Deutsche Bank Championship

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Deutsche Bank Championship
Tournament information
Location Norton, Massachusetts
Established 2003, 11 years ago
Course(s) TPC Boston
Par 71
Length 7,214 yards (6,596 m)
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund $8.0 million
Month played August/September
Tournament record score
Aggregate 262 Vijay Singh (2008)
262 Charley Hoffman (2010)
262 Henrik Stenson (2013)
To par −22 Vijay Singh (2008)
−22 Charley Hoffman (2010)
−22 Henrik Stenson (2013)
Current champion
Sweden Henrik Stenson
TPC Boston is located in United States
TPC Boston
TPC Boston
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Location in the United States
TPC Boston is located in Massachusetts
TPC Boston
TPC Boston
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Location in Massachusetts

The Deutsche Bank Championship is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour, held annually over the Labor Day weekend. The tournament made its debut in 2003 and is held at the Tournament Players Club of Boston in Norton, Massachusetts, south-southwest of Boston. Unlike most PGA Tour events which are played Thursday through Sunday, this tournament is played Friday through Monday, with the final round on Labor Day.

The tournament became part of the FedEx Cup playoffs in 2007, with an accompanying $1.5 million increase in the purse to $7 million. The top 100 players in the FedEx Cup points list qualify for the event. FedEx Cup points are amassed during the regular PGA Tour season and in the first playoff event, The Barclays, which takes place the previous week. The purse for 2012 is $8 million with $1.44 million to the winner. The title sponsor, Deutsche Bank, has announced it will sponsor this event in Boston through 2012.[1]

The event is currently managed by the Tiger Woods Foundation.[2]

Television[edit]

With the tournament's odd scheduling, ending on a Monday, network coverage has always taken place on Sunday and Monday, instead of the usual Saturday and Sunday used at all other events. Cable networks have always covered the Friday and Saturday rounds. The event's first network partner was ABC Sports, which covered the Championship from 2003–06, though the 2006 event was covered under the "ESPN on ABC" banner. Since 2007, the event has been covered by NBC Sports, though the 2011 and 2012 events were covered under the "Golf Channel on NBC" banner.

Winners[edit]

Year Player Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
2014 Aug 29–Sep 1 8,000,000 1,440,000
2013 Henrik Stenson  Sweden 67-63-66-66=262 −22 2 strokes 8,000,000 1,440,000
2012 Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 65-65-67-67=264 −20 1 stroke 8,000,000 1,440,000
2011 Webb Simpson  United States 69-68-67-65=269 −15 Playoff1 8,000,000 1,440,000
2010 Charley Hoffman  United States 64-67-69-62=262 −22 5 strokes 7,500,000 1,350,000
2009 Steve Stricker  United States 63-72-65-67=267 −17 1 stroke 7,500,000 1,350,000
2008 Vijay Singh (2)  Fiji 64-66-69-63=262 −22 5 strokes 7,000,000 1,260,000
2007 Phil Mickelson  United States 70-64-68-66=268 −16 2 strokes 7,000,000 1,260,000
2006 Tiger Woods  United States 66-72-67-63=268 −16 2 strokes 5,500,000 990,000
2005 Olin Browne  United States 68-65-70-67=270 −14 1 stroke 5,500,000 990,000
2004 Vijay Singh  Fiji 68-63-68-69=268 −16 3 strokes 5,000,000 900,000
2003 Adam Scott  Australia 69-62-67-66=264 −20 4 strokes 5,000,000 900,000

1Sudden-death playoff in 2011 was won on the second extra hole.

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Coordinates: 41°58′55″N 71°13′23″W / 41.982°N 71.223°W / 41.982; -71.223