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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1960 PGA Championship
Date: July 21 - 24, 1960
Site: Firestone Country Club
Champion: Jay Hebert
Purse: $63,130.00
Field: 183
Cut at:
Par: 35 - 35 - 70 (7,165 yards)
Players Advanced: 151

There were only 13 sub-par rounds in the entire Championship at the rebuilt Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. With those scores, a different man turned up as the leader at the end of each round. Arnold Palmer captured the first-round lead with an opening 67. Jay Hebert fired a final-round 70, despite a double-bogey 6 on the 10th hole, for a one-stroke victory over Jim Ferrier.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderJay Hebert
Round 1: 76.1 4 4 175 67 Arnold Palmer 67 Arnold Palmer 72
Round 2: 76.29 2 3 177 67 Jay Hebert 139 Jay Hebert 139
Round 3: 74.99 6 4 83 66 Jim Ferrier 210 Doug Sanders 211
Round 4: 74.55 1 2 57 69 Wes Ellis Jr. 281 Jay Hebert 281
Totals: 75.78 13 13 492