Tournament information WHEN: Today-Sunday.
WHERE: River Course at Kingsmill Resort and Spa in Williamsburg.
PAR: 71. YARDAGE: 6,315.
PURSE: $2.2 million, $330,000
to first place.
FIELD: 144 players.
TV: Friday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m. on ESPN2; Sunday, 3-5 p.m. on ESPN2.
For information on tickets and parking, go to michelobultraopen.com.
Previous winners 2003
Champion: Grace Park (-9)
Runners-up: Karrie Webb, Lorena Ochoa, Cristie Kerr (-8)
In the inaugural event, Webb charged late with a final-round 67, but Park dropped an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole to avoid a four-way playoff. The winner's purse was only $240,000 back then.
Champion: Se Ri Pak (-9)
Runners-up: Juli Inkster, Lorena Ochoa (-7)
The future Hall of Famer was four shots behind Cristie Kerr and Ochoa going into Sunday, but her final-round 65 turned everything around. The winner's share was bumped to $330,000 that year, second on the tour.
Champion: Cristie Kerr (-8)
Runner-up: Jill McGill (-3)
Only seven players in the entire tournament broke par, and Kerr won easily despite a final-round 72. Annika Sorenstam uncharacteristically shot a 76 on Thursday and a 74 on Sunday. She'd have better days at Kingsmill, to be sure.
Champion: Karrie Webb (-14)
Runners-up: Hee-Won Han, Lorena Ochoa (-7)
Not even awful weather conditions could slow Webb down. The Hall of Famer made this one fairly routine by leading wire-to-wire and breaking the tournament record. Ochoa finished T-2 for the third time in four years.
Champion: Suzann Pettersen (-10)
Runner-up: Jee Young Lee (-10)
The first and only time Michelob went to a playoff, Pettersen made a short putt for par on her third trip to No. 18 — seconds after Lee missed from a couple feet — for her first career tournament win. Four more followed in '07.
Champion: Annika Sorenstam (-19)
Runners-up: Allison Fouch, Karen Stupples, Christina Kim, Jeong Jang (-12)
In every year but 2006, 12-under would have been good enough to win. Not this time, as Sorenstam shot four straight rounds in the 60s. Two days after this victory, she announced her retirement.
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