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 Dates: Friday, February 25th through Sunday, February 27th

 Site: TPC at Prestancia, Sarasota, Florida

 Course Architect: Ron Garl (1985) - (Mike Souchak, Consultant)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,878

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 396 Yds       10 - Par 4 363 Yds

               2 - Par 5 512 Yds       11 - Par 4 435 Yds

               3 - Par 4 416 Yds       12 - Par 5 545 Yds

               4 - Par 3 167 Yds       13 - Par 3 198 Yds

               5 - Par 4 390 Yds       14 - Par 4 435 Yds

               6 - Par 5 545 Yds       15 - Par 5 525 Yds

               7 - Par 3 192 Yds       16 - Par 3 169 Yds

               8 - Par 4 419 Yds       17 - Par 4 418 Yds

               9 - Par 4 370 Yds       18 - Par 4 381 Yds

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                    36 3,407 Yds             36 3,469 Yds

  Annual: 5th

 Defending Champion: Bruce Fleisher

 Runner-up: Larry Nelson

 Tournament Record: 197 (Hale Irwin, 1996)

 36-Hole Record: 132 (Larry Nelson, 1998)

 Course Record: 63 (Larry Nelson, 1998)

 Total Purse: $1,200,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $180,000; 2nd Place - 105,600; 3rd Place - 86,400

 

                              1999 Results

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  Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

  Bruce Fleisher         203               Bob Murphy              212

  Larry Nelson           206               Bruce Summerhays        212

  Walter Hall            207               Jim Thorpe              212

  Tom Wargo              209               Bob Dickson             213

  Bob Charles            210               Dana Quigley            213

 

         Past American Express Invitational Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- Bruce Fleisher (203) -- Larry Nelson

 1998 -- Larry Nelson (203) -- Dave Stockton

 1997 -- Bud Allin (205) -- Jim Colbert

 1996 -- Hale Irwin (197) -- Bob Murphy

 

 Note: Formerly called American Express Invitational (1996-98).

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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

 

 Bruce Fleisher      - Defending champion, won last week for 2nd win in 2000

 George Archer       - Won season-opening MasterCard Championship

 Jose M. Canizares   - 10th on money list with one top-five finish

 Allen Doyle         - Has a pair of top-10 finishes, 8th on money list

 Vicente Fernandez   - 7th on money list, 6th in driving distance, 2 top-10's

 Tom Kite            - Tied for 20th last week, has two top-20's in 2 events

 John Mahaffey       - Finished 5th last week despite final round of 73

 Gary McCord         - Playing in first event of the season

 Larry Nelson        - Struggling this year at 30th on money list, 1 top-10

 Gary Player         - Won Senior Skins Game, shot 71-72-73 last week

 Dana Quigley        - 2nd last week, leads tour with 3 top-10's in 4 events

 Lee Trevino         - Merry Mex failed to break par last week in Tampa

 Lanny Wadkins       - Won ACE Group Classic, 5th on money list, 2nd in putting

 

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