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The PGA Championship
PGA Championship
(often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship or U.S. PGA outside the United States) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional
Professional
Golfers' Association of America. It is one of the four major championships in professional golf, and it is the golf season's final major, played in mid-August on the third weekend prior to Labor Day
Labor Day
weekend. (It was rescheduled for 2016 to late July to accommodate golf's return to the Olympics.) It is an official money event on the PGA Tour, European Tour, and Japan Golf Tour, with a purse of $10 million since the 97th edition in 2015. In line with the other majors, winning the PGA gains privileges that improve career security. PGA champions are automatically invited to play in the other three majors (Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, and The Open Championship) and The Players Championship
The Players Championship
for the next five years, and are eligible for the PGA Championship
PGA Championship
for life.[citation needed] They receive membership on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
for the following five seasons and on the European Tour for the following seven seasons. The PGA Championship
PGA Championship
has been held at a large number of venues. Some of the early sites are now quite obscure, but in recent years, the event has generally been played at a small group of celebrated courses, each of which has also hosted several other leading events, including the U.S. Open and Ryder Cup.[citation needed]

Contents

1 History

1.1 Format 1.2 Location 1.3 Promotion

2 Qualification 3 Winners

3.1 Stroke play era winners 3.2 Match play era winners

4 Match play era details 5 Summary by course, state and region 6 Records 7 Broadcasting 8 Future sites 9 See also 10 Notes 11 References 12 External links

History[edit]

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In 1894, with 41 golf courses operating in the United States, two unofficial national championships for amateur golfers were organized. One was held at Newport Country Club
Newport Country Club
in Rhode Island, and the other at St. Andrew's Golf
Golf
Club in New York. In addition, and at the same time as the amateur event, St. Andrew's conducted an Open championship for professional golfers. None of the championships was officially sanctioned by a governing body for American golf, causing considerable controversy among players and organizers. Later in 1894 this led to the formation of the United States
United States
Golf
Golf
Association (USGA), which became the first formal golf organization in the country. After the formation of the USGA, golf quickly became a sport of national popularity and importance. In February 1916 the Professional
Professional
Golfers Association of America (PGA) was established in New York City. One month earlier, the wealthy department store owner Rodman Wanamaker
Rodman Wanamaker
hosted a luncheon with the leading golf professionals of the day at the Wykagyl Country Club in nearby New Rochelle. The attendees prepared the agenda for the formal organization of the PGA;[1] consequently, golf historians have dubbed Wykagyl "The Cradle of the PGA."[2] The new organization's first president was Robert White, one of Wykagyl's best-known golf professionals.[citation needed] The first PGA Championship
PGA Championship
was held in October 1916 at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York.[3] The winner, Jim Barnes, received $500 and a diamond-studded gold medal donated by Rodman Wanamaker. The 2016 winner, Jimmy Walker, earned $1.8 million. The champion is also awarded a replica of the Wanamaker Trophy, which was also donated by Wanamaker, to keep for one year, and a smaller-sized keeper replica Wanamaker Trophy.[4][5] Format[edit] Initially a match play event, the PGA Championship
PGA Championship
was originally played in early fall but varied from May to December. Following World War II, the championship was mostly played in late May or late June, then moved to early July in 1953 and a few weeks later in 1954, with the finals played on Tuesday. As a match play event (with a stroke play qualifier), it was not uncommon for the finalists to play over 200 holes in seven days. The 1957 event lost money,[6] and at the PGA meetings in November it was changed to stroke play, starting in 1958, with the standard 72-hole format of 18 holes per day for four days, Thursday to Sunday. Network television broadcasters, preferring a large group of well-known contenders on the final day, pressured the PGA of America
PGA of America
to make the format change.[7] During the 1960s, the PGA Championship
PGA Championship
was played the week following The Open Championship
The Open Championship
five times, making it virtually impossible for players to compete in both majors. In 1965, the PGA was contested for the first time in August, and returned in 1969, save for a one-year move to late February in 1971, played in Florida. The 2016 event was moved to late July, two weeks after the Open Championship, to accommodate the 2016 Summer Olympics in August.[8] Prior to the 2017 edition, it was announced that the PGA Championship would be moved to May on the weekend prior to Memorial Day, beginning in 2019. The PGA Tour
PGA Tour
concurrently announced that it would move its Players Championship back to March the same year; it had been moved from March to May in 2007. The PGA of America
PGA of America
cited the addition of golf to the Summer Olympics, as well as cooler weather enabling a wider array of options for host courses, as reasoning for the change. It was also believed that the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
wished to re-align its season to end sooner, so that the FedEx Cup Playoffs
FedEx Cup Playoffs
would not have to compete with the start of football season in late-August and September.[9][10][11] Location[edit] The PGA Championship
PGA Championship
is primarily played in the eastern half of the United States; only ten times has it ventured west. It was last played in the Pacific time zone 20 years ago in 1998, at Sahalee east of Seattle. The last time that the championship was played in California was in 1995, at Riviera. The 102nd edition in 2020 is scheduled for TPC Harding Park
TPC Harding Park
in San Francisco,[12][13] the first for the Bay Area and a return to California
California
after a quarter century. (The Mountain time zone has hosted three playings, all in suburban Denver; these tournaments occurred in 1941, 1967, and 1985.) Through 2018, the state of New York has hosted twelve times, followed by Ohio
Ohio
(11) and Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
(9). Promotion[edit] The tournament was previously promoted with the slogan "Glory's Last Shot". In 2013, the tagline had been dropped in favor of "The Season's Final Major", as suggested by PGA Tour
PGA Tour
commissioner Tim Finchem
Tim Finchem
whilst discussing the allowance of a one-week break in its schedule prior to the Ryder Cup. Finchem had argued that the slogan was not appropriate as it weakened the stature of events that occur after it, such as the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup
FedEx Cup
playoffs. PGA of America
PGA of America
CEO Pete Bevacqua explained that they had also had discussions with CBS, adding that "it was three entities that all quickly came to the same conclusion that, you know what, there's just not much in that tag line and we don’t feel it's doing much for the PGA Championship, so let's not stick with it. Let's think what else is out there."[14][15] For a time, the tournament used the slogan "This is Major" as a replacement.[16][17] Qualification[edit] The PGA Championship
PGA Championship
was established for the purpose of providing a high-profile tournament specifically for professional golfers at a time when they were generally not held in high esteem in a sport that was largely run by wealthy amateurs. This origin is still reflected in the entry system for the Championship. It is the only major that does not explicitly invite leading amateurs to compete (it is possible for amateurs to get into the field, although the only viable ways are by winning one of the other major championships, or winning a PGA Tour event while playing on a sponsor's exemption), and the only one that reserves a large number of places, 20 of 156, for club professionals. These slots are determined by the top finishers in the club pro championship, which is held in June. Since December 1968, the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
has been independent of the PGA of America.[18][19][20] The PGA Tour
PGA Tour
is an elite organization of tournament professionals, but the PGA Championship
PGA Championship
is still run by the PGA of America, which is mainly a body for club and teaching professionals. The PGA Championship is the only major that does not explicitly grant entry to the top 50 players in the Official World Golf
Golf
Ranking, although it invariably invites all of the top 100 (not just top 50) players who are not already qualified.[citation needed] List of qualification criteria as of 2010:

