2000 Masters Tournament

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2000 Masters Tournament
Tournament information
Dates April 6–9, 2000
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)[1]
Field 95 players, 57 after cut
Cut 148 (+4)
Prize fund $4,600,000
€4,823,313
Winner's share $828,000
€864,844
Champion
Fiji Vijay Singh
278 (−10)

The 2000 Masters Tournament was the 64th Masters Tournament, held April 6–9 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Vijay Singh won his only Masters, three strokes ahead of runner-up Ernie Els.[2][3] It was the second of Singh's three major titles.

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:[1][4] Total 6,985 72

Field[edit]

1. Masters champions

Tommy Aaron, Seve Ballesteros, Gay Brewer, Billy Casper, Charles Coody, Fred Couples (16,17), Ben Crenshaw, Nick Faldo, Raymond Floyd, Doug Ford, Bernhard Langer (10), Sandy Lyle, Larry Mize, Jack Nicklaus, José María Olazábal (16,17), Mark O'Meara (3,16,17), Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Craig Stadler, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods (4,11,14,15,16,17), Ian Woosnam (10), Fuzzy Zoeller

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

Ernie Els (14,16,17), Lee Janzen (10,16,17), Steve Jones, Corey Pavin

3. The Open champions (last five years)

John Daly, Paul Lawrie (16,17), Tom Lehman (14,16,17), Justin Leonard (5,13,14,16,17)

4. PGA champions (last five years)

Mark Brooks, Steve Elkington (10,14,16,17), Davis Love III (10,14,16,17), Vijay Singh (11,14,16,17)

5. The Players Championship winners (last three years)

David Duval (10,11,14,16,17), Hal Sutton (11,14,16,17)

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

David Gossett (a), Kim Sung-yoon (a)

7. The Amateur champion

Graeme Storm (a)

8. U.S. Amateur Public Links champion

Hunter Haas (a)

9. U.S. Mid-Amateur champion

Danny Green (a)

10. Top 16 players and ties from the 1999 Masters

Bob Estes (14,16,17), Carlos Franco (14,16,17), Jim Furyk (14,16,17), Brandt Jobe, Phil Mickelson (11,14,16,17), Colin Montgomerie (16,17), Greg Norman (16), Steve Pate (14,16,17), Nick Price (14,16,17), Lee Westwood (16,17)

11. Top eight players and ties from the 1999 U.S. Open

Tim Herron (14,16,17), Jeff Maggert (14,16,17), Steve Stricker (16,17)

12. Top four players and ties from 1999 PGA Championship

Stewart Cink (14,16,17), Sergio García (16,17), Jay Haas

13. Top four players and ties from the 1999 Open Championship

Ángel Cabrera, Craig Parry (14,16,17), Jean van de Velde

14. Top 40 players from the 1999 PGA Tour money list

Stuart Appleby (16,17), Notah Begay III, Glen Day (16,17), Fred Funk (16), Brent Geiberger (16,17), Scott Gump, Dudley Hart (16,17), Gabriel Hjertstedt, Scott Hoch (16,17), John Huston (16,17), Skip Kendall, Rocco Mediate, Jesper Parnevik (15,16,17), Dennis Paulson, Chris Perry (16,17), Loren Roberts (16), Jeff Sluman (16,17), David Toms (16,17), Ted Tryba, Duffy Waldorf, Mike Weir (17)

  • Since Payne Stewart finished in the top 40 of the money list, an invitation was given to Hjertstedt, the 41st-place finisher.
15. Top 3 players from the 2000 PGA Tour money list on March 5

Kirk Triplett (17)

16. Top 50 players from the final 1999 world ranking

Thomas Bjørn (17), Darren Clarke (17), Retief Goosen (17), Pádraig Harrington, Miguel Ángel Jiménez (17), Masashi Ozaki (17), Naomichi Ozaki (17), Bob Tway (17), Brian Watts (17)

17. Top 50 players from world ranking published March 5

Paul Azinger, Shigeki Maruyama

18. Special foreign invitation

Aaron Baddeley (a)

All the amateurs except Danny Green were playing in their first Masters, as were Notah Begay III, Ángel Cabrera, Brent Geiberger, Pádraig Harrington, Skip Kendall, Paul Lawrie, Dennis Paulson, Jean van de Velde, and Mike Weir. Sergio García made his first appearance as a professional.

Past champions in the field[edit]

Made the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Tiger Woods  United States 1997 75 72 68 69 284 −4 5
Fred Couples  United States 1992 76 72 70 70 288 E T11
Larry Mize  United States 1987 78 67 73 74 292 +4 T25
Nick Faldo  England 1989, 1990, 1996 72 72 74 75 293 +5 T28
Bernhard Langer  Germany 1985, 1993 71 71 75 76 293 +5 T28
Ian Woosnam  Wales 1991 74 70 76 75 295 +7 T40
Jack Nicklaus  United States 1963, 1965, 1966,
1972, 1975, 1986
74 70 81 78 303 +15 T54
Tommy Aaron  United States 1973 72 74 86 81 313 +25 57

