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The 1975 PGA Tour season was played from January 9 to October 26, and consisted of 42 official money events. Jack Nicklaus won the most tournaments, five, including two majors, and there were eight first-time winners. Johnny Miller won the first two events of the year for the second year in a row (he won the first three in 1974). Art Wall Jr., the 1959 Masters champion, won in Milwaukee in July at age 51 for his first win in nine years.[1]

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Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1975 season. "Date" is the ending date of the tournament, usually Sunday. 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 12 Phoenix Open Arizona   Johnny Miller (12) 260 (−24) 30,000
Jan 19 Dean Martin Tucson Open Arizona   Johnny Miller (13) 263 (−25) 40,000
Jan 26 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California   Gene Littler (26) 280 (−8) 37,000
Feb 3 Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Gary Groh (1) 274 (−14) 44,000
Feb 9 Bob Hope Desert Classic California   Johnny Miller (14) 339 (−21) 32,000
Feb 16 Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational California   J. C. Snead (4) 279 (−9) 34,000
Feb 23 Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open California   Pat Fitzsimons (1) 275 (−9) 30,000
Mar 2 Jackie Gleason-Inverrary Classic Florida   Bob Murphy (4) 273 (−15) 52,000
Mar 9 Florida Citrus Open Florida   Lee Trevino (20) 276 (−12) 40,000
Mar 16 Doral-Eastern Open Florida   Jack Nicklaus (55) 276 (−12) 30,000
Mar 23 Greater Jacksonville Open Florida   Larry Ziegler (2) 276 (−12) 30,000
Mar 30 Sea Pines Heritage Classic South Carolina   Jack Nicklaus (56) 271 (−13) 40,000
Apr 6 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Tom Weiskopf (11) 275 (−9) 45,000
Apr 13 Masters Tournament Georgia   Jack Nicklaus (57) 276 (−12) 40,000
Apr 20 Pensacola Open Florida   Jerry McGee (1) 271 (−13) 25,000
Apr 27 MONY Tournament of Champions California   Al Geiberger (6) 277 (−11) 40,000
Apr 27 Tallahassee Open Florida   Rik Massengale (1) 274 (−14) 12,000
May 4 Houston Open Texas   Bruce Crampton (14) 273 (−15) 30,000
May 12 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Tom Watson (2) 269 (−15) 35,000
May 18 First NBC New Orleans Open Louisiana   Billy Casper (51) 271 (−17) 30,000
May 25 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic Tennessee   Gene Littler (27) 270 (−18) 35,000
Jun 1 Atlanta Classic Georgia   Hale Irwin (4) 271 (−17) 45,000
Jun 8 Kemper Open North Carolina   Raymond Floyd (6) 278 (−10) 50,000
Jun 16 IVB-Philadelphia Golf Classic Pennsylvania   Tom Jenkins (1) 275 (−9) 30,000
Jun 23 U.S. Open Illinois   Lou Graham (3) 287 (+3) 40,000
Jun 30 Western Open Illinois   Hale Irwin (5) 283 (−1) 40,000
Jul 6 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Art Wall, Jr. (14) 271 (−17) 26,000
Jul 13 British Open Scotland   Tom Watson (3) 279 (−9) 16,500
Jul 13 Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad Cities Open Illinois   Roger Maltbie (1) 275 (−9) 15,000
Jul 20 Pleasant Valley Classic Massachusetts   Roger Maltbie (2) 276 (−8) 40,000
Jul 27 Canadian Open Canada   Tom Weiskopf (12) 274 (−6) 40,000
Aug 3 Westchester Classic New York   Gene Littler (28) 271 (−17) 50,000
Aug 10 PGA Championship Ohio   Jack Nicklaus (58) 276 (−4) 45,000
Aug 17 Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Don Bies (1) 267 (−17) 40,000
Aug 24 Tournament Players Championship Texas   Al Geiberger (7) 270 (−10) 50,000
Sep 1 B.C. Open New York   Don Iverson (1) 274 (−10) 35,000
Sep 7 Southern Open Georgia   Hubert Green (8) 264 (−16) 20,000
Sep 14 World Open Golf Championship North Carolina   Jack Nicklaus (59) 280 (−4) 40,000
Sep 28 Sahara Invitational Nevada   Dave Hill (12) 270 (−14) 27,000
Oct 5 Kaiser International Open Invitational California   Johnny Miller (15) 272 (−16) 35,000
Oct 19 San Antonio Texas Open Texas   Don January (9) 275 (−13) 25,000
Oct 26 Walt Disney World National Team Championship Florida   Jim Colbert (5)
  Dean Refram (2)
252 (−36) 20,000
(each)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Art Wall a winner at Milwaukee". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. (Florida). Associated Press. July 7, 1975. p. 1C.

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