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Golf Today report of last years event

 Dates: Thursday, March 24th through Sunday, March 27th
 Site: TPC at Sawgrass (Stadium Course), Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
 Course Architect: Pete Dye (1980)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,093
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 392 Yds   10 - Par 4 424 Yds
               2 - Par 5 532 Yds   11 - Par 5 535 Yds
               3 - Par 3 177 Yds   12 - Par 4 358 Yds
               4 - Par 4 384 Yds   13 - Par 3 181 Yds
               5 - Par 4 466 Yds   14 - Par 4 467 Yds
               6 - Par 4 393 Yds   15 - Par 4 449 Yds
               7 - Par 4 442 Yds   16 - Par 5 507 Yds
               8 - Par 3 219 Yds   17 - Par 3 137 Yds
               9 - Par 5 583 Yds   18 - Par 4 447 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,588 Yds         36 3,505 Yds
 
 Annual: 32nd

 Defending Champion: Adam Scott
 Runner-up: Padraig Harrington
 Tournament Record: 264 (Greg Norman, 1994)
 54-Hole Record: 197 (Greg Norman, 1994)
 36-Hole Record: 130 (Greg Norman, 1994)
 Course Record: 63 (Fred Couples, 1992; Greg Norman, 1994)
 9-Hole Record: 30 (Held by several players)
 Total Purse: $8,000,000
 Shares: 1st Place - $1,440,000; 2nd Place - $864,000; 3rd Place - $544,000
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Adam Scott             276              Jay Haas                281
 Padraig Harrington     277              Jerry Kelly             281
 Kenny Perry            280              Shaun Micheel           282
 Phil Mickelson         280              Fred Funk               283
 Frank Lickliter II     280              Paul Casey              283
 Kevin Sutherland       281              Bob Burns               283
 
                      Past THE PLAYERS Championship Winners
                      -------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  Adam Scott (276) -- Padraig Harrington
 2003  Davis Love III (271) -- Jay Haas, Padraig Harrington
 2002  Craig Perks (280) -- Stephen Ames
 2001  Tiger Woods (274) -- Vijay Singh
 2000  Hal Sutton (278) -- Tiger Woods
 1999  David Duval (285) -- Scott Gump
 1998  Justin Leonard (278) -- Tom Lehman, Glen Day
 1997  Steve Elkington (272) -- Scott Hoch
 1996  Fred Couples (270) -- Colin Montgomerie, Tommy Tolles
 1995  Lee Janzen (283) -- Bernhard Langer
 1994  Greg Norman (264) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
 1993  Nick Price (270) -- Bernhard Langer
 1992  Davis Love III (273) -- Ian Baker-Finch, Phil Blackmar, Nick Faldo,
                               Tom Watson
 1991  Steve Elkington (276) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
 1990  Jodie Mudd (278) -- Mark Calcavecchia
 1989  Tom Kite (279) -- Chip Beck
 1988  Mark McCumber (273) -- Mike Reid
 1987  *Sandy Lyle (274) -- Jeff Sluman
 1986  John Mahaffey (275) -- Larry Mize
 1985  Calvin Peete (274) -- D.A. Weibring
 1984  Fred Couples (277) -- Lee Trevino
 1983  Hal Sutton (283) -- Bob Eastwood
 1982  Jerry Pate (280) -- Brad Bryant, Scott Simpson
 1981  *Ray Floyd (285) -- Barry Jaeckel, Curtis Strange
 1980  Lee Trevino (278) -- Ben Crenshaw
 1979  Lanny Wadkins (283) -- Tom Watson
 1978  Jack Nicklaus (289) -- Lou Graham
 1977  Mark Hayes (289) -- Mike McCullough
 1976  Jack Nicklaus (269) -- J.C. Snead
 1975  Al Geiberger (270) -- Dave Stockton
 1974  Jack Nicklaus (272) -- J.C. Snead

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