1999 Senior PGA Tour

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The 1999 Senior PGA Tour was the 20th season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). The season consisted of 38 official money events with purses totalling $48,900,000, including four majors. Bruce Fleisher won the most tournaments, seven. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1999 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 ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 24 MasterCard Championship Hawaii 1,100,000 United States John Jacobs (2) 203 (−13) 185,000
Feb 7 Royal Caribbean Classic Florida 1,000,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (1) 205 (−8) 150,000
Feb 14 American Express Invitational Florida 1,200,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (2) 203 (−13) 180,000
Feb 21 GTE Classic Florida 1,200,000 United States Larry Nelson (4) 205 (−8) 180,000
Feb 28 The ACE Group Classic Florida 1,200,000 United States Allen Doyle (1) 203 (−13) 180,000
Mar 14 Toshiba Senior Classic California 1,200,000 United States Gary McCord (1) 204 (−9) 180,000
Mar 28 Emerald Coast Classic Florida 1,100,000 United States Bob Duval (1) 200 (−10) 165,000
Apr 4 The Tradition Arizona 1,500,000 Australia Graham Marsh (6) 136 (−8) 225,000
Apr 18 PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 1,750,000 United States Allen Doyle (2) 274 (−14) 315,000
Apr 25 The Home Depot Invitational North Carolina 1,200,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (3) 205 (−11) 180,000
May 2 Bruno's Memorial Classic Alabama 1,200,000 United States Larry Nelson (5) 205 (−11) 180,000
May 9 Nationwide Championship Georgia 1,400,000 United States Hale Irwin (21) 206 (−10) 210,000
May 16 Las Vegas Senior Classic Nevada 1,400,000 Argentina Vicente Fernández (3) 274 (−13) 210,000
May 23 Bell Atlantic Classic Pennsylvania 1,100,000 United States Tom Jenkins (1) 206 (−10) 165,000
May 30 Boone Valley Classic Missouri 1,400,000 United States Hale Irwin (22) 203 (−13) 210,000
Jun 6 Cadillac NFL Golf Classic New Jersey 1,100,000 United States Allen Doyle (3) 202 (−12) 165,000
Jun 13 BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland Tennessee 1,400,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (4) 200 (−16) 210,000
Jun 20 Southwestern Bell Dominion Texas 1,100,000 United States John Mahaffey (1) 204 (−12) 165,000
Jun 27 Ford Senior Players Championship Michigan 2,000,000 United States Hale Irwin (23) 267 (−21) 300,000
Jul 4 State Farm Senior Classic Maryland 1,300,000 Republic of Ireland Christy O'Connor Jnr (1) 198 (−18) 195,000
Jul 11 U.S. Senior Open Iowa 1,500,000 United States Dave Eichelberger (4) 281 (−7) 315,000
Jul 18 Ameritech Senior Open Illinois 1,300,000 United States Hale Irwin (24) 206 (−10) 195,000
Jul 25 Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic Minnesota 1,500,000 United States Hale Irwin (25) 201 (−15) 225,000
Aug 1 Novell Utah Showdown Utah 1,350,000 United States Dave Eichelberger (5) 197 (−19) 202,500
Aug 8 Lightpath Long Island Classic New York 1,200,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (5) 206 (−10) 180,000
Aug 15 Foremost Insurance Championship Michigan 1,000,000 Republic of Ireland Christy O'Connor Jnr (2) 205 (−11) 150,000
Aug 22 BankBoston Classic Massachusetts 1,200,000 United States Tom McGinnis (1) 205 (−11) 180,000
Aug 29 AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship Canada 1,350,000 United States Jim Ahern (1) 272 (−16) 202,500
Sep 5 TD Waterhouse Championship Missouri 1,200,000 United States Allen Doyle (4) 198 (−18) 180,000
Sep 12 Comfort Classic Indiana 1,200,000 United States Gil Morgan (14) 201 (−15) 180,000
Sep 19 Bank One Championship Texas 1,300,000 United States Tom Watson (1) 196 (−20) 195,000
Sep 26 Kroger Senior Classic Ohio 1,400,000 United States Gil Morgan (15) 198 (−12) 210,000
Oct 3 Vantage Championship North Carolina 1,500,000 United States Fred Gibson (1) 195 (−15) 225,000
Oct 10 The Transamerica California 1,100,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (6) 199 (−17) 165,000
Oct 17 Raley's Gold Rush Classic California 1,000,000 Australia David Graham (5) 199 (−17) 150,000
Oct 24 EMC Kaanapali Classic Hawaii 1,000,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (7) 199 (−14) 150,000
Oct 31 Pacific Bell Senior Classic California 1,200,000 United States Joe Inman (2) 199 (−14) 180,000
Nov 7 Ingersoll-Rand Senior Tour Championship South Carolina 2,000,000 United States Gary McCord (2) 276 (−12) 347,000

Source:[1]

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Bruce Fleisher  United States 69.19
2 Hale Irwin  United States 69.58
3 Gil Morgan  United States 69.69
4 Tom Jenkins  United States 69.90
5 Allen Doyle  United States 70.02

Source:[2]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Bruce Fleisher  United States 2,515,705 32 7
2 Hale Irwin  United States 2,025,232 26 5
3 Allen Doyle  United States 1,911,640 31 4
4 Larry Nelson  United States 1,513,524 28 2
5 Gil Morgan  United States 1,493,282 27 2

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin  United States 9,645,485 25
2 Jim Colbert  United States 8,887,831 19
3 Lee Trevino  United States 8,666,030 28
4 Dave Stockton  United States 8,104,786 14
5 Bob Charles  New Zealand 8,001,710 23

Source:[4]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Bruce Fleisher  United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Bruce Fleisher  United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Bruce Fleisher  United States
Rookie of the Year Bruce Fleisher  United States
Comeback Player of the Year Tom Jenkins  United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records" (PDF). PGA Tour. pp. 31–32. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1999 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1999 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1999 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 

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