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VALERO TEXAS OPEN RELATED STORIES





 Dates: September 21st - September 24th
 Site: LaCantera Golf Club, San Antonio, Texas
 Course Architects: Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,896
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 665 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 4 395 yds   18 - Par 4 426 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,487 Yds         35 3,409 Yds
 
 Annual: 76th
 Defending Champion: Robert Gamez
 Runner-Up: Olin Browne
 Tournament Record: 254 (Tommy Armour III, 2003)
 54-Hole Record: 189 (Tommy Armour III, 2003)
 36-Hole Record: 126 (Paul Azinger, Tommy Armour III)
 18-Hole Record: 60 (Al Brosch, Ted Kroll, Mike Souchak)
 9-Hole Record: 27 (Mike Souchak, 1955)
 Course Record: 60 (Bart Bryant, 2004)
 Total Purse: $4,000,000
 Shares: 1st $720,000; 2nd $432,000; 3rd $272,000
 
 2005 Finish
 -----------
 
 Player                Score    
 ------                -----  
 Robert Gamez           262  
 Olin Browne            265  
 Woody Austin           266  
 Mark Wilson            266
 Bob Heintz             267
 
 Past Valero Texas Open Winners
 ------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2005  Robert Gamez (262) -- Olin Browne
 2004  Bart Bryant (261) -- Patrick Sheehan
 2003  Tommy Armour III (254) -- Loren Roberts, Bob Tway
 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, Gene 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 Cruickshank (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.
 
 Note: Formerly called Texas Open at LaCantera (2001), Westin Texas Open at
       LaCantera (1998-2000), LaCantera Texas Open (1995-97), Texas Open
       (1994), H-E-B Texas Open (1990-93), Texas Open Presented by Nabisco
       (1988-89), Nabisco Championships of Golf (1987), Vantage Championship
       (1986), Texas Open (1981-85), San Antonio Texas Open (1970-80), Texas
       Open (1922-69).



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