1984 Senior PGA Tour

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The 1984 Senior PGA Tour was the fifth season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). The season consisted of 22 official money events with purses totalling $4,366,000, including four majors. Miller Barber won the most tournaments, four. 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. Senior majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 8 Seiko-Tucson Senior Match Play Championship Arizona 306,000 United States Gene Littler (3) 1 up 100,000
Jan 22 PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 200,000 United States Arnold Palmer (6) 282 (−6) 35,000
Mar 25 The Vintage Invitational California 300,000 United States Don January (12) 280 (−7) 50,000
Apr 8 Daytona Beach Seniors Golf Classic Florida 150,000 United States Orville Moody (1) 213 (−3) 22,500
Apr 22 Senior PGA Tour Roundup Arizona 200,000 United States Billy Casper (4) 202 (−14) 30,000
May 6 MONY Senior Tournament of Champions California 100,000 United States Orville Moody (2) 288 (E) 30,000
Jun 3 Gatlin Brothers Seniors Golf Classic Nevada 220,000 United States Dan Sikes (2) 210 (−6) 33,750
Jun 17 Roy Clark Senior Challenge Oklahoma 200,000 United States Miller Barber (11) 212 (−1) 30,000
Jun 24 Senior Tournament Players Championship Ohio 240,000 United States Arnold Palmer (7) 276 (−8) 36,000
Jul 1 U.S. Senior Open New York 200,000 United States Miller Barber (12) 286 (−2) 36,448
Jul 8 Greater Syracuse Senior's Pro Classic New York 200,000 United States Miller Barber (13) 206 (−7) 30,000
Jul 15 Merrill Lynch/Golf Digest Commemorative Pro-Am Rhode Island 150,000 Argentina Roberto DeVicenzo (2) 206 (−10) 22,500
Jul 28 Denver Post Champions of Golf Colorado 200,000 United States Miller Barber (14) 208 (−8) 30,000
Aug 12 du Maurier Champions Canada 225,000 United States Don January (13) 194 (−19) 33,750
Sep 3 Citizens Union Senior Golf Classic Kentucky 175,000 United States Gay Brewer (1) 204 (−9) 26,050
Sep 9 United Virginia Bank Seniors Virginia 200,000 United States Dan Sikes (3) 207 (−9) 30,060
Sep 16 World Seniors Invitational North Carolina 150,000 Australia Peter Thomson (1) 281 (−7) 25,000
Sep 23 Digital Middlesex Classic Massachusetts 175,000 United States Don January (14) 209 (−7) 26,000
Oct 14 Suntree Senior Classic Florida 150,000 United States Lee Elder (1) 200 (−16) 22,500
Oct 21 Hilton Head Seniors International South Carolina 200,000 United States Lee Elder (2) 203 (−13) 30,000
Dec 2 Quadel Seniors Classic Florida 200,000 United States Arnold Palmer (8) 205 (−11) 30,060
Dec 9 General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 225,000 Australia Peter Thomson (2) 286 (−2) 40,000

Source:[1]

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Don January  United States 70.68
2 Miller Barber  United States 71.13
3 Peter Thomson  Australia 71.59
4 Arnold Palmer  United States 71.80
5 Dan Sikes  United States 71.86

Source:[2]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Don January  United States 328,597 17 3
2 Miller Barber  United States 299,099 22 4
3 Peter Thomson  Australia 228,940 20 2
4 Arnold Palmer  United States 184,582 13 3
5 Orville Moody  United States 183,920 21 2

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Don January  United States 791,990 14
2 Miller Barber  United States 720,134 14
3 Arnold Palmer  United States 442,974 8
4 Billy Casper  United States 395,386 4
5 Gene Littler  United States 358,770 3

Source:[4]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Don January  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. 22. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1984 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1984 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1984 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 

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