Safeway Open Winners and History

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The Safeway Open is the opening event of the new PGA TOUR season. It began life in 2007 as the Fry’s Electronics Open.

Currently held at the Silverado Country Club in Napa, California, the event also has been held at Grayhawk Golf Clubs’s Raptor Course in Scottsdale and the CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif.

The inaugural event was won by Canadian Mike Weir by one stroke over Mark Hensby. Troy Matteson in 2009 set a PGA Tour 36-hole record by shooting 61-61=122 in the second and third rounds. He won a three-man playoff over Rickie Fowler and Jamie Lovemark to win the tournament.

The complete list of winners follows

 

YearPlayerCountryWinner’s scoreMargin
Safeway Open
2017-2018Brendan SteeleUnited States65-67-72-69=2732 strokes
2016-2017Brendan SteeleUnited States67-71-67-65=2701 stroke
2015-2016Emiliano GrilloArgentina68-71-65-69=273Playoff
Frys.com Open
2014-2015Sangmoon BaeS. Korea66-69-65-73=273 (–15)
2013-2014Jimmy WalkerUS70-69-62-66=267 (–17)2 Strokes
2012Jonas BlixtSweden66-68-66-68=268 (–16)1 Stroke
2011Bryce MolderUnited States71-67-65-64=267 (-17)Playoff
2010Rocco MediateUnited States64-65-67-73=269 (-15)1 Stroke
2009Troy MattesonUnited States72-61-61-68=262 (-18)Playoff
2008Cameron BeckmanUnited States69-66-64-63=262 (-18)Playoff
Fry’s Electronics Open
2007Mike WeirCanada69-64-65-68=266 (-14)1 Stroke

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