1999 WGC-NEC Invitational

1999 WGC-NEC Invitational

1999 WGC-NEC Invitational
Tournament information
Dates August 26–29, 1999
Location Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Course(s) Firestone Country Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,139
Field 41 players
Cut None
Prize fund $5,000,000
Winner's share $1,000,000
Champion
Tiger Woods
270 (–10)
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The 1999 WGC-NEC Invitational was a golf tournament that was contested from August 26–29, 1999 over the South Course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. It was the first WGC-NEC Invitational tournament, and was the second of the three World Golf Championships that were held in the series' inaugural year. The Invitational succeeded the World Series of Golf which had been played at Firestone from 1976 until 1998.

World number 1 Tiger Woods won the tournament, shooting a 62 (-8) in the third round on his way to a one stroke victory over Phil Mickelson.

Contents

  • Round summaries 1
    • First round 1.1
    • Second round 1.2
    • Third round 1.3
  • Final leaderboard 2
  • External links 3

Round summaries

First round

# Player Country Score To par
1 Tiger Woods  United States 66 –4
T2 David Duval  United States 67 –3
Jim Furyk  United States
Sergio García  Spain
Paul Lawrie  Scotland
Tom Lehman  United States
Nick Price  Zimbabwe
T8 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 68 –2
Carlos Franco  Paraguay
Scott Hoch  United States
Davis Love III  United States

Second round

# Player Country Score To par
T1 Carlos Franco  Paraguay 68-67=135 –5
Paul Lawrie  Scotland 67-68=135
T3 Phil Mickelson  United States 69-67=136 –4
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 67-69=136
Hal Sutton  United States 69-67=136
T6 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 68-69=137 –3
Sergio García  Spain 67-70=137
Davis Love III  United States 68-69=137
Craig Parry  Australia 71-66=137
Payne Stewart  United States 70-67=137
Tiger Woods  United States 66-71=137

Third round

# Player Country Score To par
1 Tiger Woods  United States 66-71-62=199 –11
T2 Fred Couples  United States 71-70-63=204 –6
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 67-69=68=204
4 Carlos Franco  Paraguay 68-67-70=205 –5
T5 Sergio García  Spain 67-70-69=206 –4
Tom Lehman  United States 67-72-67=206
Phil Mickelson  United States 69-67-70=206
Craig Parry  Australia 71-66-69=206
Payne Stewart  United States 70-67-69=206
T10 Ernie Els  United States 71-69-67=207 –3
Davis Love III  United States 68-69-70=207
Jeff Maggert  United States 71-67-69=207

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 Tiger Woods  United States 66-71-62-71=270 –10 1,000,000
2 Phil Mickelson  United States 69-67-70-65=271 –9 510,000
T3 Craig Parry  Australia 71-66-69-69=275 –5 327,500
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 67-69-68-71=275
5 Ernie Els  South Africa 71-69-67-69=276 –4 234,000
6 Shigeki Maruyama  Japan 72-67-70-68=277 –3 179,000
T7 Carlos Franco  Paraguay 68-67-70-73=278 2 154,000
Sergio García  Spain 67-70-69-72=278
Jeff Maggert  United States 71-67-69-71=278
T10 Jim Furyk  United States 67-72-69-71=279 –1 129,000
Davis Love III  United States 68-69-70-72=279

External links

  • Full results