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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
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 
 Dates: Thursday, June 29th through Sunday, July 2nd
 Site: Saucon Valley Country Club (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
 Course Architect: Herbert Strong (1922), Perry Maxwell (1947), William Gordon
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,749
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 553 Yds         10 - Par 4 334 Yds
               2 - Par 4 434 Yds         11 - Par 3 188 Yds
               3 - Par 4 363 Yds         12 - Par 5 584 Yds
               4 - Par 3 154 Yds         13 - Par 4 434 Yds
               5 - Par 4 411 Yds         14 - Par 4 416 Yds
               6 - Par 5 572 Yds         15 - Par 4 340 Yds
               7 - Par 4 425 Yds         16 - Par 4 382 Yds
               8 - Par 4 389 Yds         17 - Par 3 172 Yds
               9 - Par 3 175 Yds         18 - Par 4 423 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,476 Yds               35 3,273 Yds
 
 Annual: 21st
 Defending Champion: Dave Eichelberger
 Runner-Up: Ed Dougherty
 Tournament Record: 270 (Gary Player, 1987 - Brooklawn Country Club)
 54-Hole Record: 199 (Simon Hobday, 1994 - Pinehurst Resort & Country Club)
 36-Hole Record: 133 (Dave Stockton, 1992 - Saucon Valley Golf Club)
                     (Simon Hobday, 1994 - Pinehurst Resort & Country Club)
 18-Hole Record: 64 (Orville Moody, 1989 - Laurel Valley Golf Club)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Richard King, 1983 - Hazeltine National)
                   (Gordon Jones, 1987 - Brooklawn Country Club)
                   (Gary Player, 1990 - Ridgewood Country Club)
                   (Tom Weiskopf, 1993 - Cherry Hills Country Club)
                   (Ed Dougherty, 1999 - Des Moines Golf & Country Club)
 Total Purse: $2,250,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $400,000; 2nd Place - 235,000; 3rd Place - 153,527
 
                             Key Players to Watch
                             --------------------
 
                                 Finish Last Eight Years
 Player              1992   1993  1994   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999
 ------              ----   ----  ----   ----   ----   ----   ----   ----
 Dave Eichelberger   dnp    dnp    T-13   T-48  T-35   T-5    56th   Won
 Ed Dougherty        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    T-7    2nd
 Hale Irwin          dnp    dnp    dnp    T-5   2nd    T-5    Won    T-3
 Gil Morgan          dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    T-3    T-7    T-3
 Joe Inman           dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    T-3
 Tom Wargo           dnp    T-17   T-4    T-27  T-35   T-3    T-43   6th
 Bruce Summerhays    dnp    dnp    dnp    T-29  T-8    T-12   T-20   7th
 Hugh Baiocchi       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    T-5    T-7    T-8
 Frank Conner        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   T-12   T-15   T-26   T-8
 Jim Dent            T-8    dnp    T-42   dnp   T-22   wd     dnp    T-8
 Ray Floyd           dnp    T-7    12th   T-8   3rd    T-44   3rd    T-11
 Dana Quigley        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    T-12   T-16   T-11
 J.C. Snead          T-27   T-40   T-50   T-5   dnp    T-32   T-22   T-13
 John Jacobs         dnp    dnp    dnp    mc    T-17   T-40   T-48   T-13
 Jim Albus           T-26   T-35   T-2    T-29  T-27   mc     mc     T-13
 Allen Doyle         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    T-13
 Tom Jenkins         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    T-13   T-18
 Jim Colbert         2nd    12th   T-20   53rd  T-12   dnp    T-16   T-18
 Christy O'Connor    dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    T-18
 DeWitt Weaver       T-20   T-15   T-17   10th  T-17   T-57   37th   T-23
 Leonard Thompson    dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    T-5    T-38   T-23
 Larry Nelson        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    wd     T-23
 Jose M. Canizares   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    T-10   T-7    T-27
 Dave Stockton       T-3    T-30   T-4    T-21  Won    mc     6th    T-29
 John Mahaffey       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    12th   T-29
 Charles Coody       T-16   T-35   T-36   dnp   T-22   T-63   T-26   T-32
 Graham Marsh        dnp    dnp    T-2    T-8   4th    Won    mc     T-38
 Simon Hobday        T-8    T-10   Won    T-35  T-54   mc     T-20   T-42
 Kermit Zarley       T-24   3rd    T-17   T-14  mc     T-21   T-38   T-46
 Gary McCord         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    T-33   52nd
 Mike McCullough     dnp    dnp    dnp    T-44  T-22   T-21   T-13   T-53
 Rocky Thompson      T-32   T-23   T-13   T-14  mc     T-21   61st   T-58
 Vicente Fernandez   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   T-35   T-32   2nd    mc
 Isao Aoki           dnp    T-20   10th   T-3   11th   T-49   T-4    mc
 David Graham        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   T-22   T-40   19th   mc
 Jay Sigel           dnp    dnp    T-7    T-21  T-5    T-10   T-28   mc
 Bob Murphy          dnp    T-15   T-7    T-3   T-27   T-32   T-28   mc
 Dale Douglass       T-14   T-4    T-25   T-51  T-22   mc     T-28   mc
 Walter Morgan       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   T-8    T-21   T-38   mc
 Arnold Palmer       T-32   T-52   T-57   T-51  T-43   68th   51st   mc
 Hubert Green        dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    T-12   mc     mc
 Larry Laoretti      Won    T-46   T-36   T-14  T-32   T-15   mc     mc
 Chi Chi Rodriguez   7th    T-4    T-32   T-29  T-17   T-21   mc     mc
 Bruce Fleisher      dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    mc
 Brian Barnes        dnp    dnp    dnp    T-11  T-17   T-49   T-4    wd
 Bob Charles         T-49   T-13   dq     T-11  7th    T-18   T-33   dnp
 Gibby Gilbert       T-11   T-17   T-20   T-42  dnp    T-21   T-33   dnp
 Gary Player         T-3    T-17   T-13   T-19  T-60   T-21   dnp    dnp
 Jack Nicklaus       T-3    Won    T-7    2nd   16th   T-5    T-13   dnp
 John Bland          dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   T-8    2nd    dnp    dnp
 Lee Trevino         T-18   9th    11th   7th   dnp    T-15   dnp    dnp
 Miller Barber       T-20   6th    T-57   mc    T-43   mc     dnp    dnp
 Lon Hinkle          dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp
 Tom Kite            dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp
 Andy North          dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp
 Doug Tewell         dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp
 Tom Watson          dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp
 Lanny Wadkins       dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp   dnp    dnp    dnp    dnp
 
