1982 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1982 PGA Championship was the 64th time the tournament was played. The winner claimed this major trophy for the second time in his career, leading from start to finish.

Winner: Raymond Floyd, 272

Where it was played: Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tournament dates: August 5-8, 1982

Leader after first round: Raymond Floyd, 63

Leader after second round: Raymond Floyd, 132

Leader after third round: Raymond Floyd, 200

What Happened in the 1982 PGA Championship

When Raymond Floyd opened with a tournament-tying 63 — just the second 63 ever shot in this major — he set the tone for the rest of the week: He was in charge. And it wasn't the only tournament record at that time that Floyd matched or set: His 132 score after two rounds and 200 total following the third round were also records (both later broken). He led wire-to-wire and wound up with a three-stroke victory that was actually more dominating than that margin indicates.

Bob Gilder and Greg Norman carded first-round 66s, but couldn't stay with Floyd, who followed his 63 with middle rounds of 69 and 68. Entering the final round, it was clear that Floyd was going to win. Lanny Wadkins finished second, three strokes behind Floyd, but had to shoot 67 to Floyd's final-around 72 to get that close.

Closing with that 72 cost Floyd another tournament record. When he reached the 72nd hole, he looked to have a good chance to break the tournament scoring record of 271 established by Bobby Nichols in the 1964 PGA Championship. Floyd double bogeyed that hole, however, and Nichols' record stood until the 1994 PGA Championship, also played at Southern Hills.

For the 39-year-old Floyd, it was his second win at the PGA Championship, 13 years after his first in the 1969 PGA Championship. It was the third of his four career wins in majors, and it was the 18th of his 22 career PGA Tour wins.

The 1982 PGA was the first one played by Payne Stewart (he missed the cut), who went on to win the 1989 PGA Championship. The tournament was played in very hot conditions in Oklahoma — the temperature reached 104 degrees on the first day and topped 100 on Day 2, with high humidity, as well.

1982 PGA Championship Final Scores

Raymond Floyd 63-69-68-72—272
Lanny Wadkins 71-68-69-67—275
Calvin Peete69-70-68-69—276
Fred Couples 67-71-72-66—276
Greg Norman 66-69-70-72—277
Jay Haas 71-66-68-72—277
Jim Simons 68-67-73-69—277
Bob Gilder 66-68-72-72—278
Lon Hinkle70-68-71-71—280
Jerry Pate 72-69-70-69—280
Tom Watson 72-69-71-68—280
Tom Kite 73-70-70-67—280
Seve Ballesteros 71-68-69-73—281
Curtis Strange 72-70-71-69—282
Nick Faldo 67-70-73-72—282
Dan Halldorson 69-71-72-71—283
Jim Colbert 70-72-72-69—283
Craig Stadler 71-70-70-72—283
Bruce Lietzke 73-71-70-69—283
Tom Purtzer 73-69-73-68—283
Jack Nicklaus 74-70-72-67—283
Ron Streck 71-72-71-70—284
Doug Tewell 72-70-72-70—284
Leonard Thompson 72-72-71-69—284
Danny Edwards 71-71-68-74—284
Peter Oosterhuis 72-72-74-66—284
Mark Pfeil 68-73-76-67—284
Gil Morgan 76-66-68-74—284
Mike Holland 71-73-70-71—285
Bill Rogers 73-71-70-71—285
Hal Sutton 72-68-70-75—285
Scott Simpson 71-71-75-69—286
Johnny Miller 76-67-73-70—286
John Cook 71-72-71-73—287
Jim Thorpe 72-71-73-71—287
Bob Murphy 71-74-68-74—287
Miller Barber 71-74-70-72—287
Bobby Nichols 73-69-74-71—287
George Archer 71-70-71-75—287
Peter Jacobsen 73-70-69-75—287
Mark Hayes 69-72-70-76—287
Mike Reid 71-72-73-72—288
George Burns 72-72-71-73—288
Hale Irwin 73-69-73-73—288
Dave Barr 71-72-71-74—288
Barry Jaeckel 72-69-74-73—288
John Mahaffey 74-70-72-72—288
Massy Kuramoto 71-70-70-77—288
Isao Aoki 69-75-71-74—289
Bobby Wadkins 71-71-75-72—289
David Graham 68-71-74-76—289
Gene Littler 73-72-67-77—289
Tommy Valentine 73-68-70-78—289
Roger Maltbie 71-73-72-74—290
Lyn Lott 70-73-72-75—290
Vance Heafner 68-71-76-75—290
Gibby Gilbert 72-73-69-76—290
Morris Hatalsky 72-73-69-76—290
Ed Fiori 72-71-76-71—290
Mark McNulty 76-69-76-69—290
Jim Nelford 73-71-73-74—291
Brad Bryant 74-70-71-76—291
Ed Sneed 72-72-70-77—291
Rex Caldwell 67-76-70-78—291
Jeff Mitchell 73-72-73-74—292
Tom Jenkins 69-71-75-77—292
Billy Casper 72-73-75-73—293
Don Pooley 73-71-72-77—293
Mark Lye 72-73-70-78—293
Andy North 72-72-77-73—294
Dan Pohl 71-71-73-79—294
Don Padgett 72-72-74-77—295
Woody Blackburn 74-71-78-77—300
Lennie Clements 75-69-82-78—304

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