1996 Nike Tour

The 1996 Nike Tour season was the seventh season of the Nike Tour, the PGA Tour's official developmental tour, now known as the Web.com Tour. The top ten players on the final money list earned PGA Tour cards for 1997.

ScheduleEdit

The season ran from February 22 to October 20 and consisted of 29 events. All of the tournament names began with "Nike", e. g. "Nike San Jose Open"; this is eliminated here for brevity.[1]

Date Tournament Location Winner
Feb 26 San Jose Open California   Larry Silveira (1)
Mar 3 Inland Empire Open California   Jim Estes (1)
Mar 17 Monterrey Open Mexico   David Berganio, Jr. (1)
Mar 31 Louisiana Open Louisiana   Paul Stankowski (1)
Apr 7 Tallahassee Open Florida   P. J. Cowan (1)
Apr 14 South Carolina Classic South Carolina   Dave Rummells (1)
Apr 21 Alabama Classic Alabama   P. H. Horgan III (3)
Apr 28 Shreveport Open Louisiana   Tim Loustalot (2)
May 12 Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic Mississippi   Joe Durant (1)
May 19 Carolina Classic North Carolina   Glen Hnatiuk (3)
May 26 Greater Greenville Classic South Carolina   Michael Christie (2)
Jun 2 Dominion Open Virginia   Olin Browne (4)
Jun 9 Cleveland Open Ohio   Greg Twiggs (1)
Jun 16 Knoxville Open Tennessee   Eric Johnson (1)
Jun 23 Ozarks Open Missouri   Stewart Cink (1)
Jun 30 Dakota Dunes Open South Dakota   Gary Webb (1)
Jul 14 Buffalo Open New York   Jimmy Green (1)
Jul 21 Philadelphia Classic North Carolina   Brett Quigley (1)
Jul 28 Miami Valley Open Ohio   J. P. Hayes (1)
Aug 4 Gateway Classic Missouri   Tim Conley (2)
Aug 11 Omaha Classic Nebraska   Rocky Walcher (1)
Aug 18 Wichita Open Kansas   Rick Cramer (1)
Aug 25 Permian Basin Open Texas   Michael Christie (3)
Sep 8 Colorado Classic Colorado   Stewart Cink (2)
Sep 14 Utah Classic Utah   Michael Christie (4)
Sep 22 Boise Open Idaho   Matt Gogel (1)
Sep 29 Tri-Cities Open Washington   Phil Tataurangi (1)
Oct 6 Olympia Open Washington   Michael Clark II (1)
Oct 20 Nike Tour Championship Georgia   Stewart Cink (3)

Money listEdit

The top ten players on the final money list earned PGA Tour cards for 1997.[2][3]

Rank Player Country Earnings ($)
1 Stewart Cink   United States 251,699
2 Michael Christie   United States 193,971
3 Joe Durant   United States 159,386
4 David Berganio, Jr.   United States 146,047
5 Brett Quigley   United States 123,763
6 Dave Rummells   United States 122,778
7 P. H. Horgan III   United States 120,760
8 Lee Porter   United States 108,030
9 Skip Kendall   United States 107,396
10 Eric Johnson   United States 103,929

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Web.com Tour chronology". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  2. ^ "Web.com Tour past players gaining exempt PGA Tour status". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  3. ^ "1996 Nike Tour money list". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 4, 2016.