1996 Nike Tour

The 1996 Nike Tour season was the seventh season of the Nike Tour, the PGA Tour's official developmental tour, now known as the Web.com Tour. The top ten players on the final money list earned PGA Tour cards for 1997.


The season ran from February 22 to October 20 and consisted of 29 events. All of the tournament names began with "Nike", e. g. "Nike San Jose Open"; this is eliminated here for brevity.[1]

Date Tournament Location Winner
Feb 26 San Jose Open California United States Larry Silveira (1)
Mar 3 Inland Empire Open California United States Jim Estes (1)
Mar 17 Monterrey Open Mexico United States David Berganio, Jr. (1)
Mar 31 Louisiana Open Louisiana United States Paul Stankowski (1)
Apr 7 Tallahassee Open Florida United States P. J. Cowan (1)
Apr 14 South Carolina Classic South Carolina United States Dave Rummells (1)
Apr 21 Alabama Classic Alabama United States P. H. Horgan III (3)
Apr 28 Shreveport Open Louisiana United States Tim Loustalot (2)
May 12 Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic Mississippi United States Joe Durant (1)
May 19 Carolina Classic North Carolina Canada Glen Hnatiuk (3)
May 26 Greater Greenville Classic South Carolina United States Michael Christie (2)
Jun 2 Dominion Open Virginia United States Olin Browne (4)
Jun 9 Cleveland Open Ohio United States Greg Twiggs (1)
Jun 16 Knoxville Open Tennessee United States Eric Johnson (1)
Jun 23 Ozarks Open Missouri United States Stewart Cink (1)
Jun 30 Dakota Dunes Open South Dakota United States Gary Webb (1)
Jul 14 Buffalo Open New York United States Jimmy Green (1)
Jul 21 Philadelphia Classic North Carolina United States Brett Quigley (1)
Jul 28 Miami Valley Open Ohio United States J. P. Hayes (1)
Aug 4 Gateway Classic Missouri United States Tim Conley (2)
Aug 11 Omaha Classic Nebraska United States Rocky Walcher (1)
Aug 18 Wichita Open Kansas United States Rick Cramer (1)
Aug 25 Permian Basin Open Texas United States Michael Christie (3)
Sep 8 Colorado Classic Colorado United States Stewart Cink (2)
Sep 14 Utah Classic Utah United States Michael Christie (4)
Sep 22 Boise Open Idaho United States Matt Gogel (1)
Sep 29 Tri-Cities Open Washington New Zealand Phil Tataurangi (1)
Oct 6 Olympia Open Washington United States Michael Clark II (1)
Oct 20 Nike Tour Championship Georgia United States Stewart Cink (3)

Money list

The top ten players on the final money list earned PGA Tour cards for 1997.[2][3]

RankPlayerCountryEarnings ($)
1 Stewart Cink  United States 251,699
2 Michael Christie  United States 193,971
3 Joe Durant  United States 159,386
4 David Berganio, Jr.  United States 146,047
5 Brett Quigley  United States 123,763
6 Dave Rummells  United States 122,778
7 P. H. Horgan III  United States 120,760
8 Lee Porter  United States 108,030
9 Skip Kendall  United States 107,396
10 Eric Johnson  United States 103,929

See also


  1. "Web.com Tour chronology". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  2. "Web.com Tour past players gaining exempt PGA Tour status". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  3. "1996 Nike Tour money list". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
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