2005 Champions Tour

The 2005 Champions Tour was the 26th season for the golf tour now known as PGA Tour Champions since it officially began in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour. The season consisted of 28 official money events with purses totalling $51,200,000, including five majors. Hale Irwin won the most tournaments, four. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2005 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.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 23 MasterCard Championship Hawaii 1,600,000   Dana Quigley (9) 198 (−18) 272,000
Jan 30 Turtle Bay Championship Hawaii 1,500,000   Hale Irwin (41) 200 (−20) 225,000
Feb 20 The ACE Group Classic Florida 1,600,000   Mark James (2) 203 (−13) 240,000
Feb 28 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Florida 1,600,000   Hale Irwin (42) 134 (−8) 240,000
Mar 13 SBC Classic California 1,550,000   Des Smyth (1) 211 (−5) 232,500
Mar 20 Toshiba Senior Classic California 1,650,000   Mark Johnson (1) 200 (−13) 247,500
Apr 24 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Georgia 2,250,000   Des Smyth (2) 208 (−8) 382,000
May 1 FedEx Kinko's Classic Texas 1,650,000   Jim Thorpe (10) 206 (−10) 247,500
May 16 Blue Angels Classic Florida 1,500,000   Jim Thorpe (11) 194 (−16) 225,000
May 22 Bruno's Memorial Classic Alabama 1,500,000   D. A. Weibring (3) 201 (−15) 225,000
May 29 Senior PGA Championship Pennsylvania 2,000,000   Mike Reid (1) 280 (−8) 360,000
Jun 5 Allianz Championship Iowa 1,500,000   Tom Jenkins (6) 204 (−9) 225,000
Jun 13 Bayer Advantage Classic Kansas 1,650,000   Dana Quigley (10) 133 (−11) 248,000
Jun 26 Bank of America Championship Massachusetts 1,600,000     Mark McNulty (4) 204 (−12) 240,000
Jul 3 Commerce Bank Championship New York 1,500,000   Ron Streck (1) 197 (−16) 225,000
Jul 10 Ford Senior Players Championship Michigan 2,500,000   Peter Jacobsen (2) 273 (−15) 375,000
Jul 24 Senior British Open Scotland 1,800,000   Tom Watson (7) 280 (−4) 274,099
Jul 31 U.S. Senior Open Ohio 2,600,000   Allen Doyle (10) 274 (−10) 470,000
Aug 7 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000   Tom Purtzer (3) 201 (−15) 262,500
Aug 21 Boeing Greater Seattle Classic Washington 1,600,000   David Eger (2) 199 (−17) 240,000
Aug 28 JELD-WEN Tradition Oregon 2,500,000   Loren Roberts (1) 273 (−15) 375,000
Sep 4 Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach California 2,000,000   Hale Irwin (43) 203 (−13) 300,000
Sep 18 Constellation Energy Classic Maryland 1,700,000   Bob Gilder (8) 198 (−18) 255,000
Oct 2 SAS Championship North Carolina 1,900,000   Hale Irwin (44) 203 (−13) 285,000
Oct 9 Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn North Carolina 1,600,000   Jay Haas (1) 200 (−16) 240,000
Oct 16 Administaff Small Business Classic Texas 1,600,000     Mark McNulty (5) 200 (−16) 240,000
Oct 23 SBC Championship Texas 1,550,000   Jay Haas (2) 199 (−14) 232,500
Oct 30 Charles Schwab Cup Championship California 2,500,000   Tom Watson (8) 272 (−16) 440,000

LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Mark McNulty   Zimbabwe
  Ireland
69.41
2 Dana Quigley   United States 69.64
3 Craig Stadler   United States 69.65
4 Morris Hatalsky   United States 69.68
5 D. A. Weibring   United States 69.84

Source:[1]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Dana Quigley   United States 2,170,258 27 2
2 Hale Irwin   United States 1,983,596 22 4
3 Mark McNulty   Zimbabwe
  Ireland
1,791,452 23 2
4 D. A. Weibring   United States 1,550,030 25 1
5 Tom Watson   United States 1,532,482 13 2

Source:[2]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin   United States 22,576,561 44
2 Gil Morgan   United States 15,683,422 23
3 Bruce Fleisher   United States 12,825,909 18
4 Larry Nelson   United States 12,373,805 19
5 Dana Quigley   United States 12,333,491 10

Source:[3]

AwardsEdit

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Dana Quigley   United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Dana Quigley   United States
Charles Schwab Cup Tom Watson   United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Mark McNulty   Zimbabwe
  Ireland
Rookie of the Year Jay Haas   United States
Comeback Player of the Year Peter Jacobsen   United States

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scoring Average – 2005 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 2005 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2005 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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