Westin Texas Open
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 Dates: Thursday, September 21st through Sunday, September 24th
 Site: LaCantera Golf Club, San Antonio, Texas
 Course Architect: Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish (1995)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,001
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 665 yds   10 - Par 5 541 yds
               2 - Par 4 448 yds   11 - Par 4 427 yds
               3 - Par 3 202 yds   12 - Par 4 415 yds
               4 - Par 4 444 yds   13 - Par 3 142 yds
               5 - Par 5 533 yds   14 - Par 5 527 yds
               6 - Par 3 162 yds   15 - Par 4 446 yds
               7 - Par 4 316 yds   16 - Par 4 380 yds
               8 - Par 4 361 yds   17 - Par 3 186 yds
               9 - Par 4 380 yds   18 - Par 4 426 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,511 Yds         36 3,490 Yds
 
 Annual: 70th
 Defending Champion: Duffy Waldorf
 Runner-Up: Ted Tryba
 Tournament Record: 257 (Mike Souchak, 1955)
 54-Hole Record: 192 (Mike Souchak, 1955)
 36-Hole Record: 126 (Paul Azinger, 1989)
 18-Hole Record: 60 (Al Brosch, 1951; Ted Kroll, 1954; Mike Souchak, 1955)
 9-Hole Record: 27 (Mike Souchak, 1955)
 Course Record: 62 (Mike Reid, 1998)
 Total Purse: $2,600,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $468,000; 2nd Place - 280,800; 3rd Place - 176,800
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Duffy Waldorf *        270               Brian Henninger         273
 Ted Tryba              270               Mike Reid               273
 Brent Geiberger        271               Stephen Ames            275
 Rich Beem              272               Jeff Brehaut            275
 Jay Haas               273               Steve Elkington         276
                                          Larry Mize              276
 
