Compaq European Grand Prix
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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, June 22nd through Sunday, June 25th
 Site: De Vere Slaley Hall Golf Club, Hexham, Northumberland, England
 Course Architect: Dave Thomas (1990)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,088
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 429 Yds   10 - Par 4 362 Yds
               2 - Par 4 429 Yds   11 - Par 5 562 Yds
               3 - Par 4 412 Yds   12 - Par 5 531 Yds
               4 - Par 5 521 Yds   13 - Par 4 395 Yds
               5 - Par 4 382 Yds   14 - Par 3 179 Yds
               6 - Par 3 205 Yds   15 - Par 4 331 Yds
               7 - Par 4 432 Yds   16 - Par 4 395 Yds
               8 - Par 4 423 Yds   17 - Par 3 184 Yds
               9 - Par 4 453 Yds   18 - Par 4 463 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,686 Yds         36 3,402 Yds
 
 Annual: 4th
 Defending Champion: David Park
 Runner-Up: David Carter, Retief Goosen
 Tournament Record: 270 (Colin Montgomerie, 1997)
 54-Hole Record: 202 (David Park, 1999)
 36-Hole Record: 132 (David Park, 1999)
 Course Record: 65 (Ross Drummond, 1996; Colin Montgomerie, 1997;
                   David Carter, David Park, Peter Mitchell, 1999)
 Total Purse: $980,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $163,338; 2nd Place - 108,448; 3rd Place - 61,101
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 David Park             274               Ricardo Gonzalez        282
 David Carter           275               Dean Robertson          282
 Retief Goosen          275               Stephen Leaney          283
 Peter O'Malley         278               Warren Bennett          283
 Lee Westwood           279               Jose Coceres            283
 
         Past Compaq European Grand Prix Winners and Runners-Up
         ------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- David Park -- David Carter, Retief Goosen
 1998 -- Cancelled due to rain
 1997 -- Colin Montgomerie (270) -- Retief Goosen
 1996 -- Retief Goosen (277) -- Ross Drummond
 
 Note: Formerly called Slaley Hall Northumberland Challenge (1996).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 David Park        - Defending champion, 52nd on money list with one top-10
 Darren Clarke     - Two-time winner this year, 1st on Order of Merit
 Andrew Coltart    - 11th on money list with four top-10 finishes
 Brian Davis       - Won Peugeot Open de Espana, 14th on money list
 David Howell      - Finished 2nd at Wales Open, 9 cuts made in 15 events
 Mark James        - 1999 Ryder Cup captain, two top-10's in 6 events
 Paul Lawrie       - Withdrew from last week's U.S. Open, two top-five's
 Jonathan Lomas    - Has made the cut in 9 of 16 events with 2 top-10's
 Geoff Ogilvy      - 5th in driving distance, 20th on money list, 2 top-10's
 Lucas Parsons     - Has made only 4 of 9 cuts, won Holden International
 Lee Westwood      - Tied for 5th last week at U.S. Open, 3rd on money list

 

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