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Tournament results: Tournament of Champions

Results for the Tournament of Champions are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2021
America
English, Harris
267 (-25)
$1,340,000
Sentry

Category

America

Winner (holder)

English, Harris

Score

267 (-25)

Prize money

$1,340,000

Title sponsor

Sentry

Played as the Sentry Tournament of Champions (Jan 7-10; first PGA Tour event in 2021; PGA Tour 2020/21 season). Harris English (USA) beat Joaquín Niemann (Chile) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Plantation course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2020
America
278 (-14)
$1,340,000
Sentry

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Thomas, Justin

Score

278 (-14)

Prize money

$1,340,000

Title sponsor

Sentry

Played as the Sentry Tournament of Champions (Jan 2-5; first PGA Tr event in 2020; PGA Tr 2019/20 season). Thomas (USA) beat Patrick Reed (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole (par-5 18th). Defending champion Xander Schauffele (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. Thomas also won this event in 2017. [Plantation course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Schauffele, Xander

Score

269 (-23)

Prize money

$1,300,000

Title sponsor

Sentry

Played as the Sentry Tournament of Champions (Jan 3-6; first PGA Tr event in 2019; PGA Tr 2018/19 season). Second-placed Gary Woodland (USA) finished 1 shot behind Schauffele (USA). [Plantation course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Johnson, Dustin

Score

268 (-24)

Prize money

$1,260,000

Title sponsor

Sentry

Played as the Sentry Tournament of Champions (Jan 4-7; first PGA Tr event of 2018; PGA Tr 2017/18 season). Second-placed Jon Rahm (Esp) finished 8 shots behind Johnson (USA). [Plantation course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Thomas, Justin

Score

270 (-22)

Prize money

$1,220,000

Title sponsor

SBS

Played as the SBS Tournament of Champions (Jan 5-8; first PGA Tr event of 2017; PGA Tr 2016/17 season). Second-placed Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Thomas (USA), who recorded his third PGA Tour win and first on American soil. [Plantation course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2016
America
262 (-30)
$1,180,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spieth, Jordan

Score

262 (-30)

Prize money

$1,180,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 7-10; first PGA Tr event of 2016; PGA Tr 2015/16 season). Defending champion and second-placed Patrick Reed (USA) finished 8 shots behind Spieth (USA), who claimed his seventh PGA Tour win. [Plantation course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2015
America
271 (-21)
$1,140,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Reed, Patrick

Score

271 (-21)

Prize money

$1,140,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 9-12; first PGA Tr event of 2015; PGA Tr 2014/15 season). Reed (USA) beat Jimmy Walker (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Plantation course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2014
America
273 (-19)
$1,140,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Johnson, Zach

Score

273 (-19)

Prize money

$1,140,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 3-6; first PGA Tr event of 2014; PGA Tr 2013/14 season). Second-placed Jordan Spieth (USA) finished 1 shot behind Johnson (USA). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2013
America
203 (-16)
$1,140,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Johnson, Dustin

Score

203 (-16)

Prize money

$1,140,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour 2013 season opener). Second-placed Steve Stricker (USA) finished 4 shots behind Johnson (USA), the first player since Tiger Woods to win in each of his first six seasons on the PGA Tour. Reduced to 54 holes and a Tuesday finish due to high winds. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2012
America
269 (-23)
$1,120,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stricker, Steve

Score

269 (-23)

Prize money

$1,120,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Martin Laird (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Stricker (USA), who recorded the last of his 12 PGA Tour wins. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2011
America
268 (-24)
$1,120,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Byrd, Jonathan

Score

268 (-24)

Prize money

$1,120,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener; played as SBS Championship in 2010). Byrd (USA) beat Robert Garrigus (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

270 (-22)

Prize money

$1,120,000

Title sponsor

SBS

Played as the SBS Championship (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season-opener; formerly the Mercedes-Benz Ch'ship). Second-placed Rory Sabattini (RSA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Ogilvy (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2009
America
268 (-24)
$1,120,000
Mercedes-Benz

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

268 (-24)

Prize money

$1,120,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes-Benz

Played as the Mercedes-Benz Championship (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Davis Love III (USA) and Anthony Kim (USA) finished 6 shots behind Ogilvy (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2008
America
Chopra, Daniel
274 (-18)
$1,100,000
Mercedes-Benz

