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Encyclopedia > U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee

The U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It is played annually in July in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tournament is held at the Brown Deer Park Golf Course. U.S. Bancorp is the main sponsor of the tournament. 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. ... Nickname: The City of Festivals, The Brew City, The Cream City, The Nations Watering Hole Official website: http://www. ... U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) is a financial services holding company, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ...


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 $3,500,000, with $630,000 going to the winner (the usual PGA Tour winner's share of 18%).The tournament was founded in 1955 as the Miller High Life Open. Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Winners

U.S. Bank in Milwaukee Ben Crane (born March 6, 1976 in Portland, Oregon) is a American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ...

Greater Milwaukee Open Carlos Franco (born in Asuncion on 24 May 1965) is a Paraguayan golfer. ...

Milwaukee Open Invitational Kenny Perry (born August 10, 1960 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky) is an American professional golfer. ... Jeffrey George Jeff Sluman (born September 11, 1957 in Rochester, New York) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments including 6 PGA Tour victories. ... Shigeki Maruyama (born September 12, 1969 in Chiba) is a Japanese golfer. ... Loren Roberts (born June 24, 1955 in San Luis Obispo, California) is a American professional golfer. ... Carlos Franco (born in Asuncion on 24 May 1965) is a Paraguayan golfer. ... Jeffrey George Jeff Sluman (born September 11, 1957 in Rochester, New York) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments including 6 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. ... Loren Roberts (born June 24, 1955 in San Luis Obispo, California) is a American professional golfer. ... Scott Hoch (born 24 November 1955 in Orlando, Florida) is an American golfer, who has represented his country in the Ryder Cup. ... Billy Mayfair is a PGA golfer. ... Mark Brooks (March 25, 1961 Fort Worth, Texas) is an American golfer. ... The cover of Shark (1998), a biography of Greg Norman. ... Corey Pavin (b. ... Jim Thorpe is an American golfer, currently playing on the over-50s Champions Tour. ... 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. ... Morris Hatalsky (born November 10, 1951 in San Diego, California, USA) is an American golfer. ... Jay Haas (born December 2, 1953 in St. ... Lee Elder (born Robert Lee Elder) b. ... Art Wall, Jr (born November 25, 1923 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania; died Scranton, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2001) was 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. ... Jim Colbert (born March 9, 1941 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American golfer. ... Deane Beman (born April 22, 1938 was 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. ...

Miller Open Invitational Bruce Crampton (b. ... Ken Venturi (born 1931 in San Francisco, California) was a prominent PGA Tour professional during the late 1950s and early 1960s. ...

Miller High Life Open Gene (Alec) Littler (born 21 July 1930 in San Diego, California) is an American golfer. ... Dr. Cary Middlecoff was a dentist from Memphis, Tennessee who gave up his practice to join what is now the PGA TOUR in the 1940s, a time when the practice would quite likely have promised to have been more lucrative. ...

Blue Ribbon Open Ken Venturi (born 1931 in San Francisco, California) was a prominent PGA Tour professional during the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... Dr. Cary Middlecoff was a dentist from Memphis, Tennessee who gave up his practice to join what is now the PGA TOUR in the 1940s, a time when the practice would quite likely have promised to have been more lucrative. ...

  • 1951 Joe Kirkwood

Milwaukee Open


Ralph Guldahl (22 November 1911 - 11 June 1987) was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the sport for three years in the late 1930s. ...

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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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. ... 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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 Nissan Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... 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. ... 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 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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