Volvo PGA 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
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 

 
 
 Dates: Thursday, May 23rd through Sunday, May 26th
 Site: Wentworth Club (West Course), Surrey, England
 Course Architect: H.S. Colt (1926), Chris Kennedy (redesign, 2001)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,072
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 473 Yds   10 - Par 3 184 Yds
               2 - Par 3 154 Yds   11 - Par 4 403 Yds
               3 - Par 4 447 Yds   12 - Par 5 509 Yds
               4 - Par 5 497 Yds   13 - Par 4 467 Yds
               5 - Par 3 191 Yds   14 - Par 3 179 Yds
               6 - Par 4 354 Yds   15 - Par 4 481 Yds
               7 - Par 4 396 Yds   16 - Par 4 383 Yds
               8 - Par 4 400 Yds   17 - Par 5 571 Yds
               9 - Par 4 452 Yds   18 - Par 5 531 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,364 Yds         37 3,708 Yds
 
 Annual: 48th
 Defending Champion: Andrew Oldcorn
 Runner-Up: Angel Cabrera
 Tournament Record: 266 (B.J. Bamford, 1961)
 54-Hole Record: 201 (Seve Ballesteros, 1991, Andrew Oldcorn, 2001)
 36-Hole Record: 132 (Ernie Els, 1994, Colin Montgomerie, 2000,
                      Andrew Oldcorn, 2001)
 Course Record: 63 (Wayne Riley, 1991, Angel Cabrera, 2001)
 Total Purse: $2,917,883
 Share: 1st Place - $486,309; 2nd Place - 324,191; 3rd Place - 182,650
 
                             2001 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Andrew Oldcorn         272              Michael Campbell        277
 Angel Cabrera          274              Vijay Singh             278
 Nick Faldo             275              Peter Baker             279
 Phillip Price          277              Darren Clarke           279
 Mathias Gronberg       277              Gary Orr                279
 
                       Past Volvo PGA Championship Winners
                       -----------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2001  Andrew Oldcorn (272) -- Angel Cabrera
 2000  Colin Montgomerie (271) -- Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Andrew Coltart
 1999  Colin Montgomerie (270) -- Mark James
 1998  Colin Montgomerie (274) -- Patrik Sjoland, Ernie Els, Gary Orr
 1997  Ian Woosnam (275) -- Nick Faldo, Darren Clarke, Ernie Els
 1996  Costantino Rocca (274) -- Nick Faldo, Paul Lawrie
 1995  Bernhard Langer (279) -- Per-Ulrik Johansson, Michael Campbell
 1994  Jose Maria Olazabal (271) -- Ernie Els
 1993  Bernhard Langer (274) -- Gordon Brand, Jr., Frank Nobilo, Colin
                                Montgomerie
 1992  Tony Johnstone (272) -- Gordon Brand, Jr., Jose Maria Olazabal
 1991  *Seve Ballesteros (271) -- Colin Montgomerie
 1990  Mike Harwood (271) -- John Bland, Nick Faldo
 1989  Nick Faldo (272) -- Ian Woosnam
 1988  Ian Woosnam (274) -- Seve Ballesteros, Mark James
 1987  Bernhard Langer (270) -- Seve Ballesteros
 1986  *Rodger Davis (281) -- Des Smyth
 1985  *Paul Way (282) -- Sandy Lyle
 1984  #Howard Clark (204) -- Gordon J. Brand, Bernhard Langer
 1983  Seve Ballesteros (278) -- Ken Brown, Sandy Lyle
 1982  *Tony Jacklin (284) -- Bernhard Langer
 1981  Nick Faldo (274) -- Ken Brown, Neil Coles
 1980  Nick Faldo (283) -- Ken Brown
 1979  Vicente Fernandez (288) -- Gary Player, Baldovino Dassu
 1978  Nick Faldo (278) -- Ken Brown
 1977  Manuel Pinero (283) -- Peter Oosterhuis
 1976  *Neil Coles (280) -- Eamonn Darcy, Gary Player
 1975  Arnold Palmer (285) -- Eamonn Darcy
 1974  Maurice Bembridge (278) -- Peter Oosterhuis
 1973  Peter Oosterhuis (280) -- Dale Hayes, D.Swaelens
 1972  Tony Jacklin (279) -- Peter Oosterhuis
 1971  Not Held
 1970  Not Held
 1969  Bernard Gallacher (293)
 1968  David Talbot (276)
 1967  Peter Townsend (275)
 1966  Brian Huggett (271)
 1965  Peter Alliss (286)
 1964  A.G.Grubb (287)
 1963  Peter Butler (306)
 1962  Peter Alliss (287)
 1961  Brian Bamford (266)
 1960  @A.F.Stickley (247)
 1959  Dai Rees (283)
 1958  Harry Bradshaw (287)
 1957  Peter Alliss (286)
 1956  C.H.Ward (282)
 1955  Ken Bousfield (277)
 
 * - won in playoff.
 # - rain shortened (54 holes)
 @ - rain shortened (63 holes)
 
 Note: Formerly known as Schweppes Open (1967-69), Viyella PGA Championship
       (1972-74), Penfold PGA Championship (1975-77), Colgate PGA Championship
       (1978-79), Sun Alliance PGA Championship (1980-83), Whyte & Mackey
       PGA Championship (1984-87).


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