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The PGA Championship

Tournament Info for: 1983 PGA Championship
Date: August 04 - 07, 1983
Site: Riviera Country Club
Champion: Hal Sutton
Purse: $600,000.00
Field: 150
Cut at: 60
Par: 35 - 36 - 71 (6,946 yards)
Players Advanced: 147

Followed up with rounds of 66, 72 and 71 for a "wire-to-wire" victory in spite of a last-day charge by Jack Nicklaus, A brilliant 6-under-par 65 provided Hal Sutton the opening-round lead. The 1982 Rookie of the Year who added his fourth second-place PGA Championship finish to his record-tying five PGA victories. The one-stroke win led to Sutton's No. 1 money-winning year and his first PGA Player of the Year Award.

Results
Course AverageUnder
Par
At
Par
Over
Par
Low RoundsRound LeaderHal Sutton
Round 1: 73.35 26 12 112 65 Hal Sutton 65 Hal Sutton 65
Round 2: 73.52 30 15 105 65 Jack Nicklaus 131 Hal Sutton 131
Round 3: 73.29 18 9 60 67 Barry Jaeckel, Fuzzy Zoeller 203 Hal Sutton 203
Round 4: 72.79 20 11 56 65 Peter Jacobsen 274 Hal Sutton 274
Totals: 73.29 94 47 333