1947 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1947 PGA Championship was the 29th time this major was played.

Winner: Jim Ferrier

Where it was played: Plum Hollow Country Club in Southfield, Michigan

Tournament dates: June 18-24, 1947

Notable notes: Jim Ferrier defeated Chick Harbert by a 2-and-1 score in the championship final. ... This was Ferrier's third career win on the PGA Tour, but he eventually won 18 times. ... To reach the finals, Ferrier beat Willie Goggin, Herman Barron, Claude Harmon, Lloyd Mangrum and Art Bell. ... Defending champ Ben Hogan lost in the first round. ... Harbert, who later won the 1954 PGA Championship, was a Michigan native and local favorite. The crowds in the final match were so pro-Harbert that Ferrier hired two off-duty police officers to help with crowd control.

Late-Round Match Scores

Round of 16 (36 holes)
Ky Laffoon def. Gene Sarazen, 4 and 3
Art Bell def. Dick Metz, 1-up (37 holes)
Jim Ferrier def. Claude Harmon, 1-up (37 holes)
Lloyd Mangrum def. Mike Turnesa, 1-up
Vic Ghezzi def. Jim Turnesa, 4 and 3
Lew Worsham def. Reggie Myles, 7 and 6
Chick Harbert def. Ed Oliver, 3 and 2
Leland Gibson def. Eddie Joseph, 1-up (37 holes)

Quarterfinals (36 holes)
Jim Ferrier def. Lloyd Mangrum, 4 and 3
Art Bell def. Ky Laffoon, 2-up
Chick Harbert def. Leland Gibson, 6 and 5
Vic Ghezzi def. Lew Worsham, 3 and 2

Semifinals (36 holes)
Jim Ferrier def. Art Bell, 10 and 9
Chick Harbert def. Vic Ghezzi, 6 and 5

Championship Match (36 holes)
Jim Ferrier def. Chick Harbert, 2 and 1

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