Linde German Masters
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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, September 28th through Sunday, October 1st
 Site: Golf Club Gut Larchenhof, Cologne, Germany
 Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,209
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 356 Yds   10 - Par 4 415 Yds
               2 - Par 4 427 Yds   11 - Par 3 159 Yds
               3 - Par 5 546 Yds   12 - Par 4 470 Yds
               4 - Par 3 190 Yds   13 - Par 5 514 Yds
               5 - Par 4 433 Yds   14 - Par 4 455 Yds
               6 - Par 4 439 Yds   15 - Par 5 521 Yds
               7 - Par 5 577 Yds   16 - Par 3 193 Yds
               8 - Par 3 213 Yds   17 - Par 4 410 Yds
               9 - Par 4 446 Yds   18 - Par 4 445 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,627 Yds         36 3,582 Yds
 
 Annual: 14th
 Defending Champion: Sergio Garcia
 Runner-Up: Padraig Harrington, Ian Woosnam
 Tournament Record: 264 (Anders Forsbrand, 1995; Darren Clarke, 1996)
 54-Hole Record: 195 (Anders Forsbrand, 1995)
 36-Hole Record: 127 (Ernie Els, 1994; Russell Claydon, 1995)
 18-Hole Record: 60 (Bernhard Langer, 1997)
 Course Record: 63 (Rodger Davis, 1998)
 Total Purse: $2,374,500
 Shares: 1st Place - $396,000; 2nd Place - 264,000; 3rd Place - 148,600
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Sergio Garcia *        277               Alex Cejka              279
 Padraig Harrington     277               Carlos Franco           280
 Ian Woosnam            277               Retief Goosen           280
 Jose Rivero            278               Bernhard Langer         281
 Peter Baker            278               Peter Mitchell          281
                                          Colin Montgomerie       281
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
               Past Linde German Masters Winners and Runners-up
               ------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- *Sergio Garcia (277) -- Padraig Harrington, Ian Woosnam
 1998 -- Colin Montgomerie (266) -- Robert Karlsson, Vijay Singh
 1997 -- Bernhard Langer (267) -- Colin Montgomerie
 1996 -- Darren Clarke (264) -- Mark Davis
 1995 -- Anders Forsbrand (264) -- Bernhard Langer
 1994 -- *Seve Ballesteros (270) -- Jose Maria Olazabal, Ernie Els
 1993 -- Steven Richardson (271) -- Robert Karlsson
 1992 -- Barry Lane (272) -- Rodger Davis, Bernhard Langer, Ian Woosnam
 1991 -- *Bernhard Langer (275) -- Rodger Davis
 1990 -- Sam Torrance (272) -- Bernhard Langer, Ian Woosnam
 1989 -- Bernhard Langer (276) -- Jose Maria Olazabal, Payne Stewart
 1988 -- Jose Maria Olazabal (279) -- Anders Forsbrand, Des Smyth
 1987 -- *Sandy Lyle (278) -- Bernhard Langer
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called Mercedes German Masters (1990-95).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Sergio Garcia      - Defending champion, 36th on Volvo Order of Merit
 Thomas Bjorn       - Withdrew from last week's event, 4th on money list
 Michael Campbell   - Two-time winner and three-time runner-up in 2000
 Nick Faldo         - Has registered 3 top-10 finishes in just 8 Europe events
 Carlos Franco      - Made 17 of 21 cuts on PGA Tour this year with one win
 Retief Goosen      - Won Trophee Lancome two weeks ago, 12th on money list
 Padraig Harrington - 13th on money list with one win and two seconds
 Miguel A. Jimenez  - Four top-10 finishes this year in just 15 tournaments
 Bernhard Langer    - Three wins and four seconds at this event in 13 years
 Colin Montgomerie  - Second on tour with 10 top-10's, 2 wins and 2 thirds
 Jose M. Olazabal   - Two-time Masters Champion, 8th on money list, 1 win
 Eduardo Romero     - Won European Masters three weeks ago, 2nd last week
 Vijay Singh        - Current Masters Champion, tied for 12th last year
 Lee Westwood       - Won last week for the fifth time in 2000, 1st in money
 

 

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