Who has won the most US PGA Championships?

Category: The Majors
Jack Nicklaus
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Clue

There are 2 players with equal amount of wins

Answer

Both Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus have won 5 USPGA Championships.

US PGA Championship

The PGA Championship, conducted by the PGA of America, is one of the four major championships in professional golf.

The first USPGA Championship was held in October 1916 at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York.

The winner was Jim Barnes. He received $500 and a diamond-studded gold medal donated by Rodman Wanamaker.

Walter Hagen won all of his during the match play era.

Jack Nicklaus also finished runner-up on 4 occasions which is the most.

Tiger Woods currently holds 4 USPGA Championship wins follwowed by Gene Sarazen and Sam Snead both with 3 wins.

Walter Hagen US PGA Championships

  • 1921 PGA Championship
  • 1924 PGA Championship
  • 1925 PGA Championship
  • 1926 PGA Championship
  • 1927 PGA Championship

Jack Nicklaus US PGA Championships

  • 1963 PGA Championship
  • 1971 PGA Championship
  • 1973 PGA Championship
  • 1975 PGA Championship
  • 1980 PGA Championship