Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic
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 Dates: Thursday, April 20th through Sunday, April 23rd

 Site: Forest Oaks Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina

 Course Architect: Ellis Maples (1964), Ralph Stout (re-design)

                   (Clyde B. Johnston, Fuzzy Zoeller re-design)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,958

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 407 yds         10 - Par 4 393 yds

               2 - Par 5 511 yds         11 - Par 4 383 yds

               3 - Par 4 409 yds         12 - Par 3 186 yds

               4 - Par 3 190 yds         13 - Par 5 503 yds

               5 - Par 4 415 yds         14 - Par 4 438 yds

               6 - Par 4 386 yds         15 - Par 5 554 yds

               7 - Par 4 372 yds         16 - Par 4 408 yds

               8 - Par 3 215 yds         17 - Par 3 188 yds

               9 - Par 5 574 yds         18 - Par 4 426 yds

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

                    36 3,479 yds               36 3,479 yds

 

 Annual: 61st

 Defending Champion: Jesper Parnevik

 Runner-Up: Jim Furyk

 Tournament Record: 265 (Jesper Parnevik, 1999)

 54-Hole Record: 195 (Jesper Parnevik, 1999)

 36-Hole Record: 128 (Jesper Parnevik, 1999)

 Course Record: 62 (Davis Love III, 1992; Mark O'Meara, 1996; Jeff Maggert, 1999)

 Total Purse: $3,000,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $540,000; 2nd Place - 324,000; 3rd Place - 204,000

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Jesper Parnevik        265               Paul Stankowski         276

 Jim Furyk              267               Kirk Triplett           276

 Jeff Maggert           273               Trevor Dodds            277

 Dudley Hart            274               Phil Blackmar           278

 Tom Lehman             275               J.L. Lewis              278

                                          Vijay Singh             278

 

     Past Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic Winners and Runners-Up

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

 

 1999 -- Jesper Parnevik (266) -- Jim Furyk

 1998 -- *Trevor Dodds (276) -- Scott Verplank

 1997 -- *Frank Nobilo (274) -- Brad Faxon

 1996 -- Mark O'Meara (274) -- Duffy Waldorf

 1995 -- Jim Gallagher, Jr. (274) -- Peter Jacobsen, Jeff Sluman

 1994 -- Mike Springer (275) -- Brad Bryant, Ed Humenik, Hale Irwin

 1993 -- *Rocco Mediate (281) -- Steve Elkington

 1992 -- Davis Love III (272) -- John Cook

 1991 -- *Mark Brooks (275) -- Gene Sauers

 1990 -- Steve Elkington (282) -- Mike Reid, Jeff Sluman

 1989 -- Ken Green (277) -- John Huston

 1988 -- *Sandy Lyle (271) -- Ken Green

 1987 -- Scott Simpson (282) -- Clarence Rose

 1986 -- Sandy Lyle (275) -- Andy Bean

 1985 -- Joey Sindelar (285) -- Isao Aoki, Craig Stadler

 1984 -- Andy Bean (280) -- George Archer

 1983 -- Lanny Wadkins (275) -- Craig Stadler, Denis Watson

 1982 -- Danny Edwards (285) -- Bobby Clampett

 1981 -- *Larry Nelson (281) -- Mark Hayes

 1980 -- Craig Stadler (275) -- G.Burns, B.Kratzert, J.Newton, J.Pate

 1979 -- Ray Floyd (282) -- George Burns, Gary Player

 1978 -- Seve Ballesteros (282) -- Jack Renner, Fuzzy Zoeller

 1977 -- Danny Edwards (276) -- George Burns, Larry Nelson

 1976 -- Al Geiberger (268) -- Lee Trevino

 1975 -- Tom Weiskopf (275) -- Al Geiberger

 1974 -- Bob Charles (270) -- Ray Floyd, Lee Trevino

 1973 -- Chi Chi Rodriguez (267) -- Lou Graham, Ken Still

 1972 -- *George Archer (272) -- Tommy Aaron

 1971 -- *Bud Allin (275) -- Dave Eichelberger, Rod Funseth

 1970 -- Gary Player (271) -- Miller Barber

 1969 -- *Gene Littler (274) -- Julius Boros, Orville Moody, Tom Weiskopf

 1968 -- Billy Casper (267) -- George Archer, Gene Littler, Bobby Nichols

 1967 -- George Archer (267) -- Doug Sanders

 1966 -- *Doug Sanders (276) -- Tom Weiskopf

 1965 -- Sam Snead (273) -- Billy Casper, Jack McGowan, Phil Rodgers

 1964 -- *Julius Boros (277) -- Doug Sanders

 1963 -- Doug Sanders (270) -- Jimmy Clark

 1962 -- Billy Casper (275) -- Mike Souchak

 1961 -- Mike Souchak (276) -- Sam Snead

 1960 -- Sam Snead (270) -- Dow Finsterwald

 1959 -- Dow Finsterwald (278) -- Art Wall

 1958 -- Bob Goalby (275) -- D.Finsterwald, D.January, T.Lema, S.Snead, A.Wall

 1957 -- Stan Leonard (276) -- Mike Souchak1956 -- *Sam Snead (279) -- Fred 

Wampl

 1955 -- Sam Snead (273) -- Julius Boros, Art Wall

 1954 -- *Doug Ford (283) -- Marty Furgol

 1953 -- *Earl Stewart (275) -- Sam Snead

 1952 -- Dave Douglas (277) -- Bobby Locke

 1951 -- Art Doering (279) -- Jim Ferrier

 1950 -- Sam Snead (269) -- Jimmy Demaret

 1949 -- *Sam Snead (276) -- Lloyd Mangrum

 1948 -- Lloyd Mangrum (278) -- Lew Worsham

 1947 -- Vic Ghezzi (286) -- Frank Stranahan

 1946 -- Sam Snead (270) -- Herman Keiser

 1945 -- Byron Nelson (271) -- Sam Byrd

 1944 -- Not Held due to World War II

 1943 -- Not Held due to World War II

 1942 -- Sam Byrd (279) -- Ben Hogan, Lloyd Mangrum

 1941 -- Byron Nelson (276) -- Vic Ghezzi

 1940 -- Ben Hogan (270) -- Craig Wood

 1939 -- Ralph Guldahl (280) -- Clayton Heafner, Lawson Little

 1938 -- Sam Snead (272) -- Johnny Revolta

 

 * - Won in Playoff.

 

 Note: Formerly called Greater Greensboro Open (1938-87), KMART Greater

       Greensboro Open (1988-95).

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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

 

 Jesper Parnevik   - Defending champion, tied for 9th last week, 6 top-10's

 Mark Calcavecchia - 50th on money list with 3 top-10's, made 7 of 10 cuts

 Steve Elkington   - Currently 48th in world rankings, no top-10's in 7 events

 Fred Funk         - 56th on money list with just one top-10 in 10 tournaments

 Jim Furyk         - Won at Doral earlier this year, 10th on money list

 Tom Lehman        - Fired final round of 65 last week to finish second

 Justin Leonard    - Has made 7 of 8 cuts this year but no top-10 finishes

 Davis Love III    - Tied for 3rd last week, has made the cut in all 10 events

 Jeff Maggert      - 30th on money list with two top-10's and 3 missed cuts

 Gary Nicklaus     - Lost a playoff to Mickelson in weather shortened BellSouth

 Jeff Sluman       - Has finished 2nd at this event twice, 33rd on money list

 Hal Sutton        - Won PLAYERS Championship, 2nd on money list, 6 top-10's

 

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