Golfing Records - Vardon Trophy Winners

Here is a list of the scoring average leaders on the PGA tour for each year. The leader each year is awarded The Vardon Trophy, presented by the PGA of America. The award was first given in 1937, initially on the basis of a points system, before it changed to the average system in 1947. After 1988, the trophy went to the golfer with the lowest adjusted scoring average over a minimum of 60 rounds.


2016 - Dustin Johnson 69.17
2015 - Jordan Spieth 68.91
2014 - Rory McIlroy 68.83
2013 - Tiger Woods 68.98
2012 - Rory McIlroy 68.87
2011 - Luke Donald 68.86
2010 - Matt Kuchar 69.61
2009 - Tiger Woods 68.05
2008 - Sergio Garcia, 69.12
2007 - Tiger Woods, 67.79
2006 - Jim Furyk, 68.86
2005 - Tiger Woods, 68.66
2004 - Vijay Singh, 68.84
2003 - Tiger Woods, 68.41
2002 - Tiger Woods, 68.56
2001 - Tiger Woods, 68.81
2000 - Tiger Woods, 67.79
1999 - Tiger Woods, 68.43
1998 - David Duval, 69.13
1997 - Nick Price, 68.98
1996 - Tom Lehman, 69.32
1995 - Steve Elkington, 69.92
1994 - Greg Norman, 68.81
1993 - Nick Price, 69.11
1992 - Fred Couples, 69.38
1991 - Fred Couples, 69.59
1990 - Greg Norman, 69.10
1989 - Greg Norman, 69.49
1988 - Chip Beck, 69.46
1987 - Dan Pohl, 70.25
1986 - Scott Hoch, 70.08
1985 - Don Pooley, 70.36
1984 - Calvin Peete, 70.56
1983 - Raymond Floyd, 70.61
1982 - Tom Kite, 70.21
1981 - Tom Kite, 69.80
1980 - Lee Trevino, 69.73
1979 - Tom Watson, 70.27
1978 - Tom Watson, 70.16
1977 - Tom Watson, 70.32
1976 - Don January, 70.56
1975 - Bruce Crampton, 70.51
1974 - Lee Trevino, 70.53
1973 - Bruce Crampton, 70.57
1972 - Lee Trevino, 70.89
1971 - Lee Trevino, 70.27
1970 - Lee Trevino, 70.64
1969 - Dave Hill, 70.34
1968 - Billy Casper, 69.82
1967 - Arnold Palmer, 70.18
1966 - Billy Casper, 70.27
1965 - Billy Casper, 70.85
1964 - Arnold Palmer, 70.01
1963 - Billy Casper, 70.58
1962 - Arnold Palmer, 70.27
1961 - Arnold Palmer, 69.85
1960 - Billy Casper, 69.95
1959 - Art Wall, 70.35
1958 - Bob Rosburg, 70.11
1957 - Dow Finsterwald, 70.30
1956 - Cary Middlecoff, 70.35
1955 - Sam Snead, 69.86
1954 - E.J. "Dutch" Harrison, 70.41
1953 - Lloyd Mangrum, 70.22
1952 - Jack Burke, 70.54
1951 - Lloyd Mangrum, 70.05
1950 - Sam Snead, 69.23
1949 - Sam Snead, 69.37
1948 - Ben Hogan, 69.30
1947 - Jimmy Demaret, 69.90
1941 - Ben Hogan, 494 points
1940 - Ben Hogan, 423 points
1939 - Byron Nelson, 473 points
1938 - Sam Snead, 520 points
1937 - Harry Cooper, 500 points

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