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Yearly Money Leaders on the Champions Tour

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Which golfers have led the Champions Tour in earnings over the course of the tour's existence? Let's find out: Below is the list of the yearly money leaders in senior golf.

Percy Alliss: Biography of and Wins by the British Golfer

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Percy Alliss was a top British professional golfer of the 1920s and 1930s who played in multiple Ryder Cups and was the father of Peter Alliss.

TPC of Europe Golf Tournament Winners

The TPC of Europe, sponsored by Deutsche Bank for much of history, was a tournament on the European Tour played in Germany. For a time it appeared this event would become The Players Championship of the European Tour (hence the TPC monicker)

CVS Charity Classic Golf Tournament (Former PGA Tour Event)

The CVS Charity Classic is a former tournament on the PGA Tour, played from the late 1960s to the late 1990s in Massachussetts. This tournament is not related to the CVS Caremark Charity Classic, a 2-person team event played for charity that has "unofficial" PGA Tour status.

2000 Masters Tournament Results

The 2000 Masters was won by Vijay Singh. It was the 64th time the tournament was played.

1934 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The 1934 Masters Tournament was the very first one. It was originally named the Augusta National Invitation Tournament.

St. Petersburg Women's Open Golf Tournament (LPGA)

The St. Petersburg Women's Open was a golf tournament that ran from the early days of the LPGA Tour, the mid-1950s, until the late 1980s. It was played in Florida and was often known, in its first few decades, as the Orange Blossom Open or Orange Blossom Classic.

1930 U.S. Open Golf Tournament Winner and Scores

The 1930 U.S. Open was the 34th time the tournament was played, and Bobby Jones won it in his Grand Slam year.

1913 U.S. Open: Ouimet's Shock Victory

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The 1913 U.S. Open was the 19th time the tournament was played, and a young American amateur defeated two British legends in a playoff.

Trophee Lancome Golf Tournament Winners (European Tour)

The Trophee Lancome is a former golf tournament on the European Tour, played in France. ... Americans dominated the event's first decade, with wins by Arnold Palmer, Tommy Aaron, Johnny Miller (twice), Billy Casper and Lee Trevino (twice).

2002 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

Tiger Woods won the 2002 Masters tournament for his third Green Jacket. It was the 66th time The Masters was played.

2004 Masters Tournament: Mickelson Wins It

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For years Phil Mickelson was tagged as the "best player without a major." But at the 2004 Masters, the 68th played, Mickelson won to shed that label.

1963 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

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The 1963 U.S. Open was the 63rd time the tournament was played, and Julius Boros won his second championship in an 18-hole playoff.

1999 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 1999 U.S. Open was the 99th edition of the tournament, won by Payne Stewart months before his death.

List of Yearly Asian Tour Money Leaders

The Asian Tour (along with the Japan Tour) is one of the biggest golf tours in Asia. Below is the list of golfers who have led the Asian Tour money list each year since its creation in 1995. (Money totals are listed in US dollars.)

Columbia Savings LPGA National Pro-Am Tournament

This was a onetime tournament on the LPGA Tour, played in the Denver, Colorado, area from the early 1970s until the mid-late 1980s.

1998 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The Masters was played for the 62nd time in 1998. Mark O'Meara won his first major championship with a birdie on the final hole.

2007 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The 2007 Masters was won by the short-hitting Zach Johnson, whose course management and putting skills served him well. This was the 71st Masters played.

Scandinavian Enterprise Open Golf Tournament (European Tour)

The Scandinavian Enterprise Open is a former golf tournament on the European Tour. ... This tournament ended because it combined with another tournament in Sweden, the PLM Open.

All American Open (Tam O'Shanter Open) on PGA Tour

The All American Open was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour that ran through most of the 1940s and 1950s. In its day, it was one of the prestige tournaments on the U.S. pro circuit. That's visible in its impressive list of champions.

1962 U.S. Open: Nicklaus' First Pro Win

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The 1962 U.S. Open was the 62nd time the tournament was played, and the site of Jack Nicklaus' first professional victory.

