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Golf Australia Express : GA Express 204
NO.1 Men's World Rankings US Money List LPGA Money List Order of Merit LET Money List Women's Rankings Latest Rankings & Money Lists AUSTRALIAN winners of the US PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier (1947), David Graham (1979), Wayne Grady (1990), Steve Elkington (1995) and Jason Day (2015). 5 YEARS since the inaugural PGA, won by Jim Barnes at Siwanoy Country Club in New York in October 1916. For his efforts, Barnes collected $500. THE total prizemoney – in millions – at the PGA, up US$500,000 from last year. The winner takes home US$1.89 million, more than the other three majors. $10.5 CLUB professionals in the PGA field. They qualified via top-20 finishes at the PGA of America’s Professional National Championship. 20 PAR on the Lower course at Baltusrol. The most recent par-70 layout used for the PGA was Oak Hill three years ago when Jason Dufner won. 70 METRES the Lower course at Baltusrol will measure from the back tees this week. That’s 64 metres longer than the course played at the 2005 PGA. 6,823 YEARS since Baltusrol last staged a major, the 2005 PGA Championship won by Phil Mickelson with a 72nd-hole birdie to defeat Steve Elkington and Thomas Bjorn by a shot. The club has also hosted seven US Opens, most recently in 1993 when Lee Janzen beat Payne Stewart. 11 EDITIONS of the PGA staged as matchplay. The last was in 1957, when Lionel Hebert defeated Dow Finsterwald 2&1 in the final at Miami Valley Golf Club in Ohio. Finsterwald won the first strokeplay edition a year later. 39 thenumbers YEARS since the Open Championship and PGA Championship were both held in July. Gary Player won The Open in 1968, while Julius Boros captured that year’s PGA. Boros was – and still is – the oldest winner of a major. He was 48. 48 100
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