Ford Senior Players Championship
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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
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 
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Dates: Thursday, July 13th through Sunday, July 16th
 Site: TPC of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan
 Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus (1990)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,876
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 408 Yds         10 - Par 4 393 Yds
               2 - Par 4 411 Yds         11 - Par 4 410 Yds
               3 - Par 5 547 Yds         12 - Par 3 166 Yds
               4 - Par 3 210 Yds         13 - Par 5 506 Yds
               5 - Par 4 394 Yds         14 - Par 4 429 Yds
               6 - Par 4 340 Yds         15 - Par 3 192 Yds
               7 - Par 5 542 Yds         16 - Par 4 376 Yds
               8 - Par 3 182 Yds         17 - Par 5 521 Yds
               9 - Par 4 432 Yds         18 - Par 4 417 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,466 Yds               36 3,410 Yds
 
 Annual: 18th
 Defending Champion: Hale Irwin
 Runners-Up: Graham Marsh
 Tournament Record: 261 (Jack Nicklaus, 1990)
 54-Hole Record: 197 (Jack Nicklaus, 1990)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (J.C. Snead, 1992)
 Course Record: 63 (Jim Colbert, 1995)
 Total Purse: $2,300,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $315,000; 2nd Place - 184,800; 3rd Place - 151,200
 
                            Key Players to Watch
                            --------------------
 
                                  Finish Last Nine Years
 Player             1991   1992   1993   1994  1995  1996  1997  1998  1999
 ------             ----   ----   ----   ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----
 Hale Irwin         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   T-10  2nd   T-19  2nd   Won
 Graham Marsh       dnp    dnp    dnp    T-14  T-14  dnp   T-8   T-60  2nd
 John Jacobs        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   T-33  T-6   T-24  3rd
 Larry Nelson       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-24  4th
 Jose M. Canizares  dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   7th   T-5
 Hubert Green       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   T-10  T-30  T-5
 Gil Morgan         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   T-6   Won   T-7
 Bruce Fleisher     dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-7
 Kermit Zarley      dnp    T-16   T-22   T-25  T-14  T-33  T-34  T-9   T-9
 Ray Floyd          dnp    dnp    2nd    T-3   T-10  Won   T-19  T-19  T-9
 Bob Eastwood       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   T-72  T-52  T-39  T-9
 Lee Trevino        T-8    T-2    T-40   T-3   T-30  T-8   T-19  8th   T-12
 Gary McCord        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-12
 Isao Aoki          dnp    dnp    dnp    T-3   6th   T-30  T-2   3rd   T-14
 Jim Colbert        T-8    T-12   Won    T-14  T-3   T-16  dnp   T-4   T-14
 Hugh Baiocchi      dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   T-10  T-15  T-14
 Bob Charles        T-2    7th    T-5    T-32  T-23  T-6   T-16  T-19  T-14
 Brian Barnes       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   3rd   wd    T-39  T-14
 Bruce Summerhays   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   T-38  T-23  T-34  T-19  T-19
 Leonard Thompson   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   T-29  T-54  T-19
 Allen Doyle        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-19
 Dave Stockton      dnp    Won    T-11   Won   T-7   T-8   T-2   T-24  T-22
 John Bland         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   T-16  T-10  T-45  T-22
 John Mahaffey      dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-22
 Vicente Fernandez  dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   T-16  15th  T-30  T-29
 John Schroeder     dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   T-23  T-19  T-30  T-29
 Gary Player        T-43   T-18   T-33   T-42  dnp   T-49  T-49  dnp   T-29
 George Archer      T-13   T-18   T-17   T-22  T-30  dnp   T-19  T-50  T-33
 Chi Chi Rodriguez  T-25   4th    T-20   T-32  dnp   T-13  T-34  T-50  T-33
 Jay Sigel          dnp    dnp    dnp    9th   T-18  T-16  T-10  T-12  T-37
 Jim Albus          Won    T-18   T-15   2nd   T-35  T-54  48th  T-24  T-37
 Dana Quigley       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   T-26  T-41  T-37
 Bob Dickson        dnp    dnp    dnp    T-57  T-49  T-57  T-2   T-56  T-37
 Rocky Thompson     T-34   T-33   4th    T-16  T-18  T-8   T-60  75th  T-37
 Mike Hill          T-8    T-12   T-13   T-25  T-18  T-16  T-49  T-12  T-44
 Tom Wargo          dnp    dnp    T-13   T-10  T-30  T-16  T-39  T-41  T-44
 Jim Dent           T-55   T-36   T-8    T-6   T-18  T-13  T-29  T-50  T-44
 Al Geiberger       T-13   T-18   3rd    dnp   T-10  T-23  T-39  T-24  T-48
 Dave Eichelberger  dnp    dnp    dnp    T-22  T-38  T-61  T-56  T-30  T-48
 J.C. Snead         T-17   T-2    T-20   T-16  Won   T-13  T-60  T-9   T-53
 Walter Morgan      dnp    T-74   T-51   T-69  T-14  T-23  T-19  T-30  T-56
 Dale Douglass      T-8    T-9    T-51   T-20  wd    T-57  T-34  T-30  T-59
 Bob Murphy         dnp    dnp    T-15   T-10  T-7   T-33  T-42  T-4   T-62
 Mike McCullough    dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   T-44  T-46  T-9   T-64
 Tom Shaw           T-13   T-39   32nd   T-16  76th  T-64  T-56  T-62  T-68
 Gibby Gilbert      T-25   T-27   T-33   T-25  T-23  T-6   T-26  T-19  73rd
 Harold Henning     T-20   T-9    T-38   T-6   T-43  78th  T-42  T-62  76th
 Jack Nicklaus      T-22   dnp    T-22   T-6   2nd   T-23  T-8   6th   wd
 Tom Kite           dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp
 Andy North         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp
 Lanny Wadkins      dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp
 Tom Watson         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp
 
