1966 PGA Tour
The 1966 PGA Tour season was played from January 6 to November 27. The season consisted of 40 official money events. Billy Casper won the most tournaments, four, and there were six first-time winners. Casper was the leading money winner with earnings of $121,945. He was voted the PGA Player of the Year and also won the Vardon Trophy for the lowest scoring average.
The following table shows all the official money events for the 1966 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||Billy Casper||United States||121,945|
|2||Jack Nicklaus||United States||111,419|
|3||Arnold Palmer||United States||110,468|
|4||Doug Sanders||United States||80,096|
|5||Gay Brewer||United States||75,688|
|6||Phil Rodgers||United States||68,360|
|7||Gene Littler||United States||68,345|
|8||R. H. Sikes||United States||67,349|
|9||Frank Beard||United States||66,041|
|10||Al Geiberger||United States||63,220|
|Money winner||Billy Casper||United States|
|PGA Player of the Year||Billy Casper||United States|
|Scoring leader (Vardon Trophy)||Billy Casper||United States|
- "Casper Is Named Golfer Of Year; Billy Burke is Selected for Hall of Fame by P.G.A." The New York Times. UPI. November 2, 1966. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
- "Rudolph Holds Off Bear". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. AP. August 15, 1966. p. 1-C.
- Rescheduled to November after original May 5–8 tourney was rained out.
- "1966 winners sorted by age". PGA Tour. July 9, 2008. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
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- "Casper Leads Golf Earnings". Playground Daily News. Fort Walton Beach, Florida. AP. November 29, 1966. p. 7.