Columbus Southern Open
Columbus Southern 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
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 Dates: Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, May 25th
 Site: Green Island Country Club, Columbus, Georgia
 Course Architect: Joe Lee and George Cobb (1961), John Lafoy (redesign, 1996)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,418
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 400 Yds   10 - Par 4 337 Yds
               2 - Par 3 163 Yds   11 - Par 4 436 Yds
               3 - Par 4 359 Yds   12 - Par 4 322 Yds
               4 - Par 4 364 Yds   13 - Par 4 353 Yds
               5 - Par 4 477 Yds   14 - Par 3 205 Yds
               6 - Par 4 312 Yds   15 - Par 4 411 Yds
               7 - Par 3 174 Yds   16 - Par 4 375 Yds
               8 - Par 5 590 Yds   17 - Par 3 157 Yds
               9 - Par 4 401 Yds   18 - Par 5 582 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,240 Yds         35 3,178 Yds
 
 Annual: 1st
 Course Record: 61 (Hale Irwin, 1982, Rod Curl, 1986, Dave Barr, 1988)
 9-Hole Record: 29 (Dwight Nevil, 1972, Bob Gilder, 1981, Mike Donald, 1986,
                    David Peoples, 1990)
 Total Purse: $1,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $225,000; 2nd Place - 132,000; 3rd Place - 108,000
 
                       Past Columbus Southern Open Winners
                       -----------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2003  First year of the event
 
                           Top Contenders in the Field
                           ---------------------------
 
 Allen Doyle       - Has posted back-to-back top-10 finishes, ninth in scoring
 Vicente Fernandez - Contended the last 4 weeks with 3 top-10's, 3rd last week
 Ed Fiori          - Tied for 16th last week in his Champions Tour debut
 Bruce Fleisher    - Only 1 top-10 in his last 8 events, ranked 5th in putting
 Bob Gilder        - Streak of four straight top-10's snapped last week (T-54)
 Tom Jenkins       - Won Bruno's Memorial Classic, tied for sixth last week
 Tom Kite          - Worst showing of the season last week (T-47), two top-10's
 Dana Quigley      - Just two rounds in the 60s in his last three tournaments
 Jay Sigel         - Captured last week's event with final round of 65
 Des Smyth         - Tied for sixth last week for fifth top-10 of the season
 
 

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