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The 1997 PGA Tour season was played from January 9 to November 2. The season consisted of 45 official money events. Tiger Woods won the most tournaments, four, and there were six 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 1997 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 Purse ($) 1st prize ($)
Jan 12 Mercedes Championships California   Tiger Woods (3) 202 (−14) 1,200,000 216,000
Jan 19 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California   John Cook (9) 327 (−33) 1,500,000 270,000
Jan 26 Phoenix Open Arizona   Steve Jones (6) 258 (−26) 1,500,000 270,000
Feb 2 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California   Mark O'Meara (13) 268 (−20) 1,900,000 342,000
Feb 9 Buick Invitational California   Mark O'Meara (14) 275 (−13) 1,500,000 270,000
Feb 16 United Airlines Hawaiian Open Hawaii   Paul Stankowski (2) 271 (−17) 1,200,000 216,000
Feb 23 Tucson Chrysler Classic Arizona   Jeff Sluman (2) 275 (−13) 1,300,000 234,000
Mar 2 Nissan Open California   Nick Faldo (9) 272 (−12) 1,400,000 252,000
Mar 9 Doral-Ryder Open Florida   Steve Elkington (7) 275 (−13) 1,800,000 324,000
Mar 16 Honda Classic Florida   Stuart Appleby (1) 274 (−14) 1,500,000 270,000
Mar 23 Bay Hill Invitational Florida   Phil Mickelson (10) 272 (−16) 1,500,000 270,000
Mar 30 The Players Championship Florida   Steve Elkington (8) 272 (−16) 3,500,000 630,000
Apr 6 Freeport-McDermott Classic Louisiana   Brad Faxon (4) 272 (−16) 1,500,000 270,000
Apr 13 Masters Tournament Georgia   Tiger Woods (4) 270 (−18) 2,700,000 486,000
Apr 20 MCI Classic South Carolina   Nick Price (16) 269 (−15) 1,500,000 270,000
Apr 27 Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic North Carolina   Frank Nobilo (1) 274 (−14) 1,900,000 342,000
May 4 Shell Houston Open Texas   Phil Blackmar (3) 276 (−12) 1,600,000 288,000
May 11 BellSouth Classic Georgia   Scott McCarron (2) 274 (−14) 1,500,000 270,000
May 18 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   Tiger Woods (5) 263 (−17) 1,800,000 324,000
May 25 MasterCard Colonial Texas   David Frost (10) 265 (−15) 1,600,000 288,000
Jun 2 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Vijay Singh (4) 202 (−14) 1,900,000 342,000
Jun 8 Kemper Open Maryland   Justin Leonard (2) 274 (−10) 1,500,000 270,000
Jun 15 U.S. Open Maryland   Ernie Els (4) 276 (−4) 2,600,000 465,000
Jun 22 Buick Classic New York   Ernie Els (5) 268 (−16) 1,500,000 270,000
Jun 29 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Greg Norman (19) 268 (−16) 1,500,000 270,000
Jul 6 Motorola Western Open Illinois   Tiger Woods (6) 275 (−13) 2,000,000 360,000
Jul 13 Quad City Classic Illinois   David Toms (1) 265 (−15) 1,350,000 243,000
Jul 20 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic Mississippi   Billy Ray Brown (3) 271 (−17) 1,000,000 180,000
Jul 20 British Open Scotland   Justin Leonard (3) 272 (−12) 2,680,000 418,875
Jul 27 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Stewart Cink (1) 267 (−13) 1,500,000 270,000
Aug 3 Sprint International Colorado   Phil Mickelson (11) 48 (Stableford) 1,700,000 306,000
Aug 10 Buick Open Michigan   Vijay Singh (5) 273 (−15) 1,500,000 270,000
Aug 17 PGA Championship New York   Davis Love III (11) 269 (−11) 2,600,000 470,000
Aug 24 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio   Greg Norman (20) 273 (−7) 2,200,000 396,000
Aug 24 Greater Vancouver Open Canada   Mark Calcavecchia (9) 265 (−19) 1,500,000 270,000
Aug 31 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Scott Hoch (8) 268 (−16) 1,300,000 234,000
Sep 7 Bell Canadian Open Canada   Steve Jones (7) 275 (−5) 1,500,000 270,000
Sep 14 CVS Charity Classic Massachusetts   Loren Roberts (5) 266 (−18) 1,200,000 216,000
Sep 21 LaCantera Texas Open Texas   Tim Herron (2) 271 (−17) 1,400,000 252,000
Sep 28 B.C. Open New York   Gabriel Hjertstedt (1) 275 (−13) 1,300,000 234,000
Oct 5 Buick Challenge Georgia   Davis Love III (12) 267 (−21) 1,200,000 216,000
Oct 12 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill Virginia   David Duval (1) 271 (−13) 1,550,000 279,000
Oct 19 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida   David Duval (2) 270 (−18) 1,500,000 270,000
Oct 26 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada   Bill Glasson (7) 340 (−20) 1,800,000 324,000
Nov 2 The Tour Championship Texas   David Duval (3) 273 (−11) 4,000,000 720,000

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Nick Price   Zimbabwe 68.98
2 Tiger Woods   United States 69.10
3 Greg Norman   Australia 69.16
4 Davis Love III   United States 69.47
5 Tom Lehman   United States 69.62

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Tiger Woods   United States 2,066,833 21 4
2 David Duval   United States 1,885,308 29 3
3 Davis Love III   United States 1,635,953 25 2
4 Jim Furyk   United States 1,619,480 27 0
5 Justin Leonard   United States 1,587,531 29 2

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Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Greg Norman   Australia 11,910,518 20
2 Tom Kite   United States 10,286,177 19
3 Fred Couples   United States 8,885,487 12
4 Nick Price   Zimbabwe 8,794,431 16
5 Mark O'Meara   United States 8,506,774 14

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AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 1997". PGA Tour.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 1997". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1997". PGA Tour.

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