Westin Texas Open
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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 23rd through Sunday, September 26th Site: LaCantera 
Golf Club, San Antonio, Texas Course Architect: Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish (1995) 
Par: 72 Yardage: 7,001 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 665 yds 10 - Par 5 541 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 5 533 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 ------------- ------------- 
36 3,511 Yds 36 3,490 Yds Annual: 77th 1998 Champion: Hal Sutton Runner-Up: Jay 
Haas and Justin Leonard Tournament Record: 257 (Mike Souchak, 1955) 54-Hole Record: 
192 (Mike Souchak, 1955) 36-Hole Record: 126 (Paul Azinger, 1989) 18-Hole Record: 
60 (Al Brosch, 1951; Ted Kroll, 1954; Mike Souchak, 1955) 9-Hole Record: 27 (Mike 
Souchak, 1955) Course Record: 62 (Mike Reid, 1998) Total Purse: $2,000,000 Shares: 
1st Place - $360,000; 2nd Place - 216,000; 3rd Place - 136,000 1998 Finish ----------- 
Player Score Player Score ------ ----- ------ ----- Hal Sutton 270 Mike Reid 273 
Jay Haas 271 Loren Roberts 273 Justin Leonard 271 Scott Gump 274 Steve Lowery 
273 Jeff Maggert 274 Andrew Magee 273 Corey Pavin 275 Past Westin Texas Open Winners 
and Runners-up --------------------------------------------- 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, Gebe 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 Cruikshank (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 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). 
Top Contenders in the Field --------------------------- Mark Brooks - Has made 
19 of 27 cuts with three top-10 finishes Stewart Cink - 33rd on money list with 
six top-10's, 2 top-five's Steve Elkington - Won earlier this year, 32nd on money 
list Nick Faldo - Tied for 44th last week at B.C. Open Fred Funk - Lost in playoff 
at B.C. Open for 3rd second-place in 1999 Tim Herron - 19th on money list with 
one win and two second's Scott Hoch - Has missed only three cuts in 30 starts 
this year Lee Janzen - Has made only 15 off 22 cuts, 45th on money list Scott 
McCarron - Has recorded only one top-10 finish this year Loren Roberts - Tied 
for 4th last year at this event, 7 top-10's David Toms - 13th on money list with 
one win, one second and one third 

 

 


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