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 Dates: Friday, January 21st through Sunday, January 23rd

 Site: Hualalai Golf Club, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

 Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus (1996)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,053

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 397 Yds       10 - Par 5 566 Yds

               2 - Par 4 434 Yds       11 - Par 4 416 Yds

               3 - Par 4 422 Yds       12 - Par 3 167 Yds

               4 - Par 5 526 Yds       13 - Par 4 387 Yds

               5 - Par 3 205 Yds       14 - Par 5 519 Yds

               6 - Par 4 392 Yds       15 - Par 4 428 Yds

               7 - Par 5 538 Yds       16 - Par 4 440 Yds

               8 - Par 3 217 Yds       17 - Par 3 164 Yds

               9 - Par 4 425 Yds       18 - Par 4 410 Yds

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

                    36 3,556 Yds             36 3,497 Yds

 

 Annual: 17th

 Defending Champion: John Jacobs

 Runner-up: Jim Colbert, Ray Floyd

 72-Hole Tournament Record: 279 (Bruce Crampton, 1992; Jack Nicklaus, 1994)

 54-Hole Tournament Record: 195 (Gil Morgan, 1998)

 36-Hole Record: 131 (Gil Morgan, 1998)

 Course Record: 64 (Gil Morgan, Hale Irwin, 1998; John Jacobs, 1999)

 Total Purse: $1,200,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $195,000; 2nd Place - 114,000; 3rd Place - 94,000


                             1999 Finish

                             -----------


 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 John Jacobs            203               Gil Morgan              208

 Jim Colbert            206               Brian Barnes            208

 Ray Floyd              206               J.C. Snead              209

 Bob Dickson            207               Isao Aoki               209

 Dana Quigley           207               Gary Player             210


             Past MasterCard Championship Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- John Jacobs (203) -- Jim Colbert, Ray Floyd

 1998 -- Gil Morgan (195) -- Gibby Gilbert, Hale Irwin

 1997 -- Hale Irwin (209) -- Gil Morgan

 1996 -- John Bland (207) -- Jim Colbert

 1995 -- *Jim Colbert (209) -- Jim Albus

 1994 -- Jack Nicklaus (279) -- Bob Murphy

 1993 -- Al Geiberger (280) -- Jim Dent

 1992 -- Al Geiberger (280) -- Bruce Crampton, Chi Chi Rodriguez

 1991 -- Bruce Crampton (279) -- Frank Beard

 1990 -- George Archer (283) -- Bruce Crampton, Bobby Nichols

 1989 -- Miller Barber (280) -- Dale Douglass

 1988 -- #Dave Hill (211) -- Miller Barber, Al Gieberger

 1987 -- *Don January (287) -- Butch Baird

 1986 -- Miller Barber (282) -- Arnold Palmer

 1985 -- Peter Thomson (284) -- Don January, Dan Sikes

 1984 -- Orville Moody (288) -- Dan Sikes


 # - Rain Shortened

 * - Won in playoff


 Note: Previously called Senior Tournament of Champions (1995-96), Mercedes

       Championships (1994), Infiniti Senior Tournament of Champions (1991-93),

       MONY Senior Tournament of Champions (1984-90).

 
                          Players in the Field

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

 Jim Ahern                   Ray Floyd                  Jack Nicklaus

 Jim Albus - WD              Fred Gibson                Christy O'Connor, Jr.

 Isao Aoki                   David Graham               Gary Player

 George Archer               Hubert Green               Dana Quigley

 Hugh Baiocchi               Joe Inman                  Jay Sigel

 Brian Barnes - WD           Hale Irwin                 J.C. Snead

 Jim Colbert                 * John Jacobs              Dave Stockton

 Jim Dent                    Tom Jenkins                Bruce Summerhays

 Bob Dickson                 John Mahaffey              Leonard Thompson

 Allen Doyle                 Graham Marsh               Lee Trevino

 Bob Duval                   Gary McCord                Tom Watson

 Dave Eichelberger           Tom McGinnis               Tom Weiskopf

 Vicente Fernandez           Gil Morgan - WD            Larry Ziegler

 Bruce Fleisher              Larry Nelson

 

 

 

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