2016 PGA Tour

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The 2016 PGA Tour was the 101st season of the PGA Tour, and the 49th since separating from the PGA of America. The season began on October 15, 2015.

Schedule[edit]

The following table lists the events for 2015–16.[1] A number of events changed dates due to the 2016 Summer Olympics. In addition, the RSM Classic (formerly the McGladrey Classic) and the Valero Texas Open expanded their fields to 156.

Date Tournament Location Winner OWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Oct 18 Frys.com Open California Argentina Emiliano Grillo (1) 46 6,000,000 1,080,000
Oct 25 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Nevada United States Smylie Kaufman (1) 44 6,400,000 1,152,000
Nov 1 CIMB Classic Malaysia United States Justin Thomas (1) 46 7,000,000 1,260,000 Co-sanctioned with Asian Tour
Nov 8 WGC-HSBC Champions China Scotland Russell Knox (1) 66 8,500,000 1,400,000 World Golf Championships
Nov 9 [n 1] Sanderson Farms Championship Mississippi United States Peter Malnati (1) 24 4,100,000 738,000 Alternate event
Nov 16 [n 1] OHL Classic at Mayakoba Mexico Northern Ireland Graeme McDowell (3) 24 6,200,000 1,116,000
Nov 22 RSM Classic Georgia United States Kevin Kisner (1) 32 5,700,000 1,026,000
Jan 10 Hyundai Tournament of Champions Hawaii United States Jordan Spieth (7) 52 5,900,000 1,180,000 Winners-only event
Jan 17 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii Argentina Fabián Gómez (2) 46 5,800,000 1,044,000
Jan 24 CareerBuilder Challenge California United States Jason Dufner (4) 40 5,800,000 1,044,000 Celebrity pro-am
Feb 1 [n 1] Farmers Insurance Open California United States Brandt Snedeker (8) 54 6,500,000 1,170,000
Feb 7 Waste Management Phoenix Open Arizona Japan Hideki Matsuyama (2) 54 6,500,000 1,170,000
Feb 14 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am California United States Vaughn Taylor (3) 54 7,000,000 1,260,000 Celebrity pro-am
Feb 21 Northern Trust Open California United States Bubba Watson (9) 60 6,800,000 1,224,000
Feb 28 The Honda Classic Florida Australia Adam Scott (12) 58 6,100,000 1,098,000
Mar 6 WGC-Cadillac Championship Florida Australia Adam Scott (13) 76 9,500,000 1,620,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 13 Valspar Championship Florida South Africa Charl Schwartzel (2) 52 6,100,000 1,098,000
Mar 20 Arnold Palmer Invitational Florida Australia Jason Day (8) 58 6,300,000 1,134,000 Invitational
Mar 27 WGC-Dell Match Play Texas Australia Jason Day (9) 76 9,500,000 1,620,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 27 Puerto Rico Open Puerto Rico United States Tony Finau (1) 24 3,000,000 540,000 Alternate event
Apr 3 Shell Houston Open Texas United States Jim Herman (1) 54 6,800,000 1,224,000
Apr 10 Masters Tournament Georgia England Danny Willett (1) 100 10,000,000 1,800,000 Major championship
Apr 17 RBC Heritage South Carolina South Africa Branden Grace (1) 52 5,900,000 1,062,000 Invitational
Apr 24 Valero Texas Open Texas United States Charley Hoffman (4) 40 6,200,000 1,116,000
May 2 [n 2] Zurich Classic of New Orleans Louisiana United States Brian Stuard (1) 44 7,000,000 1,260,000
May 8 Wells Fargo Championship North Carolina United States James Hahn (2) 58 7,300,000 1,314,000
May 15 The Players Championship Florida Australia Jason Day (10) 80 10,500,000 1,890,000 Flagship event
May 22 AT&T Byron Nelson Texas Spain Sergio García (9) 48 7,300,000 1,314,000
May 29 Dean & DeLuca Invitational Texas United States Jordan Spieth (8) 52 6,700,000 1,206,000 Invitational
Jun 5 The Memorial Tournament Ohio United States William McGirt (1) 66 8,500,000 1,530,000 Invitational
Jun 12 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee United States Daniel Berger (1) 28 6,200,000 1,116,000
Jun 19 U.S. Open Pennsylvania United States Dustin Johnson (10) 100 10,000,000 1,800,000 Major championship
Jun 26 Quicken Loans National Maryland United States Billy Hurley III (1) 40 6,900,000 1,242,000 Invitational
Jul 3 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Ohio United States Dustin Johnson (11) 68 9,500,000 1,620,000 World Golf Championships
Jul 3 Barracuda Championship Nevada Australia Greg Chalmers (1) 24 3,200,000 576,000 Alternate event
Jul 10 Greenbrier Classic West Virginia Cancelled due to course flooding
Jul 17 The Open Championship
(British Open)
Scotland Sweden Henrik Stenson (5) 100 £6,500,000[2]
$8,572,200
£1,175,000
$1,549,590
Major championship
Jul 17 Barbasol Championship Alabama Australia Aaron Baddeley (4) 24 3,500,000 630,000 Alternate event
Jul 24 RBC Canadian Open Ontario Venezuela Jhonattan Vegas (2) 46 5,900,000 1,062,000
Jul 31 PGA Championship New Jersey United States Jimmy Walker (6) 100 10,000,000 1,800,000 Major championship
Aug 7 Travelers Championship Connecticut Scotland Russell Knox (2) 50 6,600,000 1,188,000
Aug 14 John Deere Classic Illinois United States Ryan Moore (5) 24 4,800,000 864,000
Aug 21 Wyndham Championship North Carolina South Korea Kim Si-woo (1) 46 5,600,000 1,008,000
Aug 28 The Barclays New York United States Patrick Reed (5) 74 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 5 Deutsche Bank Championship Massachusetts Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy (12) 74 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 11 BMW Championship Indiana United States Dustin Johnson (12) 70 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 25 Tour Championship Georgia Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy (13) 58 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
  1. ^ a b c Finished on Monday due to weather.
  2. ^ Finished on Monday due to weather and shortened to 54 holes.

