Toshiba 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, March 3rd through Sunday, March 5th

 Site: Newport Beach Country Club, Newport Beach, California

 Course Architect: William Bell (1952), Harry Rainville (1973),

                   Ted Robinson (1985)

 Par: 71

 Yardage: 6,584

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 339 Yds       10 - Par 4 429 Yds

               2 - Par 4 390 Yds       11 - Par 4 344 Yds

               3 - Par 5 549 Yds       12 - Par 4 373 Yds

               4 - Par 3 143 Yds       13 - Par 3 170 Yds

               5 - Par 4 430 Yds       14 - Par 4 397 Yds

               6 - Par 4 418 Yds       15 - Par 5 492 Yds

               7 - Par 4 368 Yds       16 - Par 4 437 Yds

               8 - Par 3 203 Yds       17 - Par 3 185 Yds

               9 - Par 4 407 Yds       18 - Par 5 510 Yds

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

                    35 3,247 Yds             36 3,337 Yds

 

 Annual: 6th

 Defending Champion: Gary McCord

 Runner-up: Allen Doyle, Al Geiberger, John Jacobs

 Tournament Record: 199 (George Archer, 1995)

 36-Hole Record: 132 (Tom Wargo, 1995)

 Course Record: 62 (Hale Irwin, 1998)

 Total Purse: $1,300,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $195,000; 2nd Place - 114,400; 3rd Place - 93,600

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Gary McCord *          204               Dana Quigley            205

 Allen Doyle            204               George Archer           206

 Al Geiberger           204               Bob Duval               207

 John Jacobs            204               Walter Hall             207

 David Lundstrom        205               Tom Jenkins             207

                                          John Mahaffey           207

                                          Tom McGinnis            207

                                          Chi Chi Rodriguez       207

 

 * - Won in playoff.

 

         Past Toshiba Senior Classic Winners and Runners-Up

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 1999 -- *Gary McCord (204) -- Allen Doyle, Al Geiberger, John Jacobs

 1998 -- Hale Irwin (200) -- Hubert Green

 1997 -- *Bob Murphy (207) -- Jay Sigel

 1996 -- Jim Colbert (201) -- Bob Eastwood

 1995 -- George Archer (199) -- Dave Stockton, Tom Wargo

 

 * - Won in playoff

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

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 Gary McCord       - Defending Champion, lost in a playoff last week

 George Archer     - Won season-opening MasterCard Championship

 Bruce Fleisher    - Two-time winner already this year, tied for 12th last week

 Hale Irwin        - Has finished 2nd and 3rd in his two starts this year

 Tom Kite          - Tied for 12th last week with final round of 65

 John Mahaffey     - 10th on money list with a pair of top-10's in 4 events

 Larry Nelson      - Off to a slow start this year with 1 top-10 in 5 tournament

 Dana Quigley      - Finished 2nd at MasterCard and at GTE Classic

 J.C. Snead        - Lost in a playoff last week after shooting 66's on weekend

 Steve Veriato     - Tied for 4th last week with final round of 66

 Lanny Wadkins     - Won ACE Group classic three weeks ago for 1st Senior win

 Tom Wargo         - Won last week's LiquidGolf.Com Invitational in a playoff

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