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The Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that level's Qualifying School (the main tour's qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as "Q-School") to earn their PGA Tour card, or who have done so but then failed to win enough money to stay at that level. Nationwide Tour logo This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... In professonal golf the term Qualifying school is used for the annual qualifying tournaments for leading golf tours such as the U.S. based PGA and LPGA Tours and the European Tour. ... In professonal golf the term Qualifying school is used for the annual qualifying tournaments for leading golf tours such as the U.S. based PGA and LPGA Tours and the European Tour. ...

The earlier "satellite tour" was formalised by the PGA Tour in 1990 and was initially called the Ben Hogan Tour in honor of late golfing great Ben Hogan. In 1990 there were thirty events, and the typical prize fund was $100,000. The name was later changed to the Nike Tour, and the Buy.com Tour in naming rights deals. The current name is a result of the purchase of naming rights by the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company of Columbus, Ohio. In 2006 there are thirty one events, one each in Australia, New Zealand and Panama, and the others all in the United States. The event in Australia is co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia and has a US$1 million prize fund. Prize funds at the other events range from $450,000 to $750,000, which is about one tenth of the level on the PGA Tour. Ben Hogan Ben Hogan (August 13, 1912 - July 25, 1997) was a professional golf player. ... Nike, Inc. ... Naming rights are the right to name a piece of property, either tangible property or an event, usually granted in exchange for financial considerations. ... Diversity Nationwide received a 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign starting in 2004, the third year of the report. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Official website: http://www. ... The PGA Tour of Australasia is a prominent golf tour for men. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...

Money list winners

  • 2005 Troy Matteson - $495,009
  • 2004 Jimmy Walker - $371,346
  • 2003 Zach Johnson - $494,882
  • 2002 Patrick Moore - $381,965
  • 2001 Chad Campbell - $394,552
  • 2000 Spike McRoy - $300,638
  • 1999 Carl Paulson -$223,051
  • 1998 Bob Burns - $178,664
  • 1997 Chris Smith - $225,201
  • 1996 Stewart Cink - $251,699
  • 1995 Jerry Kelly - $188,878
  • 1994 Chris Perry - $167,148
  • 1993 Sean Murphy - $166,293
  • 1992 John Flannery - $164,115
  • 1991 Tom Lehman - $141,934
  • 1990 Jeff Maggert - $108,644

The KoL logo. ... Chad Campbell (born May 31, 1974 in Andrews, Texas} is an American professional golfer. ... Stewart Cink (b May 21, 1973 Huntsville, Alabama) is an American golfer who has featured in the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings at times. ... Jerry Kelly (born in Madison, Wisconsin on November 23 1966) is an American golfer. ... Tom Lehman (born March 7, 1959 in Austin, Minnesota) is an American professional golfer. ...

See also

// Introduction Professional golf is one of the more lucrative sports in the world for both men and women, but it is has a very different structure from other sports, especially team sports. ... The Challenge Tour is the second tier mens professional golf tour in Europe. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to various perspectives about Europes borders. ... // The PGA European Tour, is an organisation which operates the three leading mens professional golf tours in Europe: the elite European Tour, the European Seniors Tour and the developmental Challenge Tour. ... The NGA Hooters Tour is the third-tier mens golf tour in the United States after the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. ...

External link

  • Official site

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Hogan was known as Bantam Ben, the Hawk, the Wee Ice Mon or simply Mr.
Hogan, who was childless, was obsessed with a game whose secrets, he said, were in the dirt.
Hogan was a consummate shot maker but struggled with his putting, especially late in his career.
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Utah's best overall team finish of the year was the season opening Alaska-Anchorage Invite, where the Utes' took third on the their own Olympic training venues.
Utah was also acknowledged for its academic success in the classroom this season, finishing with nine Academic All-Americans.
Utah was home to 17 student-athletes on the spring honor roll, while five of those skiers were named to the spring Dean's List.
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