1989 PGA Championship

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1989 PGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates August 10–13, 1989
Location Long Grove, Illinois
Course(s) Kemper Lakes Golf Club
Organized by PGA of America
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Length 7,197 yards (6,581 m)
Field 156 players, 70 after cut[1]
Cut 145 (+1)
Prize fund $1.2 million
Winner's share $200,000
Champion
United States Payne Stewart
272 (−12)
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The 1989 PGA Championship was the 71st PGA Championship, held August 10–13 at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Long Grove, Illinois, northwest of Chicago. Payne Stewart won the first of his three major championships, one stroke ahead of runners-up Andy Bean, Mike Reid, and Curtis Strange.[2][3][4]

Weather stopped play on Friday and Saturday with the rounds completed the following morning. In the last pairing, Reid played the final nine holes of the third round on Sunday morning.[5] He nearly led wire-to-wire, but struggled on the final three holes, all with water in play. His tee shot at the 16th hole was pushed and found the water hazard, and he made bogey. On the par-3 17th, Reid stayed dry but misplayed a greenside chip shot from thick rough, then three-putted for double bogey and lost the lead. He had a 7-foot (2 m) birdie putt on the final hole to force a playoff, but did not convert. Stewart was five-under on the final nine and birdied four of the final five holes.[6][7]

Four months earlier at the Masters, Reid led with five holes to play, but finished sixth after finding water at the 15th hole.

In search of a PGA Championship victory to complete a career grand slam, both Tom Watson and Arnold Palmer were on the first page of the leaderboard after the first round, with 67 and 68, respectively.[8] Watson, 39, tied for ninth at 281 (−7) while Palmer, 59, was well back at 293 (+5).[1][9] It was the final time that Palmer made the cut at the PGA Championship, though he played in the next five. Watson finished as high as fifth in 1993, but also never secured the title.

Venue[edit]

This was the first PGA Tour event at Kemper Lakes, a daily-fee course opened ten years earlier in 1979. It had previously hosted several editions of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.[10]

Course layout[edit]

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yards 406 391 173 508 442 180 557 421 448 3,526 453 534 393 219 420 578 469 172 433 3,671 7,197
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 4 4 36 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 36 72

Source:[11][12]

Past champions in the field[edit]

Made the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 R3 R4 Total To par Finish
Jeff Sluman  United States 1988 75 70 69 70 284 −4 T24
Jack Nicklaus  United States 1963, 1971,
1973 1975, 1980
68 72 73 72 285 −3 T27
Larry Nelson  United States 1981, 1987 71 74 68 75 288 E T46
Raymond Floyd  United States 1969, 1982 73 71 70 74 288 E T46
Hubert Green  United States 1985 69 73 76 77 295 +7 66
Dave Stockton  United States 1970, 1976 76 69 75 77 297 +9 68

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Hal Sutton  United States 1983 76 70 146 +2
Lanny Wadkins  United States 1977 74 74 148 +4
Lee Trevino  United States 1974, 1984 74 75 149 +5
Bob Tway  United States 1986 78 71 149 +5
John Mahaffey  United States 1978 73 77 150 +6
David Graham  Australia 1979 79 74 153 +9

Source:[9]

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, August 10, 1989

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Mike Reid  United States 66 −6
Leonard Thompson  United States
T3 Tom Kite  United States 67 −5
Chris Perry  United States
Tom Watson  United States
T6 Phil Blackmar  United States 68 −4
Ben Crenshaw  United States
Jack Nicklaus  United States
Mark O'Meara  United States
Arnold Palmer  United States
Dave Rummells  United States
Ian Woosnam  Wales

Source:[8]

Second round[edit]

Friday, August 11, 1989
Saturday, August 12, 1989

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Mike Reid  United States 66-67=133 −11
T2 Leonard Thompson  United States 66-69=135 −9
Craig Stadler  United States 71-64=135
4 Tom Watson  United States 67-69=136 −8
T5 Andy Bean  United States 70-67=137 −7
Ed Fiori  United States 70-67=137
Chris Perry  United States 67-70=137
Dave Rummells  United States 68-69=137
T9 Scott Hoch  United States 69-69=138 −6
Curtis Strange  United States 70-68=138
Ian Woosnam  Wales 68-70=138

