What is the Honda Classic on the PGA Tour?
The Honda Classic is the PGA Tour’s Palm Beach area event on the schedule. The event is part of the Florida Swing, which runs through the Sunshine State in March. The Honda Classic became a PGA Tour event in 1972, known then as Jackie Gleason’s Inverrary Classic.
What is the history of the Honda Classic?
The Honda Classic became a PGA Tour event in 1972, known then as Jackie Gleason’s Inverrary Classic. It originally was associated with the actor and comedian, as events often were back in the day. The event took on added prestige when Jack Nicklaus won in consecutive years in 1977 and 1978.
Who has won the Honda Classic the most times?
Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Mark Calcavecchia and Padraig Harrington are tied with the most wins in this event’s history, with two each. The Honda Classic is played over four days, and there is a cut for the qualifying field.
How did Sepp Straka win the Honda Classic?
Sepp Straka birdied three of his last five holes to win The Honda Classic. It was supposed to be a cakewalk for Daniel Berger. And if not that, it surely wasn’t supposed to get as close as it did as fast as it did at The Honda Classic on Sunday.