1963 PGA Tour
The 1963 PGA Tour season was played from January 4 to November 24. The season consisted of 44 official money events. Arnold Palmer won the most tournaments, seven, and there were seven first-time winners. Palmer was the leading money winner with earnings of $128,230. Julius Boros was voted the PGA Player of the Year and Billy Casper won the Vardon Trophy for the lowest scoring average.
The following table shows all the official money events for the 1963 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.
|1||Arnold Palmer||United States||128,230|
|2||Jack Nicklaus||United States||100,050|
|3||Julius Boros||United States||77,357|
|4||Tony Lema||United States||67,113|
|5||Gary Player||South Africa||55,455|
|6||Dow Finsterwald||United States||49,683|
|7||Mason Rudolph||United States||39,120|
|8||Al Geiberger||United States||34,126|
|9||Don January||United States||33,755|
|10||Bobby Nichols||United States||33,605|
|Money winner||Arnold Palmer||United States|
|PGA Player of the Year||Julius Boros||United States|
|Scoring leader (Vardon Trophy)||Billy Casper||United States|
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- "Nicklaus Routs Player; Wins Palm Springs Open". Lakeland Ledger. Florida. AP. February 5, 1963. p. 10.
- "Jacobs Wins Utah Open". Lodi News-Sentinel. California. UPI. September 9, 1963. p. 8.
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- "Bill Casper Wins Award". Youngstown Vindicator. Youngstown, Ohio. AP. December 8, 1963. p. D3. Retrieved March 19, 2013.