 1983 -- *Jim Colbert (278) -- Fuzzy Zoeller

 1982 -- Jack Nicklaus (273) -- Andy North

 1981 -- Fuzzy Zoeller (274) -- Hale Irwin

 1980 -- Bruce Lietzke (271) -- Ben Crenshaw

 1979 -- Al Geiberger (274) -- Don January, Gene Littler

 1978 -- Lee Trevino (268) -- Jerry Heard, Jerry Pate

 1977 -- Ben Crenshaw (272) -- John Schroeder

 1976 -- Lee Trevino (273) -- Mike Morley

 1975 -- Hosted Tournament Players Championship won by Al Geiberger

 1974 -- Rod Curl (276) -- Jack Nicklaus

 1973 -- Tom Weiskopf (276) -- Bruce Crampton, Jerry Heard

 1972 -- Jerry Heard (275) -- Fred Marti

 1971 -- Gene Littler (283) -- Bert Yancey

 1970 -- Homero Blancas (273) -- Gene Littler, Lee Trevino

 1969 -- Gardner Dickinson (278) -- Gary Player

 1968 -- Billy Casper (275) -- Bert Yancey

 1967 -- Dave Stockton (278) -- Charles Coody

 1966 -- Bruce Devlin (280) -- R.H. Sikes

 1965 -- Bruce Crampton (276) -- George Knudson

 1964 -- Billy Casper (279) -- Tommy Jacobs

 1963 -- Julius Boros (279) -- Gary Player

 1962 -- *Arnold Palmer (281) -- Johnny Pott

 1961 -- Doug Sanders (281) -- Kel Nagle

 1960 -- Julius Boros (280) -- Gene Littler, Kel Nagle

 1959 -- *Ben Hogan (285) -- Fred Hawkins

 1958 -- Tommy Bolt (282) -- Ken Venturi

 1957 -- Roberto de Vicenzo (284) -- Dick Mayer

 1956 -- Mike Souchak (280) -- Tommy Bolt

 1955 -- Chandler Harper (276) -- Dow Finsterwald

 1954 -- Johnny Palmer (280) -- Fred Haas

 1953 -- Ben Hogan (282) -- Doug Ford, Cary Middlecoff

 1952 -- Ben Hogan (279) -- Lloyd Mangrum

 1951 -- Cary Middlecoff (282) -- Jack Burke, Jr.

 1950 -- Sam Snead (277) -- Skip Alexander

 1949 -- Not held due to bad weather

 1948 -- Clayton Heafner (272) -- Skip Alexander, Ben Hogan

 1947 -- Ben Hogan (279) -- Toney Penna

 1946 -- Ben Hogan (279) -- Harry Todd

 

 * - Won in Playoff

 # - Rain Shortened

 

 Note: Formerly called Southwestern Bell Colonial (1989-94), Colonial

       National Invitation Tournament (1946-88).

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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

 

 Olin Browne       - Defending champion, has made only eight of 14 cuts in 2000

 Robert Allenby    - Won Shell Houston Open, finished 2nd at Phoenix

 Fred Couples      - Has recorded a pair of top-five finishes this year

 David Duval       - Has five top-five's in 11 events, no missed cuts

 Carlos Franco     - Successfully defended his title in New Orleans

 Fred Funk         - Has made 10 of 12 cuts this year but only 1 top-10

 Jim Furyk         - Won at Doral, 12th on money list, no missed cuts this year

 John Huston       - Tied for 4th last week, 17th on money list, 5 top-10's

 Tom Kite          - Won on Senior Tour this year, has made 2 cuts on PGA TOUR

 Justin Leonard    - Continues to struggle this year, no top-10's in 11 events

 Davis Love III    - Lost in a playoff last week at Byron Nelson Classic

 Phil Mickelson    - Lost in a playoff last week at Nelson, two wins this year

 Mark O'Meara      - Has made 5 of 8 cuts on PGA Tour this year, 1 top-10

 Vijay Singh       - 5th in World Rankings, has made all 14 cuts this year

 David Toms        - 27th on money list with one top-10 finish (third)

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