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COMMERCE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES







DATES:  Friday, June 27th through Sunday, June 29th
SITE:  Red Course at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, New York
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Devereux Emmet (1914)
PAR:  71
YARDAGE:  6,969
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 458 Yds 10 - Par 4 429 Yds
2 - Par 3 186 Yds 11 - Par 4 375 Yds
3 - Par 5 515 Yds 12 - Par 5 515 Yds
4 - Par 4 454 Yds 13 - Par 3 211 Yds
5 - Par 3 164 Yds 14 - Par 4 420 Yds
6 - Par 4 416 Yds 15 - Par 4 454 Yds
7 - Par 4 450 Yds 16 - Par 3 178 Yds
8 - Par 4 381 Yds 17 - Par 5 563 Yds
9 - Par 4 345 Yds 18 - Par 4 455 Yds
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35 3,369 Yds 36 3,600 Yds
Annual: 21st
Defending Champion: Lonnie Nielsen
Runner-Up: Loren Roberts
Tournament Record: 195 (Jim Thorpe, 2003)
36-Hole Record: 128 (Jim Thorpe, 2003)
Course Record: 60 (Jim Thorpe, 2003)
Total Purse: $1,600,000
Shares: 1st Place - $240,000; 2nd Place - $140,800; 3rd Place - $115,200
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Lonnie Nielsen 199 David Edwards 204
Loren Roberts 201 Eduardo Romero 204
Tom McKnight 202 Jay Haas 205
Bob Gilder 203 John Harris 206
R.W. Eaks 204 Bruce Summerhays 206
Tom Wargo 206
Past Commerce Bank Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Lonnie Nielsen (199) -- Loren Roberts
2006 *John Harris (202) -- Tom Jenkins
2005 Ron Streck (197) -- Jim Ahern
2004 Jim Thorpe (201) -- Andy Bean, Wayne Levi, Bobby Wadkins
2003 Jim Thorpe (195) -- Bob Gilder
2002 *Hubert Green (199) -- Hale Irwin
2001 Bobby Wadkins (202) -- Allen Doyle, Larry Nelson
2000 Bruce Fleisher (198) -- Dana Quigley
1999 Bruce Fleisher (206) -- Allen Doyle
1998 Gary Player (204) -- Walter Hall, J.C. Snead
1997 *Dana Quigley (204) -- Jay Sigel
1996 John Bland (202) -- Jim Colbert
1995 Lee Trevino (202) -- Bud Allin
1994 Lee Trevino (200) -- Jim Colbert
1993 Raymond Floyd (208) -- Bob Betley, Bob Charles, Harold Henning,
Bruce Lehnhard, Walt Zembriski
1992 George Archer (205) -- Jim Albus
1991 George Archer (204) -- Jim Colbert, Larry Laoretti
1990 George Archer (208) -- Frank Beard, Charles Coody
1989 *#Butch Baird (183) -- Frank Beard, Don Bies, Orville Moody
1988 Don Bies (202) -- Bob Charles
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called The Northville Invitational (1988), Northville Long
Island Classic (1989-98), Lightpath Long Island Classic (1999-2002), Long Island Classic (2003), Commerce Bank Long Island Classic (2004).



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