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BMW CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, September 6th through Sunday, September 9th
SITE:  Cog Hill Golf & Country Club (Dubsdread Course), Lemont, Illinois
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Dick Wilson and Joe Lee (1964)
PAR:  71
YARDAGE:  7,326
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 455 yds 10 - Par 4 380 yds
  2 - Par 3 180 yds 11 - Par 5 564 yds
  3 - Par 4 424 yds 12 - Par 3 220 yds
  4 - Par 4 434 yds 13 - Par 4 482 yds
  5 - Par 4 480 yds 14 - Par 3 192 yds
  6 - Par 3 242 yds 15 - Par 5 519 yds
  7 - Par 4 425 yds 16 - Par 4 445 yds
  8 - Par 4 384 yds 17 - Par 4 420 yds
  9 - Par 5 600 yds 18 - Par 4 480 yds
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  35 3,624 yds 36 3,702 yds
Annual: 104th
Defending Champion: Trevor Immelman
Runner-Up: Matthew Goggin, Tiger Woods
Tournament Record: 267 (Scott Hoch, 2001; Tiger Woods, 2003)
54-Hole Record: 198 (Tiger Woods, 2003)
36-Hole Record: 132 (Sam Snead, 1949; Hugh Royer, 1970; Jim Thorpe, 1985;
Daniel Chopra, 2006)
Course Record: 63 (Jeff Sluman, 1992; John Adams, 1993; Dudley Hart, 1998;
Nick Price, Brian Henninger, Stephen Ames, 2000; Tiger
Woods, 2003)
18-Hole Record: 63 (Cary Middlecoff, 1955 - Portland Golf Club, Oregon)
(Dutch Harrison, 1959 - Pittsburgh Field)
(Bob Goetz, 1961 - Blythefield Country Club)
Total Purse: $7,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,260,000; 2nd Place - $756,000; 3rd Place - $476,000
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Trevor Immelman 271 Jim Furyk 275
Matthew Goggin 273 Stephen Leaney 275
Tiger Woods 273 Carl Pettersson 275
Stewart Cink 275 Vijay Singh 275
Tim Clark 275 Jason Gore 276
Scott Gutschewski 276
Past BMW Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 Trevor Immelman (271) -- Matthew Goggin, Tiger Woods
