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 Dates: Thursday, March 21st through Sunday, March 24th
 Site: TPC at Sawgrass (Stadium Course), Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
 Course Architect: Pete Dye (1980)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,093
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 392 Yds       10 - Par 4 424 Yds
               2 - Par 5 532 Yds       11 - Par 5 535 Yds
               3 - Par 3 177 Yds       12 - Par 4 358 Yds
               4 - Par 4 384 Yds       13 - Par 3 181 Yds
               5 - Par 4 466 Yds       14 - Par 4 467 Yds
               6 - Par 4 393 Yds       15 - Par 4 449 Yds
               7 - Par 4 442 Yds       16 - Par 5 507 Yds
               8 - Par 3 219 Yds       17 - Par 3 137 Yds
               9 - Par 5 583 Yds       18 - Par 4 447 Yds
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                    36 3,588 Yds             36 3,505 Yds

 Annual: 29th
 Defending Champion: Tiger Woods
 Runner-up: Vijay Singh
 Tournament Record: 264 (Greg Norman, 1994)
 54-Hole Record: 197 (Greg Norman, 1994)
 36-Hole Record: 130 (Greg Norman, 1994)
 Course Record: 63 (Fred Couples, 1992; Greg Norman, 1994)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Held by several players)
 Total Purse: $6,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,080,000; 2nd Place - 648,000; 3rd Place - 408,000

                             2001 Finish
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 Player                Score              Player                 Score
 ------                -----              ------                 -----
 Tiger Woods            274               Hal Sutton              281
 Vijay Singh            275               Paul Azinger            282
 Bernhard Langer        276               Scott Hoch              282
 Jerry Kelly            278               Frank Lickliter II      282
 Billy Mayfair          281               Joe Durant              283
                                          Nick Price              283

              Past THE PLAYERS Championship Winners and Runners-Up
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 2001 -- Tiger Woods (274) -- Vijay Singh
 2000 -- Hal Sutton (278) -- Tiger Woods
 1999 -- David Duval (285) -- Scott Gump
 1998 -- Justin Leonard (278) -- Tom Lehman, Glen Day
 1997 -- Steve Elkington (272) -- Scott Hoch
 1996 -- Fred Couples (270) -- Colin Montgomerie, Tommy Tolles
 1995 -- Lee Janzen (283) -- Bernhard Langer
 1994 -- Greg Norman (264) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
 1993 -- Nick Price (270) -- Bernhard Langer
 1992 -- Davis Love III (273) -- I.Baker-Finch, P.Blackmar, N.Faldo, T.Watson
 1991 -- Steve Elkington (276) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
 1990 -- Jodie Mudd (278) -- Mark Calcavecchia
 1989 -- Tom Kite (279) -- Chip Beck
 1988 -- Mark McCumber (273) -- Mike Reid
 1987 -- *Sandy Lyle (274) -- Jeff Sluman
 1986 -- John Mahaffey (275) -- Larry Mize
 1985 -- Calvin Peete (274) -- D.A. Weibring
 1984 -- Fred Couples (277) -- Lee Trevino
 1983 -- Hal Sutton (283) -- Bob Eastwood
 1982 -- Jerry Pate (280) -- Brad Bryant, Scott Simpson
 1981 -- *Ray Floyd (285) -- Barry Jaeckel, Curtis Strange
 1980 -- Lee Trevino (278) -- Ben Crenshaw
 1979 -- Lanny Wadkins (283) -- Tom Watson
 1978 -- Jack Nicklaus (289) -- Lou Graham
 1977 -- Mark Hayes (289) -- Mike McCullough
 1976 -- Jack Nicklaus (269) -- J.C. Snead
 1975 -- Al Geiberger (270) -- Dave Stockton
 1974 -- Jack Nicklaus (272) -- J.C. Snead

 * - Won in Playoff.

 Note: Formerly called Tournament Players Championship (1974-87).

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