1998 Nike Tour graduates

This is a list of players who graduated from the Nike Tour in 1998. The top 15 players on the Nike Tour's money list in 1998 earned their PGA Tour card for 1999.

1998 Nike Tour 1999 PGA Tour
Player Money list
rank
Earnings ($) Starts Cuts
made
Best
finish
Money list
rank
Earnings ($)
United States Bob Burns 1 178,664 31 14 T18 177 138,118
United States Robin Freeman 2 169,389 29 11 T38 219 62,495
United States Joe Ogilvie* 3 157,812 31 14 T9 137 287,346
United States Eric Booker* 4 153,526 31 14 T3 127 320,753
United States John Maginnes 5 145,210 29 16 6/T6 93 426,666
United States Dennis Paulson 6 145,065 28 25 2 27 1,313,814
United States Charles Raulerson 7 142,976 32 20 7 125 326,893
United States Woody Austin 8 140,955 30 20 T9 121 338,045
United States Mike Sposa* 9 140,139 31 17 T10 147 255,408
United States Notah Begay III* 10 136,289 29 22 Win (twice) 31 1,255,314
United States Jimmy Green 11 131,942 28 10 T7 171 152,091
United States Sean Murphy 12 130,030 29 15 T13 159 185,299
United States Emlyn Aubrey 13 129,967 18 10 T7 136 290,806
United States Tom Scherrer 14 129,134 29 20 T5 92 427,849
United States Doug Dunakey* 15 128,052 32 12 T3 133 298,069

*PGA Tour rookie for 1999.

T = Tied
Green background indicates the player retained his PGA Tour card for 2000 (won or finished inside the top 125, excluding non-members).
Yellow background indicates player did not retain his PGA Tour card for 2000, but retained conditional status (finished between 126–150, excluding non-members).
Red background indicates the player did not retain his PGA Tour card for 2000 (finished outside the top 150).

Winners on the PGA Tour in 1999Edit

No. Date Player Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 Sep 29   Notah Begay III Reno-Tahoe Open −14 (70-69-63-72=274) 3 strokes   Chris Perry,   David Toms
2 Oct 8   Notah Begay III Michelob Championship at Kingsmill
(Won on second playoff hole)
−10 (67-70-69-68=274) Playoff   Tom Byrum

Runners-up on the PGA Tour in 1999Edit

No. Date Player Tournament Winner Winning score Runner-up score
1 Jun 27   Dennis Paulson
(Lost on first playoff hole)
Buick Classic   Duffy Waldorf −8 (70-67-68-71=276) −8 (71-70-68-67=276)

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