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ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, March 13th through Sunday, March 16th
SITE:  Bay Hill Club and Lodge, Orlando, Florida
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Dick Wilson, Joe Lee (1961), Arnold Palmer (re-design, 1989)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  7,157
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 441 Yds 10 - Par 4 400 Yds
2 - Par 3 218 Yds 11 - Par 4 438 Yds
3 - Par 4 420 Yds 12 - Par 5 580 Yds
4 - Par 4 460 Yds 13 - Par 4 364 Yds
5 - Par 4 384 Yds 14 - Par 3 206 Yds
6 - Par 5 558 Yds 15 - Par 4 425 Yds
7 - Par 3 197 Yds 16 - Par 4 485 Yds
8 - Par 4 459 Yds 17 - Par 3 219 Yds
9 - Par 4 467 Yds 18 - Par 4 441 Yds
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35 3,599 Yds 35 3,558 Yds
Annual: 43rd
Defending Champion: Vijay Singh
Runner-Up: Rocco Mediate
Tournament Record: 264 (Payne Stewart, 1987)
54-Hole Record: 197 (Andy Bean, 1981)
36-Hole Record: 130 (Andy Bean, Tom Watson, 1981)
Course Record: 62 (Andy Bean, 1981; Greg Norman, 1984)
Total Purse: $5,800,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,044,000; 2nd Place - $626,400; 3rd Place - $394,400
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Vijay Singh 272 Tom Lehman 277
Rocco Mediate 274 John Rollins 277
Vaughn Taylor 275 Luke Donald 278
Ben Curtis 276 Stephen Ames 279
Sergio Garcia 277 Trevor Immelman 279
Jerry Kelly 279
Past Arnold Palmer Invitational Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Vijay Singh (272) -- Rocco Mediate
2006 Rod Pampling (274) -- Greg Owen
2005 Kenny Perry (276) -- Graeme McDowell, Vijay Singh
2004 Chad Campbell (270) -- Stuart Appleby
2003 Tiger Woods (269) -- Stewart Cink, Brad Faxon, Kenny Perry, Kirk Triplett
2002 Tiger Woods (275) -- Michael Campbell
2001 Tiger Woods (273) -- Phil Mickelson
2000 Tiger Woods (270) -- Davis Love III
1999 *Tim Herron (274) -- Tom Lehman
1998 Ernie Els (274) -- Bob Estes, Jeff Maggert
1997 Phil Mickelson (272) -- Stuart Appleby
1996 Paul Goydos (275) -- Jeff Maggert
1995 Loren Roberts (272) -- Brad Faxon
1994 Loren Roberts (275) -- Nick Price, Vijay Singh, Fuzzy Zoeller
1993 Ben Crenshaw (280) -- Davis Love III, Rocco Mediate, Vijay Singh
1992 Fred Couples (269) -- Gene Sauers
1991 #Andrew Magee (203) -- Tom Sieckmann
1990 Robert Gamez (274) -- Greg Norman
1989 *Tom Kite (278) -- Davis Love III
1988 Paul Azinger (271) -- Tom Kite
1987 Payne Stewart (264) -- David Frost
1986 #Dan Forsman (202) -- Ray Floyd, Mike Hulbert
1985 Fuzzy Zoeller (275) -- Tom Watson
1984 *Gary Koch (272) -- George Burns
1983 *Mike Nicolette (283) -- Greg Norman
1982 *Tom Kite (278) -- Jack Nicklaus, Denis Watson
1981 Andy Bean (266) -- Tom Watson
1980 Dave Eichelberger (279) -- Leonard Thompson
1979 *Bob Byman (278) -- John Schroeder
1978 Mac McLendon (271) -- David Graham
1977 Gary Koch (274) -- Dale Hayes, Joe Inman
1976 *Hale Irwin (270) -- Kermit Zarley
1975 Lee Trevino (276) -- Hale Irwin
1974 Jerry Heard (273) -- Homero Blancas, Jim Jamieson
1973 Brian Allin (265) -- Charles Coody
1972 Jerry Heard (276) -- Bobby Mitchell
1971 Arnold Palmer (270) -- Julius Boros
1970 Bob Lunn (271) -- Rives McBee
1969 Ken Still (278) -- Miller Barber
1968 Dan Sikes (274) -- Tom Weiskopf
1967 Julius Boros (274) -- George Knudson, Arnold Palmer
1966 Lionel Hebert (279) -- Charles Coody, Dick Lytle, Jack Nicklaus
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called Bay Hill Invitational (1996-2006), The Nestle
Invitational (1989-95), Hertz Bay Hill Classic (1985-88), Bay Hill Citrus (1980-84), Bay Hill Citrus Classic (1979), Florida Citrus Open Invitational (1966-78).



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