Ginn sur Mer Classic

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Ginn sur Mer Classic
Tournament information
Location Palm Coast, Florida
Established 2007
Course(s) The Conservatory Course at Ginn Hammock Beach Resort
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund $4,600,000
Final year 2008
Defunct Yes
Tournament record score
Aggregate 273 Daniel Chopra (2007)
To par -19 Daniel Chopra (2007)
Final champion
Ryan Palmer

The Ginn sur Mer Classic was a PGA Tour golf tournament that lasted for two years, 2007 and 2008. It was announced in June 2007 as a replacement for the Running Horse Golf Championship, another proposed new tournament that collapsed before its first outing. The PGA Tour and Ginn Resorts had agreed to a five-year deal under which the tournament would be played at several Ginn Resorts properties. After several tournaments played in Florida, the plan was to eventually relocate it to the Ginn Sur Mer resort then under construction on Grand Bahama island in The Bahamas.[1] The Ginn sur Mer Classic was a PGA Tour Fall Series event.

In 2007, the tournament was played at Tesoro Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Daniel Chopra won the event, and the total purse was US$4,500,000.

In 2008, The Conservatory Course at Ginn Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida hosted the event. The purse was $4,600,000. The 2008 tournament was won by Ryan Palmer in wet, windy, rainy conditions, after he made a ten foot birdie putt on the final hole.[2]

Due to financial problems of the title sponsor, the tournament was cancelled after the 2008 PGA Tour season.

Winners[edit]

Ginn sur Mer Classic

Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vazquez, Andy (2007-08-22). "Looking ahead, it's now the Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro". article (TCPalm). Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  2. ^ "Ginn sur Mer Classic moving to Palm Coast for 2008". PGA Tour. 13 November 2007. 

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