Nationwide Championship
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
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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, May 12th through Sunday, May 14th

 Site: Golf Club of Georgia (Lakeside Course), Alpharetta, Georgia

 Course Architect: Arthur Hills (1991)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 6,885

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 528 yds         10 - Par 4 446 yds

               2 - Par 4 339 yds         11 - Par 5 580 yds

               3 - Par 3 192 yds         12 - Par 4 373 yds

               4 - Par 4 357 yds         13 - Par 3 183 yds

               5 - Par 4 406 yds         14 - Par 4 407 yds

               6 - Par 3 202 yds         15 - Par 4 432 yds

               7 - Par 4 413 yds         16 - Par 4 408 yds

               8 - Par 4 353 yds         17 - Par 3 199 yds

               9 - Par 5 534 yds         18 - Par 5 533 yds

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                    36 3,324 yds               36 3,561 yds

 

 Annual: 10th

 Defending Champion: Hale Irwin

 Runner-Up: Bob Murphy

 Tournament Record: 198 (Dave Stockton, 1994)

 36-Hole Record: 130 (Dave Stockton, 1994)

 Course Record: 63 (Bruce Summerhays, 1995)

 18-Hole Record: 63 (Dave Stockton, 1994 at Country Club of the South)

 Total Purse: $1,450,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $217,500; 2nd Place - 127,600; 3rd Place - 104,400

 

                             1999 Finish

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 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Hale Irwin             206               Tom Jenkins             212

 Bob Murphy             208               Joe Inman               213

 Jose Maria Canizares   209               Gary McCord             213

 Christy O'Connor       209               Leonard Thompson        213

 Mike McCullough        211               Three players at        214

 

         Past Nationwide Championship Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- Hale Irwin (206) -- Bob Murphy

 1998 -- John Jacobs (206) -- Hale Irwin

 1997 -- Graham Marsh (205) -- Hale Irwin

 1996 -- Jim Colbert (206) -- Isao Aoki

 1995 -- Bob Murphy (203) -- Hale Irwin, Bruce Summerhays

 1994 -- Dave Stockton (198) -- Bob Murphy

 1993 -- Lee Trevino (205) -- G.Archer, J.Ferree, M.Hill, D.Stockton, R.Thompson

 1992 -- # Isao Aoki (136) -- Ray Floyd

 1991 -- Mike Hill (212) -- Tom Shaw

 

 # - Won rain-shortened event.

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Hale Irwin        - Defending champion, three-time runner-up this year

 George Archer     - 11th on money list with one win and 2 top-10's

 Jose M. Canizares - Has recorded three finishes in the top-5 this year

 Ed Dougherty      - Tied for 7th last week with weekend rounds of 68

 Allen Doyle       - Has finished in the top-10 6 times out of 11 events

 Vicente Fernandez - 17th on money list with three top-10 finishes

 Hubert Green      - Lost in a playoff last week, 5th on money list, 6 top-10's

 John Jacobs       - 8th on money list, 1 win and five top-10's, 1st in driving

 Tom Kite          - Won Tradition, 9th on money list, 3 top-10 finishes

 Gil Morgan        - Has 3 top-five finishes and one win in five events

 Larry Nelson      - 2nd on money list with one win and three runner-up results

 Dana Quigley      - Only top-five money winner without a win this year

 Doug Tewell       - Won PGA Seniors' Championship, 4th on money list

 Lanny Wadkins     - 29th on money list with only 1 top-10 finish, 1 win

 Tom Watson        - Has finished second twice this year, 15th on money list

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