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The 2016 PGA Tour was the 101st season of the PGA Tour, and the 49th since separating from the PGA of America. The season began on October 15, 2015.

2015–16 PGA Tour season
DurationOctober 15, 2015 (2015-10-15) – September 25, 2016 (2016-09-25)
Number of official events46
Most wins3 (tie):
Australia Jason Day
United States Dustin Johnson
FedEx Cup winnerNorthern Ireland Rory McIlroy
Money leaderUnited States Dustin Johnson
Player of the YearUnited States Dustin Johnson
Rookie of the YearArgentina Emiliano Grillo

Contents

ScheduleEdit

The following table lists the events for 2015–16.[1] A number of events changed dates due to the 2016 Summer Olympics. In addition, the RSM Classic (formerly the McGladrey Classic) and the Valero Texas Open expanded their fields to 156.

Date Tournament Location Winner OWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Oct 18 Frys.com Open California   Emiliano Grillo (1) 46 6,000,000 1,080,000
Oct 25 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Nevada   Smylie Kaufman (1) 44 6,400,000 1,152,000
Nov 1 CIMB Classic Malaysia   Justin Thomas (1) 46 7,000,000 1,260,000 Co-sanctioned with Asian Tour
Nov 8 WGC-HSBC Champions China   Russell Knox (1) 66 8,500,000 1,400,000 World Golf Championships
Nov 9 [n 1] Sanderson Farms Championship Mississippi   Peter Malnati (1) 24 4,100,000 738,000 Alternate event
Nov 16 [n 1] OHL Classic at Mayakoba Mexico   Graeme McDowell (3) 24 6,200,000 1,116,000
Nov 22 RSM Classic Georgia   Kevin Kisner (1) 32 5,700,000 1,026,000
Jan 10 Hyundai Tournament of Champions Hawaii   Jordan Spieth (7) 52 5,900,000 1,180,000 Winners-only event
Jan 17 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii   Fabián Gómez (2) 46 5,800,000 1,044,000
Jan 24 CareerBuilder Challenge California   Jason Dufner (4) 40 5,800,000 1,044,000 Celebrity pro-am
Feb 1 [n 1] Farmers Insurance Open California   Brandt Snedeker (8) 54 6,500,000 1,170,000
Feb 7 Waste Management Phoenix Open Arizona   Hideki Matsuyama (2) 54 6,500,000 1,170,000
Feb 14 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am California   Vaughn Taylor (3) 54 7,000,000 1,260,000 Celebrity pro-am
Feb 21 Northern Trust Open California   Bubba Watson (9) 60 6,800,000 1,224,000
Feb 28 The Honda Classic Florida   Adam Scott (12) 58 6,100,000 1,098,000
Mar 6 WGC-Cadillac Championship Florida   Adam Scott (13) 76 9,500,000 1,620,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 13 Valspar Championship Florida   Charl Schwartzel (2) 52 6,100,000 1,098,000
Mar 20 Arnold Palmer Invitational Florida   Jason Day (8) 58 6,300,000 1,134,000 Invitational
Mar 27 WGC-Dell Match Play Texas   Jason Day (9) 76 9,500,000 1,620,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 27 Puerto Rico Open Puerto Rico   Tony Finau (1) 24 3,000,000 540,000 Alternate event
Apr 3 Shell Houston Open Texas   Jim Herman (1) 54 6,800,000 1,224,000
Apr 10 Masters Tournament Georgia   Danny Willett (1) 100 10,000,000 1,800,000 Major championship
Apr 17 RBC Heritage South Carolina   Branden Grace (1) 52 5,900,000 1,062,000 Invitational
Apr 24 Valero Texas Open Texas   Charley Hoffman (4) 40 6,200,000 1,116,000
May 2 [n 2] Zurich Classic of New Orleans Louisiana   Brian Stuard (1) 44 7,000,000 1,260,000
May 8 Wells Fargo Championship North Carolina   James Hahn (2) 58 7,300,000 1,314,000
May 15 The Players Championship Florida   Jason Day (10) 80 10,500,000 1,890,000 Flagship event
May 22 AT&T Byron Nelson Texas   Sergio García (9) 48 7,300,000 1,314,000
May 29 Dean & DeLuca Invitational Texas   Jordan Spieth (8) 52 6,700,000 1,206,000 Invitational
Jun 5 The Memorial Tournament Ohio   William McGirt (1) 66 8,500,000 1,530,000 Invitational
Jun 12 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Daniel Berger (1) 28 6,200,000 1,116,000
Jun 19 U.S. Open Pennsylvania   Dustin Johnson (10) 100 10,000,000 1,800,000 Major championship
Jun 26 Quicken Loans National Maryland   Billy Hurley III (1) 40 6,900,000 1,242,000 Invitational
Jul 3 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Ohio   Dustin Johnson (11) 68 9,500,000 1,620,000 World Golf Championships
Jul 3 Barracuda Championship Nevada   Greg Chalmers (1) 24 3,200,000 576,000 Alternate event
Jul 10 Greenbrier Classic West Virginia Cancelled due to course flooding
Jul 17 The Open Championship
(British Open)
Scotland   Henrik Stenson (5) 100 £6,500,000[2]
$8,572,200
£1,175,000
$1,549,590
Major championship
Jul 17 Barbasol Championship Alabama   Aaron Baddeley (4) 24 3,500,000 630,000 Alternate event
Jul 24 RBC Canadian Open Ontario   Jhonattan Vegas (2) 46 5,900,000 1,062,000
Jul 31 PGA Championship New Jersey   Jimmy Walker (6) 100 10,000,000 1,800,000 Major championship
Aug 7 Travelers Championship Connecticut   Russell Knox (2) 50 6,600,000 1,188,000
Aug 14 John Deere Classic Illinois   Ryan Moore (5) 24 4,800,000 864,000
Aug 21 Wyndham Championship North Carolina   Kim Si-woo (1) 46 5,600,000 1,008,000
Aug 28 The Barclays New York   Patrick Reed (5) 74 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 5 Deutsche Bank Championship Massachusetts   Rory McIlroy (12) 74 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 11 BMW Championship Indiana   Dustin Johnson (12) 70 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 25 Tour Championship Georgia   Rory McIlroy (13) 58 8,500,000 1,530,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
  1. ^ a b c Finished on Monday due to weather.
  2. ^ Finished on Monday due to weather and shortened to 54 holes.

