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SENIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP RELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, May 24th - Sunday, May 27th
SITE:  Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean Course), Kiawah Island, South Carolina
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Pete Dye (1991), redesign (1997, 2002-03)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,188
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 395 yds 10 - Par 4 439 yds
  2 - Par 5 535 yds 11 - Par 5 562 yds
  3 - Par 4 390 yds 12 - Par 4 415 yds
  4 - Par 4 458 yds 13 - Par 4 445 yds
  5 - Par 3 185 yds 14 - Par 3 194 yds
  6 - Par 4 450 yds 15 - Par 4 421 yds
  7 - Par 5 537 yds 16 - Par 5 540 yds
  8 - Par 3 170 yds 17 - Par 3 197 yds
  9 - Par 4 425 yds 18 - Par 4 430 yds
  ------------- -------------
  36 3,545 yds 36 3,643 yds
Annual: 68th
Defending Champion: Jay Haas
Runner-Up: Brad Bryant
Tournament Record: 268 (Sam Snead, 1973)
54-Hole Record: 199 (Sam Snead, 1973)
36-Hole Record: 132 (Sam Snead, 1973; Arnold Palmer, 1984;
Jack Nicklaus, 1991)
18-Hole Record: 63 (Buck White, 1961; Arnold Palmer, 1984 - PGA National, FL)
Total Purse: $2,000,000
Shares: 1st Place - $360,000; 2nd Place - $216,000; 3rd Place - $136,000
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Jay Haas * 279 Tommy Nakajima 284
Brad Bryant 279 Peter Jacobsen 285
Gil Morgan 281 Katsuyoshi Tomori 285
Dana Quigley 282 Doug Tewell 287
Loren Roberts 283 D.A. Weibring 288
* - Won in Playoff
Past Senior PGA Championship Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 *Jay Haas (279) -- Brad Bryant
2005 *Mike Reid (280) -- Jerry Pate, Dana Quigley
2004 Hale Irwin (276) -- Jay Haas
2003 John Jacobs (276) -- Bobby Wadkins
2002 Fuzzy Zoeller (278) -- Hale Irwin, Bobby Wadkins
2001 Tom Watson (274) -- Jim Thorpe
2000 #Doug Tewell (201) -- Hale Irwin, Tom Kite, Dana Quigley, Larry Nelson
1999 Allen Doyle (274) -- Vicente Fernandez
1998 Hale Irwin (275) -- Larry Nelson
1997 Hale Irwin (274) -- Dale Douglass, Jack Nicklaus
1996 Hale Irwin (280) -- Isao Aoki
1995 Raymond Floyd (277) -- Lee Trevino, John Paul Cain, Larry Gilbert
1994 Lee Trevino (279) -- Jim Colbert
1993 *Tom Wargo (275) -- Bruce Crampton
1992 Lee Trevino (278) -- Mike Hill
1991 Jack Nicklaus (271) -- Bruce Crampton
1990 Gary Player (281) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
1989 Larry Mowry (281) -- Miller Barber, Al Geiberger
1988 Gary Player (284) -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
1987 Chi Chi Rodriguez (282) -- Dale Douglass
1986 Gary Player (281) -- Lee Elder
1985 Not Held
1984 Peter Thomson (286) -- Don January
1984 Arnold Palmer (282) -- Don January
1983 Not Held
1982 Don January (288) -- Julius Boros
1981 Miller Barber (281) -- Arnold Palmer
1980 *Arnold Palmer (289) -- Paul Harney
1979 Don January (270) -- George Bayer
1979 *Jack Fleck (289) -- Bob Erickson, Bill Johnston
1978 Joe Jimenez (286) -- Joe Cheves, Manuel de la Torre
1977 Julius Boros (283) -- Fred Haas, Jr.
1976 Pete Cooper (283) -- Fred Wampler
1975 Charlie Sifford (280) -- Fred Wampler
1974 Roberto De Vicenzo (273) -- Julius Boros, Art Wall
1973 Sam Snead (268) -- Julius Boros
1972 Sam Snead (286) -- Tommy Bolt, Julius Boros
1971 Julius Boros (285) -- Tommy Bolt
1970 Sam Snead (290) -- Fred Haas, Jr.
1969 Tommy Bolt (278) -- Pete Fleming
1968 Chandler Harper (279) -- Sam Snead
1967 Sam Snead (279) -- Bob Hamilton
1966 Fred Haas, Jr. (286) -- John Barnum, Dutch Harrison
1965 Sam Snead (278) -- Joe Lopez, Sr.
1964 Sam Snead (279) -- John Barnum
1963 Herman Barron (272) -- John Barnum
1962 Paul Runyan (278) -- Errie Ball, Dutch Harrison, Joe Brown
1961 Paul Runyan (278) -- Jimmy Demaret
1960 Dick Metz (284) -- Tony Longo, Paul Runyan
1959 Willie Goggin (284) -- Leland Gibson, Paul Runyan, Denny Shute
1958 Gene Sarazen (288) -- Charles Sheppard
1957 *Al Watrous (210) -- Bob Stupple
1956 Pete Burke (215) -- Ock Willoweit
1955 Mortie Dutra (213) -- Mike Murra, Gene Sarazen, Denny Shute
1954 Gene Sarazen (214) -- Perry Del Vecchio, Al Watrous
1953 Harry Schwab (142) -- Charles McKenna, Gene Sarazen
1952 Ernie Newnham (146) -- Al Watrous
1951 *Al Watrous (142) -- Jock Hutchison
1950 Al Watrous (142) -- Bill Jelliffe
1949 Marshall Crichton (145) -- Louis Chiapetta, Jock Hutchison, George Smith
1948 Charles McKenna (141) -- Ben Richter
1947 Jock Hutchison (145) -- Ben Richter
1946 Eddie Williams (146) -- Jock Hutchison
1945 Eddie Williams (148) -- Jock Hutchison
1944 Not Held due to World War II
1943 Not Held due to World War II
1942 Eddie Williams (138) -- Jock Hutchison
1941 Jack Burke Sr (142) -- Eddie Williams
1940 Otto Hackbarth (146) -- Jock Hutchison
1939 Not Held
1938 *Fred McLeod (154) -- Otto Hackbarth
1937 Jock Hutchison (223) -- George Gordon
* - Won in Playoff
# - Rain shortened
Note: Formerly called PGA Seniors' Championship (1937-2000).



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