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SAMSUNG WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES




DATES:  Thursday, September 17th through Sunday, September 20th
SITE:  Torrey Pines Golf Course (South Course), San Diego, California
COURSE ARCHITECT:  William P. Bell (1957), Rees Jones (2001 - redesign)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  6,721
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 415 yds 10 - Par 4 362 yds
2 - Par 4 362 yds 11 - Par 3 162 yds
3 - Par 3 160 yds 12 - Par 4 394 yds
4 - Par 4 388 yds 13 - Par 5 521 yds
5 - Par 4 393 yds 14 - Par 4 404 yds
6 - Par 5 518 yds 15 - Par 4 392 yds
7 - Par 4 424 yds 16 - Par 3 185 yds
8 - Par 3 163 yds 17 - Par 4 419 yds
9 - Par 5 535 yds 18 - Par 5 524 yds
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36 3,358 yds 36 3,363 yds
Annual: 29th
Defending Champion: Paula Creamer
Runner-Up: Song-Hee Kim
Tournament Record: 266 (Annika Sorenstam, 2002)
54-Hole Record: 200 (Grace Park, 2004)
36-Hole Record: 129 (Grace Park, 2004)
18-Hole Record: 62 (Grace Park, 2004 - BIGHORN Golf Club)
Total Purse: $1,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $250,000; 2nd Place - $156,250; 3rd Place - $105,000
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Paula Creamer 279 Angela Stanford 281
Song-Hee Kim 280 Katherine Hull 282
Suzann Pettersen 281 Eun-Hee Ji 283
Lorena Ochoa 281 Jiyai Shin 283
Juli Inkster 281 Cristie Kerr 285
Past Samsung World Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Paula Creamer (279) -- Song-Hee Kim
2007 Lorena Ochoa (270) -- Mi Hyun Kim
2006 Lorena Ochoa (272) -- Annika Sorenstam
2005 Annika Sorenstam (270) -- Paula Creamer
2004 Annika Sorenstam (270) -- Grace Park
2003 Sophie Gustafson (274) -- Beth Daniel, Rachel Teske
2002 Annika Sorenstam (266) -- Cristie Kerr
2001 Dorothy Delasin (277) -- Se Ri Pak, Karrie Webb
2000 Juli Inkster (274) -- Annika Sorenstam
1999 Se Ri Pak (280) -- Karrie Webb
1998 Juli Inkster (275) -- Annika Sorenstam
1997 *Juli Inkster (280) -- Kelly Robbins, Helen Alfredsson
1996 Annika Sorenstam (274) -- Helen Alfredsson
1995 *Annika Sorenstam (282) -- Laura Davies
1994 Beth Daniel (274) -- Elaine Crosby
1993 Dottie Pepper (283) -- Donna Andrews, Michelle McGann, Meg Mallon,
Sherri Steinhauer
1992 Not Held
1991 Meg Mallon (216) -- Dottie Pepper
1990 Cathy Gerring (278) -- Beth Daniel
1989 Betsy King (275) -- Pat Bradley, Patty Sheehan
1988 Rosie Jones (279) -- Liselotte Neumann
1987 Ayako Okamoto (282) -- Betsy King
1986 Pat Bradley (279) -- Nancy Lopez, Betsy King
1985 *Amy Alcott (274) -- Patty Sheehan
1984 Nancy Lopez (281) -- JoAnne Carner
1983 JoAnne Carner (282) -- Ayako Okamoto
1982 JoAnne Carner (284) -- Ayako Okamoto
1981 Beth Daniel (284) -- Jan Stephenson
1980 Beth Daniel (282) -- Nancy Lopez
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf
(1980-84), Nestle World Championship (1985-89), Trophee Urban-World Championship of Women's Golf (1990), Daikyo World Championship of Women's Golf (1991), World Championship of Women's Golf (1993-94).



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