2005 Jim Furyk (270) -- Tiger Woods
2004 Stephen Ames (274) -- Steve Lowery
2003 Tiger Woods (267) -- Rich Beem
2002 Jerry Kelly (269) -- Davis Love III
2001 Scott Hoch (267) -- Davis Love III
2000 *Robert Allenby (274) -- Nick Price
1999 Tiger Woods (273) -- Mike Weir
1998 Joe Durant (271) -- Vijay Singh
1997 Tiger Woods (275) -- Frank Nobilo
1996 Steve Stricker (270) -- Billy Andrade, Jay Don Blake
1995 Billy Mayfair (279) -- Jay Haas, Justin Leonard, Jeff Maggert,
Scott Simpson
1994 Nick Price (277) -- Greg Kraft
1993 Nick Price (269) -- Greg Norman
1992 Ben Crenshaw (276) -- Greg Norman
1991 Russ Cochran (275) -- Greg Norman
1990 Wayne Levi (275) -- Payne Stewart
1989 *Mark McCumber (275) -- Peter Jacobsen
1988 Jim Benepe (278) -- Peter Jacobsen
1987 #D.A. Weibring (207) -- Larry Nelson, Greg Norman
1986 *Tom Kite (286) -- Fred Couples, David Frost, Nick Price
1985 *Scott Verplank (279) -- Jim Thorpe
1984 *Tom Watson (280) -- Greg Norman
1983 Mark McCumber (284) -- Tom Watson
1982 Tom Weiskopf (276) -- Larry Nelson
1981 Ed Fiori (277) -- Jim Colbert, Greg Powers, Jim Simons
1980 Scott Simpson (281) -- Andy Bean
1979 *Larry Nelson (286) -- Ben Crenshaw
1978 *Andy Bean (282) -- Bill Rogers
1977 Tom Watson (283) -- Wally Armstrong, Johnny Miller
1976 Al Geiberger (288) -- Joe Porter
1975 Hale Irwin (283) -- Bobby Cole
1974 Tom Watson (287) -- J.C. Snead, Tom Weiskopf
1973 Billy Casper (272) -- Larry Hinson, Hale Irwin
1972 Jim Jamieson (271) -- Labron Harris, Jr.
1971 Bruce Crampton (279) -- Bobby Nichols
1970 Hugh Royer (273) -- Dale Douglass
1969 Billy Casper (276) -- Rocky Thompson
1968 Jack Nicklaus (273) -- Miller Barber
1967 Jack Nicklaus (274) -- Doug Sanders
1966 Billy Casper (283) -- Gay Brewer
1965 Billy Casper (270) -- Jack McGowan, Chi Chi Rodriguez
1964 Chi Chi Rodriguez (268) -- Arnold Palmer
1963 *Arnold Palmer (280) -- Julius Boros, Jack Nicklaus
1962 Jacky Cupit (281) -- Billy Casper
1961 Arnold Palmer (271) -- Sam Snead
1960 *Stan Leonard (278) -- Art Wall
1959 Mike Souchak (272) -- Arnold Palmer
1958 Doug Sanders (275) -- Dow Finsterwald
1957 *Doug Ford (279) -- George Bayer, Gene Litter, Billy Maxwell
1956 *Mike Fetchick (284) -- Doug Ford, Jay Hebert, Don January
1955 Cary Middlecoff (272) -- Mike Souchak
1954 *Lloyd Mangrum (277) -- Ted Kroll
1953 Dutch Harrison (278) -- Ed Furgol, Fred Haas, Lloyd Mangrum
1952 Lloyd Mangrum (274) -- Bobby Locke
1951 Marty Furgol (270) -- Cary Middlecoff
1950 Sam Snead (282) -- Jim Ferrier, E.J. Harrison
1949 Sam Snead (268) -- Cary Middlecoff
1948 *Ben Hogan (281) -- Ed Oliver
1947 Johnny Palmer (270) -- Bobby Locke, Ed Oliver
1946 Ben Hogan (271) -- Lloyd Mangrum
1945 Not Held
1944 Not Held
1943 Not Held
1942 Herman Barron (276) -- Henry Picard
1941 Ed Oliver (275) -- Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson
1940 *Jimmy Demaret (293) -- Toney Penna
1939 Byron Nelson (281) -- Lloyd Mangrum
1938 Ralph Guldahl (279) -- Sam Snead
1937 *Ralph Guldahl (288) -- Horton Smith
1936 Ralph Guldahl (274) -- Ray Mangrum
1935 John Revolta (290) -- Willie Goggin
1934 *Harry Cooper (274) -- Ky Laffoon
1933 Mac Smith (282) -- Tommy Armour
1932 Walter Hagen (287) -- Olin Dutra
1931 Ed Dudley (280) -- Walter Hagen
1930 Gene Sarazen (278) -- Al Espinosa
1929 Tommy Armour (273) -- Horton Smith
1928 Abe Espinosa (291) -- Johnny Farrell
1927 Walter Hagen (281) -- Al Espinosa, Bill Mehlhorn
1926 Walter Hagen (279) -- Harry Cooper, Gene Sarazen
1925 Mac Smith (281) -- Leo Diegel, Johnny Farrell, Emmet French,
Walter Hagen, Bill Mehlhorn
1924 Bill Mehlhorn (293) -- Al Watrous
1923 Jock Hutchinson (281) -- Bobby Cruickshank
1922 Mike Brady (291) -- Laurie Ayton, Jock Hutchison
1921 Walter Hagen (287) -- Jock Hutchison
1920 Jock Hutchinson (296) -- James Barnes, Clarence Hackney, Harry Hampton
1919 Jim Barnes (283) -- Leo Diegel
1918 Not Held
1917 Jim Barnes (283) -- Walter Hagen
1916 Walter Hagen (286) -- Jock Hutchison, George Sargent
1915 Tom McNamara (304) -- Alex Cunningham
1914 Jim Barnes (293) -- Willie Kidd
1913 John McDermott (295) -- Mike Brady
1912 Mac Smith (299) -- Alex Robertson
1911 Robert Simpson (2 & 1) -- Tom MacNamara
1910 Chick Evans, Jr. (6 & 5) -- George Simpson
1909 Willie Anderson (288) -- Stewart Gardner
1908 Willie Anderson (299) -- Fred McCloud
1907 Robert Simpson (307) -- Willie Anderson, Fred McCloud
1906 Alex Smith (306) -- Jack Hobens
1905 Arthur Smith (278) -- James Maiden
1904 Willie Anderson (304) -- Alex Smith
1903 Alex Smith (318) -- Laurie Auchterlonie, David Brown
1902 Willie Anderson (299) -- Willie Smith
1901 Laurie Auchterlonie (160) -- David Bell
1900 Not Held
1899 *Willie Smith (156) -- Laurie Auchterlonie
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called Cialis Western Open (2004-06), 100th Western Open
(2003), Advil Western Open (2000-02), Motorola Western Open (1994-99), Sprint Western Open (1993), Centel Western Open (1990-92), Beatrice Western Open (1987-89), Western Open (1899-1986).



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