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The PGA Championship in the 1960s

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Jack Nicklaus sits in the Scorers tent as he checks out after winning the PGA championship with a 72-hole score of 279 in Dallas, Texas, July 21, 1963.

Published on August 8, 2011

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Arnold Palmer chips up to the 16th hole during second round play today in the PGA National Championship, July 19, 1968, San Antonio, Tex. Prior to this Palmer had three birdies in a row. He parred the hole to finish the day even.

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Julius Boros waits for the presentation ceremony to begin, at the PGA National Championship, in San Antonio, Texas, on July 22, 1968. Boros won the tourney with 1-over-par 281 to take the prize money of $25,000.

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Arnold Palmer, of Latrobe, Pa., pulls on his glove before practice round for the PGA National Championship at Pecan Valley Country Club in San Antonio, Texas, July 17, 1968.

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Julius Boros reaches to tip his hat at Pecan Valley Country Club in San Antonio, Texas on July 21, 1968. Boros is the winner of the PGA National Championship tournament after he holed out on the 18th green with a 1-over-par-281.

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Golfer Al Geiberger poses with his wife, Lynn, and trophy after winning the PGA championships at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, September 24, 1966.

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Dave Marr hits ball from sand trap along fairway on 18th hole in 47th playing of the PGA Championship as the four-day tourney went right down to the wire on Aug. 16, 1965 in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. He wound up with a four-under par 280, two strokes ahead of a tie for second between Billy Casper and Jack Nicklaus.

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Arnold Palmer puts an arm around his wife, Winnie, after leaving the 18th green with a first round 67 in the National PGA Championship July 21, 1960 in Akron, Ohio. He clipped three strokes from par to take an early lead on the rest of the field at the Firestone Country Club.

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Arnold Palmer leans on his putter and hangs head in perspiring dejection after he double bogied ninth hole in third round play of the PGA Championship. Palmer, playing on his home course on August 14, 1965 at Ligonier, Pa., started the round with 147, five over par and ten strokes behind the leader. He wound up with a 221, for eight over par.

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Arnold Palmer, right, leans on his club and chats with Ed Griffiths, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, before they practiced at Laurel Valley Golf Club in preparation for start of the PGA Championship, Aug. 11, 1965, Ligonier, Pa.

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Gary Player reacts after he birdies the seventh hole in the final round of the 65th U.S. Open Golf Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Mo., on June 20, 1965.

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Dave Marr, who copped the PGA Championship in a down-to-the wire battle on Aug. 15, 1965 at Ligonier, Pa., is flanked by Jack Nicklaus, left and Billy Casper, right, who wound up in a tie for second. Marr, Larchmont, N.Y., pro, won trophy and $25,000 while Nick lays and Casper split second and third money for $12,500 each.

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Arnold Palmer sports a hat for him a rare item on the golf course-as he watches flight of his ball after shooting from the rough on No. 2 hole in third round of PGA championship on July 18, 1964 in Columbus, Ohio. Arnie bogeyed the par 4 hole.

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Golfer Jack Nicklaus holds up the Wanamaker trophy after winning the PGA championship in Dallas, Tex., on July 22, 1963. Seated left is Dave Ragan who was runner up.

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Jack Nicklaus sinks the final putt on the 18th green to win the 45th PGA Championship at the Dallas Athletic Club in Dallas, Texas, on July 21, 1963. Nicklaus beat Dave Ragan Jr. in the 72-hole match with a score of 279.

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Jack Nicklaus, of Tuscon, Ariz., hits the ball from the trap on the 16th green of the Dallas Athletic Country Club in the opening round of the PGA Championship in Dallas, Texas, on July 18, 1963. Nicklaus was the early leader with a 2-under-par 69.

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Golfer Arnold Palmer chips from the frog hair of the first green for an eagle 3 in the opening round of the PGA Championship, July 18, 1963, Dallas, Texas. A woman spectator in the gallery leans out to get a better view of the shot.

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Arnold Palmer of Ligonier, Pa. pretends to wring the neck of his putter after missing a putt during the final practice round for the PGA championship at Dallas Athletic Club Country Club in Dallas on July 17, 1963.

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Arnold Palmer, center, seeking the PGA crown, tees off in first round play of the tournament at Aronimink Golf Club, July 19, 1962, Newtown Square, Penn. Jack Nicklaus, who beat him for the National Open championship, stands behind him. The Palmer-Nicklaus-Dave Marr threesome attracted the largest gallery in first day play.

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Arnold Palmer stares down at ball on first green of Aronimink Golf Club on July 19, 1962 at Newtown Square, Pa., after the missed short putt for birdie during first round play in the PGA tournament today. Palmer was paired with Jack Nicklaus who defeated him for the National Open championship.

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First round leader in PGA championship, Arnold Palmer ran into trouble on the front nine when he bogied four holes on July 22, 1960 in Akron. Here he climbs to the 4th green after shooting from the rough. He got a bogey five.

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Golfer Jack Burke, Jr. slaps his putter to the turf in exasperation after missing a birdie putt on the second green during the National PGA Championship in Akron, Ohio, July 22, 1960.

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