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Past Winners of the Senior PGA Championship(1937-2007)

YearWinnerSite
1937Jock HutchisonAugusta National (Ga.) G.C.
1938Freddie McLeod*Augusta National (Ga.) G.C.
1940Otto Hackbarth*Bobby Jones G.C. &
North Shore CC, Sarasota,Fla.
1941Jack Burke Sr.Bobby Jones G.C. &
SarasotaBay C.C.
Sarasota, (Fla.)
1942Eddie WilliamsFort Myers (Fla.) C.C.
1943-44No Championships played due to World War II
1945Eddie WilliamsPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1946Eddie Williams*PGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1947Jock HutchisonPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1948Charles McKennaPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1949Marshall CrichtonPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1950Al WatrousPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1951Al Watrous*PGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1952Ernie NewnhamPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1953Harry SchwabPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1954Gene SarazenPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1955Mortie DutraPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1956Pete BurkePGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1957Al Watrous*PGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1958Gene SarazenPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1959Willie GogginPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1960Dick MetzPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1961Paul RunyanPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1962Paul RunyanPGA National G.C.
Dunedin,Fla.
1963Herman BarronPort St. Lucie (Fla.) C.C.
1964Sam SneadPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens,Fla.
1965Sam SneadFort Lauderdale (Fla.) C.C.
1966Fred HaasJr. PGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens,Fla.
1967Sam SneadPGA National GC, Palm Beach Gardens,Fla.
1968Chandler HarperPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1969Tommy BoltPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1970Sam SneadPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1971Julius BorosPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1972Sam SneadPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1973Sam SneadPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1974Roberto De VicenzoPort St. Lucie (Fla.) C.C.
1975Charles Sifford*Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
1976Pete CooperWalt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
1977Julius BorosWalt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
1978Joe Jimenez*Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
1979Jack Fleck*Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla.
1979†Don JanuaryTurnberry Isle C.C.
North Miami Beach, Fla.
1980Arnold Palmer*Turnberry Isle C.C.
North Miami Beach, Fla.
1981Miller BarberTurnberry Isle C.C.
North Miami Beach, Fla.
1982Don JanuaryPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1984Arnold PalmerPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1984†Peter ThomsonPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1986Gary PlayerPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1987Chi Chi RodriguezPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1988Gary PlayerPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1989Larry MowryPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1990Gary PlayerPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1991Jack NicklausPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1992Lee TrevinoPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1993Tom Wargo*PGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1994Lee TrevinoPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1995Raymond FloydPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1996Hale IrwinPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1997Hale IrwinPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1998Hale IrwinPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
1999Allen DoylePGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
2000Doug TewellPGA National G.C.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
2001Tom WatsonThe Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, N.J.
2002Fuzzy ZoellerFirestone Country Club, Akron Ohio
2003John JacobsAronimink Golf Club, Philadelphia, Penn.
2004Hale IrwinValhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Ky.
2005Mike ReidLaurel Valley Golf Club, Ligonier, Pa.
2006Jay HaasOak Tree Golf Club, Edmond, Okla.
2007Denis WatsonThe Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, S.C.
*Won playoff.
† Two Championships played in 1979 and 1984.
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