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Golf Australia Express : Issue 48—PGA Championship
The number of PGA Championships won by Australians. They were Jim Ferrier (1947), David Graham (1979), Wayne Grady (1990) and Steve Elkington (1995). The four wins rank Australia second on the list of countries with PGA titles, marginally behind the USA with 77 wins. 4 NO.1 Men's World Rankings Women's World Rankings US Money List LPGA Money List LET Money List The number of golfers who have won a PGA Championship in the event’s 93 editions. 63 1958 The first year the event was played as a 72-hole strokeplay. American Dow Finsterwald posted 4-under at Llanerch CC in Pennsylvania to claim his sole major and $5500 in prizemoney. 71 The number of courses to have hosted the PGA Championship. The bragging rights for hosting it the most goes to Southern Hills Country Club in Oklahoma, which has seen four PGA Championships on its turf. Kenny Perry on August 10 Tommy Gainey on August 13 Darren Clarke (above) on August 14 500 The number of American dollars paid to England’s Jim Barnes after he won the inaugural PGA Championship 1-up over American Jock Huthinson at New York’s Siwanoy Country Club in 1916. By comparison, last year’s winner Keegan Bradley collected $1.44 million. 0The number of PGA Championships won by Arnold Palmer. Palmer did manage three runners-up, though, including a finish behind Bobby Nichols in 1964 after posting four rounds in the 60s at a major championship—the first ever to do so. 10 The collective number of PGA Championships held by Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus. With five each, the two have more than any other player. Hagen won five Wanamaker trophies in a span of seven years that included four consecutive wins from 1924 to 1927 and an undefeated matchplay streak of 22 matches. The number of times the PGA Championship will have been held in South Carolina after this week’s event at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. 1 NUMB3RS BIRTHDAYS 1972 The year Gene Sarazen, aged 70, became the oldest competitor at a US PGA. ‘The Squire’ with three PGA Championships to his name, was the event’s youngest winner at 20 years, 174 days in 1922.