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VALERO TEXAS OPEN RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Thursday, May 14th through Sunday, May 17th
SITE:  La Cantera 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: 79th
Defending Champion: Zach Johnson
Runner-Up: Charlie Wi, Tim Wilkinson, Mark Wilson
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: $6,100,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,098,000; 2nd Place - $658,800; 3rd Place - $414,800
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Zach Johnson 261 Stephen Ames 267
Charlie Wi 263 Chris Stroud 267
Tim Wilkinson 263 Tim Herron 268
Mark Wilson 263 Pat Perez 268
Jeff Overton 265 Rory Sabbatini 268
Past Valero Texas Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Zach Johnson (261) -- Charlie Wi, Tim Wilkinson, Mark Wilson
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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