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1987 PGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates August 6 - 9, 1987
Location Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Course(s) PGA National Resort & Spa
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Par 72
Yardage 7,002
Field 150 players, 73 after cut
Cut 151 (+7)
Purse $900,000
Winner's share $150,000
Larry Nelson
287 (-1), playoff

The 1987 PGA Championship was the 69th PGA Championship held from August 6-9 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Larry Nelson won his second PGA Championship and third major title on the first sudden-death playoff hole over Lanny Wadkins.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings
1 Larry Nelson*  United States 70-72-73-72=287 -1 $150,000
2 Lanny Wadkins  United States 70-70-74-73=287 $90,000
T3 Scott Hoch  United States 74-74-71-69=288 E $58,750
D.A. Weibring  United States 73-72-67-76=288
T5 Mark McCumber  United States 74-69-69-77-289 +1 $37,500
Don Pooley  United States 73-71-73-72=289
T7 Ben Crenshaw  United States 72-70-74-74=290 +2 $27,500
Bobby Wadkins  United States 68-74-71-77=290
9 Curtis Strange  United States 70-76-71-74=291 +3 $22,500
T10 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 72-70-72-78=292 +4 $17,000
David Frost  South Africa 75-70-71-76=292
Tom Kite  United States 72-77-71-72=292
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 76-71-70-75=292
T14 Six players tied +5 $10,750

*Nelson (4) defeated Wadkins (5) on the first sudden-death playoff hole.

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Preceded by
1987 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1988 Masters


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