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CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW RELATED STORIES




DATES:  Thursday, October 29th through Sunday, November 1st
SITE:  Sonoma Golf Club, Sonoma, California
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Sam Whiting and Willie Watson (1926)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,111
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 4 420 Yds
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36 3,559 Yds 36 3,552 Yds
Annual: 20th
Defending Champion: Andy Bean
Runner-Up: Gene Jones
Tournament Record: 268 (Jim Thorpe, 2003, 2007; Andy Bean, 2008)
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
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Andy Bean 268 Mark McNulty 280
Gene Jones 277 Jeff Sluman 280
Brad Bryant 278 D.A. Weibring 280
Loren Roberts 279 Tom Jenkins 280
David Eger 280 Nick Price 280
Past Charles Schwab Cup Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Andy Bean (268) -- Gene Jones
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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