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Firestone Country Club
Akron, Ohio, USA 26 Aug 1999 - 29 Aug 1999
WOODS WINS FIFTH TITLE OF YEAR IN AKRON
Tiger Woods, who has set new records virtually since the day he turned professional in 1996, established a few more at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio, as he claimed the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational by one stroke from fellow American Phil Mickelson.
WOODS CHARGES INTO FIVE STROKE LEAD IN AKRON
Tiger Woods conjured up the second greatest round at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, to take a vice-like grip on the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational.
The world No.1 shot a third round 62 – one outside Jose Maria Olazabal’s 1990 course record – to open up a commanding five stroke lead going into the final round with a $1 million first prize at stake.
OPEN CHAMPION LAWRIE SHARES LEAD IN Akron
Paul Lawrie delivered another reminder to the golfing world that he is now a genuine top class performer by moving into a tie for the lead after two rounds of the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio.
WOODS ONE AHEAD OF LAWRIE AND GARCIA IN OHIO
Open champion, Paul Lawrie, and teenage star, Sergio Garcia, led the European challenge at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio, as the storm-delayed first round of the World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational was completed.
The field for the WGC-NEC Invitational
STORMS DELAY FIRST ROUND OF NEC INVITATIONAL
Electrical storms and rain forced the postponement of the first round of the World Golf Championships–NEC Invitational after less than three hours play at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio.
Elite Field Gathers in Ohio
The last four major champions of the Millennium will congregate at Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio, this week for the inaugural World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational. The current European and American Ryder Cup sides constitute the bulk of the field, which is completed by the International and US teams from the last Presidents Cup match in Australia.
Firestone Country Club (South Course), Akron, Ohio
50 miles east of Cleveland Airport (1 hour)
Tel: +1 330 645 4133
Fax: +1 330 645 4136
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