1980 Senior PGA Tour
The 1980 Senior PGA Tour was the first season of the Senior PGA Tour (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). The season consisted of only four official money events with purses totalling $475,000, including two majors. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.
The following table shows all the official money events for the 1980 season. "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Senior majors are shown in bold. Golfers winning on their Senior PGA Tour debut are shown in italics.
|Date||Tournament||Location||Purse ($)||Winner||Score||1st prize ($)|
|Jun 22||Atlantic City Senior International||New Jersey||125,000||Don January (1)||208 (−5)||20,000|
|Jun 29||U.S. Senior Open||New York||100,000||Roberto De Vicenzo (1)||285 (+1)||20,000|
|Nov 16||Suntree Classic||Florida||125,000||Charlie Sifford (1)||279 (−9)||20,000|
|Dec 7||PGA Seniors' Championship||Florida||125,000||Arnold Palmer (1)||289 (+1)||20,000|
Money List leaders
|1||Don January||United States||44,100||3||1|
|2||Charlie Sifford||United States||34,929||4||1|
|3||Art Wall||United States||20,829||3||0|
|4||Arnold Palmer||United States||20,000||1||1|
|Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award)||Don January||United States|
|Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award)||Don January||United States|
- "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records" (PDF). PGA Tour. p. 21. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
- "Money Leaders – 1980 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.