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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
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 Dates: Friday, February 21st through Sunday, February 23rd
 Site: Tournament Players Club of Tampa Bay, Lutz, Florida
 Course Architect: Robert Weed (1991) (Chi Chi Rodriguez, Consultant)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,783
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 395 Yds   10 - Par 4 395 Yds
               2 - Par 3 191 Yds   11 - Par 3 179 Yds
               3 - Par 4 429 Yds   12 - Par 5 495 Yds
               4 - Par 4 410 Yds   13 - Par 4 345 Yds
               5 - Par 4 332 Yds   14 - Par 5 574 Yds
               6 - Par 3 154 Yds   15 - Par 4 452 Yds
               7 - Par 5 541 Yds   16 - Par 4 430 Yds
               8 - Par 4 400 Yds   17 - Par 3 213 Yds
               9 - Par 4 433 Yds   18 - Par 4 415 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,285 Yds         36 3,498 Yds
 
 Annual: 16th
 Defending Champion: Doug Tewell
 Runner-up: Hale Irwin
 Tournament Record: 200 (Jim Colbert, George Archer, 1992;
                         Bruce Fleisher, 2000)
 36-Hole Record: 131 (Bruce Fleisher, 2000, 2002)
 Course Record: 61 (Rocky Thompson, 1994)
 Total Purse: $1,600,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $240,000; 2nd Place - 140,800; 3rd Place - 115,200
 
                             2002 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Doug Tewell            203              Bruce Lietzke           207
 Hale Irwin             204              Mike Hill               208
 Bruce Fleisher         206              Mike McCullough         208
 Dave Stockton          206              Mark McCumber           208
 Tom Kite               207              Dana Quigley            208
                                         Bruce Summerhays        208
 
                          Past Verizon Classic Winners
                          ----------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2002  Doug Tewell (203) -- Hale Irwin
 2001  Bob Gilder (205) -- Bruce Fleisher
 2000  Bruce Fleisher (200) -- Dana Quigley
 1999  Larry Nelson (205) -- Bruce Fleisher
 1998  Jim Albus (207) -- Simon Hobday, Kermit Zarley, Jose Maria Canizares
 1997  David Graham  (204) -- Bob Dickson
 1996  Jack Nicklaus (211) -- J.C. Snead
 1995  Dave Stockton (204) -- Bob Charles, Jim Colbert, J.C. Snead
 1994  Rocky Thompson (201) -- Ray Floyd
 1993  Jim Albus (206) -- Don Bies, Gibby Gilbert
 1992  *Jim Colbert (200) -- George Archer
 1991  Bob Charles (210) -- George Archer, Lee Trevino
 1990  Mike Hill (207) -- Lee Trevino
 1989  *Bob Charles (207) -- Jim Ferree, Harold Henning, Dave Hill
 1988  Dale Douglass (210) -- Orville Moody
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 

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