The 2008 PGA Tour season ran from January 3 to November 9. The season consisted of 49 official money events. This included four major championships and three World Golf Championships, which are also sanctioned by the European Tour. There were also five unofficial events played in November and December.
The following table lists the main season events for 2008. The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names are the number of wins they had on the tour up to and including that event.
The following events did not carry official money.
|Mar 25||Tavistock Cup||Florida||Team Isleworth||2,600,000||1,000,000||Two 10-player teams|
|Jun 24||CVS Caremark Charity Classic||Rhode Island|| Camilo Villegas &
|1,350,000||125,000||10 two-player teams|
|Sep 21||Ryder Cup||Kentucky||Team USA||n/a||Two 12-man teams|
|Oct 15||PGA Grand Slam of Golf||Bermuda||Jim Furyk||1,350,000||600,000||Four-player field|
|Oct 28||Kiwi Challenge||New Zealand||Hunter Mahan||2,600,000||1,500,000||Four-player field|
|Nov 3||ADT Skills Challenge||Florida|| Greg Norman &
|Nov 11||Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge||Nevada||Champions Tour team||1,000,000||166,666||Three three-player teams|
|Nov 30||Omega Mission Hills World Cup||China|| Robert Karlsson
& Henrik Stenson
|5,500,000||1,700,000||28 two-man teams|
|Nov 30||LG Skins Game||California||K. J. Choi||1,000,000||415,000||Four-player field|
|Dec 7||Del Webb Father/Son Challenge||Florida|| Larry Nelson
& Drew Nelson
|Dec 8||PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament||California||Harrison Frazar||1,057,500||50,000|
|Dec 14||Merrill Lynch Shootout||Florida|| Scott Hoch &
|3,000,000||365,000||12 two-player teams|
|Dec 21||Chevron World Challenge||California||Vijay Singh||5,750,000||1,350,000||18-player field|
This shows the money leaders for the 2008 PGA Tour season. These figures do not include FedEx Cup bonus money.
|Rank||Player||Country||Events||Prize money ($)|
|2||Tiger Woods||United States||6||5,775,000|
|3||Phil Mickelson||United States||21||5,118,875|
|5||Kenny Perry||United States||26||4,663,794|
|6||Anthony Kim||United States||22||4,656,265|
|9||Stewart Cink||United States||22||3,963,661|
|10||Justin Leonard||United States||25||3,943,542|
There is a full list on the PGA Tour's website here.
- Each tournament is allocated a certain number of Official World Golf Rankings points for its champion, and points for lower finishes are based on a sliding scale. The major championships and the Players Championship have fixed allocations, but the points of the other tournaments depend on the strength of the field.