1986 PGA Tour

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The 1986 PGA Tour season was played from January 8 to November 2. The season consisted of 45 official money events. Bob Tway won the most tournaments, four, and there were 11 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 1986 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 11 MONY Tournament of Champions California United States Calvin Peete (11) 267 (–21) 90,000
Jan 19 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California United States Donnie Hammond (1) 335 (–25) 108,000
Jan 26 Phoenix Open Arizona United States Hal Sutton (6) 267 (–21) 90,000
Feb 2 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California United States Fuzzy Zoeller (8) 205 (–11) 108,000
Feb 9 Shearson Lehman Brothers Andy Williams Open California United States Bob Tway (1) 204 (–12) 81,000
Feb 16 Hawaiian Open Hawaii United States Corey Pavin (3) 272 (–16) 90,000
Feb 23 Los Angeles Open California United States Doug Tewell (3) 270 (–14) 81,000
Mar 2 Honda Classic Florida United States Kenny Knox (1) 287 (–1) 90,000
Mar 9 Doral-Eastern Open Florida United States Andy Bean (10) 276 (–12) 90,000
Mar 16 Hertz Bay Hill Classic Florida United States Dan Forsman (2) 202 (–11) 90,000
Mar 23 USF&G Classic Louisiana United States Calvin Peete (12) 269 (–19) 90,000
Mar 30 Tournament Players Championship Florida United States John Mahaffey (9) 275 (–13) 162,000
Apr 6 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina Scotland Sandy Lyle (2) 275 (–13) 90,000
Apr 13 Masters Tournament Georgia United States Jack Nicklaus (73) 279 (–9) 144,000
Apr 20 Sea Pines Heritage South Carolina United States Fuzzy Zoeller (9) 276 (–8) 81,000
Apr 27 Houston Open Texas United States Curtis Strange (9) 274 (–14) 90,000
May 4 Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational Nevada Australia Greg Norman (3) 333 (–27) 207,000
May 11 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas United States Andy Bean (11) 269 (–11) 108,000
May 18 Colonial National Invitation Texas United States Dan Pohl (1) 205 (–5) 108,000
May 25 Memorial Tournament Ohio United States Hal Sutton (7) 271 (–17) 100,000
Jun 1 Kemper Open Maryland Australia Greg Norman (4) 277 (–11) 90,000
Jun 8 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic New York United States Bob Tway (2) 272 (–12) 108,000
Jun 15 U.S. Open New York United States Raymond Floyd (20) 279 (–1) 115,000
Jun 22 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia United States Bob Tway (3) 269 (–19) 90,000
Jun 29 Canadian Open Canada United States Bob Murphy (5) 280 (–8) 108,000
Jul 6 Canon Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut United States Mac O'Grady (1) 269 (–15) 126,000
Jul 13 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia United States Fuzzy Zoeller (10) 274 (–10) 90,000
Jul 20 British Open Scotland Australia Greg Norman (5) 280 (E) 105,000
Jul 20 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois United States Mark Wiebe (2) 268 (–12) 72,000
Jul 27 Buick Open Michigan United States Ben Crenshaw (11) 270 (–18) 90,000
Aug 3 Western Open Illinois United States Tom Kite (9) 286 (–2) 90,000
Aug 11 PGA Championship Ohio United States Bob Tway (4) 276 (–8) 140,000
Aug 18 The International Colorado United States Ken Green (2) 31 (Stableford) 180,000
Aug 24 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio United States Dan Pohl (2) 277 (–3) 126,000
Aug 31 Federal Express St. Jude Classic Tennessee United States Mike Hulbert (1) 280 (–8) 109,064
Sep 7 B.C. Open New York United States Rick Fehr (1) 267 (–17) 72,000
Sep 14 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts United States Gene Sauers (1) 274 (–10) 81,000
Sep 21 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin United States Corey Pavin (4) 272 (–16) 72,000
Sep 28 Southwest Golf Classic Texas United States Mark Calcavecchia (1) 275 (–13) 72,000
Oct 5 Southern Open Georgia United States Fred Wadsworth (1) 269 (–11) 63,000
Oct 12 Pensacola Open Florida United States Ernie Gonzalez (1) 128 (–14) 40,500
Oct 19 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida United States Raymond Floyd (21) 275 (–13) 90,000
Oct 26 Vantage Championship Texas United States Ben Crenshaw (12) 196 (–14) 180,000
Nov 2 Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship Arizona United States Jim Thorpe (3) 67 to 71 150,000
Nov 2 Tallahassee Open Florida United States Mark Hayes (n/a*) 273 (–15) 36,000

*In the Tallahassee Open, the money was official but the win was not.

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Scott Hoch  United States 70.08
2 Bernhard Langer  Germany 70.19
3 Greg Norman  Australia 70.22
4 Tom Watson  United States 70.28
5 Payne Stewart  United States 70.36

Full 1986 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Greg Norman  Australia 653,296 19 3
2 Bob Tway  United States 652,780 33 4
3 Payne Stewart  United States 535,389 29 0
4 Andy Bean  United States 491,938 27 2
5 Dan Pohl  United States 463,630 25 2

Full 1986 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Jack Nicklaus  United States 4,912,294 73
2 Tom Watson  United States 4,085,278 36
3 Lee Trevino  United States 3,264,290 29
4 Raymond Floyd  United States 3,249,459 21
5 Tom Kite  United States 2,919,491 9

Full 1986 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Greg Norman  Australia
PGA Player of the Year Bob Tway  United States
Scoring leader (PGA - Vardon Trophy) Scott Hoch  United States
Scoring leader (PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award) Scott Hoch  United States

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