State Farm Rail Classic
State Farm Rail Classic
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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 1st through Sunday, September 3rd
 Site: The Rail Golf Club, Springfield, Illinois
 Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones (1974)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,403
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 367 Yds         10 - Par 4 366 Yds
               2 - Par 3 183 Yds         11 - Par 4 391 Yds
               3 - Par 5 506 Yds         12 - Par 4 378 Yds
               4 - Par 4 370 Yds         13 - Par 5 491 Yds
               5 - Par 4 399 Yds         14 - Par 3 135 Yds
               6 - Par 5 505 Yds         15 - Par 4 372 Yds
               7 - Par 3 167 Yds         16 - Par 3 168 Yds
               8 - Par 4 335 Yds         17 - Par 5 531 Yds
               9 - Par 4 363 Yds         18 - Par 4 376 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,195 Yds               36 3,208 Yds
 
 Annual: 25th
 Defending Champion: Mi Hyun Kim
 Runner-Up: Pearl Sinn, Janice Moodie
 Tournament Record: 197 (Pat Bradley, 1991)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Laura Davies, 1994)
 Course Record: 62 (Laura Davies, 1991; Kathryn Marshall, 1997)
 Total Purse: $900,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $135,000; 2nd Place - 83,783; 3rd Place - 61,139
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Mi Hyun Kim            204               Eva Dahllof             207
 Pearl Sinn             205               Emilee Klein            207
 Janice Moodie          205               Tina Barrett            208
 Lori West              206               Karen Stupples          208
 Marisa Baena           206               Five players at         209
 
            Past State Farm Rail Classic Winners and Runners-Up
            ---------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Mi Hyun Kim (204) -- Pearl Sinn, Janice Moodie
 1998 -- Pearl Sinn (200) -- Michele Redman
 1997 -- *Cindy Figg-Currer (200) -- Kris Tschetter, Lorie Kane
 1996 -- *Michelle McGann (202) -- Laura Davies, Barb Whitehead
 1995 -- *Mary Beth Zimmerman (206) -- Emilee Klein
 1994 -- Barb Mucha (203) -- Kim Shipman
 1993 -- *Helen Dobson (203) -- Dottie Pepper
 1992 -- *Nancy Lopez (199) -- Laura Davies
 1991 -- Pat Bradley (197) -- Danielle Ammaccapane
 1990 -- Beth Daniel (203) -- Susan Sanders
 1989 -- Beth Daniel (203) -- Betsy King, Alice Ritzman
 1988 -- Betsy King (207) -- Margaret Ward
 1987 -- Rosie Jones (208) -- Nancy Lopez
 1986 -- *Betsy King (205) --Alice Ritzman, Cathy Kratzert
 1985 -- Betsy King (205) -- Janet Anderson
 1984 -- Cindy Hill (207) -- Jane Crafter, Lori Garbacz, Betsy King
 1983 -- *Lauri Peterson (210) -- Judy Ellis
 1982 -- JoAnne Carner (205) -- Susie McAllister
 1981 -- JoAnne Carner (205) -- Kyle O'Brien
 1980 -- Nancy Lopez (275) -- JoAnne Carner
 1979 -- Jo Ann Washam (275) -- Silvia Bertolaccini
 1978 -- Pat Bradley (276) -- Sharon Miller
 1977 -- Hollis Stacy (271) -- Betty Burfeindt
 1976 -- *Sandra Palmer (213) -- JoAnne Carner, Mary Lou Crocker, Michelle 
Walker
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Classic (1976-77),
       Rail Charity Golf Classic (1978-92).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Mi Hyun Kim         - Defending champion, 12th on money list, 7 top-10's
 Brandie Burton      - Has finished second twice this year, 25th on money list
 Dorothy Delasin     - Won Giant Eagle LPGA Classic, 21st on money list
 Rachel Hetherington - Has made 16 of 21 cuts with 4 top-10's, 26th in money
 Pat Hurst           - 5th on money list with 1 win and four runner-up finishes
 Becky Iverson       - Has seven top-10's in 22 events, 23rd on money list
 Rosie Jones         - Two-time runner-up this year, 6th in money, 6 top-10's
 Lorie Kane          - Broke into winners column at Michelob Light Classic
 Cristie Kerr        - Made 19 of 20 cuts with 8 top-10's, 8th on money list
 Betsy King          - Two-time winner this year, LPGA's all-time money leader
 Se Ri Pak           - No wins in 2000 but has eight top-10 finishes
 Sherri Steinhauer   - 15th on money list, made 19 of 23 cuts, 9 top-10's
 Karrie Webb         - Won last week for the sixth time this year, 15 top-10's

 

 

 

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