Giant Eagle LPGA Classic
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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, July 28th through Sunday, July 30th
 Site: Avalon Lakes Country Club, Warren, Ohio
 Course Architect: Pete Dye (1968)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,308
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 365 yds         10 - Par 4 382 yds
               2 - Par 4 384 yds         11 - Par 5 523 yds
               3 - Par 5 462 yds         12 - Par 3 191 yds
               4 - Par 3 160 yds         13 - Par 4 362 yds
               5 - Par 4 320 yds         14 - Par 4 360 yds
               6 - Par 5 497 yds         15 - Par 4 392 yds
               7 - Par 4 375 yds         16 - Par 3 165 yds
               8 - Par 3 158 yds         17 - Par 4 380 yds
               9 - Par 4 381 yds         18 - Par 5 451 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,102 yds               36 3,206 yds
 
 Annual: 11th
 Defending Champion: Jackie Gallagher-Smith
 Runner-Up: Marnie McGuire
 Tournament Record: 199 (Jackie Gallagher-Smith, 1999)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Brandie Burton, 1997; Dottie Pepper, 1998)
 Course Record: 64 (Michelle McGann, 1996; Tammie Green, Anna Acker-Macosko,
                   1997; Dottie Pepper, Robin Walton, 1998; Dana Dormann, 1999)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Lori West, Patty Sheehan, 1993; Michelle McGann, 1994;
                   Marnie McGuire, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $150,000; 2nd Place - 93,092; 3rd Place - 67,932
 
                              1999 Finish
                              -----------
 
 Player              Score                   Player               Score
 ------              -----                   ------               -----
 J. Gallagher-Smith   199                    Amy Benz              205
 Marnie McGuire       202                    Kim Saiki             205
 Karrie Webb          204                    Janice Moodie         205
 Leigh Ann Mills      204                    Se Ri Pak             205
 Lorie Kane           204                    Jan Stephenson        205
                                             Missie McGeorge       205
 
         Past Giant Eagle LPGA Classic Winners and Runners-up
         ----------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Jackie Gallagher-Smith (199) -- Marnie McGuire
 1998 -- Se Ri Pak (201) -- Dottie Pepper
 1997 -- *Tammie Green (203) -- Laura Davies
 1996 -- Michelle McGann (200) -- Kim Saiki
 1995 -- *Michelle McGann (205) -- Katie Peterson-Parker
 1994 -- Tammie Green (206) -- Colleen Walker
 1993 -- *Nancy Lopez (203) -- Deb Richard
 1992 -- *Betsy King (209) -- Beth Daniel, Donna Andrews, Meg Mallon
 1991 -- *Deb Richard (207) -- Jane Geddes
 1990 -- *Beth Daniel (207) -- Patty Sheehan
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called Phar-Mor in Youngstown (1990-92), Youngstown-Warren
       LPGA Classic (1993-96).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 J. Gallagher-Smith  - Defending champion, tied for 21st last week at US Open
 Brandie Burton      - 24th on money list with a pair of runner-up finishes
 Stefania Croce      - Has made only 8 of 14 cuts this year with one top-five
 Sophie Gustafson    - 23rd on money list with one win and two top-10's
 Pat Hurst           - Has one win and three runner-up finishes, 5th in money
 Cristie Kerr        - Tied for 2nd last week at U.S. Open, 8th on money list
 Carin Koch          - Has made the cut in 16 of 18 events with four top-10's
 Michelle McGann     - 36th on money list with three top-10 finishes
 Liselotte Neumann   - Missed the cut last week with rounds of 80-76 at US Open
 Se Ri Pak           - Best finish this year is a pair of third-place finishes
 Grace Park          - 12th on money list with one win, made 12 of 18 cuts
 Charlotta Sorenstam - Has five top-10's this year with one win, 19th in money

 

 

 

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