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Tournament results: US Snr PGA Ch'ship

Results for the US Snr PGA Ch'ship are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2025
Majors
May 2025
tba
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

May 2025

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (85th). [Blue course, Congressional CC, Bethesda, Maryland].

2024
Majors
May 2024
tba
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

May 2024

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (84th). [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].

2023
Majors
(TBA)
May 2023
tba
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Venue

(TBA)

Score

May 2023

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (83rd).

2022
Majors
May 2022
tba
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

May 2022

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (82nd). [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].

2021
Majors
(Tanigawa, Ken)
May 27-30
tba
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(Tanigawa, Ken)

Score

May 27-30

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (81st) (May 28-31). [Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma].

2020
Majors
(Tanigawa, Ken)
Cancelled
n/a
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(Tanigawa, Ken)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (May 21-24; CANCELLED due to world coronavirus pandemic). [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].

2019
Majors
Tanigawa, Ken
277 (-3)
$585,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Tanigawa, Ken

Score

277 (-3)

Prize money

$585,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (80th) (May 23-26). Second-placed Scott McCarron (USA) finished 1 shot behind 51-year-old Tanigawa (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour Champions win, and first major championship victory. [East Course, Oak Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].

2018
Majors
265 (-19)
$585,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Broadhurst, Paul

Score

265 (-19)

Prize money

$585,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (79th) (May 24-27). Second-placed Tim Petrovic (USA) finished 4 shots behind Broadhurst (Eng), who won his second senior major championship title. [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].

2017
Majors
Trump Natl Washington DC
270 (-18)
$540,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Venue

Trump Natl Washington DC

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (78th) (May 25-28). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind Langer (Ger), who won his second straight major title and ninth in total. He also became the first player to win the career "super slam" of all five senior majors. [Trump Natl GC Washington DC, Potomac Falls, VA].

2016
Majors
265 (-15)
$504,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Mediate, Rocco

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$504,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (May 26-29). Second-placed and defending champion Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Mediate (USA), who claimed his first senior major championship title. [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].

2015
Majors
280 (-8)
$495,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Montgomerie, Colin

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$495,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (May 21-24). Second-placed Toledo Esteban (Mex) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Montgomerie (Scot), who claimed his third senior major win. [Pete Dye course, French Lick Resort, Indiana].

2014
Majors
271 (-13)
$378,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Montgomerie, Colin

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$378,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (75th) (May 22-25). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) finished 4 shots behind Montgomerie (Scot), who claimed his first major championship title. Previously "Monty" had competed in 71 majors, finishing runner-up five times. [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].

2013
Majors
Idoki, Kohki
273 (-11)
$378,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Idoki, Kohki

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

$378,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (May 23-26). Second-placed Kenny Perry (USA) and Jay Haas (USA) finished 2 shots behind Idoki (Jpn), the surprise winner who was making his first ever start in the USA. [Bellerive CC, St Louis, Missouri].

2012
Majors
271 (-13)
$378,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Chapman, Roger

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$378,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (May 24-27). Second-placed John Cook (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Chapman (Eng), who became the first Englishman to win this event. [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].

2011
Majors
278 (-10)
$360,000
KitchenAid

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

KitchenAid

The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid (May 26-29). Watson (USA) beat David Eger (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole to claim his sixth senior major title and 14th overall major. [Valhalla GC, Louisville, KY].

2010
Majors
281 (-7)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lehman, Tom

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The Senior PGA Championship (May 27-30). Lehman (USA) beat Fred Couples (USA) and David Frost (RSA) with a par at the first playoff hole to claim his first senior major title. [Colorado GC, Parker, Colorado].

2009
Majors
Allen, Michael
274 (-6)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Allen, Michael

Score

274 (-6)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The Senior PGA Championship (May 21-24). Second-placed Larry Mize (USA) finished 2 shots behind Allen (USA), who was playing on a special invite. He emulated Arnold Palmer by winning the Alfred S. Bourne trophy on his Champions Tour debut. [Canterbury GC, Beachwood, Ohio].

2008
Majors
287 (+7)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

287 (+7)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The Senior PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA). [Oak Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].

