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The 1967 PGA Tour season was played from January 12 to December 3, and consisted of 40 official money events. Jack Nicklaus won the most tournaments, five, and there were five first-time winners. Nicklaus was the leading money winner with earnings of $188,998. Nicklaus was voted the PGA Player of the Year[1] and Arnold Palmer won the Vardon Trophy for the lowest scoring average.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1967 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 15 San Diego Open Invitational California   Bob Goalby (7) 269 (−15) 13,200
Jan 23 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am[2] California   Jack Nicklaus (21) 284 (−4) 16,000
Jan 29 Los Angeles Open California   Arnold Palmer (49) 269 (−15) 20,000
Feb 5 Bob Hope Desert Classic California   Tom Nieporte (3) 349 (−11) 17,600
Feb 12 Phoenix Open Invitational Arizona   Julius Boros (14) 272 (−12) 14,000
Feb 19 Tucson Open Invitational Arizona   Arnold Palmer (50) 273 (−15) 12,000
Mar 5 Doral Open Invitational[3] Florida   Doug Sanders (18) 275 (−9) 20,000
Mar 12 Florida Citrus Open Invitational Florida   Julius Boros (15) 274 (−10) 23,000
Mar 19 Jacksonville Open Florida   Dan Sikes (3) 279 (−9) 20,000
Mar 26 Pensacola Open Invitational Florida   Gay Brewer (8) 262 (−26) 15,000
Apr 2 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   George Archer (2) 267 (−17) 25,000
Apr 9 Masters Tournament Georgia   Gay Brewer (9) 280 (−8) 20,000
Apr 16 Tournament of Champions Nevada   Frank Beard (4) 278 (−6) 20,000
Apr 16 Azalea Open Invitational North Carolina   Randy Glover (1) 278 (−10) 5,000
Apr 24 Dallas Open Invitational[4] Texas   Bert Yancey (4) 274 (−6) 20,000
Apr 30 Texas Open Invitational Texas   Chi-Chi Rodríguez (4) 277 (−7) 20,000
May 7 Houston Champions International Texas   Frank Beard (5) 274 (−10) 23,000
May 14 Greater New Orleans Open Invitational Louisiana   George Knudson (4) 277 (−11) 20,000
May 21 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Dave Stockton (1) 278 (−2) 23,000
May 28 Oklahoma City Open Invitational Oklahoma   Miller Barber (2) 278 (−10) 13,200
Jun 4 Memphis Open Invitational Tennessee   Dave Hill (4) 272 (−8) 20,000
Jun 11 Buick Open Invitational Michigan   Julius Boros (16) 283 (−5) 20,000
Jun 18 U.S. Open New Jersey   Jack Nicklaus (22) 275 (−5) 30,000
Jun 25 Cleveland Open Invitational Ohio   Gardner Dickinson (4) 271 (−9) 20,700
Jul 3 Canadian Open Canada   Billy Casper (33) 279 (−5) 30,000
Jul 9 500 Festival Open Invitation Indiana   Frank Beard (6) 279 (−9) 20,000
Jul 15 British Open England   Roberto De Vicenzo (6) 278 (−10) 5,880
Jul 24 PGA Championship Colorado   Don January (6) 281 (−7) 25,000
Jul 30 Minnesota Golf Classic Minnesota   Lou Graham (1) 286 (−2) 20,000
Aug 6 Western Open Illinois   Jack Nicklaus (23) 274 (−10) 20,000
Aug 13 American Golf Classic Ohio   Arnold Palmer (51) 276 (−4) 20,000
Aug 20 Greater Hartford Open Invitational Connecticut   Charlie Sifford (1) 272 (−12) 20,000
Aug 30 Westchester Classic New York   Jack Nicklaus (24) 272 (−16) 50,000
Sep 4 Carling World Open Canada   Billy Casper (34) 281 (−3) 35,000
Sep 17 Philadelphia Golf Classic Pennsylvania   Dan Sikes (4) 276 (−12) 22,000
Sep 24 Thunderbird Classic New Jersey   Arnold Palmer (52) 283 (−5) 30,000
Oct 1 Atlanta Classic Georgia   Bob Charles (4) 282 (−6) 22,000
Oct 28 Sahara Invitational[5] Nevada   Jack Nicklaus (25) 270 (−14) 20,000
Nov 5 Hawaiian Open[6] Hawaii   Dudley Wysong (2) 284 (−4) 20,000
Dec 3 Cajun Classic Open Invitational Louisiana   Marty Fleckman (1) 275 (−13) 5,000

Source:[7][8]

Money leadersEdit

Rank Player Country Earnings ($)
1 Jack Nicklaus   United States 188,998
2 Arnold Palmer   United States 184,065
3 Billy Casper   United States 129,423
4 Julius Boros   United States 126,785
5 Dan Sikes   United States 111,508
6 Doug Sanders   United States 109,455
7 Frank Beard   United States 105,778
8 George Archer   United States 84,344
9 Gay Brewer   United States 78,548
10 Bob Goalby   United States 77,106

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AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nicklaus Earns Pro Golfer Award". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. Daytona Beach, Florida. AP. November 14, 1967. p. 12. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  2. ^ "Jack's Birdie Binge Wins Crosby By 5". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. AP. January 24, 1967. p. 1-C.
  3. ^ "Sanders Makes Doral Chance Golden". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. AP. March 6, 1967. p. 1-C.
  4. ^ "Yancey's Finish Wins Dallas Golf". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. AP. April 25, 1967. p. 1-C.
  5. ^ "Jack Nicklaus Wins Sahara Golf Tourney". Rome News-Tribune. Georgia. AP. October 29, 1967. p. 11.
  6. ^ "Wysong Tops Casper". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. AP. November 6, 1967. p. 3-C.
  7. ^ "1967 winners sorted by age". PGA Tour. July 9, 2008. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
  8. ^ Johnson, Sal; Seanor, Dave, eds. (2009). The USA Today Golfers Encyclopedia. New York, New York: Skyhorse Publishing. pp. 662–8. ISBN 978-1-60239-302-8.
  9. ^ "Nicklaus is PGA Leading Money Maker". Naugatuck Daily News. Naugatuck, Connecticut. UPI. December 5, 1967. p. 5.

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