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Past Champions

August 17, 2000

1916: Jim Barnes, 1-up

1917: Not played (World War I)

1918: Not played (World War I)

1919: Jim Barnes, 6 and 5

1920: Jack Hutchinson, 1-up

1921: Walter Hagen, 3 and 2

1922: Gene Sarazen, 4 and 3

1923: Gene Sarazen, 1-up/**

1924: Walter Hagen 2-up

1925: Walter Hagen, 6 and 5

For the Record
Los Angeles Times Friday August 18, 2000 Home Edition Sports Part D Page 14 Sports Desk 1 inches; 18 words Type of Material: Correction
Golf--The 2004 PGA Championships will be played at Whistling Straights in Kohler, Wis. The site was listed incorrectly Thursday.

1926: Walter Hagen, 5 and 3

1927: Walter Hagen, 1-up

1928: Leo Diegel, 6 and 5

1929: Leo Diegel, 6 and 4

1930: Tommy Armour, 1-up

1931: Tom Creavy, 2 and 1

1932: Olin Dutra, 4 and 3

1933: Gene Sarazen, 5 and 4

1934: Paul Runyan, 1-up**

1935: Johnny Revolta, 5 and 4

1936: Denny Shute, 3 and 2

1937: Denny Shute, 1-up*

1938: Paul Runyan, 8 and 7

1939: Henry Picard, 1-up*

1940: Byron Nelson, 1-up

1941: Vic Ghezzi, 1-up**

1942: Sam Snead, 2 and 1

1943: Not played (World War II)

1944: Bob Hamilton, 1-up

1945: Byron Nelson, 4 and 3

1946: Ben Hogan, 6 and 4

1947: Jim Ferrier, 2 and 1

1948: Ben Hogan, 7 and 6

1949: Sam Snead, 3 and 2

1950: Chandler Harper, 4 and 3

1951: Sam Snead, 7 and 6

1952: Jim Turnesa, 1-up

1953: Walter Burkemo, 2 and 1

1954: Chick Harbert, 4 and 3

1955: Doug Ford, 4 and 3

1956: Jack Burke, 3 and 2

1957: Lionel Herbert, 2 and 1

1958: Dow Finsterwald, 276

1959: Bob Rosburg, 277

1960: Jay Hebert, 281

1961: Jerry Barber*, 277

1962: Gary Player, 278

1963: Jack Nicklaus, 279

1964: Bobby Nichols, 271

1965: Dave Marr, 280

1966: Al Geiberger, 280

1967: Don January*, 281

1968: Julius Boros, 281

1969: Ray Floyd, 269

1970: Dave Stockton, 279

1971: Jack Nicklaus, 281

1972: Gary Player, 281

1973: Jack Nicklaus, 277

1974: Lee Trevino, 276

1975: Jack Nicklaus, 275

1976: Dave Stockton, 281

1977: Lanny Wadkins*, 282

1978: John Mahaffey*, 276

1979: David Graham*, 272

1980: Jack Nicklaus, 274

1981: Larry Nelson, 273

1982: Ray Floyd, 272

1983: Hal Sutton, 274

1984: Lee Trevino, 273

1985: Hubert Green, 278

1986: Bob Tway, 276

1987: Larry Nelson*, 287

1988: Jeff Sluman, 272

1989: Payne Stewart, 276

1990: Wayne Grady, 282

1991: John Daly, 276

1992: Nick Price, 278

1993: Paul Azinger*, 272

1994: Nick Price, 269

1995: Steve Elkington*, 267

1996: Mark Brooks*, 277

1997: Davis Love III, 269

1998: Vijay Singh, 271

1999: Tiger Woods, 277

** 38th hole; * 37th hole. Note: The PGA Championship was a match-play tournament from 1916-57, with the two finalists playing 36 holes for the title.

PLAYOFFS

1961: Barber (67) def. January (68) in 18 holes.

1967: January (69) def. Don Massengale (71) in 18 holes.

1977: Wadkins (4-4-4) def. Gene Littler (4-4-5) on third hole of sudden death.

1978: Mahaffey (4-3) def. Jerry Pate (4-4) and Tom Watson (4-5) on second hole of sudden death.

1979: Graham (4-4-2) def. Ben Crenshaw (4-4-4) on third hole of sudden death.

1987: Nelson (4) def. Wadkins (5) on first hole of sudden death.

1993: Azinger (4-4) def. Greg Norman (4-5) on second hole of sudden death.

1995: Elkington (3) def. Colin Montgomerie (4) on first hole of sudden death.

1996: Brooks (4) def. Kenny Perry (5) on first hole of sudden death.

MULTIPLE WINNERS

5: Walter Hagen (1921, 1924-27)

5: Jack Nicklaus (1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980)

3: Gene Sarazen (1922-23, 1933)

3: Sam Snead (1942, 1949, 1951)

2: Jim Barnes (1916, 1919)

2: Leo Diegel (1928-29)

2: Ray Floyd (1969, 1982)

2: Ben Hogan (1946, 1948)

2: Byron Nelson (1940, 1945)

2: Larry Nelson (1981, 1987)

2: Gary Player (1962, 1972)

2: Paul Runyan (1934, 1938)

2: Denny Shute (1936-37)

2: Dave Stockton (1970, 1976)

2: Lee Trevino (1974, 1984)

TOURNAMENT RECORDS

BEST 72-HOLE SCORE

267 (17 under par): Elkington (68-67-68-64) 1995

267 (17 under par): Montgomerie (68-67-67-65) 1995

269 (11 under par): Love III (66-71-66-66) 1997

269 (11 under par): Price (67-65-70-67) 1994

271 (9 under par): Nichols (64-71-69-67) 1964

271 (9 under par): Singh (70-66-67-68) 1998

272 (8 under par): Graham (69-68-70-65) 1979

272 (8 under par): Crenshaw (69-67-69-67) 1979

272 (12 under par): Sluman (69-70-68-65) 1988

273 (15 under par): Trevino (69-68-67-69) 1984

273 (7 under par): Nelson (70-66-66-71) 1964

LARGEST WINNING MARGIN

Seven strokes by Nicklaus 1980

LOWEST FINAL-ROUND SCORE BY WINNER

64 (7 under par): Elkington 1995

65 (6 under par): Sluman 1988

65 (5 under par): Graham 1979

66 (4 under par): Love III 1997

66 (4 under par): Rosburg 1959

66 (7 under par): Mahaffey 1978

THE COURSES

MOST TIMES HOSTING TOURNAMENT

(With last year held)

3: Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio (1975)

3: Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pa. (1978)

2: Olympia Fields Country Club, Matteson, Ill. 1961)

2: Keller Golf Club, St. Paul, Minn. (1954)

2: Cherry Hills Country Club, Denver (1985)

2: Shoal Creek, Birmingham, Ala. (1990)

2: Oakland Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. (1979)

2: Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Okla. (1994)

2: Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Ky. (2000)

FUTURE SITES

2001: Atlanta Athletic Club, Duluth, Ga.

2002: Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minn.

2003: Oak Hill Country Club (East), Rochester, N.Y.

2004: Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Ky.

2005: The Country Club, Brookline, Mass.

2006: Medinah Country Club, Medinah, Ill.

2007: To be announced

2008: Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

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