Chubb Classic

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Chubb Classic
Chubb Classic logo.png
Tournament information
Location Naples, Florida
Established 1988, 29 years ago
Course(s) TwinEagles Golf Course
(Talon Course)
Par 72
Length 7,143 yards (6,532 m)[1]
Tour(s) PGA Tour Champions
Format Stroke play – 54 holes
(no cut)
Prize fund $1.6 million
Month played February
Tournament record score
Aggregate 196 Kenny Perry (2012)
196 Bernhard Langer (2011)
To par –20 Kenny Perry (2012)
–20 Bernhard Langer (2011)
Current champion
United States Fred Couples
Naples  is located in the US
Naples 
Naples 
Location in the United States
TwinEagles Golf Course is located in Florida
TwinEagles Golf Course
TwinEagles 
Golf Course
Location in Florida

The Chubb Classic is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour Champions, held annually in February in Naples, Florida. It has been played at a variety of courses, and Chubb Corporation is the main sponsor.

It debuted 29 years ago in 1988 as the Aetna Challenge,[2] and is managed by Octagon. The purse in 2016 was $1.6 million with a winner's share of $240,000.[1]

Host courses[edit]

Years Course
1988–90 The Club at Pelican Bay
1991–95 The Vineyards Golf and Country Club
1996 The Classics at Lely Resort
1997–99 Bay Colony Golf Club
2000–01 Pelican Marsh Golf Club
2002–06 The Club at TwinEagles
2007–08 Quail West Golf and Country Club
2009 TPC Treviso Bay
2010–11 The Quarry
2012–16 TwinEagles GC (Talon Course)

Winners[edit]

Year Dates Champion Country Winning score Margin Purse ($)
Chubb Classic
2017 Feb 17–19 Fred Couples (2)  United States 200 (−16) 3 strokes 1,600,000
2016 Feb 12–14 Bernhard Langer (3)  Germany 201 (−15) 3 strokes 1,600,000
ACE Group Classic
2015 Feb 13–15 Lee Janzen  United States 200 (−16) Playoff 1,600,000
2014 Feb 14–16 Kirk Triplett  United States 200 (−16) 1 stroke 1,600,000
2013 Feb 15–17 Bernhard Langer (2)  Germany 204 (–12) 1 stroke 1,600,000
2012 Feb 17–19 Kenny Perry  United States 196 (–20) 5 strokes 1,600,000
The ACE Group Classic
2011 Feb 18–20 Bernhard Langer (1)  Germany 196 (–20) 4 strokes 1,600,000
2010 Feb 19–21 Fred Couples  United States 199 (–17) 1 stroke 1,600,000
2009 Feb 20–22 Loren Roberts (2)  United States 209 (–7) 1 stroke 1,600,000
2008 Feb 15–17 Scott Hoch  United States 202 (–14) Playoff 1,600,000
2007 Feb 23–25 Bobby Wadkins  United States 201 (–15) 1 stroke 1,600,000
2006 Feb 17–19 Loren Roberts (1)  United States 202 (–14) 1 stroke 1,600,000
2005 Feb 18–20 Mark James  England 203 (–13) 2 strokes 1,600,000
2004 Feb 20–22 Craig Stadler  United States 209 (–7) 1 stroke 1,600,000
ACE Group Classic
2003 Feb 14–16 Vicente Fernández  Argentina 202 (–14) 3 strokes 1,600,000
2002 Feb 8–10 Hale Irwin (2)  United States 200 (–16) 1 stroke 1,500,000
2001 Feb 9–11 Gil Morgan (2)  United States 204 (–12) 2 strokes 1,400,000
2000 Feb 11–13 Lanny Wadkins  United States 202 (–14) Playoff 1,200,000
1999 Feb 26–28 Allen Doyle  United States 203 (–13) 5 strokes 1,200,000
LG Championship
1998 Feb 6–8 Gil Morgan (1)  United States 210 (–6) 2 strokes 1,200,000
1997 Feb 7–9 Hale Irwin  United States 201 (–15) 1 stroke 1,000,000
Greater Naples IntelliNet Challenge
1996 Feb 9–11 Al Geiberger  United States 202 (–14) 1 stroke 600,000
The IntelliNet Challenge
1995 Feb 11–12 Bob Murphy  United States 137 (–7) 1 stroke 600,000
1994 Feb 18–20 Mike Hill (2)  United States 201 (–15) 3 strokes 500,000
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Challenge
1993 Feb 12–14 Mike Hill (1)  United States 202 (–14) 2 strokes 500,000
Aetna Challenge
1992 Feb 7–9 Jimmy Powell  United States 197 (–19) 4 strokes 450,000
1991 Feb 15–17 Lee Trevino (2)  United States 205 (–11) 1 stroke 450,000
1990 Feb 16–18 Lee Trevino (1)  United States 200 (–16) 1 stroke 400,000
1989 Feb 24–26 Gene Littler  United States 209 (–7) 2 strokes 300,000
1988 Feb 26–28 Gary Player  South Africa 207 (–9) 1 stroke 300,000

Multiple winners[edit]

Six players have won this tournament more than once through 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chubb Classic". ESPN. February 14, 2016. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Golf: PGA Seniors". Wilmington Morning Star. (North Carolina). February 29, 1988. p. 2B. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°17′17″N 81°37′52″W / 26.288°N 81.631°W / 26.288; -81.631