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Chopra, Daniel

Score

274 (-18)

Prize money

$1,100,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes-Benz

Played as the Mercedes-Benz Championship (Jan 3-6; PGA Tour season opener). Chopra (Swe) beat Steve Stricker (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole to claim his second PGA Tour win. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2007
America
278 (-14)
$1,100,000
Mercedes-Benz

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Singh, Vijay

Score

278 (-14)

Prize money

$1,100,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes-Benz

Played as the Mercedes-Benz Championship (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Adam Scott (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji), who recorded his 30th PGA Tour win. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2006
America
284 (-8)
$1,080,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Appleby, Stuart

Score

284 (-8)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Appleby (Aus) beat Vijay Singh (Fiji) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to claim his third straight win in this event. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2005
America
271 (-21)
$1,060,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Appleby, Stuart

Score

271 (-21)

Prize money

$1,060,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener). Jonathan Kaye (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Appleby (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2004
America
270 (-22)
$1,060,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Appleby, Stuart

Score

270 (-22)

Prize money

$1,060,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind Appleby (Aus), to claim the first of his three straight wins in this event. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2003
America
261 (-31)
$1,000,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Els, Ernie

Score

261 (-31)

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 9-12; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Kyoung-Ju "KJ" Choi (S Kor) and Rocco Mediate (USA) finished 8 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Els (RSA). Els set a new PGA Tour record low score in relation to par for a 72-hole tournament. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2002
America
274 (-18)
$720,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Garcia, Sergio

Score

274 (-18)

Prize money

$720,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 3-6; PGA Tour season opener). García (Esp) beat David Toms (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2001
America
274 (-18)
$630,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Furyk, Jim

Score

274 (-18)

Prize money

$630,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Furyk (USA). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2000
America
276 (-16)
$522,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Woods, Tiger

Score

276 (-16)

Prize money

$522,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener). Woods (USA) beat Ernie Els (RSA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

1999
America
266 (-26)
$468,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

266 (-26)

Prize money

$468,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Billy Mayfair (USA) and Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 9 shots behind Duval (USA). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mickelson, Phil

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$306,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) and Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mickelson (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

1997
America
202 (-14)
$216,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Woods, Tiger

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$216,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 9-12; PGA Tour season opener). Woods (USA) beat Tom Lehman (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. Event cut to 54 holes due to bad weather. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

1996
America
271 (-17)
$180,000
Mercedes

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Meara, Mark

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) and Scott Hoch (USA) finished 3 shots behind O'Meara (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Elkington, Steve

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Elkington (Aus) beat Bruce Lietzke (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mickelson, Phil

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener). Mickelson (USA) beat Fred Couples (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Love III, Davis

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$144,000

Title sponsor

Infiniti

Played as the Infiniti Tournament of Champions (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 1 shot behind Love III (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Elkington, Steve

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$144,000

Title sponsor

Infiniti

Played as the Infiniti Tournament of Champions (Jan 9-12; PGA Tour season opener). Elkington (Aus) beat Brad Faxon (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

1991
America
272 (-16)
$144,000
Infiniti

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kite, Tom

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$144,000

Title sponsor

Infiniti

Played as the Infiniti Tournament of Champions (Jan 3-6; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Kite (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Azinger, Paul

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$135,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (Jan 4-7; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Ian Baker-Finch (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Azinger (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jones, Steve

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$135,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed David Frost (RSA) and Jay Haas (USA) finished 3 shots behind Jones (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

1988
America
Pate, Steve
202 (-14)
$90,000
MONY

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pate, Steve

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (Jan 14-17; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Pate (USA). Event reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

1987
America
O'Grady, Mac
278 (-10)
$90,000
MONY

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Grady, Mac

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Rick Fehr (USA) finished 1 shot behind O'Grady (USA), who recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Peete, Calvin

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 6 shots behind Peete (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kite, Tom

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$72,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (May 2-5). Second-placed Mark McCumber (USA) finished 6 shots behind Kite (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$72,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (May 3-6). Second-placed Bruce Lietzke (USA) finished 5 shots behind Watson (USA), who recorded the last of three wins in this event. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Wadkins, Lanny

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$72,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 21-24). Second-placed Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Wadkins (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Wadkins, Lanny

