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The 1984 Senior PGA Tour was the fifth season since the Senior PGA Tour officially began in 1980 (it was renamed the Champions Tour in 2003 and PGA Tour Champions in 2016). The season consisted of 22 official money events with purses totalling $4,366,000, including four majors. Miller Barber won the most tournaments, four. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1984 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.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 8 Seiko-Tucson Senior Match Play Championship Arizona 306,000   Gene Littler (3) 1 up 100,000
Jan 22 PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 200,000   Arnold Palmer (6) 282 (−6) 35,000
Mar 25 The Vintage Invitational California 300,000   Don January (12) 280 (−7) 50,000
Apr 8 Daytona Beach Seniors Golf Classic Florida 150,000   Orville Moody (1) 213 (−3) 22,500
Apr 22 Senior PGA Tour Roundup Arizona 200,000   Billy Casper (4) 202 (−14) 30,000
May 6 MONY Senior Tournament of Champions California 100,000   Orville Moody (2) 288 (E) 30,000
Jun 3 Gatlin Brothers Seniors Golf Classic Nevada 220,000   Dan Sikes (2) 210 (−6) 33,750
Jun 17 Roy Clark Senior Challenge Oklahoma 200,000   Miller Barber (11) 212 (−1) 30,000
Jun 24 Senior Tournament Players Championship Ohio 240,000   Arnold Palmer (7) 276 (−8) 36,000
Jul 1 U.S. Senior Open New York 200,000   Miller Barber (12) 286 (−2) 36,448
Jul 8 Greater Syracuse Senior's Pro Classic New York 200,000   Miller Barber (13) 206 (−7) 30,000
Jul 15 Merrill Lynch/Golf Digest Commemorative Pro-Am Rhode Island 150,000   Roberto DeVicenzo (2) 206 (−10) 22,500
Jul 29 Denver Post Champions of Golf Colorado 200,000   Miller Barber (14) 208 (−8) 30,000
Aug 12 du Maurier Champions Canada 225,000   Don January (13) 194 (−19) 33,750
Sep 3 Citizens Union Senior Golf Classic Kentucky 175,000   Gay Brewer (1) 204 (−9) 26,050
Sep 9 United Virginia Bank Seniors Virginia 200,000   Dan Sikes (3) 207 (−9) 30,060
Sep 16 World Seniors Invitational North Carolina 150,000   Peter Thomson (1) 281 (−7) 25,000
Sep 23 Digital Middlesex Classic Massachusetts 175,000   Don January (14) 209 (−7) 26,000
Oct 14 Suntree Senior Classic Florida 150,000   Lee Elder (1) 200 (−16) 22,500
Oct 21 Hilton Head Seniors International South Carolina 200,000   Lee Elder (2) 203 (−13) 30,000
Dec 2 Quadel Seniors Classic Florida 200,000   Arnold Palmer (8) 205 (−11) 30,060
Dec 9 General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 225,000   Peter Thomson (2) 286 (−2) 40,000

Source:[1]

LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Don January   United States 70.68
2 Miller Barber   United States 71.13
3 Peter Thomson   Australia 71.59
4 Arnold Palmer   United States 71.80
5 Dan Sikes   United States 71.86

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Don January   United States 328,597 17 3
2 Miller Barber   United States 299,099 22 4
3 Peter Thomson   Australia 228,940 20 2
4 Arnold Palmer   United States 184,582 13 3
5 Orville Moody   United States 183,920 21 2

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Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Don January   United States 791,990 14
2 Miller Barber   United States 720,134 14
3 Arnold Palmer   United States 442,974 8
4 Billy Casper   United States 395,386 4
5 Gene Littler   United States 358,770 3

Source:[4]

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records" (PDF). PGA Tour. p. 22. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1984 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1984 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1984 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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