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The Chrysler Classic of Greensboro is a regular golf tournament on the Fall Finish of the PGA Tour. It is played annually in October at Forest Oaks Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ...


The format of the tournament is stroke play at 18 holes for four days, a total of 72 holes. The field consists of 132 players. After 36 holes, the field is cut to the top seventy players plus all players tied for 70th place. The 2006 purse was $5,000,000, with $900,000 going to the winner (the usual PGA Tour winner's share of 18%). The tournament was founded in 1938 as the Greater Greensboro Open. Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Winners

Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic Choi Kyung-Ju (b. ... Shigeki Maruyama (born September 12, 1969 in Chiba) is a Japanese golfer. ...

KMart Greater Greensboro Open Rocco Mediate (born December 17, 1962 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania) is an American golfer. ... Scott Hoch (born 24 November 1955 in Orlando, Florida) is an American golfer, who has represented his country in the Ryder Cup. ... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ... Jesper Parnevik (born March 7, 1965 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a professional golfer. ... Frank Nobilo (born on May 14, 1960 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a former professional golfer and current analyst for The Golf Channels Champions Tour coverage. ... Mark OMeara (born January 13, 1957 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is an American golfer who was a prolific tournament winner on the PGA Tour and around the world from the mid 1980s to the late 1990s. ...

Greater Greensboro Open Rocco Mediate (born December 17, 1962 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania) is an American golfer. ... Davis Love III (ie Davis Love the Third) is an American professional golfer born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on April 13, 1964. ... Mark Brooks (March 25, 1961 Fort Worth, Texas) is an American golfer. ... Steve Elkington (born December 8, 1962 in Inverell, Australia) is an Australian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Alexander Walter Lyle (Sandy Lyle) (born February 9, 1958) is a British golfer. ...


Scott Simpson (born in San Diego, California on September 17, 1955) is an American golfer. ... Alexander Walter Lyle (Sandy Lyle) (born February 9, 1958) is a British golfer. ... // Andy Bean (born March 13, 1953 in LaFayette, Georgia) ia an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both the amateur and professional level including 11 PGA Tour victories. ... Lanny Wadkins (born December 5, 1949 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American golfer. ... Larry (Gene) Nelson (born September 10, 1947 in Fort Payne, Alabama) is an American golfer. ... Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American professional golfer. ... Raymond Floyd often known as Ray Floyd (b September 4, 1942, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.A.) is a professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ... Severiano Seve Ballesteros (born 9 April 1957 in Pedreña, Spain) is a Spanish golfer who was one of the sports leading figures in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Al Geiberger (born September 1, 1937 in Red Bluff, California, USA) is an American golfer. ... Tom Weiskopf (b 9 November 1942 Massillon, Ohio) is an American golfer whose best years came in the mid 1970s. ... Sir Bob Charles KNZM CBE (born March 14, 1936) is one of the world’s greatest left handed golfers, winner of more than 70 titles and first lefty to win one of golf’s Majors. ... Juan Chi-Chi Rodriguez (born October 23, 1935 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) is the first Puerto Rican to be inducted into the PGAs World Golf Hall of Fame. ... George Archer (born October 1, 1939 in San Francisco, California, died September 25, 2005 in Incline Village, Nevada) was an American golfer who won twelve events on the PGA Tour, including one major championship. ... Gary Player on the cover of a 1999 golf instruction video. ... Gene (Alec) Littler (born 21 July 1930 in San Diego, California) is an American golfer. ... Billy Casper (b. ... George Archer (born October 1, 1939 in San Francisco, California, died September 25, 2005 in Incline Village, Nevada) was an American golfer who won twelve events on the PGA Tour, including one major championship. ... Doug Sanders (born 24 July 1933 in Cedartown, Georgia) is a famous professional golfer, who won 20 PGA Tour tournaments during his career. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Julius Boros (March 3, 1920 – May 28, 1994) was a professional golfer. ... Doug Sanders (born 24 July 1933 in Cedartown, Georgia) is a famous professional golfer, who won 20 PGA Tour tournaments during his career. ... Billy Casper (b. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Bob Goalby (born March 14, 1929 in Belleville, Illinois) is a former professional golfer on the PGA Tour who won the 1968 Masters Tournament. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Doug Ford (born June 8, 1922 in West Haven, Connecticut) was a two-time major golf champion. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Lloyd Mangrum (born 1 August 1914 in Trenton, Texas, died 17 November 1973) was an American golfer. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... John Byron Nelson, Jr. ... John Byron Nelson, Jr. ... Ben Hogan on the cover of the DVD Ben Hogan: The Golf Swing (2003). ... Ralph Guldahl (22 November 1911 - 11 June 1987) was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the sport for three years in the late 1930s. ... Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ...

