Compaq Classic of New Orleans
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 Dates: Thursday, May 2nd through Sunday, May 5th
 Site: English Turn Golf & Country Club, New Orleans, Louisiana
 Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus (1988)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,116
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 398 Yds   10 - Par 4 420 Yds
               2 - Par 5 519 Yds   11 - Par 5 550 Yds
               3 - Par 3 200 Yds   12 - Par 3 158 Yds
               4 - Par 4 349 Yds   13 - Par 4 380 Yds
               5 - Par 4 463 Yds   14 - Par 4 469 Yds
               6 - Par 5 557 Yds   15 - Par 5 542 Yds
               7 - Par 4 445 Yds   16 - Par 4 442 Yds
               8 - Par 3 176 Yds   17 - Par 3 207 Yds
               9 - Par 4 370 Yds   18 - Par 4 471 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,477 Yds         36 3,639 Yds
 
 Annual: 54th
 Defending Champion: David Toms
 Runner-up: Phil Mickelson
 Tournament Record: 262 (Chip Beck, 1988)
 72-Hole Record at English Turn: 266 (David Toms, 2001)
 54-Hole Record: 196 (Phil Mickelson, 2001)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Eric Booker, 1999)
 Course Record: 61 (Paul Stankowski, 2001)
 Total Purse: $4,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $810,000; 2nd Place - 486,000; 3rd Place - 306,000
 
                             2001 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 David Toms             266              Chris Smith             271
 Phil Mickelson         268              Charles Howell III      272
 Ernie Els              269              Stephen Ames            273
 Harrison Frazar        270              Frank Lickliter II      273
 Brian Gay              271              Steve Lowery            273
 
                   Past Compaq Classic of New Orleans Winners
                   ------------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2001  David Toms (266) -- Phil Mickelson
 2000  *Carlos Franco (270) -- Blaine McCallister
 1999  Carlos Franco (269) -- Steve Flesch, Harrison Frazar
 1998  Lee Westwood (273) -- Steve Flesch
 1997  Brad Faxon (272) -- Bill Glasson, Jesper Parnevik
 1996  Scott McCarron (275) -- Tom Watson
 1995  *Davis Love III (274) -- Mike Heinen
 1994  Ben Crenshaw (273) -- Jose Maria Olazabal
 1993  Mike Standly (281) -- Russ Cochran, Payne Stewart
 1992  Chip Beck (276) -- Greg Norman, Mike Standly
 1991  *Ian Woosnam (275) -- Jim Hallet
 1990  David Frost (276) -- Greg Norman
 1989  Tim Simpson (274) -- Greg Norman, Hal Sutton
 1988  Chip Beck (262) -- Lanny Wadkins
 1987  Ben Crenshaw (268) -- Curtis Strange
 1986  Calvin Peete (269) -- Pat McGowan
 1985  #Seve Ballesteros (205) -- Peter Jacobsen, John Mahaffey
 1984  Bob Eastwood (272) -- Larry Rinker
 1983  Bill Rogers (274) -- David Edwards, Jay Haas, Vance Heafner
 1982  #Scott Hoch (206) -- Bob Shearer, Tom Watson
 1981  Tom Watson (270) -- Bruce Fleisher
 1980  Tom Watson (273) -- Lee Trevino
 1979  Hubert Green (273) -- Frank Conner, Bruce Lietzke, Steve Melnyk,
                             Lee Trevino
 1978  Lon Hinkle (271) -- Gibby Gilbert, Fuzzy Zoeller
 1977  Jim Simons (273) -- Stan Lee
 1976  Larry Ziegler (274) -- Victor Regalado
 1975  Billy Casper (271) -- Peter Oosterhuis
 1974  Lee Trevino (267) -- Bobby Cole, Ben Crenshaw
 1973  *Jack Nicklaus (280) -- Miller Barber
 1972  Gary Player (279) -- Dave Eichelberger, Jack Nicklaus
 1971  Frank Beard (276) -- Hubert Green
 1970  *Miller Barber (278) -- Bob Charles, Howie Johnson
 1969  *Larry Hinson (275) -- Frank Beard
 1968  George Archer (271) -- Bert Yancey
 1967  George Knudson (277) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1966  Frank Beard (276) -- Gardner Dickinson
 1965  Dick Mayer (273) -- Bruce Devlin, Bill Martindale
 1964  Mason Rudolph (283) -- Jack Nicklaus, Chi Chi Rodriguez, Glenn Stuart
 1963  Bo Wininger (279) -- Tony Lema, Bob Rosburg
 1962  Bo Wininger (281) -- Bob Rosburg
 1961  Doug Sanders (272) -- Gay Brewer, Mac Main
 1960  Dow Finsterwald (270) -- Al Besselink
 1959  Bill Collins (280) -- Jack Burke, Jr., Tom Nieporte
 1958  *Billy Casper (278) -- Ken Venturi
 1957  Not Held
 1956  Not Held
 1955  Not Held
 1954  Not Held
 1953  Not Held
 1952  Not Held
 1951  Not Held
 1950  Not Held
 1949  Not Held
 1948  Bob Hamilton (280) -- Roberto de Vicenzo, Fred Haas, Lawson Little
 1947  Not Held
 1946  Byron Nelson (277) -- Ben Hogan
 1945  *Byron Nelson (284) -- Harold McSpaden
 1944  Sammy Byrd (285) -- Byron Nelson
 1943  Not Held
 1942  Lloyd Mangrum (281) -- Lawson Little, Sam Snead
 1941  Henry Picard (276) -- Ben Hogan
 1940  Jimmy Demaret (286) -- Ralph Guldahl, Harold McSpaden, Sam Snead
 1939  Henry Picard (284) -- Dick Metz
 1938  Harry Cooper (285) -- Harold McSpaden
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain Shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called Freeport-McDermott Classic (1996-98), Freeport-McMoran
       Classic (1992-95), USF&G Classic (1982-91), USF&G New Orleans Open
       (1981), Greater New Orleans Open (1980), First NBC New Orleans Open
       (1975-79), Greater New Orleans Open Invitational (1938-74).
 
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