2002 U.S. Open Golf Championship Results

The 2002 U.S. Open was the 102nd one played, and Tiger Woods won this championship for the second time.

2000 Solheim Cup Results

This was the sixth time the Solheim Cup was played. After the European victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 4, Europe 2.

1999 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

Jose Maria Olazabal was the winner of the 1999 Masters Tournament, his second victory here. This was the 63rd Masters played.

1972 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

Jack Nicklaus won the 1972 Masters, which was the 36th time the tournament was played.

Ed Dudley: The Golfer's Bio and Wins

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Ed Dudley was a 15-time winner on tour, and later had a very successful career as a club pro (he was Augusta National's first head pro), administrator and instructor.

Winners of the Titleholders Championship, Former LPGA Major

The Titleholders Championship originated long before the LPGA Tour existed, but is retroactively considered a major championship by the LPGA. That means all the winners listed below are credited as winning LPGA majors.

Miami Open, Former Golf Tournament on PGA Tour

The Miami Open is a former PGA Tour golf tournament, played for approximately 30 years beginning in the mid-1920s. It was played in mostly the same years and at mostly the same golf course as the Miami International Four Ball team tournament.

2010 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

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The 2010 Masters was the 74th playing of this major championship, and when Phil Mickelson won, it was his third Masters victory.

1962 Masters Tournament: It's Palmer in a Playoff

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At the 1962 Masters, the 26th time the tournament was played, Arnold Palmer collected his third Green Jacket.

Lady Carling Open on the LPGA Tour

The Lady Carling Open was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, played from the early 1960s until the early 1980s.

Winners of the Lawrence Batley International (European Tour)

The Lawrence Batley International is a former golf tournament on the European Tour. It was played only seven times, but produced an impressive list of winners. The tournament was played in England.

2007 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 2007 U.S. Open was the 107th one played, but the first one won by a golfer from South America.

1982 U.S. Open: Watson Over Nicklaus

The 1982 U.S. Open was the 82rd time the tournament was played. Tom Watson outduelled Jack Nicklaus for the win.

2013 U.S. Open Golf Championship Results

The 2013 U.S. Open was the 113th time the tournament was played. And Phil Mickelson didn't win, but he did set an all-time tournament record.

2013 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The 2013 Masters was the 77th time the tournament was played. An Australian golfer won it for the first time.

Forrest Fezler Bio: The Golfer Who Dared to Wear Shorts

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Forrest Fezler was a pro golfer on the PGA Tour most associated with the 1970s, and with a dress code protest at the U.S. Open.

1998 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 1998 U.S. Open was the 98th edition of the tournament, and the winner became a two-time champion.

1895 U.S. Open Golf Championship: The First Winner

The 1895 tournament was the inaugural event, the very first U.S. Open golf tournament played.

2013 British Open Winner and Scores

The 2013 British Open was the 142nd playing of the golf tournament.

2000 British Open Golf Championship Results

The 2000 British Open was the 129th time the tournament was played, and the site of Tiger Woods' first Open championship.

1978 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1978 British Open was the 107th time the tournament was played, and it was the year of Jack Nicklaus' last win in this event.

2012 Masters Tournament: Watson Wins in Playoff

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Bubba Watson survived a playoff against Louis Oosthuizen to win the 2012 Masters, which was the 76th one played.

2005 British Open Winner and Scores

The 2005 British Open was 134th time the tournament was played, and Tiger Woods won it for the second time.

1970 British Open: Nicklaus Wins in Playoff

The 1970 British Open was the 99th time the tournament was played, and Jack Nicklaus won it in an 18-hole playoff.

2001 British Open Golf Championship Results

The 2001 British Open was the 130th edition of the tournament, and where David Duval won his only major.

1987 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1987 British Open was the 116th time the tournament was played. The winner used brute efficiency in the final round.

1962 British Open: 2nd Year In a Row for Arnie

The 1962 British Open was the 91st time the tournament was played, and the second year in a row it was won by Arnie.

2013 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 2013 PGA Championship marked the 95th time the tournament was played.

