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Encyclopedia > Zurich Classic of New Orleans

The Zurich Classic of New Orleans is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It is played annually in April in New Orleans, Louisiana. Since 2005 the tournament has been held on the course at the TPC of Louisiana. Zurich Financial Services 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 Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot Official website: http://www. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Zurich Financial Services Group is a major financial services group based in Zurich, Switzerland. ...


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 $6,000,000, with $1,080,000 going to the winner (the usual PGA Tour winner's share of 18%). The tournament was founded in 1938 as the Crescent City Open, but it was changed a year later to the New Orleans Open. Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Winners

  • 2006 Chris Couch
  • 2005 Tim Petrovic

HP Classic of New Orleans

Compaq Classic of New Orleans 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... Steve Flesch is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour, best known for his come-from-behind victory at the 2004 Colonial Golf Championship. ...

Freeport-McDermott Classic Choi Kyung-Ju (b. ... David Wayne Toms (born January 4, 1967 in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Carlos Franco (born in Asuncion on 24 May 1965) is a Paraguayan golfer. ... Carlos Franco (born in Asuncion on 24 May 1965) is a Paraguayan golfer. ...

Freeport-McMoRan Classic Lee Westwood (born 24 April 1973) is an English professional golfer. ... Brad Faxon (born August 1, 1961 in Oceanport, New Jersey) is an American golfer. ...

USF&G Classic Davis Love III (ie Davis Love the Third) is an American professional golfer born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on April 13, 1964. ... Ben Crenshaw (born January 11, 1952 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... Chip Beck is a golfer who went to the University of Georgia. ...

USF&G New Orleans Open Ian Woosnam (March 2, 1958, Oswestry, England) is a British golfer who represents Wales. ... 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. ... Chip Beck is a golfer who went to the University of Georgia. ... Ben Crenshaw (born January 11, 1952 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... 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. ... Bill Rogers (b. ... Scott Hoch (born 24 November 1955 in Orlando, Florida) is an American golfer, who has represented his country in the Ryder Cup. ...

Greater New Orleans Open 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. ...

First NBC New Orleans Open 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. ...

Greater New Orleans Open // Hubert M. Green (born December 28, 1946 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ... Billy Casper (b. ...

Greater New Orleans Open Invitational Lee Buck Trevino (born December 1, 1939) is a professional American golfer. ... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid to late 1980s, and then on... Gary Player on the cover of a 1999 golf instruction video. ...

New Orleans Open Frank Beard (b. ... Miller Barber (born March 31, 1931 Shreveport, Louisiana) was an American professional golfer who enjoyed significant success on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s and a greater degree of success on the Senior PGA Tour (now the Champions Tour) in the 1980s. ... 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. ... George Knudson (June 28, 1937 - January 24, 1989) was a Canadian golfer, who still holds the record for the Canadian with the most wins ever on the PGA TOUR, with 8 career victories. ... Frank Beard (b. ... Dick Mayer was a golfer. ... Doug Sanders (born 24 July 1933 in Cedartown, Georgia) is a famous professional golfer, who won 20 PGA Tour tournaments during his career. ... Billy Casper (b. ...

Cresent City Open John Byron Nelson, Jr. ... John Byron Nelson, Jr. ... Lloyd Mangrum (born 1 August 1914 in Trenton, Texas, died 17 November 1973) was an American golfer. ... Henry Gilford Picard (born November 28, 1906 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, died April 30, 1997) was an American golfer. ... Jimmy Demaret (May 24, 1910 - December 28, 1983) was a professional golfer. ... Henry Gilford Picard (born November 28, 1906 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, died April 30, 1997) was an American golfer. ...


Harry Cooper (born August 6, 1904 - died October 17, 2000) was a prominent PGA Tour professional golfer of the 1920s and 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

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 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. ... 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 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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Zurich Classic of New Orleans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (233 words)
The Zurich Classic of New Orleans is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour.
It is played annually in April in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Zurich Financial Services is the main sponsor of the tournament.
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