MARYLAND: FRED FUNK
The short-hitting, popular Funk is an easy winner here. Born in Takoma Park, he played golf for High Point High in Beltsville and continued his golf at the University of Maryland in 1980. He coached the Terps golf team from 1982-88, along the way capturing the Maryland Open in 1983 and 1987, plus six Middle Atlantic PGA Championships. Funk made the PGA Tour full-time in 1989. He bunted his way to eight wins, including the 2005 Players Championship at nearly 49 years old. In 2007, he notched his final Tour win, the Mayakoba Classic, at 50. His success rolled into the Champions Tour, where he has nine wins, three of them majors, highlighted by his 2009 U.S. Senior Open victory.