1998 Nike Tour

The 1998 Nike Tour season was the eighth season of the Nike Tour, the PGA Tour's official developmental tour, now known as the Web.com Tour. The top fifteen players on the final money list earned PGA Tour cards for 1999.

ScheduleEdit

The season ran from January 8 to October 25 and consisted of 30 events. All of the tournament names began with "Nike", e. g. "Nike Lakeland Classic"; this is eliminated here for brevity.[1]

Date Tournament Location Winner
Jan 11 Lakeland Classic Florida   Casey Martin (1)
Jan 18 South Florida Classic Florida   Eric Johnson (2)
Feb 8 Greater Austin Open Texas   Michael Allen (1)
Mar 22 Monterrey Open Mexico   Joe Ogilvie (1)
Mar 29 Louisiana Open Louisiana   John Wilson (1)
Apr 12 Shreveport Open Louisiana   Vance Veazey (1)
Apr 19 Upstate Classic South Carolina   Tom Scherrer (2)
Apr 26 Huntsville Open Alabama   Dennis Paulson (1)
May 3 South Carolina Classic South Carolina   Gene Sauers (1)
May 10 Carolina Classic North Carolina   Brian Bateman (1)
May 17 Dominion Open Virginia   Bob Burns (1)
May 31 Knoxville Open Tennessee   Robin Freeman (1)
Jun 7 Miami Valley Open Ohio   Craig Bowden (1)
Jun 14 Cleveland Open Ohio   Doug Dunakey (1)
Jun 21 Lehigh Valley Open Pennsylvania   Eric Booker (2)
Jun 28 Greensboro Open North Carolina   Joe Ogilvie (2)
Jul 5 Hershey Open Pennsylvania   Michael Clark II (2)
Jul 19 St. Louis Golf Classic Missouri   Chris Starkjohann (1)
Jul 26 Wichita Open Kansas   Emlyn Aubrey (2)
Aug 2 Dakota Dunes Open South Dakota   John Maginnes (2)
Aug 9 Omaha Classic Nebraska   Matt Gogel (3)
Aug 16 Ozarks Open Missouri   Anthony Painter (1)
Aug 23 Fort Smith Classic Arkansas   Mark Hensby (1)
Aug 30 Permian Basin Open Texas   Stiles Mitchell (1)
Sep 13 Tri-Cities Open Washington   Matt Gogel (4)
Sep 20 Boise Open Idaho   Mike Sposa (1)
Sep 27 Oregon Classic Oregon   Charles Raulerson (1)
Oct 4 San Jose Open California   Robin Freeman (2)
Oct 11 Inland Empire Open California   Charles Raulerson (2)
Oct 25 Nike Tour Championship Alabama   Bob Burns (2)

Money listEdit

For a complete list of the top fifteen players on the final money list, who earned PGA Tour cards for 1999, see 1998 Nike Tour graduates.[2][3]

Rank Player Country Earnings ($)
1 Bob Burns   United States 178,664
2 Robin Freeman   United States 169,389
3 Joe Ogilvie   United States 157,812
4 Eric Booker   United States 153,526
5 John Maginnes   United States 145,210
6 Dennis Paulson   United States 145,065
7 Charles Raulerson   United States 142,976
8 Woody Austin   United States 140,955
9 Mike Sposa   United States 140,139
10 Notah Begay III   United States 136,289

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. ^ "1998 Nike Tour money list". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 4, 2016.