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1968 PGA Championship

 

The 1968 PGA Championship was the 50th anniversary edition of the tournament, the 50th time it was played.

Winner: Julius Boros, 281

Where it was played: Pecan Valley Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas

Tournament dates: July 18-21, 1968

Leader after first round: Marty Fleckman, 66

Leader after second round: Frank Beard and Marty Fleckman, 138

Leader after third round: Frank Beard and Marty Fleckman, 210

Notable Notes: A final-round 69 helped Julius Boros to the victory. At age 48, he became the oldest winner not only of the PGA Championship, but of any of the four professional majors. Arnold Palmer tied with Bob Charles in second, one stroke behind Boros. Palmer never won the PGA Championship, but finished second three times.

Final Scores
Julius Boros 71-71-70-69--281
Bob Charles 72-70-70-70--282
Arnold Palmer 71-69-72-70--282
George Archer 71-69-74-69--283
Marty Fleckman 66-72-72-73--283
Frank Beard 68-70-72-74--284
Billy Casper 74-70-70-70--284
Miller Barber 70-70-72-73--285
Frank Boynton 70-73-72-70--285
Charles Coody 70-77-70-68--285
Al Geiberger 70-73-71-71--285
Bob Goalby 73-72-70-70--285
Lou Graham 73-70-70-72--285
Doug Sanders 72-67-73-73--285
Dan Sikes 70-72-73-70--285
Kermit Zarley 72-75-68-70--285
Dave Hill 72-74-69-71--286
Mason Rudolph 69-75-70-72--286
Dave Stockton 75-71-68-72--286
Gay Brewer 71-72-72-72--287
Al Mengert 71-73-70-73--287
Dick Rhyan 72-72-68-75--287
Bruce Crampton 71-75-70-72--288
Lee Trevino 69-71-72-76--288
Bert Yancey 75-71-70-72--288
Tommy Aaron 73-73-73-70--289
Don Bies 69-73-74-73--289
Dick Crawford 71-75-73-70--289
Steve Reid 73-73-71-72--289
Gardner Dickinson 74-69-76-71--290
Lionel Hebert 75-71-70-74--290
Gene Littler 73-74-74-69--290
Bob Lunn 72-75-72-71--290
Johnny Pott 70-70-75-76--291
Sam Snead 75-71-72-73--291
Terry Wilcox 74-73-71-73--291
Mac Hunter 71-72-73-76--292
John Lively 74-74-72-72--292
Jerry Pittman 74-71-74-73--292
Bill Sporre 73-73-76-70--292
Tim Debaufre 72-75-73-73--293
Raymond Floyd 79-70-73-71--293
Earl Jacobson 73-74-74-72--293
Tom Shaw 76-71-77-69--293
Harold Henning 73-74-76-71--294
Robert Stone 74-72-72-76--294
Larry Wise 75-71-74-74--294
Al Chandler 72-74-77-72--295
Dow Finsterwald 71-75-75-74--295
Ken Venturi 74-71-75-75--295
Tommy Aycock 73-74-71-78--296
Sam Carmichael 73-73-78-72--296
Don January 78-71-75-72--296
Jim Mooney 75-74-73-75--297
Stan Mosel 76-73-77-71--297
Don Whitt T75-71-74-77--297
Laurie Hammer 70-78-78-72--298
Bobby Nichols 75-72-76-75--298
Ross Coon 72-76-76-75--299
Bob Hamilton 78-71-74-76--299
Bobby Mitchell 74-75-72-78--299
Horace Moore 72-76-77-74--299
Charles Sifford 73-74-77-75--299
Bob Benning 76-71-79-74--300
Bill Collins 76-73-74-77--300
Pat Rea 76-73-76-75--300
Joe Cardenas 73-74-80-75--302
Bob Crowley 77-71-77-77--302
Jim Picard 77-70-77-79--303
Gene Mitchell 75-70-82-79--306
Robert Schoener 79-70-79-78--306
Gene Webb 76-73-79-78--306
Manuel De La Torre 73-76-80-78--307
Larry Ziegler 75-73-76-83--307

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