1992 PGA Championship

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1992 PGA Championship
Tournament information
Dates August 13–16, 1992
Location Town and Country, Missouri
Course(s) Bellerive Country Club
Organized by PGA of America
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 71
Length 7,148 yards (6,536 m)[1]
Field 156 players, 85 after cut
Cut 148 (+6)
Prize fund $1.6 million
Winner's share $280,000
Champion
Zimbabwe Nick Price
278 (−6)
Bellerive CC is located in USA
Bellerive CC
Bellerive CC
Location in the United States
Bellerive CC  is located in Missouri
Bellerive CC 
Bellerive CC 
Location in Missouri

The 1992 PGA Championship was the 74th PGA Championship, held August 13–16 at Bellerive Country Club in Town and Country, Missouri, a suburb west of St. Louis. Nick Price won the first of his three major championships, three strokes ahead of runners-up John Cook, Nick Faldo, Jim Gallagher, Jr., and Gene Sauers.[2][3]

This was the second major championship at Bellerive, which hosted the U.S. Open in 1965.[4]

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 434 437 165 556 453 195 381 581 426 3,628 485 373 404 179 411 456 222 536 454 3,520 7,148
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 35 71

Source:[1]

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 73 71 72 69 285 +1 T12
Larry Nelson  United States 1981, 1987 72 68 75 74 289 +5 T28
Lanny Wadkins  United States 1977 72 71 73 75 291 +7 T40
Raymond Floyd  United States 1969, 1982 69 75 69 79 292 +8 T48
Bob Tway  United States 1986 74 73 72 74 293 +9 T56
Payne Stewart  United States 1989 76 69 79 72 296 +12 T69
John Daly  United States 1991 76 72 79 77 304 +20 82

Missed the cut[edit]

Player Country Year(s) won R1 R2 Total To par
Jack Nicklaus  United States 1963, 1971,
1973 1975, 1980
72 78 150 +8
Wayne Grady  Australia 1990 75 77 152 +10
John Mahaffey  United States 1978 74 79 153 +11
Hubert Green  United States 1985 72 82 154 +12
Hal Sutton  United States 1983 77 78 155 +13

Source:[5]

Round summaries[edit]

First round[edit]

Thursday, August 13, 1992

Place Player Country Score To par
T1 Gene Sauers  United States 67 −4
Craig Stadler  United States
T3 Jay Don Blake  United States 68 −3
Brian Claar  United States
Nick Faldo  England
T6 Russ Cochran  United States 69 −2
Fred Couples  United States
Bob Estes  United States
Raymond Floyd  United States
Robert Gamez  United States
Frank Nobilo  New Zealand

Second round[edit]

Friday, August 14, 1992

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Gene Sauers  United States 67-69=136 −6
T2 Russ Cochran  United States 69-69=138 −4
Jim Gallagher, Jr.  United States 72-66=138
Nick Faldo  England 68-70=138
T5 Steven Richardson  England 73-66=139 −3
Craig Stadler  United States 67-72=139
T7 Rocco Mediate  United States 72-68=140 −2
Gil Morgan  United States 71-69=140
Larry Nelson  United States 72-68=140
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 70-70=140

Third round[edit]

Saturday, August 15, 1992

Place Player Country Score To par
1 Gene Sauers  United States 67-69-70=206 −7
T2 Jeff Maggert  United States 71-72-65=208 −5
Nick Price  Zimbabwe 70-70-68=208
T4 Jim Gallagher, Jr.  United States 72-66-72=210 −3
John Cook  United States 72-71-67=210
6 Mark Brooks  United States 71-72-68=211 −2
T7 Billy Andrade  United States 72-71-70=213 E
Paul Azinger  United States 72-73-68=213
Raymond Floyd  United States 69-75-69=213
Dan Forsman  United States 70-73-70=213
Gil Morgan  United States 71-69-73=213

Final round[edit]

Sunday, August 16, 1992

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Nick Price  Zimbabwe 70-70-68-70=278 −6 280,000
T2 John Cook  United States 71-72-67-71=281 −3 101,250
Nick Faldo  England 68-70-76-67=281
Jim Gallagher, Jr.  United States 72-66-72-71=281
Gene Sauers  United States 67-69-70-75=281
6 Jeff Maggert  United States 71-72-65-74=282 −2 60,000
T7 Russ Cochran  United States 69-69-76-69=283 −1 52,500
Dan Forsman  United States 70-73-70-70=283
T9 Brian Claar  United States 68-73-73-70=284 E 40,000
Anders Forsbrand  Sweden 73-71-70-70=284
Duffy Waldorf  United States 74-73-68-69=284

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 PGA Championship: map and card". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press. August 12, 1992. p. 3B. 
  2. ^ "Introducing another Nick". Toledo Blade (Ohio). Associated Press. August 17, 1992. p. 17. 
  3. ^ Garrity, John (August 25, 1992). "The Price Is Right". Sports Illustrated. p. 16. 
  4. ^ Bunch, Ken (August 12, 1992). "At 7,148 yards, Bellerive will test PGA field". Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 1B. 
  5. ^ "1992 PGA Championship". databasegolf.com. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1992 Open Championship
Major Championships Succeeded by
1993 Masters

Coordinates: 38°39′36″N 90°28′59″W / 38.66°N 90.483°W / 38.66; -90.483