Unofficial events[edit]

The following events did not carry FedEx Cup points or official money.

Date Tournament Location Winner(s) OWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Dec 6 Hero World Challenge Bahamas United States Bubba Watson 46 3,500,000 1,000,000 18-player field
Dec 10 Franklin Templeton Shootout Florida United States Jason Dufner &
United States Brandt Snedeker
n/a 3,100,000 385,000 12 two-player teams
Dec 13 PNC Father-Son Challenge Florida United States Lanny Wadkins
& Tucker Wadkins
n/a 1,085,000 200,000 20 two-player teams
Jun 28 CVS Health Charity Classic Rhode Island United States Keegan Bradley &
United States Jon Curran
n/a 1,500,000 150,000
each
10 two-player teams
Aug 14 Olympic men's golf competition Brazil United Kingdom Justin Rose 46 n/a 60-player field
Oct 2 Ryder Cup Minnesota  Team USA n/a Two 12-man teams

Source:[3]

Money leaders[edit]

This section shows the final money leaders table.

Rank Player Country Events Prize money ($)
1 Dustin Johnson  United States 22 9,365,185
2 Jason Day  Australia 20 8,045,112
3 Adam Scott  Australia 20 6,473,090
4 Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 18 5,790,585
5 Patrick Reed  United States 28 5,679,575
6 Jordan Spieth  United States 21 5,538,470
7 Russell Knox  Scotland 25 4,885,906
8 Kevin Chappell  United States 27 4,501,050
9 Hideki Matsuyama  Japan 23 4,193,954
10 Jimmy Walker  United States 25 4,148,546

Source:[4]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Dustin Johnson  United States
PGA Player of the Year Dustin Johnson  United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Dustin Johnson  United States
Scoring leader (PGA – Vardon Trophy) Dustin Johnson  United States
Scoring leader (PGA Tour – Byron Nelson Award) Dustin Johnson  United States
Rookie of the Year Emiliano Grillo  Argentina
FedEx Cup Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015–16 schedule". PGA Tour. July 30, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Champion Golfer of the Year will win £1,175,000 at The 145th Open at Royal Troon". The Open Championship. Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  3. ^ "2016 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Money Leaders – 2016". PGA Tour.

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