Buick Invitational
Buick Invitational
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Golf Today report of last years event

 Dates: Thursday, January 20th through Sunday, January 23rd
 Site: Torrey Pines Golf Club (North and South Courses), La Jolla, CA
 Course Architect: William Bell and William Bell, Jr. (1957)
                   David Rainville (1975 - re-design)
                   Rees Jones (2001 - re-design - South Course)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,874 (North Course)
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 5 520 Yds   10 - Par 4 416 Yds
               2 - Par 4 326 Yds   11 - Par 4 467 Yds
               3 - Par 3 121 Yds   12 - Par 3 190 Yds
               4 - Par 4 429 Yds   13 - Par 4 469 Yds
               5 - Par 4 412 Yds   14 - Par 5 507 Yds
               6 - Par 3 206 Yds   15 - Par 4 397 Yds
               7 - Par 4 400 Yds   16 - Par 4 338 Yds
               8 - Par 4 436 Yds   17 - Par 3 172 Yds
               9 - Par 5 548 Yds   18 - Par 5 520 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                Par 36 3,398 Yds     Par 36 3,476 Yds
 
 Yardage: 7,607 (South Course)
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 452 Yds   10 - Par 4 405 Yds
               2 - Par 4 387 Yds   11 - Par 3 221 Yds
               3 - Par 3 198 Yds   12 - Par 4 504 Yds
               4 - Par 4 483 Yds   13 - Par 5 541 Yds
               5 - Par 4 453 Yds   14 - Par 4 435 Yds
               6 - Par 5 560 Yds   15 - Par 4 477 Yds
               7 - Par 4 462 Yds   16 - Par 3 227 Yds
               8 - Par 3 176 Yds   17 - Par 4 442 Yds
               9 - Par 5 613 Yds   18 - Par 5 571 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                Par 36 3,784 Yds     Par 36 3,823 Yds
 
 Annual: 53rd
 Television: USA - Thursday/Friday -- 3-6 p.m. (et),
             ABC - Saturday -- 3-6 p.m. (et),
                 - Sunday -- 3:30-6:30 p.m. (et)
 Defending Champion: John Daly
 Runner-up: Luke Donald, Chris Riley
 Tournament Record: 266 (George Burns, 1987; Tiger Woods, 1999)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Woody Blackburn, 1985)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Lennie Clements, 1996)
 Course Records: 61 (Mark Brooks, 1990 - North Course)
                 62 (Tiger Woods, 1999 - South Course)
 9-Hole Record: 28 (Jeff Julian, 1996 - North Course)
 Total Purse: $4,800,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $864,000; 2nd Place - $518,400; 3rd Place - $326,400
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 John Daly *            278              Phil Mickelson          279
 Luke Donald            278              Jesper Parnevik         279
 Chris Riley            278              Bo Van Pelt             279
 Thomas Bjorn           279              Duffy Waldorf           279
 Shigeki Maruyama       279              Six players at          280
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 
                         Past Buick Invitational Winners
                         -------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  *John Daly (278) -- Luke Donald, Chris Riley
 2003  Tiger Woods (272) -- Carl Pettersson
 2002  Jose Maria Olazabal (276) -- J.L. Lewis, Mark O'Meara
 2001  *Phil Mickelson (269) -- Frank Lickliter, Davis Love III
 2000  Phil Mickelson (270) -- Tiger Woods, Shigeki Maruyama
 1999  Tiger Woods (266) -- Billy Ray Brown
 1998  #*Scott Simpson (204) -- Skip Kendall
 1997  Mark O'Meara (275) -- Donnie Hammond, David Ogrin, Mike Hulbert,
                             Lee Janzen, Jesper Parnevik, Craig Stadler,
                             Duffy Waldorf
 1996  Davis Love III (269) -- Phil Mickelson
 1995  Peter Jacobsen (269) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Mike Hulbert, Hal Sutton,
                               Kirk Triplett
 1994  Craig Stadler (268) -- Steve Lowery
 1993  Phil Mickelson (278) -- Dave Rummells
 1992  #Steve Pate (200) -- Chip Beck
 1991  Jay Don Blake (268) -- Bill Sander
 1990  Dan Forsman (275) -- Tommy Armour III
 1989  Greg Twiggs (271) -- Steve Elkington, Brad Faxon, Mark O'Meara,
                            Mark Wiebe
 1988  Steve Pate (269) -- Jay Haas
 1987  George Burns (266) -- J.C. Snead, Bobby Wadkins
 1986  *#Bob Tway (204) -- Bernhard Langer
 1985  *Woody Blackburn (269) -- Ron Streck
 1984  *Gary Koch (272) -- Gary Hallberg
 1983  Gary Hallberg (271) -- Tom Kite
 1982  Johnny Miller (270) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1981  *Bruce Lietzke (278) -- Ray Floyd, Tom Jenkins
 1980  *Tom Watson (275) -- D.A. Weibring
 1979  Fuzzy Zoeller (282) -- Bill Kratzert, Wayne Levi, Artie McNickle,
                              Tom Watson
 1978  Jay Haas (278) -- Andy Bean, Gene Littler, John Schroeder
 1977  Tom Watson (269) -- Larry Nelson, John Schroeder
 1976  J.C. Snead (272) -- Don Bies
 1975  *J.C. Snead (279) -- Bobby Nichols, Ray Floyd
 1974  Bobby Nichols (275) -- Rod Curl, Gene Littler
 1973  Bob Dickson (278) -- Billy Casper, Bruce Crampton, Grier Jones,
                            Phil Rodgers
 1972  Paul Harney (275) -- Hale Irwin
 1971  George Archer (272) -- Dave Eichelberger
 1970  *Pete Brown (275) -- Tony Jacklin
 1969  Jack Nicklaus (284) -- Gene Littler
 1968  Tom Weiskopf (273) -- Al Geiberger
 1967  Bob Goalby (269) -- Gay Brewer
 1966  Billy Casper (268) -- Tommy Aaron, Tom Weiskopf
 1965  *Wes Ellis (267) -- Billy Casper
 1964  Art Wall (274) -- Tony Lema, Bob Rosburg
 1963  Gary Player (270) -- Tony Lema
 1962  *Tommy Jacobs (277) -- Johnny Pott
 1961  *Arnold Palmer (271) -- Al Balding
 1960  Mike Souchak (269) -- Johnny Pott
 1959  Marty Furgol (274) -- Joe Campbell, Billy Casper, Dave Ragan,
                             Mike Souchak, Bo Wininger
 1958  Not Held
 1957  Arnold Palmer (271) -- Al Balding
 1956  Bob Rosburg (270) -- Dick Mayer
 1955  Tommy Bolt (274) -- Johnny Palmer
 1954  @Gene Littler (274) -- E.J. Harrison
 1953  Tommy Bolt (274) -- Doug Ford
 1952  Ted Krol (276) -- Jimmy Demaret
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 # - Rain Shortened
 @ - Amateur

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