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The 2009 Champions Tour was the 30th 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 25 official money events with purses totalling $48,875,000, including five majors. Bernhard Langer 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 2009 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 25 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Hawaii 1,800,000   Bernhard Langer (5) 198 (−18) 315,000
Feb 15 Allianz Championship Florida 1,700,000   Mike Goodes (1) 201 (−15) 255,000
Feb 22 The ACE Group Classic Florida 1,600,000   Loren Roberts (9) 209 (−7) 240,000
Mar 8 Toshiba Classic California 1,700,000   Eduardo Romero (5) 202 (−11) 255,000
Mar 15 AT&T Champions Classic California 1,600,000   Dan Forsman (1) 205 (−11) 240,000
Mar 29 Cap Cana Championship Dominican Republic 2,100,000   Keith Fergus (2) 203 (−13) 315,000
Apr 19 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Florida 1,700,000   Nick Price (1) 204 (−9) 255,000
Apr 26 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Georgia 2,600,000   Bernhard Langer (6) &
  Tom Lehman (1)
189 (−27) 225,000
(each)
May 17 Regions Charity Classic Alabama 1,700,000   Keith Fergus (3) 132 (−12) 255,000
May 24 Senior PGA Championship Ohio 2,000,000   Michael Allen (1) 274 (−6) 360,000
May 31 Principal Charity Classic Iowa 1,725,000     Mark McNulty (7) 203 (−10) 258,750
Jun 7 Triton Financial Classic Texas 1,600,000   Bernhard Langer (7) 201 (−15) 240,000
Jun 28 Dick's Sporting Goods Open New York 1,650,000   Lonnie Nielsen (2) 195 (−21) 247,500
Jul 12 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000   Bernhard Langer (8) 200 (−16) 262,500
Jul 26 Senior British Open England 2,000,000   Loren Roberts (10) 268 (−12) 315,600
Aug 2 U.S. Senior Open Indiana 2,600,000   Fred Funk (5) 268 (−20) 470,000
Aug 23 JELD-WEN Tradition Oregon 2,700,000   Mike Reid (2) 272 (−16) 392,000
Aug 30 Boeing Classic Washington 1,800,000   Loren Roberts (11) 198 (−18) 270,000
Sep 6 Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach California 2,100,000   Jeff Sluman (3) 206 (−10) 315,000
Sep 20 Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn North Carolina 1,750,000   Jay Haas (13) 198 (−18) 262,500
Sep 27 SAS Championship North Carolina 2,100,000   Tom Pernice, Jr. (1) 203 (−13) 315,000
Oct 4 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship Maryland 2,700,000   Jay Haas (14) 267 (−13) 405,000
Oct 18 Administaff Small Business Classic Texas 1,700,000   John Cook (3) 205 (−11) 255,000
Oct 25 AT&T Championship Texas 1,700,000   Phil Blackmar (1) 203 (−10) 255,000
Nov 1 Charles Schwab Cup Championship California 2,500,000   John Cook (4) 266 (−22) 442,000

LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Bernhard Langer   Germany 68.92
2 Jay Haas   United States 69.25
3 Loren Roberts   United States 69.65
4 Mark O'Meara   United States 69.69
5 Tom Watson   United States 69.69

Source:[1]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Bernhard Langer   Germany 2,139,451 20 4
2 Loren Roberts   United States 1,960,613 22 3
3 John Cook   United States 1,798,664 23 2
4 Jay Haas   United States 1,758,395 21 2
5 Fred Funk   United States 1,563,810 21 1

Source:[2]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin   United States 25,217,826 45
2 Gil Morgan   United States 19,600,904 25
3 Dana Quigley   United States 14,634,841 11
4 Bruce Fleisher   United States 14,406,862 18
5 Tom Kite   United States 13,727,373 10

Source:[3]

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scoring Average – 2009 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 2009 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2009 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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