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Encyclopedia > The PLAYERS Championship
The Players Championship
Tournament information
Location Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Established 1974
Course(s) TPC at Sawgrass, Stadium Course
Par 72
Yardage 7,215
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Format Stroke play
Purse $9,500,000
Month Played May
Tournament record score
Aggregate 264 Greg Norman (1994)
To-par -24 Greg Norman (1994)
Current champion
Phil Mickelson

The Players Championship (often styled THE PLAYERS Championship) is an annual golf tournament on the PGA Tour. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Ponte Vedra Beach is a seaside village 20 miles south east of downtown Jacksonville, Florida, near St. ... The Stadium Courses famous (or infamous) 17th hole The TPC at Sawgrass is a well-known golf course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and was the inaugural Tournament Players Club. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ... USD redirects here. ... Personal Information Birth February 10, 1955 ) Mount Isa, Queensland Nationality  Australia Wife Laura (married 1981, divorced 2007) Children Morgan Leigh, and Gregory Residence Hobe Sound, Florida Career Turned Pro 1974 Current Tour PGA Tour Professional wins 87 (PGA Tour: 20, European Tour: 14, PGA Tour of Australasia: 33, Other: 22... Personal Information Birth February 10, 1955 ) Mount Isa, Queensland Nationality  Australia Wife Laura (married 1981, divorced 2007) Children Morgan Leigh, and Gregory Residence Hobe Sound, Florida Career Turned Pro 1974 Current Tour PGA Tour Professional wins 87 (PGA Tour: 20, European Tour: 14, PGA Tour of Australasia: 33, Other: 22... Personal Information Birth June 16, 1970 ) San Diego, California, U.S. Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ...


The inaugural event in 1974 was played at Atlanta Country Club in Marietta, Georgia before moving to Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas in 1975 and Inverrary Country Club in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1976. Beginning in 1977, the event relocated to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, first being played at Sawgrass Country Club's Oceanside Course (a combination of the "East" and "West" 9-hole courses). Since 1982 it has been played across the road from Sawgrass Country Club, on the Stadium Course at the "Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass" (usually referred to as the TPC at Sawgrass; it is not uncommon for "TPC" in this context to be conflated with "The Players Championship" because they happen to have the same initials). Historic Downtown Marietta Marietta is a city located in central Cobb County, Georgia GR6, and is its county seat. ... Nickname: Motto: Where the West Begins Location of Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tarrant, Denton Government  - Mayor Michael J. Moncrief Area  - City 298. ... Fort Lauderdale, known as the Venice of America, is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Ponte Vedra Beach is a seaside village 20 miles south east of downtown Jacksonville, Florida, near St. ... The Stadium Courses famous (or infamous) 17th hole The TPC at Sawgrass is a well-known golf course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, and was the inaugural Tournament Players Club. ...


The Players Championship offers the highest prize fund of any tournament in golf ($8 million 2004-06, $9 million in 2007, $9.5 million in 2008), and is sometimes referred to by certain sections of the North American media as the "Fifth Major", but it does not have official major status. The field usually includes the top fifty golfers in the world rankings, but unlike the three majors which are staged in the U.S., it does not count as an official event on the European Tour, which has the Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe, although it is an imperfect parallel. The winner receives a fixed allocation of 40 points towards his Official World Golf Ranking, which is the most allocated to any event apart from the majors, in which winners earn 50 points. For comparison, the winners of the three individual World Golf Championships generally receive between 35 and 39 points. The winner of The Players Championship also receives a 5 year exemption on the PGA Tour, a 3 year invitation to The Masters, a 3 year exemption for the British Open, and an exemption to the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship for that year. North American redirects here. ... // The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. ... The Official World Golf Rankings is a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe is an annual 72 hole strokeplay professional golf tournament for men. ... // The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ... The World Golf Championships are a group of three annual events for male professional golfers created by the International Federation of PGA Tours, which are official money events on the PGA Tour, the European Tour and the Japan Golf Tour: WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship WGC-CA Championship WGC-Bridgestone... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... This article is about the golf tournament. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ...


The Players Championship can be further distinguished from the "Majors" in that it is owned and administered by the PGA Tour. In contrast, The Masters is owned by the Augusta National Golf Club, the U.S. Open by the USGA, the British Open by the R&A, and the PGA Championship by the PGA of America. // The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... This article is about the golf tournament. ... Augusta National Golf Club, located in the American city of Augusta, Georgia, is one of the most famous and exclusive golf clubs in the world. ... The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... The logo of the USGA The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The clubhouse of the R&A. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is the one of the oldest golf clubs in the world, the oldest being the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers at Muirfield. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... USPGA redirects here. ...


The Players Championship is best known for what may be the single most recognizable par 3 in professional golf, the Stadium Course's 17th hole, known to golf fans worldwide as "the Island Green" and what has become TPC Sawgrass' signature hole.


The Players Championship had been played in late March for most of its existence, two weeks before The Masters. In 2007 it was moved to mid-May, as part of a restructuring of the PGA Tour. This restructuring involved the introduction of the lucrative FedEx Cup, which concludes with the Tour Championship, now played six weeks earlier, in mid-September. This gives the PGA Tour a marquee event in six consecutive months (The Masters in April, the U.S. Open in June, the British Open in July, and the PGA Championship in August). [1] The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Not to be confused with the Fed Cup, an international womens team tennis tournament. ... THE TOUR Championship (the capitalisation is official) is the final event of golfs PGA TOUR season. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ...


