Buick Invitational
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 Dates: Thursday, February 7th through Sunday, February 10th
 Site: Torrey Pines Golf Club (North and South Courses), La Jolla, CA
 Course Architect: William Bell and William Bell, Jr. (1957)
                   David Rainville (1975 - re-design)
                   Rees Jones (2001 - re-design - South Course)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,874 (North Course)
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 520 Yds       10 - Par 4 416 Yds
               2 - Par 4 326 Yds       11 - Par 4 467 Yds
               3 - Par 3 121 Yds       12 - Par 3 190 Yds
               4 - Par 4 429 Yds       13 - Par 4 469 Yds
               5 - Par 4 412 Yds       14 - Par 5 507 Yds
               6 - Par 3 206 Yds       15 - Par 4 397 Yds
               7 - Par 4 400 Yds       16 - Par 4 338 Yds
               8 - Par 4 436 Yds       17 - Par 3 172 Yds
               9 - Par 5 548 Yds       18 - Par 5 520 Yds
                   -------------            -------------
                Par 36 3,398 Yds         Par 36 3,476 Yds

 Yardage: 7,607 (South Course)
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 452 Yds       10 - Par 4 405 Yds
               2 - Par 4 387 Yds       11 - Par 3 221 Yds
               3 - Par 3 198 Yds       12 - Par 4 504 Yds
               4 - Par 4 483 Yds       13 - Par 5 541 Yds
               5 - Par 4 453 Yds       14 - Par 4 435 Yds
               6 - Par 5 560 Yds       15 - Par 4 477 Yds
               7 - Par 4 462 Yds       16 - Par 3 227 Yds
               8 - Par 3 176 Yds       17 - Par 4 442 Yds
               9 - Par 5 613 Yds       18 - Par 5 571 Yds
                   -------------            -------------
                Par 36 3,784 Yds         Par 36 3,823 Yds

 Annual: 50th
 Defending Champion: Phil Mickelson
 Runner-up: Frank Lickliter, Davis Love III
 Tournament Record: 266 (George Burns, 1987; Tiger Woods, 1999)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Woody Blackburn, 1985)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Lennie Clements, 1996)
 Course Records: 61 (Mark Brooks, 1990 - North Course)
                 62 (Tiger Woods, 1999 - South Course)
 9-Hole Record: 28 (Jeff Julian, 1996 - North Course)
 Total Purse: $3,600,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $648,000; 2nd Place - 388,800; 3rd Place - 244,800

                             2001 Finish
                             -----------

 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Phil Mickelson *       269               Mike Weir               272
 Frank Lickliter        269               Jay Don Blake           273
 Davis Love III         269               Greg Kraft              273
 Tiger Woods            271               Jay Williamson          273
 Brent Geiberger        272               Three players at        274

 * - Won in playoff.

                 Past Buick Invitational Winners and Runners-Up
                 ----------------------------------------------

 2001 -- *Phil Mickelson (269) -- Frank Lickliter, Davis Love III
 2000 -- Phil Mickelson (270) -- Tiger Woods, Shigeki Maruyama
 1999 -- Tiger Woods (266) -- Billy Ray Brown
 1998 -- #*Scott Simpson (204) -- Skip Kendall
 1997 -- Mark O'Meara (275) -- Donnie Hammond, David Ogrin, Mike Hulbert,
                               Lee Janzen, Jesper Parnevik, Craig Stadler,
                               Duffy Waldorf
 1996 -- Davis Love III (269) -- Phil Mickelson
 1995 -- Peter Jacobsen (269) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Mike Hulbert, Hal Sutton,
                                 Kirk Triplett
 1994 -- Craig Stadler (268) -- Steve Lowery
 1993 -- Phil Mickelson (278) -- Dave Rummells
 1992 -- #Steve Pate (200) -- Chip Beck
 1991 -- Jay Don Blake (268) -- Bill Sander
 1990 -- Dan Forsman (275) -- Tommy Armour III
 1989 -- Greg Twiggs (271) -- Steve Elkington, Brad Faxon, Mark O'Meara,
                              Mark Wiebe
 1988 -- Steve Pate (269) -- Jay Haas
 1987 -- George Burns (266) -- J.C. Snead, Bobby Wadkins
 1986 -- *#Bob Tway (204) -- Bernhard Langer
 1985 -- *Woody Blackburn (269) -- Ron Streck
 1984 -- *Gary Koch (272) -- Gary Hallberg
 1983 -- Gary Hallberg (271) -- Tom Kite
 1982 -- Johnny Miller (270) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1981 -- *Bruce Lietzke (278) -- Ray Floyd, Tom Jenkins
 1980 -- *Tom Watson (275) -- D.A. Weibring
 1979 -- Fuzzy Zoeller (282) -- B.Kratzert, W.Levi, A.McNickle, T.Watson
 1978 -- Jay Haas (278) -- Andy Bean, Gene Littler, John Schroeder
 1977 -- Tom Watson (269) -- Larry Nelson, John Schroeder
 1976 -- J.C. Snead (272) -- Don Bies
 1975 -- *J.C. Snead (279) -- Bobby Nichols, Ray Floyd
 1974 -- Bobby Nichols (275) -- Rod Curl, Gene Littler
 1973 -- Bob Dickson (278) -- B.Casper, B.Crampton, G.Jones, P.Rodgers
 1972 -- Paul Harney (275) -- Hale Irwin
 1971 -- George Archer (272) -- Dave Eichelberger
 1970 -- *Pete Brown (275) -- Tony Jacklin
 1969 -- Jack Nicklaus (284) -- Gene Littler
 1968 -- Tom Weiskopf (273) -- Al Geiberger
 1967 -- Bob Goalby (269) -- Gay Brewer
 1966 -- Billy Casper (268) -- Tommy Aaron, Tom Weiskopf
 1965 -- *Wes Ellis (267) -- Billy Casper
 1964 -- Art Wall (274) -- Tony Lema, Bob Rosburg
 1963 -- Gary Player (270) -- Tony Lema
 1962 -- *Tommy Jacobs (277) -- Johnny Pott
 1961 -- *Arnold Palmer (271) -- Al Balding
 1960 -- Mike Souchak (269) -- Johnny Pott
 1959 -- Marty Furgol (274) -- J.Campbell, B.Casper, D.Ragan, M.Souchak,
                               B.Wininger
 1958 -- Not Held
 1957 -- Arnold Palmer (271) -- Al Balding
 1956 -- Bob Rosburg (270) -- Dick Mayer
 1955 -- Tommy Bolt (274) -- Johnny Palmer
 1954 -- @Gene Littler (274) -- E.J. Harrison
 1953 -- Tommy Bolt (274) -- Doug Ford
 1952 -- Ted Krol (276) -- Jimmy Demaret

 * - Won in Playoff
 # - Rain Shortened
 @ - Amateur

 Note: Formerly called Buick Invitational of California (1992-95), Shearson
       Lehman Brothers Open (1991), Shearson Lehman Hutton Open (1989-90),
       Shearson Lehman Hutton Andy Williams Open (1988), Shearson Lehman
       Brothers Andy Williams Open (1986-87), Isuzu/Andy Williams San Diego
       Open (1983-85), Wickes/Andy Williams San Diego Open (1981-82), Andy
       Williams-San Diego Open Invitational (1968-80), San Diego Open
       Invitational (1957-67), Convair-San Diego Open (1955-56) and San Diego
       Open (1952-54).

 

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