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The 2018 PGA Tour was the 103rd season of the PGA Tour, and the 51st since separating from the PGA of America. The season began on October 5, 2017.

2017–18 PGA Tour season
DurationOctober 5, 2017 (2017-10-05) – September 23, 2018 (2018-09-23)
Number of official events48
Most wins3 (tie):
United States Bryson DeChambeau
United States Dustin Johnson
United States Justin Thomas
United States Bubba Watson
FedEx Cup winnerEngland Justin Rose
Money leaderUnited States Justin Thomas
Player of the YearUnited States Brooks Koepka
Rookie of the YearUnited States Aaron Wise

ScheduleEdit

The following table lists official events for 2017–18.[1]

The schedule contained 48 events, including two new ones: The CJ Cup in South Korea and the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship, a former event on the Web.com Tour based out of the Dominican Republic. The Barbasol Championship will be played in Kentucky, the first non-major PGA Tour event in the state since 1959. The Puerto Rico Open became an unofficial charity event in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Date Tournament Location Winner OWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Oct 8 Safeway Open California   Brendan Steele (3) 26 6,200,000 1,116,000
Oct 15 CIMB Classic Malaysia   Pat Perez (3) 48 7,000,000 1,260,000 Co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour
Oct 22 CJ Cup South Korea   Justin Thomas (7) 50 9,250,000 1,665,000 New tournament
Oct 29 WGC-HSBC Champions China   Justin Rose (8) 64 9,750,000 1,660,000 World Golf Championships
Oct 29 Sanderson Farms Championship Mississippi   Ryan Armour (1) 24 4,300,000 774,000 Alternate event
Nov 5 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Nevada   Patrick Cantlay (1) 30 6,800,000 1,224,000
Nov 12 OHL Classic at Mayakoba Mexico   Patton Kizzire (1) 32 7,100,000 1,278,000
Nov 19 RSM Classic Georgia   Austin Cook (1) 30 6,200,000 1,116,000
Jan 7 Sentry Tournament of Champions Hawaii   Dustin Johnson (17) 56 6,300,000 1,260,000 Winners-only event
Jan 14 Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii   Patton Kizzire (2) 48 6,200,000 1,116,000
Jan 21 CareerBuilder Challenge California   Jon Rahm (2) 40 5,900,000 1,062,000 Celebrity pro-am
Jan 29[n 1] Farmers Insurance Open California   Jason Day (11) 54 6,900,000 1,242,000
Feb 4 Waste Management Phoenix Open Arizona   Gary Woodland (3) 60 6,900,000 1,242,000
Feb 11 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am California   Ted Potter Jr. (2) 54 7,400,000 1,332,000 Celebrity pro-am
Feb 18 Genesis Open California   Bubba Watson (10) 62 7,200,000 1,296,000
Feb 25 The Honda Classic Florida   Justin Thomas (8) 52 6,600,000 1,188,000
Mar 4 WGC-Mexico Championship Mexico   Phil Mickelson (43) 72 10,000,000 1,700,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 11 Valspar Championship Florida   Paul Casey (2) 52 6,500,000 1,170,000
Mar 18 Arnold Palmer Invitational Florida   Rory McIlroy (14) 58 8,900,000 1,602,000 Invitational
Mar 25 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Texas   Bubba Watson (11) 74 10,000,000 1,700,000 World Golf Championships
Mar 25 Corales Puntacana Resort
and Club Championship
Dominican Republic   Brice Garnett (1) 24 3,000,000 540,000 New to the PGA Tour
Alternate event
Apr 1 Houston Open Texas   Ian Poulter (3) 48 7,000,000 1,260,000
Apr 8 Masters Tournament Georgia   Patrick Reed (6) 100 11,000,000 1,980,000 Major championship
Apr 15 RBC Heritage South Carolina   Satoshi Kodaira (1) 52 6,700,000 1,206,000 Invitational
Apr 22 Valero Texas Open Texas   Andrew Landry (1) 40 6,200,000 1,116,000
Apr 29 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Louisiana   Billy Horschel (5) &
  Scott Piercy (4)
n/a 7,200,000 1,036,800
(each)
Team event
May 6 Wells Fargo Championship North Carolina   Jason Day (12) 60 7,700,000 1,386,000
May 13 The Players Championship Florida   Webb Simpson (5) 80 11,000,000 1,980,000 Flagship event
May 20 AT&T Byron Nelson Texas   Aaron Wise (1) 34 7,700,000 1,386,000
May 27 Fort Worth Invitational Texas   Justin Rose (9) 56 7,100,000 1,278,000 Invitational
Jun 3 The Memorial Tournament Ohio   Bryson DeChambeau (2) 70 8,900,000 1,602,000 Invitational
Jun 10 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tennessee   Dustin Johnson (18) 36 6,600,000 1,188,000
Jun 17 U.S. Open New York   Brooks Koepka (3) 100 12,000,000 2,160,000 Major championship
Jun 24 Travelers Championship Connecticut   Bubba Watson (12) 58 7,000,000 1,260,000
Jul 1 Quicken Loans National Maryland   Francesco Molinari (1) 34 7,100,000 1,278,000 Invitational
Jul 8 A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier West Virginia   Kevin Na (2) 34 7,300,000 1,314,000
Jul 15 John Deere Classic Illinois   Michael Kim (1) 24 5,800,000 1,044,000
Jul 22 The Open Championship
(British Open)
Scotland   Francesco Molinari (2) 100 10,500,000 1,890,000 Major championship
Jul 23[n 2] Barbasol Championship Kentucky   Troy Merritt (2) 24 3,500,000 630,000 Alternate event
Jul 29 RBC Canadian Open Ontario   Dustin Johnson (19) 46 6,200,000 1,116,000
Aug 5 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Ohio   Justin Thomas (9) 74 10,000,000 1,700,000 World Golf Championships
Aug 5 Barracuda Championship Nevada   Andrew Putnam (1) 24 3,400,000 612,000 Alternate event
Aug 12 PGA Championship Missouri   Brooks Koepka (4) 100 11,000,000 1,980,000 Major championship
Aug 19 Wyndham Championship North Carolina   Brandt Snedeker (9) 34 6,000,000 1,080,000
Aug 26 The Northern Trust New Jersey   Bryson DeChambeau (3) 76 9,000,000 1,620,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 3 Dell Technologies Championship Massachusetts   Bryson DeChambeau (4) 76 9,000,000 1,620,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 10[n 2] BMW Championship Pennsylvania   Keegan Bradley (4) 72 9,000,000 1,620,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Sep 23 Tour Championship Georgia   Tiger Woods (80) 62 9,000,000 1,620,000 FedEx Cup Playoffs
  1. ^ Finished on Monday due to darkness.
  2. ^ a b Finished on Monday due to weather.

