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BUICK OPEN RELATED STORIES





 Dates: August 3rd - August 6th
 Site: Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club, Grand Blanc, MI
 Course Architect: James Gilmore Harrison (1956),
                   Joe Lee - redesigned
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,127
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 567 Yds   10 - Par 4 401 Yds
               2 - Par 4 431 Yds   11 - Par 3 190 Yds
               3 - Par 3 187 Yds   12 - Par 4 340 Yds
               4 - Par 4 401 Yds   13 - Par 5 544 Yds
               5 - Par 4 437 Yds   14 - Par 4 322 Yds
               6 - Par 4 421 Yds   15 - Par 4 457 Yds
               7 - Par 5 584 Yds   16 - Par 5 580 Yds
               8 - Par 3 199 Yds   17 - Par 3 197 Yds
               9 - Par 4 434 Yds   18 - Par 4 435 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,661 Yds         36 3,466 Yds
 
 Annual: 47th
 Defending Champion: Vijay Singh
 Runner-Up: Tiger Woods, Zach Johnson
 Tournament Record: 262 (Robert Wrenn, 1987)
 54-Hole Record: 194 (Kenny Perry; Vijay Singh)
 36-Hole Record: 128 (Robert Wrenn, 1987)
 Course Record: 61 (Billy Mayfair; Tiger Woods)
 9-Hole Record: 27 (Billy Mayfair, 2001)
 Total Purse: $4,800,000
 Shares: 1st $864,000; 2nd $518,400; 3rd $326,400
 
 2005 Finish
 -----------
 
 Player                Score 
 ------                ----- 
 Vijay Singh            264 
 Tiger Woods            268
 Zach Johnson           268 
 Robert Allenby         270 
 Dudley Hart            271  
                            
 
 Past Buick Open Winners
 -----------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2005  Vijay Singh (264) -- Tiger Woods
 2004  Vijay Singh (265) -- John Daly
 2003  Jim Furyk (267) -- Briny Baird, Chris DiMarco, Geoff Ogilvy, Tiger Woods
 2002  Tiger Woods (271) -- Fred Funk, Brian Gay, Mark O'Meara, Esteban Toledo
 2001  Kenny Perry (263) -- Chris DiMarco, Jim Furyk
 2000  Rocco Mediate (268) -- Chris Perry
 1999  Tom Pernice, Jr. (270) -- Tom Lehman, Ted Tryba, Bob Tway
 1998  Billy Mayfair (271) -- Scott Verplank
 1997  Vijay Singh (273) -- Tom Byrum, Russ Cochran, Ernie Els, Brad Fabel,
                            Joe Ozaki
 1996  Justin Leonard (266) -- Chip Beck
 1995  *Woody Austin (270) -- Mike Brisky
 1994  Fred Couples (270) -- Corey Pavin
 1993  Larry Mize (272) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
 1992  *Dan Forsman (276) -- Steve Elkington, Brad Faxon
 1991  *Brad Faxon (271) -- Chip Beck
 1990  Chip Beck (272) -- Mike Donald, Hale Irwin, Fuzzy Zoeller
 1989  Leonard Thompson (273) -- Billy Andrade, Payne Stewart, Doug Tewell
 1988  Scott Verplank (268) -- Doug Tewell
 1987  Robert Wrenn (262) -- Dan Pohl
 1986  Ben Crenshaw (270) -- J.C. Snead, Doug Tewell
 1985  Ken Green (268) -- Wayne Grady
 1984  Denis Watson (271) -- Payne Stewart
 1983  Wayne Levi (272) -- Isao Aoki, Calvin Peete
 1982  Lanny Wadkins (273) -- Tom Kite
 1981  *Hale Irwin (277) -- Bobby Clampett, Peter Jacobsen, Gil Morgan
 1980  Peter Jacobsen (276) -- Bill Kratzert, Mark Lye
 1979  *John Fought (280) -- Jim Simons
 1978  *Jack Newton (280) -- Mike Sullivan
 1977  Bobby Cole (271) -- Fred Marti
 1976  Ed Sabo (279) -- Randy Erskine
 1975  Spike Kelley (208) -- Randy Erskine, Jim Marshall, Mike McCullough
 1974  Bryan Abbott (135) -- Joe Porter
 1973  Wilf Homenuik (215) -- Jim Ferriell
 1972  Gary Groh (273) -- John Mahaffey
 1971  Not Held
 1970  Not Held
 1969  Dave Hill (267) -- Frank Beard
 1968  Tom Weiskopf (280) -- Mike Hill
 1967  Julius Boros (283) -- Bob Goalby, R.H. Sikes, Bert Yancey
 1966  Phil Rodgers (284) -- Johnny Pott, Kermit Zarley
 1965  Tony Lema (280) -- Johnny Pott
 1964  Tony Lema (277) -- Dow Finsterwald
 1963  Julius Boros (274) -- Dow Finsterwald
 1962  Bill Collins (284) -- Dave Ragan
 1961  *Jack Burke, Jr. (284) -- Billy Casper, Johnny Pott
 1960  Mike Souchak (282) -- Gay Brewer, Art Wall
 1959  *Art Wall (282) -- Dow Finsterwald
 1958  Billy Casper (285) -- Ted Kroll, Arnold Palmer
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 
 Note: Formerly called Buick Open Invitational (1958-69), Vern Parsell Buick
       Open (1972), Flint Lakes Open (1974-77), Buick Goodwrench Open
       (1978-80). From 1973 through 1976 Satellite tournaments were held and
       the events were unofficial.



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