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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
News and report 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, July 29th through Sunday, August 1st
 Site: Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club, Grand Blanc, Michigan
 Course Architect: James Gilmore Harrison (1956),
                   Joe Lee - redesigned (1967 and 1990)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,127
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 567 Yds   10 - Par 4 401 Yds
               2 - Par 4 431 Yds   11 - Par 3 190 Yds
               3 - Par 3 187 Yds   12 - Par 4 340 Yds
               4 - Par 4 401 Yds   13 - Par 5 544 Yds
               5 - Par 4 437 Yds   14 - Par 4 322 Yds
               6 - Par 4 421 Yds   15 - Par 4 457 Yds
               7 - Par 5 584 Yds   16 - Par 5 580 Yds
               8 - Par 3 199 Yds   17 - Par 3 197 Yds
               9 - Par 4 434 Yds   18 - Par 4 435 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,661 Yds         36 3,466 Yds
 
 Annual: 45th (41st official)
 Defending Champion: Jim Furyk
 Runner-Up: Briny Baird, Chris DiMarco, Geoff Ogilvy, Tiger Woods
 Tournament Record: 262 (Robert Wrenn, 1987)
 54-Hole Record: 194 (Kenny Perry, 2001)
 36-Hole Record: 128 (Robert Wrenn, 1987)
 Course Record: 61 (Billy Mayfair, 2001)
 9-Hole Record: 27 (Billy Mayfair, 2001)
 Total Purse: $4,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $810,000; 2nd Place - 486,000; 3rd Place - 306,400
 
                             2003 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Jim Furyk              267              Paul Goydos             270
 Briny Baird            269              Neal Lancaster          270
 Chris DiMarco          269              Paul Gow                272
 Geoff Ogilvy           269              Andrew Magee            272
 Tiger Woods            269              Kenny Perry             272
                                         Vijay Singh             272
 
                             Past Buick Open Winners
                             -----------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2003  Jim Furyk (267) -- Briny Baird, Chris DiMarco, Geoff Ogilvy, Tiger Woods
 2002  Tiger Woods (271) -- Fred Funk, Brian Gay, Mark O'Meara, Esteban Toledo
 2001  Kenny Perry (263) -- Chris DiMarco, Jim Furyk
 2000  Rocco Mediate (268) -- Chris Perry
 1999  Tom Pernice, Jr. (270) -- Tom Lehman, Ted Tryba, Bob Tway
 1998  Billy Mayfair (271) -- Scott Verplank
 1997  Vijay Singh (273) -- Tom Byrum, Russ Cochran, Ernie Els, Brad Fabel,
                            Joe Ozaki
 1996  Justin Leonard (266) -- Chip Beck
 1995  *Woody Austin (270) -- Mike Brisky
 1994  Fred Couples (270) -- Corey Pavin
 1993  Larry Mize (272) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
 1992  *Dan Forsman (276) -- Steve Elkington, Brad Faxon
 1991  *Brad Faxon (271) -- Chip Beck
 1990  Chip Beck (272) -- Mike Donald, Hale Irwin, Fuzzy Zoeller
 1989  Leonard Thompson (273) -- Billy Andrade, Payne Stewart, Doug Tewell
 1988  Scott Verplank (268) -- Doug Tewell
 1987  Robert Wrenn (262) -- Dan Pohl
 1986  Ben Crenshaw (270) -- J.C. Snead, Doug Tewell
 1985  Ken Green (268) -- Wayne Grady
 1984  Denis Watson (271) -- Payne Stewart
 1983  Wayne Levi (272) -- Isao Aoki, Calvin Peete
 1982  Lanny Wadkins (273) -- Tom Kite
 1981  *Hale Irwin (277) -- Bobby Clampett, Peter Jacobsen, Gil Morgan
 1980  Peter Jacobsen (276) -- Bill Kratzert, Mark Lye
 1979  *John Fought (280) -- Jim Simons
 1978  *Jack Newton (280) -- Mike Sullivan
 1977  Bobby Cole (271) -- Fred Marti
 1976  Ed Sabo (279) -- Randy Erskine
 1975  Spike Kelley (208) -- Randy Erskine, Jim Marshall, Mike McCullough
 1974  Bryan Abbott (135) -- Joe Porter
 1973  Wilf Homenuik (215) -- Jim Ferriell
 1972  Gary Groh (273) -- John Mahaffey
 1971  Not Held
 1970  Not Held
 1969  Dave Hill (267) -- Frank Beard
 1968  Tom Weiskopf (280) -- Mike Hill
 1967  Julius Boros (283) -- Bob Goalby, R.H. Sikes, Bert Yancey
 1966  Phil Rodgers (284) -- Johnny Pott, Kermit Zarley
 1965  Tony Lema (280) -- Johnny Pott
 1964  Tony Lema (277) -- Dow Finsterwald
 1963  Julius Boros (274) -- Dow Finsterwald
 1962  Bill Collins (284) -- Dave Ragan
 1961  *Jack Burke, Jr. (284) -- Billy Casper, Johnny Pott
 1960  Mike Souchak (282) -- Gay Brewer, Art Wall
 1959  *Art Wall (282) -- Dow Finsterwald
 1958  Billy Casper (285) -- Ted Kroll, Arnold Palmer
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 

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