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1972 PGA Professional National Championship

Tournament Info for: 1972 PGA Professional National Championship
Date: October 19 - 22, 1972
Site: Pinehurst Country Club(Course No. 4)
Champion: Don Massengale
Purse: $100,000.00
Field: 94
Cut at: 128
Par: 0 - 0 - 72 (6,784 yards)
Players Advanced: 222

Playing during an arctic cold front that sent temperatures to an all-time low for North Carolina, 35-year-old Don Massengale beat the elements to win the fifth PGA Club Professional Championship. On the final day, Massengale fired a back nine 33 for a two-stroke victory over Bob Bruno and four strokes over defending champion Sam Snead.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderDon Massengale
Round 1: 73.24 23 22 49 65 Jim O'Hern 65 Jim O'Hern 72
Round 2: 72.99 31 14 49 65 Mal Galetta Jr. 138 Bob Bruno, Don Massengale, Mal Galetta Jr., Randy Quick 138
Round 3: 72.2 46 9 39 67 Bobby Brue, Hubby Habjan, Jimmy Powell, Joe Campbell, Rex Baxter, Wes Ellis 211 Babe Lichardus 212
Round 4: 77.21 5 3 86 68 Don Massengale 280 Don Massengale 280
Totals: 73.91 105 48 223