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CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES







DATES:  Thursday, October 30th through Sunday, November 2nd
SITE:  Sonoma Golf Club, Sonoma, California
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Sam Whiting and Willie Watson (1926)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,103
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 386 Yds 10 - Par 4 425 Yds
2 - Par 5 552 Yds 11 - Par 4 359 Yds
3 - Par 4 409 Yds 12 - Par 4 427 Yds
4 - Par 3 204 Yds 13 - Par 5 587 Yds
5 - Par 4 431 Yds 14 - Par 3 215 Yds
6 - Par 4 417 Yds 15 - Par 4 436 Yds
7 - Par 3 219 Yds 16 - Par 5 541 Yds
8 - Par 5 596 Yds 17 - Par 3 142 Yds
9 - Par 4 345 Yds 18 - Par 4 412 Yds
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36 3,559 Yds 36 3,544 Yds
Annual: 19th
Defending Champion: Jim Thorpe (Not Defending)
Runner-Up: Fred Funk, Denis Watson
Tournament Record: 268 (Jim Thorpe, 2003, 2007)
54-Hole Record: 197 (Ray Floyd, 1992)
36-Hole Record: 130 (Jim Thorpe, 2003)
18-Hole Record: 63 (Bob Charles, 1991 - Hyatt Dorado Beach)
63 (Jay Sigel, 1994 - The Dunes Golf & Beach Club)
63 (Bruce Lietzke, 2001 - Gaillardia Golf & CC)
Course Record: 63 (Jim Thorpe, 2003; Jay Haas, 2005)
Total Purse: $2,500,000
Shares: 1st Place - $442,000; 2nd Place - $254,000; 3rd Place - $213,000
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Jim Thorpe 268 Eduardo Romero 273
Fred Funk 271 Tom Kite 274
Denis Watson 271 Keith Fergus 274
Mark McNulty 272 Hale Irwin 274
Tom Purtzer 273 Brad Bryant 275
Joe Ozaki 275
Past Charles Schwab Cup Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Jim Thorpe (268) -- Fred Funk, Denis Watson
2006 Jim Thorpe (271) -- Tom Kite
2005 Tom Watson (272) -- Jay Haas
2004 Mark McNulty (277) -- Tom Kite
2003 Jim Thorpe (268) -- Tom Watson
2002 Tom Watson (274) -- Gil Morgan
2001 Bob Gilder (277) -- Doug Tewell
2000 Tom Watson (270) -- John Jacobs
1999 Gary McCord (276) -- Larry Nelson, Bruce Fleisher
1998 Hale Irwin (274) -- Gil Morgan
1997 Gil Morgan (272) -- Hale Irwin
1996 Jay Sigel (279) -- Kermit Zarley
1995 Jim Colbert (282) -- Ray Floyd
1994 *Ray Floyd (273) -- Jim Albus
1993 Simon Hobday (199) -- Ray Floyd, Larry Gilbert
1992 Ray Floyd (197) -- George Archer, Dale Douglass
1991 Mike Hill (202) -- Jim Colbert
1990 *Mike Hill (201) -- Dale Douglass, Lee Trevino
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Previously called New York Life Champions (1990), Senior Tour
Championship (1991-92), Hyatt Senior Tour Champions (1993), Golf Magazine Senior Tour Championship (1994), Energizer Senior Tour Championship (1995-98), Ingersoll-Rand Senior Tour Championship (1999), IR Senior Tour Championship (2000), Senior Tour Championship at Gaillardia (2001-02).



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