Linde German Masters
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 
Dates: Thursday, September 30th through Sunday, October 3rd Site: Golf Club Gut 
Larchenhof, Cologne, Germany Course Architect: Jack Nicklaus Par: 72 Yardage: 
7,289 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 362 Yds 10 - Par 4 419 Yds 2 - Par 4 426 Yds 11 
- Par 3 164 Yds 3 - Par 5 555 Yds 12 - Par 4 465 Yds 4 - Par 3 191 Yds 13 - Par 
5 509 Yds 5 - Par 4 437 Yds 14 - Par 4 458 Yds 6 - Par 4 439 Yds 15 - Par 5 523 
Yds 7 - Par 5 583 Yds 16 - Par 3 195 Yds 8 - Par 3 241 Yds 17 - Par 4 397 Yds 
9 - Par 4 469 Yds 18 - Par 4 456 Yds ------------- ------------- 36 3,703 Yds 
36 3,586 Yds Annual: 13th Defending Champion: Colin Montgomerie Runner-Up: Robert 
Karlsson, Vijay Singh Tournament Record: 264 (Anders Forsbrand, 1995; Darren Clarke, 
1996) 54-Hole Record: 195 (Anders Forsbrand, 1995) 18-Hole Record: 60 (Bernhard 
Langer, 1997) Course Record: 64 (Padraig Harrington, 1998) Total Purse: 1,750,000 
(euros) Shares: 1st Place - 291,700 1998 Finish ----------- Player Score Player 
Score ------ ----- ------ ----- Colin Montgomerie 266 Lee Westwood 271 Robert 
Karlsson 267 Paul McGinley 271 Vijay Singh 267 Jarmo Sandlein 272 Steve Webster 
268 Jean Van de Velde 272 Per-Ulrik Johansson 269 Padraig Harrington 272 Past 
Linde German Masters Winners --------------------------------- 1998 -- Colin Montgomerie 
(266) -- Robert Karlsson, Vijay Singh 1997 -- Bernhard Langer (267) -- Colin Montgomerie 
1996 -- Darren Clarke (264) -- Mark Davis 1995 -- Anders Forsbrand (264) -- Bernhard 
Langer 1994 -- *Seve Ballesteros (270) 1993 -- Steven Richardson (271) 1992 -- 
Barry Lane (272) 1991 -- *Bernhard Langer (275) 1990 -- Sam Torrance (272) 1989 
-- Bernhard Langer (276) 1988 -- Jose Maria Olazabal (279) 1987 -- *Sandy Lyle 
(278) * - Won in playoff. Note: Formerly called Mercedes German Masters (1990-95). 
Top Contenders in the Field --------------------------- Colin Montgomerie - Defending 
champion, 5-time winner this year, 1st in money Fred Couples - Has made 12 of 
15 cuts this year on PGA Tour, 5 top-10's Ernie Els - Has six top-10 finishes 
in 11 European Tour events Pierre Fulke - Won Trophee Lancome two weeks ago for 
1st career win Sergio Garcia - 3rd on money list with one win and 3 top-5's in 
12 events Miguel A. Jimenez - Won Turespana Masters, 12th on money list, 9 top-10's 
Bernhard Langer - Three-time winner of this event, 28th on money list Bob May 
- Has 10 top-10 finishes in 21 events with one victory Jose M. Olazabal - Has 
made the cut in only 7 of 14 Europe events Jarmo Sandelin - Two-time winner this 
year, 10th on money list Vijay Singh - 4th on PGA TOUR money list with one win, 
9 top-10's Jean Van de Velde - Lost British Open in playoff, 13th on money list 
Lee Westwood - Three-time winner this year, 2nd on money list, 8 top-10's Ian 
Woosnam - Has made only 13 of 19 cuts with just two top-10's 

 

 

 

 

 


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