1965 PGA Tour
The 1965 PGA Tour season was played from January 8 to November 28. The season consisted of 40 official money events. Jack Nicklaus won the most tournaments, five, and there were six first-time winners. Jack Nicklaus was the leading money winner with earnings of $140,752. Dave Marr 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 1965 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||Jack Nicklaus||United States||140,752|
|2||Tony Lema||United States||101,816|
|3||Billy Casper||United States||99,931|
|4||Doug Sanders||United States||72,182|
|5||Gary Player||South Africa||69,964|
|7||Dave Marr||United States||63,375|
|8||Al Geiberger||United States||59,699|
|9||Gene Littler||United States||58,898|
|10||Arnold Palmer||United States||57,770|
|Money winner||Jack Nicklaus||United States|
|PGA Player of the Year||Dave Marr||United States|
|Scoring leader (Vardon Trophy)||Billy Casper||United States|
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