All former PGA Champions. Winners of the last five U.S. Opens. Winners of the last five Masters. Winners of the last five Open Championships. Winners of the last three The Players Championships. The current Senior PGA Champion. The low 15 scorers and ties in the previous PGA Championship. The 20 low scorers in the last PGA Professional
Professional
National Championship. The 70 leaders in official money standings on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
(starting one week prior to the previous year's PGA Championship
PGA Championship
and ending two weeks prior to the current year's PGA Championship). Members of the most recent United States
United States
and European Ryder Cup
Ryder Cup
Teams, provided they are in the top 100 of the Official World Golf
Golf
Ranking as of one week before the start of the tournament. Winners of tournaments co-sponsored or approved by the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
since the previous PGA Championship
PGA Championship
(does not include pro-am and team competitions, but does include alternate events). The PGA of America
PGA of America
reserves the right to invite additional players not included in the categories listed above. The total field is a maximum of 156 players. Vacancies are filled by the first available player from the list of alternates (those below 70th place in official money standings).

Winners[edit] Main article: List of PGA Championship
PGA Championship
champions Stroke play era winners[edit]

Year Champion Country Venue Location of venue Score Winning margin Runner(s)-up Winner's[21] share ($)

2018

Bellerive Country Club Town and Country, Missouri

1,890,000

2017 Justin Thomas  United States Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, North Carolina 276 (−8) 2 strokes Francesco Molinari Louis Oosthuizen Patrick Reed 1,890,000

2016 Jimmy Walker  United States Baltusrol Golf
Golf
Club, Lower Course Springfield, New Jersey 266 (−14) 1 stroke Jason Day 1,800,000

2015 Jason Day  Australia Whistling Straits, Straits Course Kohler, Wisconsin[N 1] 268 (−20) 3 strokes Jordan Spieth 1,800,000

