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Tournament results: Skins Game (PGA Tr)

Results for the Skins Game (PGA Tr) are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Choi, KJ

Score

6 skins

Prize money

$415,000

Title sponsor

LG

Played as the LG Skins Game (Nov 29-30). Kyung-Ju "KJ" Choi (S Kor) won with a total of 6 skins worth $415,000. Second was defending champion Stephen Ames (T&T/Can) 6 skins worth $250,000. Third: Phil Mickelson (USA) 4 skins worth $195,000. Fourth: Rocco Mediate (USA) 2 skins worth $140,000. [Celebrity course, Indian Wells Resort, Coachella Valley, California].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

9 skins

Prize money

$675,000

Title sponsor

LG

Played as the LG Skins Game (Nov 24-25). Defending champion Ames (T&T/Can) won with a total of 9 skins worth $675,000. Second was Fred Couples (USA) 9 skins worth $325,000. Zach Johnson (USA) and Brett Wetterich (USA), making their Skins Game debuts, were shut out with no skins. [Celebrity course, Indian Wells Resort, Coachella Valley, California].

2006
America
La Quinta, The GC at
8 skins
$590,000
LG

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Venue

La Quinta, The GC at

Score

8 skins

Prize money

$590,000

Title sponsor

LG

Played as the LG Skins Game (Nov 25/26). Ames (T&T/Can) won with a total of 8 skins worth $590,000. Second was Fred Couples (USA) 9 skins worth $385,000. Third was John Daly (USA) 1 skin worth $25,000. Defending champion Fred Funk (USA) was shut out with no skins. [GC at La Quinta, La Quinta, California; at the time known as Trilogy at La Quinta].

2005
America
La Quinta, The GC at
15 skins
$925,000
Merrill Lynch

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Funk, Fred

Venue

La Quinta, The GC at

Score

15 skins

Prize money

$925,000

Title sponsor

Merrill Lynch

Played as the Merrill Lynch Skins Game (Nov 26/27). Funk (USA), making his Skins Game debut, won with a total of 15 skins worth $925,000. Second was Tiger Woods (USA) with 3 skins worth $75,000. Annika Sörenstam (Swe, LPGA Tour) and Fred Couples (USA) were shut out with no skins. [GC at La Quinta, La Quinta, California; at the time known as Trilogy at La Quinta].

2004
America
La Quinta, The GC at
11 skins
$640,000
Merrill Lynch

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Couples, Fred

Venue

La Quinta, The GC at

Score

11 skins

Prize money

$640,000

Title sponsor

Merrill Lynch

Played as the Merrill Lynch Skins Game (Nov 27/28). Couples (USA) won with a total of 11 skins worth $640,000; the final three skins (worth $340,000) were only secured after a four-hole sudden-death playoff. Second was Tiger Woods (USA) with 5 skins worth $310,00. Third was Adam Scott (Aus) with 2 skins worth $50,000. Annika Sorenstam (Swe, LPGA Tour) was shut out with no skins. [GC at La Quinta, La Quinta, California; at the time known as Trilogy at La Quinta].

2003
America
La Quinta, The GC at
8 skins
$605,000
ConAgra

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Couples, Fred

Venue

La Quinta, The GC at

Score

8 skins

Prize money

$605,000

Title sponsor

ConAgra

Played as the ConAgra Foods Skins Game (Nov 29/30). Couples (USA) won with a total of 8 skins worth $605,000. Second was Annika Sörenstam (Swe, LPGA Tour) 5 skins worth $225,000. Third was Phil Mickelson (USA) 5 skins worth $170,000. Mark O'Meara (USA) was shut out with no skins. [GC at La Quinta, La Quinta, California; at the time known as Trilogy at La Quinta].

