Ponte Vedra, FL
Funk became a member of the PGA Tour in 1989, playing in 29 official tournaments and several unofficial ones. Funk broke through in 1992 with his most successful year to date, including his first PGA Tour win. Funk was a member of the United States teams at the 2003 and 2005 Presidents Cup and the 2004 Ryder Cup. In 2005, Funk scored his biggest PGA Tour win when he captured The Players Championship, also becoming its oldest winner at 48 years, 9 months, 14 days by defeating Tom Lehman, Scott Verplank and Luke Donald by a stroke. He earned $1.44 million for the win. A popular player on tour, his fans are referred to as “Funk’s Punks.” The iconic songs — Play That Funky Music and Give Up the Funk — have become theme songs for the fan favorite.