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PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is an annual event played each year, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four tournaments comprising the men's Grand Slam of golf, and it is the golf season's final major.


The first PGA Championship was in
1916 at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York. The trophy was donated by Rodman Wanamaker, hence the name of the trophy, Wanamaker trophy. It was initially a match play event, and it moved to a stroke play format in 1958. The first winner, Jim Barnes received $500 US in 1916, and in 2003 the winner, Shaun Micheel, received $1,080,000 US.

Men's PGA Championship winners: