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The 1998 PGA Tour season was played from January 8 to November 1. The season consisted of 45 official money events. David Duval won the most tournaments, four, and there were eight first-time winners. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1998 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 11 Mercedes Championships California   Phil Mickelson (12) 271 (−17) 1,700,000 306,000
Jan 18 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California   Fred Couples (13) 332 (−28) 2,300,000 414,000
Jan 25 Phoenix Open Arizona   Jesper Parnevik (1) 269 (−15) 2,500,000 450,000
Feb 8 Buick Invitational California   Scott Simpson (7) 204 (−12) 2,100,000 378,000
Feb 15 United Airlines Hawaiian Open Hawaii   John Huston (4) 260 (−28) 1,800,000 324,000
Feb 22 Tucson Chrysler Classic Arizona   David Duval (4) 269 (−19) 2,000,000 360,000
Mar 1 Nissan Open California   Billy Mayfair (4) 272 (−12) 2,100,000 378,000
Mar 8 Doral-Ryder Open Florida   Michael Bradley (2) 278 (−10) 2,000,000 360,000
Mar 15 Honda Classic Florida   Mark Calcavecchia (10) 270 (−18) 1,800,000 324,000
Mar 22 Bay Hill Invitational Florida   Ernie Els (6) 274 (−14) 2,000,000 360,000
Mar 29 The Players Championship Florida   Justin Leonard (4) 278 (−10) 4,000,000 720,000
Apr 5 Freeport-McDermott Classic Louisiana   Lee Westwood (1) 273 (−15) 1,700,000 306,000
Apr 12 Masters Tournament Georgia   Mark O'Meara (15) 279 (−9) 3,200,000 576,000
Apr 19 MCI Classic South Carolina   Davis Love III (13) 266 (−18) 1,900,000 342,000
Apr 26 Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic North Carolina   Trevor Dodds (1) 276 (−12) 2,200,000 396,000
May 3 Shell Houston Open Texas   David Duval (5) 276 (−12) 2,000,000 360,000
May 10 BellSouth Classic Georgia   Tiger Woods (7) 271 (−17) 1,800,000 324,000
May 17 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas   John Cook (10) 265 (−15) 2,500,000 450,000
May 24 MasterCard Colonial Texas   Tom Watson (39) 265 (−15) 2,300,000 414,000
May 31 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Fred Couples (14) 271 (−17) 2,200,000 396,000
Jun 7 Kemper Open Maryland   Stuart Appleby (2) 274 (−10) 2,000,000 360,000
Jun 14 Buick Classic New York   J. P. Hayes (1) 201 (−12) 1,800,000 324,000
Jun 21 U.S. Open California   Lee Janzen (8) 280 (E) 3,000,000 535,000
Jun 28 Motorola Western Open Illinois   Joe Durant (1) 271 (−17) 2,200,000 396,000
Jul 5 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Olin Browne (1) 266 (−14) 2,000,000 360,000
Jul 12 Quad City Classic Illinois   Steve Jones (8) 263 (−17) 1,550,000 279,000
Jul 19 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic Mississippi   Fred Funk (5) 270 (−18) 1,200,000 216,000
Jul 19 British Open England   Mark O'Meara (16) 280 (E) 2,750,000 493,500
Jul 26 CVS Charity Classic Massachusetts   Steve Pate (6) 269 (−15) 1,500,000 270,000
Aug 2 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Nick Price (17) 268 (−16) 1,800,000 324,000
Aug 9 Buick Open Michigan   Billy Mayfair (5) 271 (−17) 1,800,000 324,000
Aug 16 PGA Championship Washington   Vijay Singh (6) 271 (−9) 3,000,000 540,000
Aug 17 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am* California   Phil Mickelson (13) 202 (−14) 2,500,000 450,000
Aug 23 Sprint International Colorado   Vijay Singh (7) 47 (Stableford) 2,000,000 360,000
Aug 30 Greater Vancouver Open Canada   Brandel Chamblee (1) 265 (−19) 2,000,000 360,000
Aug 30 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio   David Duval (6) 269 (−11) 2,250,000 405,000
Sep 6 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Jeff Sluman (3) 265 (−19) 1,800,000 324,000
Sep 13 Bell Canadian Open Canada   Billy Andrade (3) 275 (−13) 2,200,000 396,000
Sep 20 B.C. Open New York   Chris Perry (1) 273 (−15) 1,500,000 270,000
Sep 27 Westin Texas Open Texas   Hal Sutton (9) 270 (−18) 1,700,000 306,000
Oct 4 Buick Challenge Georgia   Steve Elkington (9) 267 (−21) 1,500,000 270,000
Oct 11 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill Virginia   David Duval (7) 268 (−16) 1,900,000 342,000
Oct 18 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada   Jim Furyk (3) 335 (−25) 2,000,000 360,000
Oct 23 National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney Florida   John Huston (5) 272 (−16) 2,000,000 360,000
Nov 1 The Tour Championship Georgia   Hal Sutton (10) 274 (−6) 4,000,000 720,000

* The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was shortened to 54 holes due to rain. The first two rounds were completed the week of February 1, but the third and final round was rescheduled for August 17.[1]

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 David Duval   United States 69.13
2 Tiger Woods   United States 69.21
3 Davis Love III   United States 69.41
4 Jim Furyk   United States 69.50
5 Mark O'Meara   United States 69.63

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 David Duval   United States 2,591,031 23 4
2 Vijay Singh   Fiji 2,238,998 26 2
3 Jim Furyk   United States 2,054,334 28 1
4 Tiger Woods   United States 1,841,117 20 1
5 Hal Sutton   United States 1,838,740 30 2

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Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Greg Norman   Australia 11,936,443 20
2 Fred Couples   United States 10,535,876 14
3 Tom Kite   United States 10,447,472 19
4 Mark O'Meara   United States 10,293,473 16
5 Davis Love III   United States 10,012,134 13

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AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brown, Clifton (August 17, 1998). "After Wait of Six Months, Sun Shines for Mickelson". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "1998 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  3. ^ "Scoring Average – 1998". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Money Leaders – 1998". PGA Tour.
  5. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1998". PGA Tour.

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