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The 2011 Champions Tour was the 32nd 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 24 official money events with purses totalling $48,075,000, including five majors. Tom Lehman topped the end-of-season money list, winning $2,081,526. Lehman and John Cook won the most tournaments, three each. Mark Calcavecchia led the tour in scoring average. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

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Tournament resultsEdit

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2011 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. No golfer won on his Champions Tour debut this season.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 23 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Hawaii 1,800,000   John Cook (6) 194 (−22) 305,000
Feb 13 Allianz Championship Florida 1,800,000   Tom Lehman (3) 203 (−13) 270,000
Feb 20 The ACE Group Classic Florida 1,600,000   Bernhard Langer (14) 196 (−20) 240,000
Mar 13 Toshiba Classic California 1,700,000   Nick Price (4) 196 (−17) 255,000
Apr 3 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Mississippi 1,600,000   Tom Lehman (4) 200 (−16) 240,000
Apr 17 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Florida 1,700,000   John Cook (7) 204 (−9) 255,000
Apr 24 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Georgia 2,700,000   David Eger (4) &
 /  Mark McNulty (8)
189 (−27) 230,000
(each)
May 8 Regions Tradition Alabama 2,200,000   Tom Lehman (5) 275 (−13) 330,000
May 29 Senior PGA Championship Kentucky 2,000,000   Tom Watson (14) 278 (−10) 360,000
Jun 5 Principal Charity Classic Iowa 1,725,000   Bob Gilder (10) 199 (−14) 258,750
Jun 12 Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn North Carolina 1,750,000   Mark Wiebe (3) 197 (−7) 262,500
Jun 26 Dick's Sporting Goods Open New York 1,750,000   John Huston (1) 200 (−16) 262,500
Jul 3 Montreal Championship Canada 1,800,000   John Cook (8) 195 (−21) 270,000
Jul 10 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach California 1,600,000   Jeff Sluman (4) 206 (−10) 240,000
Jul 24 Senior British Open England 2,000,000   Russ Cochran (3) 276 (−12) 315,600
Jul 31 U.S. Senior Open Ohio 2,600,000   Olin Browne (1) 269 (−15) 500,000
Aug 7 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000   Jay Haas (15) 201 (−15) 262,500
Aug 21 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship New York 2,700,000   Fred Couples (5) 273 (−11) 405,000
Aug 28 Boeing Classic Washington 2,000,000   Mark Calcavecchia (1) 202 (−14) 300,000
Sep 18 Songdo IBD Championship South Korea 3,000,000   Jay Don Blake (1) 203 (−13) 456,000
Oct 2 SAS Championship North Carolina 2,100,000   Kenny Perry (1) 205 (−11) 315,000
Oct 9 Insperity Championship Texas 1,700,000   Brad Faxon (1) 134 (−10) 255,000
Oct 16 AT&T Championship Texas 1,800,000   Fred Couples (6) 193 (−23) 270,000
Nov 6 Charles Schwab Cup Championship California 2,500,000   Jay Don Blake (2) 276 (−8) 440,000

LeadersEdit

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Mark Calcavecchia   United States 69.04
2 Tom Lehman   United States 69.22
3 Russ Cochran   United States 69.22
4 Michael Allen   United States 69.47
5 Nick Price   Zimbabwe 69.56

Source:[1]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Tom Lehman   United States 2,081,526 21 3
2 Mark Calcavecchia   United States 1,867,991 22 1
3 John Cook   United States 1,747,075 23 3
4 Jay Don Blake   United States 1,531,877 20 2
5 Russ Cochran   United States 1,503,090 18 1

Source:[2]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin   United States 26,195,615 45
2 Gil Morgan   United States 20,010,748 25
3 Tom Kite   United States 14,883,500 10
4 Dana Quigley   United States 14,782,223 11
5 Bruce Fleisher   United States 14,721,417 18

Source:[3]

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scoring Average – 2011 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 2011 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "Career Money Leaders – 2011 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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