National Team Championship

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The National Team Championship, which was played under a variety of names, was a team golf tournament played from 1965 to 1972. It was an official PGA Tour event from 1968 to 1972.[1]

Tournament hosts[edit]

Winners[edit]

PGA Tour team event (1968–1972)
Year Tournament name Winners Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1972 National Team Championship United States Babe Hiskey and United States Kermit Zarley 67-63-66-66=262 3 strokes United States Grier Jones and United States Johnny Miller
1971 National Team Championship United States Jack Nicklaus and United States Arnold Palmer 62-64-65-66=257 6 strokes United States Julius Boros and United States Bill Collins
New Zealand Bob Charles and Australia Bruce Devlin
1970 National Four-Ball Team Championship United States Jack Nicklaus and United States Arnold Palmer 61-67-64-67=259 3 strokes Australia Bruce Crampton and United States Orville Moody
United States Gardner Dickinson and United States Sam Snead
United States George Archer and United States Bobby Nichols
1969 No tournament
1968 PGA National Team Championship United States George Archer and United States Bobby Nichols 65-66-69-65=265 2 strokes United States Monty Kaser and United States Rives McBee
Unofficial money team event (1965–1966)
Year Tournament name Winners Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1967 No tournament
1966 PGA Team Championship United States Jack Nicklaus and United States Arnold Palmer 63-66-63-64=256 3 strokes United States Doug Sanders and United States Al Besselink
1965 PGA National Four-ball Championship United States Butch Baird and United States Gay Brewer 70-60-67-62=259 3 strokes United States Jay Hebert and United States Lionel Hebert

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Just in ...". Golf World. 66 (10): 15. September 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "Tournament history from Arnold Palmer's official site". Retrieved December 24, 2007.
  3. ^ "Laurel Valley Golf Club". Retrieved December 24, 2007.