1984 PGA Tour

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The 1984 PGA Tour season was played from January 5 to October 30. The season consisted of 43 official money events. Denis Watson and Tom Watson won the most tournaments, three, and there were seven first-time winners. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1984 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 8 Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship Arizona United States Tom Watson (34) 2&1 100,000
Jan 15 Bob Hope Classic California United States John Mahaffey (7) 340 (–20) 72,000
Jan 22 Phoenix Open Arizona United States Tom Purtzer (2) 268 (–16) 72,000
Jan 29 Isuzu-Andy Williams San Diego Open California United States Gary Koch (4) 272 (–16) 72,000
Feb 5 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California United States Hale Irwin (16) 278 (–10) 72,000
Feb 12 Hawaiian Open Hawaii United States Jack Renner (3) 271 (–17) 90,000
Feb 19 Los Angeles Open California United States David Edwards (2) 279 (–5) 72,000
Mar 4 Honda Classic Florida United States Bruce Lietzke (10) 280 (–8) 90,000
Mar 11 Doral-Eastern Open Florida United States Tom Kite (6) 272 (–16) 72,000
Mar 18 Bay Hill Classic Florida United States Gary Koch (5) 272 (–12) 72,000
Mar 25 USF&G Classic Louisiana United States Bob Eastwood (1) 272 (–16) 72,000
Apr 1 Tournament Players Championship Florida United States Fred Couples (2) 277 (–11) 144,000
Apr 8 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina United States Andy Bean (9) 280 (–8) 72,000
Apr 15 Masters Tournament Georgia United States Ben Crenshaw (10) 277 (–11) 108,000
Apr 22 Sea Pines Heritage South Carolina England Nick Faldo (1) 270 (–14) 72,000
Apr 29 Houston Coca-Cola Open Texas United States Corey Pavin (1) 274 (–10) 90,000
May 6 MONY Tournament of Champions California United States Tom Watson (35) 274 (–14) 72,000
May 13 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas United States Craig Stadler (8) 276 (–8) 90,000
May 20 Colonial National Invitation Texas United States Peter Jacobsen (2) 270 (–10) 90,000
May 27 Memorial Tournament Ohio United States Jack Nicklaus (72) 280 (–8) 90,000
Jun 3 Kemper Open Maryland Australia Greg Norman (1) 280 (–8) 72,000
Jun 10 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic New York United States Scott Simpson (2) 269 (–15) 90,000
Jun 17 U.S. Open New York United States Fuzzy Zoeller (6) 276 (–4) 94,000
Jun 24 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia United States Tom Kite (7) 269 (–19) 72,000
Jul 1 Canadian Open Canada Australia Greg Norman (2) 278 (–10) 72,000
Jul 8 Western Open Illinois United States Tom Watson (36) 280 (–8) 72,000
Jul 15 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia United States Ronnie Black (2) 267 (–17) 63,000
Jul 22 Miller High Life QCO Illinois United States Scott Hoch (3) 266 (–14) 36,000
Jul 22 British Open Scotland Spain Seve Ballesteros (6) 276 (–12) 71,500
Jul 29 Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut United States Peter Jacobsen (3) 269 (–15) 72,000
Aug 5 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic Tennessee United States Bob Eastwood (2) 280 (–8) 90,000
Aug 12 Buick Open Michigan Zimbabwe Denis Watson (1) 271 (–17) 72,000
Aug 19 PGA Championship Alabama United States Lee Trevino (29) 273 (–15) 125,000
Aug 26 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio Zimbabwe Denis Watson (2) 271 (–9) 126,000
Sep 2 B.C. Open New York United States Wayne Levi (7) 275 (–9) 54,000
Sep 9 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts United States George Archer (12) 270 (–14) 63,000
Sep 16 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin United States Mark O'Meara (1) 272 (–16) 54,000
Sep 23 Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational Nevada Zimbabwe Denis Watson (3) 341 (–14) 162,000
Oct 7 Texas Open Texas United States Calvin Peete (8) 266 (–14) 63,000
Oct 14 Southern Open Georgia United States Hubert Green (18) 265 (–15) 54,000
Oct 21 Walt Disney World Golf Classic Florida United States Larry Nelson (7) 266 (–22) 72,000
Oct 28 Pensacola Open Florida United States Billy Kratzert (4) 270 (–14) 54,000
Oct 30 LaJet Golf Classic Texas United States Curtis Strange (5) 273 (–15) 63,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Calvin Peete  United States 70.56
2 Jack Nicklaus  United States 70.75
3 Mark O'Meara  United States 70.77
4 Craig Stadler  United States 70.78
5 Tom Kite  United States 70.84

Full 1984 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Tom Watson  United States 476,260 20 3
2 Mark O'Meara  United States 465,873 32 1
3 Andy Bean  United States 422,995 30 1
4 Denis Watson  Zimbabwe 408,562 27 3
5 Tom Kite  United States 348,640 25 2

Full 1984 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Jack Nicklaus  United States 4,520,823 72
2 Tom Watson  United States 3,580,162 36
3 Lee Trevino  United States 3,037,091 29
4 Hale Irwin  United States 2,556,043 16
5 Raymond Floyd  United States 2,489,962 18

Full 1984 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Tom Watson  United States
PGA Player of the Year Tom Watson  United States
Scoring leader (PGA - Vardon Trophy) Calvin Peete  United States
Scoring leader (PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award) Calvin Peete  United States

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