1937 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1937 PGA Championship was the 20th time this major was played.

Winner: Denny Shute

Where it was played: Pittsburgh Field Club in Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania

Tournament dates: May 24-30, 1937

Notable notes: Denny Shute defeated Jug McSpaden, 1-up, on the first extra hole of the championship match. It was Shute's second consecutive PGA Championship victory, and he was the last back-to-back winner of this major until Tiger Woods repeated in 1999-2000. ... McSpaden had a four-foot birdie putt to win on the 36th hole, but missed. McSpaden then lipped out an eight-footer on the 37th green that would have extended the match, giving Shute the title. ... To reach the final, Shute beat Joe Turnesa, Olin Dutra, Ed Dudley, Jimmy Hines and Tony Manero.

Late-Round Match Scores

Round of 16 (36 holes)
Denny Shute def. Ed Dudley, 3 and 2
Jimmy Hines def. Paul Runyan, 2 and 1
Harry Cooper def. Jim Foulis, 5 and 4
Tony Manero def. Vic Ghezzi, 3 and 1
Byron Nelson def. Johnny Farrell, 5 and 4
Ky Laffoon def. Jimmy Thomson, 4 and 3
Jug McSpaden def. Sam Snead, 2-up
Henry Picard def. Horton Smith, 4 and 3

Quarterfinals (36 holes)
Denny Shute def. Jimmy Hines, 4 and 3
Tony Manero def. Harry Cooper, 1-up
Jug McSpaden def. Henry Picard, 1-up (39 holes)
Ky Laffoon def. Byron Nelson, 2-up

Semifinals (36 holes)
Denny Shute def. Tony Manero, 1-up
Jug McSpaden def. Ky Laffoon, 2-up

Championship Match (36 holes)
Denny Shute def. Jug McSpaden, 1-up (37 holes)

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