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1980 PGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates August 7 - 10, 1980
Location Rochester, New York
Course(s) Oak Hill Country Club, East Course
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Par 70
Yardage 6,964
Field 150 players, 77 after cut
Cut 149 (+9)
Purse $375,000
Winner's share $60,000
Jack Nicklaus
274 (-6)

The 1980 PGA Championship was the 62nd PGA Championship held from August 7-10 at Oak Hill Country Club, East Course in Rochester, New York. Jack Nicklaus won his fifth PGA Championship, second major title of the year, and 17th major title of his career by seven strokes over Andy Bean. Nicklaus's fifth PGA Championship victory tied him for the most all-time with Walter Hagen.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings
1 Jack Nicklaus  United States 70-69-66-69=274 -6 $60,000
2 Andy Bean  United States 72-71-68-70=281 +1 $40,000
T3 Lon Hinkle  United States 70-69-69-75=283 +3 $22,500
Gil Morgan  United States 68-70-73-72=283
T5 Curtis Strange  United States 68-72-72-72=284 +4 $14,500
Howard Twitty  United States 68-74-71-71=284
7 Lee Trevino  United States 74-71-71-69=285 +5 $11,000
T8 Bill Rogers  United States 71-71-72-72=286 +6 $8,500
Bobby Walzel  United States 68-76-71-71=286
T10 Terry Diehl  United States 72-72-68-76=288 +8 $6,000
Peter Jacobsen  United States 71-73-74-70=288
Jerry Pate  United States 72-73-70-73=288
Tom Watson  United States 75-74-72-67=288
Tom Weiskopf  United States 71-73-72-72=288
T15 John Mahaffey  United States 71-77-69-72=289 +9 $4,375
Andy North  United States 72-70-73-74=289

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Preceded by
1980 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1981 Masters


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