Tucson Open


 

The Tucson Open

 
The Tucson Open tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

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2006
Chrysler
Triplett, Kirk
266 (-22)
$540,000
Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson (Feb 23-26). Second-placed Jerry Kelly (USA) finished 1 shot behind Triplett (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
2005
Chrysler
269 (-19)
$540,000
Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa (Feb 24-27). First-time PGA Tour winner Ogilvy (Aus) beat Kevin Na (S Kor/USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. Mark Calcavecchia (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
2004
Chrysler
266 (-22)
$540,000
Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson (Feb 26-29). Second-placed Aaron Baddeley (Aus) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Slocum (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
2003
Chrysler
Lickliter II, Frank
269 (-19)
$540,000
Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson (Feb 27-Mar 2). Second-placed Chad Campbell (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lickliter (USA), who recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
2002
Touchstone Energy
Leggatt, Ian
268 (-20)
$540,000
Played as the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open (Feb 21-24). Second-placed David Peoples (USA) and Loren Roberts (USA) finished 2 shots behind Leggatt (Can), who recorded his only PGA Tour win. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
2001
Touchstone Energy
Willis, Garrett
273 (-15)
$540,000
Played as the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Kevin Sutherland (USA) finished 1 shot behind PGA Tour debutant Willis (USA), who became only the fourth ever golfer to win in his first start on the Tour, after Marty Fleckman (1967), Ben Crenshaw (1973) and Robert Gamez (1990). This proved to be Willis's only win on the PGA Tour. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
2000
Touchstone Energy
Carter, Jim
269 (-19)
$540,000
Played as the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open (Feb 24-27). Second-placed Chris DiMarco (USA), Jean Van de Velde (Fra) and Tom Scherrer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Carter (USA), who recorded his only PGA Tour win in his 292nd start on the Tour. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1999
Touchstone Energy
Hjertstedt, Gabriel
276 (-16)
$495,000
Played as the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open (Feb 25-28). Hjertstedt (Swe) beat Tommy Armour III (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1998
Chrysler
269 (-19)
$360,000
Played as the Tucson Chrysler Classic (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Justin Leonard (USA) and David Toms (USA) finished 4 shots behind Duval (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1997
Chrysler
275 (-13)
$234,000
Played as the Tucson Chrysler Classic (Feb 19-23). Second-placed Steve Jones (USA) finished 1 shot behind Sluman (USA), who recorded his first win since his maiden PGA Tour win, which came eight and a half years earlier in the 1988 PGA Championship. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1996
Nortel
273 (-14)
$225,000
Played as the Nortel Open (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Bob Tway (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Mickelson (USA), who recorded his third win in this event. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1995
Northern Telecom
269 (-19)
$225,000
Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Jan 18-22). Second-placed Jim Gallagher Jr (USA) and Scott Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mickelson (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1994
Northern Telecom
Magee, Andrew
270 (-18)
$198,000
Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Jan 20-23). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji), Steve Stricker (USA), Loren Roberts (USA) and Jay Don Blake (USA) finished 2 shots behind Magee (USA), who recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1993
Northern Telecom
271 (-17)
$198,000
Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Jan 21-24). Second-placed Jeff Maggert (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mize (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; first two rounds also used the Starr Pass course].
1992
Northern Telecom
270 (-18)
$198,000
Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Bill Britton (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Janzen (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; one round also played on the Starr Pass course].
1991
Northern Telecom
272 (-16)
amateur
Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed Bob Tway (USA) and Tom Purtzer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mickelson (USA, amateur). 20-year-old Mickelson, who forfeited the $180,000 first prize, recorded his first PGA Tour win. [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ. At the time known as TPC at Starr Pass].
1990
Northern Telecom
270 (-18)
$162,000
Played as the Northern Telecom Tucson Open (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) and Jay Haas (USA) finished 4 shots behind Gamez (USA). Playing on his home course, Gamez became only the third ever golfer to win in his debut event on the PGA Tour, after Marty Fleckman (1967) and Ben Crenshaw (1973). [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ. At the time known as TPC at Starr Pass].
1989
x
(not played)