         Past FORD Senior Players Championship Winners and Runners-Up
         ------------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Hale Irwin (267) -- Graham Marsh
 1998 -- Gil Morgan (267) -- Hale Irwin
 1997 -- Larry Gilbert (274) -- I.Aoki, B.Dickson, J.Kiefer, D.Stockton
 1996 -- Ray Floyd (275) -- Hale Irwin
 1995 -- *J.C. Snead (272) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1994 -- Dave Stockton (271) -- Jim Albus
 1993 -- Jim Colbert (278) -- Ray Floyd
 1992 -- Dave Stockton (277) -- J.C. Snead, Lee Trevino
 1991 -- Jim Albus (279) -- Bob Charles, Dave Hill, Charles Coody
 1990 -- Jack Nicklaus (261) -- Lee Trevino
 1989 -- Orville Moody (271) -- Charles Coody
 1988 -- Billy Casper (278) -- Al Geiberger
 1987 -- Gary Player (280) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez, Bruce Crampton
 1986 -- #Chi Chi Rodriguez (206) -- Bruce Crampton
 1985 -- Arnold Palmer (274) -- Lee Elder, G.Littler, M.Barber, Charles Owens
 1984 -- Arnold Palmer (276) -- Peter Thomson
 1983 -- Miller Barber (278) -- Gene Littler
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain Shortened.
 
 Notes: Formerly called Mazda Presents The Senior Players Championship
        (1991-92), Mazda Senior Tournament Players Championship (1987-90),
        Senior Tournament Players Championship (1983-86).
 
                       2000 Grand Slam Finishes
                       ------------------------
 
                             Tradition     PGA Seniors'    Senior Open
 
 Tom Kite                       Won           T-2             3rd
 Doug Tewell                    T-25          Won             T-21
 Hale Irwin                     T-37          T-2             Won
 Tom Watson                     T-2           T-17            T-10
 Larry Nelson                   T-2           T-2             T-19
 Bruce Fleisher                 4th           T-38            2nd
 Joe Inman                      5th           T-54            T-31
 Gary McCord                    T-6           dnp             T-41
 Andy North                     T-6           T-46            mc
 John Jacobs                    8th           T-38            T-10
 Jack Nicklaus                  T-9           T-12            T-21
 Mike McCullough                T-9           T-17            dnp
 Fred Gibson                    T-9           T-32            T-21
 John Bland                     T-9           T-10            T-21
 Ed Dougherty                   T-9           T-12            T-37
 Bruce Summerhays               T-9           T-25            mc
 Jose Maria Canizares           T-15          T-38            T-10
 Dave Eichelberger              T-15          mc              T-34
 Gil Morgan                     T-15          T-32            T-15
 Vicente Fernandez              T-19          T-6             T-15
 Jay Sigel                      T-19          T-12            mc
 Graham Marsh                   T-19          T-38            T-19
 John Mahaffey                  T-25          T-8             T-37
 Lanny Wadkins                  T-25          T-54            dnp
 George Archer                  T-25          dnp             dnp
 David Graham                   T-31          T-28            T-47
 Dave Stockton                  T-31          mc              T-6
 Dana Quigley                   T-37          T-2             T-26
 Tom Wargo                      T-61          74th            T-34
 Ray Floyd                      WD            T-51            4th
 Jim Colbert                    WD            T-54            T-10
 Christy O'Conner               WD            T-12            T-8
 Brian Barnes                   WD            WD              T-58

 

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