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Encyclopedia > FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort

The FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort is a regular golf tournament on the Fall Finish of the PGA Tour. It is played annually in October in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The tournament is held at the Disney's Magnolia & Disney's Palm Courses. 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. ... Lake Buena Vista is a city located in Orange County, Florida, U.S., at the 2000 census the population was 16. ...


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 is $4,400,000, with $828,000 going to the winner (the usual PGA Tour winner's share of 18%). The tournament was founded in 1971 as the Walt Disney World Open Invitational. Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ...


Winners

Disney Golf Classic Lucas Glover (born November 12, 1979 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American golfer. ... Vijay Singh (born 22 February 1963) is a Fijian golfer of Indian descent who has won tournaments in many parts of the world and currently plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA TOUR. He has won three major championships (one Masters in 2000 and two PGA Championships in 1998...

  • 2002 Bob Burns

National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney

Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Duffy Waldorf (born August 20, 1962, Los Angeles, California), joined the PGA tour in 1985. ... Eldrick Tiger Woods (born December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California) is an American golfer, widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. ...

Walt Disney World Golf Classic David Duval at 2005 Chrysler Classic of Tucson David Duval (born November 9, 1971) in Jacksonville, Florida, is a professional golfer on the US PGA TOUR. Duval graduated from the Episcopal High School of Jacksonville. ... Eldrick Tiger Woods (born December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California) is an American golfer, widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. ... Brad Bryant (born December 11, 1954 in Amarillo, Texas, USA) is an American golfer. ... 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. ... Larry (Gene) Nelson (born September 10, 1947 in Fort Payne, Alabama) is an American 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. ... Lanny Wadkins (born December 5, 1949 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American golfer. ...

Walt Disney World National Team Championship Larry (Gene) Nelson (born September 10, 1947 in Fort Payne, Alabama) is an American golfer. ... Payne Stewart on the cover of the 2001 paperback edition of the authorised biography by Tracey Stewart with Ken Abraham. ... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ...

Walt Disney World Golf Classic Wayne Levi (born February 22, 1952 in Little Falls, New York) is an American golfer. ... Jim Colbert (born March 9, 1941 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American golfer. ... // 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. ...

Walt Disney World Open Invitational Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid to late 1980s, and then on...


Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid to late 1980s, and then on... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid to late 1980s, and then on...

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 | 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

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External link

  • PGATOUR.com Tournament website

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Funai Classic at Walt Disney World Resort 2004 (479 words)
Rookie Ryan Palmer fired a brilliant 10-under-par 62 to capture his first PGA Tour victory at the $4.2 million Funai Classic on Sunday.
The 28-year-old American, no relation to seven-times major winner Arnold Palmer, was five strokes behind the leaders after 54 holes but hit 10 birdies and no bogeys in the final round to finish on 22-under 266.
World number one and defending champion Vijay Singh and Briny Baird, who shared the third-round lead with Tom Lehman, tied for second place three strokes behind.
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