2000 WGC-American Express Championship

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2000 WGC-American Express Championship
Tournament information
Dates 9–12 November 2000
Location Sotogrande, San Roque, Spain
Course(s) Valderrama Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 6,974
Field 55 players
Cut None
Prize fund $5,000,000
Winner's share $1,000,000
Champion
Canada Mike Weir
277 (–11)

The 2000 WGC-American Express Championship was a golf tournament that was contested from 9–12 November 2000 at Valderrama Golf Club in Sotogrande, San Roque, Spain. It was the second WGC-American Express Championship tournament, and the third of four World Golf Championships events that year.

Mike Weir won the tournament after he birdied five of his first 11 holes on Sunday.

Field[edit]

1. Top 50 from the Official World Golf Ranking as of 30 October

Robert Allenby (2), Stuart Appleby (2), Thomas Bjørn (3), Michael Campbell (3,4), Darren Clarke (3), José Cóceres (3), Ernie Els (2,3), Steve Flesch (2), Carlos Franco (2), Sergio García, Retief Goosen (3), Pádraig Harrington (3), Dudley Hart, Scott Hoch, Miguel Ángel Jiménez (3), Bernhard Langer (3), Justin Leonard (2), Jeff Maggert, Shigeki Maruyama, Bob May (2), Rocco Mediate, Colin Montgomerie (3), José María Olazábal (3), Naomichi Ozaki, Jesper Parnevik (2), Dennis Paulson, Chris Perry (2), Nick Price (2), Eduardo Romero (3), Vijay Singh (2), David Toms (2), Kirk Triplett (2), Scott Verplank (2), Duffy Waldorf, Mike Weir (2), Lee Westwood (3), Tiger Woods (2)

2. Top 30 on the 2000 PGA Tour money list through the National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney

Mark Calcavecchia, Chris DiMarco, Franklin Langham

3. Top 20 on the 2000 European Tour Order of Merit through the Volvo Masters

Ángel Cabrera, Andrew Coltart, Pierre Fulke, Mathias Grönberg, Paul McGinley, Gary Orr, Phillip Price

4. Top 3 on the 1999–2000 PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit

Lucas Parsons, Peter Senior

5. Top 3 on the 1999–2000 Southern Africa Tour Order of Merit

Darren Fichardt, Nic Henning, Tjaart van der Walt

6. Top 3 on the 2000 Japan Golf Tour Order of Merit through the Philip Morris Championship

Nobuhito Sato, Hidemichi Tanaka

5. Winner of the 1999 Asian PGA Tour Order of Merit

Kyi Hla Han

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 63 –9
2 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 66 –6
T3 Andrew Coltart  Scotland 67 –5
Scott Hoch  United States
T5 Franklin Langham  United States 68 –4
Chris Perry  United States
Mike Weir  Canada
T8 Robert Allenby  Australia 69 –3
Carlos Franco  Paraguay
Sergio García  Spain
Retief Goosen  South Africa
Nic Henning  South Africa

Second round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 63-72=135 –9
2 Hidemichi Tanaka  Japan 71-66=137 –7
3 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 66-72=138 –6
T4 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 72-67=139 –5
Duffy Waldorf  United States 70-69=139
T6 Bob May  United States 71-69=140 –4
Chris Perry  United States 68-72=140
Tiger Woods  United States 71-69=140
T9 José Cóceres  Argentina 70-71=141 –3
Vijay Singh  Fiji 71-70=141

Third round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Hidemichi Tanaka  Japan 71-66-70=207 –9
T2 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 72-67-69=208 –8
Mike Weir  Canada 68-75-65=208
T4 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 63-72-74=209 –7
Tiger Woods  United States 71-69-69=209
T6 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 66-72-73=211 –5
Duffy Waldorf  United States 70-69-72=211
T8 Michael Campbell  New Zealand 72-71-69=212 –4
Bob May  United States 71-69-72=212
Vijay Singh  Fiji 71-70-71=212
Lee Westwood  England 72-72-68=212

Final leaderboard[edit]

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 Mike Weir  Canada 68-75-65-69=277 –11 1,000,000
2 Lee Westwood  England 72-72-68-67=279 –9 500,000
T3 Vijay Singh  Fiji 71-70-71-68=280 –8 287,000
Duffy Waldorf  United States 70-69-72-69=280
T5 Sergio García  Spain 69-74-74-64=281 –7 157,500
Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 66-72-73-70=281
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 63-72-74-72=281
Tiger Woods  United States 71-69-69-72=281
9 Michael Campbell  New Zealand 72-71-69-70=282 –6 115,000
10 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 72-67-69-75=283 –5 105,000

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°17′09″N 5°20′02″W / 36.28583°N 5.33389°W / 36.28583; -5.33389