2007 Champions Tour

The 2007 Champions Tour was the 28th 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 29 official money events with purses totalling $54,100,000, including five majors. Jay Haas 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 2007 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 Champions Tour debut are shown in italics.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 21 MasterCard Championship at Hualalai Hawaii 1,700,000   Hale Irwin (45) 193 (−23) 290,000
Jan 28 Turtle Bay Championship Hawaii 1,600,000   Fred Funk (2) 193 (−23) 240,000
Feb 11 Allianz Championship Florida 1,600,000   Mark James (3) 201 (−15) 240,000
Feb 18 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Florida 1,600,000   Tom Watson (9) 209 (−4) 240,000
Feb 25 The ACE Group Classic Florida 1,600,000   Bobby Wadkins (4) 201 (−15) 240,000
Mar 11 Toshiba Classic California 1,650,000   Jay Haas (7) 194 (−19) 247,500
Mar 18 AT&T Champions Classic California 1,600,000   Tom Purtzer (4) 206 (−10) 240,000
Apr 1 Ginn Championship Hammock Beach Resort Florida 2,500,000   Keith Fergus (1) 204 (−12) 375,000
Apr 22 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Georgia 2,500,000   Jay Haas (8) 207 (−9) 395,000
May 6 FedEx Kinko's Classic Texas 1,600,000   Scott Hoch (1) 201 (−15) 240,000
May 20 Regions Charity Classic Alabama 1,600,000   Brad Bryant (3) 204 (−12) 240,000
May 27 Senior PGA Championship South Carolina 2,000,000   Denis Watson (1) 279 (−9) 360,000
Jun 3 The Boeing Championship at Sandestin Florida 1,650,000   Loren Roberts (6) 197 (−16) 247,500
Jun 10 The Principal Charity Classic Iowa 1,600,000   Jay Haas (9) 201 (−12) 240,000
Jun 24 Bank of America Championship Massachusetts 1,650,000   Jay Haas (10) 203 (−13) 247,500
Jul 1 Commerce Bank Championship New York 1,500,000   Lonnie Nielsen (1) 199 (−14) 225,000
Jul 8 U.S. Senior Open Wisconsin 2,600,000   Brad Bryant (4) 282 (−6) 470,000
Jul 15 Dick's Sporting Goods Open New York 1,600,000   R. W. Eaks (1) 199 (−17) 240,000
Jul 29 Senior British Open Scotland 2,000,000   Tom Watson (10) 284 (E) 320,176
Aug 5 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000   D. A. Weibring (4) 198 (−18) 262,500
Aug 19 JELD-WEN Tradition Oregon 2,600,000     Mark McNulty (6) 272 (−16) 390,000
Aug 26 Boeing Classic Washington 1,600,000   Denis Watson (2) 207 (−9) 240,000
Sep 2 Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach California 2,000,000   Gil Morgan (25) 202 (−14) 300,000
Sep 16 Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn North Carolina 1,600,000   R. W. Eaks (2) 199 (−17) 240,000
Sep 23 SAS Championship North Carolina 2,000,000   Mark Wiebe (1) 198 (−18) 300,000
Oct 7 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship Maryland 2,600,000   Loren Roberts (7) 267 (−13) 390,000
Oct 14 Administaff Small Business Classic Texas 1,700,000   Bernhard Langer (1) 191 (−25) 255,000
Oct 21 AT&T Championship Texas 1,600,000   John Cook (1) 198 (−15) 240,000
Oct 28 Charles Schwab Cup Championship California 2,500,000   Jim Thorpe (13) 268 (−20) 442,000

LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Loren Roberts   United States 69.31
2 Jay Haas   United States 69.36
3 Eduardo Romero   Argentina 69.90
4 D. A. Weibring   United States 69.98
5 Mark O'Meara   United States 70.09

Source:[1]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Jay Haas   United States 2,581,001 27 4
2 Loren Roberts   United States 2,170,627 23 2
3 Brad Bryant   United States 1,812,099 24 2
4 Denis Watson   Zimbabwe 1,636,123 25 2
5 D. A. Weibring   United States 1,557,622 27 1

Source:[2]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin   United States 24,654,218 45
2 Gil Morgan   United States 18,383,634 25
3 Dana Quigley   United States 13,956,074 11
4 Bruce Fleisher   United States 13,513,100 18
5 Larry Nelson   United States 13,049,347 19

Source:[3]

AwardsEdit

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Jay Haas   United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Jay Haas   United States
Charles Schwab Cup Loren Roberts   United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Loren Roberts   United States
Rookie of the Year Denis Watson   Zimbabwe
Comeback Player of the Year R. W. Eaks   United States

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scoring Average – 2007 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 2007 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2007 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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