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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, August 25th through Sunday, August 28th
 Site: TPC at River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
 Course Architect: Pete Dye and Robert Weed (1991)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 6,820
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 434 yds   10 - Par 4 462 yds
               2 - Par 4 341 yds   11 - Par 3 158 yds
               3 - Par 4 431 yds   12 - Par 4 411 yds
               4 - Par 4 460 yds   13 - Par 5 523 yds
               5 - Par 3 223 yds   14 - Par 4 421 yds
               6 - Par 5 574 yds   15 - Par 4 296 yds
               7 - Par 4 443 yds   16 - Par 3 171 yds
               8 - Par 3 202 yds   17 - Par 4 420 yds
               9 - Par 4 406 yds   18 - Par 4 444 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,514 yds         35 3,306 yds
 
 Annual: 54th

 Defending Champion: Woody Austin
 Runner-Up: Tim Herron
 Tournament Record: 259 (Tim Norris, 1982)
 54-Hole Record: 193 (Tim Norris, 1982; Mark Calcavecchia, 2000)
 36-Hole Record: 127 (Tim Norris, 1982)
 18-Hole Record: 60 (Tommy Bolt, 1954 - Wethersfield Country Club)
 Course Record: 61 (Kirk Triplett, 2000, Phil Mickelson, Scott Verplank, 2001)
 9-Hole Record: 28 (Vijay Singh, 1998)
 Total Purse: $4,300,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $774,000; 2nd Place - $464,400; 3rd Place - $292,400
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Woody Austin *         270              Jason Bohn              272
 Tim Herron             270              Matt Gogel              272
 Fred Funk              271              Corey Pavin             272
 Zach Johnson           271              Four players at         273
 Tom Pernice, Jr.       271
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                        Past Buick Championship Winners
                        -------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  *Woody Austin (270) -- Tim Herron
 2003  Peter Jacobsen (266) -- Chris Riley
 2002  Phil Mickelson (266) -- Jonathan Kaye, Davis Love III
 2001  Phil Mickelson (264) -- Billy Andrade
 2000  Notah Begay III (260) -- Mark Calcavecchia
 1999  Brent Geiberger (262) -- Skip Kendall
 1998  *Olin Browne (266) -- Stewart Cink, Larry Mize
 1997  Stewart Cink (267) -- Tom Byrum, Brandel Chamblee, Jeff Maggert
 1996  D.A. Weibring (270) -- Tom Kite
 1995  Greg Norman (267) -- Dave Stockton Jr, Kirk Triplett, Grant Waite
 1994  David Frost (268) -- Greg Norman
 1993  Nick Price (271) -- Dan Forsman, Roger Maltbie
 1992  Lanny Wadkins (274) -- Dan Forsman, Donnie Hammond, Nick Price
 1991  *Billy Ray Brown (271) -- Rick Fehr, Corey Pavin
 1990  Wayne Levi (267) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Brad Fabel, Rocco Mediate,
                           Chris Perry
 1989  Paul Azinger (269) -- Wayne Levi
 1988  *Mark Brooks (269) -- Dave Barr, Joey Sindelar
 1987  Paul Azinger (269) -- Dan Forsman, Wayne Levi
 1986  *Mac O'Grady (269) -- Roger Maltbie
 1985  *Phil Blackmar (271) -- Jodie Mudd, Dan Pohl
 1984  Peter Jacobsen (269) -- Mark O'Meara
 1983  Curtis Strange (268) -- Jay Haas, Jack Renner
 1982  Tim Norris (259) -- Ray Floyd, Hubert Green
 1981  Hubert Green (264) -- Bobby Clampett, Fred Couples, Roger Maltbie
 1980  *Howard Twitty (266) -- Jim Simons
 1979  Jerry McGee (268) -- Jack Renner
 1978  Rod Funseth (264) -- Dale Douglass, Lee Elder, Bill Kratzert
 1977  Bill Kratzert (265) -- Grier Jones, Larry Nelson
 1976  Rik Massengale (266) -- Al Geiberger, J.C. Snead
 1975  *Don Bies (267) -- Hubert Green
 1974  Dave Stockton (268) -- Ray Floyd
 1973  Billy Casper (264) -- Bruce Devlin
 1972  *Lee Trevino (269) -- Lee Elder
 1971  *George Archer (268) -- Lou Graham, J.C. Snead
 1970  Bob Murphy (267) -- Paul Harney
 1969  *Bob Lunn (268) -- Dave Hill
 1968  Billy Casper (266) -- Bruce Crampton
 1967  Charlie Sifford (272) -- Steve Oppermann
 1966  Art Wall (266) -- Wes Ellis
 1965  *Billy Casper (274) -- Johnny Pott
 1964  Ken Venturi (273) -- Al Besselink, Paul Bondeson, Sam Carmichael,
                            Jim Grant
 1963  Billy Casper (271) -- George Bayer
 1962  *Bob Goalby (271) -- Art Wall
 1961  *Billy Maxwell (271) -- Ted Kroll
 1960  *Arnold Palmer (270) -- Bill Collins, Jack Fleck
 1959  Gene Littler (272) -- Tom Nieporte
 1958  Jack Burke (268) -- Dow Finsterwald, Art Wall
 1957  Gardner Dickinson (272) -- George Bayer
 1956  *Arnold Palmer (274) -- Ted Kroll
 1955  Sam Snead (269) -- Fred Hawkins, Mike Souchak
 1954  *Tommy Bolt (271) -- Earl Stewart
 1953  Bob Toski (269) -- Jim Ferrier
 1952  Ted Kroll (273) -- Lawson Little, Skee Riegel, Earl Stewart

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