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 Dates: Thursday, May 25th Through Sunday, May 28th

 Site: Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio

 Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus and Desmond Muirhead (1974)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,193

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 451 yds         10 - Par 4 441 yds

               2 - Par 4 455 yds         11 - Par 5 539 yds

               3 - Par 4 401 yds         12 - Par 3 163 yds

               4 - Par 3 200 yds         13 - Par 4 455 yds

               5 - Par 5 527 yds         14 - Par 4 363 yds

               6 - Par 4 447 yds         15 - Par 5 503 yds

               7 - Par 5 563 yds         16 - Par 3 215 yds

               8 - Par 3 182 yds         17 - Par 4 437 yds

               9 - Par 4 407 yds         18 - Par 4 444 yds

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                    36 3,633 yds               36 3,560 yds

 

 Annual: 25th

 Defending Champion: Tiger Woods

 Runner-Up: Vijay Singh

 Tournament Record: 268 (Tom Lehman, 1994)

 54-Hole Record: 198 (Scott Hoch, 1987)

 36-Hole Record: 131 (Scott Hoch, 1987)

 Course Record: 61 (John Huston, 1996)

 9-Hole Record: 29 (Bobby Wadkins, 1977)

 Total Purse: $3,100,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $558,000; 2nd Place - 334,800; 3rd Place - 210,800

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Tiger Woods            273               Dennis Paulson          280

 Vijay Singh            275               Ernie Els               281

 Olin Browne            279               Bill Glasson            281

 David Duval            279               Justin Leonard          281

 Carlos Franco          279               Kaname Yokoo            281

 

              Past Memorial Tournament Winners and Runners-up

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 1999 -- Tiger Woods (273) -- Vijay Singh

 1998 -- Fred Couples (271) -- Andrew Magee

 1997 -- #Vijay Singh (202) -- Jim Furyk, Greg Norman

 1996 -- Tom Watson (274) -- David Duval

 1995 -- Greg Norman (269) -- David Duval, Mark Calcavecchia, Steve Elkington

 1994 -- Tom Lehman (268) -- Greg Norman

 1993 -- Paul Azinger (274) -- Corey Pavin

 1992 -- *David Edwards (273) -- Rick Fehr

 1991 -- *Kenny Perry (273) -- Hale Irwin

 1990 -- #Greg Norman (216) -- Payne Stewart

 1989 -- Bob Tway (277) -- Fuzzy Zoeller

 1988 -- Curtis Strange (274) -- David Frost, Hale Irwin

 1987 -- Don Pooley (272) -- Curt Byrum

 1986 -- Hal Sutton (271) -- Don Pooley

 1985 -- Hale Irwin (281) -- Lanny Wadkins

 1984 -- *Jack Nicklaus (280) -- Andy Bean

 1983 -- Hale Irwin (281) -- Ben Crenshaw, David Graham

 1982 -- Ray Floyd (281) -- Peter Jacobsen, Wayne Levi, Roger Maltbie

 1981 -- Keith Fergus (284) -- Jack Renner

 1980 -- David Graham (280) -- Tom Watson

 1979 -- Tom Watson (285) -- Miller Barber

 1978 -- Jim Simons (284) -- Bill Kratzert

 1977 -- Jack Nicklaus (281) -- Hubert Green

 1976 -- *Roger Maltbie (288) -- Hale Irwin

 

 * - Won in Playoff

 # - Rain Shortened

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Tiger Woods       - Defending champion, 3 wins, 3 seconds, 8 top-five's in 2000

 Robert Allenby    - Won Shell Houston Open, 14th on money list, 2 top-10's

 Stewart Cink      - Bogeyed 3 of the final 4 holes last week to tie for 2nd

 Fred Couples      - Contended last week until final round of 73

 David Duval       - 8th on money list with five top-five finishes

 Ernie Els         - Two-time runner-up this year, 4 top-five's, 7th last year

 Carlos Franco     - Has made nine of 12 cuts with 1 win and five top-10's

 Jim Furyk         - Won at Doral earlier this year, 11th on money list

 Tom Lehman        - 7th on money list with one win and one runner-up finish

 Justin Leonard    - Struggles continue as he ranks 78th on money list

 Jack Nicklaus     - Designed the course, two-time winner of this tournament

 Greg Norman       - Two-time winner and two-time runner-up of this event

 Vijay Singh       - Won this event in 1997 and finished second last year

 Hal Sutton        - Has won twice this season, has 7 top-10's in 14 events

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