1930 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1930 PGA Championship was the 13th time this major was played, and it was a Lucky 13 for the "Silver Scot."

Winner: Tommy Armour

Where it was played: Fresh Meadow Country Club in Flushing, New York

Tournament dates: Sept. 8-13, 1930

Notable notes: Tommy Armour defeated Gene Sarazen in the championship match by a 1-up final score. ... Armour led by a 1-up score following the morning 18, and it was all square after 27 holes. It remained all square as Armour, the "Silver Scot," and Sarazen, "the Squire," teed off on the 36th hole. Both golfers hit into a greenside bunker and both blasted out to the 10- to 12-foot range. Armour made his putt, Sarazen then missed, and the trophy was Armour's. ... This was the second of Armour's three career wins in majors. ... Leo Diegel, trying to win his third consecutive PGA Championship title, lost in the second round to Harold Sampson.

Late-Round Match Scores

Round of 16 (36 holes)
Charles Lacey def. Al Watrous, 5 and 4
Harold Sampson def. Leo Diegel, 1-up (38 holes)
Tommy Armour def. Bob Shave, 7 and 5
Johnny Farrell def. Denny Shute, 1-up
Gene Sarazen def. Bob Crowley, 7 and 6
Al Espinosa def. Harry Cooper, 4 and 3
Joe Kirkwood def. J.S. Collins, 1-up (37 holes)
Horton Smith def. Laurie Ayton, 5 and 4

Quarterfinals (36 holes)
Tommy Armour def. Johnny Farrell, 2 and 1
Charles Lacey def. Harold Sampson, 4 and 3
Gene Sarazen def. Al Espinosa, 2 and 1
Joe Kirkwood def. Horton Smith, 1-up

Semifinals (36 holes)
Tommy Armour def. Charles Lacey, 1-up
Gene Sarazen def. Joe Kirkwood, 5 and 4

Championship Match (36 holes)
Tommy Armour def. Gene Sarazen, 1-up

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