|Location||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Course(s)||Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, West Course|
|Length||7,005 yards (6,405 m)|
|Prize fund||US$7.0 million|
|Tournament record score|
|Aggregate||261 Bo Van Pelt (2011)|
|To par||−26 Justin Thomas (2015)|
The CIMB Classic is a professional golf tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the PGA Tour. Played in the fall, the event debuted in 2010 and moved to the West Course of the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club in 2013; the first three editions were played at The Mines Resort & Golf Club in Mines Wellness City.
It is the first event ever sanctioned by the PGA Tour in Southeast Asia. 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 gained official status on the PGA Tour and the field was increased to 78 players. FedEx Cup points are earned by those making the cut, the winner earns a trip to the Masters. The purse is US$7 million, one the highest in East Asia together with the WGC-HSBC Champions and the now defunct BMW Masters.
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. 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. 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.
|CIMB Classic (Asian Tour/PGA Tour Event)|
|2016||2016||2017||Justin Thomas (2)||United States||265||−23||3 strokes||Hideki Matsuyama||7,000,000||1,260,000|
|2015||2015||2016||Justin Thomas||United States||262||−26||1 stroke||Adam Scott||7,000,000||1,260,000|
|2014||2014||2015||Ryan Moore (2)||United States||271||−17||3 strokes|| Sergio García
|2013||2013||2014||Ryan Moore||United States||274||−14||Playoff||Gary Woodland||7,000,000||1,260,000|
|CIMB Classic (Asian Tour Event)|
|2012||2012||2012*||Nick Watney||United States||262||−22||1 stroke|| Robert Garrigus
Bo Van Pelt
|CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia (Asian Tour Event)|
|2011||2011||2011*||Bo Van Pelt||United States||261||−23||1 stroke||Jeff Overton||6,100,000||1,300,000|
|2010||2010||2010*||Ben Crane||United States||266||−18||1 stroke||Brian Davis||6,000,000||1,000,000|
- Malaysians To Vie For Sponsors' Exemption
- Lim Teik Huat (October 30, 2012). "Watney: Bringing Woods was a good move". The Star Online. Retrieved 2012-10-30.
- Stars Set for CIMB Date
- Entry List - 2011 CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, Malaysia
- Inside the field: CIMB Classic
- Official website
- Coverage on the Asian Tour's official site
- Coverage on the PGA Tour's official site
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