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SAMSUNG WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, October 11th - Sunday, October 14th
SITE:  Bighorn Golf Club, Palm Desert, California
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Tom Fazio (1998)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  6,462
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 376 yds 10 - Par 4 397 yds
  2 - Par 4 395 yds 11 - Par 4 378 yds
  3 - Par 5 473 yds 12 - Par 5 508 yds
  4 - Par 4 410 yds 13 - Par 3 187 yds
  5 - Par 4 346 yds 14 - Par 4 328 yds
  6 - Par 3 147 yds 15 - Par 5 538 yds
  7 - Par 5 470 yds 16 - Par 3 165 yds
  8 - Par 3 162 yds 17 - Par 4 411 yds
  9 - Par 4 416 yds 18 - Par 4 355 yds
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  36 3,195 yds 36 3,267 yds
Annual: 27th
Defending Champion: Lorena Ochoa
Runner-Up: Annika Sorenstam
Tournament Record: 266 (Annika Sorenstam, 2002)
54-Hole Record: 200 (Grace Park, 2004)
36-Hole Record: 129 (Grace Park, 2004)
Course Record: 62 (Grace Park, 2004)
Total Purse: $1,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $250,000; 2nd Place - $156,250; 3rd Place - $105,000
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Lorena Ochoa 272 Juli Inkster 283
Annika Sorenstam 274 Cristie Kerr 283
Sophie Gustafson 277 Pat Hurst 284
Stacy Prammanasudh 279 Seon Hwa Lee 284
Paula Creamer 281 Sherri Steinhauer 284
Past Samsung World Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 Lorena Ochoa (272) -- Annika Sorenstam
2005 Annika Sorenstam (270) -- Paula Creamer
2004 Annika Sorenstam (270) -- Grace Park
2003 Sophie Gustafson (274) -- Beth Daniel, Rachel Teske
2002 Annika Sorenstam (266) -- Cristie Kerr
2001 Dorothy Delasin (277) -- Se Ri Pak, Karrie Webb
2000 Juli Inkster (274) -- Annika Sorenstam
1999 Se Ri Pak (280) -- Karrie Webb
1998 Juli Inkster (275) -- Annika Sorenstam
1997 *Juli Inkster (280) -- Kelly Robbins, Helen Alfredsson
1996 Annika Sorenstam (274) -- Helen Alfredsson
1995 *Annika Sorenstam (282) -- Laura Davies
1994 Beth Daniel (274) -- Elaine Crosby
1993 Dottie Pepper (283) -- Donna Andrews, Michelle McGann, Meg Mallon,
Sherri Steinhauer
1992 Not Held
1991 Meg Mallon (216) -- Dottie Pepper
1990 Cathy Gerring (278) -- Beth Daniel
1989 Betsy King (275) -- Pat Bradley, Patty Sheehan
1988 Rosie Jones (279) -- Liselotte Neumann
1987 Ayako Okamoto (282) -- Betsy King
1986 Pat Bradley (279) -- Nancy Lopez, Betsy King
1985 *Amy Alcott (274) -- Patty Sheehan
1984 Nancy Lopez (281) -- JoAnne Carner
1983 JoAnne Carner (282) -- Ayako Okamoto
1982 JoAnne Carner (284) -- Ayako Okamoto
1981 Beth Daniel (284) -- Jan Stephenson
1980 Beth Daniel (282) -- Nancy Lopez
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf
(1980-84), Nestle World Championship (1985-89), Trophee Urban-World Championship of Women's Golf (1990), Daikyo World Championship of Women's Golf (1991), World Championship of Women's Golf (1993-94).



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