2007 Champions Tour

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The 2007 Champions Tour was the 28th season since the Champions Tour officially began in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour. The season consisted of 29 official money events with purses totalling $54,100,000, including five majors. Jay Haas won the most tournaments, four. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2007 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. Senior majors are shown in bold. Golfers winning on their Champions Tour debut are shown in italics.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 21 MasterCard Championship at Hualalai Hawaii 1,700,000 United States Hale Irwin (45) 193 (−23) 290,000
Jan 28 Turtle Bay Championship Hawaii 1,600,000 United States Fred Funk (2) 193 (−23) 240,000
Feb 11 Allianz Championship Florida 1,600,000 England Mark James (3) 201 (−15) 240,000
Feb 18 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Florida 1,600,000 United States Tom Watson (9) 209 (−4) 240,000
Feb 25 The ACE Group Classic Florida 1,600,000 United States Bobby Wadkins (4) 201 (−15) 240,000
Mar 11 Toshiba Classic California 1,650,000 United States Jay Haas (7) 194 (−19) 247,500
Mar 18 AT&T Champions Classic California 1,600,000 United States Tom Purtzer (4) 206 (−10) 240,000
Apr 1 Ginn Championship Hammock Beach Resort Florida 2,500,000 United States Keith Fergus (1) 204 (−12) 375,000
Apr 22 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Georgia 2,500,000 United States Jay Haas (8) 207 (−9) 395,000
May 6 FedEx Kinko's Classic Texas 1,600,000 United States Scott Hoch (1) 201 (−15) 240,000
May 20 Regions Charity Classic Alabama 1,600,000 United States Brad Bryant (3) 204 (−12) 240,000
May 27 Senior PGA Championship South Carolina 2,000,000 Zimbabwe Denis Watson (1) 279 (−9) 360,000
Jun 3 The Boeing Championship at Sandestin Florida 1,650,000 United States Loren Roberts (6) 197 (−16) 247,500
Jun 10 The Principal Charity Classic Iowa 1,600,000 United States Jay Haas (9) 201 (−12) 240,000
Jun 24 Bank of America Championship Massachusetts 1,650,000 United States Jay Haas (10) 203 (−13) 247,500
Jul 1 Commerce Bank Championship NewYork 1,500,000 United States Lonnie Nielsen (1) 199 (−14) 225,000
Jul 8 U.S. Senior Open Wisconsin 2,600,000 United States Brad Bryant (4) 282 (−6) 470,000
Jul 15 Dick's Sporting Goods Open NewYork 1,600,000 United States R. W. Eaks (1) 199 (−17) 240,000
Jul 29 Senior British Open Scotland 2,000,000 United States Tom Watson (10) 284 (E) 320,176
Aug 5 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000 United States D. A. Weibring (4) 198 (−18) 262,500
Aug 19 JELD-WEN Tradition Oregon 2,600,000 Zimbabwe Republic of Ireland Mark McNulty (6) 272 (−16) 390,000
Aug 26 Boeing Classic Washington 1,600,000 Zimbabwe Denis Watson (2) 207 (−9) 240,000
Sep 2 Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach California 2,000,000 United States Gil Morgan (25) 202 (−14) 300,000
Sep 16 Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn North Carolina 1,600,000 United States R. W. Eaks (2) 199 (−17) 240,000
Sep 23 SAS Championship North Carolina 2,000,000 United States Mark Wiebe (1) 198 (−18) 300,000
Oct 7 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship Maryland 2,600,000 United States Loren Roberts (7) 267 (−13) 390,000
Oct 14 Administaff Small Business Classic Texas 1,700,000 Germany Bernhard Langer (1) 191 (−25) 255,000
Oct 21 AT&T Championship Texas 1,600,000 United States John Cook (1) 198 (−15) 240,000
Oct 28 Charles Schwab Cup Championship California 2,500,000 United States Jim Thorpe (13) 268 (−20) 442,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Loren Roberts  United States 69.31
2 Jay Haas  United States 69.36
3 Eduardo Romero  Argentina 69.90
4 D. A. Weibring  United States 69.98
5 Mark O'Meara  United States 70.09

Source:[1]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Jay Haas  United States 2,581,001 27 4
2 Loren Roberts  United States 2,170,627 23 2
3 Brad Bryant  United States 1,812,099 24 2
4 Denis Watson  Zimbabwe 1,636,123 25 2
5 D. A. Weibring  United States 1,557,622 27 1

Source:[2]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin  United States 24,654,218 45
2 Gil Morgan  United States 18,383,634 25
3 Dana Quigley  United States 13,956,074 11
4 Bruce Fleisher  United States 13,513,100 18
5 Larry Nelson  United States 13,049,347 19

Source:[3]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Jay Haas  United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Jay Haas  United States
Charles Schwab Cup Loren Roberts  United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Loren Roberts  United States
Rookie of the Year Denis Watson  Zimbabwe
Comeback Player of the Year R. W. Eaks  United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scoring Average – 2007 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 2007 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2007 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 

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