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The 1980 Senior PGA Tour was the first season of the Senior PGA Tour (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003 and PGA Tour Champions in 2016). The season consisted of only four official money events with purses totalling $475,000, including two majors. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

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Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1980 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. Senior majors are shown in bold. Golfers winning on their Senior PGA Tour debut are shown in italics.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jun 22 Atlantic City Senior International New Jersey 125,000   Don January (1) 208 (−5) 20,000
Jun 29 U.S. Senior Open New York 100,000   Roberto De Vicenzo (1) 285 (+1) 20,000
Nov 16 Suntree Classic Florida 125,000   Charlie Sifford (1) 279 (−9) 20,000
Dec 7 PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 125,000   Arnold Palmer (1) 289 (+1) 20,000

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LeadersEdit

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Don January   United States 44,100 3 1
2 Charlie Sifford   United States 34,929 4 1
3 Art Wall   United States 20,829 3 0
4 Roberto DeVicenzo   Argentina 20,000 1 1
4 Arnold Palmer   United States 20,000 1 1

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AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records" (PDF). PGA Tour. p. 21. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 1980 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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