The 1972 PGA Tour season was played from January 6 to December 3. The season consisted of 47 official money events. Jack Nicklaus won the most tournaments, seven, and there were five first-time winners. The tournament results and award winners are listed below.
The following table shows all the official money events for the 1972 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.
Rogelio Gonzales suspension
At the Greater New Orleans Open, Tour rookie golfer from Colombia Rogelio Gonzales was disqualified after it was learned he had changed his scorecard earlier in the tournament. In addition to his disqualification, the PGA Tour lifted Gonzales playing privileges.
|Money winner||Jack Nicklaus||United States|
|PGA Player of the Year||Jack Nicklaus||United States|
|Scoring leader (Vardon Trophy)||Lee Trevino||United States|
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