x
x
Tucson Open not played in 1989.
1988
Northern Telecom
266 (-22)
$108,000
Played as the Northern Telecom Tucson Open (Nov 3-6). Second-placed Mark O'Meara (USA) and Mark Calcavecchia (USA) finished 5 shots behind Frost (RSA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win. [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ. At the time known as TPC at Starr Pass].
1987
Seiko
268 (-20)
$108,000
Played as the Seiko Tucson Open (Oct 22-25). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Hal Sutton (USA), Fuzzy Zoeller (USA) and Chip Beck (USA) finished 4 shots behind Reid (USA), who recorded the first of his two PGA Tour wins. [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ. At the time known as TPC at Starr Pass].
1986
Seiko
67 - 71
$150,000
Played as the Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship (Oct 30-Nov 2). Defending champion Thorpe (USA) beat Scott Simpson (USA) in the 18-hole final (Thorpe 67, Simpson 71), to record the last of his three wins on the PGA Tour. [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the North Course at Randolph Park].
1985
Seiko
4 & 3
$150,000
Played as the Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship (Oct 24-27). Thorpe (USA) beat Jack Renner (USA) 4 and 3 in the final, to claim his second PGA Tour title. [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the North Course at Randolph Park].
1984
Seiko
2 & 1
$100,000
Played as the Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season-opener). Watson (USA) beat defending champion Gil Morgan (USA) by 2 and 1 in the final. [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the North Course at Randolph Park].
1983
Joe Garagiola
271 (-9)
$54,000
Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 6-9). Morgan (USA) beat Curtis Strange (USA) and Lanny Wadkins (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the North Course at Randolph Park].
1982
Joe Garagiola
266 (-14)
$54,000
Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed Vance Heafner (USA) and John Mahaffey (USA) finished 3 shots behind Stadler (USA). [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the North Course at Randolph Park].
1981
Joe Garagiola
265 (-15)
$54,000
Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 8-11). Second-placed Lon Hinkle (USA) finished 2 shots behind Miller (USA), who claimed the last of his four wins in this event, and 20th overall PGA Tour win. [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ. at the time known as the North Course at Randolph Park].
1980
Joe Garagiola
Colbert, Jim
270 (-22)
$54,000
Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Feb 14-17). Second-placed Dan Halldorson (Can) finished 4 shots behind Colbert (USA). Tuesday finish required due to earlier bad weather. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1979
Joe Garagiola
265 (-17)
$45,000
Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open. Second-placed Tom Watson (USA), Buddy Gardner (USA) and Jim Thorpe (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lietzke (USA). [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ. Known at the time as the North Course at Randolph Park].
1978
Joe Garagiola
274 (-14)
$40,000
Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open. Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 3 shots behind Watson (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1977
Joe Garagiola
275 (-13)
$40,000
Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open. First-time PGA Tour winner Lietzke (USA) beat Gene Littler (USA) with an 82-foot putt to make birdie at the fourth playoff hole. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1976
NBC
274 (-14)
$40,000
Played as the NBC Tucson Open. Second-placed Howard Twitty (USA) finished 3 shots behind Miller (USA), who recorded his third straight win in this tournament. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1975
Dean Martin
263 (-25)
$40,000
Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open. Second-placed John Mahaffey (USA) finished 9 shots behind defending champion Miller (USA), who shot a final round 61 to clinch victory. Miller also won the tour's Phoenix Open the week before. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1974
Dean Martin
272 (-16)
$30,000
Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open. Second-placed Ben Crenshaw (USA) finished 3 shots behind Miller (USA), who set a PGA Tour record in winning the opening three events of the 1974 season. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1973
Dean Martin
277 (-11)
$30,000
Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open. Second-placed Labron Harris Jr (USA), Gay Brewer (USA) and George Archer (USA) finished 5 shots behind Crampton (Aus). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1972
x
273 (-15)
$30,000
Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open. Barber (USA) beat George Archer (USA) with a birdie at the third sudden-death playoff hole, after they tied an 18-hole playoff at 72 strokes apiece. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1971
x
273 (-15)
$22,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Dale Douglass (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Snead (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1970
x
275 (-13)
$20,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Defending champion Trevino (USA) beat Bob Murphy (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1969
x
271 (-17)
