Moroccan Open
Moroccan Open
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 Dates: Thursday, April 20th through Sunday, April 23rd

 Site: Gold D'Amalkis, Marrakech, Morocco

 Course Architect: Cabell B. Robinson

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,281

 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 396 yds   10 - Par 4 397 yds

               2 - Par 5 569 yds   11 - Par 4 429 yds

               3 - Par 3 212 yds   12 - Par 4 408 yds

               4 - Par 4 432 yds   13 - Par 3 211 yds

               5 - Par 4 447 yds   14 - Par 4 444 yds

               6 - Par 4 410 yds   15 - Par 5 538 yds

               7 - Par 4 451 yds   16 - Par 4 469 yds

               8 - Par 3 232 yds   17 - Par 3 179 yds

               9 - Par 5 522 yds   18 - Par 5 535 yds

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                    36 3,671 Yds         36 3,610 Yds

 

 Annual: 10th

 1999 Champion: Miguel Angel Martin

 Runner-Up: David Park

 Tournament Record: 271 (Stephen Leaney, 1998)

 18-hole Record: 64 (Darren Cole, 1997; Des Smyth, Tom Gillis, 1998; Simon

                    Wakefield, 1999)

 Total Purse: $629,174

 Share: 1st Place - $104,832; 2nd Place - 69,846; 3rd Place - 39,397

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Miguel Angel Martin *  276               Nick O'Hern             281

 David Park             276               Andrew Raitt            283

 Klas Eriksson          279               Daren Lee               283

 Jorge Berendt          280               Carlos Larrain          283

 Eric Carlberg          280               Stephen Scahill         284

 

 * - Won in playoff.

 

                 Past Moroccan Open Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- *Miguel Angel Martin (276) -- David Park

 1998 -- Stephen Leaney (271) -- Robert Karlsson

 1997 -- Clinton Whitelaw (277) -- Darren Cole, Wayne Riley, Roger Chapman

 1996 -- Peter Hedblom (281) -- Eduardo Romero

 1995 -- Mark James (275) -- David Gilford

 1994 -- Anders Forsbrand (276)

 1993 -- David Gilford (279)

 1992 -- *David Gilford (287)

 1991 -- Not Held

 1990 -- Not Held

 1989 -- Not Held

 1988 -- Not Held

 1987 -- Howard Clark (284)

 

 * - won in playoff.

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 John Bickerton      - Has made six of seven cuts this year with one top-10

 Roger Chapman       - 20th on money list, won in Rio de Janeiro for 1st win

 Andrew Coltart      - Has made 3 of 5 cuts this year with one top-10 finish

 Ignacio Garrido     - Best finish this year is 11th in Rio, missed 3 cuts

 Peter Hedblom       - Won this event in 1996, tied for 74th at Madeira Island

 Soren Kjeldsen      - Tied for 7th at Qatar, has made seven of 11 cuts

 Santiago Luna       - Finished 6th at Rio with four rounds under par

 Justin Rose         - Has made five cuts this year in 11 tournaments

 

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