CIMB Classic

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CIMB Classic
Tournament information
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Established 2010
Course(s) Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club
Par 72
Length 6,951 yards (6,356 m)
Tour(s) Asian Tour
PGA Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$7,000,000
Month played October
Tournament record score
Aggregate 261 Bo Van Pelt (2011)
To par −23 Bo Van Pelt (2011)
Current champion
United States Ryan Moore

The CIMB Classic is a golf tournament co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the PGA Tour. It was played at The Mines Resort & Golf Club in Mines Wellness City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for its first three years. It moved to the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club in 2013. It is the first event ever sanctioned by the PGA Tour in Southeast Asia.[1] It is an official money event on the Asian Tour, but was an unofficial money event on the PGA Tour through 2012. Beginning in October 2013, it will have official status on the PGA Tour, the field will increase to 78, FedEx Cup points will be given to those making the cut, the winner earns a trip to the Masters, and the prize money will rise to US$7 million.[2]

Field[edit]

In 2010, the 40-man field consisted of the top 25 available players from the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings, the top 10 available from the Asian Tour's Order of Merit and 5 sponsors exemptions.[3] In 2011, the field expanded to 48 players, 30 from the FedEx Cup standings, 10 from the Asian Tour's Order of Merit, and 8 sponsors exemptions.[4] In 2013, the field expanded to 78, 60 from the FedEx Cup standings, 10 from the Asian Tour's Order of Merit, and 8 sponsors exemptions.[5]

Winners[edit]

Year Date Winner Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
CIMB Classic
2013 Oct 24–27 United States Ryan Moore 63-72-69-70=274 −14 Playoff United States Gary Woodland 7,000,000 1,260,000
2012 Oct 25–28 United States Nick Watney 71-65-65-61=262 −22 1 stroke United States Robert Garrigus, United States Bo Van Pelt 6,100,000 1,300,000
CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia
2011 Oct 27–30 United States Bo Van Pelt 66-64-67-64=261 −23 1 stroke United States Jeff Overton 6,100,000 1,300,000
2010 Oct 28–31 United States Ben Crane 67-64-66-69=266 −18 1 stroke England Brian Davis 6,000,000 1,000,000

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