1991 PGA Tour

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The 1991 PGA Tour season was played from January 3 to November 3. The season consisted of 44 official money events. Billy Andrade, Mark Brooks, Fred Couples, Andrew Magee, Corey Pavin, Nick Price, Tom Purtzer, and Ian Woosnam won the most tournaments, two, and there were 14 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 1991 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 6 Infiniti Tournament of Champions California United States Tom Kite (15) 272 (–16) 144,000
Jan 13 Northern Telecom Open Arizona United States Phil Mickelson (amateur,1) 272 (–16) 180,000
Jan 20 United Hawaiian Open Hawaii United States Lanny Wadkins (20) 270 (–18) 198,000
Jan 27 Phoenix Open Arizona United States Nolan Henke (2) 268 (–16) 180,000
Feb 3 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California United States Paul Azinger (7) 274 (–14) 198,000
Feb 10 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California United States Corey Pavin (8) 331 (–29) 198,000
Feb 17 Shearson Lehman Brothers Open California United States Jay Don Blake (1) 268 (–20) 180,000
Feb 24 Nissan Los Angeles Open California United States Ted Schulz (2) 272 (–12) 180,000
Mar 4 Doral-Ryder Open Florida United States Rocco Mediate (1) 276 (–12) 252,000
Mar 10 Honda Classic Florida United States Steve Pate (4) 279 (–9) 180,000
Mar 17 Nestle Invitational Florida United States Andrew Magee (2) 203 (–13) 180,000
Mar 24 USF&G Classic Louisiana Wales Ian Woosnam (1) 275 (–13) 180,000
Mar 31 The Players Championship Florida Australia Steve Elkington (2) 276 (–12) 288,000
Apr 14 Masters Tournament Georgia Wales Ian Woosnam (2) 277 (–11) 243,000
Apr 21 MCI Heritage Golf Classic South Carolina United States Davis Love III (3) 271 (–13) 180,000
Apr 28 KMart Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina United States Mark Brooks (2) 275 (–13) 225,000
May 5 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas Zimbabwe Nick Price (2) 270 (–10) 198,000
May 12 BellSouth Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia United States Corey Pavin (9) 272 (–16) 180,000
May 19 Memorial Tournament Ohio United States Kenny Perry (1) 273 (–15) 216,000
May 26 Southwestern Bell Colonial Texas United States Tom Purtzer (4) 267 (–13) 216,000
Jun 2 Kemper Open Maryland United States Billy Andrade (1) 263 (–21) 180,000
Jun 9 Buick Classic New York United States Billy Andrade (2) 273 (–11) 180,000
Jun 16 U.S. Open Minnesota United States Payne Stewart (8) 282 (–3) 235,000
Jun 23 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia United States Mike Hulbert (3) 266 (–18) 180,000
Jun 30 Federal Express St. Jude Classic Tennessee United States Fred Couples (5) 269 (–15) 180,000
Jul 7 Centel Western Open Illinois United States Russ Cochran (1) 275 (–13) 180,000
Jul 14 New England Classic Massachusetts United States Bruce Fleisher (1) 268 (–16) 180,000
Jul 21 Chattanooga Classic Tennessee United States Dillard Pruitt (1) 260 (–20) 126,000
Jul 21 British Open England Australia Ian Baker-Finch (2) 272 (–8) 151,200
Jul 28 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut United States Billy Ray Brown (1) 271 (–9) 180,000
Aug 4 Buick Open Michigan United States Brad Faxon (1) 271 (–17) 180,000
Aug 11 PGA Championship Indiana United States John Daly (1) 276 (–12) 230,000
Aug 18 The International Colorado Spain José María Olazábal (2) 10 (Stableford) 198,000
Aug 25 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio United States Tom Purtzer (5) 279 (–1) 216,000
Sep 1 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin United States Mark Brooks (3) 270 (–18) 180,000
Sep 8 Canadian Open Canada Zimbabwe Nick Price (3) 273 (–15) 180,000
Sep 15 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois United States D. A. Weibring (3) 267 (–13) 180,000
Sep 22 B.C. Open New York United States Fred Couples (6) 269 (–15) 144,000
Sep 29 Buick Southern Open Georgia United States David Peoples (1) 276 (–12) 126,000
Oct 6 H.E.B. Texas Open Texas United States Blaine McCallister (4) 269 (–11) 162,000
Oct 13 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada United States Andrew Magee (3) 329 (–31) 270,000
Oct 19 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida United States Mark O'Meara (7) 267 (–21) 180,000
Oct 26 Independent Insurance Agent Open Texas South Africa Fulton Allem (1) 273 (–15) 144,000
Nov 3 The Tour Championship North Carolina United States Craig Stadler (9) 277 (–7) 360,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Fred Couples  United States 69.59
2 Corey Pavin  United States 69.63
3 Bruce Lietzke  United States 69.80
4 Ian Baker-Finch  Australia 69.92
5 Tom Watson  United States 69.96

Full 1991 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Corey Pavin  United States 979,430 25 2
2 Craig Stadler  United States 827,628 21 1
3 Fred Couples  United States 791,749 21 2
4 Tom Purtzer  United States 750,568 25 2
5 Andrew Magee  United States 750,082 28 2

Full 1991 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Tom Kite  United States 6,655,474 15
2 Tom Watson  United States 5,729,108 37
3 Curtis Strange  United States 5,629,225 17
4 Jack Nicklaus  United States 5,294,261 73
5 Lanny Wadkins  United States 5,265,876 20

Full 1991 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Corey Pavin  United States
PGA Player of the Year Corey Pavin  United States
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Fred Couples  United States
Scoring leader (PGA - Vardon Trophy) Fred Couples  United States
Scoring leader (PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award) Fred Couples  United States
Rookie of the Year John Daly  United States
Comeback Player of the Year Bruce Fleisher
D. A. Weibring
 United States
 United States

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