1996 SCHEDULE

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Dates
Tournament
Champion
Jan 3 - 7, 1996
Mercedes Championships
La Costa CC, Carlsbad, California  • Purse: $1,000,000
Mark O'Meara
$180,000
Jan 10 - 14, 1996
Nortel Open
Tucson National GC, Tucson, Arizona  • Purse: $1,250,000
Phil Mickelson
$225,000
Jan 16 - 21, 1996
Bob Hope Chrysler Classic
Bermuda Dunes CC, Bermuda Dunes, California  • Purse: $1,300,000
Mark Brooks
$234,000
Jan 23 - 27, 1996
Phoenix Open
TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona  • Purse: $1,300,000
Phil Mickelson
$234,000
Jan 31 - Feb 4, 1996
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Poppy Hills GC, ,    • Purse: $1,500,000
 
Feb 7 - 11, 1996
Buick Invitational
Torrey Pines GC (South), San Diego, California  • Purse: $1,200,000
Davis Love III
$216,000
Feb 14 - 18, 1996
United Airlines Hawaiian Open
Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii  • Purse: $1,200,000
Jim Furyk
$216,000
Feb 21 - 25, 1996
Nissan Open
Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, California  • Purse: $1,200,000
Craig Stadler
$216,000
Feb 28 - Mar 3, 1996
Doral-Ryder Open
Doral CC (Blue), Miami, Florida  • Purse: $1,800,000
Greg Norman
$324,000
Mar 6 - 10, 1996
Honda Classic
TPC Eagle Trace, Coral Springs, Florida  • Purse: $1,300,000
Tim Herron
$234,000
Mar 13 - 17, 1996
Bay Hill Invitational
Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando, Florida  • Purse: $1,200,000
Paul Goydos
$216,000
Mar 20 - 24, 1996
Freeport-McDermott Classic
English Turn G&CC, New Orleans, Louisiana  • Purse: $1,200,000
Scott McCarron
$216,000
Mar 27 - 31, 1996
THE PLAYERS Championship
TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida  • Purse: $3,500,000
Fred Couples
$630,000
Mar 30 - 31, 1996
Accenture WCG-Japan
Golden Palm CC, Kagoshima,  Japan 
Hisayuki Sasaki
Apr 3 - 7, 1996
BellSouth Classic
Atlanta CC,  ,    • Purse: $1,300,000
Paul Stankowski
$234,000
Apr 10 - 14, 1996
Masters Tournament
Augusta National GC, Augusta, Georgia  • Purse: $2,500,000
Nick Faldo
$450,000
Apr 17 - 21, 1996
MCI Classic
Harbour Town GL, Hilton Head, South Carolina  • Purse: $1,400,000
Loren Roberts
$252,000
Apr 22 - 23, 1996
Accenture WCG-United States
Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, Georgia 
Scott Hoch
Apr 24 - 28, 1996
Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic
Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, North Carolina  • Purse: $1,800,000
Mark O'Meara
$324,000
May 1 - 5, 1996
Shell Houston Open
TPC Woodlands, The Woodlands, Texas  • Purse: $1,500,000
Mark Brooks
$270,000
May 8 - 12, 1996
GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic
TPC Four Seasons Resort, Irving, Texas  • Purse: $1,500,000
Phil Mickelson
$270,000
May 15 - 19, 1996
MasterCard Colonial
Colonial CC, Fort Worth, Texas  • Purse: $1,500,000
Corey Pavin
$270,000
May 20 - 21, 1996
Accenture WCG-Eurpoe
The Oxfordshire GC, Thame,  England 
Sam Torrance
May 22 - 26, 1996
Kemper Open
TPC Avenel, Potomac, Maryland  • Purse: $1,500,000
Steve Stricker
$270,000
May 29 - Jun 2, 1996
Memorial Tournament
Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio  • Purse: $1,800,000
Tom Watson
$324,000
Jun 5 - 9, 1996
Buick Classic
Westchester CC, Harrison, New York  • Purse: $1,200,000
Ernie Els
$216,000
Jun 12 - 16, 1996
U.S. Open Championship
Oakland Hills CC, Birmingham, Michigan  • Purse: $2,400,000
Steve Jones
$425,000
Jun 19 - 23, 1996
FedEx St. Jude Classic
TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee  • Purse: $1,350,000
John Cook
$243,000
Jun 26 - 30, 1996
Canon Greater Hartford Open
TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut  • Purse: $1,500,000
D.A. Weibring
$270,000
Jul 3 - 7, 1996
Motorola Western Open
Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, Illinois  • Purse: $2,000,000
Steve Stricker
$360,000
Jul 10 - 14, 1996
Michelob Championship at Kingsmill
