List of PGA Championship Winners By Year

The PGA Championship is the last Major Golf Championship of the season. It originated in 1916 where the first round was held at Siwanoy Country Club.

Most Wins:

  • Walter Hagen-5
  • Jack Nicklaus-5
  • Tiger Woods-4
  • Sam Snead-3
  • Gene Sarazen-3

Lowest Individual Round:  The lowest individual round at the PGA Championship is 63 held by 14 golfers:

  • Bruce Crampton 1975 
  •  Raymond Floyd -1982 
  • Gary Player-  1984 
  • Michael Bradley- 1993 
  • Vijay Singh-  1993 
  • Brad Faxon- 1995 
  • Jose Maria Olazabal-  2000
  •  Mark O’Meara- 2001 
  • Thomas Bjorn- 2005 
  • Tiger Woods-  2007 
  • Steve Stricker – 2011
  •  Jason Dufner – 2013 
  • Hiroshi Iwata- 2015 
  • Robert Streb – 2016

Lowest Total Score: 

  • Jason Day: -20 in 2015
  • Tiger Woods: -18 in 2006
  • Bob May: -18 in 2000

For list of all previous PGA Championship locations, click here!

Year Winner Country Score
2018 Brooks Koepka USA (-16)
2017 Justin Thomas USA (−8)
2016 Jimmy Walker USA (−14)
2015 Jason Day Australia (−20)
2014 Rory McIlroy UK (Northern Ireland) (-16)
2013 Jason Dufner USA (−10)
2012 Rory McIlroy UK (Northern Ireland) (−13)
2011 Keegan Bradley USA (−8)
2010 Martin Kaymer Germany (-11)
2009 Yang Yong-eun South Korea (-8)
2008 Pádraig Harrington Ireland (-3)
2007 Tiger Woods USA (-8)
2006 Tiger Woods USA (-18)
2005 Phil Mickelson USA (-4)
2004 Vijay Singh Fiji (-8)
2003 Shaun Micheel USA (-4)
2002 Rich Beem USA (-10)
2001 David Toms USA (-15)
2000 Tiger Woods USA (-18)
1999 Tiger Woods USA (-11)
1998 Vijay Singh Fiji (-9)
1997 Davis Love III USA (-11)
1996 Mark Brooks USA (-11)
1995 Steve Elkington Australia (-17)
1994 Nick Price Zimbabwe (-11)
1993 Paul Azinger USA (-12)
1992 Nick Price Zimbabwe (-6)
1991 John Daly USA (-12)
1990 Wayne Grady Australia (-6)
1989 Payne Stewart USA (-12)
1988 Jeff Sluman USA (-12)
1987 Larry Nelson USA (-1)
1986 Bob Tway USA (-8)
1985 Hubert Green USA (-10)
1984 Lee Trevino USA (-15)
1983 Hal Sutton USA (-10)
1982 Raymond Floyd USA (-8)
1981 Larry Nelson USA (-7)
1980 Jack Nicklaus USA (-6)
1979 David Graham Australia (-8)
1978 John Mahaffey USA (-8)
1977 Lanny Wadkins USA (-6)
1976 Dave Stockton USA (+1)
1975 Jack Nicklaus USA (-4)
1974 Lee Trevino US (-4)
1973 Jack Nicklaus USA (-7)
1972 Gary Player South Africa (+1)
1971 Jack Nicklaus USA (-7)
1970 Dave Stockton USA (-1)
1969 Raymond Floyd USA (-8)
1968 Julius Boros USA (+1)
1967 Don January USA (-7)
1966 Al Geiberger USA (E)
1965 Dave Marr USA (-4)
1964 Bobby Nichols USA (-9)
1963 Jack Nicklaus USA (-5)
1962 Gary Player South Africa (-2)
1961 Jerry Barber USA (-3)
1960 Jay Hebert USA (+1)
1959 Bob Rosburg USA (-3)
1958 Dow Finsterwald USA (-4)
1957 Lionel Hebert USA 2 & 1
1956 Jack Burke Jr. USA 3 & 2
1955 Doug Ford USA 4 & 3
1954 Chick Harbert USA 4 & 3
1953 Walter Burkemo USA 2 & 1
1952 Jim Turnesa USA 1 up
1951 Sam Snead USA 7 & 6
1950 Chandler Harper USA 4 & 3
1949 Sam Snead USA 3 & 2
1948 Ben Hogan USA 7 & 6
1947 Jim Ferrier Australia 2 & 1
1946 Ben Hogan USA 6 & 4
1945 Byron Nelson USA 4 & 3
1944 Bob Hamilton USA 1 up
1943 World War II
1942 Sam Snead USA 2 & 1
1941 Vic Ghezzi USA 38 holes
1940 Byron Nelson USA 1 up
1939 Henry Picard USA 37 holes
1938 Paul Runyan USA 8 & 7
1937 Denny Shute USA 37 holes
1936 Denny Shute USA 3 & 2
1935 Johnny Revolta USA 5 & 4
1934 Paul Runyan USA 38 holes
1933 Gene Sarazen USA 5 & 4
1932 Olin Dutra USA 4 & 3
1931 Tom Creavy USA 2 & 1
1930 Tommy Armour USA 1 up
1929 Leo Diegel USA 6 & 4
1928 Leo Diegel USA 6 & 5
1927 Walter Hagen USA 1 up
1926 Walter Hagen USA 5 & 3
1925 Walter Hagen USA 6 & 5
1924 Walter Hagen USA 2 up
1923 Gene Sarazen USA 38 holes
1922 Gene Sarazen USA 4 & 3
1921 Walter Hagen USA 3 & 2
1920 Jock Hutchison USA 1 up
1919 Jim Barnes USA 6 & 5
1917-1918 World War I
1916 Jim Barnes USA 1 up