State Farm Senior Classic
State Farm Senior 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, July 7th through Sunday, July 9th
 Site: Hobbit's Glen Golf Club, Columbia, Maryland
 Course Architect: Edmund Ault (1967)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,983
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 406 yds         10 - Par 4 404 yds
               2 - Par 4 390 yds         11 - Par 3 157 yds
               3 - Par 5 563 yds         12 - Par 4 367 yds
               4 - Par 3 195 yds         13 - Par 4 441 yds
               5 - Par 5 507 yds         14 - Par 4 467 yds
               6 - Par 4 399 yds         15 - Par 5 558 yds
               7 - Par 4 410 yds         16 - Par 3 202 yds
               8 - Par 3 177 yds         17 - Par 4 381 yds
               9 - Par 4 429 yds         18 - Par 5 530 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,476 yds               36 3,507 yds
 
 Annual: 3rd
 Defending Champion: Christy O'Connor
 Runner-Up: Bruce Fleisher
 Tournament Record: 198 (Christy O'Connor, 1999)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Christy O'Connor, 1999)
 Course Record: 65 (Tom Jenkins, David Graham, Frank Conner, 1998;
                    Christy O'Connor, Bruce Fleisher, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,350,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $202,500; 2nd Place - 118,800; 3rd Place - 97,200
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Christy O'Connor       198               Jim Dent                209
 Bruce Fleisher         199               John Jacobs             209
 Dana Quigley           207               Fred Gibson             209
 Terry Dill             208               Hugh Baiocchi           209
 Hubert Green           208               Three players at        210
 
         Past State Farm Senior Classic Winners and Runners-up
         -----------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Christy O'Connor (198) -- Bruce Fleisher
 1998 -- Bruce Summerhays (206) -- Walter Hall, Hale Irwin
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Christy O'Connor  - Defending champion, only 1 top-10 this year in 15 events
 Jose M. Canizares - 17th on money list with five top-10's in 18 tournaments
 Jim Colbert       - Tied for 10th last week closing with three straight 70's
 Allen Doyle       - 8th in scoring, 6th in driving accuracy, 8 to-10's
 Bruce Fleisher    - Runner-up last week at Senior Open, 1st in scoring
 Hubert Green      - 7th in scoring, 3rd in putting, 2nd in driving accuracy
 Tom Jenkins       - Only top-10 money winner without a win this season
 David Lundstrom   - 25th on money list with four top-10's in 17 events
 Larry Nelson      - Two-time winner this year with a Tour leading 12 top-10's
 Dana Quigley      - One win and three second's, 4th on money list
 Bruce Summerhays  - Has played in all 21 official events this year
 Jim Thorpe        - Tied for 6th last week at U.S. Senior Open, 6 top-10's
 Lee Trevino       - The Merry Mex won two weeks ago at Cadillac Classic

 

 

 

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