2007
Majors
Watson, Denis
279 (-9)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Denis

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The Senior PGA Championship (May 24-27). Second-placed Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Watson (Zim), who recorded his first senior major championship win, coming 23 years after his last win on the PGA Tour. [Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, SC].

2006
Majors
279 (-5)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The Senior PGA Championship (May 25-28). Haas (USA) clinched his first major championship title, beating Brad Bryant (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole. [Oak Tree National, Edmond, Okla. Known as Oak Tree GC at the time].

2005
Majors
280 (-8)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Reid, Mike

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the Senior PGA Championship (May 26-29). Mike "Radar" Reid (USA) beat Jerry Pate (USA) and Dana Quigley (USA) at the first playoff hole to record his first professional win since 1990. [Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier, nr Pittsburgh, PA].

2004
Majors
276 (-8)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Irwin, Hale

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the Senior PGA Championship (May 27-30). Second-placed Jay Haas (USA) finished 1 shot behind Irwin (USA), who claimed his fourth win in this event and his seventh senior major title. [Valhalla GC, Louisville, KY].

2003
Majors
276 (-4)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Score

276 (-4)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the Senior PGA Championship (June 5-8). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jacobs (USA), who claimed his first major championship title, and the last of his five Champions Tour wins. [Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA].

2002
Majors
Firestone CC
278 (-2)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Zoeller, Fuzzy

Venue

Firestone CC

Score

278 (-2)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the Senior PGA Championship (June 6-9). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) and Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Zoeller (USA), who won his first and only senior major title. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

2001
Majors
274 (-14)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Watson, Tom

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the Senior PGA Championship (May 25-27). Second-placed Jim Thorpe (USA) finished 1 shot behind Watson (USA). [Ridgewood CC, Paramus, NJ].

2000
Majors
201 (-15)
$324,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$324,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 13-16). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA), Tom Kite (USA), Dana Quigley (USA) and Larry Nelson (USA) finished 7 shots behind first-time Snr PGA Tour winner Tewell (USA). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1999
Majors
274 (-14)
$315,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 15-18). Second-placed Vicente Fernández (Arg) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Doyle (USA). [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1998
Majors
275 (-13)
$270,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Irwin, Hale

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 16-19). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA) finished 7 shots behind Irwin (USA), who recorded his third straight win in this event. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1997
Majors
274 (-14)
$216,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Irwin, Hale

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$216,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 17-20). Jack Nicklaus (USA) and Dale Douglass (USA) finished 12 shots behind defending champion Irwin (USA), who set a new record winning margin for a Senior PGA Tour event. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1996
Majors
280 (-8)
$198,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Irwin, Hale

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 18-21). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Irwin (USA), who recorded his first senior major championship win. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1995
Majors
277 (-11)
$180,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Floyd, Raymond

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 13-16). Second-placed John Paul Cain (USA), Larry Gilbert (USA) and defending champion Lee Trevino (USA) finished 5 shots behind Floyd (USA), who recorded his tenth Snr PGA Tour win. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1994
Majors
279 (-9)
$115,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$115,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 14-17). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Trevino (USA), who won this title for the second time in three years. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1993
Majors
Wargo, Tom
275 (-13)
$110,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Wargo, Tom

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$110,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 15-18). First-time Snr PGA Tour winner Wargo (USA) beat Bruce Crampton (Aus) at the second playoff hole, to record his only win in a major championship. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1992
Majors
278 (-10)
$100,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Trevino, Lee

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 16-19). Second-placed Mike Hill (USA) finished 1 shot behind Trevino (USA), who recorded back-to-back senior major championship wins, and became only the tenth player to win both the US PGA Championship and US PGA Seniors' Championship. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1991
Majors
271 (-17)
$85,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Nicklaus, Jack

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$85,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 18-21). Second-placed Bruce Crampton (Aus) finished 6 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Nicklaus (USA), who recorded back-to-back senior major championship wins. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1990
Majors
281 (-7)
$75,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 12-15). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) finished 2 shots behind Player (RSA). For the second time in three years Rodriguez finished runner-up to Player in this event. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1989
Majors
Mowry, Larry
281 (-7)
$72,000
General Foods

