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CORONA CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES




DATES:  Thursday, April 23rd through Sunday, April 26th
SITE:  Tres Marias Residential Golf Club, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Jack Nicklaus (2004)
PAR:  73
YARDAGE:  6,539
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 376 Yds 10 - Par 5 466 Yds
2 - Par 4 435 Yds 11 - Par 4 325 Yds
3 - Par 3 161 Yds 12 - Par 4 374 Yds
4 - Par 4 394 Yds 13 - Par 3 141 Yds
5 - Par 5 521 Yds 14 - Par 3 170 Yds
6 - Par 3 134 Yds 15 - Par 4 434 Yds
7 - Par 4 353 Yds 16 - Par 5 541 Yds
8 - Par 5 499 Yds 17 - Par 4 355 Yds
9 - Par 4 354 Yds 18 - Par 5 506 Yds
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36 3,227 Yds 37 3,312 Yds
Annual: 5th
Defending Champion: Lorena Ochoa
Runner-Up: Song-Hee Kim
Tournament Record: 267 (Lorena Ochoa, 2008)
54-Hole Record: 198 (Lorena Ochoa, 2008)
36-Hole Record: 132 (Lorena Ochoa, 2008)
Course Record: 64 (Lorena Ochoa, 2006, 2007; Inbee Park, 2008)
Total Purse: $1,300,000
Shares: 1st Place - $195,000; 2nd Place - $118,722; 3rd Place - $86,125
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Lorena Ochoa 267 Na Yeon Choi 280
Song-Hee Kim 278 Kristy McPherson 283
Karine Icher 279 Sun Young Yoo 286
Inbee Park 279 Nina Reis 287
Carin Koch 280 Carolina Llano 287
Past Corona Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Lorena Ochoa (267) -- Song-Hee Kim
2007 Silvia Cavalleri (272) -- Lorena Ochoa, Julieta Granada
2006 Lorena Ochoa (272) -- Julieta Granada
2005 Carin Koch (279) -- Karine Icher
NOTE: Formerly called Corona Morelia Championship (2005-06).



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