Disney Classic Golf Tournament on the PGA Tour

The tournament most commonly referred to today as the Disney Classic was played on the PGA Tour for more than 40 years, from the early 1970s into the 2010s. When it was last played its official name was "Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic," one of many names by which it went over that time period.

From 1974-81 it was a two-man team event. When the tournament ended, it had settled into a spot as the year-ender on the PGA Tour slate. It ceased operation when the last title sponsor withdrew and no replacement was found.

Jack Nicklaus holds the record with three wins in the Disney Classic, and those were in the first three years the event was played — back-to-back-to-back. The second-ever win of Tiger Woods' career happened here in 1996. The lowest 18-hole score ever recorded in the Disney Classic was a 60 by Justin Rose in 2006.

First played: 1971

Last played: 2012

Also known as: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic (2011-12), Children's Miracle Network Classic (2007-10), Funai Golf Classic at Walt Disney World Resort (2003-06), Disney Golf Classic (2002), National Car Rental Golf Classic at Walt Disney World Resort (1998-2001), Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (1985-97), Walt Disney World Golf Classic (1982-84), Walt Disney World National Team Championship (1974-81) and Walt Disney World Open (1971-73).

Winners of the PGA Tour Disney Classic

2012 — Charlie Beljan, 272
2011 — Luke Donald, 271
2010 — Robert Garrigus, 267
2009 — Stephen Ames, 270
2008 — Davis Love III, 263
2007 — Stephen Ames, 271
2006 — Joe Durant, 263
2005 — Lucas Glover, 265
2004 — Ryan Palmer, 266
2003 — Vijay Singh, 265
2002 — Bob Burns, 263
2001 — Jose Coceres, 265
2000 — Duffy Waldorf, 262
1999 — Tiger Woods, 271
1998 — John Huston, 272
1997 — David Duval-p, 270
1996 — Tiger Woods, 267
1995 — Brad Bryant-w, 198
1994 — Rick Fehr, 265
1993 — Jeff Maggert, 265
1992 — John Huston, 262
1991 — Mark O'Meara, 267
1990 — Tim Simpson, 264
1989 — Tim Simpson, 272
1988 — Bob Lohr-p, 263
1987 — Larry Nelson, 268
1986 — Raymond Floyd-p, 275
1985 — Lanny Wadkins, 267
1984 — Larry Nelson, 266
1983 — Payne Stewart, 269
1982 — Hal Sutton-p, 269
1981 — Vance Heafner/Mike Holland, 264
1980 — Danny Edwards/David Edwards, 253
1979 — George Burns/Ben Crenshaw, 255
1978 — Wayne Levi/Bob Mann, 254
1977 — Gibby Gilbert/Grier Jones, 253
1976 — Woody Blackburn/Bill Kratzert-p, 260
1975 — Jim Colbert/Dean Refram, 252
1974 — Hubert Green/Mac McLendon, 255
1973 — Jack Nicklaus, 275
1972 — Jack Nicklaus, 267
1971 — Jack Nicklaus, 273

Golf courses: The golf courses of the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., were the home throughout the tournaments history. Two golf courses — the Palm Course and the Magnolia Course — were always used (play taking place on both tracks during the tournament). In a few years, two additional courses, the Lake Buena Vista Course and Eagle Pines Course, were also used.

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