2005 WGC-NEC Invitational
Tournament information
Dates August 18–21, 2005
Location Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Course(s) Firestone Country Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
Statistics
Par 70
Length 7,360
Field 72 players
Cut None
Prize fund $7,500,000
Winner's share $1,300,000
Champion
Tiger Woods
274 (–6)
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The 2005 WGC-NEC Invitational was a golf tournament that was contested from August 18–21, 2005 over the South Course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. It was the seventh WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tournament, and the second of four World Golf Championships events held in 2005.

World number 1 Tiger Woods won the tournament to claim his ninth World Golf Championships title, which was his fourth Invitational title. He won by one shot over Chris DiMarco, at 6-under par 274.

Round summaries

First round

# Player Country Score To par
T1 Vijay Singh  Fiji 66 –4
Henrik Stenson  Sweden
Tiger Woods  United States
T4 Chris DiMarco  United States 67 –3
Nick Dougherty  England
Davis Love III  United States
T7 Stuart Appleby  Australia 68 –2
Sergio García  Spain
Nick O'Hern  Australia
T10 Luke Donald  England 69 –1
Phil Mickelson  United States
Chris Riley  United States

Second round

# Player Country Score To par
T1 Luke Donald  England 69-67=136 –4
Tiger Woods  United States 66-70=136
T3 Thomas Bjørn  Denmark 70-67=137 –3
Chris DiMarco  United States 67-70=137
Paul McGinley  Ireland 71-66=137
Vijay Singh  Fiji 66-71=137
Henrik Stenson  Sweden 66-71=137
T8 Stuart Appleby  Australia 68-70=138 –2
Sergio García  Spain 68-70=138
David Howell  England 70-68=138
Justin Leonard  United States 72-66=138
David Toms  United States 71-67=138

Third round

# Player Country Score To par
T1 Kenny Perry  United States 70-69-64=203 –7
Tiger Woods  United States 66-70-67=203
3 Paul McGinley  Ireland 71-66-67=204 –6
T4 Stuart Appleby  Australia 68-70-67=205 –5
Sergio García  Spain 68-70-67=205
6 José María Olazábal  Spain 72-68-66=206 –4
T7 Chris DiMarco  United States 67-70-70=207 –3
Ryan Palmer  United States 72-68-67=207
David Toms  United States 71-67-69=207
T10 David Howell  England 70-68-70=208 –2
Lee Westwood  England 73-72-63=208

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 Tiger Woods  United States 66-70-67-71=274 –6 1,300,000
2 Chris DiMarco  United States 67-70-70-68=275 –5 750,000
T3 Paul McGinley  Ireland 71-66-67-72=276 –4 353,667
Ryan Palmer  United States 72-68-67-69=276
Vijay Singh  Fiji 66-71-72-67=276
T6 Luke Donald  England 69-67-74-67=277 –3 200,000
David Howell  England 70-68-70-69=277
Kenny Perry  United States 70-69-64-74=277
T9 Zach Johnson  United States 70-70-69-69=278 –2 135,000
Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 70-72-68-68=278
José María Olazábal  Spain 72-68-66-72=278
David Toms  United States 71-67-69-71=278

External links

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