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HP BYRON NELSON CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Thursday, May 21st through Sunday, May 24th
SITE:  Tournament Players Club-Four Seasons Resort, Las Colinas, Irving, Texas
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Jay Morrish (1985), Ben Crenshaw/Byron Nelson (Consultants) D.A. Weibring/Steve Wolfard (2007-08), JJ Henry and Harrison Frazar
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  7,166
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 458 yds 10 - Par 4 435 yds
2 - Par 3 221 yds 11 - Par 4 323 yds
3 - Par 4 528 yds 12 - Par 4 455 yds
4 - Par 4 431 yds 13 - Par 3 180 yds
5 - Par 3 174 yds 14 - Par 4 406 yds
6 - Par 4 448 yds 15 - Par 4 504 yds
7 - Par 5 542 yds 16 - Par 5 546 yds
8 - Par 4 461 yds 17 - Par 3 198 yds
9 - Par 4 427 yds 18 - Par 4 429 yds
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35 3,690 yds 35 3,476 yds
Annual: 56th
Defending Champion: Adam Scott
Runner-Up: Ryan Moore
Tournament Record: 262 (Loren Roberts, Steve Pate, 1999)
54-Hole Record: 194 (Loren Roberts, 1999)
36-Hole Record: 128 (Lee Rinker, Tiger Woods, 1997;
Steve Pate, Tiger Woods, 1999)
TPC Course Record: 61 (Billy Mayfair, 1993; Charlie Rymer, 1996;
Justin Leonard, 2001)
18-Hole Record: 60 (Sam Snead, 1957 - Glen Lakes Country Club;
Arron Oberholser, 2006 - Cottonwood Valley)
Total Purse: $6,500,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,170,000; 2nd Place - $702,000; 3rd Place - $442,000
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Adam Scott * 273 Carl Pettersson 278
Ryan Moore 273 Six players at 279
Bart Bryant 277
Nicholas Thompson 278
Mark Hensby 278
* - Won in Playoff
Past HP Byron Nelson Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 *Adam Scott (273) -- Ryan Moore
2007 Scott Verplank (267) -- Luke Donald
2006 Brett Wetterich (268) -- Trevor Immelman
2005 Ted Purdy (265) -- Sean O'Hair
2004 *Sergio Garcia (270) -- Robert Damron, Dudley Hart
2003 Vijay Singh (265) -- Nick Price
2002 Shigeki Maruyama (266) -- Ben Crane
2001 *Robert Damron (263) -- Scott Verplank
2000 *Jesper Parnevik (269) -- Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III
1999 *Loren Roberts (262) -- Steve Pate
1998 John Cook (265) -- Fred Couples, Hal Sutton, Harrison Frazar
1997 Tiger Woods (263) -- Lee Rinker
1996 Phil Mickelson (265) -- Craig Parry
1995 Ernie Els (263) -- Mike Heinen, D.A. Weibring, Robin Freeman
1994 *#Neal Lancaster (132) -- David Ogrin, David Edwards, Mark Carnevale,
Tom Byrum, Yoshinori Mizumaki
1993 Scott Simpson (270) -- Corey Pavin, D.A. Weibring
1992 *#Billy Ray Brown (199) -- Ray Floyd, Ben Crenshaw, Bruce Lietzke
1991 Nick Price (270) -- Craig Stadler
1990 #Payne Stewart (202) -- Lanny Wadkins
1989 *Jodie Mudd (265) -- Larry Nelson
1988 *Bruce Lietzke (271) -- Clarence Rose
1987 *Fred Couples (266) -- Mark Calcavecchia
1986 Andy Bean (269) -- Mark Wiebe
1985 *Bob Eastwood (272) -- Payne Stewart
1984 Craig Stadler (276) -- David Edwards
1983 Ben Crenshaw (273) -- Hal Sutton, Brad Bryant
1982 Bob Gilder (266) -- Curtis Strange
1981 *Bruce Lietzke (281) -- Tom Watson
1980 Tom Watson (274) -- Bill Rogers
1979 *Tom Watson (275) -- Bill Rogers
1978 Tom Watson (272) -- Lee Trevino
1977 Ray Floyd (276) -- Ben Crenshaw
1976 Mark Hayes (273) -- Don Bies
1975 Tom Watson (269) -- Bob E. Smith
1974 Buddy Allin (269) -- Charles Coody, Homero Blancas, Lee Trevino,
Tom Watson
1973 *Lanny Wadkins (277) -- Dan Sikes
1972 *Chi Chi Rodriguez (273) -- Billy Casper
1971 Jack Nicklaus (274) -- Jerry McGee, Frank Beard
1970 *Jack Nicklaus (274) -- Arnold Palmer
1969 Bruce Devlin (277) -- Frank Beard, Bruce Crampton
1968 Miller Barber (270) -- Kermit Zarley
1967 Bert Yancey (274) -- Roberto de Vicenzo
1966 Roberto de Vicenzo (276) -- Ray Floyd, Joe Campbell, Harold Henning
1965 Not Held
1964 Charles Coody (271) -- Jerry Edwards
1963 Not Held
1962 Billy Maxwell (277) -- Johnny Pott
1961 Earl Stewart, Jr. (278) -- Gay Brewer, Doug Sanders, Arnold Palmer
1960 *Johnny Pott (275) -- Bo Winninger, Ted Kroll
1959 Julius Boros (274) -- Earl Stewart Jr, Dow Finsterwald, Bo Winninger
1958 *Sam Snead (272) -- Gary Player, Julius Boros, John McMullin
1957 Sam Snead (264) -- Billy Maxwell, Cary Middlecoff, Bob Inman
1956 *Peter Thomson (267) -- Gene Littler, Cary Middlecoff
1956 Don January (268) -- Dow Finsterwald, Doug Ford
1955 Not Held
1954 Not Held
1953 Not Held
1952 Not Held
1951 Not Held
1950 Not Held
1949 Not Held
1948 Not Held
1947 Not Held
1946 Ben Hogan (284) -- Herman Keiser, Paul Runyan
1945 Sam Snead (276) -- Harold McSpaden
1944 Byron Nelson (276) -- Harold McSpaden
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called EDS Byron Nelson Championship (2003-08),
Verizon Byron Nelson Classic (2001-02), GTE Byron Nelson Classic (1988-2000), Byron Nelson Golf Classic (1968-87), Dallas Open (1944-67). The event was held twice in 1956 (May and June).



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