LPGA Michelob Light Classic
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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, August 4th through Sunday, August 6th
 Site: Fox Run Golf Club, St. Louis, Missouri
 Course Architect: Gary Kern
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,452
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 378 Yds         10 - Par 4 364 Yds
               2 - Par 4 365 Yds         11 - Par 3 173 Yds
               3 - Par 4 419 Yds         12 - Par 4 382 Yds
               4 - Par 3 159 Yds         13 - Par 5 468 Yds
               5 - Par 4 389 Yds         14 - Par 4 405 Yds
               6 - Par 5 530 Yds         15 - Par 3 147 Yds
               7 - Par 4 314 Yds         16 - Par 5 463 Yds
               8 - Par 3 193 Yds         17 - Par 4 410 Yds
               9 - Par 5 489 Yds         18 - Par 4 404 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,236 Yds               36 3,216 Yds
 
 Annual: 7th
 Defending Champion: Annika Sorenstam
 Runner-Up: Tina Barrett
 Tournament Record: 276 (Vicki Fergon, 1996)
 54-Hole Record: 202 (Vicki Fergon, 1996)
 36-Hole Record: 134 (Vicki Fergon, 1996)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Vicki Fergon, 1996)
 9-Hole Record: 31 (Robin Walton, 1995; Patti Liscio, Vicki Fergon, 1996;
                    Donna Andrews, 1998; Tina Barrett, Nancy Scranton, 1999)
 Total Purse: $800,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $120,000; 2nd Place - 74,474; 3rd Place - 54,346
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Annika Sorenstam *     278               Wendy Doolan            284
 Tina Barrett           278               Laura Philo             284
 Lisa Kiggens           282               Juli Inkster            284
 Lorie Kane             282               Nancy Scranton          284
 Susan Ginter           283               Pearl Sinn              285
                                          Dale Eggeling           285
 
 * - Won in playoff
 
         Past Michelob Light Classic Winners and Runners-up
         --------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- *Annika Sorenstam (278) -- Tina Barrett
 1998 -- *#Annika Sorenstam (208) -- Donna Andrews
 1997 -- Annika Sorenstam (277) -- Hiromi Kobayashi
 1996 -- Vicki Fergon (276) -- Patt Liscio, Pat Hurst
 1995 -- Annika Sorenstam (278) -- Jan Stephenson
 1994 -- Liselotte Neumann (278) -- Elaine Crosby, Pearl Sinn
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 # - Rain shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called GHP Heartland Classic (1994-95), Michelob Light
       Heartland Classic (1996).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Annika Sorenstam    - Three-time defending champion, 5 wins, 2nd in money
 Dorothy Delasin     - Won last week, 2nd in rookie of year race
 Pat Hurst           - 2nd last week, one win, 9 top-10's, 2nd in birdies
 Rosie Jones         - 6th in scoring, 14th on money list
 Lorie Kane          - 1 2nd, 1 3rd, 5 top-10's, 18th on money list
 Meg Mallon          - 2nd at US Open, 1 win, 4th on money list
 Janice Moodie       - 1 win, 1 2nd, 1 third, 8th on money list
 Grace Park          - 1st in rookie race, 1 win, 9th in player of year race
 Dottie Pepper       - 7th on money list, but no wins, 2nd in putting
 Karrie Webb         - 1st in money, scoring, rounds under par, top-10's
 

 

 

 

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