1989 PGA Tour


The 1989 PGA Tour season was played from January 5 to October 29 The season consisted of 44 official money events Steve Jones and Tom Kite won the most tournaments, three, and there were nine first-time winners The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below

Contents

  • 1 Tournament results
  • 2 Leaders
  • 3 Awards
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Tournament resultsedit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1989 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 Majors are shown in bold

Date Tournament Location Winner Score 1st prize $
Jan 8 MONY Tournament of Champions California Steve Jones 2 279 −9 135,000
Jan 15 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California Steve Jones 3 343 −17 180,000
Jan 22 Phoenix Open Arizona Mark Calcavecchia 4 263 −21 126,000
Jan 29 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California Mark O'Meara 4 277 −11 180,000
Feb 5 Nissan Los Angeles Open California Mark Calcavecchia 5 272 −12 180,000
Feb 12 Hawaiian Open Hawaii Gene Sauers 2 197 −19 135,000
Feb 19 Shearson Lehman Hutton Open California Greg Twiggs 1 271 −17 126,000
Feb 26 Doral-Ryder Open Florida Bill Glasson 4 275 −13 234,000
Mar 5 Honda Classic Florida Blaine McCallister 2 266 −22 144,000
Mar 12 Nestle Invitational Florida Tom Kite 11 278 −6 144,000
Mar 19 The Players Championship Florida Tom Kite 12 279 −9 243,000
Mar 26 USF&G Classic Louisiana Tim Simpson 2 274 −14 135,000
Apr 2 Independent Insurance Agent Open Texas Mike Sullivan 2 280 −8 144,000
Apr 9 Masters Tournament Georgia Nick Faldo 3 283 −5 200,000
Apr 16 MCI Heritage Golf Classic South Carolina Payne Stewart 4 268 −16 144,000
Apr 23 KMart Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina Ken Green 5 277 −11 180,000
Apr 30 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada Scott Hoch 4 336 −24 225,000
May 7 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas Jodie Mudd 2 265 −15 180,000
May 14 Memorial Tournament Ohio Bob Tway 5 277 −11 160,000
May 21 Southwestern Bell Colonial Texas Ian Baker-Finch 1 270 −10 180,000
May 28 BellSouth Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia Scott Simpson 5 278 −10 162,000
Jun 4 Kemper Open Maryland Tom Byrum 1 268 −16 162,000
Jun 11 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic New York Wayne Grady 1 277 −7 180,000
Jun 18 US Open New York Curtis Strange 17 278 −2 200,000
Jun 25 Canadian Open Canada Steve Jones 4 271 −17 162,000
Jul 3 Beatrice Western Open Illinois Mark McCumber 7 275 −13 180,000
Jul 9 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut Paul Azinger 5 267 −17 180,000
Jul 16 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia Mike Donald 1 268 −16 153,000
Jul 23 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois Curt Byrum 1 268 −12 126,000
Jul 23 British Open Scotland Mark Calcavecchia 6 275 −13 128,000
Jul 30 Buick Open Michigan Leonard Thompson 3 273 −15 180,000
Aug 6 Federal Express St Jude Classic Tennessee John Mahaffey 10 272 −12 180,000
Aug 13 PGA Championship Illinois Payne Stewart 5 276 −12 200,000
Aug 20 The International Colorado Greg Norman 7 13 Stableford 180,000
Aug 27 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio David Frost 3 276 −4 180,000
Aug 27 Chattanooga Classic Tennessee Stan Utley 1 263 −17 90,000
Sep 3 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin Greg Norman 8 269 −19 144,000
Sep 10 BC Open New York Mike Hulbert 2 268 −16 90,000
Sep 17 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts Blaine McCallister 3 271 −13 126,000
Sep 24 Southern Open Georgia Ted Schulz 1 266 −14 72,000
Oct 1 Centel Classic Florida Bill Britton 1 200 −16 135,000
Oct 8 Texas Open Texas Donnie Hammond 2 258 −22 108,000
Oct 221 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida Tim Simpson 3 272 −16 144,000
Oct 29 Nabisco Championship South Carolina Tom Kite 13 276 −8 450,000

Leadersedit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Payne Stewart  United States 69485
2 Greg Norman  Australia 69489
3 Tom Kite  United States 6957
4 Paul Azinger  United States 6969
5 Curtis Strange  United States 6969

Full 1989 Scoring Average List

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings $ Events Wins
1 Tom Kite  United States 1,395,278 23 3
2 Payne Stewart  United States 1,201,301 24 2
3 Paul Azinger  United States 951,649 25 1
4 Greg Norman  Australia 835,096 17 2
5 Mark Calcavecchia  United States 807,741 25 3

Full 1989 Official Money List

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings $ Wins
1 Tom Kite  United States 5,600,691 13
2 Tom Watson  United States 5,160,243 37
3 Jack Nicklaus  United States 5,102,420 73
4 Curtis Strange  United States 5,015,720 17
5 Ben Crenshaw  United States 4,115,074 14

Full 1989 Career Official Money List

Awardsedit

Award Winner Country
Money winner Arnold Palmer Award Tom Kite  United States
PGA Player of the Year Tom Kite  United States
Scoring leader PGA - Vardon Trophy Greg Norman  Australia
Scoring leader PGA Tour - Byron Nelson Award Payne Stewart  United States

Referencesedit

  1. ^ http://wwwowgrcom/en/Events/EventResultaspxeventid=623

External linksedit

  • PGA Tour official site
  • 1989 season coverage at golfstatscom


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