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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 

 
 
 Dates: Thursday, October 24th through Sunday, October 27th
 Site: Callaway Gardens Resort (Mountain View Course), Pine Mountain, Georgia
 Course Architect: Dick Wilson and Joe Lee (1963)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,057
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 412 yds   10 - Par 4 431 yds
               2 - Par 5 508 yds   11 - Par 5 546 yds
               3 - Par 4 400 yds   12 - Par 3 186 yds
               4 - Par 4 397 yds   13 - Par 4 367 yds
               5 - Par 3 212 yds   14 - Par 4 421 yds
               6 - Par 4 432 yds   15 - Par 5 539 yds
               7 - Par 5 543 yds   16 - Par 3 218 yds
               8 - Par 3 178 yds   17 - Par 4 408 yds
               9 - Par 4 427 yds   18 - Par 4 432 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,509 yds         36 3,548 yds
 
 Annual: 33rd
 Defending Champion: Chris DiMarco
 Runner-Up: David Duval
 Tournament Record: 264 (Hubert Green, 1975; Tim Simpson, 1985)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Fred Funk, 1998; Joel Edwards, 2001)
 36-Hole Record: 128 (Tim Simpson, 1985)
 Course Record: 60 (Steve Lowery, 1997)
 Total Purse: $3,700,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $666,000; 2nd Place - 399,600; 3rd Place - 251,600
 
                             2001 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Chris DiMarco *        267              Jeff Maggert            271
 David Duval            267              Joel Edwards            272
 Bob Estes              269              Per-Ulrik Johansson     272
 Neal Lancaster         269              Nick Price              274
 Davis Love III         270              Chris Riley             275
                                         Vijay Singh             275
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                          Past Buick Challenge Winners
                          ----------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2001  *Chris DiMarco (267) -- David Duval
 2000  David Duval (269) -- Jeff Maggert, Nick Price
 1999  David Toms (271) -- Stuart Appleby
 1998  *Steve Elkington (267) -- Fred Funk
 1997  Davis Love III (267) -- Stewart Cink
 1996  *#Michael Bradley (134) -- Fred Funk, Davis Love III, John Maginnes,
                                  Len Mattiace
 1995  Fred Funk (272) -- John Morse, Loren Roberts
 1994  #Steve Elkington (200) -- Steve Rintoul
 1993  *John Inman (278) -- Billy Andrade, Mark Brooks, Brad Bryant, Bob Estes
 1992  #Gary Hallberg (206) -- Jim Gallagher, Jr.
 1991  David Peoples (276) -- Robert Gamez
 1990  *Kenny Knox (265) -- Jim Hallett
 1989  Ted Schulz (266) -- Jay Haas, Tim Simpson
 1988  *David Frost (270) -- Bob Tway
 1987  Ken Brown (266) -- David Frost, Mike Hulbert, Larry Mize
 1986  Fred Wadsworth (269) -- George Archer, John Cook, Tim Simpson,
                               Jim Thorpe
 1985  Tim Simpson (264) -- Clarence Rose
 1984  Hubert Green (265) -- Rex Caldwell, Scott Hoch, Corey Pavin
 1983  *Ronnie Black (271) -- Sam Torrance
 1982  Bobby Clampett (266) -- Hale Irwin
 1981  *J.C. Snead (271) -- Mike Sullivan
 1980  Mike Sullivan (269) -- Dave Eichelberger, Johnny Miller
 1979  *Ed Fiori (274) -- Tom Weiskopf
 1978  Jerry Pate (269) -- Phil Hancock
 1977  Jerry Pate (266) -- Phil Hancock, Mac McLendon, Johnny Miller,
                           Steve Taylor
 1976  Mac McLendon (274) -- Hubert Green
 1975  Hubert Green (264) -- John Schroeder
 1974  Forrest Fezler (271) -- Bruce Crampton, J.C. Snead
 1973  Gary Player (270) -- Forrest Fezler
 1972  *Dewitt Weaver (276) -- Chuck Courtney
 1971  Johnny Miller (267) -- Deane Beman
 1970  Mason Rudolph (274) -- Chris Blocker
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called Buick Southern Open (1990-94), Southern Open
       Invitational (1971-89), Green Island Open Invitational (1970).
 
 

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