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News and report from the 4th round
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 Dates: Thursday, November 6th through Sunday, November 9th
 Site: Champions Golf Club (Cypress Creek Course), Houston, Texas
 Course Architect: Ralph Plummer (1957), Charles L. Joachim, 1989 (redesign)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 7,301
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 455 yds   10 - Par 4 453 yds
               2 - Par 4 450 yds   11 - Par 4 460 yds
               3 - Par 4 425 yds   12 - Par 3 232 yds
               4 - Par 3 221 yds   13 - Par 5 540 yds
               5 - Par 5 514 yds   14 - Par 4 431 yds
               6 - Par 4 449 yds   15 - Par 4 416 yds
               7 - Par 4 462 yds   16 - Par 3 181 yds
               8 - Par 3 186 yds   17 - Par 4 455 yds
               9 - Par 5 512 yds   18 - Par 4 459 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,674 Yds         35 3,637 Yds
 
 Annual: 17th

 Defending Champion: Vijay Singh
 Runner-Up: Charles Howell III
 Tournament Record: 267 (Phil Mickelson, 2000)
 54-Hole Record: 197 (Tom Lehman, 1996)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Tom Watson, 1987)
 Course Record: 62 (Jim Furyk, 2001)
 Total Purse: $6,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,080,000; 2nd Place - 648,000; 3rd Place - 408,000
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Vijay Singh            268              Phil Mickelson          275
 Charles Howell III     270              Chris DiMarco           276
 David Toms             273              Tiger Woods             276
 Jerry Kelly            274              K.J. Choi               277
 Davis Love III         275              Retief Goosen           277
 
                         Past Tour Championship Winners
                         ------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Vijay Singh (268) -- Charles Howell III
 2001  *Mike Weir (270) -- Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, David Toms
 2000  Phil Mickelson (267) -- Tiger Woods
 1999  Tiger Woods (269) -- Davis Love III
 1998  *Hal Sutton (274) -- Vijay Singh
 1997  David Duval (273) -- Jim Furyk
 1996  Tom Lehman (268) -- Brad Faxon
 1995  Billy Mayfair (280) -- Steve Elkington, Corey Pavin
 1994  *Mark McCumber (274) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
 1993  Jim Gallagher, Jr. (277) -- David Frost, John Huston, Greg Norman,
                                   Scott Simpson
 1992  Paul Azinger (276) -- Lee Janzen, Corey Pavin
 1991  *Craig Stadler (279) -- Russ Cochran
 1990  *Jodie Mudd (273) -- Billy Mayfair
 1989  *Tom Kite (276) -- Payne Stewart
 1988  *Curtis Strange (279) -- Tom Kite
 1987  Tom Watson (268) -- Chip Beck
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 
 

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