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The 2009 PGA Tour season ran from January 8 to November 15. The season consisted of 46 official money events, one of which was canceled. This included four major championships and three World Golf Championships, which are also sanctioned by the European Tour.

ScheduleEdit

The following table lists the main season events for 2009. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event.

Date Tournament Location Winner OWGR
points[1]
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Jan 11 Mercedes-Benz Championship Hawaii   Geoff Ogilvy (5) 44 5,600,000 1,120,000 Winners-only event
Jan 18 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii   Zach Johnson (5) 44 5,400,000 972,000
Jan 25 Bob Hope Classic California   Pat Perez (1) 32 5,100,000 918,000 Celebrity pro-am
Feb 1 FBR Open Arizona   Kenny Perry (13) 54 6,000,000 1,080,000
Feb 8 Buick Invitational California   Nick Watney (2) 44 5,300,000 954,000
Feb 15 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California   Dustin Johnson (2) 46 6,100,000 1,098,000 Celebrity pro-am
Feb 22 Northern Trust Open California   Phil Mickelson (35) 62 6,300,000 1,134,000
Mar 1 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship Arizona   Geoff Ogilvy (6) 76 8,500,000 1,400,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 1 Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun Mexico   Mark Wilson (2) 24 3,600,000 648,000 Alternate event
Mar 8 The Honda Classic Florida   Yang Yong-eun (1) 46 5,600,000 1,008,000
Mar 15 WGC-CA Championship Florida   Phil Mickelson (36) 78 8,500,000 1,400,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 15 Puerto Rico Open Puerto Rico   Michael Bradley (3) 24 3,500,000 630,000 Alternate event
Mar 22 Transitions Championship Florida   Retief Goosen (7) 46 5,400,000 972,000
Mar 29 Arnold Palmer Invitational Florida   Tiger Woods (66) 60 6,000,000 1,080,000 Invitational
Apr 5 Shell Houston Open Texas   Paul Casey (1) 62 5,700,000 1,026,000
Apr 12 Masters Tournament Georgia   Ángel Cabrera (2) 100 7,500,000 1,350,000 Major championship
Apr 19 Verizon Heritage South Carolina   Brian Gay (2) 48 5,700,000 1,026,000 Invitational
Apr 26 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Louisiana   Jerry Kelly (3) 38 6,300,000 1,134,000
May 3 Quail Hollow Championship North Carolina   Sean O'Hair (3) 68 6,500,000 1,170,000
May 10 The Players Championship Florida   Henrik Stenson (2) 80 9,500,000 1,710,000 Flagship event
May 17 Valero Texas Open Texas   Zach Johnson (6) 26 6,100,000 1,098,000
May 24 HP Byron Nelson Championship Texas   Rory Sabbatini (5) 44 6,500,000 1,170,000
May 31 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Texas   Steve Stricker (5) 58 6,200,000 1,116,000 Invitational
Jun 7 The Memorial Tournament Ohio   Tiger Woods (67) 62 6,000,000 1,080,000 Invitational
Jun 14 St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Brian Gay (3) 46 5,600,000 1,008,000
Jun 22[N 1] U.S. Open New York   Lucas Glover (2) 100 7,500,000 1,350,000 Major championship
Jun 28 Travelers Championship Connecticut   Kenny Perry (14) 48 6,000,000 1,080,000
Jul 5 AT&T National Maryland   Tiger Woods (68) 50 6,000,000 1,080,000 Invitational
Jul 12 John Deere Classic Illinois   Steve Stricker (6) 34 4,300,000 774,000
Jul 19 The Open Championship (British Open) Scotland   Stewart Cink (6) 100 6,837,628 1,221,005 Major championship
Jul 19 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee Wisconsin   Bo Van Pelt (1) 24 4,000,000 720,000 Alternate event
Jul 26 RBC Canadian Open Ontario   Nathan Green (1) 34 5,100,000 918,000
Aug 2 Buick Open Michigan   Tiger Woods (69) 36 5,100,000 918,000
Aug 9 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Ohio   Tiger Woods (70) 76 8,500,000 1,400,000 World Golf Championships
Aug 9 Legends Reno-Tahoe Open Nevada   John Rollins (3) 24 3,000,000 540,000 Alternate event
Aug 16 PGA Championship Minnesota   Yang Yong-eun (2) 100 7,500,000 1,350,000 Major championship
Aug 23 Wyndham Championship North Carolina   Ryan Moore (1) 32 5,200,000 936,000
Aug 30 The Barclays New Jersey   Heath Slocum (3) 70 7,500,000 1,350,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 7 Deutsche Bank Championship Massachusetts   Steve Stricker (7) 70 7,500,000 1,350,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 13 BMW Championship Illinois   Tiger Woods (71) 68 7,500,000 1,350,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 27 The Tour Championship Georgia   Phil Mickelson (37) 56 7,500,000 1,350,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Oct 5[N 2] Turning Stone Resort Championship New York   Matt Kuchar (2) 30 6,000,000 1,080,000 Fall Series
Oct 18 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Nevada   Martin Laird (1) 40 4,200,000 756,000 Fall Series
Oct 25 Frys.com Open Arizona   Troy Matteson (2) 28 5,000,000 900,000 Fall Series
Nov 1 Viking Classic Mississippi Tournament cancelled[2] Fall Series
Nov 15 Children's Miracle Network Classic Florida   Stephen Ames (4) 24 4,700,000 846,000 Fall Series
  1. ^ The tournament was scheduled to end on June 21, but the final round was pushed back to the following day due to heavy rains during the tournament.
  2. ^ The scheduled 72 holes ended on October 4 as planned, but the playoff between Matt Kuchar and Vaughn Taylor was suspended due to darkness after two holes, and resumed the following day.

