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The 1976 PGA Tour season was played from January 8 to November 7. The season consisted of 45 official money events. Ben Crenshaw, Johnny Miller, and Hubert Green won the most tournaments, three, and there were eight first-time winners. Hubert Green's wins were in three consecutive weeks in March. Johnny Miller won the first event of the year for the third consecutive year. The tournament results and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1976 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 NBC Tucson Open Arizona   Johnny Miller (16) 274 (−14) 40,000
Jan 18 Phoenix Open Arizona   Bob Gilder (1) 268 (−16) 40,000
Jan 25 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California   Ben Crenshaw (2) 281 (−7) 37,000
Feb 1 Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Ben Crenshaw (3) 270 (−18) 46,000
Feb 8 Bob Hope Desert Classic California   Johnny Miller (17) 344 (−16) 36,000
Feb 15 Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational California   J. C. Snead (5) 272 (−16) 36,000
Feb 22 Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open California   Hale Irwin (6) 272 (−12) 37,000
Mar 1 Tournament Players Championship Florida   Jack Nicklaus (60) 269 (−19) 60,000
Mar 7 Florida Citrus Open Florida   Hale Irwin (7) 270 (−18) 40,000
Mar 14 Doral-Eastern Open Florida   Hubert Green (9) 270 (−18) 40,000
Mar 21 Greater Jacksonville Open Florida   Hubert Green (10) 276 (−12) 35,000
Mar 28 Sea Pines Heritage Classic South Carolina   Hubert Green (11) 274 (−10) 43,000
Apr 4 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Al Geiberger (8) 268 (−16) 46,000
Apr 11 Masters Tournament Georgia   Raymond Floyd (7) 271 (−17) 40,000
Apr 18 MONY Tournament of Champions California   Don January (10) 277 (−11) 45,000
Apr 18 Tallahassee Open Florida   Gary Koch (1) 277 (−11) 16,000
Apr 25 First NBC New Orleans Open Louisiana   Larry Ziegler (3) 274 (−14) 35,000
May 2 Houston Open Texas   Lee Elder (2) 278 (−10) 40,000
May 9 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Mark Hayes (1) 273 (−11) 40,000
May 16 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Lee Trevino (21) 273 (−7) 40,000
May 23 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic Tennessee   Gibby Gilbert (2) 273 (−15) 40,000
May 30 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Roger Maltbie (3) 288 (E) 40,000
Jun 6 IVB-Bicentennial Golf Classic Pennsylvania   Tom Kite (1) 277 (−7) 40,000
Jun 13 Kemper Open North Carolina   Joe Inman (1) 277 (−11) 50,000
Jun 20 U.S. Open Georgia   Jerry Pate (1) 277 (−3) 42,000
Jun 27 Western Open Illinois   Al Geiberger (9) 288 (+4) 40,000
Jul 4 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Dave Hill (13) 270 (−18) 26,000
Jul 10 British Open England   Johnny Miller (18) 279 (−9) 13,500
Jul 11 Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad Cities Open Illinois   John Lister (1) 268 (−16) 20,000
Jul 18 American Express Westchester Classic New York   David Graham (2) 272 (−12) 60,000
Jul 25 Canadian Open Canada   Jerry Pate (2) 267 (−13) 40,000
Aug 1 Pleasant Valley Classic Massachusetts   Bud Allin (5) 277 (−7) 40,000
Aug 8 B.C. Open New York   Bob Wynn (1) 271 (−13) 40,000
Aug 16 PGA Championship Maryland   Dave Stockton (10) 281 (+1) 45,000
Aug 22 Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Rik Massengale (2) 266 (−18) 42,000
Aug 29 American Golf Classic Ohio   David Graham (3) 274 (−14) 40,000
Sep 5 World Series of Golf Ohio   Jack Nicklaus (61) 275 (−5) 100,000
Sep 12 World Open Golf Championship North Carolina   Raymond Floyd (8) 274 (−10) 40,000
Sep 19 Ohio Kings Island Open Ohio   Ben Crenshaw (4) 271 (−9) 30,000
Sep 26 Kaiser International Open Invitational California   J. C. Snead (6) 274 (−14) 35,000
Oct 3 Sahara Invitational Nevada   George Archer (12) 271 (−13) 27,000
Oct 17 San Antonio Texas Open Texas   Butch Baird (2) 273 (−15) 25,000
Oct 24 Southern Open Georgia   Mac McLendon (2) 274 (−6) 25,000
Nov 1 Pensacola Open Florida   Mark Hayes (2) 275 (−9) 25,000
Nov 7 Walt Disney World National Team Championship Florida   Woody Blackburn (1)
  Billy Kratzert (1)
260 (−28) 20,000
(each)

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