Winners of the PGA Championship

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Sport awardGolf Major

1916-10-14 1st PGA Championship: Jim Barnes wins at Siwanoy Country Club, Bronxville, New York

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes
  • 1919-09-20 2nd PGA Championship: Jim Barnes wins at Engineers Country Club, Roslyn, NY
  • 1920-08-21 3rd PGA Championship: Jock Hutchison at Flossmoor CC Flossmoor Ill

Sport awardGolf Major

1921-09-28 4th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Inwood CC Far Rockaway NY

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen

Sport awardGolf Major

1928-10-06 11th PGA Championship: Leo Diegel at Five Farms CC Baltimore

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Leo Diegel
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Leo Diegel
  • 1929-10-06 12th PGA Championship: Leo Diegel at Hillcrest CC Los Angeles
  • 1930-12-07 13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing
  • 1931-09-19 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett CC Rumford RI
  • 1932-09-04 PGA Championship, Keller GC: Olin Dutra wins the first of 2 major titles, beating Frank Walsh 4 & 3

  • 1933-08-13 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee
  • 1934-07-29 17th PGA Championship: Paul Runyan at Park CC Williamsville, NY
  • 1935-10-22 18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City

Sport awardGolf Major

1936-11-22 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst, North Carolina

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • 1937-05-30 20th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pittsburgh FC Aspinwall PA
  • 1938-07-16 21st PGA Championship: Paul Runyan at Shawnee CC Shawnee-on-Del Pa
  • 1939-07-17 22nd PGA Championship: Henry Picard at Pomonok CC Flushing NY

Sport awardGolf Major

1940-09-02 PGA Championship, Hershey CC: Byron Nelson wins his first PGA C'ship, beating Sam Snead 1 up in the Monday 36-hole final

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson
Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead
  • 1941-07-13 24th PGA Championship: Vic Ghezzi at Cherry Hills CC Denver

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1942-05-31 PGA Championship, Seaview CC: Sam Snead beats Jim Turnesa 2 & 1 for his first PGA Tour major title

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead

Sport awardGolf Major

1946-08-25 28th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan
  • 1947-06-24 29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow CC Detroit
  • 1948-05-25 30th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Norwood Hills CC St Louis
  • 1949-05-31 PGA Championship, Hermitage CC: Sam Snead beats fellow American Johnny Palmer 3 & 2
  • 1950-06-27 32nd PGA Championship: Chandler Harper at Scioto CC Columbus Ohio
  • 1951-07-03 PGA Championship, Oakmont GC: Sam Snead beats Walter Burkemo 7 & 6 for his 3rd PGA Championship title
  • 1952-06-25 34th PGA Championship: Jim Turnesa at Big Spring CC Louisville
  • 1953-07-07 PGA Championship, Birmingham CC: Walter Burkemo wins 2 & 1 from Felize Torza
  • 1954-07-27 36th PGA Championship: Chick Herbert at Keller GC St Paul, Minnesota
  • 1955-07-26 37th PGA Championship: Doug Ford at Meadowbrook CC Detroit
  • 1956-07-25 38th PGA Championship: Jack Burke at Blue Hill CC Boston
  • 1957-07-21 PGA Championship, Miami Valley GC: Lionel Hebert wins 2 & 1 from Dow Finsterwald; last time event played under match-play format
  • 1958-07-20 PGA Championship, Llanerch CC: Dow Finsterwald wins 1st PGA C'ship held in current stroke play format; wins by 2 from Billy Casper

  • 1959-08-02 PGA Championship, Minneapolis GC: Bob Rosburg wins by 1 stroke from Jerry Barber and Doug Sanders
  • 1960-07-24 PGA Championship, Firestone CC: Jay Hebert wins his only major title by 1 stroke from Australian Jim Ferrier
  • 1961-07-31 PGA Championship, Olympia Fields CC: Jerry Barber wins his only major title in a Monday 18-hole playoff with Don January (67-68)

Sport awardGolf Major

1962-07-22 PGA Championship, Aronimink GC: Gary Player of South Africa wins by 1 stroke from Bob Goalby

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player

Sport awardGolf Major

1963-07-21 PGA Championship, Dallas Athletic Club: Jack Nicklaus wins first of 5 PGA C'ships by 2 shots from fellow American Dave Ragan

