RJR Championship
RJR 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 13th through Sunday, September 15th
 Site: Tanglewood Park Golf Club (Championship Course), Clemmons, NC
 Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones (1957, redesign, 1972)
 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: 15th
 2000 Champion: Larry Nelson
 Runner-Up: Gil Morgan, Jim Dent
 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: $1,600,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $240,000; 2nd Place - 140,800; 3rd Place - 115,200
 
                             2000 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Larry Nelson *         198              Gary McCord             203
 Gil Morgan             198              Bruce Fleisher          203
 Jim Dent               198              Isao Aoki               203
 Jesse Patino           201              Doug Tewell             204
 Tom Wargo              202              Hale Irwin              204
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                       Past RJR Championship Winners
                       -----------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2001  Not held due to September 11 tragedies
 2000  *Larry Nelson (198) -- Gil Morgan, Jim Dent
 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
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 # - Rain shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called RJR Championship (1989), Vantage Championship
       (1987-88, 90-2000).
 

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