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The 1985 PGA Tour season was played from January 10 to October 27. The season consisted of 43 official money events. Curtis Strange and Lanny Wadkins won the most tournaments, three, 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 1985 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 13 Bob Hope Classic California   Lanny Wadkins (13) 333 (−27) 90,000
Jan 20 Phoenix Open Arizona   Calvin Peete (9) 270 (−14) 81,000
Jan 27 Los Angeles Open California   Lanny Wadkins (14) 264 (−20) 72,000
Feb 3 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California   Mark O'Meara (2) 283 (−5) 90,000
Feb 10 Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Mark O'Meara (3) 267 (−21) 90,000
Feb 17 Isuzu-Andy Williams San Diego Open California   Woody Blackburn (2) 269 (−19) 72,000
Feb 24 Doral-Eastern Open Florida   Mark McCumber (4) 284 (−4) 72,000
Mar 3 Honda Classic Florida   Curtis Strange (6) 275 (−13) 90,000
Mar 10 Hertz Bay Hill Classic Florida   Fuzzy Zoeller (7) 275 (−9) 90,000
Mar 17 USF&G Classic Louisiana   Seve Ballesteros (7) 205 (−11) 72,000
Mar 24 Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational Nevada   Curtis Strange (7) 338 (−17) 171,000
Mar 31 Tournament Players Championship Florida   Calvin Peete (10) 274 (−14) 162,000
Apr 7 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Joey Sindelar (1) 285 (−3) 72,000
Apr 14 Masters Tournament Georgia   Bernhard Langer (1) 282 (−6) 126,000
Apr 21 Sea Pines Heritage South Carolina   Bernhard Langer (2) 273 (−11) 72,000
Apr 28 Houston Open Texas   Raymond Floyd (19) 277 (−11) 90,000
May 5 MONY Tournament of Champions California   Tom Kite (8) 275 (−13) 72,000
May 12 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Bob Eastwood (3) 272 (−8) 90,000
May 19 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Corey Pavin (2) 266 (−14) 90,000
May 26 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Hale Irwin (17) 281 (−7) 100,000
Jun 2 Kemper Open Maryland   Bill Glasson (1) 278 (−10) 90,000
Jun 9 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic New York   Roger Maltbie (4) 275 (−9) 90,000
Jun 16 U.S. Open Michigan   Andy North (3) 279 (−1) 103,000
Jun 23 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia   Wayne Levi (8) 273 (−15) 90,000
Jun 30 St. Jude Memphis Classic Tennessee   Hal Sutton (4) 279 (−9) 90,000
Jul 7 Canadian Open Canada   Curtis Strange (8) 279 (−9) 86,507
Jul 14 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia   Mark Wiebe (1) 273 (−11) 90,000
Jul 21 Lite Quad Cities Open Illinois   Dan Forsman (1) 267 (−13) 54,000
Jul 21 British Open England   Sandy Lyle (1) 282 (+2) 94,250
Jul 28 Canon Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Phil Blackmar (1) 271 (−13) 108,000
Aug 4 Western Open Illinois   Scott Verplank (amateur,1) 279 (−9) 90,000
Aug 11 PGA Championship Colorado   Hubert Green (19) 278 (−6) 125,000
Aug 18 Buick Open Michigan   Ken Green (1) 268 (−20) 81,000
Aug 25 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio   Roger Maltbie (5) 268 (−12) 126,000
Sep 1 B.C. Open New York   Joey Sindelar (2) 274 (−10) 54,000
Sep 8 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts   George Burns (3) 267 (−17) 72,000
Sep 15 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Jim Thorpe (1) 274 (−14) 54,000
Sep 22 Southwest Golf Classic Texas   Hal Sutton (5) 273 (−15) 72,000
Sep 29 Texas Open Texas   John Mahaffey (8) 268 (−12) 63,000
Oct 6 Southern Open Georgia   Tim Simpson (1) 264 (−16) 63,000
Oct 13 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida   Lanny Wadkins (15) 267 (−21) 72,000
Oct 20 Pensacola Open Florida   Danny Edwards (5) 269 (−15) 54,000
Oct 27 Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship Arizona   Jim Thorpe (2) 4&3 150,000

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Don Pooley   United States 70.36
2 John Mahaffey   United States 70.44
2 Lanny Wadkins   United States 70.44
4 Corey Pavin   United States 70.49
5 Raymond Floyd   United States 70.53

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Curtis Strange   United States 542,321 25 3
2 Lanny Wadkins   United States 446,893 24 3
3 Calvin Peete   United States 384,489 22 2
4 Jim Thorpe   United States 379,091 28 2
5 Raymond Floyd   United States 378,989 22 1

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Jack Nicklaus   United States 4,686,280 72
2 Tom Watson   United States 3,806,940 36
3 Lee Trevino   United States 3,177,975 29
4 Raymond Floyd   United States 2,868,951 19
5 Hale Irwin   United States 2,751,050 17

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AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1985 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1985". PGA Tour.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1985". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1985". PGA Tour.

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