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 Dates: Thursday, June 1st through Sunday, June 4th

 Site: Wachesaw Plantation East Golf Club, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

 Course Architect: Clyde Johnston (1996)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,248

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 351 Yds         10 - Par 5 484 Yds

               2 - Par 4 375 Yds         11 - Par 4 362 Yds

               3 - Par 5 452 Yds         12 - Par 3 143 Yds

               4 - Par 3 161 Yds         13 - Par 4 364 Yds

               5 - Par 4 367 Yds         14 - Par 4 356 Yds

               6 - Par 4 348 Yds         15 - Par 3 190 Yds

               7 - Par 5 530 Yds         16 - Par 4 370 Yds

               8 - Par 3 155 Yds         17 - Par 5 464 Yds

               9 - Par 4 390 Yds         18 - Par 4 386 Yds

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                    36 3,129 Yds               36 3,119 Yds

 

 Annual: 4th

 Defending Champion: Rachel Hetherington

 Runner-Up: Leta Lindley, Helen Alfredsson, Karrie Webb

 Tournament Record: 269 (Karrie Webb, 1998)

 54-Hole Record: 202 (Karrie Webb, 1998)

 36-Hole Record: 134 (Karrie Webb, Catrin Nilsmark, 1998)

 Course Record: 62 (Meg Mallon, 1998)

 9-Hole Record: 29 (Liselotte Neumann, 1998)

 Total Purse: $750,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $112,500; 2nd Place - 69,819; 3rd Place - 50,949

 

                             1999 Finish

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 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Rachel Hetherington #  137               Akiko Fukushima         139

 Leta Lindley           138               Cristie Kerr            139

 Helen Alfredsson       138               Juli Inkster            139

 Karrie Webb            138               Janice Moodie           140

 Nancy Scranton         139               Emilee Klein            140

                                          Mayumi Hirase           140

 

 # - Rain shortened.

 

         Past Kathy Ireland Greens.com LPGA Classic Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- #Rachel Hetherington (137) -- Leta Lindley, Helen Alfredsson, K. Webb

 1998 -- Karrie Webb (269) -- Meg Mallon

 1997 -- Karrie Webb (276) -- Lorie Kane, Cathy Johnston-Forbes, Nanci Bowen

 

 # - Rain shortened.

 

 Note: Formerly called Susan G. Komen International (1997), City of Hope Myrtle

       Beach Classic (1998-99).

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Rachel Hetherington - Defending champion, 36th on money list, 2 top-10's

 V.Goetze-Ackerman   - Lost in a playoff last week at Corning Classic

 Pat Hurst           - 6th on money list with one win and 5 top-10's

 Juli Inkster        - Has posted five top-five's this year in just 8 events

 Lorie Kane          - 11th on money list with four top-10's, made 10 of 13 cuts

 Betsy King          - Won last week for the 2nd time this year, 7th in money

 Emilee Klein        - Tied for 7th last week with final round of 70

 Michelle McGann     - Has made 9 of 12 cuts this year with two top-10 finishes

 Liselotte Neumann   - 9th in putting, 56th on money list with no top-10's

 Dottie Pepper       - Two-time runner-up this year, 5th on money list

 Michele Redman      - 10th on money list with 3 top-five's made 11 of 13 cuts

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