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1982 Tournament Players Championship

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Dates  March 18–21, 1982
Par  72
Tour(s)  PGA Tour
Length  6,857 yards (6,270 m)
1982 Tournament Players Championship
Location  Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Course(s)  TPC Sawgrass, Stadium Course

The 1982 Tournament Players Championship was a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, held March 18–21 at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, southeast of Jacksonville. It was the ninth Tournament Players Championship.


Playing an orange ball, Jerry Pate shot a final round 67 (–5) to win by two strokes over runners-up Scott Simpson and Brad Bryant. Pate started the final round three strokes behind the leaders, in a tie for sixth place. Following his win, Pate pushed tour commissioner Deane Beman and course designer Pete Dye into the lake along the 18th green, and then joined them.


This was the first Tournament Players Championship held at the TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course; its 1982 setup measured 6,857 yards (6,270 m).

Final round

Sunday, March 21, 1982



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  • References

    1982 Tournament Players Championship Wikipedia

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