HP Classic of New Orleans past champions

Originally Published: April 28, 2003
ESPN.com

The tournament began in 1938 as the Greater New Orleans Open Invitational, becoming the First NBC New Orleans Open in 1975, the USF&G New Orleans Open in 1981, the USF&G Classic in 1982, the Freeport-McMoran Classic in 1992, the Freeport-McDermott Classic in 1996 and the Compaq Classic of New Orleans in 1999. In 2003, the name changed to the HP Classic of New Orleans and in 2005 it became the Zurich Classic of New Orleans (x-won in playoff; y-weather-shortened).

Past champions
Year Winner Score Course
2006 Chris Couch 269 (19-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
2005 x-Tim Petrovic 275 (13-under) TPC of Louisiana, Avondale, La.
2004 Vijay Singh 266 (22-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
2003 x-Steve Flesch 267 (21-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
2002 K.J. Choi 271 (17-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
2001 David Toms 266 (22-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
2000 x-Carlos Franco 270 (18-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1999 Carlos Franco 269 (19-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1998 Lee Westwood 273 (15-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1997 Brad Faxon 272 (16-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1996 Scott McCarron 275 (13-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1995 x-Davis Love III 274 (14-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1994 Ben Crenshaw 273 (15-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1993 Mike Standly 281 (7-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1992 Chip Beck 276 (12-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1991 x-Ian Woosnam 275 (13-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1990 David Frost 276 (12-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1989 Tim Simpson 274 (14-under) English Turn G&CC, New Orleans
1988 Chip Beck 262 (26-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1987 Ben Crenshaw 268 (20-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1986 Calvin Peete 269 (19-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1985 y-Seve Ballesteros 205 (11-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1984 Bob Eastwood 272 (16-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1983 Bill Rogers 274 (14-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1982 y-Scott Hoch 206 (10-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1981 Tom Watson 270 (18-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1980 Tom Watson 273 (15-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1979 Hubert Green 273 (15-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1978 Lon Hinkle 271 (17-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1977 Jim Simons 273 (15-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1976 Larry Ziegler 274 (14-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1975 Billy Casper 271 (17-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1974 Lee Trevino 267 (21-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1973 x-Jack Nicklaus 280 (8-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1972 Gary Player 279 (9-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1971 Frank Beard 276 (12-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1970 x-Miller Barber 278 (10-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1969 x-Larry Hinson 275 (13-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1968 George Archer 271 (17-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1967 George Knudson 277 (11-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1966 Frank Beard 276 (12-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1965 Dick Mayer 273 (15-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1964 Mason Rudolph 283 (5-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1963 Bo Wininger 279 (9-under) Lakewood CC, New Orleans
1962 Bo Wininger 281 (7-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1961 Doug Sanders 272 (16-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1960 Dow Finsterwald 270 (18-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1959 Bill Collins 280 (8-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1958 x-Billy Casper 278 (10-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1957 No tournament    
1956 No tournament    
1955 No tournament    
1954 No tournament    
1953 No tournament    
1952 No tournament    
1951 No tournament    
1950 No tournament    
1949 No tournament    
1948 Bob Hamilton 280 (8-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1947 No tournament    
1946 Byron Nelson 277 (11-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1945 x-Byron Nelson 284 (4-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1944 Sammy Byrd 285 (3-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1943 No tournament    
1942 Lloyd Mangrum 281 (7-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1941 Henry Picard 276 (12-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1940 Jimmy Demaret 286 (2-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1939 Henry Picard 284 (4-under) City Park GC, New Orleans
1938 Harry Cooper 285 (3-under) City Park GC, New Orleans