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The Nissan Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It is played annually in February in Pacific Palisades, California. Since 1965 the tournament has been held on the course at the Riviera Country Club. Nissan is the main sponsor of the tournament. Image File history File links Nissanopen. ... 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. ... Pacific Palisades is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California located between Brentwood to the east, Malibu to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, the Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Nissan Motor Co. ...


The format of the tournament is stroke play at 18 holes for four days, a total of 72 holes. The field consists of 156 players. After 36 holes, the field is cut to the top seventy players plus all players tied for 70th place. The 2006 purse was $5,100,000, with $918,000 going to the winner (the usual PGA Tour winner's share of 18%). Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ...


Prior to World War II, the event led a nomadic existence, moving from course to course. The inaugural event in 1926 was played at Los Angeles Country Club in Los Angeles, California; in 1927 the event moved to El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana, California for the first and only time. In 1928 the event moved again to Wilshire Country Club, also in Los Angeles. 1929 and 1930 saw the event's first foray to Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades before returning again to Los Angeles for the next decade. From 1931-33, the event alternated between Wilshire CC and Hillcrest Country Club, before returning to Los Angeles CC from 1934-36. From 1937-39 the event was played at Griffith Park before returning to Los Angeles CC in 1940. In 1941, the event returned to Riviera CC and in 1942 was played again at Hillcrest CC before World War II intervened. Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... Nickname: City of Angels Official website: http://www. ... Tarzana is a community in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. ... Nickname: City of Angels Official website: http://www. ... Pacific Palisades is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California located between Brentwood to the east, Malibu to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, the Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II...


The event started up again in 1944 at Wilshire CC before spending the next 9 years (1945-53) at Riviera CC. In 1954 the event was played at Fox Hills Country Club on land that is now in Culver City, California and in 1955 moved to Inglewood Country Club in Inglewood, California. From 1956-72, the event returned to Los Angeles, being played at Rancho Park Golf Course, with the exception of 1968 when the event was played at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena, California. Culver City is a city in western Los Angeles County, California. ... Inglewood is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


In 1973, the event began its current relationship with Riviera CC, where it has been played every year since with the exception of 1998. In that year, Riviera CC was hosting the U.S. Senior Open later that year and, in an effort to preserve the course, the event was played at Valencia Country Club in Valencia, California. A typical stretch of Valencia Boulevard. ...


Winners

Nissan Los Angeles Open Rory Sabbatini (April 2, 1976, Durban, South Africa) is a professional golfer. ... Adam Scott (born June 16, 1980 in Adelaide, Australia), is a professional golfer and one of a crop of young Australians plying their trade on the major golf tours. ... Michael Richard Weir O.Ont. ... Michael Richard Weir O.Ont. ... Len Mattiace is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. ... Robert Allenby (born 12 July 1971 in Melbourne) is one of the leading Australian professional golfers of his generation. ... Kirk Triplett (born March 29, 1962 in Moses Lake, Washington) is an American golfer. ... Theodore Ernest Ernie Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... Billy Mayfair is a PGA golfer. ... Nick Faldo on the cover of his autobiography. ... Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American professional golfer. ... Corey Pavin (b. ...

Los Angeles Open Presented by Nissan Corey Pavin (b. ... // Tom Kite (born December 9, 1949 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... // Fred Couples on the cover of a 2000 biography by Kathlene Bissell. ... // Fred Couples on the cover of a 2000 biography by Kathlene Bissell. ... Mark Calcavecchia (b. ...

Los Angeles Open Chip Beck is a golfer who went to the University of Georgia. ...

  • 1986 Doug Tewell
  • 1985 Lenny Wadkins
  • 1984 David Edwards

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Los Angeles Open Gil Morgan (b. ... Thomas Sturges Watson (born September 4, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a golfer on the Champions Tour, who still occasionally competes in PGA TOUR events. ... Johnny Miller (born on April 29, 1947) is an American former PGA Tour golfer who was born in San Francisco. ... There are at least four notable people called Tom Watson Tom Watson, the golfer Tom Watson, manager of Liverpool F.C. from 1896 to 1915 Tom Watson, the British politician Thomas E. Watson, the American Populist leader This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... Gil Morgan (b. ... Hale Irwin (born June 3, 1945 in Joplin, Missouri) is an American golfer. ... Dave Stockton (Born November 2, 1941 San Bernardino, California) is an American golfer who was prominent on the PGA Tour from the middle of the 1960s to the late 1970s. ... 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. ...


