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The 1986 PGA Tour season was played from January 8 to November 2. The season consisted of 45 official money events. Bob Tway won the most tournaments, four, and there were 11 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 1986 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 11 MONY Tournament of Champions California   Calvin Peete (11) 267 (−21) 90,000
Jan 19 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California   Donnie Hammond (1) 335 (−25) 108,000
Jan 26 Phoenix Open Arizona   Hal Sutton (6) 267 (−17) 90,000
Feb 2 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California   Fuzzy Zoeller (8) 205 (−11) 108,000
Feb 9 Shearson Lehman Brothers Andy Williams Open California   Bob Tway (1) 204 (−12) 81,000
Feb 16 Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Corey Pavin (3) 272 (−16) 90,000
Feb 23 Los Angeles Open California   Doug Tewell (3) 270 (−14) 81,000
Mar 2 Honda Classic Florida   Kenny Knox (1) 287 (−1) 90,000
Mar 9 Doral-Eastern Open Florida   Andy Bean (10) 276 (−12) 90,000
Mar 16 Hertz Bay Hill Classic Florida   Dan Forsman (2) 202 (−11) 90,000
Mar 23 USF&G Classic Louisiana   Calvin Peete (12) 269 (−19) 90,000
Mar 30 Tournament Players Championship Florida   John Mahaffey (9) 275 (−13) 162,000
Apr 6 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Sandy Lyle (2) 275 (−13) 90,000
Apr 13 Masters Tournament Georgia   Jack Nicklaus (73) 279 (−9) 144,000
Apr 20 Sea Pines Heritage South Carolina   Fuzzy Zoeller (9) 276 (−8) 81,000
Apr 27 Houston Open Texas   Curtis Strange (9) 274 (−14) 90,000
May 4 Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational Nevada   Greg Norman (3) 333 (−27) 207,000
May 11 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Andy Bean (11) 269 (−11) 108,000
May 18 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Dan Pohl (1) 205 (−5) 108,000
May 25 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Hal Sutton (7) 271 (−17) 100,000
Jun 1 Kemper Open Maryland   Greg Norman (4) 277 (−11) 90,000
Jun 8 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic New York   Bob Tway (2) 272 (−12) 108,000
Jun 15 U.S. Open New York   Raymond Floyd (20) 279 (−1) 115,000
Jun 15 Provident Classic Tennessee   Brad Faxon (n/a*) 261 (−19) 54,000
Jun 22 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia   Bob Tway (3) 269 (−19) 90,000
Jun 29 Canadian Open Canada   Bob Murphy (5) 280 (−8) 108,000
Jul 6 Canon Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Mac O'Grady (1) 269 (−15) 126,000
Jul 13 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia   Fuzzy Zoeller (10) 274 (−10) 90,000
Jul 20 British Open Scotland   Greg Norman (5) 280 (E) 105,000
Jul 20 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois   Mark Wiebe (2) 268 (−12) 72,000
Jul 27 Buick Open Michigan   Ben Crenshaw (11) 270 (−18) 90,000
Aug 3 Western Open Illinois   Tom Kite (9) 286 (−2) 90,000
Aug 11 PGA Championship Ohio   Bob Tway (4) 276 (−8) 140,000
Aug 17 The International Colorado   Ken Green (2) 12 (Stableford) 180,000
Aug 24 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio   Dan Pohl (2) 277 (−3) 126,000
Aug 31 Federal Express St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Mike Hulbert (1) 280 (−8) 109,064
Sep 7 B.C. Open New York   Rick Fehr (1) 267 (−17) 72,000
Sep 14 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts   Gene Sauers (1) 274 (−10) 81,000
Sep 21 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Corey Pavin (4) 272 (−16) 72,000
Sep 28 Southwest Golf Classic Texas   Mark Calcavecchia (1) 275 (−13) 72,000
Oct 5 Southern Open Georgia   Fred Wadsworth (1) 269 (−11) 63,000
Oct 12 Pensacola Open Florida   Ernie Gonzalez (1) 128 (−14) 40,500
Oct 19 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida   Raymond Floyd (21) 275 (−13) 90,000
Oct 26 Vantage Championship Texas   Ben Crenshaw (12) 196 (−14) 180,000
Nov 2 Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship Arizona   Jim Thorpe (3) 67 to 71 150,000
Nov 2 Tallahassee Open Florida   Mark Hayes (n/a*) 273 (−15) 36,000

*For the Provident Classic and the Tallahassee Open, the money was official but the win was not.

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Scott Hoch   United States 70.08
2 Bernhard Langer   West Germany 70.19
3 Greg Norman   Australia 70.22
4 Tom Watson   United States 70.28
5 Payne Stewart   United States 70.36

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Greg Norman   Australia 653,296 19 3
2 Bob Tway   United States 652,780 33 4
3 Payne Stewart   United States 535,389 29 0
4 Andy Bean   United States 491,938 27 2
5 Dan Pohl   United States 463,630 25 2

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Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Jack Nicklaus   United States 4,912,294 73
2 Tom Watson   United States 4,085,278 36
3 Lee Trevino   United States 3,264,290 29
4 Raymond Floyd   United States 3,249,459 21
5 Tom Kite   United States 2,919,491 9

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AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1986 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1986". PGA Tour.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1986". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1986". PGA Tour.

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