2001 Senior PGA Tour

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The 2001 Senior PGA Tour was the 22nd season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003). The season consisted of 37 official money events with purses totalling $58,150,000 (not including the Vantage Championship which was canceled due to terrorist activities of September 11), including four majors. Larry Nelson won the most tournaments, five. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2001 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 21 MasterCard Championship Hawaii 1,400,000 United States Larry Nelson (12) 197 (−19) 240,000
Feb 4 Royal Caribbean Classic Florida 1,400,000 United States Larry Nelson (13) 29 (Stableford) 210,000
Feb 11 ACE Group Classic Florida 1,400,000 United States Gil Morgan (19) 204 (−12) 210,000
Feb 18 Verizon Classic Florida 1,400,000 United States Bob Gilder (1) 205 (−8) 210,000
Feb 25 Mexico Senior Classic Mexico 1,500,000 United States Mike McCullough (1) 204 (−12) 225,000
Mar 4 Toshiba Senior Classic California 1,400,000 Spain José Maria Cañizares (1) 202 (−11) 210,000
Mar 11 SBC Senior Classic California 1,400,000 United States Jim Colbert (20) 204 (−12) 210,000
Mar 18 Siebel Classic in Silicon Valley California 1,400,000 United States Hale Irwin (30) 206 (−10) 210,000
Mar 25 Emerald Coast Classic Florida 1,400,000 United States Mike McCullough (2) 200 (−10) 210,000
Apr 15 The Countrywide Tradition Arizona 1,700,000 United States Doug Tewell (4) 265 (−23) 255,000
Apr 22 Las Vegas Senior Classic Nevada 1,400,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (12) 208 (−8) 210,000
Apr 29 Bruno's Memorial Classic Alabama 1,400,000 United States Hale Irwin (31) 195 (−21) 210,000
May 6 The Home Depot Invitational North Carolina 1,300,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (13) 201 (−15) 195,000
May 13 Enterprise Rent-A-Car Match Play Championship Missouri 2,000,000 United States Leonard Thompson (3) 1 up 300,000
May 20 TD Waterhouse Championship Missouri 1,500,000 United States Ed Dougherty (2) 194 (−22) 225,000
May 27 Senior PGA Championship New Jersey 2,000,000 United States Tom Watson (3) 274 (−14) 360,000
Jun 3 BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland Tennessee 1,600,000 United States Sammy Rachels (1) 199 (−17) 240,000
Jun 10 NFL Golf Classic New Jersey 1,200,000 United States John Schroeder (1) 207 (−9) 180,000
Jun 17 The Instinet Classic New Jersey 1,500,000 United States Gil Morgan (20) 201 (−15) 225,000
Jun 24 FleetBoston Classic Massachusetts 1,400,000 United States Larry Nelson (14) 201 (−15) 210,000
Jul 1 U.S. Senior Open Massachusetts 2,400,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (14) 280 (E) 430,000
Jul 8 Farmers Charity Classic Michigan 1,400,000 United States Larry Nelson (15) 202 (−14) 210,000
Jul 15 Ford Senior Players Championship Michigan 2,400,000 United States Allen Doyle (6) 273 (−15) 375,000
Jul 22 SBC Senior Open Illinois 1,400,000 United States Dana Quigley (5) 200 (−16) 210,000
Jul 29 State Farm Senior Classic Maryland 1,450,000 United States Allen Doyle (7) 205 (−11) 217,500
Aug 5 Lightpath Long Island Classic New York 1,700,000 United States Bobby Wadkins (1) 202 (−14) 255,000
Aug 12 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000 United States Bruce Lietzke (1) 207 (−9) 262,500
Aug 19 Novell Utah Showdown Utah 1,500,000 United States Steve Veriato (1) 204 (−12) 225,000
Aug 26 AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship Canada 1,600,000 United States Walter Hall (1) 199 (−15) 240,000
Sep 2 Kroger Senior Classic Ohio 1,500,000 United States Jim Thorpe (3) 130 (−10) 220,000
Sep 9 Allianz Championship Iowa 1,750,000 United States Jim Thorpe (4) 199 (−14) 262,500
Sep 16 Vantage Championship North Carolina 1,600,000 Canceled due to terrorist activities of September 11
Sep 23 SAS Championship North Carolina 1,600,000 United States Bruce Lietzke (2) 201 (−15) 240,000
Sep 30 Gold Rush Classic California 1,300,000 United States Tom Kite (3) 194 (−22) 195,000
Oct 7 Turtle Bay Championship Hawaii 1,500,000 United States Hale Irwin (32) 205 (−11) 225,000
Oct 14 The Transamerica California 1,300,000 United States Sammy Rachels (2) 202 (−14) 195,000
Oct 21 SBC Championship Texas 1,400,000 United States Larry Nelson (16) 199 (−17) 210,000
Oct 28 Senior Tour Championship Oklahoma 2,500,000 United States Bob Gilder (2) 277 (−11) 440,000

Source:[1]

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Gil Morgan  United States 69.20
2 Hale Irwin  United States 69.29
3 Allen Doyle  United States 69.41
4 Bruce Fleisher  United States 69.52
5 Tom Kite  United States 69.80

Source:[2]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Allen Doyle  United States 2,553,582 34 2
2 Bruce Fleisher  United States 2,411,543 31 3
3 Hale Irwin  United States 2,147,422 26 3
4 Larry Nelson  United States 2,109,936 28 5
5 Gil Morgan  United States 1,885,871 24 2

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin  United States 13,921,875 32
2 Jim Colbert  United States 10,553,940 20
3 Gil Morgan  United States 9,749,317 20
4 Lee Trevino  United States 9,426,642 29
5 Dave Stockton  United States 9,140,870 14

Source:[4]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Allen Doyle  United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Allen Doyle  United States
Charles Schwab Cup Allen Doyle  United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Gil Morgan  United States
Rookie of the Year Bob Gilder  United States
Comeback Player of the Year John Schroeder  United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records" (PDF). PGA Tour. pp. 33–34. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 2001 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 2001 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2001 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 

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