1997 SCHEDULE

Dates
Tournament
Champion
Jan 3 - 4
Accenture World Championship of Golf
Grayhawk GC (Raptor), Scottsdale, Arizona 
Greg Norman, Sam Torrance, Hisayuki Sasaki
Jan 9 - 12
Mercedes Championships
La Costa CC, Carlsbad, California  • Purse: $1,200,000
Tiger Woods
$216,000
Jan 14 - 19
Bob Hope Chrysler Classic
Bermuda Dunes CC, Bermuda Dunes, California  • Purse: $1,500,000
John Cook
$270,000
Jan 22 - 26
Phoenix Open
TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona  • Purse: $1,500,000
Steve Jones
$270,000
Jan 29 - Feb 2
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Pebble Beach GL, Pebble Beach, California  • Purse: $1,900,000
Mark O'Meara
$342,000
Feb 5 - 9
Buick Invitational
Torrey Pines GC (North), San Diego, California  • Purse: $1,500,000
Mark O'Meara
$270,000
Feb 12 - 16
United Airlines Hawaiian Open
Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii  • Purse: $1,200,000
Paul Stankowski
$216,000
Feb 19 - 23
Tucson Chrysler Classic
Omni Tucson National Resort, Tucson, Arizona  • Purse: $1,300,000
Jeff Sluman
$234,000
Feb 26 - Mar 2
Nissan Open
Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, California  • Purse: $1,400,000
Nick Faldo
$252,000
Mar 1 - 2
Accenture WCG-Japan
Golden Palm CC, Kagoshima,  Japan 
Hajime Meshiai
Mar 5 - 9
Doral-Ryder Open
Doral CC (Blue), Miami, Florida  • Purse: $1,800,000
Steve Elkington
$324,000
Mar 12 - 16
Honda Classic
TPC Heron Bay, Coral Springs, Florida  • Purse: $1,500,000
Stuart Appleby
$270,000
Mar 19 - 23
Bay Hill Invitational
Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando, Florida  • Purse: $1,500,000
Phil Mickelson
$270,000
Mar 26 - 30
THE PLAYERS Championship
TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida  • Purse: $3,500,000
Steve Elkington
$630,000
Apr 2 - 6
Freeport-McDermott Classic
English Turn G&CC, New Orleans, Louisiana  • Purse: $1,500,000
Brad Faxon
$270,000
Apr 9 - 13
Masters Tournament
Augusta National GC, Augusta, Georgia  • Purse: $2,700,000
Tiger Woods
$486,000
Apr 16 - 20
MCI Classic
Harbour Town GL, Hilton Head, South Carolina  • Purse: $1,500,000
Nick Price
$270,000
Apr 21 - 22
Accenture WCG-United States
Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, Georgia 
Davis Love III
Apr 23 - 27
Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic
Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, North Carolina  • Purse: $1,900,000
Frank Nobilo
$342,000
Apr 30 - May 4
Shell Houston Open
TPC Woodlands, The Woodlands, Texas  • Purse: $1,600,000
Phil Blackmar
$288,000
May 7 - 11
BellSouth Classic
TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Georgia  • Purse: $1,500,000
Scott McCarron
$270,000
May 14 - 18
GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic
TPC Four Seasons Resort, Irving, Texas  • Purse: $1,800,000
Tiger Woods
$324,000
May 19 - 20
Accenture WCG-Europe
Buckinghamshire GC, Thame,  England 
Colin Montgomerie
May 21 - 25
MasterCard Colonial
Colonial CC, Fort Worth, Texas  • Purse: $1,600,000
David Frost
$288,000
May 29 - Jun 1
Memorial Tournament
Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio  • Purse: $1,900,000
Vijay Singh
$342,000
Jun 4 - 8
Kemper Open
TPC Avenel, Potomac, Maryland  • Purse: $1,500,000
Justin Leonard
$270,000
Jun 11 - 15
U.S. Open Championship
Congressional CC (Blue), Bethesda, Maryland  • Purse: $2,600,000
Ernie Els
$465,000
Jun 18 - 22
Buick Classic
Westchester CC, Harrison, New York  • Purse: $1,500,000
Ernie Els
$270,000
Jun 25 - 29
FedEx St. Jude Classic
TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee  • Purse: $1,500,000
Greg Norman
$270,000
Jul 2 - 6
Motorola Western Open
Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, Illinois  • Purse: $2,000,000
Tiger Woods
$360,000
Jul 9 - 13
Quad City Classic
Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Illinois  • Purse: $1,350,000
David Toms
$243,000
Jul 16 - 20
Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic
