South African Open
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 Dates: Thursday, January 20th through Sunday, January 23rd

 Site: Randpark Club, Johannesburg, South Africa

 Course Architect: Syd Brews (1971), Robbie Marshall and Mark Muller (1995)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,513

 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 434 yds   10 - Par 4 493 yds

               2 - Par 3 173 yds   11 - Par 4 441 yds

               3 - Par 4 448 yds   12 - Par 5 571 yds

               4 - Par 4 404 yds   13 - Par 4 423 yds

               5 - Par 5 595 yds   14 - Par 4 424 yds

               6 - Par 3 195 yds   15 - Par 3 250 yds

               7 - Par 4 444 yds   16 - Par 4 454 466

               8 - Par 5 583 yds   17 - Par 3 230 yds

               9 - Par 4 400 yds   18 - Par 5 539 yds

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                    36 3,676 Yds         36 3,837 Yds


 Annual: 89th

 Defending Champion: David Frost

 Runner-Up: Jeev Milkha Singh, Scott Dunlap

 Tournament Record: 267 (Tony Johnstone, 1993)

 18-Hole Record: 62 (John Bland, 1993 - Durban Country Club)

 Course Record: 62 (John Daly, 1990)

 Total Purse: 992,401 (euros)

 Shares: 1st Place - 156,784; 2nd Place - 114,114; 3rd Place - 68,867


                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 David Frost            279               Bob May                 283

