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Tournament results: Tucson Open

Results for the Tucson Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2006
America
266 (-22)
$540,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Triplett, Kirk

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson (Feb 23-26). Second-placed Jerry Kelly (USA) finished 1 shot behind Kirk Triplett (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

2005
America
269 (-19)
$540,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa (Feb 24-27). 27-year-old Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) beat Kevin Na (S Kor/USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. Mark Calcavecchia (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

2004
America
266 (-22)
$540,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Slocum, Heath

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson (Feb 26-29). Second-placed Aaron Baddeley (Aus) finished 1 shot behind 30-year-old Heath Slocum (USA), who recorded the first of his four PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

2003
America
Lickliter II, Frank
269 (-19)
$540,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lickliter II, Frank

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson (Feb 27-Mar 2). Second-placed Chad Campbell (USA) finished 2 shots behind Frank Lickliter II (USA), who recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

2002
America
Leggatt, Ian
268 (-20)
$540,000
Touchstone Energy

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Leggatt, Ian

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Touchstone Energy

Played as the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open (Feb 21-24). Second-placed David Peoples (USA) and Loren Roberts (USA) finished 2 shots behind 36-year-old Ian Leggatt (Can), who recorded his first and only PGA Tour win. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

2001
America
Willis, Garrett
273 (-15)
$540,000
Touchstone Energy

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Willis, Garrett

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Touchstone Energy

Played as the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open (Jan 11-15). Second-placed Kevin Sutherland (USA) finished 1 shot behind 27-year-old Garrett Willis (USA), who recorded his first and only PGA Tour win. Monday finish required due to earlier rain delays. Playing in his fifth PGA Tour event, Willis joined a growing band of players to win their first start as a full member of the Tour. At the time, the others were: Marty Fleckman (1967), Ben Crenshaw (1973), Jim Benepe (1988) and Robert Gamez (1990). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

2000
America
Carter, Jim
269 (-19)
$540,000
Touchstone Energy

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Carter, Jim

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Touchstone Energy

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 38-year-old Jim Carter (USA), who recorded his first and only PGA Tour win in his 292nd start on the Tour. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1999
America
Hjertstedt, Gabriel
276 (-16)
$495,000
Touchstone Energy

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hjertstedt, Gabriel

Score

276 (-16)

Prize money

$495,000

Title sponsor

Touchstone Energy

Played as the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open (Feb 25-28). Gabriel 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
America
269 (-19)
$360,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Tucson Chrysler Classic (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Justin Leonard (USA) and David Toms (USA) finished 4 shots behind David Duval (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1997
America
275 (-13)
$234,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sluman, Jeff

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$234,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Tucson Chrysler Classic (Feb 19-23). Second-placed Steve Jones (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jeff 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
America
273 (-14)
$225,000
Nortel

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mickelson, Phil

Score

273 (-14)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Nortel

Played as the Nortel Open (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Bob Tway (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Phil Mickelson (USA), who recorded his third win in this event. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; first two days also used Starr Pass GC].

1995
America
269 (-19)
$225,000
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mickelson, Phil

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Jan 19-22). Second-placed Jim Gallagher Jr (USA) and Scott Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Phil Mickelson (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; first two days also used Starr Pass GC].

1994
America
Magee, Andrew
270 (-18)
$198,000
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Magee, Andrew

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

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 Andrew Magee (USA), who recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; first two days also used Starr Pass GC].

1993
America
271 (-17)
$198,000
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mize, Larry

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Jan 21-24). Second-placed Jeff Maggert (USA) finished 2 shots behind Larry Mize (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; first two days also used Starr Pass GC].

1992
America
270 (-18)
$198,000
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Janzen, Lee

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Bill Britton (USA) finished 1 shot behind 27-year-old Lee Janzen (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; first two days also used Starr Pass GC].

1991
America
272 (-16)
amateur
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mickelson, Phil

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Jan 10-13). Second-placed Bob Tway (USA) and Tom Purtzer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Phil 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. First two days also used the Catalina course, Tucson National Resort].

1990
America
270 (-18)
$162,000
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gamez, Robert

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$162,000

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

Played as the Northern Telecom Tucson Open (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) and Jay Haas (USA) finished 4 shots behind 21-year-old Robert Gamez (USA). Playing on his home course and in his fifth PGA Tour event, Gamez joined a small band of players to win their first start as a full member of the Tour. At the time, the others were: Marty Fleckman (1967), Ben Crenshaw (1973) and Jim Benepe (1988). [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as TPC at Starr Pass. First two days also used the Catalina course, Tucson National Resort].

1989
America
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Tucson Open not played in 1989.

1988
America
266 (-22)
$108,000
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Frost, David

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$108,000

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

Played as the Northern Telecom Tucson Open (Nov 3-6). Second-placed Mark O'Meara (USA) and Mark Calcavecchia (USA) finished 5 shots behind David Frost (RSA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win. [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as TPC at Starr Pass].