  • 1964-07-19 PGA Championship, Columbus CC: Bobby Nichols wins his only major title by 3 strokes from 'Big-2' Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer; leads wire-to-wire
  • 1965-08-15 PGA Championship, Laurel Valley GC: Dave Marr wins his only major title, beating Billy Casper and Jack Nicklaus by 2 strokes
  • 1966-07-24 PGA Championship, Firestone CC: Al Geiberger wins his only major title by 4 shots from Dudley Wysong
  • 1967-07-24 PGA Championship, Columbine CC: Don January wins his only major title in 18-hole playoff with Don Messengale (69-71)

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1968-07-21 PGA Championship, Pecan Valley GC: Julius Boros (48) becomes oldest winner of a major; wins by 1 from Bob Charles & Arnold Palmer

  • 1969-08-17 PGA Championship, NCR GC: Ray Floyd wins by 1 stroke from South African Gary Player

Sport awardGolf Major

1970-08-16 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Dave Stockton wins 1st of 2 PGA C'ships by 2 shots from Bob Murphy and Arnold Palmer

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
Golfer Arnold Palmer
Golfer
Arnold Palmer
  • 1971-02-28 PGA Championship, PGA National East: Jack Nicklaus leads wire-to-wire for his 2nd career grand slam; wins by 2 from Billy Casper
  • 1972-08-06 PGA Championship, Oakland Hills CC: Gary Player of South Africa wins by 2 shots from Americans Tommy Aaron & Jim Jamieson
  • 1973-08-12 PGA Championship, Canterbury GC: Jack Nicklaus wins 3rd of 5 PGA C'ships by 4 from Bruce Crampton of Australia
  • 1974-08-11 PGA Championship, Tanglewood Park: Lee Trevino wins by 1 stroke from Jack Nicklaus
  • 1975-08-10 PGA Championship, Firestone CC: Jack Nicklaus wins 4th PGA C'ship by 2 shots from Australian Bruce Crampton
  • 1976-08-16 PGA Championship, Congressional CC: Dave Stockton wins 2nd PGA C'ship in a Monday bad weather finish; by 1 from Ray Floyd & Don January
  • 1977-08-14 PGA Championship, Pebble Beach: Lanny Wadkins wins his only major title in event's 1st sudden-death playoff with Gene Littler

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1978-08-06 PGA Championship, Oakmont CC: John Mahaffey recovers from 7 down with 14 to play to force playoff; beats Tom Watson & Jerry Pate on 2nd hole

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • 1979-08-03 Sam Snead, at 67 years, 2 months and 7 days sets the record for the oldest player to make the cut in a major - PGA Championship at Oakland Hills CC
  • 1979-08-05 PGA Championship, Oakland Hills CC: Australian David Graham wins on the third playoff hole against Ben Crenshaw
  • 1980-08-10 PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC: Jack Nicklaus wins 5th and final PGA C'ship by a convincing 7 strokes from Andy Bean

Sport awardGolf Major

1981-08-09 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: Larry Nelson wins by 4 strokes from Fuzzy Zoeller

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-08-05 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Raymond Floyd fires an opening round 9-under-par 63, tying the tournament 18-hole record

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • 1982-08-08 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Ray Floyd wins 2nd PGA C'ship by 3 shots from fellow American Lanny Wadkins
  • 1983-08-07 PGA Championship, Riviera CC: Hal Sutton wins his only major title by 1 stroke from Jack Nicklaus
  • 1984-08-19 PGA Championship, Shoal Creek: Lee Trevino wins his 2nd PGA C'ship by 4 shots from Gary Player and Lanny Wadkins
  • 1985-08-11 PGA Championship, Cherry Hills CC: Hubert Green wins by 2 strokes from fellow American Lee Trevino

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1986-08-11 PGA Championship, Inverness Club: Bob Tway holes a famous bunker shot on the 18th to beat Australian Greg Norman by 2 stokes

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • 1987-08-09 PGA Championship, PGA National Palm Beach: Larry Nelson wins 2nd PGA C'ship in a playoff with fellow American Lanny Wadkins
  • 1988-08-14 PGA Championship, Oak Tree GC: Jeff Sluman wins his only major title by 3 shots from Paul Azinger

Sport awardGolf Major

1989-08-13 PGA Championship, Kemper Lakes GC: Payne Stewart wins first of 3 major titles by 1 from Andy Bean, Mike Reid & Curtis Strange

