1994 PGA Tour

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The 1994 PGA Tour season was played from January 6 to October 30. The season consisted of 44 official money events. Nick Price won the most tournaments, six, and there were 10 first-time winners. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

After twenty years as commissioner of the PGA Tour, Deane Beman stepped down in June and was succeeded by Tim Finchem. Beman, a former tour player, became the tour's second commissioner in 1974 at age 35, following Joseph Dey.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1994 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 9 Mercedes Championships California United States Phil Mickelson (4) 276 (–12) 180,000
Jan 16 United Airlines Hawaiian Open Hawaii Australia Brett Ogle (2) 269 (–19) 216,000
Jan 23 Northern Telecom Open Arizona United States Andrew Magee (4) 270 (–18) 198,000
Jan 30 Phoenix Open Arizona United States Bill Glasson (6) 268 (–16) 216,000
Feb 6 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California United States Johnny Miller (25) 281 (–7) 225,000
Feb 13 Nissan Los Angeles Open California United States Corey Pavin (11) 271 (–13) 180,000
Feb 20 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California United States Scott Hoch (5) 334 (–26) 198,000
Feb 27 Buick Invitational of California California United States Craig Stadler (11) 268 (–20) 198,000
Mar 6 Doral-Ryder Open Florida United States John Huston (3) 274 (–14) 252,000
Mar 13 Honda Classic Florida Zimbabwe Nick Price (10) 276 (–8) 198,000
Mar 20 Nestle Invitational Florida United States Loren Roberts (1) 275 (–13) 216,000
Mar 27 The Players Championship Florida Australia Greg Norman (14) 264 (–24) 450,000
Apr 3 Freeport-McMoRan Classic Louisiana United States Ben Crenshaw (18) 273 (–15) 216,000
Apr 10 Masters Tournament Georgia Spain José María Olazábal (3) 279 (–9) 360,000
Apr 17 MCI Heritage Golf Classic South Carolina United States Hale Irwin (20) 266 (–18) 225,000
Apr 24 KMart Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina United States Mike Springer (1) 275 (–13) 270,000
May 1 Shell Houston Open Texas United States Mike Heinen (1) 272 (–16) 234,000
May 8 BellSouth Classic Georgia United States John Daly (3) 274 (–14) 216,000
May 15 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas United States Neal Lancaster (1) 132 (–9) 216,000
May 22 Memorial Tournament Ohio United States Tom Lehman (1) 268 (–20) 270,000
May 30 Southwestern Bell Colonial Texas Zimbabwe Nick Price (11) 266 (–14) 252,000
Jun 5 Kemper Open Maryland United States Mark Brooks (4) 271 (–13) 234,000
Jun 12 Buick Classic New York United States Lee Janzen (4) 268 (–16) 216,000
Jun 20 U.S. Open Pennsylvania South Africa Ernie Els (1) 279 (–5) 320,000
Jun 26 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut South Africa David Frost (9) 268 (–12) 216,000
Jul 3 Motorola Western Open Illinois Zimbabwe Nick Price (12) 277 (–11) 216,000
Jul 10 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia United States Mark McCumber (8) 267 (–17) 198,000
Jul 17 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic Mississippi United States Brian Henninger (1) 135 (–9) 126,000
Jul 17 British Open Scotland Zimbabwe Nick Price (13) 268 (–12) 178,200
Jul 24 New England Classic Massachusetts United States Kenny Perry (2) 268 (–16) 180,000
Jul 31 Federal Express St. Jude Classic Tennessee United States Dicky Pride (1) 267 (–17) 225,000
Aug 7 Buick Open Michigan United States Fred Couples (11) 270 (–18) 198,000
Aug 14 PGA Championship Oklahoma Zimbabwe Nick Price (14) 269 (–11) 310,000
Aug 21 Sprint International Colorado United States Steve Lowery (1) 35 (Stableford) 252,000
Aug 28 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio Spain José María Olazábal (4) 269 (–15) 360,000
Sep 4 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin United States Mike Springer (2) 268 (–16) 180,000
Sep 11 Bell Canadian Open Canada Zimbabwe Nick Price (15) 275 (–13) 234,000
Sep 18 B.C. Open New York United States Mike Sullivan (3) 266 (–18) 162,000
Sep 25 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois United States Mark McCumber (9) 265 (–15) 180,000
Oct 2 Buick Southern Open Georgia Australia Steve Elkington (4) 200 (–16) 144,000
Oct 9 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida United States Rick Fehr (2) 269 (–19) 198,000
Oct 16 Texas Open Texas United States Bob Estes (1) 265 (–19) 180,000
Oct 23 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada United States Bruce Lietzke (13) 332 (–28) 270,000
Oct 30 The Tour Championship California United States Mark McCumber (10) 274 (–10) 540,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Greg Norman  Australia 68.81
2 Fred Couples  United States 69.28
3 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 69.39
4 Tom Lehman  United States 69.46
5 Mark McCumber  United States 69.56

Full 1994 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 1,499,927 19 6
2 Greg Norman  Australia 1,330,307 16 1
3 Mark McCumber  United States 1,208,209 20 3
4 Tom Lehman  United States 1,031,144 23 1
5 Fuzzy Zoeller  United States 1,016,804 19 0

Full 1994 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Tom Kite  United States 9,159,418 19
2 Greg Norman  Australia 7,937,869 14
3 Fred Couples  United States 6,889,149 11
4 Paul Azinger  United States 6,774,728 11
5 Tom Watson  United States 6,751,328 37

Full 1994 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Nick Price  Zimbabwe
PGA Player of the Year Nick Price  Zimbabwe
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Nick Price  Zimbabwe
Scoring leader (PGA - Vardon Trophy) Greg Norman  Australia
Scoring leader (PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award) Greg Norman  Australia
Rookie of the Year Ernie Els  South Africa
Comeback Player of the Year Hal Sutton  United States

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