1999 Masters Tournament

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1999 Masters Tournament
Tournament information
Dates April 8–11, 1999
Location Augusta, Georgia
Course(s) Augusta National Golf Club
Organized by Augusta National Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,985 yards (6,387 m)
Field 96 players, 56 after cut
Cut 148 (+4)
Prize fund $4,000,000
Winner's share $720,000
Champion
Spain José María Olazábal
280 (−8)

The 1999 Masters Tournament was the 63rd Masters Tournament, held from April 8–11 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. José María Olazábal won his second Masters championship, two strokes ahead of runner-up Davis Love III and three strokes ahead of Greg Norman, who experienced another disappointing back nine at Augusta.[1][2]

Course[edit]

Hole Name Yards Par Hole Name Yards Par
1 Tea Olive 410 4 10 Camellia 485 4
2 Pink Dogwood 575 5 11 White Dogwood 455 4
3 Flowering Peach 350 4 12 Golden Bell 155 3
4 Flowering Crab Apple 205 3 13 Azalea 485 5
5 Magnolia 435 4 14 Chinese Fir 405 4
6 Juniper 180 3 15 Firethorn 500 5
7 Pampas 365 4 16 Redbud 170 3
8 Yellow Jasmine 550 5 17 Nandina 425 4
9 Carolina Cherry 430 4 18 Holly 405 4
Out 3,500 36 In 3,485 36
Source:[3] Total 6,985 72

Field[edit]

1. Masters champions

Tommy Aaron, Seve Ballesteros, Gay Brewer, Billy Casper, Charles Coody, Fred Couples (10,13,14,15,16), Ben Crenshaw, Nick Faldo, Raymond Floyd, Doug Ford, Bernhard Langer (15,16), Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize, José María Olazábal (10,15,16), Mark O'Meara (3,12,14,15,16), Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Craig Stadler, Tom Watson (13,14,15,16), Tiger Woods (10,13,14,15,16), Ian Woosnam (10,15), Fuzzy Zoeller

2. U.S. Open champions (last five years)

Ernie Els (10,13,15,16), Lee Janzen (14,15,16), Steve Jones (13,15), Corey Pavin

3. The Open champions (last five years)

John Daly, Tom Lehman (11,14,15,16), Justin Leonard (5,10,14,15,16), Nick Price (4,11,12,13,14,15,16)

4. PGA champions (last five years)

Mark Brooks, Steve Elkington (5,12,13,15,16), Davis Love III (12,13,14,15,16), Vijay Singh (13,14,15,16)

5. The Players Championship winners (last three years)

David Duval (10,11,13,14,15,16)

6. U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up

Hank Kuehne (a), Tom McKnight (a)

7. The Amateur champion

Sergio García (a)

8. U.S. Amateur Public Links champion

Trevor Immelman (a)

9. U.S. Mid-Amateur champion

John "Spider" Miller (a)

10. Top 24 players and ties from the 1998 Masters

Paul Azinger (11), Mark Calcavecchia (14,15,16), Stewart Cink (11,15,16), Darren Clarke (15,16), Jim Furyk (11,13,14,15,16), Jay Haas, Scott Hoch (14,15,16), John Huston (13,14,15,16), Per-Ulrik Johansson, Matt Kuchar (a) (11), Jeff Maggert (11,13,14,15,16), Scott McCarron, Phil Mickelson (11,13,14,15,16), Colin Montgomerie (15,16), David Toms, Willie Wood

11. Top 16 players and ties from the 1998 U.S. Open

Stuart Appleby (13,15,16), Jesper Parnevik (14,15,16), Jeff Sluman (13,14,15,16), Payne Stewart (13,14,15,16), Steve Stricker (12,14,15,16), Bob Tway (14,15,16), Lee Westwood (15,16)

12. Top eight players and ties from 1998 PGA Championship

Frank Lickliter, Billy Mayfair (13,14,15,16)

13. Winners of PGA Tour events since the previous Masters

Billy Andrade, Olin Browne, Brandel Chamblee, John Cook (14,15,16), Trevor Dodds, Joe Durant, Fred Funk (14,16), J. P. Hayes, Tim Herron, Gabriel Hjertstedt, Rocco Mediate, Steve Pate, Chris Perry, Hal Sutton (14,15,16)

14. Top 30 players from the 1998 PGA Tour money list

Glen Day (15,16), Bob Estes (15,16), Andrew Magee (15,16), Scott Verplank (15,16)

15. Top 50 players from the final 1998 world ranking

Thomas Bjørn (16), Brad Faxon (16), Carlos Franco (16), Bill Glasson (16), Brandt Jobe (16), Shigeki Maruyama (16), Greg Norman (16), Masashi Ozaki (16), Loren Roberts (16), Brian Watts (16)

16. Top 50 players from world ranking published March 7

Craig Parry

17. Special foreign invitation

Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Patrik Sjöland

All the amateurs except Matt Kuchar were playing in their first Masters, as were Thomas Bjørn, Brandel Chamblee, Glen Day, Trevor Dodds, Joe Durant, J. P. Hayes, Brandt Jobe, Frank Lickliter, and Brian Watts.

