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WGC-CA CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Thursday, March 12th through Sunday, March 15th
SITE:  Doral Golf Resort and Spa (Blue Course), Doral, Florida
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Dick Wilson and Robert Von Hagge (1962), Raymond Floyd and Ted McAnlis (1996), Jim McLean (2000), PGA Tour/Doral (2006)
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: 10th
Defending Champion: Geoff Ogilvy
Runner-Up: Jim Furyk, Retief Goosen, Vijay Singh
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: $8,500,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,434,375; 2nd Place - $850,000; 3rd Place - $478,125
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Geoff Ogilvy 271 Steve Stricker 275
Jim Furyk 272 Nick O'Hern 275
Retief Goosen 272 Graeme Storm 275
Vijay Singh 272 Zach Johnson 276
Tiger Woods 273 Adam Scott 276
Past WGC-CA Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Geoff Ogilvy (271) -- Jim Furyk, Retief Goosen, Vijay Singh
(Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Blue Course, Doral, Florida)
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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