Malaysian Open
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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, February 10th through Sunday, February 13th

 Site: Templer Park Golf & Country Club, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 Course Architect: Jumbo Ozaki

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,176

 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 405 yds   10 - Par 5 569 yds

               2 - Par 3 200 yds   11 - Par 3 190 yds

               3 - Par 5 560 yds   12 - Par 4 430 yds

               4 - Par 4 420 yds   13 - Par 4 395 yds

               5 - Par 4 400 yds   14 - Par 4 430 yds

               6 - Par 5 575 yds   15 - Par 4 396 yds

               7 - Par 3 160 yds   16 - Par 5 567 yds

               8 - Par 4 440 yds   17 - Par 3 196 yds

               9 - Par 4 415 yds   18 - Par 4 428 yds

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                    36 3,575 Yds         36 3,601 Yds


 Defending Champion: Gerry Norquist

 Runner-Up: Bob May, Alex Cejka

 Total Purse: $828,329

 Shares: 1st Place - 134,623; 2nd Place - 92,784; 3rd Place - 51,690

 
                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Gerry Norquist         280               Padraig Harrington      284

 Bob May                283               Chawalit Plaphol        284

 Alex Cejka             283               Shaun Micheel           284

 Andrew Coltart         284               Prayad Marksaeng        285

 Tse-Peng Chang         284               Edward Fryatt           285

 
         Past Malaysian Open Winners and Runners-Up

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

 
 1999 -- Gerry Norquist (280) -- Bob May, Alex Cejka

 1998 -- *Edward Fryatt -- Lee Westwood

 1997 -- Lee Westwood (274) -- Larry Barber

 1996 -- Steve Flesch (281) -- Craig Jones

 
 * - won in playoff.
 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Gerry Norquist    - Defending champion, has won this event twice

 Thomas Bjorn      - 10th on current money list with one top-10 finish

 Alex Cejka        - Was runner-up at this tournament last year

 Andrew Coltart    - Tied for 4th last year, six top-10's finishes in 1999

 Retief Goosen     - Has posted a pair of top-5's already this year

 Mathias Gronberg  - Shot back-to-back 67's to his South African Open

 Kyi Hla Han       - Won last year's China Open and claimed Asian Order of Merit

 Padraig Harrington- Tied for 4th last year at this event, Ryder Cup member

 Per-U Johansson   - Tied for 3rd last week at Greg Norman's event

 Bernhard Langer   - 37 wins on European Tour, making 1st appearance in 

Malaysia

 David Park        - Finished 5th last week after stumbling to a final round 74

 

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