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Tournament results: Philadelphia Classic

Results for the Philadelphia Classic are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1980
America
Whitemarsh Valley
272 (-12)
$45,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the (last) IVB-Golf Classic (Jul 31-Aug 3). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 1 shot behind Doug Tewell (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1979
America
Whitemarsh Valley
273 (-11)
$45,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Graham, Lou

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (July 26-29). Lou Graham (USA) beat Bobby Wadkins (USA) with a birdie-three at the first playoff hole. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1978
America
Whitemarsh Valley
270 (-14)
$50,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (July 20-23). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jack Nicklaus (USA), who claimed his third win in this event. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1977
America
McGee, Jerry
Whitemarsh Valley
272 (-12)
$40,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McGee, Jerry

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (July 28-31). Second-placed Bob Shearer (Aus) and John Lister (NZ) finished 4 shots behind Jerry McGee (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1976
America
Whitemarsh Valley
277 (-7)
$40,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kite, Tom

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Bicentennial Golf Classic (June 3-6). 26-year-old Tom Kite (USA) beat Terry Diehl (USA) with a par at the fifth playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1975
America
Whitemarsh Valley
275 (-9)
$30,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jenkins, Tom

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (June 12-16). Second-placed Johnny Miller (USA) finished 1 shot behind 27-year-old Tom Jenkins (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. 36-hole Monday finish required due to earlier rain delays. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1974
America
Whitemarsh Valley
271 (-17)
$30,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Hubert

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Classic (June 6-9). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 4 shots behind Hubert Green (USA). [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1973
America
Whitemarsh Valley
274 (-14)
$30,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weiskopf, Tom

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (Jun 7-10). Second-placed Jim Barber (USA) finished 4 shots behind Tom Weiskopf (USA), who recorded his third win in his last four starts, and second win in this event in three years. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1972
America
Whitemarsh Valley
282 (-6)
$30,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, J.C.

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (Jun 8-11). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodríguez (PR/USA) finished 1 shot behind Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA). [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1971
America
Whitemarsh Valley
274 (-14)
$30,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weiskopf, Tom

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (Aug 19-22). Second-placed Dave Hill (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tom Weiskopf (USA). [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1970
America
Whitemarsh Valley
274 (-14)
$30,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Casper, Billy

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (July 16-19). Second-placed Terry Wilcox (USA) finished 3 shots behind Billy Casper (USA). [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1969
America
Whitemarsh Valley
279 (-9)
$30,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Dave

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (July 17-20; first year of sponsorship by IVB, Industrial Valley Bank). Dave Hill (USA) beat R.H. "Dick" Sikes (USA), Gay Brewer (USA) and Tommy Jacobs (USA) with an 11-foot birdie putt at the first playoff hole. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1968
America
Whitemarsh Valley
276 (-12)
$20,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Murphy, Bob

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Philadelphia Golf Classic (Aug 22-25). 25-year-old tour rookie Bob Murphy (USA) beat Labron Harris Jr (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole (par-5 17th), to claim the first of his five PGA Tour wins. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1967
America
Sikes, Dan
Whitemarsh Valley
276 (-12)
$22,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sikes, Dan

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$22,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Philadelphia Golf Classic (Sept 14-17). Second-placed George Archer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Dan Sikes (USA). [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1966
America
Whitemarsh Valley
278 (-10)
$21,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

January, Don

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$21,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Philadelphia Golf Classic (Aug 25-28). Second-placed and defending champion Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 1 shot behind Don January (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1965
America
Whitemarsh Valley
277 (-11)
$24,300
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$24,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Philadelphia Golf Classic (Aug 5-8; formerly called the Whitemarsh Open). Second-placed Doug Sanders (USA) and Joe Campbell (USA) finished 2 shot behind defending champion Jack Nicklaus (USA), whose 45-foot putt for a birdie-three on the 71st hole set-up the win. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1964
America
Whitemarsh Valley
276 (-12)
$24,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$24,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Whitemarsh Open (July 2-5; PGA Tour invitational event). Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Jack Nicklaus (USA). [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1963
America
Whitemarsh Valley
281 (-7)
$26,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$26,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Whitemarsh Open (Oct 3-6; PGA Tour invitational event). Second-placed Lionel Hebert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Arnold Palmer (USA), who scooped what at the time was the biggest first prize ever offered in professional golf. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

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