Unofficial eventsEdit

The following events do not carry FedEx Cup points or official money, although some do give out OWGR points.

Date Tournament Location Winner(s) OWGR
points
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Notes
Dec 3 Hero World Challenge Bahamas   Rickie Fowler 48 3,500,000 1,000,000 18-player field
Dec 10 QBE Shootout Florida   Sean O'Hair &
  Steve Stricker
n/a 3,300,000 410,000
(each)
12 two-player teams
Dec 17 PNC Father-Son Challenge Florida   Ángel Cabrera
& Ángel Cabrera Jr
n/a 1,085,000 200,000 20 two-player teams
Mar 4 Puerto Rico Open Charity Day Puerto Rico   Cheyenne Woods &
  George McNeill
n/a 3,000,000 540,000 Hurricane Maria relief tournament
Jun 25 CVS Health Charity Classic Rhode Island   Billy Andrade,
  Keegan Bradley, &
  Brooke Henderson
n/a 1,500,000 140,000
(each)
Six three-player teams
Sep 30 Ryder Cup France   Team Europe n/a Two 12-man teams

Location of tournamentsEdit

Money leadersEdit

This section shows the final money leaders table.

Rank Player Country Events Prize money ($)
1 Justin Thomas   United States 23 8,694,821
2 Dustin Johnson   United States 20 8,457,352
3 Justin Rose   England 18 8,130,678
4 Bryson DeChambeau   United States 26 8,094,489
5 Brooks Koepka   United States 17 7,094,047
6 Bubba Watson   United States 24 5,793,748
7 Tony Finau   United States 28 5,620,138
8 Tiger Woods   United States 18 5,443,841
9 Webb Simpson   United States 26 5,376,417
10 Jason Day   Australia 20 5,087,461

Source:[2]

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PGA Tour releases 2017–18 Season schedule". PGA Tour. September 19, 2017.
  2. ^ "Money Leaders – 2018". PGA Tour.

External linksEdit