Unofficial eventsEdit

The following events did not carry FedEx Cup points or official money.

Date Tournament Location Winner(s) OWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Dec 6 Hero World Challenge Bahamas   Bubba Watson 46 3,500,000 1,000,000 18-player field
Dec 10 Franklin Templeton Shootout Florida   Jason Dufner &
  Brandt Snedeker
n/a 3,100,000 385,000 12 two-player teams
Dec 13 PNC Father-Son Challenge Florida   Lanny Wadkins
& Tucker Wadkins
n/a 1,085,000 200,000 20 two-player teams
Jun 28 CVS Health Charity Classic Rhode Island   Keegan Bradley &
  Jon Curran
n/a 1,500,000 150,000
each
10 two-player teams
Aug 14 Olympic men's golf competition Brazil   Justin Rose 46 n/a 60-player field
Oct 2 Ryder Cup Minnesota   Team USA n/a Two 12-man teams

Source:[3]

Location of tournamentsEdit

Money leadersEdit

This section shows the final money leaders table.

Rank Player Country Events Prize money ($)
1 Dustin Johnson   United States 22 9,365,185
2 Jason Day   Australia 20 8,045,112
3 Adam Scott   Australia 20 6,473,090
4 Rory McIlroy   Northern Ireland 18 5,790,585
5 Patrick Reed   United States 28 5,679,575
6 Jordan Spieth   United States 21 5,538,470
7 Russell Knox   Scotland 25 4,885,906
8 Kevin Chappell   United States 27 4,501,050
9 Hideki Matsuyama   Japan 23 4,193,954
10 Jimmy Walker   United States 25 4,148,546

Source:[4]

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015–16 schedule". PGA Tour. July 30, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Champion Golfer of the Year will win £1,175,000 at The 145th Open at Royal Troon". The Open Championship. Retrieved July 5, 2016.
  3. ^ "2016 Schedule". PGA Tour.
  4. ^ "Money Leaders – 2016". PGA Tour.

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