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The 1979 PGA Championship was the 61st PGA Championship played August 2-5 at Oakland Hills Country Club (South Course) in Bloomfield Township, Michigan. David Graham won the championship in a sudden-death playoff over Ben Crenshaw.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($)
1 David Graham*  Australia 69-68-70-65=272 -8 60,000
2 Ben Crenshaw  United States 69-67-69-67=272 40,000
3 Rex Caldwell  United States 67-70-66-71=274 -6 25,000
4 Ron Streck  United States 68-71-69-68=276 -4 20,000
T5 Gibby Gilbert  United States 69-72-68-69=278 -2 14,500
Jerry Pate  United States 69-69-69-71=278
T7 Jay Haas  United States 68-69-73-69=279 -1 9,200
Don January  United States 69-70-71-69=279
Howard Twitty  United States 70-73-69-67=279
T10 Lou Graham  United States 69-74-68-69=280 E 6,750
Gary Koch  United States 71-71-71-67=280

*Graham defeated Crenshaw on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff.

External links

  • Results - at (Note: 4th round scores are mangled)
  • Results - at
Preceded by
1979 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1980 Masters


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