1994 PGA Tour

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The 1994 PGA Tour season was played from January 6 to October 30. The season consisted of 44 official money events. Nick Price won the most tournaments, six, and there were 10 first-time winners. The tournament results, leaders, and award winners are listed below.

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After twenty years as commissioner of the PGA Tour, Deane Beman stepped down in June and was succeeded by Tim Finchem. Beman, a former tour player, became the tour's second commissioner in 1974 at age 35, following Joseph Dey.

As of 2018, the 1994 seasons remains the only year that an American golfer did not win one of the four majors when all were held.

Tournament results

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1994 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. Majors are shown in bold.

DateTournamentLocationWinnerScorePurse ($)1st prize ($)
Jan 9 Mercedes Championships California Flag of the United States.svg Phil Mickelson (4)276 (−12)1,000,000180,000
Jan 16 United Airlines Hawaiian Open Hawaii Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brett Ogle (2)269 (−19)1,200,000216,000
Jan 23 Northern Telecom Open Arizona Flag of the United States.svg Andrew Magee (4)270 (−18)1,100,000198,000
Jan 30 Phoenix Open Arizona Flag of the United States.svg Bill Glasson (6)268 (−16)1,200,000216,000
Feb 6 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California Flag of the United States.svg Johnny Miller (25)281 (−7)1,250,000225,000
Feb 13 Nissan Los Angeles Open California Flag of the United States.svg Corey Pavin (11)271 (−13)1,000,000180,000
Feb 20 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic California Flag of the United States.svg Scott Hoch (5)334 (−26)1,100,000198,000
Feb 27 Buick Invitational of California California Flag of the United States.svg Craig Stadler (11)268 (−20)1,100,000198,000
Mar 6 Doral-Ryder Open Florida Flag of the United States.svg John Huston (3)274 (−14)1,400,000252,000
Mar 13 Honda Classic Florida Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Nick Price (10)276 (−8)1,100,000198,000
Mar 20 Nestle Invitational Florida Flag of the United States.svg Loren Roberts (1)275 (−13)1,200,000216,000
Mar 27 The Players Championship Florida Flag of Australia (converted).svg Greg Norman (14)264 (−24)2,500,000450,000
Apr 3 Freeport-McMoRan Classic Louisiana Flag of the United States.svg Ben Crenshaw (18)273 (−15)1,200,000216,000
Apr 10 Masters Tournament Georgia Flag of Spain.svg José María Olazábal (3)279 (−9)2,000,000360,000
Apr 17 MCI Heritage Golf Classic South Carolina Flag of the United States.svg Hale Irwin (20)266 (−18)1,250,000225,000
Apr 24 KMart Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina Flag of the United States.svg Mike Springer (1)275 (−13)1,500,000270,000
May 1 Shell Houston Open Texas Flag of the United States.svg Mike Heinen (1)272 (−16)1,300,000234,000
May 8 BellSouth Classic Georgia Flag of the United States.svg John Daly (3)274 (−14)1,200,000216,000
May 15 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas Flag of the United States.svg Neal Lancaster (1)132 (−9)1,200,000216,000
May 22 Memorial Tournament Ohio Flag of the United States.svg Tom Lehman (1)268 (−20)1,500,000270,000
May 30 Southwestern Bell Colonial Texas Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Nick Price (11)266 (−14)1,400,000252,000
Jun 5 Kemper Open Maryland Flag of the United States.svg Mark Brooks (4)271 (−13)1,300,000234,000
Jun 12 Buick Classic New York Flag of the United States.svg Lee Janzen (4)268 (−16)1,200,000216,000
Jun 20 U.S. Open Pennsylvania Flag of South Africa.svg Ernie Els (1)279 (−5)1,700,000320,000
Jun 26 Canon Greater Hartford Open Connecticut Flag of South Africa.svg David Frost (9)268 (−12)1,200,000216,000
Jul 3 Motorola Western Open Illinois Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Nick Price (12)277 (−11)1,200,000216,000
Jul 10 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic Virginia Flag of the United States.svg Mark McCumber (8)267 (−17)1,100,000198,000
Jul 17 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic Mississippi Flag of the United States.svg Brian Henninger (1)135 (−9)700,000126,000
Jul 17 British Open Scotland Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Nick Price (13)268 (−12)1,650,000178,200
Jul 24 New England Classic Massachusetts Flag of the United States.svg Kenny Perry (2)268 (−16)1,000,000180,000
Jul 31 Federal Express St. Jude Classic Tennessee Flag of the United States.svg Dicky Pride (1)267 (−17)1,250,000225,000
Aug 7 Buick Open Michigan Flag of the United States.svg Fred Couples (11)270 (−18)1,100,000198,000
Aug 14 PGA Championship Oklahoma Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Nick Price (14)269 (−11)1,750,000310,000
Aug 21 Sprint International Colorado Flag of the United States.svg Steve Lowery (1)35 (Stableford)1,400,000252,000
Aug 28 NEC World Series of Golf Ohio Flag of Spain.svg José María Olazábal (4)269 (−11)2,000,000360,000
Sep 4 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin Flag of the United States.svg Mike Springer (2)268 (−16)1,000,000180,000
Sep 11 Bell Canadian Open Canada Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Nick Price (15)275 (−13)1,300,000234,000
Sep 18 B.C. Open New York Flag of the United States.svg Mike Sullivan (3)266 (−18)900,000162,000
Sep 25 Hardee's Golf Classic Illinois Flag of the United States.svg Mark McCumber (9)265 (−15)1,000,000180,000
Oct 2 Buick Southern Open Georgia Flag of Australia (converted).svg Steve Elkington (4)200 (−16)800,000144,000
Oct 9 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic Florida Flag of the United States.svg Rick Fehr (2)269 (−19)1,100,000198,000
Oct 16 Texas Open Texas Flag of the United States.svg Bob Estes (1)265 (−19)1,000,000180,000
Oct 23 Las Vegas Invitational Nevada Flag of the United States.svg Bruce Lietzke (13)332 (−28)1,500,000270,000
Oct 30 The Tour Championship California Flag of the United States.svg Mark McCumber (10)274 (−10)3,000,000540,000
Source: [1]

