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Tournament results: Thunderbird Classic

Results for the Thunderbird Classic are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lema, Tony

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Thunderbird Classic. Second-placed Mike Souchak (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lema (USA). [Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

1962
America
Upper Montclair CC
275 (-9)
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Thunderbird Classic Invitational. Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 2 shots behind Littler (USA). [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, NJ].

1968
America
Upper Montclair CC
277 (-11)
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Murphy, Bob

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Thunderbird Classic. Second-placed Bruce Crampton (Aus) and Bob Lunn (USA) finished 3 shots behind Murphy (USA). [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, NJ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Thunderbird Classic. Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Nicklaus (USA). [Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Thunderbird Classic Invitational. Palmer (USA) beat Paul Harney (USA) in a playoff. [Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

1967
America
Upper Montclair CC
283 (-5)
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Thunderbird Classic. Second-placed Charles Coody (USA), Jack Nicklaus (USA) and Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 1 shot behind Palmer (USA). [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, NJ].

1966
America
Rudolph, Mason
Upper Montclair CC
278 (-10)
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rudolph, Mason

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Thunderbird Classic. Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rudolph (USA). [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, NJ].

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