1916 PGA Championship

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1916 PGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates October 10–14, 1916
Location Bronxville, New York
Course(s) Siwanoy Country Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Format Match play - 5 rounds
Statistics
Field 32 players
Prize fund $3,000[1]
Winner's share $500[2]
Champion
England Jim Barnes
Def. Jock Hutchison, 1 up
Siwanoy CC is located in United States
Siwanoy CC
Siwanoy CC
Location in the United States

The 1916 PGA Championship was the first PGA Championship, which is now considered one of golf's major championships. It was played from October 10–14 at the Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York,[2][3][4][5][6] just north of New York City.

The field of 32 golfers qualified by sectional tournaments.[1] They competed in 36-hole match play rounds in a single-elimination tournament. In the Saturday final, Jim Barnes defeated Jock Hutchison, 1 up.[2] Walter Hagen and Willie Macfarlane were the other semifinalists.

Bracket 1[edit]

  Round 1
October 10
Round 2
October 11
Quarter-finals
October 12
                           
   Jim Barnes 8&7  
 George Fotheringham  
   Jim Barnes 8&7  
   Alex Smith  
 Alex Smith 4&2
   James Ferguson  
     Jim Barnes 3&1
   Tom Kerrigan
   Tom Kerrigan 6&4  
 Charles G. Adams  
   Tom Kerrigan 2&1
   George McLean  
 George McLean 6&5
   Tom McNamara  

Bracket 2[edit]

  Round 1
October 10
Round 2
October 11
Quarter-finals
October 12
                           
   Jock Hutchison 11&9  
 Joe Mitchell  
   Jock Hutchison 11&9  
   William Brown  
 William Brown Def.
   F. Clarkson  
     Jock Hutchison 4&3
   Cyril Walker
   Cyril Walker 4&2  
 Louis Tellier  
   Cyril Walker 5&4
   Jack Hobens  
 Jack Hobens Def.
   Mike Sherman  

Bracket 3[edit]

  Round 1
October 10
Round 2
October 11
Quarter-finals
October 12
                           
   Walter Hagen 7&6  
 J. R. Thomson  
   Walter Hagen 3&2  
   Bob MacDonald  
 Bob MacDonald 3&2
   Jim Donaldson  
     Walter Hagen 10&9
   J. J. O'Brien
   J. J. O'Brien 1 up  
 Wilfrid Reid  
   J. J. O'Brien 3&2
   George Simpson  
 George Simpson 6&5
   Walter Fovarque  

Bracket 4[edit]

  Round 1
October 10
Round 2
October 11
Quarter-finals
October 12
                           
   Willie Macfarlane 10&9  
 Robert McNulty  
   Willie Macfarlane 3&2  
   Mike Brady  
 Mike Brady 7&6
   James West  
     Willie Macfarlane 2&1
   Jack Dowling
   Jack Dowling  
 Bye  
   Jack Dowling 37th
   Emmet French  
 Emmet French 3&1
   Eddie Towns  

Final four[edit]

Semi-finals
October 13
Finals
October 14
           
Jim Barnes 6&5
Willie Macfarlane
Jim Barnes 1 up
Jock Hutchison
Jock Hutchison 2 up
Walter Hagen

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tournament Info for: 1916 PGA Championship". PGA Media Guide. PGA of America. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Jim Barnes Gets Wanamaker Trophy". The New York Times (New York, New York). October 15, 1916. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Pro Golfers Meet In Title Matches". The New York Times (New York, New York). October 11, 1916. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Brady Put Out Of Pro Golf Tourney". The New York Times (New York, New York). October 12, 1916. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Hagen Winner By Lop-Sided Score". The New York Times (New York, New York). October 13, 1916. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Hagen Defeated By Doughty Scot". The New York Times (New York, New York). October 14, 1916. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 40°56′28″N 73°48′47″W / 40.941°N 73.813°W / 40.941; -73.813