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August 10, 2009
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August 10, 2009

Teeing Off

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Buick Open purse reaches $3.1 million; Billy Mayfair sets the course record at Warwick Hills with a 61, a score matched by Woods in '05.

Woods wins his first Buick Open.

Purse reaches $4 million.

Woods wins his second Buick Open and earns his 50th career victory to become, at 30, the youngest to reach that milestone.

Buick Open reaches more than $10 million in charitable donations.

Buick discontinues its sponsorship, and unable to find a new partner, the tournament comes to an end. Woods returns after a two-year absence and walks off with the $918,000 first-place check while tying Singh's mark for most Buick Open titles.

3 Tiger's Bank

In 24 starts at Tour events sponsored by Buick (one as an amateur) Tiger Woods has earned $9.37 million. Here's how he's done it.

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