1967 PGA Tour

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The 1967 PGA Tour season was played from January 12 to December 3. The season consisted of 40 official money events. Jack Nicklaus won the most tournaments, five, and there were five first-time winners. Nicklaus was the leading money winner with earnings of $188,998. Nicklaus was voted the PGA Player of the Year[1] and Arnold Palmer won the Vardon Trophy for the lowest scoring average.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1967 season. "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 15 San Diego Open Invitational California United States Bob Goalby (7) 269 (–15) 13,200
Jan 22 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California United States Jack Nicklaus (21) 284 (–4) 16,000
Jan 29 Los Angeles Open California United States Arnold Palmer (49) 269 (–15) 20,000
Feb 5 Bob Hope Desert Classic California United States Tom Nieporte (3) 349 (–11) 17,600
Feb 12 Phoenix Open Invitational Arizona United States Julius Boros (14) 272 (–12) 14,000
Feb 19 Tucson Open Invitational Arizona United States Arnold Palmer (50) 273 (–15) 12,000
Mar 5 Doral Open Invitational Florida United States Doug Sanders (18) 275 (–13) 20,000
Mar 12 Florida Citrus Open Invitational Florida United States Julius Boros (15) 274 (–10) 23,000
Mar 19 Jacksonville Open Florida United States Dan Sikes (3) 279 (–9) 20,000
Mar 26 Pensacola Open Invitational Florida United States Gay Brewer (8) 262 (–26) 15,000
Apr 2 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina United States George Archer (2) 267 (–17) 25,000
Apr 9 Masters Tournament Georgia United States Gay Brewer (9) 280 (–8) 20,000
Apr 16 Tournament of Champions Nevada United States Frank Beard (4) 278 (–6) 20,000
Apr 16 Azalea Open Invitational North Carolina United States Randy Glover (1) 278 (–10) 5,000
Apr 24 Dallas Open Invitational Texas United States Bert Yancey (4) 274 (–10) 20,000
Apr 30 Texas Open Invitational Texas United States Chi-Chi Rodríguez (4) 277 (–7) 20,000
May 7 Houston Champions International Texas United States Frank Beard (5) 274 (–10) 23,000
May 14 Greater New Orleans Open Invitational Louisiana Canada George Knudson (4) 277 (–11) 20,000
May 21 Colonial National Invitation Texas United States Dave Stockton (1) 278 (–2) 23,000
May 28 Oklahoma City Open Invitational Oklahoma United States Miller Barber (2) 278 (–10) 13,200
Jun 4 Memphis Open Invitational Tennessee United States Dave Hill (4) 272 (–8) 20,000
Jun 11 Buick Open Invitational Michigan United States Julius Boros (16) 283 (–5) 20,000
Jun 18 U.S. Open New Jersey United States Jack Nicklaus (22) 275 (–5) 30,000
Jun 25 Cleveland Open Invitational Ohio United States Gardner Dickinson (4) 271 (–9) 20,700
Jul 3 Canadian Open Canada United States Billy Casper (33) 279 (–5) 30,000
Jul 9 500 Festival Open Invitation Indiana United States Frank Beard (6) 279 (–9) 20,000
Jul 15 British Open England Argentina Roberto De Vicenzo (6) 278 (–10) 5,880
Jul 24 PGA Championship Colorado United States Don January (6) 281 (–7) 25,000
Jul 30 Minnesota Golf Classic Minnesota United States Lou Graham (1) 286 (–2) 20,000
Aug 6 Western Open Illinois United States Jack Nicklaus (23) 274 (–10) 20,000
Aug 13 American Golf Classic Ohio United States Arnold Palmer (51) 276 (–4) 20,000
Aug 20 Greater Hartford Open Invitational Connecticut United States Charlie Sifford (1) 272 (–12) 20,000
Aug 30 Westchester Classic New York United States Jack Nicklaus (24) 272 (–16) 50,000
Sep 4 Carling World Open Canada United States Billy Casper (34) 281 (–3) 35,000
Sep 17 Philadelphia Golf Classic Pennsylvania United States Dan Sikes (4) 276 (–12) 22,000
Sep 24 Thunderbird Classic New Jersey United States Arnold Palmer (52) 283 (–5) 30,000
Oct 1 Atlanta Classic Georgia New Zealand Bob Charles (4) 282 (–6) 22,000
Oct 29 Sahara Invitational Nevada United States Jack Nicklaus (25) 270 (–14) 20,000
Nov 4 Hawaiian Open Hawaii United States Dudley Wysong (2) 284 (–4) 20,000
Dec 3 Cajun Classic Open Invitational Louisiana United States Marty Fleckman (1) 275 (–13) 5,000

Source:[2][3]

Money leaders[edit]

Rank Player Country Earnings ($)
1 Jack Nicklaus  United States 188,998
2 Arnold Palmer  United States 184,065
3 Billy Casper  United States 129,423
4 Julius Boros  United States 126,785
5 Dan Sikes  United States 111,508
6 Doug Sanders  United States 109,455
7 Frank Beard  United States 105,778
8 George Archer  United States 84,344
9 Gay Brewer  United States 78,548
10 Bob Goalby  United States 77,106

Source:[4]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner Jack Nicklaus  United States
PGA Player of the Year Jack Nicklaus  United States
Scoring leader (Vardon Trophy) Arnold Palmer  United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicklaus Earns Pro Golfer Award". Daytona Beach Morning Journal (Daytona Beach, Florida). AP. November 14, 1967. p. 12. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1967 winners sorted by age". PGA Tour. July 9, 2008. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ Seanor, Dave, ed. (2009). The USA Today Golfers Encyclopedia. New York, New York: Skyhorse Publishing. pp. 662–8. ISBN 978-1-60239-302-8. 
  4. ^ "Nicklaus is PGA Leading Money Maker". Naugatuck Daily News (Naugatuck, Connecticut). UPI. December 5, 1967. p. 5. 

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