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1962 PGA Championship
Recap and Scores for the 1962 PGA Championship Golf Tournament

The 1962 PGA Championship was the third leg of Gary Player's career Grand Slam. He won the 1959 British Open and the 1961 Masters. He completed the career Grand Slam by winning the 1965 U.S. Open.

His win here was Player's sixth on the PGA Tour, although he had numerous wins around the world by this point.

Player had to hold off Bob Goalby to secure the victory. Player began the final round with a two-stroke lead over George Bayer. Goalby, four behind at the start of the day, birdied the 14th and 16th holes of the final round to get within one, but both parred out from there.

Bayer wound up third, sharing it with a professional rookie - Jack Nicklaus. It was Nicklaus' first appearance in the PGA Championship.

And making his final appearance in a PGA - and his final cut in any major - was three-time major champion Cary Middlecoff. Middlecoff went out in style, finished tied for 15th. His second-round 66 tied for low round of the tournament.

1962 PGA Championship Scores
Results from the 1962 PGA Championship golf tournament played at the par-70 Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania:

Gary Player 72-67-69-70--278 $13,000
Bob Goalby 69-72-71-67--279 $6,700
George Bayer 69-70-71-71--281 $3,450
Jack Nicklaus 71-74-69-67--281 $3,450
Doug Ford 69-69-73-71--282 $2,900
Bobby Nichols 72-70-71-70--283 $2,500
Jack Fleck 74-69-70-71--284 $2,066
Paul Harney 70-73-72-69--284 $2,066
Dave Ragan 72-74-70-68--284 $2,066
Jay Hebert 73-72-70-70--285 $1,750
Julius Boros 73-69-74-70--286 $1,450
Dow Finsterwald 73-70-70-73--286 $1,450
Chick Harbert 68-76-69-73--286 $1,450
Bob McCallister 74-66-70-76--286 $1,450
Cary Middlecoff 73-66-74-74--287 $1,225
Doug Sanders 76-69-73-69--287 $1,225
Jack Burke Jr. 73-69-71-75--288 $966
Bruce Crampton 76-73-67-72--288 $966
Billy Farrell 73-71-73-71--288 $966
Arnold Palmer 71-72-73-72--288 $966
Sam Snead 75-70-71-72--288 $966
Frank Stranahan 69-73-72-74--288 $966
Fred Haas Jr. 75-71-74-69--289 $665
Tommy Jacobs 73-73-73-70--289 $665
Gene Littler 73-75-72-69--289 $665
Art Wall 72-75-71-71--289 $665
Joe Campbell 70-74-74-73--291 $530
Don January 70-74-72-75--291 $530
Johnny Pott 71-77-71-72--291 $530
Tommy Bolt 72-74-72-74--292 $470
Pete Cooper 73-71-74-74--292 $470
Buster Cupit 76-70-76-70--292 $470
Wes Ellis Jr. 75-72-73-72--292 $470
Dick Hart 70-73-76-73--292 $470
Ted Kroll 73-70-76-73--292 $470
Shelley Mayfield 74-70-74-74--292 $470
Tom Nieporte 75-75-69-73--292 $470
Don Whitt 74-73-70-75--292 $470
Walter Burkemo 72-75-72-74--293 $400
Jim Ferrier 72-71-73-77--293 $400
Eric Monti 76-74-71-72--293 $400
Al Nelson 79-70-72-72--293 $400
Mike Souchak 75-73-72-73--293 $400
Claude Harmon 73-73-75-73--294 $360
Howie Johnson 75-75-72-72--294 $360
Bob Kay 76-73-72-73--294 $360
Marty Furgol 71-71-74-79--295 $325
Bob Gajda 71-74-77-73--295 $325
Bill Johnston 74-72-72-77--295 $325
Pat Schwab 76-75-71-73--295 $325
Billy Casper 74-76-70-76--296 $280
Gardner Dickinson 73-74-75-74--296 $280
George Knudson 72-75-74-75--296 $280
Dave Marr 71-72-77-76--296 $280
Ken Venturi 73-72-77-74--296 $280
Bill Collins 73-71-74-79--297 $250
John Barnum 66-74-77-81--298 $222
Vic Ghezzi 76-69-74-79--298 $222
Bob Ross 72-74-75-77--298 $222
James Stamps 72-72-75-79--298 $222

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