Royal Caribbean Classic
Royal Caribbean Classic
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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, February 7th through Sunday, February 9th
 Site: Crandon Park Golf Club, Key Biscayne, Florida
 Course Architect: Robert Von Hagge and Bruce Devlin (1972);
                   Robert Von Hagge (redesign, 1994)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,893
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 538 Yds   10 - Par 5 533 Yds
               2 - Par 4 451 Yds   11 - Par 4 401 Yds
               3 - Par 3 187 Yds   12 - Par 3 175 Yds
               4 - Par 5 593 Yds   13 - Par 4 390 Yds
               5 - Par 4 423 Yds   14 - Par 5 521 Yds
               6 - Par 3 182 Yds   15 - Par 4 424 Yds
               7 - Par 4 434 Yds   16 - Par 4 389 Yds
               8 - Par 3 151 Yds   17 - Par 3 200 Yds
               9 - Par 4 380 Yds   18 - Par 5 521 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,339 Yds         37 3,554 Yds
 
 Annual: 16th
 Defending Champion: John Jacobs
 Runner-up: Isao Aoki, Bruce Fleisher, Tom Watson
 Tournament Record: 199 (Jim Colbert, 1993)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Jim Colbert, 1993)
 18-Hole Record: 63 (Al Geiberger, 1988)
 Course Record: 64 (Bruce Devlin, 1990; Gary Player, 1992; Jim Colbert,
                    Mike Hill, 1993; Terry Dill, 1994; Dave Stockton, 1998;
                    Isao Aoki, 2002)
 Tournament Stableford Record: +30 (Bruce Fleisher, 2000)
 36-Hole Stableford Record: +22 (Bruce Fleisher, 2000; Bob Gilder, 2001)
 18-Hole Stableford Record: +16 (Bruce Fleisher, 2000)
 Total Purse: $1,450,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $217,500; 2nd Place - 127,600; 3rd Place - 104,400
 
                                  2002 Finish
                                  -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 John Jacobs            133              Jay Overton             135
 Isao Aoki              134              Bob Gilder              136
 Bruce Fleisher         134              Ted Goin                136
 Tom Watson             134              Walter Hall             136
 Tom Kite               135              Tom Purtzer             136
                                         Sammy Rachels           136
 
                      Past Royal Caribbean Classic Winners
                      ------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  #John Jacobs (133) -- Isao Aoki, Bruce Fleisher, Tom Watson
 2001  Larry Nelson (+29) -- Isao Aoki
 2000  Bruce Fleisher (+30) -- Vicente Fernandez
 1999  Bruce Fleisher (205) -- Isao Aoki
 1998  *David Graham (202) -- Dave Stockton
 1997  Gibby Gilbert (202) -- David Graham
 1996  Bob Murphy (203) -- Hale Irwin
 1995  *J.C. Snead (209) -- Ray Floyd
 1994  *Lee Trevino (205) -- Kermit Zarley
 1993  Jim Colbert (199) -- Ray Floyd, Al Geiberger
 1992  Don Massengale (205) -- Gary Player
 1991  Gary Player (200) -- Bob Charles, Chi Chi Rodriguez, Lee Trevino
 1990  Lee Trevino (206) -- Butch Baird
 1989  Not Held
 1988  Lee Elder (202) -- Al Geiberger, Jim Dent
 1987  Gene Littler (207) -- Orville Moody
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 # - Weather shortened.
 
 

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