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2005 PGA ChampionshipA PGA of America Event
History

Championship Record Book

Age

Oldest Winner

Julius Boros (48 years, 4 months, 18 days), 1968

Youngest Winner

Gene Sarazen (20 years, 5 months, 22 days) 1922

Champions

Most Victories

5, Walter Hagen (1921, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927)
5, Jack Nicklaus (1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980)

Consecutive Victories

5, Walter Hagen (1921, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927)

Most Runner-ups

4, Jack Nicklaus (1964, 1965, 1974, 1983)

Scoring (stroke play, 1958-present)

Low 72 Holes

5, Walter Hagen (1921, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927)
5, Jack Nicklaus (1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980)

Lowest Under Par 72 Holes

17 under, Steve Elkington, 1995

















Jim Turnesa 1942: Against a backdrop of WWII, U.S. Army Corporal Jim Turnesa and U.S. Navy recruit Sam Snead met in the finals of the 25th PGA Championship at Seaview C.C. in Atlantic City, N.J., with Snead holing a 60-foot birdie chip shot for his first major championship. More

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