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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
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 
 Dates: Thursday, August 24th through Sunday, August 27th
 Site: Walnut Hills Country Club, East Lansing, Michigan
 Course Architect: Joseph Rosemont, Jerry Matthews (1921)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,191
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 373 yds         10 - Par 4 375 yds
               2 - Par 3 152 yds         11 - Par 5 506 yds
               3 - Par 4 402 yds         12 - Par 4 329 yds
               4 - Par 3 159 yds         13 - Par 3 171 yds
               5 - Par 5 511 yds         14 - Par 5 440 yds
               6 - Par 5 460 yds         15 - Par 4 397 yds
               7 - Par 4 344 yds         16 - Par 3 175 yds
               8 - Par 4 362 yds         17 - Par 4 286 yds
               9 - Par 4 385 yds         18 - Par 4 364 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,148 yds               36 3,043 yds
 
 Annual: 9th
 1999 Champion: Dottie Pepper
 Runner-Up: Kelli Kuehne
 Tournament Record: 265 (Lisa Walters, 1998)
 54-Hole Record: 199 (Lisa Walters, 1998)
 36-Hole Record: 130 (Beth Daniel, 1994; Dottie Pepper, 1999)
 Course Record: 63 (Beth Daniel, 1994; Dale Eggeling, 1995; Tracy Hanson,
                    Meg Mallon, 1996, Dottie Pepper, 1999)
 Total Purse: $750,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $112,500; 2nd Place - 69,819; 3rd Place - 50,949
 
                              1999 Finish
                              -----------
 
 Player              Score                   Player               Score
 ------              -----                   ------               -----
 Dottie Pepper        270                    Donna Andrews         277
 Kelli Kuehne         272                    Vickie Odegard        278
 Rosie Jones          275                    Eva Dahllof           278
 Karrie Webb          275                    Helen Alfredsson      278
 Beth Daniel          276                    Mi Hyun Kim           279
 
              Past Oldsmobile Classic Winners and Runners-Up
              ----------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Dottie Pepper (270) -- Kelli Kuehne
 1998 -- Lisa Walters (265) -- Donna Andrews
 1997 -- Pat Hurst (279) -- Juli Inkster
 1996 -- *Michelle McGann (272) -- Liselotte Neumann
 1995 -- Dale Eggeling (274) -- Meg Mallon, Annika Sorenstam, Elaine Crosby
 1994 -- Beth Daniel (268) -- Lisa Kiggens
 1993 -- Jane Geddes (277) -- Tammie Green, Trish Johnson, Alice Ritzman
 1992 -- Barb Mucha (276) -- Dottie Pepper
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 V.Goetze-Ackerman   - Finished 8th last week at Women's British Open
 Brandie Burton      - 25th on money list with two runner-up finishes
 Beth Daniel         - Has made 14 of 18 cuts with four top-10 finishes
 Dorothy Delasin     - Won Giant Eagle LPGA Classic in a playoff for 1st win
 Rachel Hetherington - Has three top-10's this year, 27th on money list
 Becky Iverson       - 24th on money list, tied for 2nd last week in Europe
 Cristie Kerr        - Has a pair of runner-up finishes, 11th on money list
 Kelli Kuehne        - 28th on money list, only two top-10's, 13 of 17 cuts made
 Meg Mallon          - 3rd on money list with 2 wins and 6 top-five finishes
 Michelle McGann     - Finished tied for 10th last week at Women's British Open
 Karrie Webb         - Five-time winner this year, 1st on money list, 14 top-10's
 

 

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