2014 Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy
(2)  Northern Ireland Valhalla Golf
Golf
Club Louisville, Kentucky 268 (−16) 1 stroke Phil Mickelson 1,800,000

2013 Jason Dufner  United States Oak Hill Country Club, East Course Rochester, New York[N 2] 270 (−10) 2 strokes Jim Furyk 1,445,000

2012 Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland Kiawah Island Golf
Golf
Resort, Ocean Course Kiawah Island, South Carolina 275 (−13) 8 strokes David Lynn 1,445,000

2011 Keegan Bradley  United States Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course Johns Creek, Georgia[N 3] 272 (−8) Playoff Jason Dufner 1,445,000

2010 Martin Kaymer  Germany Whistling Straits, Straits Course Kohler, Wisconsin[N 1] 277 (−11) Playoff Bubba Watson 1,350,000

2009 Yang Yong-eun  South Korea Hazeltine National Golf
Golf
Club Chaska, Minnesota 280 (−8) 3 strokes Tiger Woods 1,350,000

2008 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course Bloomfield, Michigan 277 (−3) 2 strokes Ben Curtis Sergio García 1,350,000

2007 Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
(4)  United States Southern Hills Country Club Tulsa, Oklahoma 272 (−8) 2 strokes Woody Austin 1,260,000

2006 Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
(3)  United States Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3 Medinah, Illinois 270 (−18) 5 strokes Shaun Micheel 1,224,000

2005 Phil Mickelson  United States Baltusrol Golf
Golf
Club, Lower Course Springfield, New Jersey 276 (−4) 1 stroke Thomas Bjørn Steve Elkington 1,170,000

2004 Vijay Singh
Vijay Singh
(2)  Fiji Whistling Straits, Straits Course Kohler, Wisconsin[N 1] 280 (−8) Playoff Chris DiMarco Justin Leonard 1,125,000

2003 Shaun Micheel  United States Oak Hill Country Club, East Course Rochester, New York[N 2] 276 (−4) 2 strokes Chad Campbell 1,080,000

2002 Rich Beem  United States Hazeltine National Golf
Golf
Club Chaska, Minnesota 278 (−10) 1 stroke Tiger Woods 990,000

2001 David Toms  United States Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course Duluth, Georgia[N 3] 265 (−15) 1 stroke Phil Mickelson 936,000

2000 Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
(2)  United States Valhalla Golf
Golf
Club Louisville, Kentucky[N 4] 270 (−18) Playoff Bob May 900,000

1999 Tiger Woods  United States Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3 Medinah, Illinois 277 (−11) 1 stroke Sergio García 630,000

1998 Vijay Singh  Fiji Sahalee Country Club Sammamish, Washington 271 (−9) 2 strokes Steve Stricker 540,000

1997 Davis Love III  United States Winged Foot Golf
Golf
Club, West Course Mamaroneck, New York 269 (−11) 5 strokes Justin Leonard 470,000

1996 Mark Brooks  United States Valhalla Golf
Golf
Club Louisville, Kentucky[N 4] 277 (−11) Playoff Kenny Perry 430,000

1995 Steve Elkington  Australia Riviera Country Club Pacific Palisades, California[N 5] 267 (−17) Playoff Colin Montgomerie 360,000

1994 Nick Price
Nick Price
(2)  Zimbabwe Southern Hills Country Club Tulsa, Oklahoma 269 (−11) 6 strokes Corey Pavin 310,000

1993 Paul Azinger  United States Inverness Club Toledo, Ohio 272 (−12) Playoff Greg Norman 300,000

1992 Nick Price  Zimbabwe Bellerive Country Club St. Louis, Missouri[N 6] 278 (−6) 3 strokes John Cook Nick Faldo Jim Gallagher, Jr. Gene Sauers 280,000

1991 John Daly  United States Crooked Stick Golf
Golf
Club Carmel, Indiana 276 (−12) 3 strokes Bruce Lietzke 230,000

1990 Wayne Grady  Australia Shoal Creek Golf
Golf
and Country Club Birmingham, Alabama 282 (−6) 3 strokes Fred Couples 225,000

1989 Payne Stewart  United States Kemper Lakes Golf
Golf
Club Long Grove, Illinois 276 (−12) 1 stroke Andy Bean Mike Reid Curtis Strange 200,000

1988 Jeff Sluman  United States Oak Tree Golf
Golf
Club Edmond, Oklahoma 272 (−12) 3 strokes Paul Azinger 160,000

1987 Larry Nelson (2)  United States PGA National Resort & Spa Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 287 (−1) Playoff Lanny Wadkins 150,000

