1990 PGA Tour

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The 1990 PGA Tour season was played from January 4 to October 28. The season consisted of 44 official money events. Wayne Levi won the most tournaments, four, and there were 10 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 1990 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 7 MONY Tournament of Champions California United States Paul Azinger (6) 272 (–16) 135,000
Jan 14 Northern Telecom Tucson Open Arizona United States Robert Gamez (1) 270 (–18) 162,000
Jan 21 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California United States Peter Jacobsen (4) 339 (–21) 180,000
Jan 28 Phoenix Open Arizona United States Tommy Armour III (1) 267 (–17) 162,000
Feb 4 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California United States Mark O'Meara (5) 281 (–7) 180,000
Feb 11 Hawaiian Open Hawaii United States David Ishii (1) 279 (–9) 180,000
Feb 18 Shearson Lehman Hutton Open California United States Dan Forsman (3) 275 (–13) 162,000
Feb 25 Nissan Los Angeles Open California United States Fred Couples (4) 266 (–18) 180,000
Mar 4 Doral-Ryder Open Florida Australia Greg Norman (9) 273 (–15) 252,000
Mar 11 Honda Classic Florida United States John Huston (1) 282 (–6) 180,000
Mar 18 The Players Championship Florida United States Jodie Mudd (3) 278 (–10) 270,000
Mar 25 Nestle Invitational Florida United States Robert Gamez (2) 274 (–14) 162,000
Apr 1 Independent Insurance Agent Open Texas United States Tony Sills (1) 204 (–12) 180,000
Apr 8 Masters Tournament Georgia England Nick Faldo (4) 278 (–10) 225,000
Apr 15 MCI Heritage Golf Classic South Carolina United States Payne Stewart (6) 276 (–8) 180,000
Apr 22 KMart Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina Australia Steve Elkington (1) 282 (–6) 225,000
Apr 29 USF&G Classic Louisiana South Africa David Frost (4) 276 (–12) 180,000
May 6 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas United States Payne Stewart (7) 202 (–8) 180,000
May 13 Memorial Tournament Ohio Australia Greg Norman (10) 216 (E) 180,000
May 20 Southwestern Bell Colonial Texas United States Ben Crenshaw (15) 272 (–8) 180,000
May 27 BellSouth Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia United States Wayne Levi (9) 275 (–13) 180,000
Jun 3 Kemper Open Maryland United States Gil Morgan (7) 274 (–10) 180,000
Jun 10 Centel Western Open Illinois United States Wayne Levi (10) 275 (–13) 180,000
Jun 18 U.S. Open Illinois United States Hale Irwin (18) 280 (–8) 220,000
Jun 24 Buick Classic New York United States Hale Irwin (19) 269 (–15) 180,000
Jul 1 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut United States Wayne Levi (11) 267 (–13) 180,000
Jul 8 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia United States Lanny Wadkins (19) 266 (–18) 180,000
Jul 15 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts United States Morris Hatalsky (4) 275 (–9) 162,000
Jul 22 British Open Scotland England Nick Faldo (5) 270 (–18) 153,850
Jul 29 Buick Open Michigan United States Chip Beck (3) 272 (–16) 180,000
Aug 5 Federal Express St. Jude Classic Tennessee United States Tom Kite (14) 269 (–15) 180,000
Aug 12 PGA Championship Alabama Australia Wayne Grady (2) 282 (–6) 225,000
Aug 19 The International Colorado United States Davis Love III (2) 37 (Stableford) 180,000
Aug 26 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio Spain José María Olazábal (1) 262 (–18) 198,000
Aug 26 Chattanooga Classic Tennessee United States Peter Persons (1) 260 (–20) 108,000
Sep 1 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin United States Jim Gallagher, Jr. (1) 271 (–17) 162,000
Sep 9 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois United States Joey Sindelar (6) 268 (–12) 180,000
Sep 16 Canadian Open Canada United States Wayne Levi (12) 278 (–10) 180,000
Sep 23 B.C. Open New York United States Nolan Henke (1) 268 (–16) 126,000
Sep 30 Buick Southern Open Georgia United States Kenny Knox (3) 265 (–15) 108,000
Oct 7 H.E.B. Texas Open Texas United States Mark O'Meara (6) 261 (–19) 144,000
Oct 14 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada United States Bob Tway (6) 334 (–26) 234,000
Oct 20 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida United States Tim Simpson (4) 264 (–24) 180,000
Oct 28 Nabisco Championship Texas United States Jodie Mudd (4) 273 (–11) 450,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Greg Norman  Australia 69.10
2 Larry Mize  United States 69.49
3 Tim Simpson  United States 69.73
4 Hale Irwin  United States 69.76
5 Paul Azinger  United States 69.88

Full 1990 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Greg Norman  Australia 1,165,477 17 2
2 Wayne Levi  United States 1,024,647 23 4
3 Payne Stewart  United States 976,281 26 2
4 Paul Azinger  United States 944,731 26 1
5 Jodie Mudd  United States 911,746 23 2

Full 1990 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Tom Kite  United States 6,258,893 14
2 Tom Watson  United States 5,374,232 37
3 Curtis Strange  United States 5,292,892 17
4 Jack Nicklaus  United States 5,170,465 73
5 Lanny Wadkins  United States 4,614,381 19

Full 1990 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Greg Norman  Australia
PGA Player of the Year Nick Faldo  England
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Wayne Levi  United States
Scoring leader (PGA - Vardon Trophy) Greg Norman  Australia
Scoring leader (PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award) Greg Norman  Australia
Rookie of the Year Robert Gamez  United States

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