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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, August 3rd through Sunday, August 6th
 Site: Castle Pines Golf Club, Castle Rock, Colorado
 Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus (1981)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,559
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 644 Yds         10 - Par 4 485 Yds
               2 - Par 4 408 Yds         11 - Par 3 197 Yds
               3 - Par 4 462 Yds         12 - Par 4 440 Yds
               4 - Par 3 205 Yds         13 - Par 4 439 Yds
               5 - Par 4 477 Yds         14 - Par 5 623 Yds
               6 - Par 4 417 Yds         15 - Par 4 403 Yds
               7 - Par 3 185 Yds         16 - Par 3 209 Yds
               8 - Par 5 535 Yds         17 - Par 5 492 Yds
               9 - Par 4 458 Yds         18 - Par 4 480 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,791 Yds               36 3,768 Yds
 
 Annual: 15th
 Defending Champion: David Toms
 Runner-Up: David Duval
 Tournament Record: Plus 48 (Phil Mickelson, 1997)
 54-Hole Record: 39 (Phil Mickelson, 1997; David Toms, 1999)
 36-Hole Record: 29 (David Toms, 1999)
 One-Round Record: Plus 20 (Greg Whisman, 1992; Tom Purtzer,1997)
 Front Nine Record: Plus 12 (Greg Whisman, 1992)
 Back Nine Record: Plus 14 (Ricki Kawagishi, 1991)
 Course Record: 62 (Greg Whisman, 1992 - Plus 20)
 Total Purse: $3,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $630,000; 2nd Place - 378,000; 3rd Place - 238,000
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 David Toms             +47               Billy Mayfair           +35
 David Duval            +44               Steve Elkington         +34
 Stephen Ames           +43               Olin Browne             +32
 Chris Perry            +37               Jay Haas                +32
 Ernie Els              +35               Three players at        +31
 
             Past The International Winners and Runners-up
             ---------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- David Toms (+47) -- David Duval
 1998 -- Vijay Singh (+47) -- Phil Mickelson, Willie Wood
 1997 -- Phil Mickelson (+48) -- Stuart Appleby
 1996 -- *Clarence Rose (+31) -- Brad Faxon
 1995 -- Lee Janzen (+34) -- Ernie Els
 1994 -- *Steve Lowery (+35) -- Rick Fehr
 1993 -- Phil Mickelson (+45) -- Mark Calcavecchia
 1992 -- Brad Faxon (+14) -- Lee Janzen
 1991 -- Jose Maria Olazabal (+10) -- Bob Lohr, Scott Gump, Ian Baker-Finch
 1990 -- Davis Love III (+14) -- Steve Pate, Eduardo Romero, Peter Senior
 1989 -- Greg Norman (+13) -- Clarence Rose
 1988 -- Joey Sindelar (+17) -- Steve Pate, Dan Pohl
 1987 -- John Cook (+11) -- Ken Green
 1986 -- Ken Green (+12) -- Bernhard Langer
 
 * - won in playoff.
 
 Notes: Formerly called The International (1986-93), Sprint International
        (1994-99). Prior to 1993, the winning score was for the fourth round
        only. Beginning in '93, the winning score was the total for four rounds.
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 David Toms        - Defending champion, has posted four top-10's this year
 David Duval       - Has seven top-10's this year in 15 events, but no wins
 Ernie Els         - Has finished second in all three major's this year
 Sergio Garcia     - 1999 PGA Championship runner-up, has made 8 of 10 cuts
 Tom Lehman        - Won earlier this year, has made 14 of 16 cuts, 7 top-10's
 Justin Leonard    - Has moved into the top-35 money leaders with two runner-ups
 Phil Mickelson    - Three-time winner this year and a two-time winner here
 Jose M. Olazabal  - Has made 12 of 14 cuts on European Tour with one win
 Mark O'Meara      - Only one top-10 finish this season in 13 tournaments
 Vijay Singh       - Current Masters champion is ninth on money list
 Jean Van de Velde - Posted 10 cuts made in 15 events on PGA Tour, 1 top-10

 

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