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The 1988 PGA Tour season was played from January 14 to November 13. The season consisted of 47 official money events. Curtis Strange won the most tournaments, four, and there were 11 first-time winners. 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 1988 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 17 MONY Tournament of Champions California   Steve Pate (2) 202 (−14) 90,000
Jan 24 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California   Jay Haas (7) 338 (−22) 180,000
Jan 31 Phoenix Open Arizona   Sandy Lyle (4) 269 (−15) 117,000
Feb 7 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California   Steve Jones (1) 280 (−8) 126,000
Feb 14 Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Lanny Wadkins (17) 271 (−17) 108,000
Feb 21 Shearson Lehman Hutton Andy Williams Open California   Steve Pate (3) 269 (−19) 117,000
Feb 28 Los Angeles Open California   Chip Beck (1) 267 (−17) 135,000
Mar 6 Doral-Ryder Open Florida   Ben Crenshaw (14) 274 (−14) 180,000
Mar 13 Honda Classic Florida   Joey Sindelar (4) 276 (−12) 126,000
Mar 20 Hertz Bay Hill Classic Florida   Paul Azinger (4) 271 (−13) 135,000
Mar 27 The Players Championship Florida   Mark McCumber (6) 273 (−15) 225,000
Apr 3 KMart Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina   Sandy Lyle (5) 271 (−17) 180,000
Apr 10 Masters Tournament Georgia   Sandy Lyle (6) 281 (−7) 183,800
Apr 17 MCI Heritage Golf Classic South Carolina   Greg Norman (6) 271 (−13) 126,000
Apr 24 USF&G Classic Louisiana   Chip Beck (2) 262 (−26) 135,000
May 1 Independent Insurance Agent Open Texas   Curtis Strange (13) 270 (−18) 126,000
May 8 Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational Nevada   Gary Koch (6) 274 (−14) 250,000
May 15 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Bruce Lietzke (11) 271 (−9) 135,000
May 22 Colonial National Invitation Texas   Lanny Wadkins (18) 270 (−10) 135,000
May 29 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Curtis Strange (14) 274 (−14) 160,000
Jun 5 Kemper Open Maryland   Morris Hatalsky (3) 274 (−10) 144,000
Jun 12 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic New York   Seve Ballesteros (8) 276 (−8) 126,000
Jun 20 U.S. Open Massachusetts   Curtis Strange (15) 278 (−6) 180,000
Jun 26 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic Georgia   Larry Nelson (10) 268 (−20) 126,000
Jul 3 Beatrice Western Open Illinois   Jim Benepe (1) 278 (−10) 162,000
Jul 10 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia   Tom Sieckmann (1) 270 (−14) 117,000
Jul 17 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois   Blaine McCallister (1) 261 (−19) 108,000
Jul 18 British Open England   Seve Ballesteros (9) 273 (−11) 136,000
Jul 24 Canon Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Mark Brooks (1) 269 (−15) 126,000
Jul 31 Buick Open Michigan   Scott Verplank (2) 268 (−20) 126,000
Aug 7 Federal Express St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Jodie Mudd (1) 273 (−15) 171,692
Aug 14 PGA Championship Oklahoma   Jeff Sluman (1) 272 (−12) 160,000
Aug 21 The International Colorado   Joey Sindelar (5) 17 (Stableford) 180,000
Aug 28 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio   Mike Reid (2) 275 (−5) 162,000
Aug 28 Provident Classic Tennessee   Phil Blackmar (2) 264 (−16) 81,000
Sep 4 Canadian Open Canada   Ken Green (3) 275 (−13) 135,000
Sep 11 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Ken Green (4) 268 (−20) 126,000
Sep 18 Bank of Boston Classic Massachusetts   Mark Calcavecchia (3) 274 (−10) 108,000
Sep 25 B.C. Open New York   Bill Glasson (2) 268 (−16) 90,000
Oct 2 Southern Open Georgia   David Frost (1) 270 (−10) 72,000
Oct 9 Gatlin Brothers-Southwest Golf Classic Texas   Tom Purtzer (3) 269 (−19) 72,000
Oct 16 Texas Open Texas   Corey Pavin (7) 259 (−21) 108,000
Oct 23 Pensacola Open Florida   Andrew Magee (1) 271 (−17) 72,000
Oct 29 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida   Bob Lohr (1) 263 (−25) 126,000
Nov 6 Northern Telecom Tucson Open Arizona   David Frost (2) 266 (−22) 108,000
Nov 13 Centel Classic Florida   Bill Glasson (3) 272 (−16) 90,000
Nov 14 Nabisco Championship California   Curtis Strange (16) 279 (−9) 360,000

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Greg Norman   Australia 69.38
2 Chip Beck   United States 69.46
3 Tom Kite   United States 69.53
4 Sandy Lyle   Scotland 69.53
5 Payne Stewart   United States 69.54

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Curtis Strange   United States 1,147,644 24 4
2 Chip Beck   United States 916,818 25 2
3 Joey Sindelar   United States 813,732 30 2
4 Ken Green   United States 779,181 29 2
5 Tom Kite   United States 760,405 25 0

Source:[3]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Jack Nicklaus   United States 5,005,825 73
2 Tom Watson   United States 4,974,845 37
3 Curtis Strange   United States 4,263,133 16
4 Tom Kite   United States 4,205,412 10
5 Lanny Wadkins   United States 3,707,586 18

Source:[4]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1988 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1988". PGA Tour.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1988". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1988". PGA Tour.

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