The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship or the USPGA outside the United States) is an annual golf tournament organised by the Professional Golfers Association of America. Hosted by the PGA of America, the PGA Championship is a significant media event held on a different U.S. course each year and regularly featured the world’s best golfers. The PGA Golf Slam is a two-day, 36-hole stroke-play tournament in which four players compete for more than $1 million in scholarships. The first game was not a 72-hole stroke play, now known as the PGA Championship, but a 36-hole shootout.
The Early Years of the PGA Championship the first PGA Championship was held in 1916, and the championship was a game from its inception until 1958 when it moved to stroke play. The 2016 PGA Championship was the last major event and ended a season in which four significant champions became champions for the first time. Highlights of the 2016-17 season included Dustin Johnson’s Player of the Year, who extended at least a nine-year Tour winning streak, top four big winners: Danny Willett (Masters), Henrik Stenson (Open Championship) and Jimmy Walker (PGA Championship) – 59-under 1st on official PGA Tour with Jimmy Felix, a 58 in the final round of the Travelers Championship to win Woods’ 15th major and his first since 2008 to win the Masters.
Tiger Woods is back in the PGA Golf Slam, setting a record for five consecutive first-place finishes from 1998 to 2002. In the 2012 PGA Championship at Ocean Course won his second major title by beating British runner-up David Lynn in eight rounds. The first winner was Briton Ken Busfield, who won the title at Pennard Golf Club in the north of England, while Italian Matteo Manassero became the winner of the BMW PGA in three play-offs in 2013. The youngest player in the tournament at just 20 years old. The PGA Championship was postponed for two years due to World War I before James Martin Barnes returned as defending champion and won the tournament again in 1919.
Thirty-five golf professionals have decided to host an annual national golf championship. In January 1916, 35 golf professionals met to discuss their ideas for the organisation that would become the PGA of America. On January 10, 2021 – The PGA of America announced the cancellation of its 2022 PGA at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ, following a vicious attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
Jack Nicklaus was the most famous golfer who had won the most number of major victories (18); he is followed by Tiger Woods, who has won 15 majors titles until now.