Samsung World Championship
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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, October 13th through Sunday, October 16th
 Site: Bighorn Golf Club (The Canyons Course), Palm Desert, California
 Course Architect: Tom Fazio (1998)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 6,462
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 376 yds   10 - Par 4 397 yds
               2 - Par 4 395 yds   11 - Par 4 378 yds
               3 - Par 5 473 yds   12 - Par 5 508 yds
               4 - Par 4 410 yds   13 - Par 3 187 yds
               5 - Par 4 346 yds   14 - Par 4 328 yds
               6 - Par 3 147 yds   15 - Par 5 538 yds
               7 - Par 5 470 yds   16 - Par 3 165 yds
               8 - Par 3 162 yds   17 - Par 4 411 yds
               9 - Par 4 416 yds   18 - Par 4 355 yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,195 yds         36 3,267 yds
 
 Annual: 25th

 Defending Champion: Annika Sorenstam
 Runner-Up: Grace Park
 Tournament Record: 266 (Annika Sorenstam, 2002)
 54-Hole Record: 200 (Grace Park, 2004)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Grace Park, 2004)
 Course Record: 62 (Grace Park, 2004)
 Total Purse: $850,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $212,500; 2nd Place - $132,812; 3rd Place - $90,312
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Annika Sorenstam       270              Jeong Jang              279
 Grace Park             273              Juli Inkster            279
 Lorena Ochoa           275              Shi Hyun Ahn            280
 Sophie Gustafson       277              Karen Stupples          280
 Cristie Kerr           278              Mi Hyun Kim             281
 
                     Past Samsung World Championship Winners
                     ---------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  Annika Sorenstam (270) -- Grace Park
 2003  Sophie Gustafson (274) -- Beth Daniel, Rachel Teske
 2002  Annika Sorenstam (266) -- Cristie Kerr
 2001  Dorothy Delasin (277) -- Se Ri Pak, Karrie Webb
 2000  Juli Inkster (274) -- Annika Sorenstam
 1999  Se Ri Pak (280) -- Karrie Webb
 1998  Juli Inkster (275) -- Annika Sorenstam
 1997  *Juli Inkster (280) -- Kelly Robbins, Helen Alfredsson
 1996  Annika Sorenstam (274) -- Helen Alfredsson
 1995  *Annika Sorenstam (282) -- Laura Davies
 1994  Beth Daniel (274) -- Elaine Crosby
 1993  Dottie Pepper (283) -- Donna Andrews, Michelle McGann, Meg Mallon,
                              Sherri Steinhauer
 1992  Not Held
 1991  Meg Mallon (216) -- Dottie Pepper
 1990  Cathy Gerring (278) -- Beth Daniel
 1989  Betsy King (275) -- Pat Bradley, Patty Sheehan
 1988  Rosie Jones (279) -- Liselotte Neumann
 1987  Ayako Okamoto (282) -- Betsy King
 1986  Pat Bradley (279) -- Nancy Lopez, Betsy King
 1985  *Amy Alcott (274) -- Patty Sheehan
 1984  Nancy Lopez (281) -- JoAnne Carner
 1983  JoAnne Carner (282) -- Ayako Okamoto
 1982  JoAnne Carner (284) -- Ayako Okamoto
 1981  Beth Daniel (284) -- Jan Stephenson
 1980  Beth Daniel (282) -- Nancy Lopez
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
 Note: Formerly called Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf
       (1980-84), Nestle World Championship (1985-89), Trophee Urban-World
       Championship of Women's Golf (1990), Daikyo World Championship
       of Women's Golf (1991), World Championship of Women's Golf (1993-94).

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