Asia Professional Golfers' Association is called Asia Professional Golfers' Association, China’s Professional Golfers' Association is called China Professional Golfers' Association, and the United States’ PGA Championship is called Professional Golfers' #39; Association Championship, is the last of the four major tournaments. The tournament is a major tournament sponsored by the United States Professional Golf Association.
The United States Professional Golf Association Championship was established in 1916. On January 17, 1916, at an exploratory meeting of the Professional Golf Association of the United States, 34 professional golfers joined the ranks of the legendary Walter Hagen and came to the Taplow Club in New York City. Club). It was these people who were together that laid the foundation stone for one of the largest sports organizations in the world today. Three months later, the United States Professional Golf Association was formally established.
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The United States (Professional Golfers' Association) Championship ranks second in total prize money among the four major tournaments, and the championship prize amount is second only to the Masters. Ranked second. The PGA Championship in the United States adopted match play from 1916 to 1957, and stroke play from 1958 to the present. Hangen and Nicklaus have won 5 championships respectively, and are the players who have won the most championships in this game.
Since its founding in 1916, the Professional Golf Association Championships have been held in the form of match play. By 1923, it had become the most Important match play. Hangen was the hero of this event, setting a record of "four consecutive championships".
Television began to spread in the United States in the late 1950s. Because match play was too long, it was not conducive to television broadcast, so from 1958 The organizers changed the match play format to a four-round 72-hole stroke play, and it has been used today.