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Tournament results: World Series of Golf

Results for the World Series of Golf are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1998
America
269 (-11)
$405,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$405,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 27-30; replaced in 1999 by the inaugural WGC-NEC Invitational). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 2 shots behind David Duval (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1997
America
273 (-7)
$396,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Norman, Greg

Score

273 (-7)

Prize money

$396,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 21-24). Second-placed and defending champion Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 4 shots behind Greg Norman (Aus), who recorded the last of his 20 PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1996
America
274 (-6)
$378,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mickelson, Phil

Score

274 (-6)

Prize money

$378,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 22-25). Second-placed Billy Mayfair (USA), Steve Stricker (USA) and Duffy Waldorf (USA) finished 3 shots behind Phil Mickelson (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1995
America
278 (-2)
$360,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Norman, Greg

Score

278 (-2)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 24-27). Greg Norman (Aus) beat Nick Price (Zim) and Billy Mayfair (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Olazabal, Jose Maria

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 25-28). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 1 shot behind José María Olazábal (Esp). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1993
America
Allem, Fulton
270 (-10)
$360,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Allem, Fulton

Score

270 (-10)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 26-29). Second-placed Jim Gallagher Jr (USA), Nick Price (Zim) and Craig Stadler (USA) finished 5 shots behind Fulton Allem (RSA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1992
America
273 (-7)
$252,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stadler, Craig

Score

273 (-7)

Prize money

$252,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 27-30). Second-placed Corey Pavin (USA) finished 1 shot behind Craig Stadler (USA), who recorded his tenth PGA Tour win. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1991
America
279 (-1)
$216,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Purtzer, Tom

Score

279 (-1)

Prize money

$216,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 15-18). Tom Purtzer (USA) beat Davis Love III (USA) and Jim Gallacher Jr (USA) at the second playoff hole, to record the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Olazabal, Jose Maria

Score

262 (-18)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 23-26). Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 12 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner José María Olazábal (Esp). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1989
America
276 (-4)
$180,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Frost, David

Score

276 (-4)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 24-27). David Frost (RSA) beat Ben Crenshaw (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1988
America
275 (-5)
$162,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Reid, Mike

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

$162,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 25-28). Mike Reid (USA) beat Tom Watson (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1987
America
275 (-5)
$144,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Strange, Curtis

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

$144,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 27-30). Second-placed Fulton Allem (USA) finished 3 shots behind Curtis Strange (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1986
America
Pohl, Dan
277 (-13)
$126,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pohl, Dan

Score

277 (-13)

Prize money

$126,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 21-24). Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Dan Pohl (USA), who recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1985
America
Maltbie, Roger
268 (-12)
$126,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maltbie, Roger

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

$126,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 22-25). Second-placed and defending champion Denis Watson (Zim) finished 4 shots behind Roger Maltbie (USA), who recorded the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1984
America
Watson, Denis
271 (-9)
$126,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Denis

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

$126,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 23-26). Second-placed Bruce Lietzke (USA) finished 2 shots behind Denis Watson (Zim), who recorded his second PGA Tour win, coming just two weeks after the first. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1983
America
270 (-10)
$100,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Price, Nick

Score

270 (-10)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Aug 25-28). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 4 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Nick Price (Zim). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stadler, Craig

Score

278 (-2)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Aug 26-29). Craig Stadler (USA) beat Raymond Floyd (USA) with a par at the fourth playoff hole. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1981
America
275 (-5)
$100,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rogers, Bill

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Aug 27-30). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 1 shot behind Bill Rogers (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1980
America
270 (-10)
$100,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

270 (-10)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Aug 21-24). Second-placed Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 2 shots behind Tom Watson (USA), who recorded his 25th PGA Tour win. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1979
America
Hinkle, Lon
272 (-8)
$100,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hinkle, Lon

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 27-30). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA), Bill Rogers (USA) and Lee Trevino (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lon Hinkle (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. Hinkle's round included deliberately bouncing a 6-iron "trick" shot across a pond and onto the green at the par-5 16th ("the Monster") in the third round. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1978
America
278 (-2)
$100,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Morgan, Gil

Score

278 (-2)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 27-Oct 1). Gil Morgan (USA) beat Hubert Green (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1977
America
267 (-13)
$100,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Wadkins, Lanny

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 2-5). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) and Tom Weiskopf (USA) finished 5 shots behind Lanny Wadkins (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 2-5; for the first time an official PGA Tour 72-hole event). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 4 shots behind Jack Nicklaus (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

