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WGC-CA CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, March 20th through Sunday, March 23rd
SITE:  Doral Golf Resort and Spa (Blue Course), Miami, Florida
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Dick Wilson and Robert Von Hagge (1962), Raymond Floyd and Ted McAnlis (1996), Jim McLean (2000)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,266
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 529 Yds 10 - Par 5 551 Yds
2 - Par 4 376 Yds 11 - Par 4 402 Yds
3 - Par 4 438 Yds 12 - Par 5 603 Yds
4 - Par 3 236 Yds 13 - Par 3 245 Yds
5 - Par 4 394 Yds 14 - Par 4 460 Yds
6 - Par 4 442 Yds 15 - Par 3 175 Yds
7 - Par 4 428 Yds 16 - Par 4 372 Yds
8 - Par 5 560 Yds 17 - Par 4 419 Yds
9 - Par 3 169 Yds 18 - Par 4 467 Yds
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36 3,572 Yds 36 3,694 Yds
Annual: 9th
Defending Champion: Tiger Woods
Runner-Up: Brett Wetterich
Tournament Record: 261 (Tiger Woods, 2006)
54-Hole Record: 194 (Tiger Woods, 2006)
36-Hole Record: 127 (Tiger Woods, 2006)
18-Hole Record: 62 (Retief Goosen, Sergio Garcia, 2002 - Mt Juliet, Ireland)
Course Record: 61 (Stephen Ames, 2000 - Doral-Ryder Open)
Total Purse: $8,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,350,000; 2nd Place - $800,000; 3rd Place - $460,000
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Tiger Woods 278 Aaron Baddeley 283
Brett Wetterich 280 Niclas Fasth 283
Robert Allenby 282 Nick O'Hern 283
Sergio Garcia 282 Paul Casey 284
Geoff Ogilvy 282 Zach Johnson 284
Past WGC-CA Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Tiger Woods (278) -- Brett Wetterich
(Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Blue Course, Doral, Florida)
2006 Tiger Woods (261) -- Ian Poulter, Adam Scott
(The Grove, Hertfordshire, England)
2005 *Tiger Woods (270) -- John Daly
(Harding Park Golf Course, San Francisco, California)
2004 Ernie Els (270) -- Thomas Bjorn
(Mount Juliet Conrad, Kilkenny, Ireland)
2003 Tiger Woods (274) -- Stuart Appleby, Tim Herron, Vijay Singh
(Capital City Club, Woodstock, Georgia)
2002 Tiger Woods (263) -- Retief Goosen
(Mount Juliet Estate, Kilkenny, Ireland)
2001 Not held due to the tragedies of September 11
2000 Mike Weir (277) -- Lee Westwood
(Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Spain)
1999 *Tiger Woods (278) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez
(Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Spain)
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called WGC-American Express Championship (1999-2006).



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