 Jeev Milkha Singh      280               Thomas Bjorn            283

 Scott Dunlap           280               Ernie Els               283

 Sven Struver           281               John Buckerton          284

 Hennie Otto            282               Jean Hugo (a)           284

         Past South African Open Winners and Runners-Up

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

 1999 -- David Frost (279) -- Jeev Milkha Singh, Scott Dunlap

 1998 -- Ernie Els (270) -- David Frost

 1997 -- Vijay Singh (270) -- Nick Price

 1996 -- Ernie Els (275) -- Brenden Pappas

 1995 -- Retief Goosen (275) -- Ernie Els

 1994 -- Not held in 1994 because of two in 1993

 1993 -- Tony Johnstone (267) -- Ernie Els

 1993 -- Clinton Whitelaw (279) -- Retief Goosen

 1992 -- Ernie Els (275) -- Derek James

 1991 -- Wayne Westner (272) -- Tony Johnstone, Mark James

 1990 -- Trevor Dodds (285) -- Hugh Royer

 1989 -- Fred Wadsworth (278) -- Tom Lehman

 1988 -- Wayne Westner (275) -- Ian Mosey

 1987 -- *Mark McNulty (278) -- Fulton Allem

 1986 -- David Frost (275) -- Tony Johnstone

 1985 -- Gavin Levenson (280) -- Phil Simmons

 1984 -- Tony Johnstone (274) -- Fulton Allem

 1983 -- Charlie Bolling (278) -- Tertius Claassens

 1982 -- Not held

 1981 -- *Gary Player (272) -- John Bland, Warren Humphreys

 1980 -- Bobby Cole (279) -- Mark McNulty

 1979 -- Gary Player (279) -- Ian Mosey

 1978 -- Hugh Baiocchi (285) -- Gary Levenson

 1977 -- Gary Player (273) -- Dale Hayes, Bobby Cole

 1976 -- Gary Player (280) -- Dave Suddards, Bobby Verwey

 1976 -- *Dale Hayes (287) -- John Fourie

 1975 -- Gary Player (278) -- Allan Henning

 1974 -- Bobby Cole (272) -- Allan Henning

 1973 -- Bob Charles (282) -- Vin Baker, Graham Marsh, Bobby Cole

 1972 -- Gary Player (274) -- Bobby Cole

 1971 -- Simon Hobday (276) -- Gary Player

 1970 -- Tommy Horton (285) -- Terry Westbrook

 1969 -- Gary Player (273) -- Trevor Wilkes

 1968 -- Gary Player (274) -- Cobie Legrange

 1967 -- Gary Player (279) -- Allan Henning

 1966 -- Gary Player (278) -- Harold Henning, Cobie Legrange

 1965 -- Gary Player (273) -- John Hayes

 1964 -- Allan Henning (278) -- Bruce Keyter

 1963 -- Retief Waltman (281) -- Papwa Sewgolum

 1962 -- Harold Henning (285) -- Denis Hutchinson

 1961 -- Retief Waltman (289) -- Barry Franklin

 1960 -- Gary Player (280) -- Harold Henning, Tommy Trevena

 1959 -- Denis Hutchinson (282) -- Gary Player

 1958 -- Arthur Stewart (281) -- Bobby Locke

 1957 -- *Harold Henning (289) -- Sandy Guthrie

 1956 -- Gary Player (286) -- Bruce Keyter

 1955 -- Bobby Locke (283) -- Reg Taylor

 1954 -- Reg Taylor (289) -- Jannie le Roux

 1953 -- *Jimmy Boyd (302) -- Otway Hayes

 1952 -- Sid Brews (305) -- Sandy Guthrie

 1951 -- Bobby Locke (277) -- Jimmy Boyd, Harry Bradshaw

 1950 -- Bobby Locke (280) -- Sandy Guthrie

 1949 -- Sid Brews (291) -- Eric Moore

 1948 -- Mickey Janks (298) -- Sandy Guthrie

 1947 -- Ronnie Glennie (293) -- Eric Moore

 1946 -- Bobby Locke (285) -- Steve Boshoff

 1945 -- Not held

 1944 -- Not held

 1943 -- Not held

 1942 -- Not held

 1941 -- Not held

 1940 -- Bobby Locke (293) -- Steve Boshoff

 1939 -- Bobby Locke (279) -- Clarence Olander, Bobby Bodmer

 1938 -- Bobby Locke (279) -- Sid Brews

 1937 -- Bobby Locke (288) -- Clarence Olander

 1936 -- *Clarence Olander (297) -- John Robertson

 1935 -- Bobby Locke (296) -- Jock Verwey

 1934 -- Sid Brews (319) -- Jock Verwey

 1933 -- Sid Brews (297) -- Charles Mcllvenny

 1932 -- Charles Mcllvenny (304) -- Bob Grimsdell

 1931 -- Sid Brews (302) -- Bob Grimsdell, Charles Mcllvenny

 1930 -- Sid Brews (297) -- Jock Brews

 1929 -- Archie Tosh (315) -- Jock Brews

 1928 -- Jock Brews (297) -- Sid Brews

 1927 -- Sid Brews (301) -- Bertie Elkin, Charles Mcllvenny

 1926 -- Jock Brews (301) -- Bertie Elkin

 1925 -- Sid Brews (295) -- Jock Brews

 1924 -- Bertie Elkin (316) -- Jock Brews, Sid Brews

 1923 -- Jock Brews (315) -- Archie Tosh

 1922 -- F. Jangle (310) -- Jock Brews

 1921 -- Jock Brews (316) -- Archie Tosh

 1920 -- Laurie Waters (302) -- Bertie Elkin

 1919 -- W.H. Horne (320) -- H.G. Stewart

 1918 -- Not held

 1917 -- Not held

 1916 -- Not held

 1915 -- Not held

 1914 -- George Fotheringham (299) -- Jock Brews

 1913 -- James Prentice (304) -- J. Binnie, J. Fotheringham

 1912 -- George Fotheringham (305) -- Laurie Waters

 1911 -- George Fotheringham (301) -- Dave Guthrie

 1910 -- George Fotheringham (315) -- A.G. Gray

 1909 -- John Fotheringham (306) -- George Fotheringham

 1908 -- George Fotheringham (294) -- Laurie Waters

 1907 -- Laurie Waters (146) -- A.G. Gray

 1906 -- A.G. Gray (151) -- H. Fraser Watson

 1905 -- A.G. Gray (NA) -- George Fotheringham

 1904 -- Laurie Waters (143) -- A.G. Gray

 1903 -- Laurie Waters (163) -- J.W. Stewart

 * - Won in playoff

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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

 David Frost       - Defending Champion, finished 5th last week

 Thomas Bjorn      - Four-time winner on European Tour

 Retief Goosen     - Finished 4th last week with final round of 66

 Bernhard Langer   - Tied for 14th last week with three rounds under par

 Gary Orr          - Tied for 2nd last week with back-to-back 67's

 Nick Price        - 15 career South African titles, but none at this event

 Phillip Price     - Finished tied for 2nd last week at Dunhill Championship

 Patrik Sjoland    - Looking for first career win on European Tour

 Anthony Wall      - Won last week's Alfred Dunhill Championship

 Lee Westwood      - Nine-time winner on European Tour

 Ian Woosnam       - Missed the cut last week at Dunhill Championship

 

 

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