1933 PGA Championship

The 1933 PGA Championship was the 16th PGA Championship, held August 8–13 at Blue Mound Country Club in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, a suburb west of Milwaukee. Then a match play championship, Gene Sarazen won the third of his three PGA Championship titles, defeating Willie Goggin 5 & 4.[4][5] It was the sixth of his seven major titles.

1933 PGA Championship
Tournament information
DatesAugust 8–13, 1933
LocationWauwatosa, Wisconsin, U.S.
Course(s)Blue Mound Country Club
Organized byPGA of America
Tour(s)PGA Tour
FormatMatch play - 5 rounds
Statistics
Par70[1]
Length6,270 yards (5,733 m)[2]
Field100 players,
32 to match play[2]
Cut146 (+6)
Prize fund$7,200[3]
Winner's share$1,000
Champion
United States Gene Sarazen
def. Willie Goggin, 5 & 4
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Wauwatosa  is located in the United States
Wauwatosa 
Wauwatosa 
Location in the United States
Blue Mound  Country Club is located in Wisconsin
Blue Mound  Country Club
Blue Mound 
Country Club
Location in Wisconsin

Defending champion Olin Dutra lost in the second round to semifinalist Johnny Farrell, 1 up.[6]

This was Wisconsin's first and only major for 71 years; the PGA Championship returned to the state in 2004 at Whistling Straits near Kohler.

FormatEdit

The match play format at the PGA Championship in 1933 called for 12 rounds (216 holes) in six days:[3]

  • Tuesday – 36-hole stroke play qualifier
    • defending champion Olin Dutra and top 31 professionals advanced to match play
  • Wednesday – first round – 36 holes
  • Thursday – second round – 36 holes
  • Friday – quarterfinals – 36 holes
  • Saturday – semifinals – 36 holes
  • Sunday – final – 36 holes

Past champions in the fieldEdit

Player Country Year(s) won Record Advanced to Finish
Gene Sarazen   United States 1922, 1923 5–0 Champion 1
Tom Creavy   United States 1931 2–1 Quarterfinals T5
Olin Dutra   United States 1930 1–1 Second round T9
Leo Diegel   United States 1928, 1929 0–1 First round T17

Final resultsEdit

Sunday, August 13, 1933

Place Player Country Money ($)
1 Gene Sarazen   United States 1,000
2 Willie Goggin   United States 500
T3 Johnny Farrell   United States 250
Jimmy Hines   United States
T5 Tom Creavy   United States 200
Ed Dudley   United States
Johnny Golden   United States
Paul Runyan   United States

Final eight bracketEdit

Quarter-finals
August 11
Semi-finals
August 12
Finals
August 13
         
Gene Sarazen 6&5
Ed Dudley
Gene Sarazen 5&4
Johnny Farrell
Johnny Farrell 5&4
Johnny Golden
Gene Sarazen 5&4
Willie Goggin
Willie Goggin 6&5
Paul Runyan
Willie Goggin 1up
Jimmy Hines
Jimmy Hines 4&3
Tom Creavy

Final match scorecardsEdit

Morning

Hole  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 4
  Sarazen 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 4 5 3 3 4 4
  Goggin 4 5 5 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 3
Leader S1 S1 S1 S1 S1 S1 S1 S1 S2 S2 S1

Afternoon

Hole  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 4
  Sarazen 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 Sarazen wins
5 & 4
  Goggin 5 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 4
Leader S2 S2 S3 S3 S4 S4 S3 S3 S4 S4 S4 S4 S5 S5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mortie Dutra, Hines in medal tie". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. August 9, 1933. p. 15. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "National P.G.A. tourney to open today". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. August 8, 1933. p. 15. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Tournament Info for: 1933 PGA Championship". PGA of America. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  4. ^ a b Nevada, Charles (August 14, 1933). "Sarazen beats Goggin in pro golf, 5 and 4". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 21.
  5. ^ a b "Sarazen beats Goggin for P.G.A. title". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. August 14, 1933. p. 13. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  6. ^ "Farrell eliminates Olin Dutra, one up". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. August 11, 1933. p. 17. Retrieved May 3, 2013.

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