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The 1977 PGA Tour season was played from January 6 to November 6. The season consisted of 45 official money events. Tom Watson won the most tournaments, five, and there were 10 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 1977 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 9 Phoenix Open Arizona   Jerry Pate (3) 277 (−7) 40,000
Jan 16 Joe Garagiola-Tucson Open Arizona   Bruce Lietzke (1) 275 (−13) 40,000
Jan 23 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California   Tom Watson (4) 273 (−14) 40,000
Jan 30 Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational California   Tom Watson (5) 269 (−19) 36,000
Feb 6 Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Bruce Lietzke (2) 273 (−15) 48,000
Feb 13 Bob Hope Desert Classic California   Rik Massengale (3) 337 (−23) 40,000
Feb 20 Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open California   Tom Purtzer (1) 273 (−11) 40,000
Feb 27 Jackie Gleason-Inverrary Classic Florida   Jack Nicklaus (62) 275 (−13) 50,000
Mar 7 Florida Citrus Open Florida   Gary Koch (2) 274 (−14) 40,000
Mar 13 Doral-Eastern Open Florida   Andy Bean (1) 277 (−11) 40,000
Mar 20 Tournament Players Championship Florida   Mark Hayes (3) 289 (+1) 60,000
Mar 27 Heritage Classic South Carolina   Graham Marsh (1) 273 (−11) 45,000
Apr 3 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Danny Edwards (1) 276 (−12) 47,000
Apr 10 Masters Tournament Georgia   Tom Watson (6) 276 (−12) 40,000
Apr 17 Tallahassee Open Florida   Ed Sneed (3) 276 (−12) 16,000
Apr 17 MONY Tournament of Champions California   Jack Nicklaus (63) 281 (−7) 45,000
Apr 24 First NBC New Orleans Open Louisiana   Jim Simons (1) 273 (−15) 35,000
May 1 Houston Open Texas   Gene Littler (29) 276 (−12) 40,000
May 8 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Raymond Floyd (9) 276 (−8) 40,000
May 15 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Ben Crenshaw (5) 272 (−8) 40,000
May 23 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Jack Nicklaus (64) 281 (−7) 45,000
May 29 Atlanta Classic Georgia   Hale Irwin (8) 273 (−15) 40,000
Jun 5 Kemper Open North Carolina   Tom Weiskopf (13) 277 (−11) 50,000
Jun 12 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic Tennessee   Al Geiberger (10) 273 (−15) 40,000
Jun 19 U.S. Open Oklahoma   Hubert Green (12) 278 (−2) 45,000
Jun 26 Western Open Illinois   Tom Watson (7) 283 (−5) 40,000
Jul 3 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Dave Eichelberger (2) 278 (−10) 26,000
Jul 9 The Open Championship Scotland   Tom Watson (8) 268 (−12) 17,000
Jul 10 Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad Cities Open Illinois   Mike Morley (1) 267 (−17) 25,000
Jul 17 Pleasant Valley Classic Massachusetts   Raymond Floyd (10) 271 (−13) 50,000
Jul 24 Canadian Open Canada   Lee Trevino (22) 280 (−8) 45,000
Jul 31 IVB-Philadelphia Golf Classic Pennsylvania   Jerry McGee (2) 272 (−12) 40,000
Aug 7 Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Billy Kratzert (2) 265 (−19) 42,000
Aug 14 PGA Championship California   Lanny Wadkins (4) 282 (−6) 45,000
Aug 21 American Express Westchester Classic New York   Andy North (1) 272 (−12) 60,000
Aug 28 Colgate Hall of Fame Golf Classic North Carolina   Hale Irwin (9) 264 (−20) 50,000
Sep 4 Buick Open Michigan   Bobby Cole (1) 271 (−17) 20,000
Sep 5 World Series of Golf Ohio   Lanny Wadkins (5) 267 (−13) 100,000
Sep 11 B.C. Open New York   Gil Morgan (1) 270 (−14) 40,000
Sep 25 Ohio Kings Island Open Ohio   Mike Hill (3) 269 (−11) 30,000
Oct 2 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic California   Miller Barber (10) 272 (−16) 40,000
Oct 16 San Antonio Texas Open Texas   Hale Irwin (10) 266 (−14) 30,000
Oct 23 Southern Open Georgia   Jerry Pate (4) 266 (−14) 25,000
Oct 30 Pensacola Open Florida   Leonard Thompson (2) 268 (−16) 25,000
Nov 6 Walt Disney World National Team Championship Florida   Gibby Gilbert (3)
  Grier Jones (3)
253 (−35) 20,000
(each)

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