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The 2000 Senior PGA Tour was the 21st season since the Senior PGA Tour, now known as PGA Tour Champions, officially began in 1980. The season consisted of 39 official money events with purses totalling $54,850,000, including four majors. Larry Nelson won the most tournaments, six. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2000 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. Senior majors are shown in bold. Golfers winning on their Senior PGA Tour debut are shown in italics.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 23 MasterCard Championship Hawaii 1,200,000   George Archer (19) 207 (−9) 199,000
Feb 6 Royal Caribbean Classic Florida 1,100,000   Bruce Fleisher (8) 30 (Stableford) 165,000
Feb 13 ACE Group Classic Florida 1,200,000   Lanny Wadkins (1) 202 (−14) 180,000
Feb 20 GTE Classic Florida 1,300,000   Bruce Fleisher (9) 200 (−13) 195,000
Feb 27 LiquidGolf.com Invitational Florida 1,200,000   Tom Wargo (4) 202 (−14) 180,000
Mar 5 Toshiba Senior Classic California 1,300,000   Allen Doyle (5) 136 (−6) 195,000
Mar 12 Audi Senior Classic Mexico 1,500,000   Hubert Green (2) 197 (−19) 225,000
Mar 26 Emerald Coast Classic Florida 1,250,000   Gil Morgan (16) 197 (−13) 187,500
Apr 2 The Countrywide Tradition Arizona 1,600,000   Tom Kite (1) 280 (−8) 240,000
Apr 16 PGA Seniors' Championship Florida 1,800,000   Doug Tewell (1) 201 (−15) 324,000
Apr 23 Las Vegas Senior Classic Nevada 1,400,000   Larry Nelson (6) 197 (−19) 210,000
Apr 30 Bruno's Memorial Classic Alabama 1,300,000   John Jacobs (3) 203 (−13) 195,000
May 7 The Home Depot Invitational North Carolina 1,300,000   Bruce Fleisher (10) 203 (−13) 195,000
May 14 Nationwide Championship Georgia 1,450,000   Hale Irwin (26) 207 (−9) 217,500
May 21 TD Waterhouse Championship Missouri 1,300,000   Dana Quigley (4) 198 (−18) 195,000
May 28 Boone Valley Classic Missouri 1,500,000   Larry Nelson (7) 200 (−16) 225,000
Jun 4 BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland Tennessee 1,500,000   Hale Irwin (27) 198 (−18) 225,000
Jun 11 SBC Senior Open Illinois 1,400,000   Tom Kite (2) 207 (−9) 210,000
Jun 18 SBC Championship Texas 1,100,000   Doug Tewell (2) 202 (−14) 165,000
Jun 25 Cadillac NFL Golf Classic New Jersey 1,100,000   Lee Trevino (29) 202 (−14) 165,000
Jul 2 U.S. Senior Open Pennsylvania 2,250,000   Hale Irwin (28) 267 (−17) 400,000
Jul 9 State Farm Senior Classic Maryland 1,350,000   Leonard Thompson (2) 205 (−11) 202,500
Jul 16 Ford Senior Players Championship Michigan 2,300,000   Raymond Floyd (14) 273 (−15) 345,000
Jul 23 The Instinet Classic New Jersey 1,400,000   Gil Morgan (17) 199 (−17) 210,000
Jul 30 Lightpath Long Island Classic New York 1,500,000   Bruce Fleisher (11) 198 (−18) 225,000
Aug 6 Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic Minnesota 1,600,000   Ed Dougherty (1) 197 (−19) 240,000
Aug 13 AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship Canada 1,450,000   Tom Jenkins (2) 274 (−14) 217,500
Aug 20 Novell Utah Showdown Utah 1,450,000   Doug Tewell (3) 199 (−17) 217,500
Aug 27 FleetBoston Classic Massachusetts 1,300,000   Larry Nelson (8) 203 (−13) 195,000
Sep 3 Foremost Insurance Championship Michigan 1,100,000   Larry Nelson (9) 198 (−18) 165,000
Sep 10 Comfort Classic Indiana 1,250,000   Gil Morgan (18) 131 (−13) 187,500
Sep 17 Kroger Senior Classic Ohio 1,400,000   Hubert Green (3) 200 (−10) 210,000
Sep 24 Bank One Senior Championship Texas 1,400,000   Larry Nelson (10) 203 (−1) 210,000
Oct 1 Vantage Championship North Carolina 1,500,000   Larry Nelson (11) 198 (−12) 225,000
Oct 8 The Transamerica California 1,100,000   Jim Thorpe (1) 198 (−18) 165,000
Oct 15 Gold Rush Classic California 1,100,000   Jim Thorpe (2) 195 (−21) 165,000
Oct 22 EMC Kaanapali Classic Hawaii 1,100,000   Hale Irwin (29) 198 (−15) 165,000
Oct 29 SBC Senior Classic California 1,400,000   Joe Inman (3) 198 (−15) 210,000
Nov 5 IR Senior Tour Championship South Carolina 2,100,000   Tom Watson (2) 270 (−18) 365,000

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LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Gil Morgan   United States 68.83
2 Larry Nelson   United States 68.87
3 Bruce Fleisher   United States 69.01
4 Hale Irwin   United States 69.16
5 Tom Watson   United States 69.23

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Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Larry Nelson   United States 2,708,005 30 6
2 Bruce Fleisher   United States 2,373,977 30 4
3 Hale Irwin   United States 2,128,968 24 4
4 Gil Morgan   United States 1,873,216 23 3
5 Dana Quigley   United States 1,802,063 39 1

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Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin   United States 11,774,453 29
2 Jim Colbert   United States 9,623,844 19
3 Lee Trevino   United States 9,211,216 29
4 Dave Stockton   United States 8,618,426 14
5 Bob Charles   New Zealand 8,284,081 23

Source:[4]

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Champions Tour Media Guide: Section 5: All-Time Records" (PDF). PGA Tour. pp. 32–33. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Scoring Average – 2000 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Money Leaders – 2000 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2000 Senior PGA Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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