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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1968 PGA Championship
Date: July 18 - 21, 1968
Site: Pecan Valley Country Club
Champion: Julius Boros
Purse: $150,000.00
Field: 165
Cut at: 75
Par: 35 - 35 - 70 (7,096 yards)
Players Advanced: 149

Julius Boros survived the wilting midsummer Texas heat and the treacherous l8th hole at Pecan Valley Country Club to snatch the 50th PGA Championship from Arnold Palmer and Bob Charles. Palmer, frustrated again in his quest for a PGA title, made a magnificent par at the final hole for a 282 after watching several good birdie putts slide past the cup in the closing round. But Boros pitched a long chip within two feet of the pin for a par, becoming, at the age of 48, the oldest winner in PGA Championship history.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderJulius Boros
Round 1: 75.74 5 7 153 66 Marty Fleckman 66 Marty Fleckman 71
Round 2: 75.34 4 10 146 67 Doug Sanders 138 Frank Beard, Marty Fleckman 142
Round 3: 73.61 4 11 59 68 Dave Stockton, Dick Rhyan, Kermit Zarley 210 Frank Beard, Marty Fleckman 212
Round 4: 73.24 5 10 59 68 Charles Coody 281 Julius Boros 281
Totals: 74.88 18 38 417