Hill surpasses $1M for Senior season

December 16, 1991

DORADO, Puerto Rico -- Mike Hill became the biggest money-winner in American golf yesterday with his two-stroke victory in the Senior PGA Tour's season-ending Champions tournament.

Hill collected $150,000 as the tournament winner and another $150,000 from a season-long bonus pool and finished the season with $1,065,657. That's almost twice the amount -- $573,724 -- he won in a 16-year career on the regular tour.

Hill also surpassed the money total of the leader on the regular PGA Tour: Corey Pavin with $979,430.

Mike Hill, $150,000 70-65-67202 Jim Colbert, $110,000 69-69-66204 Bob Charles, $80,000 74-63-68205 Al Geiberger, $54,000 72-68-68208 George Archer, $54,000 71-67-70208 Simon Hobday, $36,000 70-71-68209 Don January, $36,000 67-71-71209

Harold Henning, $36,000 72-67-70209 Walter Zembriski, $27,667 68-72-70210

Don Massengale, $27,667 71-70-69210

Bruce Crampton, $27,667 70-68-72210 Gibby Gilbert, $22,625 70-74-67211 Lee Trevino, $22,625 73-70-68211 J.C.Snead, $22,625 70-72-69211 Terry Dill, $22,625 72-67-72211 Dave Hill, $20,250 70-69-73212 Jim Dent, $20,250 70-68-74212

Larry Laoretti, $19,500 75-70-68213 Bobby Nichols, $18,250 71-74-69214 Jim Albus, $18,250 75-70-69214 Miller Barber, $18,250 73-70-71214 Jim Ferree, $18,250 71-69-74214 Dale Douglass, $17,000 71-72-72215 Dick Hendrickson, $16,250 72-71-73216 Orville Moody, $16,250 68-74-74216 Chi Chi Rodriguez, $15,083 75-73-69217 Charles Coody, $15,083 70-77-70217 Tom Shaw, $15,083 71-73-73217 Dewitt Weaver, $14,500 74-75-71220

Rocky Thompson, $14,250 77-73-72222

LPGA World Match Play

PRINCEVILLE, Hawaii -- Defending champion Betsy King defeated Dawn Coe, 2 and 1, in quarterfinal action as the rain-delayed tournament resumed.

King fell one hole behind when Coe birdied the par-5, 495-yard third hole, but drew even with a birdie on the par-4, 390-yard seventh at the Princeville Resort's Makai Course.

King won the next two holes with birdies and took the 13th with a par before the match ended with her losing the 16th with a bogey.

In other matches, Deb Richard defeated Kristi Albers, 3 and 2; Michelle Estill beat Tina Barrett, 4 and 3; and Chris Tschetter defeated Martha Nause, 1-up.

Results:

Deb Richard def. Kristi Albers, 3 and 2.

Michelle Estill def. Tina Barrett, 4 and 3.

Betsy King def. Dawn Coe, 2 and 1

Kris Tschetter def. Martha Nause, 1 up

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