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1975 PGA Championship

 

The 1975 PGA Championship was the 57th time the tournament was played, and the site of Jack Nicklaus' 14th win in a major.

Winner: Jack Nicklaus, 276

Where it was played: Firestone Country Club (South Course) in Akron, Ohio

Tournament dates: August 7-10, 1975

Leader after first round: Mark Hayes, 67

Leader after second round: Bruce Crampton, 134

Leader after third round: Jack Nicklaus, 205

Notable Notes: In the second round, Bruce Crampton became the first golfer to shoot 63 in a PGA Championship. In the third round, Jack Nicklaus shot 67 and moved into the lead. In the final round, Nicklaus held off a game Crampton, shooting 71 to Crampton's 69, to win his four PGA Championship. It was Nicklaus' 14th major victory overall. This was the fourth time that Crampton finished second to Nicklaus in a major.

Final Scores
Jack Nicklaus 70-68-67-71--276
Bruce Crampton 71-63-75-69--278
Tom Weiskopf 70-71-70-68--279
Andy North 72-74-70-65--281
Billy Casper 69-72-72-70--283
Hale Irwin 72-65-73-73--283
Dave Hill 71-71-74-68--284
Gene Littler 76-71-66-71--284
Tom Watson 70-71-71-73--285
Raymond Floyd 70-73-72-71--286
Don January 72-70-71-73--286
Bud Allin 73-72-70-71--286
Ben Crenshaw 73-72-71-70--286
David Graham 72-70-70-74--286
Leonard Thompson 74-69-72-71--286
John Schlee 71-68-75-72--286
Gil Morgan 73-71-71-72--287
Steve Melnyk 71-72-74-70--287
Mike Hill 72-71-70-74--287
Dale Douglass 74-72-74-67--287
Gibby Gilbert 73-70-77-67--287
Chi Chi Rodriguez 73-72-74-69--288
Mark Hayes 67-71-75-75--288
Ed Dougherty 69-70-72-77--288
Mac McLendon 73-71-70-75--289
Jerry Heard 75-70-70-74--289
Bob Murphy 75-68-69-77--289
John Mahaffey 71-70-75-74--290
J.C. Snead 73-67-75-75--290
Larry Hinson 68-73-72-77--290
Jim Colbert 79-66-72-73--290
Bob Wynn 69-69-80-72--290
Arnold Palmer 73-72-73-73--291
Gay Brewer 74-74-71-72--291
Bobby Nichols 72-75-72-72--291
Gary Player 72-70-73-76--291
Jimmy Powell 73-68-76-74--291
Tom Kite 77-71-72-71--291
Al Geiberger 70-70-80-71--291
Bob Stanton 71-73-74-74--292
Jerry McGee 73-74-73-72--292
Peter Oosterhuis 74-72-72-74--292
Tom Shaw 75-72-71-74--292
Bobby Cole 71-74-71-76--292
Butch Baird 72-69-74-77--292
Julius Boros 71-73-78-70--292
Mike Morley 70-72-75-76--293
Tom Jenkins 72-75-73-74--294
Charles Sifford 74-72-75-73--294
Jim Dent 70-71-77-77--295
Bruce Devlin 70-73-75-77--295
Art Wall Jr. 70-74-74-77--295
Forrest Fezler 75-72-71-77--295
Ed Sneed 72-75-74-75--296
George Johnson 73-74-74-75--296
Jimmy Wright 73-74-76-73--296
Eddie Pearce 74-73-77-72--296
Lou Graham 73-71-74-78--296
Fred Wampler 69-74-80-73--296
Roger Watson 73-73-76-75--297
Lee Trevino 73-72-78-74--297
Bob Benson 68-77-80-72--297
Victor Regalado 74-69-74-80--297
Maurie Ver Brugge 72-68-84-73--297
Ron Letellier 76-72-75-75--298
Homero Blancas 72-76-78-72--298
Dennis Meyer 72-74-74-80--300
Rolf Deming 74-73-83-70--300
Paul Moran 79-69-78-76--302
Al Chandler 71-75-78-81--305
Dow Finsterwald 75-73-76-81--305

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