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Encyclopedia > Dick's Sporting Goods Open
The B.C. Open logo created by Johnny Hart.
The B.C. Open logo created by Johnny Hart.

The Dick's Sporting Goods Open is a Champions Tour golf tournament which will debut in 2007 as a subsitute for the B.C. Open, a PGA Tour event that was held annually from 1971 to 2006. [1] On the PGA Tour it took place simultaneously with the British Open during 2000–2006, so the leading players were not available and it was one of the smaller events on the PGA Tour schedule. The prize fund for 2006 was $3 million. Image File history File links BCOpenLogo. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ...


The tournament was played at the En-Joie Golf Course in Endicott in Upstate New York for its entire history through 2005. In 2006, severe flooding forced the event to move to the Atunyote Golf Club at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. The event is operated by Broome County Community Charities, Inc. Since its inception, the B.C. Open has turned back to local charities in excess of $7.4 million dollars through 2003. Endicott is a village in Broome County, New York, USA. The population was 13,038 at the 2000 census. ... Upstate New York is the region of New York State outside of the core of the New York metropolitan area. ... Verona is a town located in Oneida County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 6,425. ... Broome County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ...


The tournament was founded in 1971 and was called the Broome County Open that first year - initials B.C. The next year it switched to its current name. Alternatively it is said to be named after the comic strip B.C., created by Johnny Hart, who was born and raised in Endicott. Johnny Hart's B.C. characters have been used in advertising the event. B.C. logo in a 2005 comic strip. ... A strip by Johhny Hart. ...


The B.C. Open was last held for the last time on the PGA Tour in 2006 due to a schedule revamp based on the introduction of the FedEx Cup.[2] The FedEx Cup is a proposed championship trophy for the PGA Tour that will be mens professional golfs first playoff. ...


Winners

B.C. Open presented by Turning Stone Resort

B.C. Open John Rollins (born June 25, 1975) is an American professional golfer. ...

Broome County Open Jason Bohn (born April 24, 1973 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) is an American golfer. ... Jonathan Byrd (born in January 27, 1978 in Anderson, South Carolina) is a American golfer. ... Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American professional golfer. ... // Robert Lynn Spike McRoy, Jr. ... Jeffrey George Jeff Sluman (born September 11, 1957 in Rochester, New York) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments including 6 PGA Tour victories. ... Brad Faxon (born August 1, 1961 in Oceanport, New Jersey) is an American golfer. ... Brad Faxon (born August 1, 1961 in Oceanport, New Jersey) is an American golfer. ... Chris Perry (born September 27, 1961) is an American professional golfer. ... Gabriel Hjertstedt (born 5 December 1971 in Umea) is a Swedish golfer. ... Fred Funk (b. ... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ... // Michael James Sullivan (born January 1, 1955) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour; and currently plays on the Champions Tour. ... // Blaine McCallister (born October 17, 1958) is an American professional golfer who has played on both the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. ... John Daly, after winning the 2004 Buick Invitational John Patrick Daly (born April 28, 1966) is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. ... // Fred Couples on the cover of a 2000 biography by Kathlene Bissell. ... // Nolan Jay Henke (born November 25, 1964) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. ... // Michael Patrick Mike Hulbert (born April 14, 1958) is an American professional golfer and sportscaster. ... // For other people named Bill Glasson, see Bill Glasson (disambiguation). ... // Joseph Paul Joey Sindelar (born March 30, 1958) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. ... // Rick Fehr (born August 28, 1962) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. ... // Joseph Paul Joey Sindelar (born March 30, 1958) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. ... Wayne Levi (born February 22, 1952 in Little Falls, New York) is an American golfer. ... W. H. Pat Lindsey (born March 17, 1936, Meridian, Mississippi) is a Democratic State Senator from southwest Alabama (District 22). ... Calvin Peete (born July 18, 1943) is an American golfer. ... Jay Haas (born December 2, 1953) is an American golfer. ... // Sheldon George Don Pooley (born August 27, 1951) is an American professional golfer who has won tournaments on both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. ... // Howard Allen Twitty (born January 15, 1949 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s; and who currently plays on the Champions Tour. ... // Tom Kite (born December 9, 1949 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... Gil Morgan (b. ... // Robert Bob Wynn (January 27, 1940 – May 18, 2005) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. ... // Hubert M. Green (born December 28, 1946 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ...


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External links

  • Coverage on the PGA Tour's official site
  • B.C. Open becomes Dick's Sporting Goods Open

 
 

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