1999 PGA Championship: Tiger's First

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The 1999 PGA Championship was the 81st edition of the tournament, and the site of Tiger Woods' second win in a major.

2005 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 2005 PGA Championship was the 87th time the tournament was played. It required a Monday finish due to weather conditions.

2004 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 2004 PGA Championship was the 86th time the tournament was played, and required a playoff to settle.

1998 Solheim Cup Results

This was the fifth time the Solheim Cup was played. After the American victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 4, Europe 1.

2001 Masters: Completing the Tiger Slam

Tiger Woods completed what became known as the "Tiger Slam" by winning the 2001 Masters, which was the 65th edition of this major championship tournament.

1980 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The 1980 Masters was the 44th one played. Seve Ballesteros was the winner in near-runaway fashion.

1963 Masters Tournament: Nicklaus' First Green Jacket

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The 1963 Masters was the 27th edition of the tournament. And it was the first victory for Jack Nicklaus.

1972 U.S. Open Golf Tournament Winner and Scores

The 1972 U.S. Open was the 72nd time the tournament was played, and Jack Nicklaus earned his third championship.

1927 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 1927 U.S. Open was the 31st time the tournament was played, and it ended in a playoff.

W.D. & H.O. Wills Golf Tournament

The W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament is a former golf tournament on the European Tour, played in Great Britain. It started before the formation of the European Tour, then continued in the early years of the new Euro circuit.

Pensacola Open Golf Tournament (PGA Tour)

The Pensacola Open is a former PGA Tour golf tournament, played in Florida from the 1950s into the 1980s. The tournament has a couple interesting historical notes:

Winners of Former LPGA Tour Event, the Birmingham Classic

This former LPGA Tour tournament was played 11 times from the early 1970s until the early 1980s, in Birmingham, Alabama.

1999 British Open: Van de Velde's Epic Collapse

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The 1999 British Open was the 128th time the tournament was played, and the site of one of the most infamous collapses in major championship history.

2006 British Open Winner and Scores

The 2006 British Open was 135th time the tournament was played, and the third won by Tiger Woods.

1960 British Open Winner and Scores

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The 1960 British Open was the 89th time the tournament was played. Arnold Palmer's participation helped revitalize the Open Championship.

2000 PGA Championship: Epic David-vs.-Goliath Showdown

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The 2000 PGA Championship was the 82nd edition of the tournament. It was a David vs. Goliath battle, in the end won by Goliath in a playoff.

2006 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 2006 PGA Championship was the 88th time the tournament was played and it resulted in a runaway victory.

1980 PGA Championship: Fifth for Nicklaus

The 1980 PGA Championship was the 62nd time the tournament was played, and the fifth time it was won by the Bear.

Cleveland Open Winner (Former PGA Tour Event)

The Cleveland Open is a former tournament on the PGA Tour, played in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. It was a short-lived tournament, taking place only 10 times, but major champions won both the first and last playings.

Mayflower Classic Winners (Former LPGA Tournament)

The Mayflower Classic was a golf tournament played on the LPGA Tour from the mid-1970s to the late 1980s. It was played in Indiana.

Benson & Hedges International Open Golf Tournament

The Benson & Hedges International Open took place for 30-plus years in England as a stop on the European Tour schedule. The tournament ceased when its title sponsor, a cigarette company, was prohibited by a new British law from sponsoring sporting events.

2004 British Open Golf Tournament Results

The British Open was played for the 133rd time in 2004 and this year produced a surprise winner.

1982 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1982 British Open was the 111th time the tournament was played.

1966 British Open: Nicklaus' First Claret Jug

The 1966 British Open was the 95th time the tournament was played. It was the first time the Golden Bear won it.

2002 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 2002 PGA Championship was the 84th edition of the tournament. A surprise winner emerged.

1963 PGA Championship: First of Five for Nicklaus

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The 1963 PGA Championship was the 45th edition of this major, staged by the PGA of America. A golfer who eventually won five of these championships earned his first here.

1967 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

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The 1967 PGA Championship was the 49th edition of this major, staged by the PGA of America.

