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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1958 PGA Championship
Date: July 17 - 20, 1958
Site: Llanerch Country Club
Champion: Dow Finsterwald, Jr.
Purse: $39,388.00
Field: 161
Cut at: 0
Par: 35 - 35 - 70 (6,710 yards)
Players Advanced: 154

Llanerch Country Club was the site of the first four-day, 72-hole stroke play contest in PGA Championship history. On the first day, 28-year-old Dow Finsterwald led with a 3-under-par 67. After 36 holes, he shared the lead with Jay Hebert at 139. Sam Snead went ahead after 54 holes with 207. Going into the final round, Finsterwald was two back and shot a 31 on the front nine, on his way to posting a 67 for a two-stroke victory over Billy Casper.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderDow Finsterwald, Jr.
Round 1: 76.85 7 2 152 67 Dow Finsterwald, Jr. 67 Dow Finsterwald, Jr. 67
Round 2: 76.16 6 7 141 67 Billy Casper, Sam Snead 139 Dow Finsterwald, Jr., Jay Hebert 139
Round 3: 75.13 9 4 80 66 Walter Burkemo 207 Sam Snead 209
Round 4: 74.36 5 4 55 67 Dow Finsterwald, Jr. 276 Dow Finsterwald, Jr. 276
Totals: 75.94 27 17 428