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The 1970 PGA Tour season was played from January 8 to December 13. The season consisted of 45 official money events. Billy Casper won the most tournaments, four, and there were six first-time winners. The tournament results and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1970 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 11 Los Angeles Open California   Billy Casper (44) 276 (−8) 20,000
Jan 18 Phoenix Open Invitational Arizona   Dale Douglass (3) 271 (−13) 20,000
Jan 25 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California   Bert Yancey (6) 278 (−10) 25,000
Feb 1 Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational California   Pete Brown (2) 275 (−13) 30,000
Feb 8 Bob Hope Desert Classic California   Bruce Devlin (5) 339 (−21) 25,000
Feb 15 Tucson Open Invitational Arizona   Lee Trevino (4) 275 (−13) 20,000
Feb 22 San Antonio Open Invitational Texas   Ron Cerrudo (2) 273 (−7) 20,000
Mar 1 Doral-Eastern Open Invitational Florida   Mike Hill (1) 279 (−9) 30,000
Mar 8 Florida Citrus Invitational Florida   Bob Lunn (4) 271 (−17) 30,000
Mar 15 Monsanto Open Florida   Dick Lotz (2) 275 (−9) 30,000
Mar 23 Greater Jacksonville Open Florida   Don January (8) 279 (−9) 20,000
Mar 29 National Airlines Open Invitational Florida   Lee Trevino (5) 274 (−14) 40,000
Apr 5 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Gary Player (13) 271 (−13) 36,000
Apr 13 Masters Tournament Georgia   Billy Casper (45) 279 (−9) 25,000
Apr 20 Greater New Orleans Open Invitational Louisiana   Miller Barber (5) 278 (−10) 25,000
Apr 26 Tournament of Champions California   Frank Beard (9) 273 (−15) 30,000
Apr 26 Tallahassee Open Invitational Florida   Harold Henning (2) 277 (−11) 10,000
May 3 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Jack Nicklaus (31) 274 (−6) 20,000
May 10 Houston Champions International Texas   Gibby Gilbert (1) 282 (−2) 23,000
May 17 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Homero Blancas (2) 273 (−7) 25,000
May 24 Atlanta Classic Georgia   Tommy Aaron (2) 275 (−13) 25,000
May 31 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic Tennessee   Dave Hill (8) 267 (−13) 30,000
Jun 7 Kemper Open North Carolina   Dick Lotz (3) 278 (−10) 30,000
Jun 14 Western Open Illinois   Hugh Royer, Jr. (1) 273 (−11) 26,000
Jun 21 U.S. Open Minnesota   Tony Jacklin (3) 281 (−7) 30,000
Jun 28 Cleveland Open Ohio   Bruce Devlin (6) 268 (−12) 30,000
Jul 5 Canadian Open Canada   Kermit Zarley (2) 279 (−9) 25,000
Jul 12 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Deane Beman (2) 276 (−12) 22,000
Jul 12 British Open Scotland   Jack Nicklaus (32) 283 (−5) 12,600
Jul 19 IVB-Philadelphia Golf Classic Pennsylvania   Billy Casper (46) 274 (−14) 30,000
Jul 26 National Four-Ball Championship PGA Players Pennsylvania   Jack Nicklaus (33)
  Arnold Palmer (57)
259 (−25) 20,000
each
Aug 2 Westchester Classic New York   Bruce Crampton (8) 273 (−15) 50,000
Aug 9 American Golf Classic Ohio   Frank Beard (10) 276 (−4) 30,000
Aug 16 PGA Championship Oklahoma   Dave Stockton (4) 279 (−1) 40,000
Aug 24 AVCO Golf Classic Massachusetts   Billy Casper (47) 277 (−11) 32,000
Aug 30 Dow Jones Open Invitational New Jersey   Bobby Nichols (9) 276 (−12) 60,000
Sep 7 Greater Hartford Open Invitational Connecticut   Bob Murphy (3) 267 (−17) 20,000
Sep 20 Robinson Open Golf Classic Illinois   George Knudson (7) 268 (−16) 20,000
Sep 27 Green Island Open Invitational Georgia   Mason Rudolph (5) 274 (−6) 12,000
Oct 4 Azalea Open Invitational North Carolina   Cesar Sanudo (1) 269 (−15) 12,000
Oct 25 Kaiser International Open Invitational California   Ken Still (3) 278 (−10) 30,000
Nov 1 Sahara Invitational Nevada   Babe Hiskey (1) 276 (−12) 20,000
Nov 29 Heritage Golf Classic South Carolina   Bob Goalby (10) 280 (−4) 20,000
Dec 6 Coral Springs Open Invitational Florida   Bill Garrett (1) 272 (−12) 25,000
Dec 13 Bahama Islands Open Bahamas   Doug Sanders (19) 272 (−16) 26,000

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