PGA Tour Events
Majors: The Masters | U.S. Open | The Open Championship (British Open) | PGA Championship | see also Grand Slam of golf
Non Majors: THE PLAYERS Championship | Ryder Cup | The Presidents Cup | The Tour Championship | Mercedes Championships | World Golf Championships events: WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship | WGC-Bridgestone Invitational | WGC-American Express Championship | WGC-World Cup.
Other Tournaments: Canadian Open | 84 LUMBER Classic | AT&T Pro-Am | B.C. Open | Bay Hill Invitational | BellSouth Classic | Bob Hope Chrysler Classic | Booz Allen Classic | Buick Championship | Buick Invitational | Bank of America Colonial | Chrysler Championship | Chrysler Classic of Greensboro | Chrysler Classic of Tucson | EDS Byron Nelson Championship | FedEx St. Jude Classic | Ford Championship at Doral | Frys.com Open | FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort | Honda Classic | The INTERNATIONAL | Memorial Tournament | Nissan Open | Phoenix Open | Reno-Tahoe Open | Shell Houston Open | Sony Open in Hawaii | Southern Farm Bureau Classic | U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee | Verizon Heritage | Wachovia Championship | Westchester Classic | Western Open | Zurich Classic of New Orleans | see also: FedEx Cup

The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The Grand Slam of golf consists of four major golfing events held each year; the events are often referred to as the major tournaments and are all recognized as a part of the worlds two most prestigious tours, the PGA TOUR in the United States and the PGA European... THE PLAYERS Championship is a prestigious annual golf tournament for professional male golfers which takes place every March on the PGA TOUR. The event was founded in 1974 as the Tournament Players Championship, played at Sawgrass Country Clubs Oceanside Course (a combination of the East and West 9-hole... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... Presidents Cup The Presidents Cup is a series of golf matches between teams of professional players representing the United States and the rest of the world less Europe, which competes against the U.S. in a similar but considerably older event, the Ryder Cup. ... THE TOUR Championship (the capitalisation is official) is the final event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The Mercedes Championships (the pluralisation is official) is the opening event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The World Golf Championships are a group of four annual events for male professional golfers created by the International Federation of PGA Tours. ... The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... The WGC-American Express Championship is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ... The 84 Lumber Classic at Nemacolin Woodland Resort is an American golf event. ... AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am The AT&T National Pro-Am is a PGA Tour golf tournament that is held every year at Pebble Beach, CA. The tournament is typically held during the month of February on three different courses, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Poppy Hills Golf Course... The B.C. Open logo created by Johnny Hart. ... The Bay Hill Invitational is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ... The BellSouth Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament played each January in Californias Coachella Valley. ... The Booz Allen Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Buick Championship is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Buick Invitational is a PGA TOUR golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California each February. ... The Bank of America Colonial is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Chrysler Classic of Tucson is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The EDS Byron Nelson Championship is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located in or around Dallas, Texas. ... The FedEx St. ... The Ford Championship at Doral is a PGA Tour golf tournament, which takes place on the Blue Monster course at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Doral, Florida, a suburb of Miami. ... The Frys. ... The FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort is a regular golf tournament on the Fall Finish of the PGA Tour. ... The Honda Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is played each March in Florida. ... The INTERNATIONAL (the capitalization is official) is a golf tournament in the United States PGA TOUR held annually (currently in early August) at Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock, Colorado, near Denver. ... The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ... The Nissan Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Phoenix Open is a nationally televised golf tournament, a part of the PGA Tour, held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Scottsdale, Arizona around the last weekend in January. ... The Reno-Tahoe Open is a secondary golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Shell Houston Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Sony Open in Hawaii is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Southern Farm Bureau Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Verizon Heritage is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... Wachovia Championship is a PGA TOUR golf tournament. ... The Westchester Classic has been a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. ... The Western Open is the second oldest professional golf tournament in the United States after the U.S. Open. ... The Zurich Classic of New Orleans is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The FedEx Cup is a proposed championship trophy for the PGA Tour that will be mens professional golfs first playoff. ...

External link

  • Official website
  • PGATOUR.com Tournament website

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