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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1980 PGA Championship
Date: August 07 - 10, 1980
Site: Oak Hill Country Club
Champion: Jack Nicklaus
Purse: $376,400.00
Field: 148
Cut at: 72
Par: 35 - 35 - 70 (6,964 yards)
Players Advanced: 149

Jack Nicklaus made PGA history by tying Walter Hagen for most PGA crowns (5) and winning by the biggest margin since the Championship switched to stroke play in 1958. With a 1-under-par 69 in the final round, Nicklaus posted a 6-under-par score of 274 for a seven-shot victory over runner-up Andy Bean.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderJack Nicklaus
Round 1: 75.01 9 10 129 67 Craig Stadler 67 Craig Stadler 70
Round 2: 75.46 3 6 135 68 Ed Sneed 138 Gil Morgan 139
Round 3: 74.1 6 2 69 66 Jack Nicklaus 205 Jack Nicklaus 205
Round 4: 73.97 4 3 70 67 Tom Watson 274 Jack Nicklaus 274
Totals: 74.81 22 21 403