Following the 2006 event, the course underwent a major renovation, which received very positive reviews from the players in 2007.


With the rearrangement of 2007, the final round of The Players Championship is scheduled for the second Sunday of May, Mother's Day. This parallels the U.S. Open, which concludes on the third Sunday of June, Father's Day. This article is about several worldwide days celebrating motherhood. ... The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... For other uses, see Fathers Day (disambiguation). ...


Winners

Year Player Country Score 1st Prize ($)
The Players Championship
2007 Phil Mickelson Flag of the United States United States 277 (-11) 1,620,000
2006 Stephen Ames Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Flag of Canada Canada
274 (-14) 1,440,000
2005 Fred Funk Flag of the United States United States 279 (-9) 1,440,000
2004 Adam Scott Flag of Australia Australia 276 (-12) 1,440,000
2003 Davis Love III Flag of the United States United States 271 (-17) 1,170,000
2002 Craig Perks Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 280 (-8) 1,080,000
2001 Tiger Woods Flag of the United States United States 274 (-14) 1,080,000
2000 Hal Sutton Flag of the United States United States 278 (-10) 1,080,000
1999 David Duval Flag of the United States United States 285 (-3) 900,000
1998 Justin Leonard Flag of the United States United States 278 (-10) 720,000
1997 Steve Elkington Flag of Australia Australia 272 (-16) 630,000
1996 Fred Couples Flag of the United States United States 270 (-18) 630,000
1995 Lee Janzen Flag of the United States United States 283 (-5) 540,000
1994 Greg Norman Flag of Australia Australia 264 (-24) 450,000
1993 Nick Price Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 270 (-18) 450,000
1992 Davis Love III Flag of the United States United States 273 (-15) 324,000
1991 Steve Elkington Flag of Australia Australia 276 (-12) 288,000
1990 Jodie Mudd Flag of the United States United States 278 (-10) 270,000
1989 Tom Kite Flag of the United States United States 279 (-9) 243,000
1988 Mark McCumber Flag of the United States United States 273 (-15) 225,000
Tournament Players Championship
1987 Sandy Lyle Flag of Scotland Scotland 274 (-14) 180,000
1986 John Mahaffey Flag of the United States United States 275 (-13) 162,000
1985 Calvin Peete Flag of the United States United States 274 (-14) 162,000
1984 Fred Couples Flag of the United States United States 277 (-11) 144,000
1983 Hal Sutton Flag of the United States United States 283 (-5) 126,000
1982 Jerry Pate Flag of the United States United States 280 (-8) 90,000
1981 Raymond Floyd Flag of the United States United States 285 (-3) 72,000
1980 Lee Trevino Flag of the United States United States 278 (-10) 72,000
1979 Lanny Wadkins Flag of the United States United States 283 (-5) 72,000
1978 Jack Nicklaus Flag of the United States United States 289 (1) 60,000
1977 Mark Hayes Flag of the United States United States 289 (1) 60,000
1976 Jack Nicklaus Flag of the United States United States 269 (-19) 60,000
1975 Al Geiberger Flag of the United States United States 270 (-10) 50,000
1974 Jack Nicklaus Flag of the United States United States 272 (-16) 50,000

Personal Information Birth June 16, 1970 ) San Diego, California, U.S. Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Stephen Ames (born April 28, 1964 in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago) is a golfer on the PGA TOUR holding dual citizenship of Canada and Trinidad and Tobago. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Fred Funk (b. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Personal Information Birth July 16, 1980 ) Adelaide, Australia Height 6 ft 0 in (1. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Davis Love III Davis Milton Love III (born April 13, 1964) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Craig William Perks (born January 6, 1967) is a professional golfer from New Zealand who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 ) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 0 in (1. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Personal Information Birth November 9, 1971 ) Jacksonville, Florida, U.S. Height 6 ft 0 in (1. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Justin Leonard (1972- ) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Steve John Elkington (born December 8, 1962) is an Australian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Lee Janzen (1964- ) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Personal Information Birth February 10, 1955 ) Mount Isa, Queensland Nationality  Australia Wife Laura (married 1981, divorced 2007) Children Morgan Leigh, and Gregory Residence Hobe Sound, Florida Career Turned Pro 1974 Current Tour PGA Tour Professional wins 87 (PGA Tour: 20, European Tour: 14, PGA Tour of Australasia: 33, Other: 22... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nick Price (born January 28, 1957 in Durban, South Africa), is a professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Zimbabwe. ... Davis Love III Davis Milton Love III (born April 13, 1964) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Steve John Elkington (born December 8, 1962) is an Australian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Joseph Martin Jodie Mudd (born April 23, 1960 in Louisville, Kentucky) ia an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... // Tom Kite (born December 9, 1949 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Mark McCumber (b. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... // Alexander Walter Barr Sandy Lyle, MBE (born February 9, 1958) is a Scottish golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... This article is about the country. ... // John Drayton Mahaffey Jr. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jerry Pate (born September 16, 1953) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 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 This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Lee Buck Trevino (born December 1, 1939) is an American professional golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Lanny Wadkins (born December 5, 1949 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Mark Hayes (born July 12, 1949 in Stillwater, Oklahoma) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Al Geiberger (born September 1, 1937 in Red Bluff, California, USA) is an American golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...

Multiple winners

Five men have won The Players Championship more than once through 2007.

Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Steve John Elkington (born December 8, 1962) is an Australian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Davis Love III Davis Milton Love III (born April 13, 1964) is an American professional golfer. ... Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. ...

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