Leaders

Scoring Average leaders

RankPlayerCountryAverage
1 Greg Norman Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 68.81
2 Fred Couples Flag of the United States.svg  United States 69.28
3 Nick Price Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 69.39
4 Tom Lehman Flag of the United States.svg  United States 69.46
5 Mark McCumber Flag of the United States.svg  United States 69.56

Source: [2]

Money List leaders

RankPlayerCountryEarnings ($)EventsWins
1 Nick Price Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 1,499,927196
2 Greg Norman Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1,330,307161
3 Mark McCumber Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1,208,209203
4 Tom Lehman Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1,031,144231
5 Fuzzy Zoeller Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1,016,804190

Source: [3]

Career Money List leaders

RankPlayerCountryEarnings ($)Wins
1 Tom Kite Flag of the United States.svg  United States 9,159,41819
2 Greg Norman Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 7,937,86914
3 Fred Couples Flag of the United States.svg  United States 6,889,14911
4 Paul Azinger Flag of the United States.svg  United States 6,774,72811
5 Tom Watson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 6,751,32837

Source: [4]

Awards

AwardWinnerCountry
Money winner (Arnold Palmer Award) Nick Price Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe
PGA Player of the Year Nick Price Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe
PGA Tour Player of the Year (Jack Nicklaus Trophy) Nick Price Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe
Scoring leader (PGA – Vardon Trophy) Greg Norman Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Scoring leader (PGA Tour – Byron Nelson Award) Greg Norman Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Rookie of the Year Ernie Els Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Comeback Player of the Year Hal Sutton Flag of the United States.svg  United States

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  2. "Scoring Average – 1994". PGA Tour.
  3. "Money Leaders – 1994". PGA Tour.
  4. "Career Money Leaders – 1994". PGA Tour.