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DETROIT - Buick's roster of touring professionals for the 2003 season includes the world's number one ranked player and two young veterans each looking to have a breakout season.

Woods, 27, is off to another outstanding start in 2003 with three victories in his first five events and a career total of 37 wins, 11th on the all-time list. He had another outstanding year in 2002 with five victories, 13 top-10 finishes and almost seven million dollars in official earnings. He finished first in 14 statistical categories and has made 96 consecutive cuts through the end of 2002. Woods won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of The Year for the fourth consecutive year and the fifth time in the last six years.

Under the terms of a marketing partnership he signed with Buick in 1999, Woods appears in advertisements, participates in promotional activities, makes personal appearances for the company and uses a golf bag with the Buick logo on it during all tournaments.

"Tiger is an outstanding player and an even better person," said Larry Peck, golf marketing manager for Buick. "He continues to impress us with his skills on and off the course and has really made a difference to Buick and the game of golf."

PGA Tour professionals David Berganio Jr., and Matt Gogel each have a sponsorship agreement with Buick and represent the company at events nationwide.

Berganio and Gogel each wear a Buick hat or visor while playing in any PGA Tour event. They also make appearances on behalf of the company, conduct media interviews and participate in photo and autograph sessions.

In addition, Buick has a promotional agreement with golf instructor Butch Harmon and the Butch Harmon School of Golf. Harmon will participate in golf promotions for the company, including the "Tiger Woods Training Camp" at Rio Secco Golf Club in Las Vegas.

Buick signed its first endorsement agreement with Berganio in 1997, Woods in 1999 and Gogel and Harmon in 2001.

Tiger Woods (prior to WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship)

Woods made his 2003 debut at the Buick Invitational, following a two-month layoff due to knee surgery in December. He started his season by capturing his second Buick Invitational title (1999), a four-stroke victory at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, Calif.

Woods followed his Buick Invitational victory with a fifth place (six-under -par) finish in Los Angeles. He went on to capture the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and the Bay Hill Invitational in consecutive weeks. The wins put him on top of the PGA Tour money list with $2,974,250. At Bay Hill, Tiger became the first player in 73 years to win the tournament four consecutive times (Gene Sarazin - Miami Open in 1930)

Woods finished the 2002 season with more than 30 million dollars in career earnings ($33,103,852), continuing as the PGA Tour's all-time leader. He recorded top-10 finishes in his final six events, including two victories. Woods was named the recipient of the Arnold Palmer Award, presented annually to the PGA Tour's leading money winner ($6,912,625), and the Byron Nelson Award, given annually to the player with the lowest adjusted scoring average.

For the fourth time in five years Woods was selected as the PGA Tour Player of the Year and the Golf Writers Association of America Player of the Year (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002).

Woods eclipsed the $6 million mark in earnings for the third time in the past four years (1999, 2000) with his victory at the WGC-American Express Championship. Woods earned $1,000,000 for the win, his fifth in 2002 and 34th of his career.

Woods won his second consecutive Major with his three-stroke victory at the U.S. Open in June. He finished the tournament at three-under-par (the only player to finish under par), and earned $1,000,000 for the victory, his third win of the season. With the victory, Woods became the first golfer in history to surpass $30 million in career earnings.

Woods captured his 33rd career PGA Tour victory in August when he won the 2002 Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. The win put Tiger over the five million dollar mark for the fourth consecutive season. Since then, Tiger finished second at the PGA Championship, fourth at the WGC-NEC Invitational and first at the WGC-American Express Championship.

Earlier in the year Woods became the third golfer to successfully defend his Masters title (Jack Nicklaus, 1965-66 and Nick Faldo, 1989-90) with a three-stroke victory over Retief Goosen in Augusta in April. Woods became the seventh golfer to win The Masters three times (1997, 2001, 2002).

Woods earned his first victory of 2002 when he captured the Bay Hill Invitational in Orlando, Fla. With the win, Tiger became the youngest player ever to reach 30 victories (26). It was his third consecutive win at Bay Hill and he became the first player to win three separate tournaments three consecutive times.

Woods earned more than $5.5 million ($5,687,777) in 2001, finishing first on the PGA Tour money list for the third consecutive year. Woods became the first golfer in history to win all four majors consecutively (U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship, Masters) with his victory at the 2001 Masters last April, his third consecutive victory of the 2001 season.

Woods recorded five victories on the PGA Tour in 2001, including the Bay Hill Invitational, THE PLAYERS Championship, Masters Tournament, Memorial Tournament and the WGC-NEC Invitational, bringing his number of career victories on the PGA Tour then to 29.

Woods finished in the top-30 in all 19 PGA Tour events he entered in 2001, including nine top-10 finishes. Woods finished the year with a scoring average of 68.81, first on the PGA Tour. Making the cut in all 19 tournaments he entered in 2001, Woods extended his streak of consecutive cuts made on the PGA Tour to 78 through the 2001 season.

