NEC Invitational
NEC Invitational
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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, August 21st through Sunday, August 24th
 Site: Firestone Country Club (South Course), Akron, Ohio
 Course Architect: Bert Way (1929), Robert Trent Jones (1960 - redesign)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 7,283
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 399 yds   10 - Par 4 410 yds
               2 - Par 5 497 yds   11 - Par 4 370 yds
               3 - Par 4 442 yds   12 - Par 3 180 yds
               4 - Par 4 471 yds   13 - Par 4 471 yds
               5 - Par 3 200 yds   14 - Par 4 467 yds
               6 - Par 4 469 yds   15 - Par 3 221 yds
               7 - Par 3 219 yds   16 - Par 5 667 yds
               8 - Par 4 452 yds   17 - Par 4 400 yds
               9 - Par 4 484 yds   18 - Par 4 464 yds
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                    35 3,633 yds         35 3,650 yds
 
 Annual: 5th
 Defending Champion: Craig Parry
 Runner-Up: Robert Allenby, Fred Funk
 Tournament Record: 259 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
 54-Hole Record: 192 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
 36-Hole Record: 125 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
 Course Record: 61 (Jose M. Olazabal, 1990; Tiger Woods, 2000)
 Total Purse: $6,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,050,000; 2nd Place - 600,000; 3rd Place - 480,000
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Craig Parry            268              Rich Beem               275
 Robert Allenby         272              Jim Furyk               275
 Fred Funk              272              Steve Lowery            276
 Tiger Woods            273              Matt Gogel              277
 Justin Rose            274              Phil Mickelson          277
 
                       Past WGC - NEC Invitational Winners
                       -----------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Craig Parry (268) -- Robert Allenby, Fred Funk
 2001  *Tiger Woods (268) -- Jim Furyk
 2000  Tiger Woods (259) -- Justin Leonard, Phillip Price
 1999  Tiger Woods (270) -- Phil Mickelson
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
 

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