2002
America
8 skins
$405,000
ConAgra

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Meara, Mark

Score

8 skins

Prize money

$405,000

Title sponsor

ConAgra

Played as the ConAgra Skins Game (Nov 30-Dec 1; PGA Tour unofficial money event). O'Meara (USA) won with a total of 8 skins worth $405,000. Second: Phil Mickelson (USA) 3 skins worth $300,000. Third: Fred Couples (USA) 3 skins worth $170,000. Fourth: Tiger Woods (USA) 4 skins worth £125,000. [North course, GC at Terra Lago, Indio, California; at the time known as Landmark GC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Norman, Greg

Score

18 skins

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 24/25; PGA Tour unofficial money event). Norman (Aus) won all 18 skins and record prize money for this event. Tiger Woods (USA), Jesper Parnevik (Swe) and defending champion Colin Montgomerie (Scot) were all shut out with no skins thanks to a new and considerably more complicated scoring system. [North course, GC at Terra Lago, Indio, California; at the time known as Landmark GC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Montgomerie, Colin

Score

6 skins

Prize money

$415,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 25/26; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Montgomerie (Scot) won with a total of 6 skins worth $415,000. Second was Vijay Singh (Fiji) 4 skins worth $260,000. Third was Sergio Garcia (Esp) 5 skins worth $200,000. Fourth was defending champion Fred Couples (USA) 3 skins worth $125,000. [North course, GC at Terra Lago, Indio, California; at the time known as Landmark GC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Couples, Fred

Score

11 skins

Prize money

$635,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 27/28; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Couples (USA) won with a total of 11 skins worth $635,000. Second was defending champion Mark O'Meara (USA) 5 skins worth $245,000. Third was Sergio Garcia (Esp) 2 skins worth $120,000. David Duval (USA) was shut out with no skins. [North course, GC at Terra Lago, Indio, California; at the time known as Landmark GC].

1998
America
Rancho La Quinta CC
8 skins
$430,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Meara, Mark

Venue

Rancho La Quinta CC

Score

8 skins

Prize money

$430,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 28/29; four-man PGA Tr unofficial money event). O'Meara (USA) won with a total of 8 skins worth $430,000. Second was Tom Lehman (USA) 7 skins worth $420,000. Third was Fred Couples (USA) 3 skins worth $150,000. Greg Norman (Aus) was shut out with no skins. [Rancho La Quinta CC, Coachella Valley, California].

1997
America
Rancho La Quinta CC
10 skins
$300,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lehman, Tom

Venue

Rancho La Quinta CC

Score

10 skins

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 28-30; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Lehman (USA) won with a total of 10 skins worth $300,000. Second was Mark O'Meara (USA) 5 skins worth $240,000. Third was Tiger Woods (USA) with 3 skins worth $60,000. David Duval (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Rancho La Quinta CC, Coachella Valley, California].

1996
America
Rancho La Quinta CC
9 skins
$280,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Couples, Fred

Venue

Rancho La Quinta CC

Score

9 skins

Prize money

$280,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 30-Dec 1; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Defending champion Couples (USA) won with a total of 9 skins worth $280,000. Second was Tom Watson (USA) 7 skins worth $220,000. Third was Tiger Woods (USA) 2 skins worth $40,000. John Daly (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Rancho La Quinta CC, Coachella Valley, California].

1995
America
7 skins
$270,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Couples, Fred

Venue

Bighorn

Score

7 skins

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 25/26; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Couples (USA) won with a total of 7 skins worth $270,000. Second was Corey Pavin (USA) 10 skins worth $240,000. Third was Peter Jacobsen (USA) 1 skin worth $30,000. Defending champion Tom Watson (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Mountains course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

1994
America
6 skins
$210,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Venue

Bighorn

Score

6 skins

Prize money

$210,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game ((Nov 26/27; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Watson (USA) won with a total of 6 skins worth $210,000. Second was Fred Couples (USA) 5 skins worth $170,000. Third was Paul Azinger (USA) 4 skins worth $80,000 and defending champion Payne Stewart (USA) 3 skins worth $80,000. [Mountains course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

1993
America
9 skins
$280,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stewart, Payne

Venue

Bighorn

Score

9 skins

Prize money

$280,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 27/28; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Stewart (USA) won this event for the third straight year with a total of 9 skins worth $280,000. Second was Fred Couples (USA) 9 skins worth $260,000. Paul Azinger (USA) and Arnold Palmer (USA) were shut out with no skins. [Mountains course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

