Florida Open History

Championship History

The Florida Open has a rich history that dates back to 1942 with Lou Broward winning the first championship. The Florida Open Championship has produced past champions that include Willie Turnesa, Bob Murphy, Gary Koch, Bruce Fleisher, John Huston, Dudley Hart, and Bart Bryant. The Florida State Golf Association started conducting this prestigious event in 2010. Click on the years below for tournament results and more information.

 

 

Year
Champion Site Score

2017

J C Deacon Black Diamond Ranch 66-69-68--203
2016
Caleb Johnson
Interlachen Country Club
68-70-69--207
2015
John Jonas (a)
Timuquana Country Club
63-68-71--202
2014
Caleb Johnson
Bonita Bay Club
68-71-65--204
2013 Tyler McCumber
Quail Valley Golf Club
69-68-67--204
2012 Chase Seiffert (a)
Ritz Carlton Members Club
66-64-63--193
2011 Rod Perry
Black Diamond Ranch
68-69-69--206
2010 Ben Vertz (a)
Innisbrook Resort
75-66-69--210
2009 Tommy Murray (a)
Quail Valley Golf Club
68-65-73--206
2008    (was not held)  
2007 Travis Hampshire
Loblolly 68-72-73-72--285
2006 Camilo Benedetti
Eagle Creek Golf Club
64-66-64-71--265
2005 Colby Beckstrom
Loblolly
67-67-68--202
2004
No event: Hurricane
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2003 Joe Alfieri

70-63-73-67--273
2002      
2001      
2000 Duke Donahue
   
1999      
1998
Jimmy Stobs
Palm Aire Country Club
70-65-67-69--271
1997 Jay Townsend
Palm Aire Country Club
65-68-70-68--271
1996 Eric Brito
Palm Aire Country Club
67-74-71-76--279
1995 Rodney Butcher
Palm Aire Country Club
69-70-73-67--279
1994 Bart Bryant
Jacaranda Country Club
67-69-71-68--275
1993
Jim Chancey
  70-68-68-68-- 274
1992
Ron McCann
Grenelefe Resort
69-73-70-70--282
1991 Joey Rassett
Palm Beach Polo & CC
71-67-69-67--274
1990 Dudley Hart
Palm Beach Polo & CC
69-70-70-67--276
1989 Jim Ragland
Palm Beach Polo & CC
69-70-70-67--276
1988 Bart Bryant
Innisbrook Resort
70-69-68-67--274
1987 Bruce Fleisher
Innisbrook Resort
70-71-70-66--277
1986 Mitch Adcock
Innisbrook Resort
65-67-70-76--278
1985 John Huston
Innisbrook Resort
72-67-72-68--279
1984 Ron Terry
Sandpiper Bay Resort
68-69-69-68--274
1983 Larry Mowry
Sandpiper Bay Resort
64-72-68-67--271
1982 Donnie Hammond
Sandpiper Bay Resort
68-69-72-67--276
1981
Richard Blake
Sandpiper Bay Resort
277
1980 Bruce Fleisher
Sandpiper Bay Resort
272
1979 Larry Mowry
Sandpiper Bay Resort
 
1978 Tony Valentine
Sandpiper Bay Resort
 
1977 Richard Bassett
Sandpiper Bay Resort
276
1976 Jim King
Palm Aire
 
1975 Lee Wykle
Walt Disney World
 
1974 Charles Owens
Walt Disney World
 
1973 Billy Maxwell
Bardmoor Country Club
 
1972 Ted Kroll
Marco Island Country Club
 
1971
Jim King
President Country Club
 
1970 Eddie Pearce (a)
Lehigh Country Club
 
1969 Gary Koch (a)
Lehigh Country Club
 
1968 Joe Lopez, Sr.
Lehigh Country Club
 
1967 Bob Murphy (a)
   
1966 Pete Cooper
   
1965 Tom Malone
Palm Aire
 
1964 Howell Fraser (a)
   
1963 J.C. Goosie
   
1962 Don Bisplinghoff (a)
   
1961 Don Bisplinghoff (a)
   
1960 Dub Pagan
Tequesta Country Club
 
1959 Howell Fraser (a)
   
1958 Pete Cooper
   
1957 Pete Cooper
   
1956 Dave Ragan (a)
   
1955 Don Bisplinghoff (a)
   
1954 Jim McCoy (a)
   
1953 Burl Bolesta
   
1952 Gardner Dickinson
   
1951 Lloyd Wadkins
Miami Shores Golf Course
74-72-72-77--295
1950 Pete Cooper
   
1949 Pete Cooper
   
1948 Pete Cooper
   
1947 Charles Harper
   
1946 Pete Cooper
   
1945 Burl Bolesta
Palma Ceia Golf Course
294
1944 No tournament - WWII
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1943 Willie Turnesa

279
1942 Lou Broward (a)
   

 

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