On This Day

March 1, 1977 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • PGA of America announces a sudden-death playoff format for the PGA Championship to be implemented; previously an 18-hole playoff applied after tie in regulation 72 holes

Birthdays in Sport

  • Rens Blom, Dutch athlete (World C'ships gold pole vault 2005), born in Munstergeleen, Netherlands
  • Rod White, American archer (Olympic gold team 1996), born in Sharon, Pennsylvania
1977 in Sport