June 7, 2005
Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh scheduled for Buick Open
Grand Blanc, Michigan – Buick has announced that Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh are scheduled to play in the 2005 Buick Open, which will be held July 25 to 31 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc, Michigan.
Woods, who has an endorsement agreement with Buick and who won the event in 2002, will be making his seventh appearance at the Buick Open. Singh is the defending champion who also won it in 1997; he will be making his tenth appearance. Should he be victorious this year, he will be the first player to win the Buick Open three times.
Other early commitments include John Daly, K.J. Choi, Chris DiMarco, Fred Funk, Paul Azinger and former Buick Open champions Kenny Perry, Billy Mayfair, Scott Verplank and Woody Austin. All will compete for a record US$4.6 million purse, including a first prize of US$828,000.