Los Angeles Womens Championship
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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, February 11th through Sunday, February 13th

 Site: Wood Ranch Golf Club, Simi Valley, California

 Course Architect: Ted Robinson

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,222

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 402 Yds       10 - Par 4 372 Yds

               2 - Par 5 462 Yds       11 - Par 4 378 Yds

               3 - Par 3 160 Yds       12 - Par 4 377 Yds

               4 - Par 4 371 Yds       13 - Par 3 161 Yds

               5 - Par 4 387 Yds       14 - Par 4 346 Yds

               6 - Par 5 473 Yds       15 - Par 5 496 Yds

               7 - Par 3 142 Yds       16 - Par 4 366 Yds

               8 - Par 4 303 Yds       17 - Par 3 182 Yds

               9 - Par 4 357 Yds       18 - Par 5 487 Yds

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

                    36 3,057 Yds             36 3,165 Yds

 

 Annual: 4th

 Defending Champion: Catrin Nilsmark

 Runner-up: Annika Sorenstam

 Tournament Record: 204 (Catrin Nilsmark, Annika Sorenstam, 1999)

 36-Hole Record: 133 (Catrin Nilsmark, 1999)

 18-Hole Record: 65 (Catrin Nilsmark, 1999)

 9-Hole Record: 30 (Terry-Jo Myers, 1997; Hiromi Kobayashi, 1998;

                    Catrin Nilsmark, 1999)

 Total Purse: $750,000

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

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Catrin Nilsmark *      204               Helen Alfredsson        213

 Annika Sorenstam       204               Dale Eggeling           213

 Liselotte Neumann      208               Hollis Stacy            214

 Jane Geddes            211               Meg Mallon              215

 Stephanie Lowe         211               Leta Lindley            215

                                          Dottie Pepper           215

 

 * - Won in playoff.

 

         Past Los Angeles Women's Championship Winners and Runners-up

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

 

 1999 -- *Catrin Nilsmark (204) -- Annika Sorenstam

 1998 -- #*Dale Eggeling (141) -- Hiromi Kobayashi

 1997 -- Terry-Jo Myers (206) -- Annika Sorenstam

 

 * - Won in playoff.

 # - Rain shortened.

 

 Note: Formerly called Los Angeles Women's Championship (1997-98),

       Valley of the Stars Championship (1999).

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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

 

 Catrin Nilsmark      - Defending Champion, tied for 3rd in Naples

 Helen Alfredsson     - Broke par in only one of four rounds in Florida

 Beth Daniel          - Missed the cut at Subaru Memorial of Naples

 Laura Davies         - Shot par or better in all four rounds in Florida

 Jen Hanna            - Shot final round of 74 in Naples to tie for eighth

 Maria Hjorth         - Lost in a playoff in LPGA season opener

 Lorie Kane           - 5th on money list, missed the cut in Florida

 Betsy King           - LPGA's all-time money winner tied for 8th in Naples

 Meg Mallon           - Opened with 64, but couldn't maintain pace, finished 3rd

 Liselotte Neumann    - Finished 3rd last year at this tournament

 Dottie Pepper        - Shot final round of 67 to tie for 24th in Florida

 Nancy Scranton       - Won Subaru Memorial in a playoff over Hjorth

 Sherri Steinhauer    - Failed to break 70 at Subaru Memorial, tied for 36th

 

 

 

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