Woods ranked first in seven statistical categories in 2001, including scoring average and total earnings.

Woods was a two-time NCAA All-American at Stanford University and a three-time U.S. Amateur Champion. He won numerous awards during his amateur career, including
Golf World Player of the Year (1992-1994), Golf Digest Player of the Year (1991-1992), Titleist - Golfweek National Amateur of the Year (1991-1992), and the Jack Nicklaus and Fred Haskins Collegiate Player of the Year Awards (1996).

Woods' charity, the Tiger Woods Foundation, Inc., encourages minority participation in golf-related activities through clinics and support programs throughout the country. Woods, 27, is single and currently resides in Orlando, Fla.

David Berganio Jr. (prior to WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship)

David Berganio Jr, 34, has recorded $23,370 in 2003, with his top finish coming at the Buick Invitational, finishing T-44.

Berganio recorded the best finish of his professional career at the 2002 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, finishing second via a sudden-death playoff to Phil Mickelson. Berganio finished the five-day tournament at 30-under-par and earned $432,000, the largest paycheck of his career. He finished the year with $573,151 in official earnings.

Highlighted by a third place finish at the Canon Greater Hartford Open, Berganio recorded his best year on the PGA Tour in 2001. Berganio had six top-25 finishes, four top-10 finishes and he earned $685,082, more than tripling his previous best earnings of $196,512 (2000 Buy.Com Tour).

Berganio's three other top-10 finishes in 2001 included a fourth place finish at Greensboro and eighth place finishes at the Nissan Open and the Bell Canadian Open.

Berganio made the cut in all four of Buick's title-sponsored PGA Tour events in 2001, including a 38th place finish at the Buick Challenge.

Berganio finished fifth in total driving in 2001, which combines driving distance and driving accuracy percentage. In the 25 tournaments Berganio entered in 2001, he missed only six cuts, en route to finishing 76th on the PGA Tour money list.

Berganio, who grew up in Los Angeles, won the 1989 Los Angeles City Championship and two U.S. Amateur Public Links Championships (1991 and 1993). He was a two-time All-American at the University of Arizona and was a member of the 1993 Walker Cup Team. His biggest thrill in golf was playing at the 1992 Masters.

Matt Gogel (prior to WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship)

Gogel has earned $122,200 in his first three PGA Tour events in 2003, highlighted by a tie for 18th at the Phoenix Open.

Gogel recorded his first PGA Tour victory at the 2002 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, finishing at 14-under-par and earning $720,000, the biggest paycheck of his career. With the victory at Pebble Beach, Gogel surpassed the $2 million dollar mark in career earnings. Gogel finished the 2002 season with $1,089,482 in official earnings, the first time in his three-year career that he eclipsed the million dollar mark in earnings for one season.

Gogel recorded three top-10 finishes in 2002. In addition to his victory at AT&T, he tied for 9th at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and he tied for 9th at the WGC-NEC Invitational.

Gogel, 32, recorded seven top-25 finishes, including four top-10's, on the PGA Tour in 2001. Gogel concluded the 2001 season with top-10 finishes in two of his last four events, earning $317,350 during the span. Gogel finished the year with $729,783, an increase of nearly $300,000 over his 2000 earnings.

Gogel's best performance of 2001 was a fifth place finish at the John Deere Classic. Gogel recorded a 12th place finish at the U.S. Open, finishing in a tie with Tiger Woods at 3-over-par.

At the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Gogel fired a course-record, and career-best 62 at Poppy Hills and led the tournament after 36 holes, ultimately finishing in a tie for 27th.

Gogel is in his fourth year on the PGA Tour following a successful career on the Buy.Com Tour, where he accumulated six victories from 1996 to 1999. Gogel's six wins tie him with Sean Murphy for most in Buy.Com Tour history. Gogel was also the first player in Buy.Com Tour history to win a tournament in four consecutive years.

Gogel earned his PGA Tour card for 2000 by finishing seventh on the 1999 Buy.Com Tour money list. He had two victories that season - the Louisiana Open and the Cleveland Open.

An NCAA All-American at Kansas, Gogel is married and resides in Mission Hills, Kansas.

Butch Harmon

World-renowned golf instructor Butch Harmon signed a promotional agreement with Buick in 2001 to make appearances and participate in golf promotions for the company. Harmon, who is Tiger Woods' golf coach, hosts the "Tiger Woods Training Camp" with Tiger at the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Rio Secco Golf Club in Las Vegas.

Harmon has been involved in the sport of golf for nearly 40 years. His father, Claude Harmon, renowned teaching pro and 1948 Masters Champion, introduced him to the game. A former PGA Tour player in the 1970's, Harmon has coached several other PGA Tour pros, including Darren Clarke and Mark Calcavecchia.

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