Who's who in golf - Fred Funk

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Name: - Fred Funk
Country: - USA
Born : - Jun 14, 1956
Original Home/Club: - Takoma Park, Maryland
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1981
Sponsor / Attachment: - TaylorMade

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Multiple US Tour winner (see Tournament listing below). Ryder Cup player (2004). Presidents Cup player (2003, 2005).

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Current US Tour Player

Top tournaments won by Fred Funk

2014Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Big Cedar Lodge159 (-20)$230,000
Played as the Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf presented by Bass Pro Shops (June 6-8; two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Jay Haas (USA) & Peter Jacobsen (USA) finished 1 shot behind Fred Funk (USA) & defending champion Jeff Sluman (USA). [Top of the Rock & Buffalo Ridge courses, Big Cedar Lodge, Branson, Missouri].
2012Snr AmericaGtr Hickory ClassicRock Barn G&S201 (-15)$240,000
Played as the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn (Oct 12-14). Second-placed Duffy Waldorf (USA) finished 1 shot behind Funk (USA), who claimed his second Champions Tour win of 2012. [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].
2012Snr AmericaInsperity InvtlWoodlands CC, TX202 (-14)$255,000
Played as the Insperity Championship presented by United Healthcare (May 4-6). Second-placed Tom Lehman (USA) finished 1 shot behind Funk (USA). [Tournament course, The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
2010Snr MajorsThe TraditionCrosswater Club276 (-12)$392,000
Played as the JELD-WEN Tradition (Aug 19-22). Second-placed Michael Allen (USA) and Chien-soon Lu (Taiwan) finished 1 shot behind Funk (USA), who recorded his second win in three years in this event. [Crosswater Club, Sunriver Resort, nr Bend, Oregon].
2009Snr MajorsUS Snr OpenCrooked Stick268 (-20)$470,000
The US Senior Open (July 30-Aug 2). Second-placed Joey Sindelar (USA) finished 6 shots behind Funk (USA), who set a tournament record total of 20-under-par to take his second major championship title. [Crooked Stick GC, Carmel, Ind.].
2008Snr AmericaMitsubishi ChampionshipHualalai Resort195 (-21)$300,000
Played as the MasterCard Championship at Hualalai (Jan 18-20; Champions Tour season-opener). Second-placed Allen Doyle (USA) finished 2 shots behind Funk (USA). [Hualālai course, Hualālai Resort, Big Island, Hawaii].
2008Snr MajorsThe TraditionCrosswater Club269 (-19)$392,000
Played as the JELD-WEN Tradition (Aug 14-17). Second-placed Mike Goodes (USA) finished 3 shots behind Funk (USA) who claimed his first career major championship title. [Crosswater Club, Sunriver Resort, nr Bend, Oregon].
2007Men AmericaMayakoba ClassicMayakoba Resort266 (-14)$630,000
Played as the inaugural Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun (Feb 22-25; PGA Tour's first ever event in Mexico). Funk (USA) beat José Cóceres (Arg) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [El Camaleón course, Mayakoba Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico].
2007Snr AmericaTurtle Bay Ch'shipTurtle Bay193 (-23)$240,000
Played as the Turtle Bay Championship (Jan 26-28). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA), Kiyoshi Murota (Jpn), Tom Purtzer (USA), Loren Roberts (USA) and Denis Watson (Zim) finished 11 shots behind Funk (USA). [Palmer course, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii].
2006Snr AmericaSan Antonio Ch'shipOak Hills CC, TX201 (-12)$240,000
Played as the AT&T Championship (Oct 20-22; formerly SBC Championship). Second-placed Chip Beck (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Champions Tour winner Funk (USA), playing in only his third start on the tour. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].
2005Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass279 (-9)$1,440,000
Played as The Players Championship (March 24-27). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng), Tom Lehman (USA) and Scott Verplank (USA) finished 1 shot behind 51-year old Fred Funk (USA). [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
2005Men AmericaSkins Game (PGA Tr)La Quinta, GC at15 skins$925,000
Played as the Merrill Lynch Skins Game (Nov 26/27). Funk (USA), making his Skins Game debut, won with a total of 15 skins worth $925,000. Second was Tiger Woods (USA) with 3 skins worth $75,000. Annika Sörenstam (Swe, LPGA Tour) and Fred Couples (USA) were shut out with no skins. [GC at La Quinta, La Quinta, California; at the time known as Trilogy at La Quinta].
2004Men AmericaSanderson Farms Ch'shipAnnandale GC266 (-22)$540,000
Played as the Southern Farm Bureau Classic (Sep 30-Oct 3). Second-placed Ryan Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Funk (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win in 6 years. [Annandale GC, Madison, nr Jackson, Miss.].
1998Men AmericaSanderson Farms Ch'shipAnnandale GC270 (-18)$216,000
Played as the Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic (July 16-19). Second-placed Paul Goydos (USA), Franklin Langham (USA) and Tim Loustalot (USA) finished 2 shots behind Funk (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Annandale GC, Madison, nr Jackson, Miss.].
1996Men AmericaB.C. OpenEn-Joie GC197 (-16)$180,000
Played as the B.C. Open (Sept 19-22). Funk (USA) beat Pete Jordan (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].
1995Men AmericaBuick ChallengeCallaway Gardens272 (-16)$180,000
Played as the Buick Challenge (Sept 28-Oct 1). Second-placed John Morse (USA) and Loren Roberts (USA) finished 1 shot behind Funk (USA). [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].
1995Men AmericaNew England ClassicPleasant Valley, Mass.268 (-16)$180,000
Played as the Ideon Classic at Pleasant Valley (July 27-30). Second-placed Jim McGovern (USA) finished 1 shot behind Funk (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
1993Men AmericaMexican OpenLa Hacienda GC268
Played as the Mexican Open (Abierto Mexicano de Golf). Donnie Hammond (USA) finished in second place behind Funk (USA). [GC La Hacienda, Ciudad López Mateos, nr Mexico City].
1992Men AmericaHouston OpenWoodlands CC, TX272 (-16)$216,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Apr 30-May 3). Second-placed Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Funk (USA). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].


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