1987
America
268 (-20)
$108,000
Seiko

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Reid, Mike

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$108,000

Title sponsor

Seiko

Played as the Seiko Tucson Open (Oct 22-25; reverted to stroke play after three years as a match play event). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Hal Sutton (USA), Fuzzy Zoeller (USA) and Chip Beck (USA) finished 4 shots behind 33-year-old Mike 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
America
67 - 71
$150,000
Seiko

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Thorpe, Jim

Score

67 - 71

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Seiko

Played as the Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship (Oct 30-Nov 2). Defending champion Jim Thorpe (USA) beat Scott Simpson (USA) in the 18-hole final (Thorpe 5-under-par 67; Simpson 71), to record the last of his three wins on the PGA Tour. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1985
America
4 & 3
$150,000
Seiko

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Thorpe, Jim

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Seiko

Played as the Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship (Oct 24-27). Jim Thorpe (USA) beat Jack Renner (USA) 4 and 3 in the final, to claim his second PGA Tour title. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1984
America
2 & 1
$100,000
Seiko

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Seiko

Played as the Seiko-Tucson Match Play Championship (Jan 5-8; first year played in match play format; PGA Tour season-opener). Tom Watson (USA) beat defending champion Gil Morgan (USA) by 2 and 1 in the final, to record his second win in this event. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1983
America
271 (-9)
$54,000
Joe Garagiola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Morgan, Gil

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

Joe Garagiola

Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 6-9). Gil 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. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1982
America
266 (-14)
$54,000
Joe Garagiola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stadler, Craig

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

Joe Garagiola

Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 7-10). Second-placed Vance Heafner (USA) and John Mahaffey (USA) finished 3 shots behind Craig Stadler (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1981
America
265 (-15)
$54,000
Joe Garagiola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miller, Johnny

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

Joe Garagiola

Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 8-11). Second-placed Lon Hinkle (USA) finished 2 shots behind Johnny Miller (USA), who claimed the last of his four wins in this event, and 20th overall PGA Tour win. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1980
America
270 (-22)
$54,000
Joe Garagiola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Colbert, Jim

Score

270 (-22)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

Joe Garagiola

Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Feb 14-19). Second-placed Dan Halldorson (Can) finished 4 shots behind Jim Colbert (USA). Tuesday finish required due to earlier bad weather. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1979
America
265 (-17)
$45,000
Joe Garagiola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lietzke, Bruce

Score

265 (-17)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

Joe Garagiola

Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Feb 15-18). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA), Buddy Gardner (USA) and Jim Thorpe (USA) finished 2 shots behind Bruce Lietzke (USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

1978
America
274 (-14)
$40,000
Joe Garagiola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

Joe Garagiola

Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 5-8). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 3 shots behind Tom Watson (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1977
America
275 (-13)
$40,000
Joe Garagiola

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lietzke, Bruce

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

Joe Garagiola

Played as the Joe Garagiola Tucson Open (Jan 13-16). 25-year-old Bruce Lietzke (USA) beat Gene Littler (USA) with an 82-foot birdie putt at the fourth playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1976
America
274 (-14)
$40,000
NBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miller, Johnny

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

NBC

Played as the NBC Tucson Open (Jan 8-11). Second-placed Howard Twitty (USA) finished 3 shots behind Johnny Miller (USA), who recorded his third straight win in this tournament. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1975
America
263 (-25)
$40,000
Dean Martin

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miller, Johnny

Score

263 (-25)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

Dean Martin

Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open (Jan 16-19). Second-placed John Mahaffey (USA) finished 9 shots behind defending champion Johnny Miller (USA), who shot a final round 11-under-par 61 to clinch victory. Miller also won the PGA Tour's Phoenix Open a week earlier. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1974
America
272 (-16)
$30,000
Dean Martin

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miller, Johnny

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

Dean Martin

Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open (Jan 17-20). Second-placed Ben Crenshaw (USA) finished 3 shots behind Johnny 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
America
277 (-11)
$30,000
Dean Martin

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Crampton, Bruce

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

Dean Martin

Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open (Jan 18-21). Second-placed Labron Harris Jr (USA), Gay Brewer (USA) and George Archer (USA) finished 5 shots behind Crampton (Aus), who also won the PGA Tour's Phoenix Open a week earlier. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1972
America
273 (-15)
$30,000
Dean Martin

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Barber, Miller

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

Dean Martin

Played as the Dean Martin Tucson Open (Jan 20-24). Miller Barber (USA) beat George Archer (USA) with a birdie-two at the third sudden-death playoff hole (par-3 17th), after they tied an 18-hole Monday playoff, in which they both shot an even-par 72. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1971
America
273 (-15)
$22,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, J.C.

