NFL Golf Classic

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The NFL Golf Classic was a golf tournament on the Champions Tour from 1993 to 2002. It was played in May or June at the Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, New Jersey. It was a joint production with the NFL and attracted top NFL talent to play in a tournament within a tournament (separate from the golf pros). NFL players Trent Dilfer and Al Del Greco frequently played to the top of the leaderboard. The 2000 edition was also the final competitive win for golfing great Lee Trevino. In its day it was amongst the more popular stops of the Champions Tour.

The purse for the 2002 tournament was US$1,300,000, with $195,000 going to the winner. The tournament was founded in 1993 as the Cadillac NFL Golf Classic.

Winners[edit]

Year Player Country Score To par 1st prize ($) Purse ($)
NFL Golf Classic
2002 James Mason  United States 207 −9 195,000 1,300,000
2001 John Schroeder  United States 207 −9 180,000 1,200,000
Cadillac NFL Golf Classic
2000 Lee Trevino (2)  United States 202 −14 165,000 1,100,000
1999 Allen Doyle  United States 204 −12 165,000 1,100,000
1998 Bob Dickson  United States 207 −9 165,000 1,100,000
1997 Bruce Crampton  Australia 210 −6 150,000 1,000,000
1996 Bob Murphy  United States 202 −14 142,500 950,000
1995 George Archer  United States 205 −11 142,500 950,000
1994 Raymond Floyd  United States 206 −10 135,000 900,000
1993 Lee Trevino  United States 209 −7 127,500 850,000