Golf The Players Championship

The Players Championship Past Winners

The Players Championship
Year Player Country Score To par 1st Prize ($) Purse ($)
2015            
2014 Martin Kaymer Germany 275 -13 1,800,000 10,000,000
2013 Tiger Woods United States 275 -13 1,710,000 9,500,000
2012 Matt Kuchar United States 275 -13 1,710,000 9,500,000
2011 K. J. Choi South Korea 275 -13* 1,710,000 9,500,000
2010 Tim Clark  South Africa 272 -16 1,710,000 9,500,000
2009 Henrik Stenson  Sweden 276 -12 1,710,000 9,500,000
2008 Sergio García  Spain 283 -5* 1,710,000 9,500,000
2007 Phil Mickelson  United States 277 -11 1,620,000 9,000,000
2006 Stephen Ames  Trinidad and Tobago
 Canada
274 -14 1,440,000 8,000,000
2005 Fred Funk  United States 279 -9 1,440,000 8,000,000
2004 Adam Scott  Australia 276 -12 1,440,000 8,000,000
2003 Davis Love III (2)  United States 271 -17 1,170,000 6,500,000
2002 Craig Perks  New Zealand 280 -8 1,080,000 6,000,000
2001 Tiger Woods  United States 274 -14 1,080,000 6,000,000
2000 Hal Sutton (2)  United States 278 -10 1,080,000 6,000,000
1999 David Duval  United States 285 -3 900,000 5,000,000
1998 Justin Leonard  United States 278 -10 720,000 4,000,000
1997 Steve Elkington (2)  Australia 272 -16 630,000 3,500,000
1996 Fred Couples (2)  United States 270 -18 630,000 3,500,000
1995 Lee Janzen  United States 283 -5 540,000 3,000,000
1994 Greg Norman  Australia 264 -24 450,000 2,500,000
1993 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 270 -18 450,000 2,500,000
1992 Davis Love III (1)  United States 273 -15 324,000 1,800,000
1991 Steve Elkington (1)  Australia 276 -12 288,000 1,600,000
1990 Jodie Mudd  United States 278 -10 270,000 1,500,000
1989 Tom Kite  United States 279 -9 243,000 1,350,000
1988 Mark McCumber  United States 273 -15 225,000 1,250,000
Tournament Players Championship
Year Player Country Score To par 1st Prize ($) Purse ($)
1987 Sandy Lyle  Scotland 274 -14* 180,000 1,000,000
1986 John Mahaffey United States 275 -13 162,000 900,000
1985 Calvin Peete United States 274 -14 162,000 900,000
1984 Fred Couples (1) United States 277 -11 144,000 800,000
1983 Hal Sutton (1) United States 283 -5 126,000 700,000
1982 Jerry Pate United States 280 -8 90,000 500,000
1981 Raymond Floyd United States 285 -3* 72,000 400,000
1980 Lee Trevino United States 278 -10 72,000 400,000
1979 Lanny Wadkins United States 283 -5 72,000 400,000
1978 Jack Nicklaus (3) United States 289 +1 60,000 300,000
1977 Mark Hayes United States 289 +1 60,000 300,000
1976 Jack Nicklaus (2) United States 269 -19 60,000 300,000
1975 Al Geiberger United States 270 -10 50,000 250,000
1974 Jack Nicklaus (1) United States 272 -16 50,000 250,000

The Players Championships Multiple Winners

  • 3 wins
    • Jack Nicklaus: 1974, 1976, 1978
  • 2 wins
    • Fred Couples: 1984, 1996
    • Steve Elkington: 1991, 1997
    • Davis Love III: 1992, 2003
    • Hal Sutton: 1983, 2000