Foremost Insurance Championship
Foremost Insurance Championship
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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
Golf Today report of last years event
 Dates: Friday, September 1st through Sunday, September 3rd
 Site: Egypt Valley Golf Club (Ridge and Valley Courses), Ada, Michigan
 Course Architect: Arthur Hills (1990)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,909
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 411 Yds         10 - Par 4 423 Yds
               2 - Par 4 394 Yds         11 - Par 4 423 Yds
               3 - Par 5 560 Yds         12 - Par 3 184 Yds
               4 - Par 4 389 Yds         13 - Par 5 526 Yds
               5 - Par 4 419 Yds         14 - Par 4 369 Yds
               6 - Par 3 208 Yds         15 - Par 4 423 Yds
               7 - Par 5 514 Yds         16 - Par 3 162 Yds
               8 - Par 3 153 Yds         17 - Par 5 518 Yds
               9 - Par 4 416 Yds         18 - Par 4 417 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,464 Yds               36 3,445 Yds
 
 Annual: 15th
 Defending Champion: Christy O'Connor Jr.
 Runner-Up: Jim Thorpe, George Archer, John Jacobs
 Tournament Record: 199 (George Archer, Jim Colbert, C.Rodriguez, 1993;
                         George Archer, 1998)
 36-Hole Record: 132 (Jim Colbert, 1993; Bruce Crampton, 1992)
 Course Record: 64 (Harry Toscano, 1996; George Archer, 1998)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Miller Barber, 1987; Butch Baird, George Archer,
                     Chi Chi Rodriguez, 1993; Bruce Crampton, 1992)
 Total Purse: $1,100,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $165,000; 2nd Place - 96,800; 3rd Place - 79,200
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Christy O'Connor, Jr.  205               Bruce Fleisher          212
 Jim Thorpe             209               Gary Player             212
 George Archer          209               John Bland              213
 John Jacobs            209               Jim Dent                213
 J.C. Snead             211               Alberto Giannone        213
                                          Jim Holtgrieve          213
                                          Noel Ratcliffe          213
 
         Past Foremost Insurance Championship Winners and Runners-up
         -----------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Christy O'Connor, Jr. (205) -- Jim Thorpe, George Archer, John Jacobs
 1998 -- George Archer (199) -- Jim Dent
 1997 -- Gil Morgan (207) -- Bob Duval
 1996 -- Dave Stockton (206) -- Bob Murphy
 1995 -- Jimmy Powell (201) -- Babe Hiskey
 1994 -- #Tony Jacklin (136) -- Dave Stockton
 1993 -- *George Archer (199) -- Jim Colbert, Chi Chi Rodriguez
 1992 -- Gibby Gilbert (202) -- T.Aaron, D.Hendrickson, H.Henning, D.Stockton
 1991 -- *Harold Henning (202) -- Gibby Gilbert
 1990 -- #Don Massengale (134) -- Terry Dill, Dave Hill, Larry Laoretti
 1989 -- John Paul Cain (203) -- Dave Hill, Charles Sifford
 1988 -- Orville Moody (203) -- Chick Evans, Gary Player, Chi Chi Rodriguez
 1987 -- Billy Casper (200) -- Miller Barber
 1986 -- *Jim Ferree (204) -- Gene Littler, Chi Chi Rodriguez
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain Shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called Greater Grand Rapids Open (1986-90), First of
       America Classic (1991-98).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Christy O'Connor  - Defending Champ, 52nd on money list, won Senior British 
Open
 Ed Dougherty      - 16th on money list with 1 win and six top-10 finishes
 Allen Doyle       - Has 12 top-10 finishes in 25 events, 7th on money list
 Vicente Fernandez - 23rd on money list with a pair of runner-up finishes
 John Jacobs       - Won Bruno's Memorial Classic, 14th on money list
 Gary McCord       - Has four top-10's in just 13 events, 37th on money list
 Larry Nelson      - Won last week's event in Boston for third win in 2000
 Andy North        - Shot final round of 79 last week, 3 top-10's this year
 Dana Quigley      - One win and five runner-up finishes this season
 Bruce Summerhays  - 18th on money list with seven top-10's in 28 events
 Lee Trevino       - All-time Senior Tour wins leader, 31st on money list
 Lanny Wadkins     - Won earlier this year for first career Senior Tour win

 

 

 

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