When was the first PGA Championship played?

Category: Golf History
first PGA Championship October 1916
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Woodrow Wilson was the president of the United States at the time.


The first PGA Championship was played in October 1916

More about the first PGA Championship

The tournament was played at the Siwanoy Country Club in New York.

The format was match play.

The winner was Jim Barnes who received a winner cheque of $500 and a diamond studded gold medal donated by Rodman Wanamaker.