2000 WGC-NEC Invitational

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2000 WGC-NEC Invitational
Tournament information
Dates August 24–27, 2000
Location Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Course(s) Firestone Country Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,139
Field 37 players
Cut None
Prize fund $5,000,000
Winner's share $1,000,000
Champion
United States Tiger Woods
259 (–21)

The 2000 WGC-NEC Invitational was a golf tournament from August 24–27, 2000 over the South Course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. It was the second WGC-NEC Invitational tournament, and the second of four World Golf Championships events in 2000.

World number 1 Tiger Woods won the tournament to retain the WGC-NEC Invitational and claim his third World Golf Championships title. He won by an eleven-stroke margin, and set the tournament record for aggregate score (259) and score to-par (−21), having tied José María Olazábal's course record of 61 in the second round.

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Tiger Woods  United States 64 –6
2 Jim Furyk  United States 65 –5
T3 Darren Clarke  Northern Ireland 66 –4
Carlos Franco  Paraguay
Justin Leonard  United States
Phil Mickelson  United States
Phillip Price  Wales
Lee Westwood  England
T9 Stuart Appleby  Australia 67 –3
Ernie Els  South Africa
José María Olazábal  Spain
Loren Roberts  United States

Second round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Tiger Woods  United States 64-61=125 –15
2 Phil Mickelson  United States 66-66=132 –8
3 Justin Leonard  United States 66-67=133 –7
4 Jim Furyk  United States 65=69=134 –6
T5 Phillip Price  Wales 66-69=135 –5
Lee Westwood  England 66-69=135
T7 Loren Roberts  United States 67-69=136 –4
Hal Sutton  United States 68-68=136
T9 Stuart Appleby  Australia 67-70=137 –3
Darren Clarke  Northern Ireland 66-71=137

Third round[edit]

# Player Country Score To par
1 Tiger Woods  United States 64-61-67=192 –18
T2 Phil Mickelson  United States 66-66-69=201 –9
Phillip Price  Wales 66-69-66=201
Hal Sutton  United States 68-68-65=201
5 Loren Roberts  United States 67-69-66=202 –8
6 Jim Furyk  United States 65-69-69=203 –7
7 Justin Leonard  United States 66-67-71=204 –6
8 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 71-69-66=206 –4
T9 Stuart Appleby  Australia 67-70-70=207 –3
Andrew Coltart  Scotland 69-69-69=207
Ernie Els  South Africa 67-71-69=207

Final leaderboard[edit]

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 Tiger Woods  United States 64-61-67-67=259 –21 1,000,000
T2 Justin Leonard  United States 66-67-71-66=270 –10 437,500
Phillip Price  Wales 66-69-66-69=270
T4 Jim Furyk  United States 65-69-69-68=271 –9 243,333
Phil Mickelson  United States 66-66-69-70=271
Hal Sutton  United States 68-68-65-70=271
7 Stewart Cink  United States 72-69-68-63=272 –8 170,000
T8 Paul Azinger  United States 68-70-70-65=273 –7 147,500
Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 71-69-66-67=273
T10 Thomas Bjørn  Denmark 69-69-70-66=274 –6 125,000
José María Olazábal  Spain 67-73-69-65=274

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°00′29″N 81°30′29″W / 41.008°N 81.508°W / 41.008; -81.508