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The 1978 PGA Championship was the 60th PGA Championship played August 3-6 at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. John Mahaffey won the championship in a sudden-death playoff over Jerry Pate and Tom Watson.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 John Mahaffey*  United States 75-67-68-66=276 -8 50,000
T2 Jerry Pate  United States 72-70-66-68=276 25,000
Tom Watson  United States 67-69-67-73=276
T4 Gil Morgan  United States 76-71-66-67=280 -4 14,500
Tom Weiskopf  United States 73-67-69-71=280
6 Craig Stadler  United States 70-74-67-71=282 -2 10,000
T7 Andy Bean  United States 72-72-70-70=284 E 8,000
Graham Marsh  Australia 72-74-68-70=284
Lee Trevino  United States 69-73-70-72=284
10 Fuzzy Zoeller  United States 75-69-73-68=285 +1 6,500

*Mahaffey defeated Pate and Watson on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff.

External links

  • Results - at (Note: 4th round scores are mangled)
  • Results - at
Preceded by
1978 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1979 Masters


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