Billy Casper (b. ... Charlie Sifford (born June 2, 1922 in North Carolina) was the first African American golfer to play on the PGA Tour and the first to win a PGA Tour event. ... Billy Casper (b. ... (This article is about the golfer. ... (This article is about the golfer. ... (This article is about the golfer. ... Bob Goalby (born March 14, 1929 in Belleville, Illinois) is a former professional golfer on the PGA Tour who won the 1968 Masters Tournament. ... Ken Venturi (born 1931 in San Francisco, California) was a prominent PGA Tour professional during the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... Frank Stranahan (Golfer) Frank Stranahan was born in Toledo, OH on August 5th, 1922 and now resides in West Palm Beach, FL. Frank Stranahan was arguably the worlds most prolific amateur golf champion. ... Doug Ford (born June 8, 1922 in West Haven, Connecticut) was a two-time major golf champion. ... Lloyd Mangrum (born 1 August 1914 in Trenton, Texas, died 17 November 1973) was an American golfer. ... Gene (Alec) Littler (born 21 July 1930 in San Diego, California) is an American golfer. ... Lloyd Mangrum (born 1 August 1914 in Trenton, Texas, died 17 November 1973) was an American golfer. ... Tommy Bolt (born March 31, 1918 in Haworth, Oklahoma) is an American golfer. ... Lloyd Mangrum (born 1 August 1914 in Trenton, Texas, died 17 November 1973) was an American golfer. ... Samuel Jackson 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. ... Ben Hogan on the cover of the DVD Ben Hogan: The Golf Swing (2003). ... Ben Hogan on the cover of the DVD Ben Hogan: The Golf Swing (2003). ... John Byron Nelson, Jr. ... Samuel Jackson Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Harold Jug McSpaden, 1938 Harold Jug McSpaden (1908 - 1996) American professional golfer. ... Ben Hogan on the cover of the DVD Ben Hogan: The Golf Swing (2003). ... Lawson Little (born June 23, 1910 in Newport, Rhode Island; died February 1, 1968) was a American golfer. ... Jimmy Demaret (May 24, 1910 - December 28, 1983) was a professional golfer. ... Harry Cooper (born August 6, 1904 - died October 17, 2000) was a prominent PGA Tour professional golfer of the 1920s and 1930s. ... Craig Wood (November 18, 1901 - May 7, 1968) was a professional golfer in the 1930s and 40s, the winner of 21 PGA TOUR titles including 2 major championships and a member of 3 Ryder Cup teams. ... Ed Dudley (February 19, 1901 - October 25, 1963) -- Leading tour golfer of the late 1920s and 1930s, Dudley was a 13-time winner on the PGA Tour. ... Denny Shute ( d 1973) was an American golfer who won three major championships in the 1930s, namely the 1933 British Open at St Andrews and the 1936 and 1937 PGA Championships. ... Bobby Cruickshank (November 16, 1894 _ August 27, 1975) was a prominent golf player on the PGA circuit from the early 1920s to the early 1930s. ... There are several professionals named Harry Cooper: Harry Cooper, a professional golfer Dr. Harry Cooper, an Australian veterinarian Dr. Harry Cooper, the Curator of Modern Art, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Dr. Harry Bryant Cooper 1873 – 1959, a noted American physician who practiced in Hawaii. ...

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

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 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 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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Nissan Open - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (395 words)
The Nissan Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour.
Nissan is the main sponsor of the tournament.
In that year, Riviera CC was hosting the U.S. Senior Open later that year and, in an effort to preserve the course, the event was played at Valencia Country Club in Valencia, California.
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