2007 PGA Tour

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The 2007 PGA Tour season ran from January 4, 2007 to November 4, 2007. The season consisted of 47 official money events. This included four major championships and three World Golf Championships, which are also sanctioned by the European Tour. There were also five unofficial events played in November and December. Tiger Woods swept all the major awards for a sixth time.

Twelve players won three million dollars, 34 won two million or more and 99 won one million or more. The cut off to make the top 125 on the money list and retain a tour card was a record $785,180.

The total prize money, as stated on the 2007 schedule of tournaments page of the PGA Tour website, was $271.1 million. The actual prize money was slightly higher – $272,304,886.89 (due to more than 70 players making the cut at most tournaments). If one player had played and won each of the 44 events (excluding the three alternate events), he would have won $46,787,450.

Schedule[edit]

The following table lists the main season events. The designations in the "Status" column are explained in the notes below the table. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event.

Week Tournament Location Status Winner OWGR pts[1]
Jan 4-7 Mercedes-Benz Championship Hawaii Small field Fiji Vijay Singh (30) 50
Jan 11-14 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii Regular United States Paul Goydos (2) 56
Jan 17-21 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California Regular United States Charley Hoffman (1) 40
Jan 25-28 Buick Invitational California Regular United States Tiger Woods (55) 50
Feb 1-4 FBR Open Arizona Regular Australia Aaron Baddeley (2) 54
Feb 8-11 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California Regular United States Phil Mickelson (30) 48
Feb 15-18 Nissan Open California Regular United States Charles Howell III (2) 70
Feb 21-25 Accenture Match Play Championship Arizona WGC Sweden Henrik Stenson (1) 76
Feb 22-25 Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun Mexico Alternate United States Fred Funk (8) 24
Mar 1-4 The Honda Classic Florida Regular United States Mark Wilson (1) 50
Mar 8-11 PODS Championship Florida Regular United States Mark Calcavecchia (13) 48
Mar 15-18 Arnold Palmer Invitational Florida Regular Fiji Vijay Singh (31) 68
Mar 22-25 CA Championship Florida WGC United States Tiger Woods (56) 76
Mar 29-Apr 1 Shell Houston Open Texas Regular Australia Adam Scott (5) 46
Apr 5-8 Masters Tournament Georgia Major United States Zach Johnson (2) 100
Apr 12-15 Verizon Heritage South Carolina Regular United States Boo Weekley (1) 54
Apr 19-22 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Louisiana Regular United States Nick Watney (1) 28
Apr 26-29 EDS Byron Nelson Championship Texas Regular United States Scott Verplank (5) 52
May 3–6 Wachovia Championship North Carolina Regular United States Tiger Woods (57) 74
May 10–13 The Players Championship Florida Unique United States Phil Mickelson (31) 80
May 17–20 AT&T Classic Georgia Regular United States Zach Johnson (3) 36
May 24–27 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Texas Regular South Africa Rory Sabbatini (4) 52
May 31-Jun 3 The Memorial Tournament Ohio Regular South Korea K.J. Choi (5) 70
Jun 7-10 Stanford St. Jude Championship Tennessee Regular United States Woody Austin (3) 50
Jun 14-17 U.S. Open Pennsylvania Major Argentina Ángel Cabrera (1) 100
Jun 21-24 Travelers Championship Connecticut Regular United States Hunter Mahan (1) 46
Jun 28-Jul 1 Buick Open Michigan Regular United States Brian Bateman (1) 38
Jul 5-8 AT&T National Maryland Regular South Korea K.J. Choi (6) 62
Jul 12-15 John Deere Classic Illinois Regular United States Jonathan Byrd (3) 24
Jul 19-22 The Open Championship (British Open) Scotland Major Republic of Ireland Pádraig Harrington (3) 100
Jul 19-22 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee Wisconsin Alternate United States Joe Ogilvie (1) 24
Jul 26-29 Canadian Open Canada Regular United States Jim Furyk (13) 32
Aug 2-5 Bridgestone Invitational Ohio WGC United States Tiger Woods (58) 76
Aug 2-5 Reno-Tahoe Open Nevada Alternate United States Steve Flesch (3) 24
Aug 9-12 PGA Championship Oklahoma Major United States Tiger Woods (59) 100
Aug 16-19 Wyndham Championship North Carolina Regular United States Brandt Snedeker (1) 24
Aug 23-26 The Barclays New York Playoffs United States Steve Stricker (4) 74
Aug 31-Sep 3 Deutsche Bank Championship Massachusetts Playoffs United States Phil Mickelson (32) 74
Sep 6-9 BMW Championship Illinois Playoffs United States Tiger Woods (60) 68
Sep 13-16 The Tour Championship Georgia Playoffs United States Tiger Woods (61) 60
Sep 20-23 Turning Stone Resort Championship New York Fall Series United States Steve Flesch (4) 30
Sep 28-30 Presidents Cup Canada Team event United States United States N/A
Sep 27-30 Viking Classic Mississippi Fall Series United States Chad Campbell (4) 24
Oct 4-7 Valero Texas Open Texas Fall Series United States Justin Leonard (11) 24
Oct 11-14 Frys.com Open Nevada Fall Series United States George McNeill (1) 26
Oct 18-21 Fry's Electronics Open Arizona Fall Series Canada Mike Weir (8) 38
Oct 25-28 Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro Florida Fall Series Sweden Daniel Chopra (1) 24
Nov 1-4 Children's Miracle Network Classic Florida Fall Series Trinidad and Tobago Canada Stephen Ames (3) 34

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Tiger Woods  United States 67.79
2 Ernie Els  South Africa 69.29
3 Justin Rose  England 69.30
4 Steve Stricker  United States 69.39
5 Phil Mickelson  United States 69.46

Full 2007 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Tiger Woods  United States 10,867,052 16 7
2 Phil Mickelson  United States 5,819,988 22 3
3 Vijay Singh  Fiji 4,728,376 27 2
4 Steve Stricker  United States 4,663,077 23 1
5 K.J. Choi  South Korea 4,587,859 25 2

Full 2007 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Tiger Woods  United States 76,579,376 61
2 Vijay Singh  Fiji 54,108,218 31
3 Phil Mickelson  United States 45,334,026 32
4 Davis Love III  United States 35,630,313 19
5 Jim Furyk  United States 35,354,112 13

Full 2007 Career Official Money List

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Tiger Woods  United States
PGA Player of the Year Tiger Woods  United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) 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 Brandt Snedeker  United States
Comeback Player of the Year Steve Stricker  United States

Notes

  • Tiger Woods was the PGA Tour Player of the Year for a record ninth time, and for the third consecutive year
  • Tiger Woods was the Money Winner for a record-tying eighth time, and for the third consecutive year
  • Tiger Woods won the Byron Nelson Award for a record eighth time, and for the third consecutive year
  • Tiger Woods won the three most prestigious awards given by the PGA Tour (Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Byron Nelson Awards) in the same year for a record seventh time

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Each tournament is allocated a certain number of Official World Golf Ranking points for its champion, and points for lower finishes are based on a sliding scale. The major championships and the Players Championship have fixed allocations, but the points at the other tournaments depend on the strength of the field so they are not available in advance.

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