 * - Won in playoff
 
              Past Westin Texas Open Winners and Runners-up
              ---------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- *Duffy Waldorf (270) -- Ted Tryba
 1998 -- Hal Sutton (270) -- Jay Haas, Justin Leonard
 1997 -- Tim Herron (271) -- Rick Fehr, Brent Geiberger
 1996 -- David Ogrin (275) -- Jay Haas
 1995 -- Duffy Waldorf (268) -- Justin Leonard
 1994 -- Bob Estes (265) -- Gil Morgan
 1993 -- *Jay Haas (263) -- Bob Lohr
 1992 -- *Nick Price (263) -- Steve Elkington
 1991 -- *Blaine McCallister (269) -- Gary Hallberg
 1990 -- Mark O'Meara (261) -- Gary Hallberg
 1989 -- Donnie Hammond (258) -- Paul Azinger
 1988 -- Corey Pavin (259) -- Robert Wrenn
 1987 -- Tom Watson (268) -- (Nabisco Championship)
 1986 -- #Ben Crenshaw (196) -- Payne Stewart
 1985 -- *John Mahaffey (268) -- Jodie Mudd
 1984 -- Calvin Peete (266) -- Bruce Lietzke
 1983 -- Jim Colbert (261) -- Mark Pfeil
 1982 -- Jay Haas (262) -- Curtis Strange
 1981 -- *Bill Rogers (266) -- Ben Crenshaw
 1980 -- Lee Trevino (265) -- Terry Diehl
 1979 -- Lou Graham (268) -- Eddie Pearce, Bill Rogers, Doug Tewell
 1978 -- Ron Streck (265) -- Hubert Green, Lon Hinkle
 1977 -- Hale Irwin (266) -- Miller Barber
 1976 -- *Butch Baird (273) -- Miller Barber
 1975 -- *Don January (275) -- Larry Hinson
 1974 -- Terry Diehl (269) -- Mike Hill
 1973 -- Ben Crenshaw (270) -- Orville Moody
 1972 -- Mike Hill (273) -- Lee Trevino
 1971 -- Not Held
 1970 -- Ron Cerrudo (273) -- Dick Lotz
 1969 -- *Deane Beman (274) -- Jack McGowan
 1968 -- Not Held
 1967 -- Chi Chi Rodriguez (277) -- Bob Charles
 1966 -- Harold Henning (272) -- Wes Ellis, Gene Littler, Ken Still
 1965 -- Frank Beard (270) -- Gardner Dickinson
 1964 -- Bruce Crampton (273) -- Bob Charles, Chi Chi Rodriguez
 1963 -- Phil Rogers (268) -- Johnny Pott
 1962 -- Arnold Palmer (273) -- J.Campbell, G.Littler, M.Rudolph, D.Sanders
 1961 -- Arnold Palmer (270) -- Al Balding
 1960 -- Arnold Palmer (276) -- Doug Ford, Frank Stranahan
 1959 -- Wes Ellis (276) -- Bill Johnston, Tom Nieporte
 1958 -- Bill Johnston (274) -- Bob Rosburg
 1957 -- Jay Hebert (271) -- Ed Furgol
 1956 -- Gene Littler (276) -- Mike Fetchick, Frank Stranahan, Ernie Vossler
 1955 -- Mike Souchak (257) -- Fred Haas
 1954 -- Chandler Harper (59) -- Johnny Palmer
 1953 -- Tony Holguin (264) -- Doug Ford
 1952 -- Jack Burke, Jr. (260) -- Doug Ford
 1951 -- *Dutch Harrison (265) -- Doug Ford
 1950 -- Sam Snead (265) -- Jimmy Demaret
 1949 -- Dave Douglas (268) -- Sam Snead
 1948 -- Sam Snead (264) -- Jimmy Demaret
 1947 -- Ed Oliver (265) -- Jimmy Demaret
 1946 -- Ben Hogan (264) -- Sam Byrd
 1945 -- Sam Byrd (268) -- Byron Nelson
 1944 -- Johnny Revolta (273) -- Harold McSpaden, Byron Nelson
 1943 -- Not Held
 1942 -- *Chick Harbert (272) -- Ben Hogan
 1941 -- Lawson Little (273) -- Ben Hogan
 1940 -- *Byron Nelson (271) -- Ben Hogan
 1939 -- Dutch Harrison (271) -- Sam Byrd
 1938 -- Not Held
 1937 -- Not Held
 1936 -- Not Held
 1935 -- Not Held
 1934 -- Wiffy Cox (283) -- Byron Nelson, Craig Wood
 1933 -- Not Held
 1932 -- Clarence Clark (287) -- Gus Moreland, Gebe Sarazen
 1931 -- Abe Espinosa (281) -- Harry Cooper, Joe Turnesa, Frank Walsh
 1930 -- Denny Shute (277) -- Ed Dudley, Al Espinosa, Neil McIntyre
 1929 -- Bill Mehlhorn (277) -- Horton Smith
 1928 -- Bill Mehlhorn (297) -- Harry Cooper
 1927 -- Bobby Cruikshank (272) -- Larry Nabholtz
 1926 -- Mac Smith (288) -- Bobby Cruickshank
 1925 -- Joe Turnesa (284) -- Macdonald Smith
 1924 -- Joe Kirkwood (279) -- George Kerrigan, James Ockenden
 1923 -- *Walter Hagen (279) -- Bill Mehlhorn
 1922 -- Bob MacDonald (281) -- Cyril Walker
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain-shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called LaCantera Texas Open (1995-97), Texas Open (1994),
       H-E-B Texas Open (1990-93), Texas Open Presented by Nabisco (1988-89),
       Nabisco Championships of Golf (1987), Vantage Championship (1986), Texas
       Open (1981-85), San Antonio Texas Open (1970-80), Texas Open (1922-69).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Duffy Waldorf     - Defending champion, 86th on money list, 3 top-10 finishes
 Mark Brooks       - 10th in putting, only 3 top-10's, 75th on money list
 Stewart Cink      - 10th in scoring, 13th on money list with 1 win, 8 top-10's
 Steve Elkington   - Has played in only 14 events with 11 cuts made
 Carlos Franco     - 21st on money list, 1 win, made 16 of 20 cuts, 5 top-10's
 Matt Kuchar       - Celebrated amateur, expected to turn pro at end of year
 Justin Leonard    - 22nd on money list with three runner-up finishes
 Sandy Lyle        - Finished 7th last week with final round of 67
 Bob May           - Two-time runner-up this year, 2nd at PGA Championship
 Loren Roberts     - 2nd in driving accuracy, 10th in sand saves
 Hal Sutton        - 10th in greens in regulation, won this event in 1998

 

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