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$63,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 15-18). Second-placed Andy Bean (USA), David Graham (Aus), Craig Stadler (USA) and Ron Streck (USA) finished 3 shots behind Wadkins (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 16-19). Second-placed Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 2 shots behind Trevino (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 17-20). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Watson (USA), who recorded the second of his three wins in this event. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 19-22). Second-placed Bruce Lietzke (USA) and Jerry Pate (USA) finished 6 shots behind Watson (USA), who recorded the first of his three wins in this event. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 13-16). Second-placed Andy North (USA) and Lee Trevino (USA) finished 2 shots behind Player (RSA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 14-17). Nicklaus (USA) beat Bruce Lietzke (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. This was the last of Nicklaus's five wins in this event. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

January, Don

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 15-18). Second-placed Hubert Green (USA) finished 5 shots behind January (USA), who recorded the last of his 10 PGA Tour wins. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Geiberger, Al

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

MONY

Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (April 24-27). Geiberger (USA) beat Gary Player (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miller, Johnny

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 25-28). Second-placed Bud Allin (USA) and John Mahaffey (USA) finished 1 shot behind Miller (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 19-22). Second-placed Lee Trevino (USA) finished 1 shot behind Nicklaus (USA), who recorded the fourth of his five wins in this event. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

1972
America
Mitchell, Bobby
280 (-8)
$33,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mitchell, Bobby

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$33,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 20-23). Mitchell (USA) beat Jack Nicklaus (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to claim the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$33,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 22-25). Second-placed Bruce Devlin (Aus), Gary Player (RSA) and Dave Stockton (USA) finished 8 shots behind Nicklaus (USA), who recorded the third of his five wins in this event. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

1970
America
Beard, Frank
273 (-15)
$30,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Beard, Frank

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 23-26). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA), Tony Jacklin (Eng) and Gary Player (RSA) finished 7 shots behind Beard (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 17-20). Second-placed Lee Trevino (USA) finished 2 shots behind Player (RSA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

January, Don

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 18-21). Second-placed Julius Boros (USA) finished 1 shot behind January (USA). [Las Vegas National GC, Las Vegas, NV; at the time known as Stardust CC].

1967
America
Beard, Frank
278 (-6)
$20,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Beard, Frank

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 13-16). Second-placed Arnold Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Beard (USA). [Las Vegas National GC, Las Vegas, NV; at the time known as Stardust CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 15-18). Defending champion Palmer (USA) beat Gay Brewer (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Palmer 69, Brewer 73), to record the last of his three wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$14,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (Apr 29-May 2). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodriguez (Peurto Rico) finished 2 shots behind Palmer (USA), who recorded the second of his three wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$12,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (Apr 30-May 3). Second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) and Doug Sanders (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Nicklaus (USA), who recorded the second of his five wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$13,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (May 2-5). Second-placed Tony Lema (USA) and Arnold Palmer (USA) finished 5 shots behind Nicklaus (USA), who recorded the first of his five wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$11,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (May 3-6). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA) finished 1 shot behind Palmer (USA), who recorded the first of his three wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (May 4-7). Second-placed Tommy Bolt (USA) finished 7 shots behind Snead (USA). [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Barber, Jerry

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (May 5-8). Second-placed Jay Hebert (USA) finished 4 shots behind Barber (USA). [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Souchak, Mike

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 23-26). Second-placed Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mike Souchak (USA). [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

1958
America
Leonard, Stan
275 (-13)
$10,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Leonard, Stan

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 24-27). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA) finished 1 shot behind Leonard (Can). [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 18-21). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA), Jimmy Demaret (USA), Dow Finsterwald (USA) and Billy Maxwell (USA) finished 3 shots behind Littler (USA), who recorded the last of his three straight wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 26-29). Second-placed Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Littler (USA), who recorded the second of his three straight wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (Apr 28-May 1). Second-placed Jerry Barber (USA), Pete Cooper (USA) and Bob Toski (USA) finished 13 shots behind Littler (USA), who recorded the first of his three straight wins in this event. [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Wall Jr, Art

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 22-25). Second-placed Lloyd Mangrum (USA) and defending champion Al Besselink (USA) finished 6 shots behind Wall (USA). [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

1953
America
Besselink, Al
280 (-8)
$10,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Besselink, Al

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$10,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Tournament of Champions (April 23-26). Second-placed Chandler Harper (USA) finished 1 shot behind Besselink (USA). [Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada; at the time known as Desert Inn CC].

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