LPGA Corning Classic
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 Dates: Thursday, May 25th through Sunday, May 28th

 Site: Corning Country Club, Corning, New York

 Course Architect: Tom Winton (1929)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,060

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 402 yds         10 - Par 4 364 yds

               2 - Par 5 446 yds         11 - Par 3 158 yds

               3 - Par 3 191 yds         12 - Par 5 465 yds

               4 - Par 4 355 yds         13 - Par 4 412 yds

               5 - Par 5 449 yds         14 - Par 5 510 yds

               6 - Par 4 307 yds         15 - Par 3 125 yds

               7 - Par 3 152 yds         16 - Par 4 304 yds

               8 - Par 4 345 yds         17 - Par 4 334 yds

               9 - Par 4 364 yds         18 - Par 4 377 yds

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                    36 3,011 yds               36 3,049 yds

 

 Annual: 22nd

 Defending Champion: Kelli Kuehne

 Runner-Up: Rosie Jones

 Tournament Record: 268 (Tammie Green, 1998)

 54-Hole Record: 201 (Patti Rizzo, 1985)

 36-Hole Record: 133 (Sherri Turner, 1985; Ok-Hee Ku, 1988)

 Course Record: 63 (Patty Sheehan, 1983; Sherri Turner, 1988)

 Total Purse: $800,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $120,000; 2nd Place - 74,474; 3rd Place - 54,346

 

                              1999 Finish

                              -----------

 

 Player              Score                   Player               Score

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

 Kelli Kuehne         278                    Kris Tschetter        282

 Rosie Jones          279                    Stefania Croce        282

 Joan Pitcock         281                    Hiromi Kobayashi      282

 Cindy McCurdy        281                    Kathryn Marshall      282

 Tammie Green         281                    Five players at       283

 

            Past LPGA Corning Classic Winners and Runners-Up

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

 

 1999 -- Kelli Kuehne (278) -- Rosie Jones

 1998 -- Tammie Green (268) -- Emilee Klein, Brandie Burton

 1997 -- *Rosie Jones (277) -- Tammie Green

 1996 -- Rosie Jones (276) -- Val Skinner

 1995 -- Alison Nicholas (275) -- Barb Mucha, Danielle Ammaccapane

 1994 -- Beth Daniel (278) -- Stephanie Farwig, Nancy Ramsbottom

 1993 -- *Kelly Robbins (277) -- Alison Nicholas

 1992 -- Colleen Walker (276) -- Alice Miller, Beth Daniel

 1991 -- Betsy King (273) -- Deb Richard

 1990 -- Pat Bradley (274) -- Patty Sheehan

 1989 -- Ayako Okamoto (272) -- Beth Daniel

 1988 -- Sherri Turner (273) -- JoAnne Carner, Ok-Hee Ku

 1987 -- Cindy Rarick (275) -- Patty Sheehan, Jane Geddes, Betsy King

 1986 -- Laurie Rinker (278) -- Pat Bradley, Beth Daniel

 1985 -- Patti Rizzo (272) -- Jane Crafter

 1984 -- JoAnne Carner (281) -- Ayako Okamoto

 1983 -- Patty Sheehan (272) -- Cindy Hill

 1982 -- Sandra Spuzich (280) -- Patty Sheehan

 1981 -- Kathy Hite (282) -- JoAnne Carner

 1980 -- Donna Caponi (281) -- Myra Van Hoose

 1979 -- Penny Pulz (284) -- Judy Rankin

 

 * - Won in Playoff

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Kelli Kuehne        - Defending champion, 46th on money list with no top-10's

 Tina Barrett        - Has made 10 of 12 cuts this year, 30th on money list

 Tammie Green        - Won this event in 1998, third in 1999 and second in 1997

 Pat Hurst           - Won two weeks ago at Electrolux, 5th in scoring

 Becky Iverson       - 10th in birdies, 19th on money list, 4 top-10's

 Rosie Jones         - 8th in scoring, only one top-10, 42nd on money list

 Betsy King          - LPGA all-time money winner, won in Hawaii earlier in 2000

 Liselotte Neumann   - 5th in putting, made 10 of 11 cuts but no top-10's

 Sherri Steinhauer   - 6th in scoring, 1st in birdies, 29 of 51 rounds under par

 Jan Stephenson      - Has made only 8 of 12 cuts in 2000 with no top-10 finishes

 

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