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THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES







DATES:  Thursday, September 25th through Sunday, September 28th
SITE:  East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Tom Bendelow (1908), Donald Ross (1913), George Cobb (1959), Rees Jones (1994)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  7,304
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 424 yds 10 - Par 4 469 yds
2 - Par 3 214 yds 11 - Par 3 197 yds
3 - Par 4 387 yds 12 - Par 4 391 yds
4 - Par 4 440 yds 13 - Par 4 476 yds
5 - Par 4 520 yds 14 - Par 4 442 yds
6 - Par 3 209 yds 15 - Par 5 525 yds
7 - Par 4 434 yds 16 - Par 4 481 yds
8 - Par 4 405 yds 17 - Par 4 455 yds
9 - Par 5 600 yds 18 - Par 3 235 yds
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35 3,633 Yds 35 3,671 Yds
Annual: 22nd
Defending Champion: Tiger Woods (Not Defending)
Runner-Up: Mark Calcavecchia, Zach Johnson
Tournament Record: 257 (Tiger Woods, 2007)
54-Hole Record: 191 (Tiger Woods, 2007)
36-Hole Record: 127 (Tiger Woods, 2007)
Course Record: 60 (Zach Johnson, 2007)
Total Purse: $7,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,260,000; 2nd Place - $756,000; 3rd Place - $480,000
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Tiger Woods 257 Scott Verplank 269
Mark Calcavecchia 265 Tim Clark 270
Zach Johnson 265 Vijay Singh 270
Sergio Garcia 266 Rory Sabbatini 271
Hunter Mahan 269 Camilo Villegas 271
Past THE TOUR Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Tiger Woods (257) -- Mark Calcavecchia, Zach Johnson
2006 Adam Scott (269) -- Jim Furyk
2005 Bart Bryant (263) -- Tiger Woods
2004 Retief Goosen (269) -- Tiger Woods
2003 Chad Campbell (268) -- Charles Howell III
2002 Vijay Singh (268) -- Charles Howell III
2001 *Mike Weir (270) -- Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, David Toms
2000 Phil Mickelson (267) -- Tiger Woods
1999 Tiger Woods (269) -- Davis Love III
1998 *Hal Sutton (274) -- Vijay Singh
1997 David Duval (273) -- Jim Furyk
1996 Tom Lehman (268) -- Brad Faxon
1995 Billy Mayfair (280) -- Steve Elkington, Corey Pavin
1994 *Mark McCumber (274) -- Fuzzy Zoeller
1993 Jim Gallagher Jr (277) -- David Frost, John Huston, Greg Norman,
Scott Simpson
1992 Paul Azinger (276) -- Lee Janzen, Corey Pavin
1991 *Craig Stadler (279) -- Russ Cochran
1990 *Jodie Mudd (273) -- Billy Mayfair
1989 *Tom Kite (276) -- Payne Stewart
1988 *Curtis Strange (279) -- Tom Kite
1987 Tom Watson (268) -- Chip Beck
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called Nabisco Championships (1989-90), Nabisco Golf
Championships (1988), Nabisco Championships of Golf (1987).



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