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HONDA CLASSIC RELATED STORIES






DATES:  Thursday, March 5th through Sunday, March 8th
SITE:  PGA National Resort and Spa (Champion Course), Palm Beach Gardens, FL
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Tom and George Fazio (1981), Jack Nicklaus (1990, 2002)
PAR:  70
YARDAGE:  7,158
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 365 Yds 10 - Par 4 508 Yds
2 - Par 4 464 Yds 11 - Par 4 450 Yds
3 - Par 5 538 Yds 12 - Par 4 427 Yds
4 - Par 4 376 Yds 13 - Par 4 388 Yds
5 - Par 3 217 Yds 14 - Par 4 465 Yds
6 - Par 4 479 Yds 15 - Par 3 179 Yds
7 - Par 3 226 Yds 16 - Par 4 434 Yds
8 - Par 4 427 Yds 17 - Par 3 190 Yds
9 - Par 4 421 Yds 18 - Par 5 604 Yds
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35 3,513 Yds 35 3,645 Yds
Annual: 37th
Defending Champion: Ernie Els
Runner-Up: Jose Coceres, Boo Weekley, Camilo Villegas
Tournament Record: 264 (Justin Leonard, 2003)
54-Hole Record: 196 (Davis Love III, 2003)
36-Hole Record: 128 (Dan Pohl, 1989)
18-Hole Record: 62 (Hale Irwin, 1979 - Inverrary G&CC)
(Dan Pohl, 1989; Tim Herron, 1996 - TPC at Eagle Trace)
(Jerry Kelly, Adam Scott, 2003 - Mirasol - Sunset Course)
Course Record: 64 (Luke Donald, 2008)
Total Purse: $5,500,000
Shares: 1st Place - $990,000; 2nd Place - $594,000; 3rd Place - $374,000
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Ernie Els 274 Matt Jones 277
Luke Donald 275 Alex Cejka 278
Nathan Green 276 Brian Davis 278
Robert Allenby 277 Matthew Goggin 278
Mark Calcavecchia 277 Michael Letzig 278
John Mallinger 278
Past Honda Classic Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Ernie Els (274) -- Luke Donald
2007 *Mark Wilson (275) -- Jose Coceres, Boo Weekley, Camilo Villegas
2006 Luke Donald (276) -- Geoff Ogilvy
2005 *Padraig Harrington (274) -- Vijay Singh, Joe Ogilvie
2004 Todd Hamilton (276) -- Davis Love III
2003 Justin Leonard (264) -- Chad Campbell, Davis Love III
2002 Matt Kuchar (269) -- Brad Faxon, Joey Sindelar
2001 Jesper Parnevik (270) -- Craig Perks, Mark Calcavecchia, Geoff Ogilvy
2000 Dudley Hart (269) -- J.P. Hayes, Kevin Wentworth
1999 Vijay Singh (277) -- Payne Stewart
1998 Mark Calcavecchia (270) -- Vijay Singh
1997 Stuart Appleby (274) -- Michael Bradley, Payne Stewart
1996 Tim Herron (271) -- Mark McCumber
1995 Mark O'Meara (275) -- Nick Faldo
1994 Nick Price (276) -- Craig Parry
1993 *#Fred Couples (207) -- Robert Gamez
1992 *Corey Pavin (273) -- Fred Couples
1991 Steve Pate (279) -- Paul Azinger, Dan Halldorson
1990 John Huston (282) -- Mark Calcavecchia
1989 Blaine McCallister (266) -- Payne Stewart
1988 Joey Sindelar (276) -- Ed Fiori, Sandy Lyle, Payne Stewart
1987 Mark Calcavecchia (279) -- Bernhard Langer, Payne Stewart
1986 Kenny Knox (287) -- Andy Bean, John Mahaffey, Jodie Mudd, Clarence Rose
1985 *Curtis Strange (275) -- Peter Jacobsen
1984 *Bruce Lietzke (280) -- Andy Bean
1983 Johnny Miller (278) -- Jack Nicklaus
1982 Hale Irwin (269) -- Jack Nicklaus, Denis Watson
1981 Tom Kite (274) -- Jack Nicklaus
1980 Johnny Miller (274) -- Charles Coody, Bruce Lietzke
1979 Larry Nelson (274) -- Grier Jones
1978 Jack Nicklaus (276) -- Grier Jones
1977 Jack Nicklaus (275) -- Gary Player
1976 @Jack Nicklaus (269) -- J.C.Snead (Tournament Players Championship)
1975 Bob Murphy (273) -- Eddie Pearce
1974 Leonard Thompson (278) -- Hale Irwin
1973 Lee Trevino (279) -- Forrest Fezler
1972 Tom Weiskopf (278) -- Jack Nicklaus
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
@ - Tournament Players Championship
Note: Formerly called Honda Inverrary Classic (1982-83), American Motors
Inverrary Classic (1981), Jackie Gleason's Inverrary Classic (1974-80), Jackie Gleason's Inverrary National Airlines Classic (1973) and Jackie Gleason's Inverrary Classic (1972). Inverrary Golf and Country Club served as host to the Tournament Players Championship in 1976.



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