Touchstone Energy Tucsan Open
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Preivew of this years tournament
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News and report from the 4th round
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Golf Today report of last years event
 Dates: Thursday, February 24th through Sunday, February 27th

 Site: Omni Tucson National Golf Resort and Spa, Tucson, Arizona

 Course Architect: Robert Bruce Harris (1961)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,109

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 410 Yds       10 - Par 5 501 Yds

               2 - Par 5 495 Yds       11 - Par 4 431 Yds

               3 - Par 4 377 Yds       12 - Par 3 182 Yds

               4 - Par 3 170 Yds       13 - Par 4 406 Yds

               5 - Par 4 395 Yds       14 - Par 4 405 Yds

               6 - Par 4 426 Yds       15 - Par 5 663 Yds

               7 - Par 3 202 Yds       16 - Par 4 427 Yds

               8 - Par 5 528 Yds       17 - Par 3 186 Yds

               9 - Par 4 440 Yds       18 - Par 4 465 Yds

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

                    36 3,443 Yds             36 3,706 Yds

 

 Annual: 54th

 Defending Champion: Gabriel Hjertstedt

 Runner-up: Tommy Armour III

 Tournament Record: 263 (Lloyd Mangrum, 1949; Phil Rodgers, 1962;

                         Johnny Miller, 1975)

 54-Hole Record: 194 (Joe Campbell, 1959)

 36-Hole Record: 126 (Johnny Palmer, 1948)

 Tournament 18-hole Record: 60 (David Frost, 1990 - Randolph North)

 Course Record: 61 (Johnny Miller, 1975)

 Total Purse: $3,000,000

 Shares: 1st Place - $540,000; 2nd Place - 324,000; 3rd Place - 204,000


                             1999 Finish

                             -----------


 Player                Score              Player                 Score

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

 Gabriel Hjertstedt *   276               Brent Geiberger         278

 Tommy Armour III       276               Scott Gump              279

 Mike Reid              277               Nolan Henke             279

 Kirk Triplett          277               Franklin Langham        279

 Barry Cheesman         278               Corey Pavin             279

                                          Eric Rustand            279

                                          David Toms              279

 * - Won in playoff


         Past Touchstone Energy Tucson Open Winners and Runners-Up

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


 1999 -- *Gabriel Hjertstedt (276) -- Tommy Armour III

 1998 -- David Duval (269) -- Justin Leonard, David Toms

 1997 -- Jeff Sluman (275) -- Steve Jones

 1996 -- Phil Mickelson (273) -- Bob Tway

 1995 -- Phil Mickelson (269) -- Jim Gallagher, Jr., Scott Simpson

 1994 -- Andrew Magee (270) -- J.Don Blake, L.Roberts, V.Singh, S.Stricker

 1993 -- Larry Mize (271) -- Jeff Maggert

 1992 -- Lee Janzen (270) -- Bill Britton

 1991 -- @Phil Mickelson (272) -- Tom Purtzer, Bob Tway

 1990 -- Robert Gamez (270) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Jay Haas

 1989 -- Not held due to schedule change

 1988 -- David Frost (266) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Mark O'Meara

 1987 -- Mike Reid (268) -- C.Beck, M.Calcavecchia, H.Sutton, F.Zoeller

 1986 -- Jim Thorpe (67) -- Scott Simpson

 1985 -- Jim Thorpe (4 & 3) -- Jack Renner

 1984 -- Tom Watson (2 & 1) -- Gil Morgan

 1983 -- *Gil Morgan (271) -- Curtis Strange, Lanny Wadkins

 1982 -- Craig Stadler (266) -- Vance Heafner, John Mahaffey

 1981 -- Johnny Miller (265) -- Lon Hinkle

 1980 -- Jim Colbert (270) -- Dan Halldorson

 1979 -- Bruce Lietzke (265) -- Buddy Gardner, Jim Thorpe, Tom Watson

 1978 -- Tom Watson (276) -- Bobby Wadkins

 1977 -- *Bruce Lietzke (275) -- Gene Littler

 1976 -- Johnny Miller (274) -- Howard Twitty

 1975 -- Johnny Miller (263) -- John Mahaffey

 1974 -- Johnny Miller (272) -- Ben Crenshaw

 1973 -- Bruce Crampton (277) -- George Archer, Gay Brewer, Labron Harris, Jr.

 1972 -- *Miller Barber (273) -- George Archer

 1971 -- J.C. Snead (273) -- Dale Douglass

 1970 -- *Lee Trevino (275) -- Bob Murphy

 1969 -- Lee Trevino (271) -- Miller Barber

 1968 -- George Knudson (273) -- Frank Beard, Frank Boynton

 1967 -- Arnold Palmer (273) -- Chuck Courtney

 1966 -- *Joe Campbell (278) -- Gene Littler

 1965 -- Bob Charles (271) -- Al Geiberger

 1964 -- Jack Cupit (274) -- Rex Baxter

 1963 -- Don January (266) -- Gene Littler, Phil Rodgers

 1962 -- Phil Rodgers (263) -- Jim Ferrier

 1961 -- *Dave Hill (269) -- Tommy Bolt, Bud Sullivan

 1960 -- Don January (271) -- Bob Harris

 1959 -- Gene Littler (266) -- Joe Campbell, Art Wall

 1958 -- Lionel Hebert (265) -- Don January

 1957 -- *Dow Finsterwald (269) -- Don Whitt

 1956 -- Ted Kroll (264) -- Dow Finsterwald

 1955 -- Tommy Bolt (265) -- Bud Holscher, Art Wall

 1954 -- Not held

 1953 -- Tommy Bolt (265) -- Chandler Harper

 1952 -- Henry Williams (274) -- Cary Middlecoff

 1951 -- Lloyd Mangrum (269) -- J.Burke, Jr., J.Turnesa, L.Worsham

 1950 -- Chandler Harper (267) -- Sam Snead

 1949 -- Lloyd Mangrum (269) -- Al Smith

 1948 -- Skip Alexander (264) -- Johnny Palmer

 1947 -- Jimmy Demaret (264) -- Ben Hogan

 1946 -- Jimmy Demaret (264) -- Herman Barron

 1945 -- Ray Mangrum (268) -- Byron Nelson


 * - Won in playoff

 @ - Amateur

 
 Note: Formerly called Tucson Chrysler Classic (1997-98), Nortel Open (1996),

       Northern Telecom Open (1991-95), Northern Telecom Tucson Open (1988-90),

       Seiko-Tucson Open (1987), Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championships

       (1984-86), Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (1977-83), NBC Tucson Open (1976),

       Dean Martin Tucson Open (1973-75), Tucson Open (1962-72), Home of the

       Sun Invitational (1961), Tucson Open (1945-60).


                      Top Contenders in the Field

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

 Gabriel Hjertstedt- Defending champion, 62nd on money list with no top-10's

 Mark Brooks       - Has made the cut in all four events entered, 1 top-10

 Russ Cochran      - Finished 4th last week with final round of 69

 John Daly         - Missed cut last week in Los Angeles with rounds of 70-72

 Brad Faxon        - Has made only 2 of 5 cuts this year with 1 top-10

 Robin Freeman     - Finished third last week with rounds of 69-68 on weekend

 Bruce Lietzke     - Two-time winner of this event back in the 70's

 Casey Martin      - Has made 2 of 4 cuts in his inaugural PGA Tour season

 Frank Nobilo      - 142nd on money list, has made just 2 of 4 cuts

 Kirk Triplett     - Won last week's Nissan Open to move up to 29th in World

 Jean Van de Velde - Currently ranked 91st in the World, missed cut last week

 

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