Sport awardGolf Major

1990-08-12 PGA Championship, Shoal Creek: Wayne Grady of Australia wins his only major title by 3 strokes from American Fred Couples

Golfer and PGA Champion Wayne Grady
Golfer and PGA Champion
Wayne Grady
Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples

Sport awardGolf Major

1991-08-11 PGA Championship, Crooked Stick GC: John Daly wins by 3 strokes from fellow American Bruce Lietzke

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly

Sport awardGolf Major

1992-08-16 PGA Championship, Bellerive CC: Nick Price of Zimbabwe wins by 3 from John Cook, Nick Faldo, Jim Gallagher & Gene Sauers

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • 1993-08-15 75th PGA Championship, Inverness GC: Paul Azinger wins his first major title in a playoff with Greg Norman of Australia
  • 1994-08-14 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Nick Price of Zimbabwe wins his 2nd PGA C'ship by 6 strokes from American Corey Pavin

Sport awardGolf Major

1995-08-13 PGA Championship, Riviera CC: Steve Elkington of Australia wins his first major title in a playoff with Scotsman Colin Montgomerie

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • 1996-08-11 PGA Championship, Vallhalla GC: Mark Brooks wins his first major title in a playoff with fellow American Kenny Perry
  • 1997-08-17 PGA Championship, Winged Foot GC: Davis Love III wins his only major title by 5 strokes from Justin Leonard
  • 1998-08-16 PGA Championship, Sahalee CC: Vijay Singh of Fiji wins by 2 shots from American Steve Stricker

Sport awardGolf Major

1999-08-15 PGA Championship, Medinah CC: Tiger Woods wins by 1 stroke from Spaniard Sergio Garcia

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2001-08-19 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: David Toms wins his first major title by 1 stroke from Phil Mickelson

  • 2002-08-18 PGA Championship, Hazeltine National GC: American Rich Beem wins his first major title by 1 stroke from Tiger Woods
  • 2003-08-17 PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC: Shaun Micheel wins by 2 strokes from Chad Campbell
  • 2004-08-15 PGA Championship, Whistling Straits GC: Vijay Singh of Fiji wins his 2nd PGA C'ship in a playoff with Chris DiMarco & Justin Leonard
  • 2005-08-15 PGA Championship, Baltusrol GC: American Phil Mickelson wins by 1 stroke from Australian Steve Elkington and Thomas Bjørn of Denmark
  • 2006-08-20 PGA Championship, Medinah CC: Tiger Woods wins his 3rd PGA C'ship by 5 strokes from Shaun Micheel
  • 2007-08-12 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Tiger Woods wins his 4th PGA C'ship by 2 shots from Woody Austin
  • 2008-08-10 PGA Championship, Oakland Hills CC: Irishman Pádraig Harrington wins by 2 shots from Sergio Garcia and Ben Curtis
  • 2009-08-16 PGA Championship, Hazeltine National GC: Yang Yong-eun of South Korea wins his first major title by 3 strokes from Tiger Woods
  • 2010-08-15 PGA Championship, Whistling Straits GC: Martin Kaymer of Germany wins his first major title in a playoff with Bubba Watson
  • 2011-08-14 PGA Championship, Atlanta Athletic Club: Keegan Bradley wins first major title in a playoff with fellow American Jason Dufner
  • 2012-08-12 PGA Championship, Kiawah Island Golf Resort: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins by 8 strokes from Englishman David Lynn
  • 2013-05-26 Golfer Matteo Manassero wins the BMW PGA Championship
  • 2013-08-11 PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC: Jason Dufner wins first major title by 2 shots from fellow American Jim Furyk
  • 2014-08-10 PGA Championship, Valhalla GC: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland wins his 2nd PGA C'ship by 1 shot from Phil Mickelson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-08-16 PGA Championship, Whistling Straits GC: Australian Jason Day wins setting major championship record of 20-under-par; beats Jordan Spieth by 3

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth
  • 2016-07-31 PGA Championship, Baltusrol GC: American Jimmy Walker wins his first major by 1 shot from defending champion Jason Day of Australia
  • 2017-08-13 PGA Championship, Quail Hollow GC: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots from Francesco Molinari, Patrick Reed & Louis Oosthuizen
  • 2018-08-12 100th PGA Championship, Bellerive CC: Brooks Koepka becomes only the 5th player to win 2 major titles in a calendar year (US Open 2018) when he beats Tiger Woods by 2 strokes