Weetabix British Woman's Open
Weetabix British Woman's Open
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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
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 
 Dates: Thursday, August 17th through Sunday, August 20th
 Site: Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, Lancashire, England
 Par: 73
 Yardage: 6,285
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 440 yds         10 - Par 4 343 yds
               2 - Par 4 410 yds         11 - Par 4 365 yds
               3 - Par 4 357 yds         12 - Par 3 145 yds
               4 - Par 3 169 yds         13 - Par 4 422 Yds
               5 - Par 4 320 yds         14 - Par 3 149 yds
               6 - Par 5 446 yds         15 - Par 5 499 yds
               7 - Par 3 170 yds         16 - Par 4 328 yds
               8 - Par 4 392 yds         17 - Par 5 485 yds
               9 - Par 4 389 yds         18 - Par 5 456 yds
                   -------------              -------------
                    36 3,093 yds               37 3,192 yds
 
 Annual: 24th
 Defending Champion: Sherri Steinhauer
 Runner-Up: Annika Sorenstam
 Tournament Record: 269 (Karrie Webb, 1997 - 19-under-par - Par 72)
                    275 (Karen Lunn, 1993 - 17-under-par - Par 73)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Karrie Webb, 1997)
 Total Purse: $1,250,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $187,500; 2nd Place - 116,366; 3rd Place - 84,915
 
                             1999 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Sherri Steinhauer      283               Emilee Klein            286
 Annika Sorenstam       284               Sophie Gustafson        286
 Helen Dobson           285               Mardi Lunn              286
 Cindy Flom             285               Iben Tinning            286
 Fiona Pike             285               Cindy McCurdy           286
 
         Past Weetabix Women's British Open Winners and Runners-Up
         ---------------------------------------------------------
 
 1999 -- Sherri Steinhauer (283) -- Annika Sorenstam
 1998 -- Sherri Steinhauer (292) -- Sophie Gustafson
 1997 -- Karrie Webb (269) -- Rosie Jones
 1996 -- Emilee Klein (277) -- Penny Hammel, Amy Alcott
 1995 -- Karrie Webb (278) -- Jill McGill, Annika Sorenstam
 1994 -- Liselotte Neumann (280) -- Dottie Pepper, Annika Sorenstam
 1993 -- Karen Lunn (275) -- Brandie Burton
 1992 -- #Patty Sheehan (207) -- Corinne Dibnah
 1991 -- Penny Grice-Whittaker (284) -- Helen Alfredsson
 1990 -- *Helen Alfredsson (288) -- Jane Hill
 1989 -- Jane Geddes (274) -- Florence Descampe
 1988 -- *Corinne Dibnah (295) -- Sally Little
 1987 -- Alison Nicholas (296) -- Laura Davies, Muffin Spencer-Devlin
 1986 -- Laura Davies (283) -- Marta Figueras-Dotti, P.Conley
 1985 -- Betsy King (300) -- Marta Figueras-Dotti
 1984 -- Ayako Okamoto (289)
 1983 -- Not Held
 1982 -- Marta Figueras-Dotti (296)
 1981 -- Debbie Massey (295)
 1980 -- Debbie Massey (294)
 1979 -- A.Sheard (301)
 1978 -- J.Melville (310)
 1977 -- Vivien Saunders (306)
 1976 -- J. Lee Smith (299)
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 # - Rain shortened.
 
 Note: Previously called Ladies British Open Championship (1976-86).
 
                      Top Contenders in the Field
                      ---------------------------
 
 Sherri Steinhauer - Two-time defending champion, 14th on money list
 Beth Daniel       - 30th on money list with four top-10's in 17 events
 Laura Davies      - Two-time winner this year, shot final round 83 last week
 Juli Inkster      - 4th on money list with 2 wins and 9 top-five finishes
 Lorie Kane        - Won two week's ago at Michelob Classic, 9th on money list
 Betsy King        - Two-time winner this year, won this event in 1985
 Meg Mallon        - Won last week's final major of the 2000 season (du Maurier)
 Liselotte Neumann - 1994 winner of this event, no top-10's in 21 events
 Kelly Robbins     - 18th on money list, with 4 top-10's in 17 tournaments
 Annika Sorenstam  - Finished 3rd last week at du Maurier Classic
 Karrie Webb       - 1st on money list with 5 wins and 13 top-10's

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