1986 Bob Tway  United States Inverness Club Toledo, Ohio 276 (−8) 2 strokes Greg Norman 145,000

1985 Hubert Green  United States Cherry Hills Country Club Cherry Hills Village, Colorado 278 (−6) 2 strokes Lee Trevino 125,000

1984 Lee Trevino
Lee Trevino
(2)  United States Shoal Creek Golf
Golf
and Country Club Birmingham, Alabama 273 (−15) 4 strokes Gary Player Lanny Wadkins 125,000

1983 Hal Sutton  United States Riviera Country Club Pacific Palisades, California[N 5] 274 (−10) 1 stroke Jack Nicklaus 100,000

1982 Raymond Floyd (2)  United States Southern Hills Country Club Tulsa, Oklahoma 272 (−8) 3 strokes Lanny Wadkins 65,000

1981 Larry Nelson  United States Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course Duluth, Georgia[N 3] 273 (−7) 4 strokes Fuzzy Zoeller 60,000

1980 Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus
(5)  United States Oak Hill Country Club, East Course Rochester, New York[N 2] 274 (−6) 7 strokes Andy Bean 60,000

1979 David Graham  Australia Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course Bloomfield, Michigan 272 (−8) Playoff Ben Crenshaw 60,000

1978 John Mahaffey  United States Oakmont Country Club Oakmont, Pennsylvania 276 (−8) Playoff Jerry Pate Tom Watson 50,000

1977 Lanny Wadkins  United States Pebble Beach Golf
Golf
Links Pebble Beach, California 282 (−6) Playoff Gene Littler 45,000

1976 Dave Stockton (2)  United States Congressional Country Club, Blue Course Bethesda, Maryland 281 (+1) 1 stroke Raymond Floyd Don January 45,000

1975 Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus
(4)  United States Firestone Country Club, South Course Akron, Ohio 276 (−4) 2 strokes Bruce Crampton 45,000

1974 Lee Trevino  United States Tanglewood Park, Championship Course Clemmons, North Carolina 276 (−4) 1 stroke Jack Nicklaus 45,000

1973 Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus
(3)  United States Canterbury Golf
Golf
Club Beachwood, Ohio 277 (−7) 4 strokes Bruce Crampton 45,000

1972 Gary Player
Gary Player
(2)  South Africa Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 281 (+1) 2 strokes Tommy Aaron Jim Jamieson 45,000

1971 Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus
(2)  United States PGA National Golf
Golf
Club Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 281 (−7) 2 strokes Billy Casper 40,000

1970 Dave Stockton  United States Southern Hills Country Club Tulsa, Oklahoma 279 (−1) 2 strokes Bob Murphy Arnold Palmer 40,000

1969 Raymond Floyd  United States NCR Country Club, South Course Dayton, Ohio 276 (−8) 1 stroke Gary Player 35,000

1968 Julius Boros  United States Pecan Valley Golf
Golf
Club San Antonio, Texas 281 (+1) 1 stroke Bob Charles Arnold Palmer 25,000

1967 Don January  United States Columbine Country Club Columbine Valley, Colorado 281 (−7) Playoff Don Massengale 25,000

1966 Al Geiberger  United States Firestone Country Club, South Course Akron, Ohio 280 (E) 4 strokes Dudley Wysong 25,000

1965 Dave Marr  United States Laurel Valley Golf
Golf
Club Ligonier, Pennsylvania 280 (−4) 2 strokes Billy Casper Jack Nicklaus 25,000

1964 Bobby Nichols  United States Columbus Country Club Columbus, Ohio 271 (−9) 3 strokes Jack Nicklaus Arnold Palmer 18,000

1963 Jack Nicklaus  United States Dallas
Dallas
Athletic Club, Blue Course Dallas, Texas 279 (−5) 2 strokes Dave Ragan 13,000

1962 Gary Player  South Africa Aronimink Golf
Golf
Club Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 278 (−2) 1 stroke Bob Goalby 13,000

1961 Jerry Barber  United States Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields, Illinois 277 (−3) Playoff Don January 11,000

1960 Jay Hebert  United States Firestone Country Club, South Course Akron, Ohio 281 (+1) 1 stroke Jim Ferrier 11,000

1959 Bob Rosburg  United States Minneapolis Golf
Golf
Club St. Louis Park, Minnesota 277 (−3) 1 stroke Jerry Barber Doug Sanders 8,250

1958 Dow Finsterwald  United States Llanerch Country Club Havertown, Pennsylvania 276 (−4) 2 strokes Billy Casper 5,500

Match play era winners[edit]

Year Champion Country Runner-up Margin Venue Location of venue Winners share ($)

