2009 PGA Tour

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The 2009 PGA Tour season ran from January 8 to November 15. The season consisted of 46 official money events, one of which was canceled. This included four major championships and three World Golf Championships, which are also sanctioned by the European Tour.

Schedule[edit]

The following table lists the main season events for 2009. 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.

Date Tournament Location Status Winner OWGR[1]
Jan 11 Mercedes-Benz Championship Hawaii Unique Australia Geoff Ogilvy (5) 44
Jan 18 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii Regular United States Zach Johnson (5) 44
Jan 25 Bob Hope Classic California Regular United States Pat Perez (1) 32
Feb 1 FBR Open Arizona Regular United States Kenny Perry (13) 54
Feb 8 Buick Invitational California Regular United States Nick Watney (2) 44
Feb 15 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California Regular United States Dustin Johnson (2) 46
Feb 22 Northern Trust Open California Regular United States Phil Mickelson (35) 62
Mar 1 Accenture Match Play Championship Arizona WGC Australia Geoff Ogilvy (6) 76
Mar 1 Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun Mexico Alternate United States Mark Wilson (2) 24
Mar 8 The Honda Classic Florida Regular South Korea Y.E. Yang (1) 46
Mar 15 CA Championship Florida WGC United States Phil Mickelson (36) 78
Mar 15 Puerto Rico Open Puerto Rico Alternate United States Michael Bradley (3) 24
Mar 22 Transitions Championship Florida Regular South Africa Retief Goosen (7) 46
Mar 29 Arnold Palmer Invitational Florida Regular United States Tiger Woods (66) 60
Apr 5 Shell Houston Open Texas Regular England Paul Casey (1) 62
Apr 12 Masters Tournament Georgia Major Argentina Ángel Cabrera (2) 100
Apr 19 Verizon Heritage South Carolina Regular United States Brian Gay (2) 48
Apr 26 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Louisiana Regular United States Jerry Kelly (3) 38
May 3 Quail Hollow Championship North Carolina Regular United States Sean O'Hair (3) 68
May 10 The Players Championship Florida Unique Sweden Henrik Stenson (2) 80
May 17 Valero Texas Open Texas Regular United States Zach Johnson (6) 26
May 24 HP Byron Nelson Championship Texas Regular South Africa Rory Sabbatini (5) 44
May 31 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Texas Regular United States Steve Stricker (5) 58
Jun 7 The Memorial Tournament Ohio Regular United States Tiger Woods (67) 62
Jun 14 St. Jude Classic Tennessee Regular United States Brian Gay (3) 46
Jun 22[N 1] U.S. Open New York Major United States Lucas Glover (2) 100
Jun 28 Travelers Championship Connecticut Regular United States Kenny Perry (14) 48
Jul 5 AT&T National Maryland Regular United States Tiger Woods (68) 50
Jul 12 John Deere Classic Illinois Regular United States Steve Stricker (6) 34
Jul 19 The Open Championship (British Open) Scotland Major United States Stewart Cink (6) 100
Jul 19 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee Wisconsin Alternate United States Bo Van Pelt (1) 24
Jul 26 RBC Canadian Open Canada Regular Australia Nathan Green (1) 34
Aug 2 Buick Open Michigan Regular United States Tiger Woods (69) 36
Aug 9 Bridgestone Invitational Ohio WGC United States Tiger Woods (70) 76
Aug 9 Legends Reno-Tahoe Open Nevada Alternate United States John Rollins (3) 24
Aug 16 PGA Championship Minnesota Major South Korea Y. E. Yang (2) 100
Aug 23 Wyndham Championship North Carolina Regular United States Ryan Moore (1) 32
Aug 30 The Barclays New Jersey Playoffs United States Heath Slocum (3) 70
Sep 7 Deutsche Bank Championship Massachusetts Playoffs United States Steve Stricker (7) 70
Sep 13 BMW Championship Illinois Playoffs United States Tiger Woods (71) 68
Sep 27 The Tour Championship Georgia Playoffs United States Phil Mickelson (37) 56
Oct 5[N 2] Turning Stone Resort Championship New York Fall Series United States Matt Kuchar (2) 30
Oct 11 Presidents Cup California Team  U.S. Team n/a
Oct 18 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Nevada Fall Series Scotland Martin Laird (1) 40
Oct 25 Frys.com Open Arizona Fall Series United States Troy Matteson (2) 28
Nov 1 Viking Classic Mississippi Fall Series Tournament cancelled[2]
Nov 8 HSBC Champions China WGC United States Phil Mickelson (unofficial) 66
Nov 15 Children's Miracle Network Classic Florida Fall Series Canada/Trinidad and Tobago Stephen Ames (4) 24
Dec 6 Chevron World Challenge California Unofficial United States Jim Furyk (n/a) 48
  1. ^ The tournament was scheduled to end on June 21, but the final round was pushed back to the following day due to heavy rains during the tournament.
  2. ^ The scheduled 72 holes ended on October 4 as planned, but the playoff between Matt Kuchar and Vaughn Taylor was suspended due to darkness after two holes, and resumed the following day.

Money leaders[edit]

This shows the money leaders for the 2009 PGA Tour season. These figures do not include FedEx Cup bonus money.

Rank Player Country Events Money ($)
1 Tiger Woods  United States 17 10,508,163
2 Steve Stricker  United States 22 6,332,636
3 Phil Mickelson  United States 18 5,332,755
4 Zach Johnson  United States 26 4,714,813
5 Kenny Perry  United States 24 4,445,562
6 Sean O'Hair  United States 23 4,316,493
7 Jim Furyk  United States 23 3,946,515
8 Geoff Ogilvy  Australia 20 3,866,270
9 Lucas Glover  United States 26 3,692,580
10 Y. E. Yang  South Korea 23 3,489,516

There is a full list on the PGA Tour's website here.

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 Marc Leishman  Australia
Comeback Player of the Year Not awarded[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Each tournament is allocated a certain number of Official World Golf Rankings 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 of the other tournaments depend on the strength of the field so they are not available in advance.
  2. ^ Viking Classic cancelled due to course conditions
  3. ^ No comeback player of year in '09

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