1954 PGA Championship Winner and Scores

The 1954 PGA Championship was the 36th time this major was played, and it was won by a Chick.

Winner: Chick Harbert

Where it was played: Keller Golf Club in Maplewood, Minnesota

Tournament dates: July 21-27, 1954

Notable notes: Chick Harbert beat the defending champ, Walt Burkemo, 4-and-3 in the championship match. ... It was the third appearance in the PGA championship match for both finalists: Harbert had lost twice previously (1947, 1953), while Burkemo had lost one (1951) and won one (1953) previously. ... This was the last of Harbert's seven career PGA Tour wins. ... To reach the finals, