The Tradition
The Tradition
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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, April 25th through Sunday, April 28th
 Site: Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club (Prospector Course),
       Superstition Mountain, Arizona
 Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus, Jack Nicklaus II, Gary Nicklaus (1998)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,225
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 430 yds   10 - Par 4 372 yds
               2 - Par 5 533 yds   11 - Par 4 420 yds
               3 - Par 4 490 yds   12 - Par 3 220 yds
               4 - Par 3 170 yds   13 - Par 5 593 yds
               5 - Par 4 434 yds   14 - Par 4 329 yds
               6 - Par 4 401 yds   15 - Par 4 372 yds
               7 - Par 5 572 yds   16 - Par 4 450 yds
               8 - Par 3 240 yds   17 - Par 3 196 yds
               9 - Par 4 454 yds   18 - Par 5 549 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,724 yds         36 3,501 yds
 
 Annual: 14th
 Defending Champion: Doug Tewell
 Runner-up: Mike McCullough
 Tournament Record: 265 (Doug Tewell, 2001)
 54-Hole Record: 199 (Gil Morgan, 1997)
 36-Hole Record: 132 (Phil Rodgers, 1991; Gil Morgan, 1997)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Doug Tewell, 2001)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Simon Hobday, Jack Nicklaus, 1997; Ray Floyd, 2001)
 Total Purse: $2,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $300,000; 2nd Place - 176,000; 3rd Place - 144,000
 
                             2001 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Doug Tewell            265              J.C. Snead              280
 Mike McCullough        274              John Bland              281
 Hale Irwin             275              Bruce Fleisher          281
 Gil Morgan             277              Howard Twitty           281
 Larry Nelson           280              Allen Doyle             282
                                         Hubert Green            282
 
                       Past Countrywide Tradition Winners
                       ----------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2001  Doug Tewell (265) -- Mike McCullough
 2000  *Tom Kite (280) -- Tom Watson, Larry Nelson
 1999  #Graham Marsh (136) -- Larry Nelson
 1998  Gil Morgan (276) -- Tom Wargo
 1997  Gil Morgan (266) -- Isao Aoki
 1996  Jack Nicklaus (272) -- Hale Irwin
 1995  *Jack Nicklaus (276) -- Isao Aoki
 1994  *Ray Floyd (271) -- Dale Douglass
 1993  Tom Shaw (269) -- Mike Hill
 1992  Lee Trevino (274) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1991  Jack Nicklaus (277) -- Jim Colbert, Jim Dent, Phil Rodgers
 1990  #Jack Nicklaus (206) -- Gary Player
 1989  Don Bies (275) -- Gary Player
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Weather Shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called The Tradition at Desert Mountain (1989-91); The
       Tradition (1992-99).
 
                             Finish Last Nine Years
 Player              1993  1994  1995  1996  1997  1998  1999   2000  2001
 ------              ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----  ----   ----  ----
 Doug Tewell         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    T-25  Won
 Mike McCullough     dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-17  T-6   T-14   T-9   2nd
 Hale Irwin          dnp   dnp   dnp   2nd   T-13  4th   T-20   T-37  3rd
 Gil Morgan          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   Won   Won   dnp    T-15  4th
 Larry Nelson        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-44  2nd    T-2   T-5
 J.C. Snead          T-23  T-17  T-20  T-9   T-13  T-25  T-14   T-51  T-5
 Bruce Fleisher      dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   27th   4th   T-7
 John Bland          dnp   dnp   dnp   T-7   T-25  T-25  T-9    T-9   T-7
 Howard Twitty       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-9    T-25  T-7
 Allen Doyle         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   68th   dnp   T-10
 Hubert Green        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-51  T-47  wd     dnp   T-10
 Jose M. Canizares   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-25  T-20   T-15  T-12
 John Jacobs         dnp   dnp   dnp   T-31  3rd   T-6   T-36   8th   T-16
 Terry Dill          T-17  T-45  59th  T-31  T-8   T-17  T-9    T-61  T-16
 Ray Floyd           T-3   Won   T-6   3rd   T-19  5th   T-20   wd    T-16
 Jim Thorpe          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-7    T-15  T-19
 Gary Player         T-17  T-27  T-17  T-9   T-51  T-17  T-50   T-34  T-19
 Tom Wargo           T-17  T-9   T-45  T-37  T-11  2nd   T-28   T-61  T-19
 Tom Kite            dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    Won   T-24
 Bruce Summerhays    dnp   dnp   T-8   T-23  T-25  9th   T-14   T-9   T-24
 Ed Dougherty        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-50   T-9   T-24
 Jack Nicklaus       T-9   T-4   Won   Won   T-25  T-25  dnp    T-9   T-29
 Vicente Fernandez   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-46  3rd   T-3    T-19  T-29
 Jim Colbert         T-14  3rd   4th   T-31  T-59  T-11  wd     wd    T-29
 Andy North          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    T-6   T-34
 Dave Eichelberger   dnp   72nd  T-28  T-50  T-21  T-49  T-36   T-15  T-34
 Dana Quigley        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-31  T-36   T-37  T-34
 Dale Douglass       T-3   2nd   T-8   T-23  T-46  T-53  T-28   T-31  T-40
 Hugh Baiocchi       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-25  T-45   T-47  T-40
 Bob Eastwood        dnp   dnp   dnp   T-37  T-8   T-20  T-45   T-19  T-43
 Lanny Wadkins       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    T-25  46th
 Rocky Thompson      T-40  73rd  T-12  T-17  T-67  T-39  T-40   T-37  T-47
 Leonard Thompson    dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-51  42nd  T-3    46th  T-47
 Isao Aoki           6th   T-9   2nd   T-12  2nd   T-13  T-28   dnp   T-47
 Joe Inman           dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dq    T-60   5th   T-52
 Dave Stockton       T-14  T-9   T-12  T-19  T-15  T-6   T-20   T-31  T-52
 Graham Marsh        dnp   T-33  T-17  T-19  T-6   T-13  Won    T-19  T-55
 Jim Albus           T-17  T-15  T-54  T-65  dnp   T-53  T-45   T-43  T-55
 David Graham        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-21  wd    59th   T-31  T-59
 George Archer       T-25  T-12  T-17  T-7   T-8   T-13  T-14   T-25  T-63
 Chi Chi Rodriguez   T-30  T-37  wd    T-12  T-43  70th  T-65   wd    T-67
 John Mahaffey       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-28   T-25  T-73
 Tom Watson          dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    T-2   dnp
 Gary McCord         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   T-5    T-6   dnp
 Ben Crenshaw        dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp   dnp
 Tom Purtzer         dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp   dnp
 Fuzzy Zoeller       dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp   dnp    dnp   dnp
 
 dnp - Did Not Play.
 mc  - Missed Cut.
 wd  - Withdrew.
 
 
 
 

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