2011 Nationwide Tour

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The 2011 Nationwide Tour was the 22nd Nationwide Tour season. It ran from February 24 to October 30. The season consisted of 26 official money golf tournaments; three of which were played outside of the United States. The top 25 players on the year-end money list earned their PGA Tour card for 2012.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the Nationwide Tour's 2011 schedule.[1] The numbers in parentheses after winners' names show the player's total number of wins on the Nationwide Tour including that event. No one accumulates many wins on the Nationwide Tour because success at this level soon leads to promotion to the PGA Tour.

Date Tournament Location Winner OWGR
points
Notes
Feb 27 Panama Claro Championship Panama Australia Mathew Goggin (3) 14
Mar 6 Pacific Rubiales Bogotá Open Colombia South Africa Brenden Pappas (n/a) 10[2] Official money, unofficial win[3] -
tournament shortened to 36 holes by weather
Mar 27 Chitimacha Louisiana Open Louisiana United States Brett Wetterich (3) 14
Apr 17 Fresh Express Classic at TPC Stonebrae California Sweden Daniel Chopra (3) 14
May 1 South Georgia Classic Georgia United States Ted Potter, Jr. (1) 14 Won as a Monday qualifier
May 8 Stadion Classic at UGA Georgia United States Russell Henley (am) (1) 14 Won as an amateur
May 22 BMW Charity Pro-Am South Carolina South Africa Garth Mulroy (2) 14
Jun 5 Melwood Prince George's County Open Maryland United States Steve Wheatcroft (1) 14
Jun 12 The Rex Hospital Open North Carolina United States Kyle Thompson (3) 14
Jun 19 Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open Kansas Australia Mathew Goggin (4) 14
Jun 26 Mexico Open Mexico United States Erik Compton (1) 14
Jul 17 Chiquita Classic Ohio Scotland Russell Knox (1) 14
Jul 24 Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational Ohio United States Harris English (am) (1) 14 Won as an amateur
Jul 31 Utah Championship Utah United States J. J. Killeen (1) 14
Aug 7 Cox Classic Nebraska United States J. J. Killeen (2) 14
Aug 14 Price Cutter Charity Championship Missouri United States Steve Friesen (1) 14 Won as a Monday qualifier
Aug 21 Midwest Classic Kansas Australia James Nitties (1) 14
Aug 28 News Sentinel Open Tennessee United States Kirk Triplett (1) 14 Oldest winner in Tour history
Sep 4 Mylan Classic Pennsylvania England Gary Christian (2) 14
Sep 18 Albertsons Boise Open Idaho United States Jason Kokrak (1) 14 Last player to gain entry into the field
Sep 25 Soboba Golf Classic California United States Ted Potter, Jr. (2) 14
Oct 2 WNB Golf Classic Texas New Zealand Danny Lee (1) 14
Oct 9 Children's Hospital Classic Tennessee Argentina Miguel Carballo (2) 14
Oct 16 Miccosukee Championship Florida United States Jason Kokrak (2) 14
Oct 23 Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open Florida Australia Gavin Coles (5) 14
Oct 30 Nationwide Tour Championship at Daniel Island South Carolina United States Ken Duke (2) 20

Money leaders[edit]

The table shows the final top 10 money winners for the 2011 Nationwide Tour season. For the list of the top 25 golfers, given PGA Tour memberships for the 2012 season, see 2011 Nationwide Tour graduates.

Rank Player Country Prize money (US$)
1 J. J. Killeen  United States 414,273
2 Ted Potter, Jr.  United States 402,470
3 Mathew Goggin  Australia 378,492
4 Jason Kokrak  United States 338,092
5 Jonas Blixt  Sweden 327,020
6 Danny Lee  New Zealand 326,100
7 Ken Duke  United States 313,241
8 Scott Brown  United States 282,502
9 Gary Christian  England 260,054
10 Miguel Carballo  Argentina 258,833

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Web.com Tour Schedule – 2011". ESPN. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ Points reduced 25% due to only 36 holes being played
  3. ^ Chemycz, Joe (March 6, 2011). "Pappas declared winner in weather-plagued Bogota". PGA Tour. Retrieved September 5, 2013.