2007 in golf

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Men's professional golf[edit]

Major championships

World Golf Championships

FedEx Cup playoff events

Other leading PGA Tour events

For a complete list of PGA Tour results see PGA Tour.

Other leading European Tour events

For a complete list of European Tour results see 2007 European Tour.

Team events

Tour leaders

  • PGA Tour - Tiger Woods headed the PGA Tour money list for the eighth time, and also won the inaugural FedEx Cup. Current money list leaders,[2] Current FedEx Cup leaders[3]
  • European Tour - Justin Rose won his first Order of Merit becoming the youngest winner since Ronan Rafferty in 1989.[4]
  • Japan Golf Tour - Toru Taniguchi topped the money list for the second time with earnings of ¥171,744,498.[5]
  • Asian Tour - Liang Wen-Chong became the first golfer from mainland China to win the Order of Merit.[6]
  • PGA Tour of Australasia - Craig Parry won the Order of Merit for the third time, with earnings of A$422,004.[7]
  • Sunshine Tour - With a change to a calendar based season, there were two Order of Merit winners on the Sunshine Tour during 2007, with tournaments held from 1 January 2007 to 25 February 2007 counting for both the 2006/07 and 2007 lists. The 2006/07 Order of Merit was headed by Charl Schwartzel of South Africa for the third consecutive season with earnings of R1,585,117.41, although Ernie Els was the leading money winner, but had not played in sufficient events to qualify for the Order of Merit.[8] The 2007 Order of Merit was won by another South African, James Kingston with earnings of R1,980,688.65.[9]

Other happenings

Awards

Other tour results

Women's professional golf[edit]

LPGA majors

Ladies European Tour major (in addition to the Women's British Open)

For a complete list of Ladies European Tour results see Ladies European Tour.

Additional LPGA Tour events

For a complete list of LPGA Tour results see LPGA Tour.

Team events

Money list leaders

Awards

Other happenings

Senior men's professional golf[edit]

Senior majors

Full list of 2007 Champions Tour results.
Full list of 2007 European Seniors Tour results.

Money list leaders

Amateur golf[edit]

Other happenings

World Golf Hall of Fame inductees[edit]

The following individuals were inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on 12 November:

Table of results[edit]

This table summarises all the results referred to above in date order.

Dates Tournament Status or tour Winner
19-21 Jan Women's World Cup of Golf Professional world team championship Paraguay Paraguay
19-25 Feb WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship World Golf Championships Sweden Henrik Stenson
22-25 Mar WGC-CA Championship World Golf Championships United States Tiger Woods
29 Mar-1 Apr Kraft Nabisco Championship LPGA major United States Morgan Pressel
5-8 Apr The Masters Men's major United States Zach Johnson
10–13 May The Players Championship PGA Tour United States Phil Mickelson
22–25 May NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships U.S. college championship Duke / Stacy Lewis
24–27 May BMW PGA Championship European Tour Denmark Anders Hansen
24–27 May Senior PGA Championship Senior major Zimbabwe Denis Watson
30 May-2 Jun NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships U.S. college championship Stanford / Jamie Lovemark
7-10 Jun LPGA Championship LPGA major Norway Suzann Pettersen
14-17 Jun U.S. Open Men's major Argentina Ángel Cabrera
18-23 Jun The Amateur Championship Amateur men's individual tournament United States Drew Weaver
28 Jun-1 Jul U.S. Women's Open LPGA major United States Cristie Kerr
5-8 Jul U.S. Senior Open Senior major United States Brad Bryant
19-22 Jul The Open Championship Men's major Republic of Ireland Pádraig Harrington
19-22 Jul HSBC Women's World Match Play Championship LPGA Tour South Korea Seon Hwa Lee
26-29 Jul Evian Masters Ladies European Tour major and
LPGA Tour regular event
United States Natalie Gulbis
26-29 Jul Senior British Open Senior major United States Tom Watson
2-5 Aug WGC-Bridgestone Invitational World Golf Championships United States Tiger Woods
2-5 Aug Women's British Open LPGA and Ladies European Tour major Mexico Lorena Ochoa
6-12 Aug U.S. Women's Amateur Amateur women's individual tournament Colombia Maria José Uribe
9-12 Aug PGA Championship Men's major United States Tiger Woods
16-19 Aug JELD-WEN Tradition Senior major Zimbabwe Mark McNulty
20-26 Aug U.S. Amateur Amateur men's individual tournament United States Colt Knost
23-26 Aug The Barclays PGA Tour FedEx Cup playoff United States Steve Stricker
31 Aug-3 Sep Deutsche Bank Championship PGA Tour FedEx Cup playoff United States Phil Mickelson
6-9 Sep BMW Championship PGA Tour FedEx Cup playoff United States Tiger Woods
8-9 Sep Walker Cup Great Britain & Ireland v United States
men's amateur team event
United States United States
13-16 Sep The Tour Championship PGA Tour FedEx Cup playoff United States Tiger Woods
14-16 Sep Solheim Cup United States v Europe
women's professional team event
United States United States
27-30 Sep Presidents Cup International Team v United States
men's professional team event
United States United States
27-30 Sep Seve Trophy Great Britain & Ireland v Europe
men's professional team event
United Kingdom Great Britain & Republic of Ireland Ireland
4-7 Oct Senior Players Championship Senior major United States Loren Roberts
11-14 Oct HSBC World Match Play Championship European Tour South Africa Ernie Els
1-4 Nov Volvo Masters European Tour England Justin Rose
15-18 Nov LPGA Playoffs at The ADT LPGA Tour Mexico Lorena Ochoa
22-25 Nov Omega Mission Hills World Cup Professional world team championship Scotland Scotland
7-9 Dec Lexus Cup Asia v International Team
women's professional team event
Asia

The following biennial events will next be played in 2008: Ryder Cup, Curtis Cup, Espirito Santo Trophy.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Men's tours' official sites[edit]

Women's tours' official sites[edit]

Rankings[edit]

Golf news sites[edit]

Australia based

UK based

U.S. based