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The 1999 PGA Tour season was played from January 7 to November 7. The season consisted of 47 official money events. Tiger Woods led the tour with eight victories and there were nine first-time winners. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

After caddie Garland Dempsey collapsed at the Western Open in early July, the PGA Tour allowed male caddies, on a trial basis, to wear shorts on extremely hot days.[1][2] Two years earlier, the USGA changed its policy and allowed caddies to wear shorts at the U.S. Open in June 1997.[3][4] The shorts dispute had surfaced at the PGA Championship in August 1996 as a gender equity issue, as female caddies were allowed to wear them, but not males.[5][6]

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1999 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 10 Mercedes Championships Hawaii   David Duval (8) 266 (−26) 2,600,000 468,000
Jan 17 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii   Jeff Sluman (4) 271 (−9) 2,600,000 468,000
Jan 24 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California   David Duval (9) 334 (−26) 3,000,000 540,000
Jan 31 Phoenix Open Arizona   Rocco Mediate (3) 273 (−11) 3,000,000 540,000
Feb 7 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California   Payne Stewart (10) 206 (−10) 2,800,000 504,000
Feb 14 Buick Invitational California   Tiger Woods (8) 266 (−22) 2,700,000 486,000
Feb 21 Nissan Open California   Ernie Els (7) 270 (−14) 2,800,000 504,000
Feb 28 Touchstone Energy Tucson Open Arizona   Gabriel Hjertstedt (2) 276 (−12) 2,750,000 495,000
Feb 28 WGC-Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship California   Jeff Maggert (2) 38 holes 5,000,000 1,000,000
Mar 7 Doral-Ryder Open Florida   Steve Elkington (10) 275 (−13) 3,000,000 540,000
Mar 14 Honda Classic Florida   Vijay Singh (8) 277 (−11) 2,600,000 468,000
Mar 21 Bay Hill Invitational Florida   Tim Herron (3) 274 (−14) 2,500,000 450,000
Mar 28 The Players Championship Florida   David Duval (10) 285 (−3) 5,000,000 900,000
Apr 4 BellSouth Classic Georgia   David Duval (11) 270 (−18) 2,500,000 450,000
Apr 11 Masters Tournament Georgia   José María Olazábal (5) 280 (−8) 4,000,000 720,000
Apr 18 MCI Classic South Carolina   Glen Day (1) 274 (−10) 2,500,000 450,000
Apr 25 Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic North Carolina   Jesper Parnevik (2) 265 (−23) 2,600,000 468,000
May 2 Shell Houston Open Texas   Stuart Appleby (3) 279 (−9) 2,500,000 450,000
May 9 Compaq Classic of New Orleans Louisiana   Carlos Franco (1) 269 (−19) 2,600,000 468,000
May 16 GTE Byron Nelson Classic Texas   Loren Roberts (6) 262 (−18) 3,000,000 540,000
May 23 MasterCard Colonial Texas   Olin Browne (2) 272 (−8) 2,800,000 504,000
May 30 Kemper Open Maryland   Rich Beem (1) 274 (−10) 2,500,000 450,000
Jun 6 Memorial Tournament Ohio   Tiger Woods (9) 273 (−15) 2,550,000 459,000
Jun 14 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Ted Tryba (2) 265 (−19) 2,500,000 450,000
Jun 20 U.S. Open North Carolina   Payne Stewart (11) 279 (−1) 3,500,000 625,000
Jun 27 Buick Classic New York   Duffy Waldorf (2) 276 (−8) 2,500,000 450,000
Jul 4 Motorola Western Open Illinois   Tiger Woods (10) 273 (−15) 2,500,000 450,000
Jul 11 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin   Carlos Franco (2) 264 (−20) 2,300,000 414,000
Jul 18 British Open Scotland   Paul Lawrie (1) 290 (+6) 3,058,500 546,805
Jul 25 John Deere Classic Illinois   J. L. Lewis (1) 261 (−19) 2,000,000 360,000
Aug 1 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut   Brent Geiberger (1) 262 (−18) 2,500,000 450,000
Aug 8 Buick Open Michigan   Tom Pernice, Jr. (1) 270 (−18) 2,400,000 432,000
Aug 15 PGA Championship Illinois   Tiger Woods (11) 277 (−11) 3,500,000 630,000
Aug 22 Sprint International Colorado   David Toms (2) 47 (Stableford) 2,600,000 468,000
Aug 29 Reno-Tahoe Open Nevada   Notah Begay III (1) 274 (−14) 2,750,000 495,000
Aug 29 WGC-NEC Invitational Ohio   Tiger Woods (12) 270 (−10) 5,000,000 1,000,000
Sep 5 Air Canada Championship Canada   Mike Weir (1) 266 (−18) 2,500,000 450,000
Sep 12 Bell Canadian Open Canada   Hal Sutton (11) 275 (−13) 2,500,000 450,000
Sep 20 B.C. Open New York   Brad Faxon (5) 273 (−15) 1,600,000 288,000
Sep 26 Westin Texas Open Texas   Duffy Waldorf (3) 270 (−18) 2,000,000 360,000
Oct 3 Buick Challenge Georgia   David Toms (3) 271 (−17) 1,800,000 324,000
Oct 10 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill Virginia   Notah Begay III (2) 274 (−10) 2,500,000 450,000
Oct 17 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada   Jim Furyk (4) 331 (−29) 2,500,000 450,000
Oct 24 National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney Florida   Tiger Woods (13) 271 (−17) 2,500,000 450,000
Oct 31 The Tour Championship Texas   Tiger Woods (14) 269 (−15) 5,000,000 900,000
Nov 1 Southern Farm Bureau Classic Mississippi   Brian Henninger (2) 202 (−14) 2,000,000 360,000
Nov 7 WGC-American Express Championship Spain   Tiger Woods (15) 278 (−6) 5,000,000 1,000,000

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Tiger Woods   United States 68.43
2 David Duval   United States 69.17
3 Davis Love III   United States 69.37
4 Justin Leonard   United States 69.59
5 Hal Sutton   United States 69.66

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Tiger Woods   United States 6,616,585 21 8
2 David Duval   United States 3,641,906 21 4
3 Davis Love III   United States 2,475,328 23 0
4 Vijay Singh   Fiji 2,283,233 29 1
5 Chris Perry   United States 2,145,707 31 0

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Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Greg Norman   Australia 12,507,322 20
2 Davis Love III   United States 12,487,463 13
3 Payne Stewart   United States 11,737,008 11
4 Nick Price   Zimbabwe 11,386,236 17
5 Tiger Woods   United States 11,315,128 15

Source:[10]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Golf: PGA Tour; Caddies allowed to wear shorts". New York Times. July 16, 1999. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  2. ^ Smits, Garry (August 10, 1999). "PGA Tour warms up to keeping caddies cool". Florida Times-Union. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  3. ^ White, Joseph (June 13, 1997). "Caddies adjust to wearing of shorts". Lakeland Ledger. Associated Press. p. C7.
  4. ^ Smits, Garry (November 17, 1999). "PGA Tour grants more time in shorts". Florida Times-Union. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  5. ^ Verdi, Bob (August 9, 1996). "At PGA, caddies' protest falls a little short". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
  6. ^ Litke, Jim (August 9, 1996). "Short term problem for caddies". Boca Raton News. Associated Press. p. 2B.
  7. ^ "1999 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  8. ^ "Scoring Average – 1999". PGA Tour.
  9. ^ "Money Leaders – 1999". PGA Tour.
  10. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 1999". PGA Tour.

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