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The Barclays is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, played at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. 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 dominated by men. ... A view looking towards the sportshouse of the Westchester Country Club The Westchester Country Club (or Westchester Biltmore Country Club) was founded by John McEntee Bowman, who hired Walter Travis to design two golf courses in Rye, New York as a luxury resort hotel. ... Rye, New York is the name of two places in Westchester County, New York. ...


The tournament began in 1967 as the Westchester Classic. Beginning in 1976 it underwent a series of name sponsorships (detailed below); the name of the event has evolved to the point that, since 1990, it no longer contains the name of its host course or location. Like many such events that have undergone a series of name changes over the years, among golfers on tour and many fans it is still known by its traditional name, "The Westchester."


The tournament is usually played during June of each year, either the week before (in even-numbered years) or the week after (in odd-numbered years) the U.S. Open. It had its greatest attendance in 2001 when Tiger Woods participated, although two days of heavy rains disrupted play. It had one of its more exciting finishes in 2005, when Padraig Harrington eagled the par-5 18th hole with a 65-foot putt to win the title. The most frequent winner of the tournament is Vijay Singh, with three trophies. Michael Campbell holding U.S. Open Trophy The United States Open Championship is the annual mens open golf tournament of the United States. ... Nationality  United States Birth December 30, 1975 (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 2 in (1. ... // Pádraig Harrington (born 31 August 1971 in Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland) is a professional golfer and former #6 in the world who has won ten tournaments on the European Tour and two on the PGA Tour. ... 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...


In 2007 the tournament will shift to August, to lead off the PGA Tour's new playoff system for the FedEx Cup. The FedEx Cup is a proposed championship trophy for the PGA Tour that will be mens professional golfs first playoff. ...


Winners

The Barclays

Barclays Classic // Major championships 2-8 April: The Masters - 11-17 June: U.S. Open - 16-22 July: The Open Championship - 6-12 August: PGA Championship - World Golf Championships (individual events) 19-25 February: WGC-Accenture World Match Play Championship - 22-25 March WGC-CA Championship - 30 July-5 August: WGC-Bridgestone...

Buick Classic // Mens professional golf Major championships 6-9 April: The Masters 15-18 June: U.S. Open 20-23 July: The Open Championship 17-20 August: PGA Championship World Golf Championships (individual events) 22-26 February: WGC-Accenture World Matchplay Championship 24-27 August: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational 28 September - 1... 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... Image File history File links Flag_of_Fiji. ... // Mens professional golf Major championships 7-10 April: The Masters - Tiger Woods defeated fellow American Chris DiMarco at the first playoff hole to claim his 4th Masters title, and his 9th major. ... // Pádraig Harrington (born 31 August 1971 in Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland) is a professional golfer and former #6 in the world who has won ten tournaments on the European Tour and two on the PGA Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ...

Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic Sergio García (born January 9, 1980), nicknamed El Nino, is a Spanish golfer who plays on both the United States PGA Tour and the European Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Jonathan Kaye Jonathan Kaye (born August 2, 1970) is a professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Chris Smith (born April 15, 1969) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Sergio García (born January 9, 1980), nicknamed El Nino, is a Spanish golfer who plays on both the United States PGA Tour and the European Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Dennis Paulson (born September 27, 1962) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Duffy Waldorf (born August 20, 1962, Los Angeles, California), joined the PGA tour in 1985. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... J.P. Hayes John Patrick J.P. Hayes (born August 2, 1965) is an American golfer born in Appleton, Wisconsin. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... 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... Image File history File links Flag_of_Fiji. ... Lee Janzen (1964- ) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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... Image File history File links Flag_of_Fiji. ... David Frost (born 11 September 1959 in Cape Town) is a South African golfer who has more than twenty professional tournament wins to his name, spread across four continents. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Billy Andrade (born January 25, 1964 in Bristol, Rhode Island) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Hale Irwin (born June 3, 1945 in Joplin, Missouri) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ...

American Express Westchester Classic Wayne Grady (born in Brisbane, 26 Jul 1957) is an Australian golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... // J. C. Snead (born October 14, 1940) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... // 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... // Roger Lin Maltbie (born June 30, 1951) is an American professional golfer and on-course analyst for NBC Sports. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Scott Simpson (born in San Diego, California on September 17 1955) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... // Bob Gilder (born December 31, 1950) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Curtis Northrup Strange (born 1955) is a U.S. golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... // Jack Renner (born July 6, 1956) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour from 1977–1988, and currently plays on the Champions Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ...

Westchester Classic Lee Elder (born Robert Lee Elder) b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... // Andy North (born 9 March 1950 in Thorp, Wisconsin) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... David Graham is an Australian golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ...

Gene (Alec) Littler (born 21 July 1930 in San Diego, California) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... // Johnny Miller (born April 29, 1947) is an American former PGA Tour golfer who was born in San Francisco, California. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... // Robert Bobby Nichols (born April 14, 1936) is an American professional golfer, best known for winning the 1964 PGA Championship. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... This article refers to the golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Nationality  United States Birth September 10, 1929 (age 77) Latrobe, Pennsylvania Height 5 ft 10 in (1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Bruce Crampton (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Frank Beard (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Julius Boros (March 3, 1920 – May 28, 1994) was a professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... This article refers to the golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ...

External links

  • Official website
  • Tournament website


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PGA Tour Events
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 Pebble Beach National 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 | BellSouth Classic | Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial | Memorial Tournament | Stanford St. Jude Championship | Travelers Championship | Buick Open | The International | John Deere Classic | U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee | Bell 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 | Running Horse Golf Championship | 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)

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