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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, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd
 Site: Westchester Country Club (West Course), Harrison, New York
 Course Architect: Walter J. Travis (1919); Redesign work done by:
                   William Flynn, Alfred Tull, Joe Finger and Rees Jones
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,722
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 3 190 yds   10 - Par 4 314 yds
               2 - Par 4 384 yds   11 - Par 4 442 yds
               3 - Par 4 408 yds   12 - Par 4 473 yds
               4 - Par 4 419 yds   13 - Par 4 379 yds
               5 - Par 5 565 yds   14 - Par 3 154 yds
               6 - Par 3 133 yds   15 - Par 4 462 yds
               7 - Par 4 326 yds   16 - Par 3 204 yds
               8 - Par 4 464 yds   17 - Par 4 374 yds
               9 - Par 5 505 yds   18 - Par 5 526 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,394 yds         35 3,328 yds
 
 Annual: 37th
 Defending Champion: Chris Smith
 Runner-Up: David Gossett, Pat Perez, Loren Roberts
 Tournament Record (Par 70): 261 (Bob Gilder, 1982)
 Tournament Record (Par 71): 268 (David Frost, 1992; Lee Janzen, 1994;
                                  Ernie Els, 1997; Sergio Garcia, 2001)
 Tournament Record (Par 72): 269 (Johnny Miller, 1974)
 54-Hole Record (Par 70): 192 (Bob Gilder, 1982)
 54-Hole Record (Par 71): 199 (Ernie Els, 1997)
 54-Hole Record (Par 72): 201 (Jack Nicklaus, 1967; Bob Murphy, 1968;
                               Tom Weiskopf, 1975)
 36-Hole Record (Par 70): 127 (Bob Gilder, 1982)
 36-Hole Record (Par 71): 131 (David Graham, 1976; Ernie Els, 1996)
 36-Hole Record (Par 72): 129 (Tom Weiskopf, 1975)
 Course Record: 62 (Dan Sikes, 1967; Jimmy Wright, 1976; Peter Jacobsen, 1982)
 9-hole Record: 29 (Willie Wood, 1986; Kirk Triplett, 1990)
 Total Purse: $5,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $900,000; 2nd Place - 540,000; 3rd Place - 340,000
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Chris Smith            272              Stewart Cink            275
 Pat Perez              274              Jerry Kelly             276
 David Gossett          274              Tom Lehman              276
 Loren Roberts          274              Stephen Ames            278
 Ian Leggatt            275              Jim Furyk               278
                                         Peter Lonard            278
 
                           Past Buick Classic Winners
                           --------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Chris Smith (272) -- David Gossett, Pat Perez, Loren Roberts
 2001  Sergio Garcia (268) -- Scott Hoch
 2000  *Dennis Paulson (276) -- David Duval
 1999  *Duffy Waldorf (276) -- Dennis Paulson
 1998  *#J.P. Hayes (201) -- Jim Furyk
 1997  Ernie Els (268) -- Jeff Maggert
 1996  Ernie Els (271) -- Steve Elkington, Tom Lehman, Jeff Maggert,
                          Craig Parry
 1995  *Vijay Singh (278) -- Doug Martin
 1994  Lee Janzen (268) -- Ernie Els
 1993  *Vijay Singh (280) -- Mark Wiebe
 1992  David Frost (268) -- Duffy Waldorf
 1991  Billy Andrade (273) -- Brad Bryant
 1990  Hale Irwin (269) -- Paul Azinger
 1989  *Wayne Grady (277) -- Ronnie Black
 1988  *Seve Ballesteros (276) -- David Frost, Greg Norman, Ken Green
 1987  *J.C. Snead (276) -- Seve Ballesteros
 1986  Bob Tway (272) -- Willie Wood
 1985  *Roger Maltbie (275) -- George Burns, Ray Floyd
 1984  Scott Simpson (269) -- David Graham, Jay Haas, Mark O'Meara
 1983  Seve Ballesteros (276) -- Andy Bean, Craig Stadler
 1982  Bob Gilder (261) -- Peter Jacobsen, Tom Kite
 1981  Ray Floyd (275) -- Bobby Clampett, Gibby Gilbert, Craig Stadler
 1980  Curtis Strange (273) -- Gibby Gilbert
 1979  Jack Renner (277) -- David Graham, Howard Twitty
 1978  Lee Elder (274) -- Mark Hayes
 1977  Andy North (272) -- George Archer
 1976  David Graham (272) -- Ben Crenshaw, Tom Watson, Fuzzy Zoeller
 1975  *Gene Littler (271) -- Julius Boros
 1974  Johnny Miller (269) -- Don Bies
 1973  *Bobby Nichols (272) -- Bob Murphy
 1972  Jack Nicklaus (270) -- Jim Colbert
 1971  Arnold Palmer (273) -- Gibby Gilbert, Hale Irwin
 1970  Bruce Crampton (273) -- Larry Hinson, Jack Nicklaus
 1969  Frank Beard (275) -- Bert Greene
 1968  Julius Boros (272) -- Bob Murphy, Jack Nicklaus, Dan Sikes
 1967  Jack Nicklaus (272) -- Dan Sikes
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 # - Rain shortened
 

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