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VALERO TEXAS OPEN RELATED STORIES







DATES:  Thursday, October 9th through Sunday, October 12th
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 5 665 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 4 380 yds 18 - Par 4 426 yds
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35 3,472 Yds 35 3,409 Yds
Annual: 78th
Defending Champion: Justin Leonard
Runner-Up: Jesper Parnevik
Tournament Record: 254 (Tommy Armour III, 2003)
54-Hole Record: 189 (Tommy Armour III, 2003)
36-Hole Record: 126 (Paul Azinger, 1989; Tommy Armour III, 2003;
Jesper Parnevik, 2007)
18-Hole Record: 60 (Al Brosch, 1951; Ted Kroll, 1954; Mike Souchak, 1955)
Course Record: 60 (Bart Bryant, 2004)
Total Purse: $4,500,000
Shares: 1st Place - $810,000; 2nd Place - $486,000; 3rd Place - $306,000
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Justin Leonard * 261 Dan Forsman 267
Jesper Parnevik 261 J.J. Henry 267
Mathias Gronberg 264 Dean Wilson 267
Daniel Chopra 264 Ryan Armour 267
Heath Slocum 266 Chris Stroud 267
* - Won in Playoff
Past Valero Texas Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 *Justin Leonard (261) -- Jesper Parnevik
2006 Eric Axley (265) -- Anthony Kim, Dean Wilson, Justin Rose
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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