2017 CIMB Classic

EVENT:                                       CIMB Classic

CIMB Classic is a 72-hole stroke play event combining players from three official sanctioning bodies – the

PGA TOUR, the Asian Tour and the Professional Golf Association of Malaysia  (PGAM). The tournament, in its eighth  year, brings together  top players from the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup standings,  top players from the Asian Tour order of Merit and top players from Malaysia. The tournament is held at TPC Kuala

Lumpur and is the only official  FedExCup event  on the PGA TOUR to be held in Southeast Asia with PGA TOUR members  receiving  official FedExCup points  as part of the 2017-2018  PGA TOUR season.  This is the fifth year that  FedExCup points  will be awarded at the event.

DATE:                                         October 9-15, 2017

SITE:                                           TPC Kuala  Lumpur

PAR/YARDAGE:           Par: 36-36=72 / 7,005 yards

ARCHITECT/OPENED:            Nelson Howarth – 1991

Redesign – Parslow & Winter  Golf Design -2008

FORMAT:                                     Four-day, 72-hole stroke-play competition;

2016 / 2017 CHAMPION:              Justin Thomas, 265, 23-under par

PURSE:                                         $7.0 million  (US); $1.26 million  to the winner

GOLF CHANNEL TV LISTINGS:          

Wednesday, October 11      10:30PM – 2:30AM (LIVE)

Thursday, October 12         10:30PM – 2:30AM (LIVE)

Friday, October 13 11PM – 3AM (LIVE)

Saturday, October 14         11PM – 3AM (LIVE)

** Times are Eastern Standard Time

WEBSITE:                                     www.CIMBClassic.com

TOURNAMENT HISTORY:YearWinnerScoreSite
2010Ben Crane266 (-18)The MINES Resort & Golf Club
2011Bo Van Pelt261 (-23)The MINES Resort & Golf Club
2012Nick Watney262 (-22)The MINES Resort & Golf Club
2013Ryan Moore274 (-14)TPC Kuala  Lumpur
2014Ryan Moore271 (-17)TPC Kuala  Lumpur
2015Justin Thomas262 (-26)TPC Kuala  Lumpur
2016Justin Thomas265 (-23)TPC Kuala  Lumpur

ABOUT CIMB  Group:                     

The title sponsor of the CIMB Classic is CIMB Group. CIMB Group is one of ASEAN’s leading universal banking groups. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, the Group is now present in 9 out of 10 ASEAN nations. CIMB Group offers a full suite of financial services and related products; has a market capitalisation  of approximately  USD 14 billion as of 30 June 2017 and about 38,000 employees located in 15 countries. Read more about CIMB Group at www.cimb.com.

 

 

Betting Odds to Win (as of 10/09/17)

Justin Thomas 5/1

Hideki Matsuyama 8/1

Paul Casey 12/1

Xander Schauffele 21/1

Charl Schwartzel 23/1

Branden Grace 26/1

Emiliano Grillo 25/1

Thomas Pieters 30/1

Brendan Steele 30/1

Bud Cauley 30/1

Gary Woodland 30/1

Rafa Cabrera Bello 40/1

Jason Dufner 40/1

Kevin Na 40/1

Graham Delaet 40/1

James Hahn 40/1

Scott Piercy 40/1

Kyle Stanley 40/1

Russell Knox 50/1

Ian Poulter 50/1

Anirban Lahiri 50/1

Adam Hadwin 50/1

Peter Uihlein 60/1