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Preivew of this years tournament
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Golf Today report of last years event
 Dates: Thursday, March 9th through Saturday, March 12th

 Site: Doha Golf Club, West Bay, Doha, Qatar

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,268

 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 601 Yds   10 - Par 5 521 Yds

               2 - Par 4 436 Yds   11 - Par 4 414 Yds

               3 - Par 3 230 Yds   12 - Par 4 397 Yds

               4 - Par 4 391 Yds   13 - Par 3 205 Yds

               5 - Par 4 454 Yds   14 - Par 4 411 Yds

               6 - Par 4 427 Yds   15 - Par 4 470 Yds

               7 - Par 4 394 Yds   16 - Par 4 319 Yds

               8 - Par 3 197 Yds   17 - Par 3 181 Yds

               9 - Par 5 647 Yds   18 - Par 5 592 Yds

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                    36 3,777 Yds         36 3,419 Yds

 

 Annual: 3rd

 1999 Champion: Paul Lawrie

 Runner-Up: Philip Price, Soren Kjeldsen

 Tournament Record: 268 (Paul Lawrie, 1999)

 54-Hole Record: 200 (Paul Lawrie, 1999)

 36-Hole Record: 133 (Andrew Sherborne, 1998; Paul Lawrie, 1999)

 Course Record: 64 (Andrew Sherborne, David Carter, 1998)

 Total Purse: $752,416

 Shares: 1st Place - $124,266; 2nd Place - 82,804; 3rd Place - 46,698

 
                             1999 Finish

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 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Paul Lawrie            268               Raymond Russell         278

 Soren Kjeldsen         275               Christopher Hanell      278

 Phillip Price          275               Ian Woosnam             279

 John Bickerton         277               Jamie Spence            279

 Jean Van de Velde      278               Bob May                 279


             Past Qatar Masters Winners and Runners-up

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 1999 -- Paul Lawrie (268) -- Soren Kjeldsen, Phillip Price

 1998 -- Andrew Coltart (270) -- Patrik Sjoland, Andrew Sherborne


                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Seve Ballesteros  - 48 career European Tour wins, missed the cut last week

 Jose Coceres      - Won last week's Dubai Desert Classic for 2nd career win

 Alastair Forsyth  - Tied for 9th last week with three rounds under par

 Mathias Gronberg  - Won South African Open earlier this year

 Per-U Johansson   - Missed the cut last week with rounds of 74 and 78

 Paul McGinley     - Shot final round of 67 last week to tie for 2nd

 Gary Orr          - Won Portuguese Open and finished 2nd at Dunhill

 Phillip Price     - 13th in scoring, 10th in greens in regulation

 Wayne Riley       - Shot two 68's and two 76's last week to tie for 37th

 Ian Woosnam       - Missed the cut last week with back-to-back rounds of 74

 Wei-Tze Yeh       - Won Malaysian Open earlier this season

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