Valero Texas 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
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 

 Dates: Thursday, September 25th through Sunday, September 28th
 Site: LaCantera Golf Club (Resort Course), San Antonio, Texas
 Course Architect: Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish (1994)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,881
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 631 yds   10 - Par 4 460 yds
               2 - Par 4 448 yds   11 - Par 4 427 yds
               3 - Par 3 202 yds   12 - Par 4 415 yds
               4 - Par 4 444 yds   13 - Par 3 142 yds
               5 - Par 4 494 yds   14 - Par 5 527 yds
               6 - Par 3 162 yds   15 - Par 4 446 yds
               7 - Par 4 316 yds   16 - Par 4 380 yds
               8 - Par 4 361 yds   17 - Par 3 186 yds
               9 - Par 4 380 yds   18 - Par 4 426 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,438 Yds         35 3,443 Yds
 
 Annual: 73rd
 Defending Champion: Loren Roberts
 Runner-Up: Fred Couples, Fred Funk, Garrett Willis
 Tournament Record: 257 (Mike Souchak, 1955)
 54-Hole Record: 192 (Mike Souchak, 1955)
 36-Hole Record: 126 (Paul Azinger, 1989)
 18-Hole Record: 60 (Al Brosch, 1951; Ted Kroll, 1954; Mike Souchak, 1955)
 9-Hole Record: 27 (Mike Souchak, 1955)
 Course Record: 61 (Garrett Willis, 2002)
 Total Purse: $3,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $630,000; 2nd Place - 378,000; 3rd Place - 238,000
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Loren Roberts          261              J.L. Lewis              266
 Fred Couples           264              Shaun Micheel           266
 Fred Funk              264              Pat Perez               266
 Garrett Willis         264              Kenneth Staton          266
 Joel Edwards           266              Four players at         267
 
                         Past Valero Texas Open Winners
                         ------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Loren Roberts (261) -- Fred Couples, Fred Funk, Garrett Willis
 2001  Justin Leonard (266) -- J.J. Henry, Matt Kuchar
 2000  Justin Leonard (261) -- Mark Wiebe
 1999  *Duffy Waldorf (270) -- Ted Tryba
 1998  Hal Sutton (270) -- Jay Haas, Justin Leonard
 1997  Tim Herron (271) -- Rick Fehr, Brent Geiberger
 1996  David Ogrin (275) -- Jay Haas
 1995  Duffy Waldorf (268) -- Justin Leonard
 1994  Bob Estes (265) -- Gil Morgan
 1993  *Jay Haas (263) -- Bob Lohr
 1992  *Nick Price (263) -- Steve Elkington
 1991  *Blaine McCallister (269) -- Gary Hallberg
 1990  Mark O'Meara (261) -- Gary Hallberg
 1989  Donnie Hammond (258) -- Paul Azinger
 1988  Corey Pavin (259) -- Robert Wrenn
 1987  Tom Watson (268) -- (Nabisco Championship)
 1986  #Ben Crenshaw (196) -- Payne Stewart
 1985  *John Mahaffey (268) -- Jodie Mudd
 1984  Calvin Peete (266) -- Bruce Lietzke
 1983  Jim Colbert (261) -- Mark Pfeil
 1982  Jay Haas (262) -- Curtis Strange
 1981  *Bill Rogers (266) -- Ben Crenshaw
 1980  Lee Trevino (265) -- Terry Diehl
 1979  Lou Graham (268) -- Eddie Pearce, Bill Rogers, Doug Tewell
 1978  Ron Streck (265) -- Hubert Green, Lon Hinkle
 1977  Hale Irwin (266) -- Miller Barber
 1976  *Butch Baird (273) -- Miller Barber
 1975  *Don January (275) -- Larry Hinson
 1974  Terry Diehl (269) -- Mike Hill
 1973  Ben Crenshaw (270) -- Orville Moody
 1972  Mike Hill (273) -- Lee Trevino
 1971  Not Held
 1970  Ron Cerrudo (273) -- Dick Lotz
 1969  *Deane Beman (274) -- Jack McGowan
 1968  Not Held
 1967  Chi Chi Rodriguez (277) -- Bob Charles
 1966  Harold Henning (272) -- Wes Ellis, Gene Littler, Ken Still
 1965  Frank Beard (270) -- Gardner Dickinson
 1964  Bruce Crampton (273) -- Bob Charles, Chi Chi Rodriguez
 1963  Phil Rogers (268) -- Johnny Pott
 1962  Arnold Palmer (273) -- J.Campbell, G.Littler, M.Rudolph, D.Sanders
 1961  Arnold Palmer (270) -- Al Balding
 1960  Arnold Palmer (276) -- Doug Ford, Frank Stranahan
 1959  Wes Ellis (276) -- Bill Johnston, Tom Nieporte
 1958  Bill Johnston (274) -- Bob Rosburg
 1957  Jay Hebert (271) -- Ed Furgol
 1956  Gene Littler (276) -- Mike Fetchick, Frank Stranahan, Ernie Vossler
 1955  Mike Souchak (257) -- Fred Haas
 1954  Chandler Harper (59) -- Johnny Palmer
 1953  Tony Holguin (264) -- Doug Ford
 1952  Jack Burke, Jr. (260) -- Doug Ford
 1951  *Dutch Harrison (265) -- Doug Ford
 1950  Sam Snead (265) -- Jimmy Demaret
 1949  Dave Douglas (268) -- Sam Snead
 1948  Sam Snead (264) -- Jimmy Demaret
 1947  Ed Oliver (265) -- Jimmy Demaret
 1946  Ben Hogan (264) -- Sam Byrd
 1945  Sam Byrd (268) -- Byron Nelson
 1944  Johnny Revolta (273) -- Harold McSpaden, Byron Nelson
 1943  Not Held
 1942  *Chick Harbert (272) -- Ben Hogan
 1941  Lawson Little (273) -- Ben Hogan
 1940  *Byron Nelson (271) -- Ben Hogan
 1939  Dutch Harrison (271) -- Sam Byrd
 1938  Not Held
 1937  Not Held
 1936  Not Held
 1935  Not Held
 1934  Wiffy Cox (283) -- Byron Nelson, Craig Wood
 1933  Not Held
 1932  Clarence Clark (287) -- Gus Moreland, Gebe Sarazen
 1931  Abe Espinosa (281) -- Harry Cooper, Joe Turnesa, Frank Walsh
 1930  Denny Shute (277) -- Ed Dudley, Al Espinosa, Neil McIntyre
 1929  Bill Mehlhorn (277) -- Horton Smith
 1928  Bill Mehlhorn (297) -- Harry Cooper
 1927  Bobby Cruikshank (272) -- Larry Nabholtz
 1926  Mac Smith (288) -- Bobby Cruickshank
 1925  Joe Turnesa (284) -- Macdonald Smith
 1924  Joe Kirkwood (279) -- George Kerrigan, James Ockenden
 1923  *Walter Hagen (279) -- Bill Mehlhorn
 1922  Bob MacDonald (281) -- Cyril Walker
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain-shortened.
 

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