Past champions in the field[edit]

Made the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
José María Olazábal  Spain 1994 70 66 73 71 280 −8 1
Bernhard Langer  Germany 1985, 1993 76 66 72 73 287 −1 T11
Ian Woosnam  Wales 1991 71 74 71 72 288 E T14
Tiger Woods  United States 1997 72 72 70 75 289 +1 T18
Larry Mize  United States 1987 76 70 72 72 290 +2 23
Fred Couples  United States 1992 74 71 76 71 292 +4 T27
Mark O'Meara  United States 1998 70 76 69 78 293 +5 T31
Raymond Floyd  United States 1976 74 73 72 76 295 +7 T38
Craig Stadler  United States 1982 72 76 70 77 295 +7 T38
Sandy Lyle  Scotland 1988 71 77 70 80 298 +10 T48

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Fuzzy Zoeller  United States 1979 72 77 149 +5
Charles Coody  United States 1971 77 74 151 +7
Tom Watson  United States 1977, 1981 74 77 151 +7
Ben Crenshaw  United States 1984, 1995 74 79 153 +9
Nick Faldo  England 1989, 1990, 1996 80 73 153 +9
Seve Ballesteros  Spain 1980, 1983 78 78 156 +12
Gary Player  South Africa 1961, 1974, 1978 79 79 158 +14
Tommy Aaron  United States 1973 77 82 159 +15
Arnold Palmer  United States 1958, 1960,
1962, 1964
83 78 161 +17
Gay Brewer  United States 1967 80 WD
Billy Casper  United States 1970 86 WD
Doug Ford  United States 1957 88 WD

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, April 8, 1999 & Friday, April 9, 1999

Place Player Country Score To par[4]
T1 Brandel Chamblee  United States 69 −3
Davis Love III  United States
Scott McCarron  United States
Nick Price  Zimbabwe
T5 Lee Janzen  United States 70 −2
Justin Leonard  United States
Andrew Magee  United States
Colin Montgomerie  Scotland
José María Olazábal  Spain
Mark O'Meara  United States
Jeff Sluman  United States

First round suspended by darkness due to earlier rain delays.

Second round[edit]

Friday, April 9, 1999

Place Player Country Score To par[4]
1 José María Olazábal  Spain 70-66=136 −8
2 Scott McCarron  United States 69-68=137 −7
T3 Lee Janzen  United States 70-69=139 −5
Greg Norman  Australia 71-68=139
T5 Davis Love III  United States 69-72=141 −3
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 69-72=141
T7 Brandel Chamblee  United States 69-73=142 −2
Steve Elkington  Australia 72-70=142
Bill Glasson  United States 72-70=142
Justin Leonard  United States 70-72=142
Bernhard Langer  Germany 76-66=142
Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 70-72=142

Amateurs: García (+3), McKnight (+3), Immelman (+4), Kuchar (+4), Kuehne (+8), Miller (+18).

Third round[edit]

Saturday, April 10, 1999

Place Player Country Score To par[4]
1 José María Olazábal  Spain 70-66-73=209 −7
2 Greg Norman  Australia 71-68-71=210 −6
T3 Davis Love III  United States 69-72-70=211 −5
Steve Pate  United States 71-75-65=211
T5 Ernie Els  South Africa 71-72-69=212 −4
Bob Estes  United States 71-72-69=212
Carlos Franco  Paraguay 72-72-68=212
Lee Janzen  United States 70-69-73=212
T9 Steve Elkington  Australia 72-70-71=213 −3
Scott McCarron  United States 69-68-76=213
Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 70-72-71=213
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 69-72-72=213

Final round[edit]

Sunday, April 11, 1999

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 José María Olazábal  Spain 70-66-73-71=280 −8 720,000
2 Davis Love III  United States 69-72-70-71=282 −6 432,000
3 Greg Norman  Australia 71-68-71-73=283 −5 272,000
T4 Bob Estes  United States 71-72-69-72=284 −4 176,000
Steve Pate  United States 71-75-65-73=284
T6 David Duval  United States 71-74-70-70=285 −3 125,200
Carlos Franco  Paraguay 72-72-68-73=285
Phil Mickelson  United States 74-69-71-71=285
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 69-72-72-72=285
Lee Westwood  England 75-71-68-71=285

Amateurs: García (+7), McKnight (+9), Kuchar (+11), Immelman (+17).

Scorecard[edit]

Final round

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4
Spain Olazábal −7 −7 −6 −5 −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −8 −8 −8
United States Love III −5 −5 −4 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −6
Australia Norman −6 −6 −5 −5 −4 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −6 −5 −7 −6 −5 −5 −5 −5
United States Estes −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4 −5 −5 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4
United States Pate −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −5 −4 −4 −5 −5 −6 −5 −4 −4
United States Duval −1 −3 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −4 −4 −5 −3 −3 −4 −3 −4 −3 −2 −3
Paraguay Franco −3 −4 −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −2 −3 −2 −3 −3 −3 −3
United States Mickelson −2 −1 E E +2 +2 +1 E −1 −1 E +1 −1 −1 −2 −2 −2 −3
Zimbabwe Price −4 −4 −3 −3 −3 −2 −3 −3 −2 −2 −2 −2 −2 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3
England Westwood −2 −3 −2 −3 −4 −4 −5 −5 −5 −4 −2 −1 −2 −2 −3 −3 −3 −3

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
Source:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parascenzo, Marino (April 12, 1999). "Ole! Olazabal". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. B-1. 
  2. ^ McCallum, Jack (April 19, 1999). "Basque in Glory". Sports Illustrated. p. 34. 
  3. ^ "Hole-by-hole". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. April 6, 2000. p. C7. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c 1999 Results for Masters
  5. ^ "Historic Leaderboards: 1999 Masters". Augusta Chronicle. Retrieved September 14, 2015. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1998 PGA Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1999 U.S. Open

Coordinates: 33°30′11″N 82°01′12″W / 33.503°N 82.020°W / 33.503; -82.020