1992
America
6 skins
$220,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stewart, Payne

Venue

Bighorn

Score

6 skins

Prize money

$220,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 28/29; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Defending champion Stewart (USA) won with a total of 6 skins worth $220,000. Second was Fred Couples (USA) 8 skins worth $210,000. Third was Greg Norman (Aus) 4 skins worth $110,000. Tom Kite (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Mountains course, Bighorn GC, Palm Desert, California].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stewart, Payne

Score

8 skins

Prize money

$260,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 30-Dec 1; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Stewart (USA) won with a total of 8 skins worth $260,000. Second was John Daly (USA) 7 skins worth $160,000. Third was defending champion Curtis Strange (USA) 3 skins worth $120,000. Jack Nicklaus (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Strange, Curtis

Score

8 skins

Prize money

$220,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 24/25; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Defending champion Strange (USA) won with a total of 8 skins worth $220,000. Second was Greg Norman (Aus) 4 skins worth $90,000. Third was Nick Faldo (Eng) 4 skins worth $70,000 and Jack Nicklaus (USA) 2 skins worth $70,000. [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Strange, Curtis

Score

11 skins

Prize money

$265,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 25/26; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Strange (USA) won with a total of 11 skins worth $265,000. Second was Jack Nicklaus (USA) 4 skins worth $90,000. Third was defending champion Raymond Floyd (USA) 2 skins worth $60,000. Fourth was Lee Trevino (USA) 1 skin worth $35,000. [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Floyd, Raymond

Score

12 skins

Prize money

$290,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 26/27; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Floyd (USA) won with a total of 12 skins worth $290,000. Second was Jack Nicklaus (USA) 5 skins worth $125,000. Third was defending champion Lee Trevino (USA) 1 skin worth $35,000. Curtis Strange (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

10 skins

Prize money

$310,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 28/29; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Trevino (USA) won with a total of 10 skins worth $310,000. Second were Jack Nicklaus (USA) and defending champion Fuzzy Zoeller (USA), both with 4 skins worth $70,000. Arnold Palmer was shut out with no skins. [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Zoeller, Fuzzy

Score

14 skins

Prize money

$370,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 29/30; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Defending champion Zoeller (USA) won with a total of 14 skins worth $370,000. Second was Lee Trevino (USA) 3 skins worth $55,000. Third was Arnold Palmer (USA) 1 skin worth $25,000. Jack Nicklaus (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

1985
America
Bear Creek GC
9 skins
$255,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Zoeller, Fuzzy

Venue

Bear Creek GC

Score

9 skins

Prize money

$255,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 30/Dec 1; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Zoeller (USA) won with a total of 9 skins worth $255,000. Second was Tom Watson (USA) 4 skins worth $100,000. Third was Arnold Palmer (USA) 4 skins worth $80,000. Fourth was defending champion Jack Nicklaus (USA) 1 skin worth $15,000. [Bear Creek GC, Murrieta, nr Temecula, California].

1984
America
Desert Highlands
9 skins
$240,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Venue

Desert Highlands

Score

9 skins

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Skins Game (Nov 24/25; four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). With an 8-foot putt on the final green, Nicklaus (USA) won the 9 skins worth $240,000 that had built up on the back-nine. Second was Tom Watson (USA), who won all 9 skins on the front-nine, which were worth $120,000. Arnold Palmer (USA) and defending champion Gary Player (RSA) were both shut out with no skins. [Desert Highlands GC, Scottsdale, Arizona].

1983
America
Desert Highlands
7 skins
$170,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Venue

Desert Highlands

Score

7 skins

Prize money

$170,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural PGA Tour Skins Game (four-man PGA Tour unofficial money event). Player (RSA) won with a total of 7 skins worth $170,000. Second was Arnold Palmer (USA) 8 skins worth $140,000. Third was Jack Nicklaus (USA) 2 skins worth $40,000. Fourth was Tom Watson (USA) 1 skin worth $10,000. The event is remembered not just for the golf, but for Tom Watson accusing Gary Player of removing a rooted leaf from behind his ball (which the Rules of Golf prohibit). Player insisted the leaf was loose and could be removed as a loose impediment. [Desert Highlands GC, Scottsdale, Arizona].

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