Electrolux USA Championship
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Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
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 Dates: Thursday, May 11th through Sunday, May 14th

 Site: Legends Club of Tennessee (Ironhorse Course), Franklin, Tennessee

 Course Architect: Tom Kite and Bob Cupp (1992)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,479

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 384 yds         10 - Par 4 362 yds

               2 - Par 4 358 yds         11 - Par 4 387 yds

               3 - Par 3 160 yds         12 - Par 3 195 yds

               4 - Par 5 540 yds         13 - Par 4 420 yds

               5 - Par 3 172 yds         14 - Par 5 545 yds

               6 - Par 4 396 yds         15 - Par 4 373 yds

               7 - Par 5 470 yds         16 - Par 3 154 yds

               8 - Par 4 360 yds         17 - Par 4 325 yds

               9 - Par 4 409 yds         18 - Par 5 469 yds

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                    36 3,249 yds               36 3,230 yds

 

 Annual: 13th

 Defending Champion: Meg Mallon

 Runner-Up: Kris Tschetter, Annika Sorenstam

 Tournament Record: 199 (Meg Mallon, 1999)

 36-Hole Record: 128 (Michelle McGann, 1999)

 18-Hole Record: 61 (Annika Sorenstam, 1999)

 9-Hole Record: 29 (Annika Sorenstam, 1999)

 Total Purse: $800,000

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

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Meg Mallon             199               Karrie Webb             203

 Kris Tschetter         200               Sherri Steinhauer       203

 Annika Sorenstam       200               Nancy Scranton          204

 Michelle McGann        201               Erika Wicoff            204

 Mi Hyun Kim            202               Dottie Pepper           205

                                          Kathryn Marshall        205

 

          Past Electrolux USA Championship Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- Meg Mallon (199) -- Kris Tschetter, Annika Sorenstam

 1998 -- *Barb Mucha (205) -- Donna Andrews, Nancy Lopez, Jenny Lidback

 1997 -- *Terry-Jo Myers (207) -- Laurel Kean, Nancy Harvey

 1996 -- Meg Mallon (210) -- Stephanie Farwig, Pam Wright

 1995 -- Michelle McGann (202) -- Dottie Pepper, Kelly Robbins, Laura Davies

 1994 -- Laura Davies (203) -- Meg Mallon

 1993 -- *Meg Mallon (205) -- Tina Tombs

 1992 -- *Maggie Will (207) -- Amy Benz, Brandie Burton

 1991 -- Nancy Lopez (206) -- Kris Monaghan

 1990 -- Ayako Okamoto (210) -- B.King, D.Coe, C.Walker, P.Bradley, J.Carner

 1989 -- Kathy Postlewait (203) -- Val Skinner

 1988 -- *Patti Rizzo (207) -- Tammie Green, Sherri Turner, Kim Williams

 

 * - Won in Playoff.

 

 Note: Formerly called Sara Lee Classic (1988-99).

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Meg Mallon         - Defending Champion, has posted 4 top-10's in 9 events

 Rachel Hetherington- 29th on money list, 2 top-10's finishes in 9 tournaments

 Pat Hurst          - Has three top-10's in 9 events, 20th on money list

 Juli Inkster       - 2nd in scoring, 14 of 26 rounds under par, one win

 Nancy Lopez        - Playing in only fifth event of the year with 1 top-10

 Liselotte Neumann  - 6th in putting, 64th on money list without a top-10

 Dottie Pepper      - 4th in scoring, 6 top-10's in 9 events, 2 seconds this year

 Kelly Robbins      - 16th on money list with three top-10 finishes

 Charlotta Sorenstam- 6th in birdies, won earlier this year, 6th in money

 Sherri Steinhauer  - Leads tour in birdies made, 8th in driving accuracy

 Karrie Webb        - 1st in scoring, money and wins, 20 of 22 rounds under par

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