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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1976 PGA Championship
Date: August 12 - 16, 1976
Site: Congressional Country Club
Champion: Dave Stockton
Purse: $250,950.00
Field: 138
Cut at: 76
Par: 35 - 35 - 70 (7,054 yards)
Players Advanced: 149

For the first time in history, rain pushed the final round of a PGA Championship over to Monday. A record 115,450 spectators attended the four-day event. Needing a par on the treacherous 18th hole at Congressional to win his second PGA Championship and avert a playoff with Don January and Ray Floyd, Dave Stockton made his 10-foot putt for par. His rounds of 70-72-69-70-281 matched the highest winning total in this classic at the time.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderDave Stockton
Round 1: 74.84 11 9 118 65 Tom Weiskopf 65 Tom Weiskopf 70
Round 2: 74.75 11 8 119 66 Dave Hill 134 Gil Morgan 142
Round 3: 73.43 7 7 62 67 CharIes Coody 207 CharIes Coody 211
Round 4: 74.14 1 5 67 69 Jerry Pate 281 Dave Stockton 281
Totals: 74.43 30 29 366