$20,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Miller Barber (USA) finished 7 shots behind Trevino (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1968
x
Knudson, George
273 (-15)
$20,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Frank Beard (USA) and Frank Boynton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Knudson (Can), who claimed his second straight PGA Tour win in as many weeks. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1967
x
273 (-15)
$12,500
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Chuck Courtney (USA) finished 1 shot behind Palmer (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1966
x
Campbell, Joe
278 (-10)
x
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Campbell (USA) beat Gene Littler (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1965
x
271 (-17)
$6,800
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) finished 4 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Charles (NZ). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
1964
x
Cupit, Jacky
Forty Niner CC
274 (-14)
x
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Rex Baxter (USA) finished 2 shots behind Cupit (USA). [Forty Niner CC, Tucson, AZ].
1963
x
Forty Niner CC
266 (-22)
$3,500
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) and Phil Rodgers (USA) finished 11 shots behind January (USA). [Forty Niner CC, Tucson, AZ].
1962
x
Rodgers, Phil
263 (-17)
$2,800
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Jim Ferrier (USA) finished 3 shots behind Rodgers (USA), who holed a 65-foot bunker shot for an eagle 3 on the 72nd hole. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1961
x
Hill, Dave
269 (-11)
$2,800
Played as the Home of the Sun Open. First-time PGA Tour winner Hill (USA) beat Tommy Bolt (USA) and Bud Sullivan (USA) with a 27-foot putt for birdie at the third playoff hole, in the tournament's first sudden-death playoff. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1960
x
271 (-9)
$2,800
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Bob Harris (USA) finished 3 shots behind January (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1959
x
266 (-14)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Joe Campbell (USA) and Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 1 shot behind Littler (USA), who won for the second straight week on the PGA Tour. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1958
x
265 (-15)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Don January (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hebert (USA), who birdied the last two holes to claim victory. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1957
x
269 (-11)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Finsterwald (USA) beat Don Whitt (USA) by 4 shots in an 18-hole playoff (Finsterwald 65, Whitt 69). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1956
x
Kroll, Ted
264 (-16)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Dow Finsterwald (USA) finished 3 shots behind Kroll (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1955
x
266 (-14)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Bud Holscher (USA) and Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Bolt (USA), who holed a 30-foot eagle putt on the final hole to seal the win. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1954
x
(not played)
x
x
Tucson Open not played in 1954.
1953
x
265 (-15)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Chandler Harper (USA) finished 1 shot behind Bolt (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1952
x
Williams Jr, Henry
274 (-6)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 2 shots behind William (USA), who recorded his only PGA Tour win. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1951
x
263 (-17)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Jack Burke Jr (USA), Lew Worsham (USA) and Jim Turnesa (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mangrum (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1950
x
267 (-13)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) finished 2 shots behind Harper (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1949
x
263 (-17)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Al Smith (USA) finished 5 shots behind Mangrum (USA). The day before the first round of this event, Ben Hogan was involved in his near fatal road accident. He had decided to skip the Tucson Open in 1949, and never again played in this event. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1948
x
Alexander, Skip
264 (-16)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Johnny Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Stewart "Skip" Alexander Jr (USA), who won the first of his three PGA Tour titles. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1947
x
264 (-16)
$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Ben Hogan (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Demaret (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1946
x
268 (-12)
$1,500
Played as the Tucson Open. Second-placed Herman Barron (USA) finished 4 shots behind Demaret (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ, which played at 6,402 yds for the event. Now known as El Rio GC].
1945
x
Mangrum, Ray
268 (-12)
$1,000
Played as the inaugural Tucson Open. Second-placed Byron Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mangrum (USA), who shot a final-round course-record 64 in the final round to clinch victory. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
 

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