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1934 PGA Championship

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Dates  July 24–29, 1934
Organized by  PGA of America
Format  Match play - 5 rounds
Course(s)  Park Country Club
Tour(s)  PGA Tour
1934 PGA Championship
Location  Williamsville, New York, U.S.

The 1934 PGA Championship was the 17th PGA Championship, held July 24–29 at Park Country Club in Williamsville, New York, a suburb northeast of Buffalo. Then a match play championship, Paul Runyan won the first of his two PGA Championship titles, defeating Craig Wood in 38 holes.

Contents

Defending champion Gene Sarazen lost 4 & 3 in the second round to Al Watrous.

Format

The match play format at the PGA Championship in 1934 called for 12 rounds (216 holes) in six days:

  • Tuesday – 36-hole stroke play qualifier
  • defending champion Gene Sarazen and top 31 professionals advanced to match play
  • Wednesday – first round – 36 holes
  • Thursday – second round – 36 holes
  • Friday – quarterfinals – 36 holes
  • Saturday – semifinals – 36 holes
  • Sunday – final – 36 holes
  • Failed to qualify

    Source:

    Final results

    Sunday, July 29, 1934

    References

    1934 PGA Championship Wikipedia


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