2018 PGA Tour Champions season

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The 2018 PGA Tour Champions season is the 39th in which PGA Tour Champions, a golf tour for men age 50 and over, has operated. The tour officially began in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour.

Tournament results[edit]

The following table shows the official money events for the 2018 season.[1] "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they will have on the tour up to and including that event. Senior majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score Winner's
share ($)
Jan 14 Diamond Resorts Invitational^ Florida 760,000 United States Scott Parel (n/a) 93 pts 125,000
Jan 20 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Hawaii 1,800,000 United States Jerry Kelly (3) 198 (−18) 305,000
Feb 11 Boca Raton Championship Florida 1,600,000 United States Mark Calcavecchia (4) 200 (−16) 240,000
Feb 18 Chubb Classic Florida 1,600,000 United States Joe Durant (3) 197 (−19) 240,000
Mar 4 Cologuard Classic Arizona 1,700,000 United States Steve Stricker (1) 205 (−14) 255,000
Mar 11 Toshiba Classic California 1,800,000 Fiji Vijay Singh (2) 202 (−11) 270,000
Mar 25 Rapiscan Systems Classic Mississippi 1,600,000 United States Steve Stricker (2) 205 (−11) 240,000
Apr 15 Mitsubishi Electric Classic Georgia 1,800,000 United States Steve Flesch (1) 205 (−11) 270,000
Apr 22 Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Missouri 1,800,000 England Paul Broadhurst (3) &
United States Kirk Triplett (6)
194 (−24) 171,000
each
May 6 Insperity Invitational Texas 2,200,000 Germany Bernhard Langer (37) 205 (−11) 330,000
May 20 Regions Tradition Alabama 2,400,000 Spain Miguel Ángel Jiménez (5) 269 (−19) 360,000
May 27 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship Michigan 3,000,000 England Paul Broadhurst (4) 265 (−19) 585,000
Jun 10 Principal Charity Classic Iowa 1,750,000 United States Tom Lehman (11) 131 (−13) 262,500
Jun 24 American Family Insurance Championship Wisconsin 2,000,000 United States Scott McCarron (7) 201 (−15) 300,000
Jul 1 U.S. Senior Open Colorado 4,000,000 United States David Toms (1) 277 (−3) 720,000
Jul 15 Constellation Senior Players Championship Illinois 2,800,000 Fiji Vijay Singh (3) 268 (−20) 420,000
Jul 29 The Senior Open Championship Scotland 2,000,000 Spain Miguel Ángel Jiménez (6) 276 (−12) 314,330
Aug 5 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000 United States Kenny Perry (10) 195 (−21) 262,500
Aug 19 Dick's Sporting Goods Open New York 2,050,000 United States Bart Bryant (2) 200 (−16) 307,500
Aug 26 Boeing Classic Washington 2,100,000 United States Scott Parel (1) 198 (−18) 315,000
Sep 2 Shaw Charity Classic Alberta, Canada 2,350,000 United States Scott McCarron (8) 195 (−15) 352,500
Sep 16 The Ally Challenge Michigan 2,000,000 England Paul Broadhurst (5) 201 (−15) 300,000
Sep 23 Sanford International South Dakota 1,800,000 United States Steve Stricker (3) 197 (−13) 270,000
Sep 30 PURE Insurance Championship California 2,100,000 United States Ken Tanigawa (1) 205 (−10) 315,000
Oct 14 SAS Championship North Carolina 2,100,000 Germany Bernhard Langer (38) 194 (−22) 315,000
Oct 21 Dominion Energy Charity Classic Virginia 2,000,000 United States Woody Austin (4) 205 (−11) 305,000
Oct 28 Invesco QQQ Championship California 2,000,000 United States Scott Parel (2) 205 (−11) 305,000
Nov 11 Charles Schwab Cup Championship Arizona 2,500,000 Fiji Vijay Singh (4) 262 (−22) 440,000
Dec 16 PNC Father Son Challenge^ Florida 1,085,000

^ – unofficial event

Leaders[edit]

Rank Player Country Average
1 Bernhard Langer  Germany 69.01
2 Jerry Kelly  United States 69.12
3 Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain 69.18
4 Scott McCarron  United States 69.38
5 Scott Parel  United States 69.40

Source:[2]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Bernhard Langer  Germany 2,222,154 24 2
2 Scott McCarron  United States 2,008,618 26 2
3 Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain 1,939,093 21 2
4 Jerry Kelly  United States 1,922,495 24 1
5 Scott Parel  United States 1,854,190 26 2

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin  United States 27,111,054 45
2 Bernhard Langer  Germany 26,821,504 38
3 Gil Morgan  United States 20,625,990 25
4 Jay Haas  United States 18,428,078 18
5 Tom Kite  United States 16,251,193 10

Source:[4]

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy)
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Bernhard Langer  Germany
Charles Schwab Cup Bernhard Langer  Germany
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Bernhard Langer  Germany
Rookie of the Year

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 schedule". Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 2018 PGA Tour Champions". PGA Tour. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 2018 PGA Tour Champions". PGA Tour. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2018 PGA Tour Champions". PGA Tour. Retrieved November 12, 2018.

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