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The Frys.com Open is a golf tournament in the Fall Series of the PGA Tour. It is played annually in October in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tournament is held at the TPC at Summerlin and TPC at The Canyons. Frys Electronics is a specialty retailer of software, consumer electronics, computer hardware and household appliances with a chain of superstores headquartered in Silicon Valley. ... Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour Fall Series is a series of events on the PGA Tour that covers the end of the calendar year. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ...


The 2006 purse was $4,000,000, with $720,000 going to the winner. The tournament was founded in 1983. Until 2003, this tournament was played over five rounds over several other courses. Tiger Woods recorded his first PGA Tour win here in 1996. Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 ) (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ...


The tournament recently announced that the Shriners Hospital would take over the operations of the tournament, and that the Las Vegas Founders, a volunteer group, would no longer be involved with the event.


This event became the first PGA Tour event in history to offer a total prize purse of more than $1 million. A tradition at the tournament is presenting the trophy to the champion while two showgirls are a part of the pomp and circumstance.


Winners

Frys.com Open

Michelin Championship at Las Vegas Troy Matteson (born November 8, 1979, Rockledge, Florida) is an American golfer. ...

Las Vegas Invitational // Wesley Earl Short, Jr. ...

Invensys Classic at Las Vegas Stuart Appleby (born May 1, 1971, Cohuna, Victoria) is an Australian golfer!!!! // Career summary A dairy farmers son from rural northern Victoria, Appleby practised by hitting balls from paddock to paddock. ...

Las Vegas Invitational Philip Phil Tataurangi (born 31 October 1971 in Auckland) is a New Zealand golfer. ... Bob Estes (born February 2, 1966) is an American professional golfer. ... Billy Andrade (born January 25, 1964 in Bristol, Rhode Island) is an American golfer. ...

Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational James Michael Furyk (born May 12, 1970) is an American professional golfer, known for consistently playing at the top level and for a visibly unconventional, looping golf swing. ... James Michael Furyk (born May 12, 1970) is an American professional golfer, known for consistently playing at the top level and for a visibly unconventional, looping golf swing. ... // For other people named Bill Glasson, see Bill Glasson (disambiguation). ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 ) (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... James Michael Furyk (born May 12, 1970) is an American professional golfer, known for consistently playing at the top level and for a visibly unconventional, looping golf swing. ... // Bruce Alan Lietzke (born July 18, 1951 in Kansas city [1]) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ... Davis Love III Davis Milton Love III (born April 13, 1964) is an American professional golfer. ... John Cook (born October 2, 1957) is an American professional golfer from Windermere, Florida. ... // Andrew Donald Magee (born May 22, 1962) is an American professional golfer who has played for more than 20 years on the PGA Tour. ... // Bob Tway (born May 4, 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments including 8 PGA Tour victories. ... Scott Hoch (born 24 November 1955 in Orlando, Florida) is an American golfer, who has represented his country in the Ryder Cup. ...

Panasonic Las Vegas Pro Celebrity Classic Gary Koch is a professional golfer and golf course designer. ... Paul William Azinger (born January 6, 1960) is an American golfer who was at his peak in the late 1980s and the early 1990s. ... The cover of Shark (1998), a biography of Greg Norman. ... Curtis Northrup Strange (born 1955) is a U.S. golfer. ... Denis Watson is a professional golfer from South Africa who in the middle of an otherwise unremarkable career was the tied winningmost player on the PGA Tour in 1984. ...

Frank Urban Fuzzy Zoeller, Jr. ...

External link

  • PGATOUR.com Tournament website
  • Las Vegas Golf News


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Major championships in playing order: The Masters | U.S. Open | The Open Championship (British Open) | PGA Championship
Other FedEx Cup tournaments in playing order: Mercedes-Benz Championship | Sony Open in Hawaii | Bob Hope Chrysler Classic | Buick Invitational | FBR Open | AT&T Pro-Am | Nissan Open | WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship | Mayakoba Classic at Riviera Maya | Honda Classic | PODS Championship | Arnold Palmer Invitational | WGC-CA Championship | Shell Houston Open | Verizon Heritage | Zurich Classic of New Orleans | EDS Byron Nelson Championship | Wachovia Championship | The Players Championship | AT&T Classic | Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial | Memorial Tournament | Stanford St. Jude Championship | Travelers Championship | Buick Open | AT&T National | John Deere Classic | U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee | Canadian Open | WGC-Bridgestone Invitational | Reno-Tahoe Open | Wyndham Championship
FedEx Cup playoff events: The Barclays | Deutsche Bank Championship | BMW Championship | The Tour Championship
Fall Series in playing order: Turning Stone Resort Championship | Viking Classic | Valero Texas Open | Frys.com Open in Las Vegas | Fry's Electronics Open | Ginn Classic | Walt Disney World Resort Classic
Team events (played alternate years): Presidents Cup | Ryder Cup
Challenge season events (unofficial money): Merrill Lynch Shootout | ADT Skills Challenge | Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge | LG Skins Game | WGC-World Cup | Target World Challenge
Former PGA Tour events: Western Open | Doral Open | North and South Open | B.C. Open | 84 Lumber Classic | Booz Allen Classic (aka Kemper Open) | The International |Chrysler Classic of Tucson

 
 

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