 mc  - Missed Cut
 dnp - Did Not Play
 dq  - Disqualified
 
        Past U.S. Senior Open Champions and Runner-up and Sites
        -------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 - Dave Eichelberger (281) -- Ed Dougherty
        (Des Moines Golf & Country Club, West Des Moines, Iowa)
 1998 - Hale Irwin (285) -- Vicente Fernandez
        (Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades, California)
 1997 - Graham Marsh (280) -- John Bland
        (Olympia Fields C.C. (North Course), Olympia Fields, Illinois)
 1996 - Dave Stockton (277) -- Hale Irwin
        (Canterbury Golf Club, Beachwood, Ohio)
 1995 - Tom Weiskopf (275) -- Jack Nicklaus
        (Congressional Country Club (Blue Course), Bethesda, Maryland)
 1994 - Simon Hobday (274) -- Graham Marsh, Jim Albus
        (Pinehurst Country Club (Number Two), Pinehurst, North Carolina)
 1993 - Jack Nicklaus (278) -- Tom Weiskopf
        (Cherry Hills Country Club, Denver, Colorado)
 1992 - Larry Laoretti (275) -- Jim Colbert
        (Saucon Valley Country Club (Old Course), Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
 1991 - *Jack Nicklaus (282) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
        (Oakland Hills Country Club (South Course), Birmingham, Michigan)
 1990 - Lee Trevino (275) -- Jack Nicklaus
        (Ridgewood Country Club (Center and West Nines, Paramus, New Jersey)
 1989 - Orville Moody (279) -- Frank Beard
        (Laurel Valley Country Club, Ligonier, Pennsylvania)
 1988 - *Gary Player (270) -- Bob Charles
        (Medinah Country Club (Number Three, Medinah, Illinois)
 1987 - Gary Player (270) -- Doug Sanders
        (Brooklawn Country Club, Fairfield, Connecticut)
 1986 - Dale Douglass (279) -- Gary Player
        (Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio)
 1985 - Miller Barber (285) -- Roberto De Vicenzo
        (Edgewood Tahoe Golf Club, Stateline, Nevada)
 1984 - Miller Barber (286) -- Arnold Palmer
        (Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York)
 1983 - *Billy Casper (288) -- Rod Funseth
        (Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota)
 1982 - Miller Barber (282) -- Gene Littler, Dan Sikes
        (Portland Golf Club, Portland, Oregon)
 1981 - *Arnold Palmer (289) -- Billy Casper, Bob Stone
        (Oakland Hills Country Club (South Course), Birmingham, Michigan)
 1980 - Roberto De Vicenzo (285) -- William C. Campbell
        (Winged Foot Golf Club (East Course), Mamaroneck, New York)
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
                         2000 Grand Slam Finishes
                         ------------------------
 
                             Tradition     PGA Seniors'
 
 Tom Kite                       Won           T-2
 Doug Tewell                    T-25          Won
 Tom Watson                     T-2           T-17
 Larry Nelson                   T-2           T-2
 Bruce Fleisher                 4th           T-38
 Joe Inman                      5th           T-54
 Gary McCord                    T-6           dnp
 Andy North                     T-6           T-46
 John Jacobs                    8th           T-38
 Jack Nicklaus                  T-9           T-12
 Mike McCullough                T-9           T-17
 Fred Gibson                    T-9           T-32
 John Bland                     T-9           T-10
 Ed Dougherty                   T-9           T-12
 Bruce Summerhays               T-9           T-25
 Jose Maria Canizares           T-15          T-38
 Dave Eichelberger              T-15          mc
 Gil Morgan                     T-15          T-32
 Vicente Fernandez              T-19          T-6
 Jay Sigel                      T-19          T-12
 Graham Marsh                   T-19          T-38
 John Mahaffey                  T-25          T-8
 Lanny Wadkins                  T-25          T-54
 George Archer                  T-25          dnp
 David Graham                   T-31          T-28
 Dave Stockton                  T-31          mc
 Hale Irwin                     T-37          T-2
 Dana Quigley                   T-37          T-2
 Tom Wargo                      T-61          74th
 Ray Floyd                      WD            T-51
 Jim Colbert                    WD            T-54
 Christy O'Conner               WD            T-12
 Brian Barnes                   WD            WD

 

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