1957 Lionel Hebert  United States Dow Finsterwald 2 & 1 Miami Valley Golf
Golf
Club Dayton, Ohio 8,000

1956 Jack Burke, Jr.  United States Ted Kroll 3 & 2 Blue Hill Country Club Canton, Massachusetts 5,000

1955 Doug Ford  United States Cary Middlecoff 4 & 3 Meadowbrook Country Club Detroit, Michigan 5,000

1954 Chick Harbert  United States Walter Burkemo 4 & 3 Keller Golf
Golf
Course Maplewood, Minnesota 5,000

1953 Walter Burkemo  United States Felice Torza 2 & 1 Birmingham Country Club Birmingham, Michigan 5,000

1952 Jim Turnesa  United States Chick Harbert 1 up Big Spring Country Club Louisville, Kentucky 3,500

1951 Sam Snead
Sam Snead
(3)  United States Walter Burkemo 7 & 6 Oakmont Country Club Oakmont, Pennsylvania 3,500

1950 Chandler Harper  United States Henry Williams, Jr. 4 & 3 Scioto Country Club Columbus, Ohio 3,500

1949 Sam Snead
Sam Snead
(2)  United States Johnny Palmer 3 & 2 Hermitage Country Club Richmond, Virginia 3,500

1948 Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan
(2)  United States Mike Turnesa 7 & 6 Norwood Hills Country Club St. Louis, Missouri 3,500

1947 Jim Ferrier  Australia Chick Harbert 2 & 1 Plum Hollow Country Club Detroit, Michigan 3,500

1946 Ben Hogan  United States Ed Oliver 6 & 4 Portland Golf
Golf
Club Portland, Oregon 3,500

1945 Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson
(2)  United States Sam Byrd 4 & 3 Moraine Country Club Dayton, Ohio 3,750

1944 Bob Hamilton  United States Byron Nelson 1 up Manito Golf
Golf
and Country Club Spokane, Washington 3,500

1943 Not held due to World War II

1942 Sam Snead  United States Jim Turnesa 2 & 1 Seaview Country Club Atlantic City, New Jersey 1,000

1941 Vic Ghezzi  United States Byron Nelson 38 holes Cherry Hills Country Club Cherry Hills Village, Colorado 1,100

1940 Byron Nelson  United States Sam Snead 1 up Hershey Country Club, West Course Hershey, Pennsylvania 1,100

1939 Henry Picard  United States Byron Nelson 37 holes Pomonok Country Club Flushing, New York 1,100

1938 Paul Runyan (2)  United States Sam Snead 8 & 7 The Shawnee Inn & Golf
Golf
Resort Smithfield Township, Pennsylvania 1,100

1937 Denny Shute (2)  United States Harold McSpaden 37 holes Pittsburgh Field Club O'Hara Township, Pennsylvania 1,000

1936 Denny Shute  United States Jimmy Thomson 3 & 2 Pinehurst Resort, No. 2 Course Pinehurst, North Carolina 1,000

1935 Johnny Revolta  United States Tommy Armour 5 & 4 Twin Hills Golf
Golf
& Country Club Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1,000

1934 Paul Runyan  United States Craig Wood 38 holes The Park Country Club Williamsville, New York 1,000

1933 Gene Sarazen
Gene Sarazen
(3)  United States Willie Goggin 5 & 4 Blue Mound Golf
Golf
& Country Club Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 1,000

1932 Olin Dutra  United States Frank Walsh 4 & 3 Keller Golf
Golf
Course Maplewood, Minnesota 1,000

1931 Tom Creavy  United States Denny Shute 2 & 1 Wannamoisett Country Club Rumford, Rhode Island 1,000

1930 Tommy Armour  Scotland  United States^ Gene Sarazen 1 up Fresh Meadow Country Club Queens, New York

1929 Leo Diegel
Leo Diegel
(2)  United States Johnny Farrell 6 & 4 Hillcrest Country Club Los Angeles, California

1928 Leo Diegel  United States Al Espinosa 6 & 5 Baltimore Country Club, East Course Timonium, Maryland

1927 Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
(5)  United States Joe Turnesa 1 up Cedar Crest Country Club Dallas, Texas

1926 Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
(4)  United States Leo Diegel 5 & 3 Salisbury Golf
Golf
Club, Red Course East Meadow, New York

1925 Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
(3)  United States Bill Mehlhorn 6 & 5 Olympia Fields Country Club Olympia Fields, Illinois

1924 Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
(2)  United States Jim Barnes 2 up French Lick Springs Resort, Hill Course French Lick, Indiana

