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HONDA CLASSIC RELATED STORIES





 Dates: March 9th through March 12th
 Site: Country Club at Mirasol (Sunrise Course),
 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
 Course Architect: Tom Fazio (2003)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,416
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 383 Yds   10 - Par 4 369 Yds
               2 - Par 4 435 Yds   11 - Par 3 221 Yds
               3 - Par 3 246 Yds   12 - Par 5 588 Yds
               4 - Par 4 424 Yds   13 - Par 4 473 Yds
               5 - Par 5 562 Yds   14 - Par 4 470 Yds
               6 - Par 5 564 Yds   15 - Par 3 185 Yds
               7 - Par 4 389 Yds   16 - Par 4 486 Yds
               8 - Par 3 196 Yds   17 - Par 5 556 Yds
               9 - Par 4 445 Yds   18 - Par 4 424 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,644 Yds         36 3,772 Yds
 
 Annual: 34th
 Defending Champion: Padraig Harrington
 Runner-up: Vijay Singh, Joe Ogilvie
 Tournament Record: 264 (Justin Leonard, 2003)
 54-Hole Record: 196 (Davis Love III, 2003)
 36-Hole Record: 128 (Dan Pohl, 1989)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Hale Irwin, 1979)
                    (Dan Pohl, 1989; Tim Herron, 1996)
                    (Jerry Kelly, Adam Scott, 2003
 Course Record: 63 (Carl Pettersson, 2003; 
 P. Harrington, Lucas Glover, 2005)
 Total Purse: $5,500,000
 Shares: 1st $990,000; 2nd $594,000; 3rd $374,000
 
                             2005 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score  Player            Score
 ------                -----  ------            -----
 Padraig Harrington *   274   Geoff Ogilvy       277
 Vijay Singh            274   Brett Wetterich    277
 Joe Ogilvie            274   Brad Faxon         277
 Pat Perez              275   Jim Furyk          278
 David Toms             276   Lucas Glover       278
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                           Past Honda Classic Winners
                           --------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2005  *Padraig Harrington (274) -- Vijay Singh, Joe Ogilvie
 2004  Todd Hamilton (276) -- Davis Love III
 2003  Justin Leonard (264) -- Chad Campbell, Davis Love III
 2002  Matt Kuchar (269) -- Brad Faxon, Joey Sindelar
 2001  Jesper Parnevik (270) -- Craig Perks, Mark Calcavecchia, Geoff Ogilvy
 2000  Dudley Hart (269) -- J.P. Hayes, Kevin Wentworth
 1999  Vijay Singh (277) -- Payne Stewart
 1998  Mark Calcavecchia (270) -- Vijay Singh
 1997  Stuart Appleby (274) -- Michael Bradley, Payne Stewart
 1996  Tim Herron (271) -- Mark McCumber
 1995  Mark O'Meara (275) -- Nick Faldo
 1994  Nick Price (276) -- Craig Parry
 1993  *#Fred Couples (207) -- Robert Gamez
 1992  *Corey Pavin (273) -- Fred Couples
 1991  Steve Pate (279) -- Paul Azinger, Dan Halldorson
 1990  John Huston (282) -- Mark Calcavecchia
 1989  Blaine McCallister (266) -- Payne Stewart
 1988  Joey Sindelar (276) -- Ed Fiori, Sandy Lyle, Payne Stewart
 1987  Mark Calcavecchia (279) -- Bernhard Langer, Payne Stewart
 1986  Kenny Knox (287) -- Andy Bean, John Mahaffey, Jodie Mudd, Clarence Rose
 1985  *Curtis Strange (275) -- Peter Jacobsen
 1984  *Bruce Lietzke (280) -- Andy Bean
 1983  Johnny Miller (278) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1982  Hale Irwin (269) -- Jack Nicklaus, Denis Watson
 1981  Tom Kite (274) -- Jack Nicklaus
 1980  Johnny Miller (274) -- Charles Coody, Bruce Lietzke
 1979  Larry Nelson (274) -- Grier Jones
 1978  Jack Nicklaus (276) -- Grier Jones
 1977  Jack Nicklaus (275) -- Gary Player
 1976  *** Tournament Players Championship *** Jack Nicklaus (269) -- J.C.Snead
 1975  Bob Murphy (273) -- Eddie Pearce
 1974  Leonard Thompson (278) -- Hale Irwin
 1973  Lee Trevino (279) -- Forrest Fezler
 1972  Tom Weiskopf (278) -- Jack Nicklaus
 
 * - Won in Playoff.
 # - Rain Shortened.
 
 Note: Formerly called Honda Inverrary Classic (1982-83), American Motors
       Inverrary Classic (1981), Jackie Gleason's Inverrary Classic (1974-80),
       Jackie Gleason's Inverrary National Airlines Classic (1973) and Jackie
       Gleason's Inverrary Classic (1972). Inverrary Golf and Country Club
       served as host to the Tournament Players Championship in 1976.



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