NEC Invitational
NEC Invitational
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Preivew of this years tournament
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News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event

 Dates: Thursday, August 18th through Sunday, August 21st
 Site: Firestone Country Club (South Course), Akron, Ohio
 Course Architect: Bert Way (1929), Robert Trent Jones (1960 - redesign)
 Par: 70
 Yardage: 7,360
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 399 yds   10 - Par 4 410 yds
               2 - Par 5 526 yds   11 - Par 4 418 yds
               3 - Par 4 442 yds   12 - Par 3 180 yds
               4 - Par 4 471 yds   13 - Par 4 471 yds
               5 - Par 3 200 yds   14 - Par 4 467 yds
               6 - Par 4 469 yds   15 - Par 3 221 yds
               7 - Par 3 219 yds   16 - Par 5 667 yds
               8 - Par 4 452 yds   17 - Par 4 400 yds
               9 - Par 4 484 yds   18 - Par 4 464 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    35 3,662 yds         35 3,698 yds
 
 Annual: 7th

 Defending Champion: Stewart Cink
 Runner-Up: Rory Sabbatini, Tiger Woods
 Tournament Record: 259 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
 54-Hole Record: 192 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
 36-Hole Record: 125 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
 Course Record: 61 (Jose M. Olazabal, 1990; Tiger Woods, 2000)
 Total Purse: $7,500,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,300,000; 2nd Place - $750,000; 3rd Place - $560,000
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Stewart Cink           269              Bob Tway                275
 Rory Sabbatini         273              Chris DiMarco           275
 Tiger Woods            273              David Toms              275
 Angel Cabrera          274              Five players at         276
 Davis Love III         274
 
                       Past WGC - NEC Invitational Winners
                       -----------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  Stewart Cink (269) -- Rory Sabbatini, Tiger Woods
 2003  Darren Clarke (268) -- Jonathan Kaye
 2002  Craig Parry (268) -- Robert Allenby, Fred Funk
 2001  Tiger Woods (268) -- Jim Furyk
 2000  Tiger Woods (259) -- Justin Leonard, Phillip Price
 1999  Tiger Woods (270) -- Phil Mickelson

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