Annandale GC, Madison, Mississippi  • Purse: $1,000,000
Billy Ray Brown
$180,000
Jul 16 - 20
The Open Championship
Royal Troon GC, Troon,  Scotland  • Purse: $2,553,964
Justin Leonard
$418,875
Jul 23 - 27
Canon Greater Hartford Open
TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut  • Purse: $1,500,000
Stewart Cink
$270,000
Jul 28 - Aug 29
Accenture WCG-International
Blackwolf Run GC, Kohler, Wisconsin 
Ernie Els
Jul 30 - Aug 3
Sprint International
Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, Colorado  • Purse: $1,700,000
Phil Mickelson
$306,000
Aug 6 - 10
Buick Open
Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan  • Purse: $1,500,000
Vijay Singh
$270,000
Aug 13 - 17
PGA Championship
Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, New York  • Purse: $2,600,000
Davis Love III
$470,000
Aug 20 - 24
Greater Vancouver Open
Northview G&CC, ,    • Purse: $1,500,000
Mark Calcavecchia
$270,000
Aug 20 - 24
NEC World Series of Golf
Firestone GC, Akron, Ohio  • Purse: $2,200,000
Greg Norman
$396,000
Aug 27 - 31
Greater Milwaukee Open
Brown Deer Park GC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin  • Purse: $1,300,000
Scott Hoch
$234,000
Sep 3 - 7
Bell Canadian Open
Royal Montreal GC (Blue), Ile Bizard, Quebec,  Canada  • Purse: $1,500,000
Steve Jones
$270,000
Sep 10 - 14
CVS Charity Classic
Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, Massachusetts  • Purse: $1,200,000
Loren Roberts
$216,000
Sep 17 - 21
LaCantera Texas Open
LaCantera GC (Resort), San Antonio, Texas  • Purse: $1,400,000
Tim Herron
$252,000
Sep 24 - 28
B.C. Open
En-Joie GC, Endicott, New York  • Purse: $1,300,000
Gabriel Hjertstedt
$234,000
Sep 24 - 28
Ryder Cup
Valderrama GC, ,   
Nick Faldo, Bernhard Langer, Ian Woosnam, José María Olazábal, Per-Ulrik Johansson, Colin Montgomerie, Thomas Bjørn, Jesper Parnevik, Costantino Rocca, Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Ignacio Garrido
Oct 1 - 5
Buick Challenge
Callaway Gardens, ,    • Purse: $1,200,000
Davis Love III
$216,000
Oct 8 - 12
Michelob Championship at Kingsmill
Kingsmill GC, Williamsburg, Virginia  • Purse: $1,550,000
David Duval
$279,000
Oct 15 - 19
Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic
Magnolia GC, Lake Buena Vista, Florida  • Purse: $1,500,000
David Duval
$270,000
Oct 21 - 26
Las Vegas Invitational
TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada  • Purse: $1,800,000
Bill Glasson
$324,000
Oct 29 - Nov 2
THE TOUR Championship
Champions GC, Houston, Texas  • Purse: $4,000,000
David Duval
$720,000
Nov 5 - 9
Sarazen World Open Championship
The Legends at Chateau Elan, Braselton, Georgia  • Purse: $2,000,000
Mark Calcavecchia
$360,000
Nov 5 - 9
Lincoln-Mercury Kapalua International
Kapalua Resort (Plantation), Walton--on-the-Hill, Surrey,  England  • Purse: $1,200,000
Davis Love III
$216,000
Nov 13 - 16
Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout
Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, California  • Purse: $1,100,000
Bruce Lietzke, Scott McCarron
$150,000
Nov 16 - 18
MasterCard PGA Grand Slam
Poipu Bay Resort, Kauai, Hawaii  • Purse: $1,000,000
Ernie Els
$400,000
Nov 19 - 23
The World Cup of Golf
Kiawah Island Resort (Ocean), Melbourne, Victoria,  Australia  • Purse: $1,500,000
Paul McGinley, Padraig Harrington
$200,000
Nov 28 - 30
Skins Game
Rancho La Quinta, Ranch La Quinta GC, California  • Purse: $600,000
Tom Lehman
$300,000
Dec 2 - 8
PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament
Grenelefe Resort (West), Haines City, Florida  • Purse: $500,000
Scott Verplank
$30,000
Dec 3 - 7
JCPenney Classic
Innisbrook Resort, ,    • Purse: $1,500,000
Clarence Rose
$187,500
Dec 13 - 14
Diners Club Matches
PGA West (Nicklaus), La Quinta, California  • Purse: $700,000
Steve Elkington, Jeff Maggert
$110,000
Dec 20 - 21
Wendy's Three-Tour Challenge
PGA West (Nicklaus), La Quinta, California  • Purse: $700,000
Fred Couples, Phil Mickelson, Tom Lehman
$100,000