Profile of Welsh Golfer Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas was a pro golfer in Europe whose best successes came in the 1950s and 1960s, including near-misses at the British Open.

Samsung World Championship (LPGA Tour Tournament)

The Samsung World Championship was an LPGA Tour golf tournament played for around 30 years beginning in the early 1980s. It was an invitational tournament with a small field, originally only 12 players but later expanding to 20. It was originally played in Florida, but later moved to California.

1996 Solheim Cup Results

This was the fourth time the Solheim Cup was played. After the American victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 3, Europe 1.

2011 Masters Winner and Scores

Charl Schwartzel won the 2011 Masters after Rory McIlroy, who had dominated the first three days, suffered a final-round meltdown.

1981 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

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The 1981 U.S. Open was the 81st time the tournament was played. The winner earned his second career victory in a major.

2012 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 2012 U.S. Open was the 112th one played, and Webb Simpson became a first-time major champion.

2009 Masters Tournament Results

The 2009 Masters was the 73rd played, and it came down to a 3-man playoff between Angel Cabrera, Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell.

2008 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The 2008 Masters was won by South African Trevor Immelman. This was the 72nd time The Masters was played.

LPGA Lady Keystone Open Tournament Winners

The Lady Keystone Open was a tournament on the LPGA Tour, played in Pennsylvania from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s.

Baton Rouge Open, Former PGA Tour Stop

The Baton Rouge Open Invitational is a former tournament on the PGA Tour, played 13 times in the mid-20th century. Although this Louisiana event wasn't around long, it produced an impressive list of champions, including its only 2-time winner Arnold Palmer.

Monte Carlo Open Golf Tournament Winners

The Monte Carlo Open is a former golf tournament on the European Tour. ... Ian Woosnam was disappointed to see the tournament end - he won the last three times it was played.

2012 British Open Tournament: Els the Winner

The 2012 British Open was the tournament's 141st edition, and Ernie Els won it for his fourth major victory.

1984 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1984 British Open was the 113rd time the tournament was played, and this one was claimed by Seve.

1977 British Open: The Duel In the Sun

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The 1977 British Open was the 106th time the tournament was played. This is the Open remembered as "The Duel in the Sun."

2012 PGA Championship: Rory the Winner

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The 2012 PGA Championship marked the 94th time the tournament was played, and it was the site of Rory McIlroy's second major championship win.

2011 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 2011 PGA Championship was the tournament's 93rd edition, and it required a playoff to settle.

2009 PGA Championship Winner, Scores: Yang Stymies Woods

The 2009 PGA Championship was the 91st time the tournament was played. Y.E. Yang outdueled Tiger Woods to become the first Korean major winner.

2010 British Open Golf Tournament Results

The 2010 British Open was 139th time the tournament was played.

1983 British Open Winner and Scores

The 1983 British Open was the 112th time the tournament was played.

1961 British Open: Fit For a King

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The 1961 British Open was the 90th time the tournament was played. And the winner was a King.

2008 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 2008 PGA Championship was the 90th time the tournament was played.

1977 PGA Championship: New Playoff Format in Majors

The 1977 PGA Championship was the 59th time the tournament was played, and was the site of the first-ever sudden-death playoff in one of the four professional majors.

1965 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1965 PGA Championship was the 47th edition of this major, staged by the PGA of America.

LPGA Tour All-Time Money List

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These are the all-time leaders in earnings on the LPGA Tour, the tour's career money list.

Elizabeth Arden Classic Golf Tournament (LPGA)

The Elizabeth Arden Classic was a tournament on the LPGA Tour from the late 1960s into the mid-1980s. It was played in south Florida.

Atlanta Classic (AT&T Classic) on the PGA Tour

The AT&T Classic is a former golf tournament on the PGA Tour that was the tour's Atlanta event for several decades. In fact, "Atlanta" appeared in the tournament name for much of the event's history. The tournament ended when its last title sponsor, AT&T, withdrew and no appropriate replacement could be found.

