Vantage Championship
Vantage Championship
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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, September 29th through Sunday, October 1st
 Site: Tanglewood Park Golf Club (Championship Course), Clemmons, North 
Carolina
 Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,600
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 418 Yds         10 - Par 4 399 Yds
               2 - Par 4 364 Yds         11 - Par 4 364 Yds
               3 - Par 3 165 Yds         12 - Par 4 460 Yds
               4 - Par 4 444 Yds         13 - Par 3 182 Yds
               5 - Par 4 400 Yds         14 - Par 4 395 Yds
               6 - Par 5 588 Yds         15 - Par 4 385 Yds
               7 - Par 4 345 Yds         16 - Par 4 373 Yds
               8 - Par 3 190 Yds         17 - Par 3 183 Yds
               9 - Par 4 430 Yds         18 - Par 5 515 Yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    35 3,344 Yds               35 3,256 Yds
 
 Annual: 14th
 Defending Champion: Fred Gibson
 Runner-Up: Bruce Fleisher
 Tournament Record: 195 (Hale Irwin, 1997; Fred Gibson, 1999)
 36-Hole Record: 126 (Hale Irwin, 1997)
 Course Record: 62 (Hale Irwin, Dave Eichelberger, 1997; Terry Dill, 1998;
                    Fred Gibson, 1999)
 Total Purse: $1,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $225,000; 2nd Place - 132,000; 3rd Place - 108,000
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Fred Gibson            195               Vicente Fernandez       201
 Bruce Fleisher         198               Tom Jenkins             201
 Jay Sigel              199               Hubert Green            202
 Bob Duval              200               Christy O'Connor        202
 David Graham           200               Three players at        203
 
             Past Vantage Championship Winners and Runners-up
             ------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Fred Gibson (195) -- Bruce Fleisher
 1998 -- Gil Morgan (198) -- Hale Irwin
 1997 -- Hale Irwin (195) -- Dave Eichelberger
 1996 -- Jim Colbert (204) -- Hale Irwin, Gary Player, Kermit Zarley
 1995 -- Hale Irwin (199) -- Dave Stockton
 1994 -- Larry Gilbert (198) -- Ray Floyd
 1993 -- Lee Trevino (198) -- DeWitt Weaver
 1992 -- #Jim Colbert (132) -- Jim Dent
 1991 -- Jim Colbert (205) -- George Archer, Jim Dent, Gibby Gilbert
 1990 -- Charles Coody (202) -- Bob Charles, Al Geiberger
 1989 -- Gary Player (207) -- Rives McBee
 1988 -- Walt Zembriski (278) -- Al Geiberger, Dave Hill, Dick Rhyan
 1987 -- Al Geiberger (206) -- Dave Hill
 
 # - Rain shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called RJR Championship (1989).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Fred Gibson       - Defending champion, 37th on money list with 5 top-10's
 Jim Colbert       - Three-time winner of this event, 22nd on money list
 Allen Doyle       - 7th on money list with one win and 13 top-10 finishes
 Bruce Fleisher    - Four-time winner and four-time runner-up in 2000
 Ray Floyd         - Won SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, 25th on money list
 Hubert Green      - Two-time winner this year, 12 top-10's in 24 tournaments
 Hale Irwin        - 3rd on money list with 3 wins and four seconds
 Tom Kite          - Has a pair of victories in 16 events, 7 top-10's
 Gil Morgan        - Three-time winner this year and four-time runner-up
 Larry Nelson      - Won last week for the fifth time in 2000, 1st on money list
 Dana Quigley      - 4th on money list with one win and 5 second-place finishes
 Doug Tewell       - Three-time winner, 6th on money list, 7 top-10's
 Leonard Thompson  - Has nine top-10 finishes in 30 events with one win
 Jim Thorpe        - Only top-10 money winner without a win, three runner-ups

 

 

 

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