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
|2017-2018||Brendan Steele||United States||65-67-72-69=273||2 strokes|
|2016-2017||Brendan Steele||United States||67-71-67-65=270||1 stroke|
|2014-2015||Sangmoon Bae||S. Korea||66-69-65-73=273 (–15)|
|2013-2014||Jimmy Walker||US||70-69-62-66=267 (–17)||2 Strokes|
|2012||Jonas Blixt||Sweden||66-68-66-68=268 (–16)||1 Stroke|
|2011||Bryce Molder||United States||71-67-65-64=267 (-17)||Playoff|
|2010||Rocco Mediate||United States||64-65-67-73=269 (-15)||1 Stroke|
|2009||Troy Matteson||United States||72-61-61-68=262 (-18)||Playoff|
|2008||Cameron Beckman||United States||69-66-64-63=262 (-18)||Playoff|
|Fry’s Electronics Open|
|2007||Mike Weir||Canada||69-64-65-68=266 (-14)||1 Stroke|