Source:

Third round[edit]

Saturday, August 12, 1989
Sunday, August 13, 1989

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Mike Reid  United States 66-67-70=203 −13
2 Dave Rummells  United States 68-69-69=206 −10
T3 Scott Hoch  United States 69-69-69=207 −9
Chris Perry  United States 67-70-70=207
Craig Stadler  United States 71-64-72=207
T6 Isao Aoki  Japan 72-71-65=208 −8
Seve Ballesteros  Spain 72-70-66=208
Curtis Strange  United States 70-68-70=208
Ian Woosnam  Wales 68-70-70=208
T10 Payne Stewart  United States 74-66-69=209 −7
Mike Sullivan  United States 76-66-67=209

Source:

Final round[edit]

Sunday, August 13, 1989

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Payne Stewart  United States 74-66-69-67=276 −12 200,000
T2 Andy Bean  United States 70-67-74-66=277 −11 83,333
Mike Reid  United States 66-67-70-74=277
Curtis Strange  United States 70-68-70-69=277
5 Dave Rummells  United States 68-69-69-72=278 −10 45,000
6 Ian Woosnam  Wales 68-70-70-71=279 −9 40,000
T7 Scott Hoch  United States 69-69-69-73=280 −8 36,250
Craig Stadler  United States 71-64-72-73=280
T9 Nick Faldo  England 70-73-69-69=281 −7 30,000
Ed Fiori  United States 70-67-75-69=281
Tom Watson  United States 67-69-74-71=281

Source:[1][9]

Scorecard[edit]

Birdie Bogey Double bogey

Final round

Hole  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4
United States Stewart −7 −7 −8 −8 −9 −8 −8 −8 −7 −7 −8 −8 −8 −9 −10 −11 −11 −12
United States Bean −5 −6 −6 −7 −6 −6 −6 −7 −7 −7 −8 −9 −9 −9 −10 −10 −11 −11
United States Reid −13 −13 −13 −13 −12 −12 −12 −12 −12 −13 −14 −14 −14 −14 −14 −13 −11 −11
United States Strange −8 −8 −8 −8 −8 −9 −10 −10 −10 −11 −11 −11 −11 −11 −11 −11 −11 −11
United States Rummells −10 −10 −9 −9 −10 −9 −10 −10 −9 −9 −9 −9 −9 −9 −9 −9 −9 −10

Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
Source:[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tournament Info for: 1989 PGA Championship". PGA.com. Retrieved September 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Bunch, Ken (August 14, 1989). "Stewart wins after Reid's late collapse". Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 1-part 2. 
  3. ^ a b Hewitt, Brian (August 14, 1989). "Reid folds to leave title for Stewart". Eugene Register-Guard. Oregon. (Los Angeles Times). p. 1D. 
  4. ^ Swift, E.M. (August 21, 1989). "Putting on the style". Sports Illustrated. p. 28. 
  5. ^ Hewitt, Brian (August 13, 1989). "Reid still in eye of storm". Eugene Register-Guard. Oregon. (Los Angeles Times). p. 1E. 
  6. ^ Parascenzo, Marino (August 14, 1989). "Stewart storms to PGA crown". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. 11. 
  7. ^ Concannon, Joe (August 14, 1989). "Reid's collapse paves way for Stewart". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. (Boston Globe). p. C1. 
  8. ^ a b Hackenberg, Dave (August 11, 1989). "Palmer among leaders in PGA". Toledo Blade. Ohio. p. 15. 
  9. ^ a b c "1989 PGA Championship". databasegolf.com. Retrieved August 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ Hackenberg, Dave (August 10, 1989). "New trees at 18th tee may be factor in PGA". Toledo Blade. Ohio. p. 25. 
  11. ^ "Scoreboard - Golf: PGA winner Payne Stewart's stroke-by-stroke". Milwaukee Sentinel. August 14, 1989. p. 8, part 2. 
  12. ^ "PGA yardage - par". Tuscaloosa News. Alabama. Associated Press. August 10, 1989. p. 2C. 

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Preceded by
1989 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1990 Masters

Coordinates: 42°12′32″N 88°02′17″W / 42.209°N 88.038°W / 42.209; -88.038