1998 PGA Tour

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The 1998 PGA Tour season was played from January 8 to November 1. The season consisted of 45 official money events. David Duval won the most tournaments, four, and there were eight 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 1998 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 Mercedes Championships California United States Phil Mickelson (12) 271 (–17) 306,000
Jan 18 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California United States Fred Couples (13) 332 (–28) 414,000
Jan 25 Phoenix Open Arizona Sweden Jesper Parnevik (1) 269 (–15) 450,000
Feb 8 Buick Invitational California United States Scott Simpson (7) 204 (–12) 378,000
Feb 15 United Airlines Hawaiian Open Hawaii United States John Huston (4) 260 (–28) 324,000
Feb 22 Tucson Chrysler Classic Arizona United States David Duval (4) 269 (–19) 360,000
Mar 1 Nissan Open California United States Billy Mayfair (4) 272 (–12) 378,000
Mar 8 Doral-Ryder Open Florida United States Michael Bradley (2) 278 (–10) 360,000
Mar 15 Honda Classic Florida United States Mark Calcavecchia (10) 270 (–18) 324,000
Mar 22 Bay Hill Invitational Florida South Africa Ernie Els (6) 274 (–14) 360,000
Mar 29 The Players Championship Florida United States Justin Leonard (4) 278 (–10) 720,000
Apr 5 Freeport-McDermott Classic Louisiana England Lee Westwood (1) 273 (–15) 306,000
Apr 12 Masters Tournament Georgia United States Mark O'Meara (15) 279 (–9) 576,000
Apr 19 MCI Classic South Carolina United States Davis Love III (13) 266 (–18) 342,000
Apr 26 Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic North Carolina Namibia Trevor Dodds (1) 276 (–12) 396,000
May 3 Shell Houston Open Texas United States David Duval (5) 276 (–12) 360,000
May 10 BellSouth Classic Georgia United States Tiger Woods (7) 271 (–17) 324,000
May 17 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas United States John Cook (10) 265 (–15) 450,000
May 24 MasterCard Colonial Texas United States Tom Watson (39) 265 (–15) 414,000
May 31 Memorial Tournament Ohio United States Fred Couples (14) 271 (–17) 396,000
Jun 7 Kemper Open Maryland Australia Stuart Appleby (2) 274 (–10) 360,000
Jun 14 Buick Classic New York United States J. P. Hayes (1) 201 (–12) 324,000
Jun 21 U.S. Open California United States Lee Janzen (8) 280 (E) 535,000
Jun 28 Motorola Western Open Illinois United States Joe Durant (1) 271 (–17) 396,000
Jul 5 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut United States Olin Browne (1) 266 (–14) 360,000
Jul 12 Quad City Classic Illinois United States Steve Jones (8) 263 (–17) 279,000
Jul 19 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic Mississippi United States Fred Funk (5) 270 (–18) 216,000
Jul 19 British Open England United States Mark O'Meara (16) 280 (E) 493,500
Jul 26 CVS Charity Classic Massachusetts United States Steve Pate (6) 269 (–15) 270,000
Aug 2 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee Zimbabwe Nick Price (17) 268 (–16) 324,000
Aug 9 Buick Open Michigan United States Billy Mayfair (5) 271 (–17) 324,000
Aug 16 PGA Championship Washington Fiji Vijay Singh (6) 271 (–9) 540,000
Aug 17 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California United States Phil Mickelson (13) 202 (–14) 450,000
Aug 23 Sprint International Colorado Fiji Vijay Singh (7) 47 (Stableford) 360,000
Aug 30 Greater Vancouver Open Canada United States Brandel Chamblee (1) 265 (–19) 360,000
Aug 30 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio United States David Duval (6) 269 (–11) 405,000
Sep 6 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin United States Jeff Sluman (3) 265 (–19) 324,000
Sep 13 Bell Canadian Open Canada United States Billy Andrade (3) 275 (–13) 396,000
Sep 20 B.C. Open New York United States Chris Perry (1) 273 (–15) 270,000
Sep 27 Westin Texas Open Texas United States Hal Sutton (9) 270 (–18) 306,000
Oct 4 Buick Challenge Georgia Australia Steve Elkington (9) 267 (–21) 270,000
Oct 11 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill Virginia United States David Duval (7) 268 (–16) 342,000
Oct 18 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada United States Jim Furyk (3) 335 (–25) 360,000
Oct 23 National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney Florida United States John Huston (5) 272 (–16) 360,000
Nov 1 The Tour Championship Georgia United States Hal Sutton (10) 274 (–6) 720,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 David Duval  United States 69.13
2 Tiger Woods  United States 69.21
3 Davis Love III  United States 69.41
4 Jim Furyk  United States 69.50
5 Mark O'Meara  United States 69.63

Full 1998 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 David Duval  United States 2,591,031 23 4
2 Vijay Singh  Fiji 2,238,998 26 2
3 Jim Furyk  United States 2,054,334 28 1
4 Tiger Woods  United States 1,841,117 20 1
5 Hal Sutton  United States 1,838,740 30 2

Full 1998 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Greg Norman  Australia 11,936,443 20
2 Fred Couples  United States 10,535,876 14
3 Tom Kite  United States 10,447,472 19
4 Mark O'Meara  United States 10,293,473 16
5 Davis Love III  United States 10,012,134 13

Full 1998 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) David Duval  United States
PGA Player of the Year Mark O'Meara  United States
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Mark O'Meara  United States
Scoring leader (PGA - Vardon Trophy) David Duval  United States
Scoring leader (PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award) David Duval  United States
Rookie of the Year Steve Flesch  United States
Comeback Player of the Year Scott Verplank  United States

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