1923 Gene Sarazen
Gene Sarazen
(2)  United States Walter Hagen 38 holes Pelham Country Club Pelham Manor, New York

1922 Gene Sarazen  United States Emmet French 4 & 3 Oakmont Country Club Oakmont, Pennsylvania 500

1921 Walter Hagen  United States Jim Barnes 3 & 2 Inwood Country Club Inwood, New York 500

1920 Jock Hutchison  Scotland  United States^ J. Douglas Edgar 1 up Flossmoor Country Club Flossmoor, Illinois 500

1919 Jim Barnes
Jim Barnes
(2)  England Fred McLeod 6 & 5 Engineers Country Club Roslyn Harbor, New York 500

1918 Not held due to World War I

1917

1916 Jim Barnes  England Jock Hutchison 1 up Siwanoy Country Club Eastchester, New York 500

^ These players were British born, but they were based in the United States when they won the PGA Championship, and they became U.S. citizens:

Tommy Armour
Tommy Armour
- Born in Scotland
Scotland
but moved to the U.S. in the early 1920s and became a U.S. citizen at that time. Jock Hutchison
Jock Hutchison
- Born in Scotland. He became a U.S. citizen in 1920.

Match play era details[edit] The table below lists the field sizes and qualification methods for the match play era. All rounds were played over 36 holes except as noted in the table.[22]

Years Field size Qualification 18 hole rounds

1916–21 32 sectional*

1922 64 sectional 1st two rounds

1923 64 sectional

1924–34 32 36 hole qualifier

1935–41 64 36 hole qualifier 1st two rounds

1942–45 32 36 hole qualifier

1946–55 64 36 hole qualifier 1st two rounds

1956 128 sectional 1st four rounds

1957 128 sectional 1st four rounds, consolation matches (3rd-8th place)

* In 1921, the field consisted of the defending champion and the top 31 qualifiers from the 1921 U.S. Open. Summary by course, state and region[edit]

Summary by course, state and region

Course/State/Region Number State No. Region No.

