Web.com Tour Championship

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Web.com Tour Championship
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Tournament information
Location Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Established 1993
Course(s) TPC Sawgrass, Dye's Valley Course
Par 72
Tour(s) Web.com Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund S1,000,000
Month played September
Tournament record score
Aggregate 264 Richard Johnson (2007)
To par –21 Matt Every (2009)
Current champion
United States Chesson Hadley

The Web.com Tour Championship is the year-end golf tournament of the Web.com Tour. It has been played at a variety of courses, in 2013 it will be played at TPC Sawgrass, Dye's Valley Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Since the 2008 edition, the purse has been $1,000,000, with the winner receiving $180,000.

The format of the tournament is stroke play at 18 holes for four days, a total of 72 holes. Originally, the field consisted of the top 60 players on the money list, all attempting to be among the 25 to earn PGA Tour cards. Beginning in 2013, it will be part of the Web.com Tour Finals and the field will consist of the top 75 players from the Web.Com Tour money list and the players ranked 126 to 200 on the PGA Tour's money list at the start of the Finals.[1] Beginning in 2013, 50 PGA Tour cards will be awarded after the event.

It is considered the flagship event of the Web.com Tour, with twenty OWGR points to the winner, compared to sixteen for other Finals events and fourteen for regular season tournaments.

Tournament host courses[edit]

Years Venue Location
2013 TPC Sawgrass, Dye's Valley Course Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
2009–2011 Daniel Island Club (Ralston Creek course) Charleston, South Carolina
2008, 2012 TPC Craig Ranch McKinney, Texas
2007 Barona Creek Golf Club Lakeside, California
2006 Houstonian Golf & Country Club Richmond, Texas
2001–2005 Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
at Capitol Hill (Senator course)
Prattville, Alabama
1999–2000 Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
at Highland Oaks
Dothan, Alabama
1998 Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
at Magnolia Grove (Crossings course)
Mobile, Alabama
1997 Grand National Golf Club (Lake course) Opelika, Alabama
1995–1996 Settindown Creek Golf Club Roswell, Georgia
1993–1994 Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club Cornelius, Oregon

Winners[edit]

Year Player Country Score To par 1st prize ($) Purse ($)
Web.com Tour Championship
2013 Chesson Hadley  United States 270 –10 180,000 1,000,000
Web.com Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch
2012 Justin Bolli  United States 268 –16 180,000 1,000,000
Nationwide Tour Championship at Daniel Island
2011 Ken Duke  United States 278 –10 180,000 1,000,000
2010 Brendan Steele  United States 275 –13 180,000 1,000,000
2009 Matt Every  United States 267 –21 180,000 1,000,000
Nationwide Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch
2008 Matt Bettencourt  United States 267 –17 180,000 1,000,000
Nationwide Tour Championship at Barona Creek
2007 Richard Johnson  Wales 264 –20 139,500 775,000
Nationwide Tour Championship at The Houstonian
2006 Craig Kanada  United States 275 –13 135,000 750,000
Nationwide Tour Championship
2005 David Branshaw  United States 276 –12 117,000 650,000
2004 Nick Watney  United States 273 –15 112,500 625,000
2003 Chris Couch  United States 270 –18 112,500 625,000
Buy.com Tour Championship
2002 Patrick Moore  United States 206* –10 108,000 600,000
2001 Pat Bates  United States 284 –4 108,000 600,000
2000 Spike McRoy  United States 272 –16 99,000 550,000
Nike Tour Championship
1999 Bob Heintz  United States 283 –5 72,000 400,000
1998 Bob Burns  United States 283 –5 63,000 350,000
1997 Steve Flesch  United States 278 –10 54,000 300,000
1996 Stewart Cink  United States 281 –7 45,000 250,000
1995 Allen Doyle  United States 283 –5 45,000 250,000
1994 Mike Schuchart  United States 277 –11 40,500 225,000
1993 David Duval  United States 277 –7 36,000 200,000

* rain-shortened to 54 holes
Note: Green highlight indicates scoring records.
Sources[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PGA Tour announces 2013 Web.com Tour schedule". PGA Tour. December 13, 2012. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ Nationwide Tour Championship - Winners - at www.pgatour.com
  3. ^ Nationwide Tour 2009 Guide. PGA Tour. 2008. pp. 3–38. Retrieved 2009-10-27. 

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