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EDS BYRON NELSON CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, April 26th - Sunday, April 29th
SITE:  Tournament Players Club-Four Seasons Resort, Las Colinas, Irving, Texas Cottonwood Valley Golf Course, Irving, Texas
COURSE ARCHITECT:  TPC - Jay Morrish (1985), Ben Crenshaw/Byron Nelson - (Consultants), Cottonwood Valley - Robert Trent Jones Jr (Holes 1, 11-18 - 1982), Jay Morrish (Holes 2-10 - 1985)
PAR:  70 - TPC at Las Colinas
YARDAGE:  7,022
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 385 yds 10 - Par 4 452 yds
  2 - Par 3 192 yds 11 - Par 4 347 yds
  3 - Par 4 490 yds 12 - Par 4 426 yds
  4 - Par 4 425 yds 13 - Par 3 183 yds
  5 - Par 3 181 yds 14 - Par 4 409 yds
  6 - Par 4 438 yds 15 - Par 4 475 yds
  7 - Par 5 533 yds 16 - Par 5 554 yds
  8 - Par 4 457 yds 17 - Par 3 196 yds
  9 - Par 4 439 yds 18 - Par 4 440 yds
  ------------- -------------
  35 3,540 yds 35 3,482 yds
PAR:  70 - Cottonwood Valley
YARDAGE:  7,030
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 480 yds 10 - Par 4 435 yds
  2 - Par 3 170 yds 11 - Par 5 550 yds
  3 - Par 4 500 yds 12 - Par 3 200 yds
  4 - Par 4 440 yds 13 - Par 4 415 yds
  5 - Par 4 440 yds 14 - Par 4 440 yds
  6 - Par 4 390 yds 15 - Par 4 430 yds
  7 - Par 4 385 yds 16 - Par 5 540 yds
  8 - Par 4 394 yds 17 - Par 3 200 yds
  9 - Par 3 185 yds 18 - Par 4 435 yds
  ------------- -------------
  34 3,385 yds 36 3,645 yds
Annual: 54th
Defending Champion: Brett Wetterich
Runner-Up: Trevor Immelman
Tournament Record: 262 (Loren Roberts, Steve Pate, 1999)
54-Hole Record: 194 (Loren Roberts, 1999)
36-Hole Record: 128 (Lee Rinker, Tiger Woods, 1997; Steve Pate, Tiger Woods, 1999)
TPC Course Record: 61 (Billy Mayfair, 1993; Charlie Rymer, 1996; Justin Leonard, 2001)
Cottonwood Course Record: 60 (Arron Oberholser, 2006)
18-Hole Record: 60 (Sam Snead, 1957 - Glen Lakes Country Club)
Total Purse: $6,300,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,134,000; 2nd Place - $680,400; 3rd Place - $428,400
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Brett Wetterich 268 Luke Donald 272
Trevor Immelman 269 Shigeki Maruyama 272
Adam Scott 270 Five players at 273
Omar Uresti 270
Chad Campbell 271
Past EDS Byron Nelson Classic Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 Brett Wetterich (268) -- Trevor Immelman
2005 Ted Purdy (265) -- Sean O'Hair
2004 *Sergio Garcia (270) -- Robert Damron, Dudley Hart
2003 Vijay Singh (265) -- Nick Price
2002 Shigeki Maruyama (266) -- Ben Crane
2001 *Robert Damron (263) -- Scott Verplank
2000 *Jesper Parnevik (269) -- Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III
1999 *Loren Roberts (262) -- Steve Pate
1998 John Cook (265) -- Fred Couples, Hal Sutton, Harrison Frazar
1997 Tiger Woods (263) -- Lee Rinker
1996 Phil Mickelson (265) -- Craig Parry
1995 Ernie Els (263) -- Mike Heinen, D.A. Weibring, Robin Freeman
1994 *#Neal Lancaster (132) -- David Ogrin, David Edwards, Mark Carnevale, Tom Byrum, Yoshinori Mizumaki
1993 Scott Simpson (270) -- Corey Pavin, D.A. Weibring
1992 *#Billy Ray Brown (199) -- Ray Floyd, Ben Crenshaw, Bruce Lietzke
1991 Nick Price (270) -- Craig Stadler
1990 #Payne Stewart (202) -- Lanny Wadkins
1989 *Jodie Mudd (265) -- Larry Nelson
1988 *Bruce Lietzke (271) -- Clarence Rose
1987 *Fred Couples (266) -- Mark Calcavecchia
1986 Andy Bean (269) -- Mark Wiebe
1985 *Bob Eastwood (272) -- Payne Stewart
1984 Craig Stadler (276) -- David Edwards
1983 Ben Crenshaw (273) -- Hal Sutton, Brad Bryant
1982 Bob Gilder (266) -- Curtis Strange
1981 *Bruce Lietzke (281) -- Tom Watson
1980 Tom Watson (274) -- Bill Rogers
1979 *Tom Watson (275) -- Bill Rogers
1978 Tom Watson (272) -- Lee Trevino
1977 Ray Floyd (276) -- Ben Crenshaw
1976 Mark Hayes (273) -- Don Bies
1975 Tom Watson (269) -- Bob E. Smith
1974 Buddy Allin (269) -- Charles Coody, Homero Blancas, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson
1973 *Lanny Wadkins (277) -- Dan Sikes
1972 *Chi Chi Rodriguez (273) -- Billy Casper
1971 Jack Nicklaus (274) -- Jerry McGee, Frank Beard
1970 *Jack Nicklaus (274) -- Arnold Palmer
1969 Bruce Devlin (277) -- Frank Beard, Bruce Crampton
1968 Miller Barber (270) -- Kermit Zarley
1967 Bert Yancey (274) -- Roberto de Vicenzo
1966 Roberto de Vicenzo (276) -- Ray Floyd, Joe Campbell, Harold Henning
1965 Not Held
1964 Charles Coody (271) -- Jerry Edwards
1963 Not Held
1962 Billy Maxwell (277) -- Johnny Pott
1961 Earl Stewart, Jr. (278) -- Gay Brewer, Doug Sanders, Arnold Palmer
1960 *Johnny Pott (275) -- Bo Winninger, Ted Kroll
1959 Julius Boros (274) -- Earl Stewart Jr, Dow Finsterwald, Bo Winninger
1958 *Sam Snead (272) -- Gary Player, Julius Boros, John McMullin
1957 Sam Snead (264) -- Billy Maxwell, Cary Middlecoff, Bob Inman
1956 *Peter Thomson (267) -- Gene Littler, Cary Middlecoff
1956 Don January (268) -- Dow Finsterwald, Doug Ford
1955 Not Held
1954 Not Held
1953 Not Held
1952 Not Held
1951 Not Held
1950 Not Held
1949 Not Held
1948 Not Held
1947 Not Held
1946 Ben Hogan (284) -- Herman Keiser, Paul Runyan
1945 Sam Snead (276) -- Harold McSpaden
1944 Byron Nelson (276) -- Harold McSpaden
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called Verizon Byron Nelson Classic (2001-02), GTE Byron Nelson Classic (1988-2000), Byron Nelson Golf Classic (1968-87), Dallas Open (1944-67). The event was held twice in 1956 (May and June).



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