Blue Hill Country Club 1

Total Massachusetts

1

Wannamoisett Country Club 1

Total Rhode Island

1

Total New England

2

Baltusrol Golf
Golf
Club 1

Seaview Country Club 1

Total New Jersey

2

Engineers Country Club 1

Fresh Meadow Country Club 1

Inwood Country Club 1

Oak Hill Country Club 3

Pelham Country Club 1

Pomonok Country Club 1

Salisbury Golf
Golf
Club 1

Siwanoy Country Club 1

The Park Country Club 1

Winged Foot Golf
Golf
Club 1

Total New York

12

Aronimink Golf
Golf
Club 1

Hershey Country Club 1

Laurel Valley Golf
Golf
Club 1

Llanerch Country Club 1

Oakmont Country Club 3

Pittsburgh Field Club 1

The Shawnee Inn & Golf
Golf
Resort 1

Total Pennsylvania

9

Total Mid-Atlantic

23

PGA National Golf
Golf
Club 1

PGA National Resort & Spa 1

Total Florida

2

Atlanta Athletic Club 3

Total Georgia

3

Baltimore Country Club 1

Congressional Country Club 1

Total Maryland

2

Pinehurst Resort 1

Quail Hollow 1

Tanglewood Park 1

Total North Carolina

3

Kiawah Island Golf
Golf
Resort 1

Total South Carolina

1

Hermitage Country Club 1

Total Virginia

1

Total South Atlantic

12

Shoal Creek Golf
Golf
and Country Club 2

Total Alabama

2

Big Spring Country Club 1

Valhalla Golf
Golf
Club 3

Total Kentucky

4

Total East South Central

5

Oak Tree Golf
Golf
Club 1

Southern Hills Country Club 4

Twin Hills Golf
Golf
& Country Club 1

Total Oklahoma

6

Cedar Crest Country Club 1

Dallas
Dallas
Athletic Club 1

Pecan Valley Golf
Golf
Club 1

Total Texas

3

Total West South Central

9

Flossmoor Country Club 1

Kemper Lakes Golf
Golf
Club 1

Medinah Country Club 2

Olympia Fields Country Club 2

Total Illinois

6

Crooked Stick Golf
Golf
Club 1

French Lick Springs Resort 1

Total Indiana

2

Birmingham Country Club 1

Meadowbrook Country Club 1

Oakland Hills Country Club 3

Plum Hollow Country Club 1

Total Michigan

6

Canterbury Golf
Golf
Club 1

Columbus Country Club 1

Firestone Country Club 3

Inverness Club 2

Miami Valley Golf
Golf
Club 1

Moraine Country Club 1

NCR Country Club 1

Scioto Country Club 1

Total Ohio

11

Blue Mound Golf
Golf
& Country Club 1

Whistling Straits 3

Total Wisconsin

4

Total East North Central

29

Hazeltine National Golf
Golf
Club 2

Keller Golf
Golf
Course 2

Minneapolis Golf
Golf
Club 1

Total Minnesota

5

Bellerive Country Club 1

Norwood Hills Country Club 1

Total Missouri

2

Total West North Central

7

Cherry Hills Country Club 2

Columbine Country Club 1

Total Colorado

3

Total Mountain

3

Hillcrest Country Club 1

Pebble Beach Golf
Golf
Links 1

Riviera Country Club 2

Total California

4

Portland Golf
Golf
Club 1

Total Oregon

1

Manito Golf
Golf
and Country Club 1

Sahalee Country Club 1

Total Washington

2

Total Pacific

7

Records[edit]

Most wins: 5, Jack Nicklaus, Walter Hagen Most runner-up finishes: 4, Jack Nicklaus Oldest winner: Julius Boros
Julius Boros
in 1968 (48 years, 142 days) Youngest winner: Gene Sarazen
Gene Sarazen
in 1922 (20 years, 174 days) Greatest winning margin in the match play era: Paul Runyan beat Sam Snead 8 & 7 in 1938 Greatest winning margin in the stroke play era: 8 strokes, Rory McIlroy in 2012 Lowest absolute 72-hole score: 265, David Toms
David Toms
(66-65-65-69), 2001 Lowest 72-hole score in relation to par: –20, Jason Day (68-67-66-67=268) in 2015

This is the lowest score in relation to par at any major championship. Toms' 2001 score was −15. The 2001 site, the Highlands Course at Atlanta Athletic Club, played to par 70, while the 2015 site, the Straits Course at Whistling Straits, played to par 72. (The Highlands Course also played to par 70 when it hosted in 1981 and 2011, and the Straits Course also played to par 72 when it hosted in 2004 and 2010.)

Lowest 18-hole score: 63 – Bruce Crampton, 2nd round, 1975; Raymond Floyd, 1st, 1982; Gary Player, 2nd, 1984; Vijay Singh, 2nd, 1993; Michael Bradley, 1st, 1995; Brad Faxon, 4th, 1995; José María Olazábal, 3rd, 2000; Mark O'Meara, 2nd, 2001; Thomas Bjørn, 3rd, 2005; Tiger Woods, 2nd, 2007; Steve Stricker, 1st, 2011; Jason Dufner, 2nd, 2013; Hiroshi Iwata, 2nd, 2015; Robert Streb, 2nd, 2016. Most frequent venues:

4 PGA Championships: Southern Hills Country Club
Southern Hills Country Club
– 1970, 1982, 1994, 2007. 3 PGA Championships: Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course – 1981, 2001, 2011. 3 PGA Championships: Firestone Country Club, South Course – 1960, 1966, 1975. 3 PGA Championships: Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course – 1972, 1979, 2008. 3 PGA Championships: Oakmont Country Club
Oakmont Country Club
– 1922, 1951, 1978. 3 PGA Championships: Oak Hill Country Club, East Course – 1980, 2003, 2013. 3 PGA Championships: Valhalla Golf
Golf
Club – 1996, 2000, 2014. 3 PGA Championships: Whistling Straits, Straits Course – 2004, 2010, 2015.

Broadcasting[edit] Further information: List of PGA Championship
PGA Championship
broadcasters Under current contracts running through 2019, the PGA Championship
PGA Championship
is televised in the United States[23] by CBS—which holds rights to afternoon coverage of the weekend rounds, and TNT—which holds rights to broadcast early-round and weekend morning coverage.[24][25] ABC had historically broadcast the tournament until 1991, when it moved to its current home of CBS.[26][27] Future sites[edit]

Year Edition Course Location Dates Hosted

2018 100th Bellerive Country Club Town and Country, Missouri August 9–12 1992

2019 101st Bethpage State Park, Black Course Farmingdale, New York[N 7] May 16–19 Never

2020 102nd TPC Harding Park[28] San Francisco, California May TBA Never

2021 103rd Kiawah Island Golf
Golf
Resort, Ocean Course Kiawah Island, South Carolina May TBA 2012

2022 104th Trump National Golf
Golf
Club Bedminster, New Jersey TBD Never

2023 105th Oak Hill Country Club Rochester, New York TBD 1980, 2003, 2013

2024 106th Valhalla Golf
Golf
Club Louisville, Kentucky TBD 1996, 2000, 2014

2027 109th Aronimink Golf
Golf
Club[29] Newtown Square, Pennsylvania TBD 1962

2028 110th Olympic Club[30] San Francisco, California TBD Never

TBD TBD Southern Hills Country Club[31][32] Tulsa, Oklahoma TBD 1970, 1982, 1994, 2007