Barbara Romack: Profile of Early LPGA Golfer

Barbara Romack was often called "Barbie" or just "Barb." She was an amateur champion in the 1950s, then a player and later an administrator on the LPGA Tour.

2006 Masters Tournament Belongs to Mickelson

Two years after winning his first Masters, Phil Mickelson added another one at the 2006 tournamet. This was the 70th Masters played.

1982 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

Craig Stadler won the 1982 Masters, the 46th edition of the tournament, beating Dan Pohl in a playoff for the Green Jacket.

1964 Masters Trophy Goes to Palmer

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The 1964 Masters was the 28th time the tournament was played. It was the occasion of Arnold Palmer's last Masters win.

2006 U.S. Open Results

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The 2006 U.S. Open was the 106th one played, and Geoff Ogilvy survived while several big-name challengers collapsed around him.

1979 U.S. Open: Second Win for Irwin

The 1979 U.S. Open was the 79th time the tournament was played. Hale Irwin claimed his second win in this tournament.

1929 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 1929 U.S. Open was the 33rd time the tournament was played, and Bobby Jones won in a playoff.

1978 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1978 PGA Championship was the 60th time the tournament was played, and it was decided in a three-man playoff.

2001 PGA Championship Results

The 2001 PGA Championship was the 83rd edition of the tournament. The winner earned his only major title here.

2011 British Open Winner and Scores

The 2011 British Open was the tournament's 140th edition.

1974 British Open Results

The 1974 British Open was the 103rd time the tournament was played. The golfer called "The Black Knight" won it for the third time.

Greater Milwaukee Open on the PGA Tour

The Greater Milwaukee Open is a former PGA Tour golf tournament played for approximately 40 years from the late 1960s until nearly 2010.

PGA Tour's Yearly Greens In Regulation (GIR) Leaders

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These are the annual leaders in GIR (Greens in Regulation) on the PGA Tour. The list goes back to 1980, which is the year the tour started keeping this statistic.

Wegmans LPGA Tournament Winners

The Wegmans LPGA was a golf tournament played on the LPGA Tour from the late 1970s until nearly 2010. It ended when title sponsor Wegmans took over as title sponsor of the LPGA Championship, one of the tour's majors. (And that ended when the LPGA Championship rebranded as the Women's PGA Championship.)

1989 Masters Tournament Results

The 1989 Masters was the 53rd edition of this major championship, and the site of Nick Faldo's first Masters win.

1966 Masters: Two In a Row for Nicklaus

It was the 30th playing of the tournament at the 1966 Masters. To celebrate, Jack Nicklaus won his second in a row.

1961 Masters: Player Over Palmer

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Gary Player got up-and-down from a bunker on the final hole when Arnold Palmer couldn't, and that was the difference in this, the 25th edition of The Masters.

1964 U.S. Open: Ordeal Ends In Win

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The 1964 U.S. Open was the 64th time the tournament was played. The winner had to survive not only challenges from the field, but from the brutal weather.

1928 U.S. Open Winner and Scores

The 1928 U.S. Open was the 32nd time the tournament was played. Johnny Farrell beat Bobby Jones in a 36-hole playoff.

1912 U.S. Open: Champ Goes Back-to-Back

The 1912 U.S. Open was the 18th time the tournament was played. The winner earned his second consecutive national open title.

Profile of Golfer Kris Tschetter

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Kris Tschetter was a solid LPGA pro over a 15-year career, but became better known after retiring for the book she wrote about Ben Hogan.

1994 Solheim Cup Results

This was the third time the Solheim Cup was played. After the American victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 2, Europe 1.

English Open Golf Tournament (European Tour)

The English Open is a former tournament on the European Tour. ... Darren Clarke and Mark James were the multiple winners, Clarke with three and James with two.

Kyocera Inamori Classic (LPGA Tournament)

This was a tournament on the LPGA Tour, played in the San Diego, California, area from the early 1980s into the early 1990s.

1996 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1996 PGA Championship was the 78th time the tournament was played, and it required a playoff to crown the winner.

1964 PGA Championship Results