2001 PGA Tour

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The 2001 PGA Tour season was played from January 3 to November 4. The season consisted of 47 official money events and two events were cancelled due to the terrorist attacks on September 11. Tiger Woods won the most tournaments, five, 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 2001 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 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship Australia United States Steve Stricker (3) 2&1 1,000,000
Jan 14 Mercedes Championships Hawaii United States Jim Furyk (6) 274 (–18) 630,000
Jan 15 Touchstone Energy Tucson Open Arizona United States Garrett Willis (1) 273 (–15) 540,000
Jan 21 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii United States Brad Faxon (7) 260 (–20) 720,000
Jan 28 Phoenix Open Arizona United States Mark Calcavecchia (11) 256 (–28) 720,000
Feb 4 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California United States Davis Love III (14) 272 (–16) 720,000
Feb 11 Buick Invitational California United States Phil Mickelson (18) 269 (–19) 630,000
Feb 18 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California United States Joe Durant (2) 324 (–36) 630,000
Feb 25 Nissan Open California Australia Robert Allenby (3) 276 (–8) 612,000
Mar 4 Genuity Championship Florida United States Joe Durant (3) 270 (–18) 810,000
Mar 11 Honda Classic Florida Sweden Jesper Parnevik (5) 270 (–18) 576,000
Mar 18 Bay Hill Invitational Florida United States Tiger Woods (25) 273 (–15) 630,000
Mar 26 The Players Championship Florida United States Tiger Woods (26) 274 (–14) 1,080,000
Apr 1 BellSouth Classic Georgia United States Scott McCarron (3) 280 (–8) 594,000
Apr 8 Masters Tournament Georgia United States Tiger Woods (27) 272 (–16) 1,008,000
Apr 16 WorldCom Classic - The Heritage of Golf South Carolina Argentina José Cóceres (1) 273 (–11) 630,000
Apr 22 Shell Houston Open Texas United States Hal Sutton (14) 278 (–10) 612,000
Apr 29 Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic North Carolina United States Scott Hoch (9) 272 (–16) 630,000
May 6 Compaq Classic of New Orleans Louisiana United States David Toms (5) 266 (–22) 720,000
May 13 Verizon Byron Nelson Classic Texas United States Robert Damron (1) 263 (–17) 810,000
May 20 MasterCard Colonial Texas Spain Sergio García (1) 267 (–13) 720,000
May 28 Kemper Insurance Open Maryland United States Frank Lickliter (1) 268 (–16) 630,000
Jun 3 The Memorial Tournament Ohio United States Tiger Woods (28) 271 (–17) 738,000
Jun 10 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee United States Bob Estes (2) 267 (–17) 630,000
Jun 18 U.S. Open Oklahoma South Africa Retief Goosen (1) 276 (–4) 900,000
Jun 25 Buick Classic New York Spain Sergio García (2) 268 (–16) 630,000
Jul 1 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut United States Phil Mickelson (19) 264 (–16) 558,000
Jul 8 Advil Western Open Illinois United States Scott Hoch (10) 267 (–21) 648,000
Jul 15 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin Japan Shigeki Maruyama (1) 266 (–18) 558,000
Jul 22 The Open Championship (British Open) England United States David Duval (13) 274 (–10) 858,300
Jul 22 B.C. Open New York United States Jeff Sluman (5) 266 (–22) 360,000
Jul 29 John Deere Classic Illinois United States David Gossett (1) 265 (–19) 504,000
Aug 5 The International Colorado United States Tom Pernice, Jr. (2) 34 (Stableford) 720,000
Aug 12 Buick Open Michigan United States Kenny Perry (4) 263 (–25) 558,000
Aug 19 PGA Championship Georgia United States David Toms (6) 265 (–15) 936,000
Aug 26 Reno-Tahoe Open Nevada United States John Cook (11) 271 (–17) 540,000
Aug 26 WGC-NEC Invitational Ohio United States Tiger Woods (29) 268 (–12) 1,000,000
Sep 2 Air Canada Championship Canada United States Joel Edwards (1) 265 (–19) 612,000
Sep 9 Bell Canadian Open Canada United States Scott Verplank (4) 266 (–14) 684,000
Sep 16 Tampa Bay Classic Florida cancelled due to terrorist attacks on 9/11 (450,000)
Sep 16 WGC-American Express Championship Missouri cancelled due to terrorist attacks on 9/11 (1,000,000)
Sep 23 Marconi Pennsylvania Classic Pennsylvania Australia Robert Allenby (4) 269 (–19) 594,000
Sep 30 Texas Open at LaCantera Texas United States Justin Leonard (6) 266 (–18) 540,000
Oct 7 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill Virginia United States David Toms (7) 269 (–15) 630,000
Oct 14 Invensys Classic at Las Vegas Nevada United States Bob Estes (3) 329 (–30) 810,000
Oct 21 National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney Florida Argentina José Cóceres (2) 265 (–23) 612,000
Oct 28 Buick Challenge Georgia United States Chris DiMarco (2) 267 (–21) 612,000
Nov 4 Southern Farm Bureau Classic Mississippi United States Cameron Beckman (1) 269 (–19) 432,000
Nov 4 The Tour Championship Texas Canada Mike Weir (3) 270 (–14) 900,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Tiger Woods  United States 68.81
2 Davis Love III  United States 69.06
3 Sergio García  Spain 69.13
4 Phil Mickelson  United States 69.21
5 Vijay Singh  Fiji 69.21

Full 2001 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Tiger Woods  United States 5,687,777 19 5
2 Phil Mickelson  United States 4,403,883 23 2
3 David Toms  United States 3,791,595 28 3
4 Vijay Singh  Fiji 3,440,829 26 0
5 Davis Love III  United States 3,169,463 20 1

Full 2001 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Tiger Woods  United States 26,191,227 29
2 Davis Love III  United States 17,994,690 14
3 Phil Mickelson  United States 17,837,998 19
4 David Duval  United States 15,312,553 13
5 Scott Hoch  United States 14,553,202 10

Full 2001 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Tiger Woods  United States
PGA Player of the Year Tiger Woods  United States
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Tiger Woods  United States
Scoring leader (PGA - Vardon Trophy) Tiger Woods  United States
Scoring leader (PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award) Tiger Woods  United States
Rookie of the Year Charles Howell III  United States
Comeback Player of the Year Joe Durant  United States

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