Who won the PGA Championship in 1870?



Who won the PGA Championship in 1870?

It was won by Old Tom Morris himself with a score of 163, beating Willie Park Sr by four shots. So firm a grip did Old Tom Morris, his son Young Tom Morris and Willie Park Sr take on the championship, that from 1860 through to 1870 there was only one year in which one of them did not win it.

Who has won the most PGA tournaments in history?

It is led by Sam Snead and Tiger Woods with 82 each. Many players won important events early in the 20th century, prior to the formation of the tour, with records being kept by the PGA of America. At various times, the PGA Tour has reassessed the status of some tournaments.

When did the Open Championship become an official PGA Tour event?

The Open Championship was first recognized as an official tour event in 1995, and in 2002, all victories in earlier Open Championships were classified as official PGA Tour wins. Accumulating 20 wins is significant, because it is one of the requirements for "life membership" on the PGA Tour.

What is the history of the PGA Tour?

Many players won important events early in the 20th century, prior to the formation of the tour, with records being kept by the PGA of America. At various times, the PGA Tour has reassessed the status of some tournaments.