Las Vegas Senior 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, April 21st through Sunday, April 23rd

 Site: TPC at Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada

 Course Architect: PGA TOUR Design Services, consultant - Fuzzy Zoeller

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,963

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 408 yds         10 - Par 4 420 yds

               2 - Par 4 424 yds         11 - Par 4 415 yds

               3 - Par 5 492 yds         12 - Par 4 413 yds

               4 - Par 4 429 yds         13 - Par 5 579 yds

               5 - Par 3 187 yds         14 - Par 3 156 yds

               6 - Par 4 407 yds         15 - Par 4 341 yds

               7 - Par 4 382 yds         16 - Par 5 560 yds

               8 - Par 3 190 yds         17 - Par 3 196 yds

               9 - Par 5 531 yds         18 - Par 4 433 yds

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                    36 3,450 yds               36 3,513 yds

 

 Annual: 15th

 Defending Champion: Vicente Fernandez

 Runner-Up: Dave Eichelberger

 Tournament Record: 274 (Vicente Fernandez, 1999)

 54-Hole Record: 203 (Al Geiberger, 1987; Ray Floyd, 1994 -- 54-hole event)

 36-Hole Record: 133 (Gibby Gilbert, 1993)

 18-Hole Record: 62 (Al Geiberger, 1987; Kermit Zarley, 1993)

 Course Record: 63 (Jim Colbert, 1996)

 Total Purse: $1,400,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $210,000; 2nd Place - 123,200; 3rd Place - 100,800

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Vicente Fernandez      274               Hale Irwin              279

 Dave Eichelberger      276               John Jacobs             280

 John Mahaffey          277               Fred Gibson             281

 Frank Conner           278               Ed Dougherty            282

 Tom Wargo              278               Walter Hall             282

                                          Larry Nelson            282

 

         Past Las Vegas Senior Classic Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- Vicente Fernandez (274) -- Dave Eichelberger

 1998 -- Hale Irwin (281) -- Vicente Fernandez

 1997 -- Hale Irwin (207) -- Isao Aoki

 1996 -- *Jim Colbert (207) -- Bob Charles, Dave Stockton

 1995 -- Jim Colbert (205) -- Jim Dent, Ray Floyd, Rocky Thompson

 1994 -- Ray Floyd (203) -- Tom Wargo

 1993 -- Gibby Gilbert (204) -- Mike Hill

 1992 -- Lee Trevino (206) -- Orville Moody

 1991 -- Chi Chi Rodriguez (204) -- Walter Zembriski

 1990 -- Chi Chi Rodriguez (204) -- George Archer, Charles Coody

 1989 -- *Charles Coody (205) -- Bob Charles, Chi Chi Rodriguez

 1988 -- Larry Mowry (204) -- Bob Charles, Bobby Nichols

 1987 -- Al Geiberger (203) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez

 1986 -- Bruce Crampton (206) -- Bruce Crampton

 

 * - Won in Playoff.

 

 Note: Formerly called General Tire Las Vegas Classic (1988-89), Las Vegas

       Senior Classic (1986-87).

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Vicente Fernandez - Defending champion, 12th on money list, 3 top-10's

 Ed Dougherty      - Tied for 12th last week, 40th on money list, 1 top-10

 Allen Doyle       - Won Toshiba Senior Classic, 5th on money list

 Bruce Fleisher    - Two-time winner this year, 4 top-five's, 1st in money

 Hale Irwin        - Tied for 2nd last week with final round of 67

 John Mahaffey     - 11th on money list with a pair of top-five finishes

 Gil Morgan        - Won Emerald Coast Classic, 19th on money list in 3 events

 Larry Nelson      - Shot three rounds under par last week to tie for 2nd

 Andy North        - Failed to break par at PGA Seniors', one top-10

 Dana Quigley      - Has finished second three times this year, 6 top-10's

 Doug Tewell       - Won last week's PGA Seniors' Championship for 1st Senior win

 Lanny Wadkins     - Won earlier this year, but has struggled recently

 

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