PGA Championship Playoff History


Playoff History

YEAR SITE RESULT
1923 Pelham Golf Club
Pelham Manor, N.Y.
Gene Sarazen defeated Walter Hagen, 1-up, 38 holes
1934 Park Club of Buffalo
Williamsville, N.Y.
Paul Runyan defeated Craig Wood, 1-up, 38 holes
1937 Pittsburgh Field Club
Aspinwall, Pa.
Denny Shute defeated Harold "Jug" McSpaden, 1-up, 37 holes
1939 Pomonok Country Club
Flushing, N.Y.
Henry Picard defeated Byron Nelson, 1-up, 37 holes
1941 Cherry Hills Country Club
Denver
Vic Ghezzi defeated Byron Nelson, 1-up, 38 holes
1961 Olympia Fields Country Club
Olympia Fields, Ill.
Jerry Barber defeated Don January, 67 to 68, in an 18-hole playoff
1967 Columbine Country Club
Littleton, Colo.
Don January defeated Don Massengale, 69 to 71, in an 18-hole playoff
1977 Pebble Beach Golf Links
Pebble Beach, Calif.
Lanny Wadkins defeated Gene Littler, making a six-foot par putt on the third extra hole in a sudden-death playoff
1978 Oakmont Country Club
Oakmont, Pa.
John Mahaffey defeated Jerry Pate and Tom Watson by making a 12-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole of a sudden-death playoff
1979 Oakland Hills Country Club
Bloomfield Township, Mich.
David Graham defeated Ben Crenshaw with a birdie on the third extra hole of a sudden-death playoff
1987 PGA National Golf Club
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Larry Nelson defeated Lanny Wadkins with a par on the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff
1993 Inverness Club
Toledo, Ohio
Paul Azinger defeated Greg Norman with a par on the second extra hole of a sudden-death playoff
1995 Riviera Country Club
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Steve Elkington defeated Colin Montgomerie with a birdie on the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff
1996 Valhalla Golf Club
Louisville, Ky.
Mark Brooks defeated Kenny Perry with a birdie on the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff
2000 Valhalla Golf Club
Louisville, Ky.
Tiger Woods defeated Bob May in the first three-hole aggregate score playoff in major and PGA Championship history, making a birdie on the 16th hole and finishing with two pars. May parred all three holes.
2004 Whistling Straits
Straits Course
Kohler, Wis.
Vijay Singh defeated Chris DiMarco and Justin Leonard in a three-hole aggregate score playoff, making a birdie on the 10th hole (the first extra hole), and finishing with pars on the 17th and 18th holes. DiMarco and Leonard each had three consecutive pars.
2010 Whistling Straits
Straits Course
Kohler, Wis.
Martin Kaymer defeated Bubba Watson in a three-hole aggregate score playoff, making a par on the 10th hole (first extra hole), and finishing with a birdie at 17 and a bogey at 18. Watson finished birdie-par-double bogey.
2011 Atlanta Athletic Club
Highlands Course
Johns Creek, Ga.
Keegan Bradley defeated Jason Dufner in a three-hole aggregate score playoff, making a birdie on the 16th hole (first extra hole), and finishing with pars at 17 and 18. Dufner finished par-bogey-birdie.