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Mowry, Larry

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$72,000

Title sponsor

General Foods

Played as the General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship (50th) (Feb 9-12). Second-placed Miller Barber (USA) and Al Geiberger (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mowry (USA), who recorded his only major championship win. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1988
Majors
284 (-4)
$63,000
General Foods

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

$63,000

Title sponsor

General Foods

Played as the General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship (Feb 11-14). Defending champion Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) finished 3 shots behind Player (RSA). [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1987
Majors
282 (-6)
$47,000
General Foods

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Rodriguez, Chi Chi

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$47,000

Title sponsor

General Foods

Played as the General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship (Feb 12-15). Second-placed Dale Douglass (USA) finished 1 shot behind Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA). [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1986
Majors
281 (-7)
$45,000
General Foods

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

General Foods

Played as the General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Lee Elder (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time senior major winner Player (RSA). [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1985
Majors
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

PGA Seniors' Championship not played in 1985. Rather than being the Snr PGA Tour season-ending event (as in previous years), it was moved from 1985 to become an early season event in February 1986.

1984
Majors
282 (-6)
$35,000
General Foods

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$35,000

Title sponsor

General Foods

Played as the General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship (Jan 19-22; the first of two PGA Seniors' Championships played in 1984). Defending champion and second-placed Don January (USA) finished 2 shots behind Palmer (USA). [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1984
Majors
286 (-2)
$40,000
General Foods

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

General Foods

Played as the General Foods PGA Seniors' Championship (Dec 6-9; Snr PGA Tr season-ending event; second of two PGA Seniors' Championships in 1984). Second-placed Don January (USA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Thomson (Aus), who claimed his only senior major championship title. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1983
Majors
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

PGA Seniors' Championship not played in 1983, but played in January 1984.

1982
Majors
288 (E)
$25,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

January, Don

Score

288 (E)

Prize money

$25,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (Dec 2-5; Snr PGA Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Julius Boros (USA) finished 1 shot behind January (USA), who recorded his only senior major championship win. In 1967, on the main PGA Tour, January won the PGA Championship, his only other major championship title. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1981
Majors
281 (-7)
$20,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Barber, Miller

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (Dec 3-6; Snr PGA Tr season-ending event). Second-placed and defending champion Arnold Palmer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Barber (USA). [Soffer course, Turberry Isle Resort, Aventura, FL; at the time called the South course].

1980
Majors
289 (+1)
$20,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Palmer, Arnold

Score

289 (+1)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (Dec 4-7; the Snr PGA Tr was launched in this year; this was its season-ending event. This event, together with the U.S. Senior Open played in June, launched the concept of "senior majors"). Palmer (USA), making his debut in this event, beat Paul Harney (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Soffer course, Turberry Isle Resort, Aventura, FL; at the time called the South course].

1979
America
289 (+1)
$7,500
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Fleck, Jack

Score

289 (+1)

Prize money

$7,500

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (in Feb 1979, the first of two Senior PGA Championships played in 1979). Fleck (USA) beat Bill Johnston (USA) and Bob Erickson (USA) at the third hole of a playoff. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL].

1979
America
270 (-18)
$15,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

January, Don

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$15,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (Dec 1979; the second of two Senior PGA Championships played in 1979). Second-placed George Bayer (USA) finished 8 shots behind January (USA). [Soffer course, Turberry Isle Resort, Aventura, FL; at the time called the South course].

1978
America
Jimenez, Joe
286 (-2)
$7,500
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jimenez, Joe

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

$7,500

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Jimenez (USA) beat Joe Cheves (USA) and Manuel de la Torre (Esp/USA) at the first hole of a sudden-death playoff. [Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL].

1977
America
283 (-5)
$7,500
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Boros, Julius

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$7,500

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Freddie Haas (USA) finished 1 shot behind Boros (USA). [Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL].

1976
America
Cooper, Pete
283 (-5)
$7,500
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cooper, Pete

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$7,500

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Fred Wampler (USA) finished 5 shots behind Cooper (USA). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL].

