2004 Champions Tour

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The 2004 Champions Tour was the 25th season since the Champions Tour officially began in 1980 as the Senior PGA Tour. The season consisted of 30 official money events with purses totalling $53,932,400, including five majors. Craig Stadler won the most tournaments, five. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results

The following table shows all the official money events for the 2004 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. Golfers winning on their Champions Tour debut are shown in italics.

Date Tournament Location Purse ($) Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 25 MasterCard Championship Hawaii 1,600,000 United States Fuzzy Zoeller (2) 196 (−20) 268,000
Feb 8 Royal Caribbean Golf Classic Florida 1,450,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (17) 210 (−6) 217,500
Feb 15 The ACE Group Classic Florida 1,600,000 United States Craig Stadler (4) 206 (−10) 240,000
Feb 22 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am Florida 1,600,000 Zimbabwe Republic of Ireland Mark McNulty (1) 200 (−13) 241,000
Mar 7 MasterCard Classic Mexico 2,000,000 United States Ed Fiori (1) 210 (−6) 300,000
Mar 14 SBC Classic California 1,500,000 United States Gil Morgan (23) 202 (−14) 225,000
Mar 21 Toshiba Senior Classic California 1,600,000 United States Tom Purtzer (2) 198 (−15) 240,000
Apr 18 Blue Angels Classic Florida 1,500,000 United States Tom Jenkins (5) 196 (−14) 225,500
Apr 25 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Georgia 3,100,000 United States Hale Irwin (39) 205 (−11) 364,000
May 2 Bruno's Memorial Classic Alabama 1,500,000 United States Bruce Fleisher (18) 200 (−16) 225,000
May 9 FedEx Kinko's Classic Texas 1,600,000 United States Larry Nelson (18) 209 (−7) 240,000
May 23 Allianz Championship Iowa 1,500,000 United States D. A. Weibring (2) 204 (−9) 225,000
May 31 Senior PGA Championship Kentucky 2,000,000 United States Hale Irwin (40) 276 (−8) 360,000
Jun 6 Farmers Charity Classic Michigan 1,600,000 United States Jim Thorpe (8) 203 (−13) 240,000
Jun 13 Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am Missouri 1,650,000 United States Allen Doyle (9) 131 (−13) 247,500
Jun 27 Bank of America Championship Massachusetts 1,550,000 United States Craig Stadler (5) 201 (−15) 232,500
Jul 4 Commerce Bank Long Island Classic New York 1,500,000 United States Jim Thorpe (9) 201 (−9) 225,000
Jul 11 Ford Senior Players Championship Michigan 2,500,000 England Mark James (1) 275 (−13) 375,000
Jul 25 Senior British Open Northern Ireland 1,832,400 United States Pete Oakley (1) 284 (−4) 289,153
Aug 1 U.S. Senior Open Missouri 2,600,000 United States Peter Jacobsen (1) 272 (−12) 470,000
Aug 8 3M Championship Minnesota 1,750,000 United States Tom Kite (7) 203 (−13) 262,500
Aug 22 Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn North Carolina 1,600,000 United States Doug Tewell (8) 202 (−14) 240,000
Aug 29 JELD-WEN Tradition Oregon 2,300,000 United States Craig Stadler (6) 275 (−13) 345,000
Sep 5 The First Tee Open at Pebble Beach California 2,000,000 United States Craig Stadler (7) 201 (−15) 300,000
Sep 12 Kroger Classic Ohio 1,500,000 United States Bruce Summerhays (3) 201 (−15) 225,000
Sep 26 SAS Championship North Carolina 1,800,000 United States Craig Stadler (8) 199 (−17) 270,000
Oct 3 Constellation Energy Classic Maryland 1,600,000 United States Wayne Levi (2) 200 (−16) 240,000
Oct 10 Administaff Small Business Classic Texas 1,600,000 United States Larry Nelson (19) 202 (−14) 240,000
Oct 17 SBC Championship Texas 1,500,000 Zimbabwe Republic of Ireland Mark McNulty (2) 195 (−19) 240,000
Oct 24 Charles Schwab Cup Championship California 2,500,000 Zimbabwe Republic of Ireland Mark McNulty (3) 277 (−11) 440,000

Leaders

Scoring Average leaders

Rank Player Country Average
1 Craig Stadler  United States 69.30
2 Hale Irwin  United States 69.58
3 Gil Morgan  United States 69.76
4 Tom Kite  United States 69.98
5 Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe
 Ireland
70.03

Source:[1]

Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Events Wins
1 Craig Stadler  United States 2,306,066 21 5
2 Hale Irwin  United States 2,035,397 23 2
3 Tom Kite  United States 1,831,211 27 1
4 Gil Morgan  United States 1,606,453 26 1
5 Bruce Fleisher  United States 1,537,571 28 2

Source:[2]

Career Money List leaders

Rank Player Country Earnings ($) Wins
1 Hale Irwin  United States 20,592,965 40
2 Gil Morgan  United States 14,319,252 23
3 Larry Nelson  United States 12,023,819 19
4 Bruce Fleisher  United States 12,005,344 18
5 Jim Colbert  United States 11,310,740 20

Source:[3]

Awards

Award Winner Country
Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Craig Stadler  United States
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Craig Stadler  United States
Charles Schwab Cup Hale Irwin  United States
Scoring leader (Byron Nelson Award) Craig Stadler  United States
Rookie of the Year Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe
 Ireland
Comeback Player of the Year Hubert Green  United States

See also

References

  1. "Scoring Average – 2004 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Money Leaders – 2004 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Career Money Leaders – 2004 Champions Tour". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 1, 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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