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PGA Championship Winners

 

The PGA Championship golf tournament was first played in 1916 and is run by the PGA of America. Here is the list of PGA Championship winners. The winner's name is followed by his winning total (or, in the case of the match-play years, by the foe beaten in the championship match). Playoffs are listed in parentheses:

2013: Jason Dufner, 270
2012: Rory McIlroy, 275
2011: Keegan Bradley, 272 (Bradley def. Jason Dufner in 3-hole aggregate playoff)
2010: Martin Kaymer, 277 (Kaymer def. Bubba Watson in 3-hole aggregate playoff)
2009: Y.E. Yang, 280
2008: Padraig Harrington, 277
2007: Tiger Woods, 272
2006: Tiger Woods, 270
2005: Phil Mickelson, 276
2004: Vijay Singh, 280 (Singh def. Chris DiMarco and Justin Leonard in 3-hole aggregate playoff)
2003: Shaun Micheel, 276
2002: Rich Beem, 278
2001: David Toms, 265
2000: Tiger Woods, 270 (Woods def. Bob May in 3-hole aggregate playoff)
1999: Tiger Woods, 277
1998: Vijay Singh, 271
1997: Davis Love III, 269
1996: Mark Brooks, 277 (Brooks def. Kenny Perry on first hole of sudden-death playoff)
1995: Steve Elkington, 267 (Elkington def. Colin Montgomerie on first hole of sudden-death playoff)
1994: Nick Price, 269
1993: Paul Azinger, 272 (Azinger def. Greg Norman on second hole of sudden death playoff)
1992: Nick Price, 278
1991: John Daly, 276
1990: Wayne Grady, 282
1989: Payne Stewart, 276
1988: Jeff Sluman, 272
1987: Larry Nelson, 287 (Nelson def. Lanny Wadkins on first hole of sudden-death playoff)
1986: Bob Tway, 276
1985: Hubert Green, 278
1984: Lee Trevino, 273
1983: Hal Sutton, 274
1982: Raymond Floyd, 272
1981: Larry Nelson, 273
1980: Jack Nicklaus, 274
1979: David Graham, 272 (Graham def. Ben Crenshaw on third hole of sudden-death playoff)
1978: John Mahaffey, 276 (Mahaffey def. Jerry Pate and Tom Watson on second playoff hole)
1977: Lanny Wadkins, 282 (Wadkins def. Gene Littler on third hole of sudden-death playoff)
1976: Dave Stockton, 281
1975: Jack Nicklaus, 276
1974: Lee Trevino, 276
1973: Jack Nicklaus, 277
1972: Gary Player, 281
1971: Jack Nicklaus, 281
1970: Dave Stockton, 279
1969: Raymond Floyd, 276
1968: Julius Boros, 281
1967: Don January, 281 (January def. Dan Massengale in 18-hole playoff, 69-71)
1966: Al Geiberger, 280
1965: Dave Marr, 280
1964: Bobby Nichols, 271
1963: Jack Nicklaus, 279
1962: Gary Player, 278
1961: Jerry Barber, 277 (Barber def. Don January in 18-hole playoff, 67-68)
1960: Jay Hebert, 281
1959: Bob Rosburg, 277
1958: Dow Finsterwald, 276

(Note: The PGA Championship prior to 1958 was conducted at match play. Championship matches were 36 holes.)

1957: Lionel Hebert def. Dow Finsterwald, 2 and 1
1956: Jack Burke def. Ted Kroll, 3 and 2
1955: Doug Ford def. Cary Middlecoff, 4 and 3
1954: Chick Harbert def. Walter Burkemo, 4 and 3
1953: Walter Burkemo def. Felice Torza, 2 and 1
1952: Jim Turnesa def. Chick Harbert, 1-up
1951: Sam Snead def. Walter Burkemo, 7 and 6
1950: Chandler Harper def. Henry Williams Jr., 4 and 3
1949: Sam Snead def. Johnny Palmer, 3 and 2
1948: Ben Hogan def. Mike Turnesa, 2 and 1
1947: Jim Ferrier def. Chick Harbert, 2 and 1
1946: Ben Hogan def. Ed Oliver, 6 and 4
1945: Byron Nelson def. Sam Byrd, 4 and 3
1944: Bob Hamilton def. Byron Nelson, 1-up
1943: PGA Championship not played due to World War II
1942: Sam Snead def. Jim Turnesa, 2 and 1
1941: Vic Ghezzi def. Byron Nelson, 38 holes
1940: Byron Nelson def. Sam Snead, 1-up
1939: Henry Picard def. Byron Nelson, 37 holes
1938: Paul Runyan def. Sam Snead, 8 and 7
1937: Denny Shute def. Harold McSpaden, 37 holes
1936: Denny Shute def. Jimmy Thomson, 3 and 2
1935: Johnny Revolta def. Tommy Armour, 5 and 4
1934: Paul Runyan def. Craig Wood, 38 holes
1933: Gene Sarazen def. Willie Goggin, 5 and 4
1932: Olin Dutra def. Frank Walsh, 4 and 3
1931: Tom Creavy def. Denny Shute, 2 and 1
1930: Tommy Armour def. Gene Sarazen, 1-up
1929: Leo Diegel def. Johnny Farrell, 6 and 4
1928: Leo Diegel def. Al Espinosa, 6 and 5
1927: Walter Hagen def. Joe Turnesa, 1-up
1926: Walter Hagen def. Leo Diegel, 5 and 3
1925: Walter Hagen def. William Mehlhorn, 6 and 5
1924: Walter Hagen def. Jim Barnes, 2-up
1923: Gene Sarazen def. Walter Hagen, 38 holes
1922: Gene Sarazen def. Emmet French, 4 and 3
1921: Walter Hagen def. Jim Barnes, 3 and 2
1920: Jock Hutchison def. J.D Edgar, 1-up
1919: Jim Barnes def. Fred McLeod, 6 and 5
1917-18: PGA Championship not played due to World War I
1916: Jim Barnes def. Jock Hutchison, 1-up

 

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