1975
America
280 (-8)
$7,500
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sifford, Charlie

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$7,500

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Sifford (USA) beat Fred Wampler (USA) with a 22-foot birdie putt at the first playoff hole. [Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL].

1974
America
Port St Lucie CC
273 (-15)
$6,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

De Vicenzo, Roberto

Venue

Port St Lucie CC

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Art Wall Jr (USA) and Julius Boros (USA) finished 3 shots behind De Vicenzo (Arg). [Port St Lucie CC, Port St Lucie, FL].

1973
America
BallenIsles CC
268 (-20)
$6,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Julius Boros (Arg) finished 15 shots behind defending champion Snead (USA). [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1972
America
BallenIsles CC
286 (-2)
$6,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Julius Boros (USA) and Tommy Bolt (USA) finished 1 shot behind Snead (USA). [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1971
America
BallenIsles CC
285 (-3)
$6,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Boros, Julius

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Tommy Bolt (USA) finished 3 shots behind Boros (USA), the only player to finish under par. [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1970
America
BallenIsles CC
290 (+2)
$6,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

290 (+2)

Prize money

$6,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Freddie Haas (USA) finished 2 shots behind Snead (USA). [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1969
America
BallenIsles CC
278 (-10)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Bolt, Tommy

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Pete Fleming (USA) finished 1 shot behind Bolt (USA). [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1968
America
BallenIsles CC
279 (-9)
$4,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Harper, Chandler

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$4,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) finished 4 shots behind Chandler Harper (USA). [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1967
America
BallenIsles CC
279 (-9)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Bob Hamilton (USA) finished 9 shots behind Snead (USA). [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1966
America
Haas, Fred
BallenIsles CC
286 (-2)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Fred

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed E.J. "Dutch" Harrison (USA) and John Barnum (USA) finished 2 shots behind Freddie Haas (USA). [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as Champions course, PGA National GC].

1965
America
Ft Lauderdale CC
278 (-10)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

Ft Lauderdale CC

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Joe Lopez Sr (USA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Snead (USA). [Ft Lauderdale CC, Ft Lauderdale, FL].

1964
America
BallenIsles CC
279 (-9)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

BallenIsles CC

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (25th). For the second year running John Barnum (USA) finished in second place, this time behind wire-to-wire winner Snead (USA), who was making his debut in this event. [East Course, BallenIsles CC, Palm Beach Gdns, FL. at the time known as the "new" PGA National GC, taking that name from Dunedin GC, FL].

1963
America
Barron, Herman
Port St Lucie CC
272 (-16)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Barron, Herman

Venue

Port St Lucie CC

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed John Barnum (USA) finished 2 shots behind Barron (USA), who for the first time in PGA Seniors' history shot four sub-70 rounds. [Port St Lucie CC, Port St Lucie, FL].

1962
America
278 (-10)
$2,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Runyan, Paul

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Dutch Harrison (USA), Errie Ball (Wales/USA) and Joe Brown (USA) finished in second place behind defending champion Paul Runyan (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1961
America
278 (-10)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Runyan, Paul

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Jimmy Demaret (USA) finished 3 shots behind Runyan (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1960
America
Metz, Dick
284 (-4)
$1,500
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Metz, Dick

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Paul Runyan (USA) and trick-shot artist Tony Longo (USA) finished 5 shots behind Dick Metz (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1959
America
Goggin, Willie
284 (-4)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Goggin, Willie

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Denny Shute (USA), Leland Gibson (USA) and Paul Runyan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Goggin (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1958
America
288 (E)
$1,200
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sarazen, Gene

Score

288 (E)

Prize money

$1,200

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Charles Sheppard (USA) finished 3 shots behind Gene Sarazen (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1957
America
Watrous, Al
210 (-6)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watrous, Al

Score

210 (-6)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Watrous (USA) beat Bob Stupple (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Watrous 72 (E), Stupple 75 (+3). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1956
America
Burke, Pete
215 (-1)
$1,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Burke, Pete

Score

215 (-1)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Ock Willoweit (USA) finished 1 shot behind Pete Burke (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1955
America
Dutra, Mortie
213 (-3)
$1,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Dutra, Mortie

