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BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, August 2nd - Sunday, August 5th
SITE:  Firestone Country Club (South Course), Akron, Ohio
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Bert Way (1929), Robert Trent Jones (1960)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  7,400
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 399 yds 10 - Par 4 410 yds
  2 - Par 5 526 yds 11 - Par 4 418 yds
  3 - Par 4 442 yds 12 - Par 3 180 yds
  4 - Par 4 471 yds 13 - Par 4 471 yds
  5 - Par 3 200 yds 14 - Par 4 467 yds
  6 - Par 4 469 yds 15 - Par 3 221 yds
  7 - Par 3 219 yds 16 - Par 5 667 yds
  8 - Par 4 482 yds 17 - Par 4 400 yds
  9 - Par 4 494 yds 18 - Par 4 464 yds
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  35 3,702 yds 35 3,698 yds
Annual: 9th
Defending Champion: Tiger Woods
Runner-Up: Stewart Cink
Tournament Record: 259 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
54-Hole Record: 192 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
36-Hole Record: 125 (Tiger Woods, 2000)
Course Record: 61 (Jose M. Olazabal, 1990; Tiger Woods, 2000)
Total Purse: $8,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,350,000; 2nd Place - $800,000; 3rd Place - $475,000
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Tiger Woods * 270 Lucas Glover 273
Stewart Cink 270 Davis Love III 273
Jim Furyk 271 Luke Donald 274
Angel Cabrera 273 David Toms 274
Paul Casey 273 Three players at 275
* - Won in Playoff
Past WGC - Bridgestone Invitational Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 *Tiger Woods (270) -- Stewart Cink
2005 Tiger Woods (274) -- Chris DiMarco
2004 Stewart Cink (269) -- Rory Sabbatini, Tiger Woods
2003 Darren Clarke (268) -- Jonathan Kaye
2002 Craig Parry (268) -- Robert Allenby, Fred Funk
2001 *Tiger Woods (268) -- Jim Furyk
2000 Tiger Woods (259) -- Justin Leonard, Phillip Price
1999 Tiger Woods (270) -- Phil Mickelson
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called WGC - NEC Invitational (1999-2005).



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