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1973 PGA Tour

The 1973 PGA Tour season was played from January 4 to December 1. The season consisted of 48 official money events. Jack Nicklaus won the most tournaments, seven, and there were seven first-time winners. The tournament results and award winners are listed below.

Tournament results

The following table shows all the official money events for the 1973 season. "Date" is the ending date of the tournament. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event. Majors are shown in bold.

Date Tournament Location Winner Score 1st prize ($)
Jan 7 Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open California United States Rod Funseth (2) 276 (–8) 27,000
Jan 14 Phoenix Open Arizona Australia Bruce Crampton (10) 268 (–12) 30,000
Jan 21 Dean Martin Tucson Open Arizona Australia Bruce Crampton (11) 277 (–11) 30,000
Jan 28 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am California United States Jack Nicklaus (46) 282 (–6) 36,000
Feb 4 Hawaiian Open Hawaii United States John Schlee (1) 273 (–15) 40,000
Feb 11 Bob Hope Desert Classic California United States Arnold Palmer (62) 343 (–17) 32,000
Feb 18 Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational California United States Bob Dickson (2) 278 (–10) 34,000
Feb 25 Jackie Gleason Inverrary-National Airlines Classic Florida United States Lee Trevino (16) 279 (–9) 52,000
Mar 4 Florida Citrus Open Florida United States Bud Allin (2) 265 (–23) 30,000
Mar 11 Doral-Eastern Open Florida United States Lee Trevino (17) 276 (–12) 30,000
Mar 18 Greater Jacksonville Open Florida United States Jim Colbert (3) 279 (–9) 26,000
Mar 25 Greater New Orleans Open Louisiana United States Jack Nicklaus (47) 280 (–8) 25,000
Apr 2 Greater Greensboro Open North Carolina United States Chi Chi Rodriguez (7) 267 (–17) 42,000
Apr 8 Masters Tournament Georgia United States Tommy Aaron (3) 283 (–5) 30,000
Apr 15 Monsanto Open Florida United States Homero Blancas (4) 277 (–11) 30,000
Apr 22 Tallahassee Open Florida United States Hubert Green (2) 277 (–11) 15,000
Apr 22 Tournament of Champions California United States Jack Nicklaus (48) 276 (–12) 40,000
Apr 29 Byron Nelson Golf Classic Texas United States Lanny Wadkins (2) 277 (–3) 30,000
May 6 Houston Open Texas Australia Bruce Crampton (12) 277 (–11) 41,000
May 13 Colonial National Invitation Texas United States Tom Weiskopf (6) 276 (–4) 30,000
May 20 Danny Thomas Memphis Classic Tennessee United States Dave Hill (10) 283 (–5) 35,000
May 27 Atlanta Classic Georgia United States Jack Nicklaus (49) 272 (–16) 30,000
Jun 3 Kemper Open North Carolina United States Tom Weiskopf (7) 271 (–17) 40,000
Jun 10 IVB-Philadelphia Golf Classic Pennsylvania United States Tom Weiskopf (8) 274 (–14) 30,045
Jun 17 U.S. Open Pennsylvania United States Johnny Miller (3) 279 (–5) 35,000
Jun 24 American Golf Classic Ohio Australia Bruce Crampton (13) 273 (–7) 32,000
Jul 1 Western Open Illinois United States Billy Casper (49) 272 (–12) 35,000
Jul 8 Greater Milwaukee Open Wisconsin United States Dave Stockton (6) 276 (–12) 26,000
Jul 14 British Open Scotland United States Tom Weiskopf (9) 276 (–12) 14,300
Jul 15 Shrine-Robinson Open Golf Classic Illinois United States Deane Beman (4) 271 (–13) 25,000
Jul 22 St. Louis Children's Hospital Golf Classic Missouri United States Gene Littler (25) 268 (–12) 42,000
Jul 29 Canadian Open Canada United States Tom Weiskopf (10) 278 (–10) 35,000
Aug 5 Westchester Classic New York United States Bobby Nichols (9) 272 (–16) 50,000
Aug 12 PGA Championship Ohio United States Jack Nicklaus (50) 277 (–7) 45,000
Aug 19 USI Classic Massachusetts United States Lanny Wadkins (3) 279 (–9) 40,000
Aug 26 Liggett & Myers Open North Carolina United States Bert Greene (1) 278 (–6) 20,000
Aug 26 U.S. Professional Match Play Championship North Carolina United States John Schroeder (1) 2 up 40,000
Sep 3 Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open Connecticut United States Billy Casper (50) 264 (–20) 40,000
Sep 9 Southern Open Georgia South Africa Gary Player (18) 270 (–10) 20,030
Sep 16 Sea Pines Heritage Classic South Carolina United States Hale Irwin (2) 272 (–12) 30,000
Sep 23 B.C. Open New York United States Hubert Green (3) 266 (–18) 20,000
Sep 30 Quad Cities Open Iowa United States Sam Adams (1) 268 (–16) 20,000
Oct 7 Ohio Kings Island Open Ohio United States Jack Nicklaus (51) 271 (–13) 25,000
Oct 21 Kaiser International Open Invitational California United States Ed Sneed (1) 275 (–13) 30,092
Oct 28 Sahara Invitational Nevada United States John Mahaffey (1) 271 (–13) 27,000
Nov 4 San Antonio Texas Open Texas United States Ben Crenshaw (1) 270 (–14) 25,000
Nov 17 World Open Golf Championship North Carolina United States Miller Barber (8) 570 (+2) 100,000
Dec 1 Walt Disney World Golf Classic Florida United States Jack Nicklaus (52) 275 (–13) 30,000

Awards

Award Winner Country
Money winner Jack Nicklaus  United States
PGA Player of the Year Jack Nicklaus  United States
Scoring leader (Vardon Trophy) Bruce Crampton  Australia

External links

  • PGA Tour official site
  • 1973 season coverage at golfstats.com
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