Canon Greater Hartford Open
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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, June 29th through Sunday, July 2nd
 Site: TPC at River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
 Course Architect: Pete Dye and Robert Weed (1991)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,820
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 434 yds         10 - Par 4 462 yds
               2 - Par 4 341 yds         11 - Par 3 158 yds
               3 - Par 4 431 yds         12 - Par 4 411 yds
               4 - Par 4 460 yds         13 - Par 5 523 yds
               5 - Par 3 223 yds         14 - Par 4 421 yds
               6 - Par 5 574 yds         15 - Par 4 296 yds
               7 - Par 4 443 yds         16 - Par 3 171 yds
               8 - Par 3 202 yds         17 - Par 4 420 yds
               9 - Par 4 406 yds         18 - Par 4 444 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    35 3,514 yds               35 3,306 yds
 
 Annual: 49th
 Defending Champion: Brent Geiberger
 Runner-Up: Skip Kendall
 Tournament Record: 259 (Tim Norris, 1982)
 54-Hole Record: 193 (Tim Norris, 1982)
 36-Hole Record: 127 (Tim Norris, 1982)
 18-Hole Record: 60 (Tommy Bolt, 1954 - Wethersfield Country Club)
 Course Record: 62 (Billy Andrade, 1995; Scott Gump, Vijay Singh, 1998;
                    Ted Tryba, Tim Herron, 1999)
 9-Hole Record: 28 (Vijay Singh, 1998)
 Total Purse: $2,800,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $504,000; 2nd Place - 302,400; 3rd Place - 190,400
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Brent Geiberger        262               Pete Jordan             267
 Skip Kendall           265               Dave Stockton, Jr.      267
 Mark Calcavecchia      266               Stewart Cink            268
 Justin Leonard         266               Tim Herron              268
 Ted Tryba              266               Mike Springer           268
 
           Past Canon Greater Hartford Open Winners and Runners-up
           -------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Brent Geiberger (262) -- Skip Kendall
 1998 -- *Olin Browne (266) -- Stewart Cink, Larry Mize
 1997 -- Stewart Cink (267) -- Tom Byrum, Brandel Chamblee, Jeff Maggert
 1996 -- D.A. Weibring (270) -- Tom Kite
 1995 -- Greg Norman (267) -- Dave Stockton, Jr., Kirk Triplett, Grant Waite
 1994 -- David Frost (268) -- Greg Norman
 1993 -- Nick Price (271) -- Dan Forsman, Roger Maltbie
 1992 -- Lanny Wadkins (274) -- Dan Forsman, Donnie Hammond, Nick Price
 1991 -- *Billy Ray Brown (271) -- Rick Fehr, Corey Pavin
 1990 -- Wayne Levi (267) -- M.Calcavecchia, B.Fabel, R.Mediate, C.Perry
 1989 -- Paul Azinger (269) -- Wayne Levi
 1988 -- *Mark Brooks (269) -- Dave Barr, Joey Sindelar
 1987 -- Paul Azinger (269) -- Dan Forsman, Wayne Levi
 1986 -- *Mac O'Grady (269) -- Roger Maltbie
 1985 -- *Phil Blackmar (271) -- Jodie Mudd, Dan Pohl
 1984 -- Peter Jacobsen (269) -- Mark O'Meara
 1983 -- Curtis Strange (268) -- Jay Haas, Jack Renner
 1982 -- Tim Norris (259) -- Ray Floyd, Hubert Green
 1981 -- Hubert Green (264) -- Bobby Clampett, Fred Couples, Roger Maltbie
 1980 -- *Howard Twitty (266) -- Jim Simons
 1979 -- Jerry McGee (268) -- Jack Renner
 1978 -- Rod Funseth (264) -- Dale Douglass, Lee Elder, Bill Kratzert
 1977 -- Bill Kratzert (265) -- Grier Jones, Larry Nelson
 1976 -- Rik Massengale (266) -- Al Geiberger, J.C. Snead
 1975 -- *Don Bies (267) -- Hubert Green
 1974 -- Dave Stockton (268) -- Ray Floyd
 1973 -- Billy Casper (264) -- Bruce Devlin
 1972 -- *Lee Trevino (269) -- Lee Elder
 1971 -- *George Archer (268) -- Lou Graham, J.C. Snead
 1970 -- Bob Murphy (267) -- Paul Harney
 1969 -- *Bob Lunn (268) -- Dave Hill
 1968 -- Billy Casper (266) -- Bruce Crampton
 1967 -- Charlie Sifford (272) -- Steve Oppermann
 1966 -- Art Wall (266) -- Wes Ellis
 1965 -- *Billy Casper (274) -- Johnny Pott
 1964 -- Ken Venturi (273) -- A.Besselink, P.Bondeson, S.Carmichael, J.Grant
 1963 -- Billy Casper (271) -- George Bayer
 1962 -- *Bob Goalby (271) -- Art Wall
 1961 -- *Billy Maxwell (271) -- Ted Kroll
 1960 -- *Arnold Palmer (270) -- Bill Collins, Jack Fleck
 1959 -- Gene Littler (272) -- Tom Nieporte
 1958 -- Jack Burke (268) -- Dow Finsterwald, Art Wall
 1957 -- Gardner Dickinson (272) -- George Bayer
 1956 -- *Arnold Palmer (274) -- Ted Kroll
 1955 -- Sam Snead (269) -- Fred Hawkins, Mike Souchak
 1954 -- *Tommy Bolt (271) -- Earl Stewart
 1953 -- Bob Toski (269) -- Jim Ferrier
 1952 -- Ted Kroll (273) -- Lawson Little, Skee Riegel, Earl Stewart
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called Canon Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open
       (1985-88), Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open (1973-84),
       Greater Hartford Open Invitational (1967-72), Insurance City
       Open (1952-66).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Brent Geiberger   - Defending champ, made 10 of 15 cuts this year, 2 top-10's
 Robert Allenby    - 16th on money list, won Houston Open, 2 top-five's
 Stuart Appleby    - Has made 11 of 14 cuts this year but only 2 top-10's
 Notah Begay III   - Recorded his third career victory last week in Memphis
 Stewart Cink      - Has finished 1st, 2nd and 8th last 3 years at Hartford
 Steve Elkington   - Continues to suffer with sinus problems, shot 74 on Sunday
 Jim Furyk         - 12th on money list, has made all 16 cuts with one win
 Justin Leonard    - Two-time runner-up this year, 26th on money list
 Davis Love III    - Has finished second three times in 2000, 6th on money list
 Craig Parry       - Tied for 7th last week with four rounds under par
 Tom Scherrer      - Won Kemper Open, finished 2nd in Tucson, 14th on money list
 Hal Sutton        - Two-time winner this year, withdrew last week due to virus
 Kirk Triplett     - 11th on money list with one win and seven top-10 finishes
 Mike Weir         - Has six top-10's in 11 cuts made, 23rd on money list

 

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