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 Dates: Thursday, July 13th through Sunday, July 16th
 Site: Brown Deer Park Golf Course, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 Course Architect: George Hasen (1929), Andy North/Roger Packard (re-designed)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,759
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 447 yds         10 - Par 4 461 yds
               2 - Par 4 417 yds         11 - Par 3 196 yds
               3 - Par 3 171 yds         12 - Par 4 381 yds
               4 - Par 5 485 yds         13 - Par 4 437 yds
               5 - Par 3 164 yds         14 - Par 3 188 yds
               6 - Par 5 556 yds         15 - Par 5 531 yds
               7 - Par 3 215 yds         16 - Par 4 371 yds
               8 - Par 4 436 yds         17 - Par 4 387 yds
               9 - Par 4 459 yds         18 - Par 5 557 yds
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                    35 3,250 yds               36 3,509 yds
 
 Annual: 33rd
 Defending Champion: Carlos Franco
 Runner-Up: Tom Lehman
 Tournament Record: 264 (Carlos Franco, 1999)
 54-Hole Record: 194 (Jesper Parnevik, 1996)
 36-Hole Record: 127 (Robert Gamez, 1991)
 Course Record: 61 (Steve Lowery, 1999)
 18-Hole Record: 61 (Ken Green, 1988; Robert Gamez, 1991 - Tuckaway CC)
 Total Purse: $2,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $450,000; 2nd Place - 270,000; 3rd Place - 170,000
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Carlos Franco          264               Skip Kendall            270
 Tom Lehman             266               Chris Perry             270
 Jerry Kelly            268               Mark Calcavecchia       271
 Dan Forsman            269               Joey Sindelar           271
 Steve Lowery           269               Seven players at        272
 
            Past Greater Milwaukee Open Winners and Runners-Up
            --------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Carlos Franco (264) -- Tom Lehman
 1998 -- Jeff Sluman (265) -- Steve Stricker
 1997 -- Scott Hoch (268) -- Loren Roberts, David Sutherland
 1996 -- *Loren Roberts (265) -- Jerry Kelly
 1995 -- Scott Hoch (269) -- Marco Dawson
 1994 -- Mike Springer (268) -- Loren Roberts
 1993 -- *Billy Mayfair (270) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Ted Schulz
 1992 -- Richard Zokol (269) -- Dick Mast
 1991 -- Mark Brooks (270) -- Robert Gamez
 1990 -- *Jim Gallagher, Jr. (271) -- Ed Dougherty, Billy Mayfair
 1989 -- Greg Norman (269) -- Andy Bean
 1988 -- Ken Green (268) -- M.Calcavecchia, J.Gallagher, Jr., D.Hammond, D.Pohl
 1987 -- Gary Hallberg (269) -- Wayne Levi, Robert Wrenn
 1986 -- *Corey Pavin (272) -- Dave Barr
 1985 -- Jim Thorpe (274) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1984 -- Mark O'Meara (272) -- Tom Watson
 1983 -- *Morris Hatalsky (275) -- George Cadle
 1982 -- Calvin Peete (274) -- Victor Regalado
 1981 -- Jay Haas (274) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
 1980 -- Bill Kratzert (266) -- Howard Twitty
 1979 -- Calvin Peete (269) -- Victor Regalado, Jim Simons, Lee Trevino
 1978 -- *Lee Elder (275) -- Lee Trevino   [
 1977 -- Dave Eichelberger (278) -- Morris Hatalsky, Gary McCord, Mike Morley
 1976 -- Dave Hill (270) -- John Jacobs
 1975 -- Art Wall (276) -- Gary McCord
 1974 -- Ed Sneed (276) -- Grier Jones
 1973 -- Dave Stockton (276) -- Homero Blancas, Hubert Green
 1972 -- Jim Colbert (271) -- B.Allin, C.Courtney, G.Johnson, G.Jones
 1971 -- Dave Eichelberger (270) -- Ralph Johnston, Bob Shaw
 1970 -- Deane Beman (276) -- Richard Crawford, Ted Hayes, Don Massengale
 1969 -- Ken Still (277) -- Gary Player
 1968 -- Dave Stockton (275) -- Sam Snead
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Carlos Franco     - Defending champion, 15th on money list with one win
 Mark Calcavecchia - Has made 11 of 16 cuts this year with 6 top-10's
 Brad Elder        - Tied for 15th last week at Western Open
 Fred Funk         - 64th on money list with 1 top-10 in 19 tournaments
 Scott Hoch        - Registered fourth top-10 of the year last week in Chicago
 Casey Martin      - Has made only 8 of 16 cuts with no top-10 finishes
 Billy Mayfair     - Won this event in 1993 and second in 1990
 Blaine McCallister- Cooled off since losing in a playoff in New Orleans
 Loren Roberts     - Has finished third on two occasions this season
 Craig Stadler     - Lost in a playoff in Houston for only top-10 finish
 Curtis Strange    - More famous now for his TV commentating than 2 US Opens
 Steve Stricker    - Still only one top-10 this season, 69th on money list
 Fuzzy Zoeller     - Has failed to make the cut this year in 10 events

 

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