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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
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, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th
 Site: Columbia Edgewater Country Club, Portland, Oregon
 Course Architect: A. Vernon Macan (1925) - (Redesigned - Robert Graves 1966,
                                            William Bell 1970, Bob Cupp 1993)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,300
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 360 Yds         10 - Par 5 501 Yds
               2 - Par 3 161 Yds         11 - Par 4 337 Yds
               3 - Par 4 390 Yds         12 - Par 5 505 Yds
               4 - Par 4 386 Yds         13 - Par 3 155 Yds
               5 - Par 5 482 Yds         14 - Par 4 357 Yds
               6 - Par 4 362 Yds         15 - Par 4 367 Yds
               7 - Par 5 459 Yds         16 - Par 3 175 Yds
               8 - Par 3 140 Yds         17 - Par 4 379 Yds
               9 - Par 4 407 Yds         18 - Par 4 377 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,147 Yds               36 3,153 Yds
 
 Annual: 29th
 Defending Champion: Juli Inkster
 Runner-Up: Tina Barrett, Grace Park
 Tournament Record: 202 (Dottie Pepper, 1996)
 36-Hole Record: 132 (Danielle Ammaccapane, 1998)
 Course Record: 64 (Danielle Ammaccapane, 1990; Jane Crafter, 1992)
 Total Purse: $800,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $120,000; 2nd Place - 74,474; 3rd Place - 54,346
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Juli Inkster           207               Se Ri Pak               214
 Tina Barrett           213               Moira Dunn              215
 Grace Park             213               Michele Redman          215
 Nanci Bowen            214               Six players at          216
 Janice Moodie          214
 
         Past Safeway LPGA Golf Championship Winners and Runners-Up
         ----------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Juli Inkster (207) -- Tina Barrett, Grace Park
 1998 -- Danielle Ammaccapane (204) -- Emilee Klein
 1997 -- Chris Johnson (206) -- Kim Saiki, Lisa Hackney
 1996 -- Dottie Pepper (202) -- Chris Johnson
 1995 -- Alison Nicholas (207) -- Kelly Robbins
 1994 -- Missie McGeorge (207) -- Betsy King
 1993 -- Donna Andrews (208) -- Missie McGeorge, Tina Barrett
 1992 -- *Nancy Lopez (209) -- Jane Crafter
 1991 -- Michelle Estill (208) -- Rosie Jones
 1990 -- Patty Sheehan (208) -- Danielle Ammaccapane
 1989 -- Muffin Spencer-Devlin (214) -- N.Lopez, T.Green, S.Sanders, D.Coe-Jones
 1988 -- Betsy King (213) -- Colleen Walker
 1987 -- Nancy Lopez (210) -- K.Leadbetter, M.Spencer-Devlin, J.Stephenson
 1986 -- Ayako Okamoto (207) -- Colleen Walker, Nancy Lopez
 1985 -- Nancy Lopez (215) -- Lori Garbacz
 1984 -- Amy Alcott (212) -- Kathy Baker
 1983 -- *JoAnne Carner (212) -- Charlotte Montgomery
 1982 -- *Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen (196) -- Sharon Barrett/Nancy Rubin,
                                                Lori Garbacz/Patti Rizzo
 1981 -- *Donna Caponi/Kathy Whitworth (203) -- JoAnne Carner/Judy Rankin
 1980 -- Donna Caponi/Kathy Whitworth (195) -- Janet Alex/Judy Clark
 1979 -- Nancy Lopez/Jo Ann Washam (198) -- Susie Berning/Carole Jo Skala
 1978 -- *Donna Caponi/Kathy Whitworth (203) -- Murle Breer/Barbara Moxness
 1977 -- *JoAnne Carner/Judy Rankin (202) -- Betty Burfeindt/Pam Higgins
 1976 -- *Donna Caponi (217) -- Clifford Ann Creed
 1975 -- Jo Ann Washam (215) -- Sandra Haynie
 1974 -- JoAnne Carner (211) -- Donna Caponi
 1973 -- #Kathy Whitworth (144) -- Sandra Palmer
 1972 -- Kathy Whitworth (212) -- Sandra Haynie
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called Ping-AT&T Wireless Services LPGA Golf Championship
       (1995), Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship (1986-94), Portland
       Ping Championship (1983-85), Portland Team Championship (1977-82),
       Portland Classic (1972-76).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Juli Inkster         - Defending champ, two-time winner this year, 10 top-10's
 Rosie Jones          - Two-time runner-up this year, 6th on money list
 Lorie Kane           - Broke through with a win at Michelob Light Classic
 Cristie Kerr         - 11th on money list with a pair of runner-up finishes
 Betsy King           - Two-time winner this season, 18th on money list
 Carin Koch           - Teamed with Sophie Gustafson last week to win World Cup
 Kelli Kuehne         - 30th on money list with 2 top-10's, made 15 of 19 cuts
 Se Ri Pak            - 8 top-10 finishes in 18 events, 14th on money list
 Dottie Pepper        - Expected to return this week, seven top-10's in 16 events
 Annika Sorenstam     - Five-time winner this year, 2nd in money, 11 top-10's
 Sherri Steinhauer    - Has 10 top-10's in 25 events but no victories

 

 

 

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