Turning Stone Resort Championship

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Turning Stone Resort Championship
Tournament information
Location Verona, New York
Established 2007
Course(s) Atunyote Golf Club
Par 72
Length 7,482 yards
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund $6,000,000
Month played October (2007–09)
August (2010)
Final year 2010
Tournament record score
Aggregate 270 Steve Flesch (2007)
To par –18 Steve Flesch (2007)
Final champion
Bill Lunde

The Turning Stone Resort Championship was a PGA Tour professional golf tournament. It was played for the first time from September 20 to 23, 2007. It is hosted by the Atunyote Golf Club at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, in Verona in Upstate New York.

In 2007, it was the first of the seven Fall Series events played after the conclusion of the FedEx Cup, which was also introduced the same year. The prize fund was $6 million.[1] The tournament's timing in the PGA Tour calendar changed in 2008. The 2008 Fall Series began before the conclusion of the FedEx Cup with the Viking Classic. After the Fall Series took a week off for The Tour Championship, it resumed with the Turning Stone Championship. In 2009, the Turning Stone Resort Championship was played the week after The Tour Championship.

In 2010, the event moved to August and become part of the main PGA Tour season, although it was an "alternate" event scheduled opposite a World Golf Championships tournament, specifically the Bridgestone Invitational. The event was dropped from the PGA Tour schedule in 2011 when event organizers and the Tour could not agree on a stand-alone date for the tournament.[2][3]

John Rollins won the 2006 B.C. Open, which was held at the course, when En-Joie Golf Club (now the site of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on the Champions Tour) was unavailable due to significant flooding at the course.

Winners[edit]

Year Player Country Winner's score Earnings ($)
2010 Bill Lunde  United States 73-68-64-66=271 (–17) 720,000
2009 Matt Kuchar  United States 67-68-67-69=271 (–17) 1,080,000
2008 Dustin Johnson  United States 72-68-70-69=279 (–9) 1,080,000
2007 Steve Flesch  United States 66-65-66-73=270 (–18) 1,080,000

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