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$22,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 18-22). Second-placed Dale Douglass (USA) finished 1 shot behind 30-year-old Jesse Carlyle "J.C. Snead" (USA), who recorded the first of his eight PGA Tour wins. A 36-hole Monday finish was required after earlier rain, snow and frost delays. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1970
America
275 (-13)
$20,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 12-15). Defending champion Lee Trevino (USA) beat Bob Murphy (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1969
America
271 (-17)
$20,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 20-23). Second-placed Miller Barber (USA) finished 7 shots behind Lee Trevino (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Knudson, George

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 22-25). Second-placed Frank Beard (USA) and Frank Boynton (USA) finished 1 shot behind George Knudson (Can), who also won the PGA Tour's Phoenix Open a week earlier. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$12,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 16-19). Second-placed Chuck Courtney (USA) finished 1 shot behind Arnold Palmer (USA), who recorded his 50th PGA Tour win. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1966
America
Campbell, Joe
278 (-10)
$9,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Campbell, Joe

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$9,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 17-20). Joe Campbell (USA) beat Gene Littler (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 15th), to record the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Charles, Bob

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$6,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 18-21). Second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) finished 4 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Bob Charles (NZ). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1964
America
Cupit, Jacky
Forty Niner CC
274 (-14)
$4,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cupit, Jacky

Venue

Forty Niner CC

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$4,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Rex Baxter (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jacky Cupit (USA). [Forty Niner CC, Tucson, AZ].

1963
America
Forty Niner CC
266 (-22)
$3,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

January, Don

Venue

Forty Niner CC

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$3,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 14-17). Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) and Phil Rodgers (USA) finished 11 shots behind Don January (USA), who won this event for the second time in four years. [Forty Niner CC, Tucson, AZ].

1962
America
Rodgers, Phil
263 (-17)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rodgers, Phil

Score

263 (-17)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 15-18). Second-placed Jim Ferrier (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Phil Rodgers (USA), who holed a 65-foot bunker shot for an eagle-three on the 72nd hole. Rodgers recorded his second PGA Tour win. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1961
America
269 (-11)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Dave

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Home of the Sun Open (Feb 16-19). 23-year-old Dave Hill (USA) beat Tommy Bolt (USA) and Bud Sullivan (USA) with a 27-foot birdie-putt at the third playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. This was the tournament's first sudden-death playoff; in 1957 there had been an 18-hole playoff. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1960
America
271 (-9)
$2,800
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

January, Don

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 18-21). Second-placed Bob Harris (USA) finished 3 shots behind Don January (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1959
America
266 (-14)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 12-15). Second-placed Joe Campbell (USA) and Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 1 shot behind Gene Littler (USA), who also won the PGA Tour's Phoenix Open a week earlier. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1958
America
265 (-15)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hebert, Lionel

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 6-9). Second-placed Don January (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lionel Hebert (USA), who birdied the last two holes to claim his second PGA Tour win. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1957
America
269 (-11)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Finsterwald, Dow

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 7-11). Dow Finsterwald (USA) beat Don Whitt (USA) by 4 shots in an 18-hole Monday playoff (Finsterwald 5-under-par 65, Whitt 69). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1956
America
Kroll, Ted
264 (-16)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kroll, Ted

Score

264 (-16)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 9-12). Second-placed Dow Finsterwald (USA) finished 3 shots behind Ted Kroll (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1955
America
266 (-14)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Bolt, Tommy

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Feb 10-13). Second-placed Bud Holscher (USA) and Art Wall Jr (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Tommy 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
America
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Tucson Open not played in 1954.

1953
America
265 (-15)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Bolt, Tommy

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Jan 29-Feb 1). Second-placed Chandler Harper (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tommy Bolt (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1952
America
Williams Jr, Henry
274 (-6)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Williams Jr, Henry

Score

274 (-6)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Jan 31-Feb 3). Second-placed Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 2 shots behind 35-year-old Henry Williams Jr (USA), who recorded his first and only PGA Tour win. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1951
America
263 (-17)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mangrum, Lloyd

Score

263 (-17)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Feb 1-4). Second-placed Jack Burke Jr (USA), Lew Worsham (USA) and Jim Turnesa (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lloyd Mangrum (USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1950
America
267 (-13)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Harper, Chandler

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Feb 2-5). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) finished 2 shots behind Chandler Harper (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1949
America
263 (-17)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mangrum, Lloyd

Score

263 (-17)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Feb 3-6). Second-placed Al Smith (USA) finished 5 shots behind Lloyd Mangrum (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC]. Note: After losing a Monday playoff in the Phoenix Open, Ben Hogan and his wife Valerie decided to skip this event, and drive home to Fort Worth on February 2. On their way home they were involved in a serious road accident. Hogan never again played in the Tucson Open.

1948
America
Alexander, Skip
264 (-16)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Alexander, Skip

Score

264 (-16)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Jan 29-Feb 1). Second-placed Johnny Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind 29-year-old Stewart "Skip" Alexander Jr (USA), who recorded the first of his three PGA Tour wins. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1947
America
264 (-16)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Demaret, Jimmy

Score

264 (-16)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Jan 30-Feb 2). Second-placed Ben Hogan (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Jimmy Demaret (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

1946
America
268 (-12)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Demaret, Jimmy

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tucson Open (Jan 31-Feb 3). Second-placed Herman Barron (USA) finished 4 shots behind Jimmy Demaret (USA). [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ, which played at 6,402 yds for the event. Now known as El Rio GC].

1945
America
Mangrum, Ray
268 (-12)
$1,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mangrum, Ray

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Tucson Open (Jan 18-21). Second-placed Byron Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lloyd Mangrum (USA), who shot a course-record 6-under-par 64 in the final round to clinch victory. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].

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