Kingsmill GC, Williamsburg, Virginia  • Purse: $1,250,000
Scott Hoch
$225,000
Jul 17 - 21, 1996
Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic
Annandale GC, Madison, Mississippi  • Purse: $1,000,000
Willie Wood
$180,000
Jul 17 - 21, 1996
The Open Championship
Royal Lytham & St. Anne's, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire,  England  • Purse: $2,124,120
Tom Lehman
$310,000
Jul 24 - 28, 1996
CVS Charity Classic
Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, Massachusetts  • Purse: $1,200,000
John Cook
$216,000
Jul 29 - 30, 1996
Accenture WCG-International
Blackwolf Run GC, Kohler, Wisconsin 
Greg Norman
Jul 31 - Aug 4, 1996
Buick Open
Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan  • Purse: $1,200,000
Justin Leonard
$216,000
Aug 7 - 11, 1996
PGA Championship
Valhalla GC, Louisville, Kentucky  • Purse: $2,400,000
Mark Brooks
$430,000
Aug 14 - 18, 1996
Sprint International
Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, Colorado  • Purse: $1,600,000
Clarence Rose
$288,000
Aug 21 - 25, 1996
NEC World Series of Golf
Firestone GC, Akron, Ohio  • Purse: $2,100,000
Phil Mickelson
$378,000
Aug 21 - 25, 1996
Greater Vancouver Open
Northview G&CC,  ,    • Purse: $1,000,000
Guy Boros
$180,000
Aug 28 - Sep 1, 1996
Greater Milwaukee Open
Brown Deer Park GC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin  • Purse: $1,200,000
Loren Roberts
$216,000
Sep 5 - 8, 1996
Bell Canadian Open
Glen Abbey GC, Oakville,Ontario,    • Purse: $1,500,000
Dudley Hart
$270,000
Sep 11 - 15, 1996
Quad City Classic
Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Illinois  • Purse: $1,200,000
Ed Fiori
$216,000
Sep 11 - 15, 1996
Presidents Cup
Robert Trent Jones GC, Prince William County, Virginia 
Mark Brooks, Fred Couples, Scott Hoch, Tom Lehman, Davis Love III, Phil Mickelson, Mark O'Meara, Corey Pavin, Kenny Perry, Steve Stricker, David Duval, Justin Leonard
Sep 19 - 22, 1996
B.C. Open
En-Joie GC, Endicott, New York  • Purse: $1,000,000
Fred Funk
$180,000
Sep 27 - 29, 1996
Buick Challenge
Callaway Gardens,  ,    • Purse: $1,000,000
Michael Bradley
$180,000
Oct 1 - 6, 1996
Las Vegas Invitational
TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada  • Purse: $1,650,000
Tiger Woods
$297,000
Oct 9 - 13, 1996
LaCantera Texas Open
LaCantera GC (Resort), San Antonio, Texas  • Purse: $1,200,000
David Ogrin
$216,000
Oct 16 - 20, 1996
Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic
Magnolia GC, Lake Buena Vista, Florida  • Purse: $1,200,000
Tiger Woods
$216,000
Oct 23 - 27, 1996
THE TOUR Championship
Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma   • Purse: $3,000,000
Tom Lehman
$540,000
Oct 30 - Nov 3, 1996
Sarazen World Open Championship
The Legends at Chateau Elan, Braselton, Georgia  • Purse: $1,900,000
Frank Nobilo
$342,000
Nov 6 - 10, 1996
Lincoln-Mercury Kapalua International
Kapalua Resort (Plantation), Walton--on-the-Hill, Surrey,  England  • Purse: $1,200,000
Paul Stankowski
$216,000
Nov 13 - 15, 1996
MasterCard PGA Grand Slam
Poipu Bay Resort, Kauai, Hawaii  • Purse: $1,000,000
Tom Lehman
$400,000
Nov 14 - 17, 1996
Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout
Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, California  • Purse: $1,100,000
Jay Haas, Tom Kite
$150,000
Nov 20 - 24, 1996
The World Cup of Golf
Erinvale GC,  ,    • Purse: $1,500,000
Wayne Westner, Ernie Els
$200,000
Nov 29 - Dec 1, 1996
Skins Game
Rancho La Quinta, Ranch La Quinta GC, California  • Purse: $540,000
Fred Couples
$280,000
Nov 30 - Dec 6, 1996
PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament
La Purisima GC,  ,    • Purse: $150,000
Allen Doyle
$12,500
Dec 5 - 8, 1996
JCPenney Classic
Innisbrook Resort,  ,    • Purse: $750,000
Mike Hulbert
$187,500
Dec 13 - 15, 1996
Diners Club Matches
PGA West (Nicklaus), La Quinta, California  • Purse: $700,000
Tom Lehman, Duffy Waldorf
$110,000