2013 Champions Tour

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The 2013 Champions Tour was the 34th season since the Champions Tour officially began in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour. The season consisted of 26 official money events with purses totaling $50,750,000, including five majors. Bernhard Langer topped the end-of-season money list, winning $2,448,428. This was his second straight money title and fifth overall. Kenny Perry won the most tournaments, three. Fred Couples led the tour in scoring average for the second straight year and third time overall. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2013 season.[1] "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 Champions Tour debut are shown in italics.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score Winner's
share ($)
Jan 20 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Hawaii 1,800,000 United States John Cook (9) 199 (−17) 309,000
Feb 10 Allianz Championship Florida 1,800,000 United States Rocco Mediate (1) 199 (−17) 270,000
Feb 17 ACE Group Classic Florida 1,600,000 Germany Bernhard Langer (17) 204 (−12) 240,000
Mar 17 Toshiba Classic California 1,750,000 South Africa David Frost (4) 194 (−19) 262,500
Mar 24 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Mississippi 1,600,000 United States Michael Allen (4) 205 (−11) 240,000
Apr 21 Greater Gwinnett Championship Georgia 1,800,000 Germany Bernhard Langer (18) 206 (−10) 270,000
Apr 28 Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf Georgia 2,700,000 United States Brad Faxon (2) &
United States Jeff Sluman (5)
193 (−23) 230,000
each
May 5 Insperity Championship Texas 1,800,000 Mexico Esteban Toledo (1) 210 (−6) 270,000
May 26 Senior PGA Championship Missouri 2,100,000 Japan Kōki Idoki (1) 273 (−11) 378,000
Jun 2 Principal Charity Classic Iowa 1,750,000 United States Russ Cochran (4) 205 (−11) 262,500
Jun 9 Regions Tradition Alabama 2,200,000 South Africa David Frost (5) 272 (−16) 335,000
Jun 23 Encompass Championship Illinois 1,800,000 United States Craig Stadler (9) 203 (−13) 270,000
Jun 30 Constellation Senior Players Championship Pennsylvania 2,700,000 United States Kenny Perry (3) 261 (−19) 405,000
Jul 14 U.S. Senior Open Nebraska 2,750,000 United States Kenny Perry (4) 267 (−13) 500,000
Jul 29 The Senior Open Championship England 2,000,000 United States Mark Wiebe (4) 271 (−9) 392,000
Aug 4 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000 United States Tom Pernice, Jr. (2) 199 (−17) 262,500
Aug 18 Dick's Sporting Goods Open New York 1,800,000 United States Bart Bryant (1) 200 (−16) 270,000
Aug 25 Boeing Classic Washington 2,000,000 United States John Riegger (1) 201 (−15) 300,000
Sep 1 Shaw Charity Classic Alberta, Canada 2,000,000 United States Rocco Mediate (2) 191 (−22) 300,000
Sep 8 Montreal Championship Quebec, Canada 1,600,000 Mexico Esteban Toledo (2) 211 (−5) 240,000
Sep 22 Pacific Links Hawai'i Championship Hawaii 1,800,000 United States Mark Wiebe (5) 205 (−11) 270,000
Sep 29 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach California 1,800,000 United States Kirk Triplett (2) 205 (−11) 270,000
Oct 13 SAS Championship North Carolina 2,100,000 United States Russ Cochran (5) 199 (−17) 315,000
Oct 20 Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn North Carolina 1,600,000 United States Michael Allen (5) 197 (−13) 240,000
Oct 27 AT&T Championship Texas 1,900,000 United States Kenny Perry (5) 203 (−13) 285,000
Nov 3 Charles Schwab Cup Championship California 2,500,000 United States Fred Couples (9) 267 (−17) 440,000

Leaders[edit]

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Fred Couples  United States 68.64
2 Bernhard Langer  Germany 68.92
3 Kenny Perry  United States 69.21
4 David Frost  South Africa 69.49
5 Tom Lehman  United States 69.58

Source:[2]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Bernhard Langer  Germany 2,448,428 24 2
2 Kenny Perry  United States 2,241,188 20 3
3 David Frost  South Africa 1,817,234 25 2
4 Fred Couples  United States 1,706,812 15 1
5 Russ Cochran  United States 1,458,583 23 2

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin  United States 26,751,036 45
2 Gil Morgan  United States 20,375,204 25
3 Tom Kite  United States 15,836,651 10
4 Dana Quigley  United States 14,847,286 11
5 Bruce Fleisher  United States 14,836,386 18

Source:[4]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Kenny Perry  United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Bernhard Langer  Germany
Charles Schwab Cup Kenny Perry  United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Fred Couples  United States
Rookie of the Year Rocco Mediate  United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Champions Tour announces 2013 tournament schedule". PGA Tour. December 19, 2012. Retrieved January 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 2013 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 2013 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2013 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 

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