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
José María Olazábal  Spain 1994, 1999 72 77 149 +5
Mark O'Meara  United States 1998 75 75 150 +6
Gary Player  South Africa 1961, 1974, 1978 76 74 150 +6
Craig Stadler  United States 1982 73 77 150 +6
Sandy Lyle  Scotland 1988 79 72 151 +7
Tom Watson  United States 1977, 1981 75 76 151 +7
Charles Coody  United States 1971 81 74 155 +11
Ben Crenshaw  United States 1984, 1995 79 76 155 +11
Fuzzy Zoeller  United States 1979 82 74 156 +12
Raymond Floyd  United States 1976 80 78 158 +14
Arnold Palmer  United States 1958, 1960,
1962, 1964
78 82 160 +16
Seve Ballesteros  Spain 1980, 1983 81 81 162 +18
Gay Brewer  United States 1967 84 78 162 +18
Billy Casper  United States 1970 84 WD
Doug Ford  United States 1957 94 WD

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, April 6, 2000

Place Player Country Score To par[5]
1 Dennis Paulson  United States 68 −4
2 Tom Lehman  United States 69 −3
T3 Sergio García  Spain 70 −2
Steve Stricker  United States
T5 Thomas Bjørn  Denmark 71 −1
Steve Jones  United States
Bernhard Langer  Germany
Rocco Mediate  United States
Phil Mickelson  United States
T10 Tommy Aaron  United States 72 E
Paul Azinger  United States
Mark Brooks  United States
Darren Clarke  Northern Ireland
Ernie Els  South Africa
Bob Estes  United States
Nick Faldo  England
Justin Leonard  United States
José María Olazábal  Spain
Masashi Ozaki  Japan
Vijay Singh  Fiji
Hal Sutton  United States

Second round[edit]

Friday, April 7, 2000

Place Player Country Score To par[5]
1 David Duval  United States 73-65=138 −6
T2 Ernie Els  South Africa 72-67=139 −5
Phil Mickelson  United States 71-68=139
Vijay Singh  Fiji 72-67=139
T5 Steve Jones  United States 71-70=141 −3
Tom Lehman  United States 69-72=141
T7 Sergio García  Spain 70-72=142 −2
Retief Goosen  South Africa 73-69=142
Bernhard Langer  Germany 71-71=142
Loren Roberts  United States 73-69=142
Jeff Sluman  United States 73-69=142

Amateurs: Gossett (+2), Baddeley (+5), Green (+5), Kim (+6), Haas (+9), Storm (+15).

Third round[edit]

Saturday, April 8, 2000 & Sunday, April 9, 2000

Place Player Country Score To par[5]
1 Vijay Singh  Fiji 72-67-70=209 −7
2 David Duval  United States 73-65-74=212 −4
T3 Ernie Els  South Africa 72-67-74=213 −3
Loren Roberts  United States 73-69-71=213
T5 Davis Love III  United States 75-72-68=215 −1
Phil Mickelson  United States 71-68-76=215
Mike Weir  Canada 75-70-70=215
Tiger Woods  United States 75-72-68=215
T9 Tom Lehman  United States 69-72-75=216 E
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 74-69-73=216

Third round suspended by darkness due to two-hour rain delay and completed Sunday morning.

Final round[edit]

Sunday, April 9, 2000

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Vijay Singh  Fiji 72-67-70-69=278 −10 828,000
2 Ernie Els  South Africa 72-67-74-68=281 −7 496,800
T3 David Duval  United States 73-65-74-70=282 −6 266,800
Loren Roberts  United States 73-69-71-69=282
5 Tiger Woods  United States 75-72-68-69=284 −4 184,000
6 Tom Lehman  United States 69-72-75-69=285 −3 165,600
T7 Carlos Franco  Paraguay 79-68-70-69=286 −2 143,367
Davis Love III  United States 75-72-68-71=286
Phil Mickelson  United States 71-68-76-71=286
10 Hal Sutton  United States 72-75-71-69=287 −1 124,200

Amateurs: Gossett (+15).

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
Fiji Singh −7 −7 −6 −6 −6 −7 −7 −8 −9 −9 −8 −8 −9 −9 −10 −9 −9 −10
South Africa Els −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −3 −4 −4 −4 −5 −5 −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −7
United States Duval −4 −5 −5 −5 −5 −6 −6 −7 −8 −7 −7 −7 −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −6
United States Roberts −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −5 −6 −5 −4 −4 −5 −6 −6 −6 −6 −6
United States Woods −1 −2 −2 −3 −3 −2 −3 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −4 −5 −4 −4 −4

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
Source:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hole-by-hole". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. April 6, 2000. p. C7. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ Saylor, Jack (April 10, 2000). "Steady as he goes". Spokesman-Review. (Detroit Free Press). p. C1. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ Shipnuck, Alan (April 17, 2000). "Vijay Day". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Masters' course". Gainesville Sun. Augusta National Golf Club. April 2, 2000. p. 5C. 
  5. ^ a b c "PGA European Tour - Tournaments". Retrieved January 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Historic leaderboards: 2000 Masters". Augusta.com. Retrieved August 13, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1999 PGA Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
2000 U.S. Open

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