The PGA Championship in the 1950s

  • Friendly "tug-o- war" is enacted by two finalists for PGA Championship Cup July 20, 1957 after Lionel Hebert, left, of Laffayette, La. and Dow Finsterwald, a Florida professional defeated their semi-final opponents in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Arnold Palmer shoots a 6 iron left handed to get away from a lie too close to a tree to be played conventionally. Despite this handicap, he got off a good shot in the play and made par 4 on No. 8 with this chip shot at the PGA Championship at Minneapolis Golf Course, St. Louis Park, Minn., July 30, 1959. He finished three strokes back with 72.
  • Waving cap, PGA champ Lionel Herbert of Lafayette, La., moves across 31st green July 21, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio after crowd applauded long putt for birdie two. Herbert went into lead that gave him 2 and 1 victory over Dow Finsterwald.
  • Dow Finsterwald, second in PGA Championship in 1957, holds check on July 21, 1957.
  • Golfer Lionel Hebert poses with his check and trophy after winning the PGA Championship on July 22, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio.
  • Foliage hides Lionel Hebert, of Lafayette, La, at the PGA tournament Friday, July 19, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio as he shoots out from base of tree onto second fairway. He was battling Cloude Harmon after ousting Mike Souehak in morning round.