1982 Senior PGA Tour

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The 1982 Senior PGA Tour was the third season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). The season consisted of 11 official money events with purses totalling $1,597,500, including two majors. Miller Barber won the most tournaments, three. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1982 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. Senior majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Apr 4 Michelob Senior Classic Florida 125,000 United States Don January (4) 278 (−10) 20,000
Jun 13 Marlboro Classic Massachusetts 150,000 United States Arnold Palmer (3) 276 (−8) 25,000
Jun 27 Peter Jackson Champions Canada 200,000 United States Bob Goalby (2) 273 (−15) 32,500
Jul 11 U.S. Senior Open Oregon 150,000 United States Miller Barber (4) 282 (−2) 28,648
Aug 15 Denver Post Champions of Golf Colorado 150,000 United States Arnold Palmer (4) 275 (−5) 25,000
Aug 22 Greater Syracuse Senior's Pro Golf Classic New York 150,000 United States Bill Collins (1) 285 (+1) 25,000
Aug 28 Shootout at Jeremy Ranch Utah 150,000 United States Billy Casper (1) 279 (−9) 25,000
Sep 19 Merrill Lynch/Golf Digest Commemorative Pro-Am Rhode Island 125,000 United States Billy Casper (2) 206 (−10) 22,500
Oct 17 Suntree Classic Florida 135,000 United States Miller Barber (5) 264 (−24) 22,500
Oct 24 Hilton Head Seniors International South Carolina 112,500 United States Miller Barber (6)
United States Dan Sikes (1)
138 (−6) 15,000
Dec 5 PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 150,000 United States Don January (5) 288 (E) 25,000

Source:[1]

Leaders[edit]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Miller Barber  United States 106,890 10 3
2 Don January  United States 99,508 8 2
3 Bob Goalby  United States 94,540 10 1
4 Arnold Palmer  United States 73,848 7 2
5 Billy Casper  United States 71,979 8 2

Source:[2]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Miller Barber  United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Don January  United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records". PGA Tour. p. 21. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 1982 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 

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