Score

213 (-3)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Denny Shute (USA), Gene Sarazen (USA) and Mike Murra (USA) finished 4 shots behind Dutra (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1954
America
214 (-2)
$1,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sarazen, Gene

Score

214 (-2)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Al Watrous (USA) and Perry Del Vecchio (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sarazen (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1953
America
Schwab, Harry
142 (-2)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Schwab, Harry

Score

142 (-2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Charles McKenna (USA) and Gene Sarazen (USA) finished 3 shots behind Harry Schwab (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1952
America
Newnham, Ernie
146 (+2)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Newnham, Ernie

Score

146 (+2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Defending champion and second-placed Al Watrous (USA) finished 1 shot behind Newnham (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1951
America
Watrous, Al
142 (-2)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watrous, Al

Score

142 (-2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Defending champion Watrous (USA) beat 68-year old Jock Hutchison (Scot/USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Watrous 75 (+3), Hutchison 81 (+9). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1950
America
Watrous, Al
142 (-2)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Watrous, Al

Score

142 (-2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Bill Jelliffe (USA) finished 3 shots behind Al Watrous (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1949
America
Crichton, Marshall
145 (+1)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Crichton, Marshall

Score

145 (+1)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed George Smith (USA), Jock Hutchison (Scot/USA) and Louis Chiapetta (USA) finished 1 shot behind Crichton (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1948
America
McKenna, Charles
141 (-3)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McKenna, Charles

Score

141 (-3)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Ben Richter (USA) finished in second place for a second straight year, this time behind wire-to-wire winner McKenna (USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1947
America
145 (+1)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hutchison, Jock

Score

145 (+1)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Ben Richter (USA) finished 3 shots behind Hutchison (Scot/USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1946
America
Williams, Eddie
146 (+2)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Williams, Eddie

Score

146 (+2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Williams (USA) made it three PGA Seniors' titles in a row, beating Jock Hutchison (Scot/USA) in an 18-hole playoff. Hutchison had to settle for second place behind Williams for the third straight year. [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1945
America
Williams, Eddie
148 (+4)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Williams, Eddie

Score

148 (+4)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Williams (USA) retained the title he had held since his 1942 victory. As in 1942, Jock Hutchison (Scot/USA) finished second, this time just 1 shot behind Williams. [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. at the time known as PGA National GC].

1944
America
(not played)
x
x
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

PGA of America

PGA Seniors' Championship not played due to World War II.

1943
America
(not played)
x
x
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

PGA of America

PGA Seniors' Championship not played due to World War II.

1942
America
Williams, Eddie
Ft Myers CC
138 (-6)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Williams, Eddie

Venue

Ft Myers CC

Score

138 (-6)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Jock Hutchison (Scot/USA) finished 6 shots behind Williams (USA), the only player to finish under par. [Ft Myers CC, Ft Myers, FL].

1941
America
Burke Sr, Jack
Bobby Jones GC
142 (E)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Burke Sr, Jack

Venue

Bobby Jones GC

Score

142 (E)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Second-placed Eddie Williams (USA) finished 7 shots behind Burke Sr (USA). [Bobby Jones GC, Sarasota, FL].

1940
America
Hackbarth, Otto
Bobby Jones GC
146 (+4)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hackbarth, Otto

Venue

Bobby Jones GC

Score

146 (+4)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. Hackbarth (USA) beat Jock Hutchison (Scot/USA) in a second 18-hole playoff (Hackbarth 74, Hutchison 75). In the first 18-hole playoff both players shot 74 (+3). [Bobby Jones GC, Sarasota, FL].

1939
America
(not played)
x
x
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

PGA of America

PGA Seniors' Championship not played.

1938
America
154 (+10)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McLeod, Fred

Score

154 (+10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship. McLeod (Scot/USA) beat Otto Hackbarth (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (McLeod 80, Hackbarth 82). [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].

1937
America
223 (+7)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hutchison, Jock

Score

223 (+7)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the inaugural PGA Seniors' Championship. With the U.S. Senior Open, it became one of two championships that launched the "senior major" concept in 1980. Second-placed George Gordon (USA) finished 8 shots behind Hutchison (Scot/USA). [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].

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