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The 1958 PGA Championship was the 40th PGA Championship played July 17-20 at Llanerch Country Club in Havertown, Pennsylvania. It was the first PGA Championship held in its current stroke play format; previous editions of the tournament had been contested at match play. Dow Finsterwald won the tournament by two shots over Billy Casper for what would be his only major title.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 Dow Finsterwald  United States 67-72-70-67=276 -4 5,500
2 Billy Casper  United States 73-67-68-70=278 -2 3,500
3 Sam Snead  United States 73-67-67-73=280 E 2,400
4 Jack Burke, Jr.  United States 70-72-69-70=281 +1 2,000
T5 Tommy Bolt  United States 72-70-73-70=285 +5 1,600
Julius Boros  United States 72-68-73-72=285
Jay Hebert  United States 68-71-73-73=285
T8 Buster Cupit  United States 71-74-69-73=287 +7 1,300
Ed Oliver  United States 74-73-71-69=287
Mike Souchak  United States 75-69-69-74=287

External links

  • Results - at www.pgamediaguide.com (Note: 4th round scores are mangled)
  • Results - at www.golfobserver.com
Preceded by
1958 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1959 Masters
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