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Buick Invitational Championship Past Winners

Farmers Insurance Open Past Champions

Year Player Country Score To par 1st Prize ($) Purse ($)
Farmers Insurance Open
2010 Ben Crane United States 275 -13 954,000 5,300,000
Buick Invitational
2009 Nick Watney United States 277 -11 954,000 5,300,000
2008 Tiger Woods United States 269 -19 936,000 5,200,000
2007 Tiger Woods United States 273 -15 936,000 5,200,000
2006 Tiger Woods United States 278 -10 918,000 5,100,000
2005 Tiger Woods United States 272 -16 864,000 4,800,000
2004 John Daly United States 278 -10 864,000 4,800,000
2003 Tiger Woods United States 272 -16 810,000 4,500,000
2002 José María Olazábal  Spain 275 -13 648,000 3,600,000
2001 Phil Mickelson United States 269 -19 630,000 3,500,000
2000 Phil Mickelson United States 270 -18 540,000 3,000,000
1999 Tiger Woods United States 266 -22 486,000 2,700,000
1998 Scott Simpson United States 204* -12 378,000 2,100,000
1997 Mark O'Meara United States 275 -13 270,000 1,500,000
1996 Davis Love United States 269 -19 216,000 1,200,000
Buick Invitational of California
1995 Peter Jacobsen United States 269 -19 216,000 1,200,000
1994 Craig Stadler United States 268 -20 198,000 1,100,000
1993 Phil Mickelson United States 278 -10 180,000 1,000,000
1992 Steve Pate United States 200* -16 180,000 1,000,000
Shearson Lehman Brothers Open
1991 Jay Don Blake United States 268 -20 180,000 1,000,000
Shearson Lehman Hutton Open
1990 Dan Forsman United States 275 -13 162,000 900,000
1989 Greg Twiggs United States 271 -17 126,000 700,000
Shearson Lehman Hutton Andy Williams Open
1988 Steve Pate United States 269 -19 117,000 650,000
Shearson Lehman Brothers Andy Williams Open
1987 George Burns United States 266 -22 90,000 500,000
1986 Bob Tway United States 204* -12 81,000 450,000
Isuzu-Andy Williams San Diego Open
1985 Woody Blackburn United States 269 -19 72,000 400,000
1984 Gary Koch United States 272 -16 72,000 400,000
1983 Gary Hallberg United States 271 -17 54,000 300,000
Wickes-Andy Williams San Diego Open
1982 Johnny Miller United States 270 -18 54,000 300,000
1981 Bruce Lietzke United States 278 -10 45,000 250,000
Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational
1980 Tom Watson United States 275 -13 45,000 250,000
1979 Fuzzy Zoeller United States 282 -6 45,000 250,000
1978 Jay Haas United States 278 -10 40,000 200,000
1977 Tom Watson United States 269 -19 36,000 180,000
1976 J. C. Snead United States 272 -16 36,000 180,000
1975 J. C. Snead United States 279 -9 34,000 170,000
1974 Bobby Nichols United States 275 -13 34,000 170,000
1973 Bob Dickson United States 278 -10 34,000 170,000
1972 Paul Harney United States 275 -13 30,000 150,000
1971 George Archer United States 272 -16 30,000 150,000
1970 Pete Brown United States 275 -13 30,000 150,000
1969 Jack Nicklaus United States 284 -4 30,000 150,000
1968 Tom Weiskopf United States 273 -15 30,000 150,000
San Diego Open Invitational
1967 Bob Goalby United States 269 -15 13,200 71,000
1966 Billy Casper United States 268 -16 5,800 45,000
1965 Wes Ellis United States 267 -17 4,850 39,000
1964 Art Wall, Jr. United States 274 -6 4,300 30,000
1963 Gary Player  South Africa 270 -14 3,500 25,000
1962 Tommy Jacobs United States 277 -7 3,500 25,000
1961 Arnold Palmer United States 271 -13 2,800 22,500
1960 Mike Souchak United States 269 -19 2,800 22,500
1959 Marty Furgol  United States 274 -14 2,800 20,000
1958 No tournament
1957 Arnold Palmer  United States 271 -17 2,400 15,000
Convair-San Diego Open
1956 Bob Rosburg  United States 270 -18 2,400 15,000
1955 Tommy Bolt  United States 274 -14 2,400 15,000
San Diego Open
1954 Gene Littler (a)  United States 274 -14 2,400 15,000
1953 Tommy Bolt  United States 274 -14 2,000 10,000
1952 Ted Kroll  United States 276 -12 2,000 10,000
1930-51 No tournament
1929 Leo Diegel  United States 282 -2 750 2,500
1928 No tournament
1927 Leo Diegel  United States 214^   1,000 2,500

Buick Invitational Championship Multiple Winners

  • 6 wins
    • Tiger Woods: 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • 3 wins
    • Phil Mickelson: 1993, 2000, 2001
  • 2 wins
    • Tommy Bolt: 1953, 1955
    • Arnold Palmer: 1957, 1961
    • Steve Pate: 1988, 1992
    • J. C. Snead: 1975, 1976
    • Tom Watson: 1977, 1980

Upcoming Tournaments

Zurich Classic of New Orleans 2014
Apr 24 - Apr 27$6,800,000
Tres Marias Championship 2014
Apr 24 - Apr 27US$1,300,000
Wells Fargo Championship 2014
Apr 28 - May 04$1,242,000
Volvo China Open 2014
May 01 - May 04
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