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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1987 PGA Championship
Date: August 06 - 09, 1987
Site: PGA National Golf Club (Champion Course)
Champion: Larry Nelson
Purse: $900,000.00
Field: 150
Cut at: 78
Par: 36 - 36 - 72 (7,002 yards)
Players Advanced: 151

The 1987 PGA Championship, played at the home of The PGA of America on the difficult Champion Course at PGA National Golf Club, produced the highest winning score in PGA Championship history. A final-round of even-par 72 brought 1981 PGA Champion Larry Nelson from three strokes off the pace to tie another former champion, Lanny Wadkins, at 287. Nelson won with a par 4 on the first extra hole (No.10) to become the 15th multiple winner of the PGA Championship.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderLarry Nelson
Round 1: 76.6 15 7 127 68 Bobby Wadkins 68 Bobby Wadkins 70
Round 2: 76.62 17 11 119 68 Curtis Byrum 140 Lanny Wadkins, Raymond Floyd 142
Round 3: 74.7 14 4 56 67 D.A. Weibring 210 Curtis Byrum 215
Round 4: 75.64 8 7 58 69 Dan Pohl, Scott Hoch 286 Curtis Byrum 287
Totals: 76.13 54 29 360