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1996 PGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates August 8 - 11, 1996
Location Louisville, Kentucky
Course(s) Valhalla Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Par 72
Yardage 7,144
Field 137 players, 81 after cut
Cut 145 (+1)
Purse $2,400,000
Winner's share $430,000
Mark Brooks
277 (-11), playoff

The 1996 PGA Championship was the 78th PGA Championship held from August 8-11 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Mark Brooks won his first major championship with a birdie in a sudden death playoff over Kenny Perry.

Final leaderboard

# Player Country Score To par Winnings
1 Mark Brooks*  United States 68-70-69-70=277 -11 $430,000
2 Kenny Perry  United States 66-72-71-68=277 $260,000
T3 Tommy Tolles  United States 69-71-71-67=278 -10 $140,000
Steve Elkington  Australia 67-74-67-70=278
T5 Justin Leonard  United States 71-66-72-70=279 -9 $86,667
Jasper Parnevik  Sweden 73-67-69-70=279
Vijay Singh  Fiji 69-69-69-72=279
T8 Frank Nobilo  New Zealand 69-72-71-68=280 -8 $57,500
Per-Ulrik Johansson  Sweden 73-72-66-69=280
Larry Mize  United States 71-70-69-70=280
Lee Janzen  United States 68-71-71-70=280
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 68-71-69-72=280
Phil Mickelson  United States 67-67-74-72=280
T14 Tom Lehman  United States 71-71-69-70=281 -7 $39,000
Mike Brisky  United States 71-69-69-72=281
Joey Sindelar  United States 73-72-69-67=281

*Brooks defeated Perry on the first hole (4-x) of a sudden death playoff.

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Preceded by
1996 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1997 Masters


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