1998 Nike Tour


The 1998 Nike Tour season was the eighth season of the Nike Tour, the PGA Tour's official developmental tour, now known as the Webcom Tour The top fifteen players on the final money list earned PGA Tour cards for 1999

Scheduleedit

The season ran from January 8 to October 25 and consisted of 30 events All of the tournament names began with "Nike", e g "Nike Lakeland Classic"; this is eliminated here for brevity1

Date Tournament Location Winner
Jan 11 Lakeland Classic Florida Casey Martin 1
Jan 18 South Florida Classic Florida Eric Johnson 2
Feb 8 Greater Austin Open Texas Michael Allen 1
Mar 22 Monterrey Open Mexico Joe Ogilvie 1
Mar 29 Louisiana Open Louisiana John Wilson 1
Apr 12 Shreveport Open Louisiana Vance Veazey 1
Apr 19 Upstate Classic South Carolina Tom Scherrer 2
Apr 26 Huntsville Open Alabama Dennis Paulson 1
May 3 South Carolina Classic South Carolina Gene Sauers 1
May 10 Carolina Classic North Carolina Brian Bateman 1
May 17 Dominion Open Virginia Bob Burns 1
May 31 Knoxville Open Tennessee Robin Freeman 1
Jun 7 Miami Valley Open Ohio Craig Bowden 1
Jun 14 Cleveland Open Ohio Doug Dunakey 1
Jun 21 Lehigh Valley Open Pennsylvania Eric Booker 2
Jun 28 Greensboro Open North Carolina Joe Ogilvie 2
Jul 5 Hershey Open Pennsylvania Michael Clark II 2
Jul 19 St Louis Golf Classic Missouri Chris Starkjohann 1
Jul 26 Wichita Open Kansas Emlyn Aubrey 2
Aug 2 Dakota Dunes Open South Dakota John Maginnes 2
Aug 9 Omaha Classic Nebraska Matt Gogel 3
Aug 16 Ozarks Open Missouri Anthony Painter 1
Aug 23 Fort Smith Classic Arkansas Mark Hensby 1
Aug 30 Permian Basin Open Texas Stiles Mitchell 1
Sep 13 Tri-Cities Open Washington Matt Gogel 4
Sep 20 Boise Open Idaho Mike Sposa 1
Sep 27 Oregon Classic Oregon Charles Raulerson 1
Oct 4 San Jose Open California Robin Freeman 2
Oct 11 Inland Empire Open California Charles Raulerson 2
Oct 25 Nike Tour Championship Alabama Bob Burns 2

Money listedit

For a complete list of the top fifteen players on the final money list, who earned PGA Tour cards for 1999, see 1998 Nike Tour graduates23

Rank Player Country Earnings $
1 Bob Burns  United States 178,664
2 Robin Freeman  United States 169,389
3 Joe Ogilvie  United States 157,812
4 Eric Booker  United States 153,526
5 John Maginnes  United States 145,210
6 Dennis Paulson  United States 145,065
7 Charles Raulerson  United States 142,976
8 Woody Austin  United States 140,955
9 Mike Sposa  United States 140,139
10 Notah Begay III  United States 136,289

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "Webcom Tour chronology" PGA Tour Retrieved October 4, 2016 
  2. ^ "Webcom Tour past players gaining exempt PGA Tour status" PGA Tour Retrieved October 4, 2016 
  3. ^ "1998 Nike Tour money list" PGA Tour Retrieved October 4, 2016 


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