Source:[13] See also[edit]

Book: Men's major professional golf championships

Golf
Golf
portal

Golf
Golf
in the United States

Notes[edit]

^ a b c The course has a Kohler postal address, but is located in the unincorporated community of Haven. ^ a b c The club has a Rochester postal address, but is located in the adjacent town of Pittsford. ^ a b c The club is in a portion of the postal area of Duluth that became part of the newly incorporated city of Johns Creek in 2006. Although the club continues to be served by the Duluth post office, it now states its postal address as Johns Creek. ^ a b At that time, the club had a Louisville postal address, but was located in unincorporated Jefferson County. In 2003, the governments of Louisville and Jefferson County merged, putting the club within the political boundaries of Louisville. ^ a b Pacific Palisades is a neighborhood in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
with its own postal identity. ^ The club has a St. Louis postal address, but is located in the suburb of Town and Country. ^ Most of the course lies within the hamlet of Old Bethpage, however Bethpage State Park
Bethpage State Park
has a Farmingdale postal address.

References[edit]

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2016 PGA Championship
moving to July to accommodate Olympics". Golf.com. Retrieved August 8, 2017.  ^ Shedloski, Dave (August 7, 2017). "The PGA Championship
PGA Championship
is moving to May and players are on board". Golf
Golf
Digest. Retrieved August 8, 2017.  ^ "P.G.A. Championship Will Move from August to May in 2019". The New York Times. Reuters. August 8, 2017. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved August 9, 2017.  ^ Herrington, Ryan (August 7, 2017). "The PGA Championship
PGA Championship
will be moving to May, sources say". Golf
Golf
Digest. Retrieved August 9, 2017.  ^ Shackelford, Geoff (June 26, 2014). "San Francisco's Harding Park to host 2020 PGA Championship". Golf
Golf
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Channel. Retrieved August 8, 2017.  ^ "PGA explains new slogan, and why Oak Hill green speeds are a mystery". Golf.com. Retrieved August 8, 2017.  ^ Wacker, Brian (July 31, 2016). "The PGA's decision to play lift, clean, and place is at odds with its own logic". Golf
Golf
Digest. Retrieved August 8, 2017.  ^ Spander, Art. "Meet Hiroshi Iwata, the Unknown Golfer Who Made History at the PGA Championship". Bleacher Report. Retrieved August 8, 2017.  ^ "Tour golfers, PGA settle fuss over tourney control". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. December 14, 1968. p. 15.  ^ "Pro golf struggle is settled; PGA forms tourney group". Milwaukee Journal. December 14, 1968. p. 18.  ^ "Dispute in U.S. settled". Glasgow Herald. December 16, 1968. p. 5.  ^ " PGA of America
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- PGA Championships - history - total purses and first prize money". Retrieved August 2, 2011.  ^ PGA Media Guide ^ Haggar, Jeff (August 5, 2013). "History of PGA Championship
PGA Championship
TV coverage (1958-present)". Classic TV Sports.  ^ "PGA of America, CBS Sports agree to long-term extension on broadcast rights". PGA of America. Retrieved May 8, 2015.  ^ " PGA of America
PGA of America
and Turner Sports Extend and Expand Media Agreements Through 2019" (Press release). Retrieved May 8, 2015.  ^ "NBC gets U.S. Open golf". The New York Times. June 2, 1994. Retrieved July 23, 2012.  ^ Stewart, Larry (July 21, 1995). "ABC getting a major chance with British Open coverage". Los Angeles
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Times. Retrieved July 23, 2012.  ^ " TPC Harding Park
TPC Harding Park
to host three big events". PGA Tour. July 2, 2014.  ^ "Aronimink Golf
Golf
Club will host KPMG Women's PGA Championship
Women's PGA Championship
in 2020, PGA Championship
PGA Championship
in '27". ESPN. November 14, 2017.  ^ " Olympic Club
Olympic Club
to host PGA Championship
PGA Championship
in 2028, Ryder Cup
Ryder Cup
in 2032". ESPN. Associated Press. November 9, 2017.  ^ " Southern Hills Country Club
Southern Hills Country Club
to host Senior PGA, PGA Championship". ESPN. Associated Press. May 30, 2017. Retrieved June 5, 2017.  ^ Gray, Will (May 30, 2017). " PGA Championship
PGA Championship
Returning to Southern Hills by 2030". Golf
Golf
Channel. Retrieved June 5, 2017. 

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