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The 1983 PGA Tour season was played from January 6 to October 30. The season consisted of 43 official money golf tournaments. Seve Ballesteros, Jim Colbert, Mark McCumber, Gil Morgan, Calvin Peete, Hal Sutton, Lanny Wadkins, and Fuzzy Zoeller won the most tournaments, two, and there were 10 first-time winners. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1983 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 Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Jan 9 Joe Garagiola-Tucson Open Arizona   Gil Morgan (5) 271 (−9) 300,000 54,000
Jan 16 Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open California   Gil Morgan (6) 270 (−14) 300,000 54,000
Jan 23 Bob Hope Desert Classic California   Keith Fergus (3) 335 (−25) 375,000 67,500
Jan 30 Phoenix Open Arizona   Bob Gilder (6) 271 (−13) 350,000 63,000
Feb 6 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California   Tom Kite (5) 276 (−12) 325,000 58,500
Feb 13 Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Isao Aoki (1) 268 (−20) 325,000 58,500
Feb 20 Isuzu-Andy Williams San Diego Open California   Gary Hallberg (1) 271 (−17) 300,000 54,000
Feb 27 Doral-Eastern Open Florida   Gary Koch (3) 271 (−17) 300,000 54,000
Mar 6 Honda Inverrary Classic Florida   Johnny Miller (23) 278 (−10) 400,000 72,000
Mar 13 Bay Hill Classic Florida   Mike Nicolette (1) 283 (−1) 350,000 63,000
Mar 20 USF&G Classic Louisiana   Bill Rogers (6) 274 (−14) 400,000 72,000
Mar 28 Tournament Players Championship Florida   Hal Sutton (2) 283 (−5) 700,000 126,000
Apr 3 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Lanny Wadkins (11) 275 (−13) 400,000 72,000
Apr 10 Masters Tournament Georgia   Seve Ballesteros (4) 280 (−8) 500,000 90,000
Apr 18 Sea Pines Heritage South Carolina   Fuzzy Zoeller (4) 275 (−9) 350,000 63,000
Apr 24 MONY Tournament of Champions California   Lanny Wadkins (12) 280 (−8) 400,000 72,000
May 1 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Ben Crenshaw (9) 273 (−7) 400,000 72,000
May 8 Houston Coca-Cola Open Texas   David Graham (8) 275 (−9) 400,000 72,000
May 15 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Jim Colbert (7) 278 (−2) 400,000 72,000
May 22 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia   Calvin Peete (6) 206 (−10) 400,000 72,000
May 29 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Hale Irwin (15) 281 (−7) 400,000 72,000
Jun 5 Kemper Open Maryland   Fred Couples (1) 287 (−1) 400,000 72,000
Jun 12 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic New York   Seve Ballesteros (5) 276 (−8) 450,000 81,000
Jun 19 U.S. Open Pennsylvania   Larry Nelson (6) 280 (−4) 500,000 72,000
Jun 26 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic Tennessee   Larry Mize (1) 274 (−14) 400,000 72,000
Jul 3 Western Open Illinois   Mark McCumber (2) 284 (−4) 400,000 72,000
Jul 10 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Morris Hatalsky (2) 275 (−13) 250,000 45,000
Jul 17 British Open England   Tom Watson (33) 275 (−9) 600,000 60,000
Jul 17 Miller High Life QCO Illinois   Danny Edwards (4) 266 (−14) 200,000 36,000
Jul 24 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia   Calvin Peete (7) 276 (−8) 350,000 63,000
Jul 31 Canadian Open Canada   John Cook (2) 277 (−7) 350,000 63,000
Aug 7 PGA Championship California   Hal Sutton (3) 274 (−10) 600,000 100,000
Aug 14 Buick Open Michigan   Wayne Levi (6) 272 (−16) 350,000 63,000
Aug 21 Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Curtis Strange (4) 268 (−16) 300,000 54,000
Aug 28 World Series of Golf Ohio   Nick Price (1) 270 (−10) 400,000 100,000
Sep 4 B.C. Open New York   Pat Lindsey (1) 268 (−16) 300,000 54,000
Sep 11 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts   Mark Lye (1) 273 (−11) 350,000 63,000
Sep 18 Panasonic Las Vegas Pro Celebrity Classic Nevada   Fuzzy Zoeller (5) 340 (−18) 750,000 135,000
Sep 25 LaJet Coors Classic Texas   Rex Caldwell (1) 282 (−6) 350,000 63,000
Oct 2 Texas Open Texas   Jim Colbert (8) 261 (−19) 300,000 54,000
Oct 9 Southern Open Georgia   Ronnie Black (1) 271 (−9) 250,000 45,000
Oct 23 Walt Disney World Golf Classic Florida   Payne Stewart (2) 269 (−19) 400,000 72,000
Oct 30 Pensacola Open Florida   Mark McCumber (3) 266 (−18) 250,000 45,000

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Raymond Floyd   United States 70.61
2 Calvin Peete   United States 70.62
3 Don Pooley   United States 70.80
4 Hale Irwin   United States 70.82
5 Jack Nicklaus   United States 70.88

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Hal Sutton   United States 426,668 30 2
2 Fuzzy Zoeller   United States 417,597 28 2
3 Lanny Wadkins   United States 319,271 25 2
4 Calvin Peete   United States 313,845 24 2
5 Gil Morgan   United States 306,133 25 2

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Jack Nicklaus   United States 4,248,229 71
2 Tom Watson   United States 3,103,902 33
3 Lee Trevino   United States 2,754,184 28
4 Raymond Floyd   United States 2,387,149 18
5 Hale Irwin   United States 2,372,659 15

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AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1983 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1983". PGA Tour.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1983". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1983". PGA Tour.

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