Unofficial eventsEdit

The following events did not carry official money.

Date Tournament Location Winner(s) OWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Mar 17 Tavistock Cup Florida Team Lake Nona n/a 2,500,000 Two 10-player teams
Jun 23 CVS Caremark Charity Classic Rhode Island   Nick Price &
  David Toms
n/a 1,500,000 150,000
each
10 two-player teams
Oct 11 Presidents Cup California   U.S. Team n/a Two 12-man teams
Oct 21 PGA Grand Slam of Golf Bermuda   Lucas Glover n/a 1,350,000 600,000 Four-player field
Oct 26 ADT Skills Challenge Florida   Brandt Snedeker &
  Boo Weekley
n/a 800,000 157,000
Nov 8 WGC-HSBC Champions China   Phil Mickelson 66 7,000,000 1,200,000 World Golf Championships
Nov 10 Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge Nevada LPGA Tour team n/a 1,000,000 166,666 Three three-player teams
Nov 11 Kiwi Challenge New Zealand   Anthony Kim n/a 2,000,000 1,000,000 Four-player field
Nov 29 Omega Mission Hills World Cup China   Edoardo Molinari
& Francesco Molinari
n/a 5,500,000 1,700,000 28 two-man teams
Dec 6 Chevron World Challenge California   Jim Furyk 48 5,750,000 1,350,000 18-player field
Dec 7 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament Florida   Troy Merritt n/a 1,057,500 50,000
Dec 13 The Shark Shootout Florida   Jerry Kelly &
  Steve Stricker
n/a 3,000,000 375,000 12 two-player teams

Source:[3]

Location of tournamentsEdit

Money leadersEdit

This shows the money leaders for the 2009 PGA Tour season. These figures do not include FedEx Cup bonus money.

Rank Player Country Events Money ($)
1 Tiger Woods   United States 17 10,508,163
2 Steve Stricker   United States 22 6,332,636
3 Phil Mickelson   United States 18 5,332,755
4 Zach Johnson   United States 26 4,714,813
5 Kenny Perry   United States 24 4,445,562
6 Sean O'Hair   United States 23 4,316,493
7 Jim Furyk   United States 23 3,946,515
8 Geoff Ogilvy   Australia 20 3,866,270
9 Lucas Glover   United States 26 3,692,580
10 Yang Yong-eun   South Korea 23 3,489,516

Source:[4]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Each tournament is allocated a certain number of Official World Golf Rankings points for its champion, and points for lower finishes are based on a sliding scale. The major championships and the Players Championship have fixed allocations, but the points of the other tournaments depend on the strength of the field so they are not available in advance.
  2. ^ "Viking Classic cancelled due to course conditions". Archived from the original on November 3, 2009. Retrieved November 23, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "2009 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Money Leaders – 2009". PGA Tour.
  5. ^ Harig, Bob (November 11, 2009). "No comeback player of year in '09". ESPN.

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