National Car Rental Golf Classic
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 Dates: Thursday, October 26th through Sunday, October 29th
 Site: Walt Disney World Resort (Magnolia, Palm Courses), Lake Buena Vista, Fla
 Course Architect: Joe Lee (1971) - redesigned by Lee (1993)
 Pars: 72
 Yardage:       7,190 Magnolia        6,967 Palm
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 428 yds    1 - Par 5 495 yds
               2 - Par 4 417 yds    2 - Par 4 389 yds
               3 - Par 3 160 yds    3 - Par 3 175 yds
               4 - Par 5 552 yds    4 - Par 4 422 yds
               5 - Par 4 448 yds    5 - Par 4 403 yds
               6 - Par 3 195 yds    6 - Par 4 412 yds
               7 - Par 4 410 yds    7 - Par 5 532 yds
               8 - Par 5 614 yds    8 - Par 3 205 yds
               9 - Par 4 431 yds    9 - Par 4 373 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,655 Yds         36 3,406 Yds
 
              10 - Par 5 526 yds   10 - Par 4 450 yds
              11 - Par 4 385 yds   11 - Par 5 552 yds
              12 - Par 3 169 yds   12 - Par 3 199 yds
              13 - Par 4 375 yds   13 - Par 4 364 yds
              14 - Par 5 595 yds   14 - Par 5 547 yds
              15 - Par 3 203 yds   15 - Par 4 426 yds
              16 - Par 4 400 yds   16 - Par 3 172 yds
              17 - Par 4 427 yds   17 - Par 4 397 yds
              18 - Par 4 455 yds   18 - Par 4 454 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,535 Yds         36 3,561 Yds
 
 Annual: 30th
 Defending Champion: Tiger Woods
 Runner-Up: Ernie Els
 Tournament Record: 262 (John Huston, 1992)
 54-Hole Record: 193 (Tim Simpson, 1990)
 36-Hole Record: 128 (Tim Simpson, 1990)
 Course Record: 61 (Payne Stewart, 1990 - Magnolia)
                   (Mark Lye, 1984 - Palm)
 9-Hole Record: 28 (Nolan Henke, 1996)
 Total Purse: $3,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $540,000; 2nd Place - 324,000; 3rd Place - 204,000
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Tiger Woods            271               Vijay Singh             275
 Ernie Els              272               Russ Cochran            277
 Franklin Langham       274               Glen Day                277
 Bob Tway               274               Dudley Hart             277
 John Huston            275               Jeff Sluman             277
 
         Past National Car Rental Golf Classic Winners and Runners-Up
         ------------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Tiger Woods (271) -- Ernie Els
 1998 -- John Huston (272) -- Davis Love III
 1997 -- *David Duval (270) -- Dan Forsman
 1996 -- Tiger Woods (267) -- Payne Stewart
 1995 -- #Brad Bryant (198) -- Hal Sutton, Ted Tryba
 1994 -- Rick Fehr (265) -- Craig Stadler, Fuzzy Zoeller
 1993 -- Jeff Maggert (265) -- Greg Kraft
 1992 -- John Huston (262) -- Mark O'Meara
 1991 -- Mark O'Meara (267) -- David Peoples
 1990 -- Tim Simpson (264) -- John Mahaffey
 1989 -- Tim Simpson (272) -- Donnie Hammond
 1988 -- *Bob Lohr (263) -- Chip Beck
 1987 -- Larry Nelson (268) -- Morris Hatalsky, Mark O'Meara
 1986 -- *Ray Floyd (275) -- Lon Hinkle, Mike Sullivan
 1985 -- Lanny Wadkins (267) -- Mike Donald, Scott Hoch
 1984 -- Larry Nelson (266) -- Hubert Green
 1983 -- Payne Stewart (269) -- Nick Faldo, Mark McCumber
 1982 -- *Hal Sutton (269) -- Bill Britton
 1981 -- Vance Heafner/Mike Holland (275) -- Beck/Caldwell
 1980 -- Danny Edwards/David Edwards (253) -- G.Gilbert/Halldorson,
                                              Harmon/Harwell, Jones/Quigley
 1979 -- George Burns/Ben Crenshaw (255) -- Bess/Halldorson, Hewes/Jacobsen,
                                            Rachels/Weibring
 1978 -- Wayne Levi/Bob Mann (254) -- B.Wadkins/L.Wadkins
 1977 -- Gibby Gilbert/Grier Jones (253) -- Melnyk/North
 1976 -- *Woody Blackburn/Bill Kratzert (260) -- Brewer, Nichols
 1975 -- Jim Colbert/Dean Refram (252) -- Cole/Regalado, Schlee/Sifford
 1974 -- Hubert Green/Mac McClendon (255) -- S.Snead/JC.Snead, Sneed/Yancey
 1973 -- Jack Nicklaus (275) -- Mason Rudolph
 1972 -- Jack Nicklaus (267) -- Jim Dent, Bobby Mitchell, Larry Wood
 1971 -- Jack Nicklaus (273) -- Deane Beman
 
 * - Won in Playoff.# - Rain Shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (1985-97), Walt
       Disney World Golf Classic (1982-84), Walt Disney World National Team
       Championship (1974-81), Walt Disney World Open Invitational (1971-73).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Tiger Woods       - Defending champion, 1st in everything, enough said
 Paul Azinger      - 26th on money list with one win, made 17 of 18 cuts
 Chris DiMarco     - Has one win and a pair of runner-up finishes, 18th in money
 Brad Faxon        - Tied for 6th last week with final round of 65
 Steve Flesch      - Has 12 top-10 finishes, made 26 of 29 cuts, 20th in money
 Carlos Franco     - Whipped Hal Sutton in Sunday's singles with double-eagle
 Scott Hoch        - Missed the cut last week in Tampa, 31st on money list
 John Huston       - Won last week's Tampa Bay Classic for sixth career win
 Lee Janzen        - Registered only his second top-10 of the season last week
 Davis Love III    - Three-time runner-up in 2000, 7th on money list, no wins
 Mark O'Meara      - Having an off-season with only 1 top-10 and six missed cuts
 Vijay Singh       - Lost to Tiger "Who" last week at Presidents Cup
 David Toms        - 16th on money list with one win and six top-10 finishes
 Mike Weir         - Won battle of the lefties last week against Mickelson
 

 

 

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