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SYBASE CLASSIC RELATED STORIES




DATES:  Thursday, May 14th through Sunday, May 17th
SITE:  Upper Montclair Country Club (South, West Nines), Clifton, New Jersey
COURSE ARCHITECT:  A.W. Tillinghast (1901-16), Robert Trent Jones (1956 - redesign), Roger Rulewich and John Harvey (2001)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  6,413
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 339 yds 10 - Par 4 410 yds
2 - Par 4 344 yds 11 - Par 5 461 yds
3 - Par 3 182 yds 12 - Par 4 408 yds
4 - Par 4 386 yds 13 - Par 4 350 yds
5 - Par 5 470 yds 14 - Par 4 346 yds
6 - Par 4 399 yds 15 - Par 3 168 yds
7 - Par 5 515 yds 16 - Par 4 365 yds
8 - Par 3 145 yds 17 - Par 3 195 yds
9 - Par 4 400 yds 18 - Par 5 530 yds
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36 3,180 yds 36 3,233 yds
Annual: 20th
Defending Champion: Lorena Ochoa
Runner-Up: Morgan Pressel, Catriona Matthew, Na Yeon Choi, Brittany Lang,
Sophie Gustafson
Tournament Record (Par 71): 265 (Annika Sorenstam, 1998 - 19-under par)
Tournament Record (Par 72): 270 (Lorena Ochoa, 2007 - 18-under-par)
54-Hole Record: 198 (Annika Sorenstam, 1998)
36-Hole Record: 130 (Betsy King, 1990; Juli Inkster, 1992)
18-Hole Record: 63 (Betsy King, 1990; Gloria Park, 2002 - Wykagyl CC)
Course Record: 65 (Sarah Lee, 2007)
Total Purse: $2,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $300,000; 2nd Place - $182,650; 3rd Place - $132,500
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Lorena Ochoa # 206 Na Yeon Choi 207
Sophie Gustafson 207 Christina Kim 208
Catriona Matthew 207 Hye Jung Choi 209
Morgan Pressel 207 Jimin Kang 210
Brittany Lang 207 Nicole Castrale 210
# - Weather-shortened
Past Sybase Classic Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 #Lorena Ochoa (206) -- Morgan Pressel, Catriona Matthew, Na Yeon Choi,
Brittany Lang, Sophie Gustafson
2007 Lorena Ochoa (270) -- Sarah Lee
2006 #Lorena Ochoa (208) -- Kyeong Bae, Hee-Won Han
2005 Paula Creamer (278) -- Jeong Jang, Gloria Hee Jung Park
2004 Sherri Steinhauer (272) -- Grace Park
2003 Hee-Won Han (273) -- Meg Mallon
2002 *Gloria Park (270) -- Hee-Won Han
2001 Rosie Jones (272) -- Laura Diaz
2000 #Annika Sorenstam (206) -- Rosie Jones
1999 *Sherri Steinhauer (273) -- Lorie Kane
1998 Annika Sorenstam (265) -- Joan Pitcock
1997 Michele Redman (272) -- Annika Sorenstam
1996 Caroline Pierce (211) -- Tina Barrett, Karrie Webb
1995 Tracy Kerdyk (273) -- Elaine Crosby, Caroline Pierce, Michelle McGann,
Carin Koch
1994 *Beth Daniel (276) -- Laura Davies
1993 Hiromi Kobayashi (278) -- Rosie Jones
1992 Juli Inkster (273) -- Nancy Lopez
1991 Betsy King (279) -- Ayako Okamoto
1990 Betsy King (273) -- Beth Daniel
* - Won in Playoff
# - Weather-shortened
Note: Formerly called JAL Big Apple Classic (1990-2000), Sybase Big Apple
Classic (2001-03).



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