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MERCEDES-BENZ HAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES






DATES:  January 8th - Sunday, January 11th
SITE:  Kapalua Resort (Plantation Course), Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore (1991)
PAR:  73
YARDAGE:  7,411
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 520 yds 10 - Par 4 354 yds
  2 - Par 3 218 yds 11 - Par 3 164 yds
  3 - Par 4 380 yds 12 - Par 4 420 yds
  4 - Par 4 382 yds 13 - Par 4 407 yds
  5 - Par 5 532 yds 14 - Par 4 305 yds
  6 - Par 4 398 yds 15 - Par 5 555 yds
  7 - Par 4 516 yds 16 - Par 4 365 yds
  8 - Par 3 203 yds 17 - Par 4 508 yds
  9 - Par 5 521 yds 18 - Par 5 663 yds
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  36 3,670 Yds 37 3,741 Yds
Annual: 57th
Defending Champion: Daniel Chopra
Runner-Up: Steve Stricker
Tournament Record: 261 (Ernie Els, 2003)
54-Hole Record: 194 (Ernie Els, 2003)
36-Hole Record: 129 (Ernie Els, 2003)
Course Record: 62 (K.J. Choi, 2003)
Total Purse: $5,500,000
Shares: 1st Place - $1,100,000; 2nd Place - $650,000; 3rd Place - $430,000
Past Mercedes-Benz Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Daniel Chopra (274) -- Steve Stricker
2007 Vijay Singh (278) -- Adam Scott
2006 *Stuart Appleby (284) -- Vijay Singh
2005 Stuart Appleby (271) -- Jonathan Kaye
2004 Stuart Appleby (270) -- Vijay Singh
2003 Ernie Els (261) -- Rocco Mediate, K.J. Choi
2002 *Sergio Garcia (274) -- David Toms
2001 Jim Furyk (274) -- Rory Sabbatini
2000 *Tiger Woods (276) -- Ernie Els
1999 David Duval (266) -- Mark O'Meara, Billy Mayfair
1998 Phil Mickelson (271) -- Mark O'Meara, Tiger Woods
1997 *#Tiger Woods (202) -- Tom Lehman
1996 Mark O'Meara (271) -- Nick Faldo, Scott Hoch
1995 *Steve Elkington (278) -- Bruce Lietzke
1994 *Phil Mickelson (276) -- Fred Couples
1993 Davis Love III (272) -- Tom Kite
1992 *Steve Elkington (279) -- Brad Faxon
1991 Tom Kite (272) -- Lanny Wadkins
1990 Paul Azinger (272) -- Ian Baker-Finch
1989 Steve Jones (279) -- David Frost, Jay Haas
1988 #Steve Pate (202) -- Larry Nelson
1987 Mac O'Grady (278) -- Rick Fehr
1986 Calvin Peete (267) -- Mark O'Meara
1985 Tom Kite (275) -- Mark McCumber
1984 Tom Watson (274) -- Bruce Lietzke
1983 Lanny Wadkins (280) -- Ray Floyd
1982 Lanny Wadkins (280) -- Andy Bean, David Graham, Craig Stadler,
Ron Streck
1981 Lee Trevino (273) -- Ray Floyd
1980 Tom Watson (276) -- Jim Colbert
1979 Tom Watson (275) -- Bruce Lietzke, Jerry Pate
1978 Gary Player (281) -- Andy North, Lee Trevino
1977 *Jack Nicklaus (281) -- Bruce Lietzke
1976 Don January (277) -- Hubert Green
1975 *Al Geiberger (277) -- Gary Player
1974 Johnny Miller (280) -- Bud Allin, John Mahaffey
1973 Jack Nicklaus (276) -- Lee Trevino
1972 *Bobby Mitchell (280) -- Jack Nicklaus
1971 Jack Nicklaus (279) -- Bruce Devlin, Gary Player, Dave Stockton
1970 Frank Beard (273) -- Billy Casper, Tony Jacklin, Gary Player
1969 Gary Player (284) -- Lee Trevino
1968 Don January (276) -- Julius Boros
1967 Frank Beard (278) -- Arnold Palmer
1966 *Arnold Palmer (277) -- Gay Brewer
1965 Arnold Palmer (277) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
1964 Jack Nicklaus (279) -- Al Geiberger, Doug Sanders
1963 Jack Nicklaus (273) -- Tony Lema, Arnold Palmer
1962 Arnold Palmer (276) -- Billy Casper
1961 Sam Snead (273) -- Tommy Bolt
1960 Jerry Barber (268) -- Jay Hebert
1959 Mike Souchak (281) -- Art Wall
1958 Stan Leonard (275) -- Billy Casper
1957 Gene Littler (285) -- Billy Casper, Jimmy Demaret, Dow Finsterwald,
Billy Maxwell
1956 Gene Littler (281) -- Cary Middlecoff
1955 Gene Littler (280) -- Jerry Barber, Pete Cooper, Bob Toski
1954 Art Wall (278) -- Al Besselink, Lloyd Mangrum
1953 Al Besselink (280) -- Chandler Harper
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain Shortened
Note: Formerly called Tournament of Champions (1953-74), MONY Tournament of
Champions (1975-89), Infiniti Tournament of Champions (1990-93), Mercedes Championships (1994-2006).
 

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