| July 24–29, 1934|
PGA of America
Match play - 5 rounds
| Park Country Club|
| 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.
Defending champion Gene Sarazen lost 4 & 3 in the second round to Al Watrous.
1934 PGA Championship Wikipedia
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
Sunday, July 29, 1934