140 (E)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 6/7; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners ... or substitutes). First (on 140): Tom Watson (USA; British Open). Second (142): Jack Nicklaus (USA; Masters and US PGA). Third (145): Tom Weiskopf (USA; Canadian Open). Fourth (147): Lou Graham (USA; US Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1974
America
139 (-1)
$50,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

139 (-1)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 7-9; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners ... or substitutes). Lee Trevino (USA; US PGA) beat Gary Player (RSA; Masters and British Open) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-3 15th) in a Monday playoff. Both shot 139 in regulation play, and then parred five sudden-death playoff holes on Sunday before darkness fell. Third (143): Bobby Nichols (USA; Canadian Open). Fourth (148): Hale Irwin (USA; US Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weiskopf, Tom

Score

137 (-3)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 8/9; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). First (on 137): Tom Weiskopf (USA; British Open). Second (140): Jack Nicklaus (USA; US PGA) and Johnny Miller (USA; US Open). Fourth (149): Tommy Aaron (USA; Masters). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1972
America
142 (+2)
$50,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

142 (+2)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 9/10; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners ... or substitutes). First (on 142): Gary Player (RSA; US PGA). Second (144): Jack Nicklaus (USA; Masters and US Open) and Lee Trevino (USA; British Open). Fourth (145): Gay Brewer (USA; Canadian Open). Won by Gary Player (RSA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Coody, Charles

Score

141 (+1)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 11/12; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners ... or substitutes). First (on 141): Charles Coody (USA; Masters). Second (142): Jack Nicklaus (USA; US PGA). Third (143): Bruce Crampton (Aus; Western Open). Fourth (146): Lee Trevino (USA; British Open and US Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

136 (-4)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 12/13; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). First (on 136): Jack Nicklaus (USA; British Open). Second (139): Billy Casper (USA; Masters) and Dave Stockton (USA; US PGA). Fourth (141): Tony Jacklin (Eng; US Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Moody, Orville

Score

141 (+1)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 6/7; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). First (on 141): Orville Moody (USA; US Open). Second (143): George Archer (USA; Masters). Third (145): Tony Jacklin (Eng; British Open) and Raymond Floyd (USA; US PGA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1968
America
143 (+3)
$50,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

143 (+3)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 7/8; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). Gary Player (RSA; British Open) beat Bob Goalby (USA; Masters) with a birdie on the fourth playoff hole (par-4 18th). Both shot 143 (+3) in regulation play. Third (144): Julius Boros (USA; US PGA). Fourth (153): Lee Trevino (USA; US Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

144 (+4)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 9/10; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). First (on 144): Jack Nicklaus (USA; US PGA). Second (145): Gay Brewer Jr (USA; Masters). Third (146): Roberto de Vicenzo (Arg; British Open). Fourth (151): Don January (USA; US PGA). Won by Jack Nicklaus (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Littler, Gene

Score

143 (+3)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 10/11; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners ... or substitutes). Gene Littler (USA; Canadian Open) beat Jack Nicklaus (USA; British Open and Masters) and Al Geiberger (USA; US PGA) with a 22-foot birdie putt at the first playoff hole. All three scored 143 in regulation play. Fourth with 144 was Billy Casper (USA; US Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1965
America
139 (-1)
$50,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

139 (-1)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 11/12; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). First (on 139): Gary Player (RSA; US Open). Second (142): Jack Nicklaus (USA; Masters). Third (144): Peter Thomson (Aus; British Open). Fourth (151): Dave Marr (USA; US PGA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1964
America
138 (-2)
$50,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lema, Tony

Score

138 (-2)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 12/13; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). First (on 138): Tony Lema (USA; British Open). Second (143): Ken Venturi (USA; US Open). Third (147): Bobby Nichols (USA; US PGA). Fourth (148): Arnold Palmer (USA; Masters). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

140 (E)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 7/8; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). Winner (on 140): defending champion Jack Nicklaus (USA; Masters and US PGA). Second (141): Julius Boros (USA; US Open). Third (143): Arnold Palmer (USA; playoff loser in US Open, who gained entry after beating the two other major championship playoff losers, Jacky Cupit and Phil Rodgers). Fourth (147): Bob Charles (NZ; British Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

135 (-5)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural World Series of Golf (Sept 8/9; unofficial 36-hole exhibition event for the three players who won the season's four major championships). First (on 135): 22-year-old Jack Nicklaus (USA; US Open). Second (139): Gary Player (RSA; US PGA) and Arnold Palmer (USA; Masters and British Open). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

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