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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1971 PGA Championship
Date: February 25 - 28, 1971
Site: PGA National Golf Club (Champion Course)
Champion: Jack Nicklaus
Purse: $202,440.00
Field: 144
Cut at: 69
Par: 36 - 36 - 72 (7,096 yards)
Players Advanced: 149

Jack Nicklaus scored a wire-to-wire victory with a 7-under-par 281 to beat Billy Casper, who birdied the last two holes to slip in front of Tommy Bolt. The victory made Nicklaus the first professional to twice conquer the Grand Slam of PGA, U.S. Open, British Open and Masters titles.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderJack Nicklaus
Round 1: 75.33 16 16 112 68 Bob Murphy 68 Bob Murphy 69
Round 2: 74.52 31 13 99 67 Gibby Gilbert 138 Jack Nicklaus 138
Round 3: 74.19 11 9 61 68 Gary Player 208 Jack Nicklaus 208
Round 4: 73.68 19 13 48 68 Billy Casper 281 Jack Nicklaus 281
Totals: 74.57 77 51 320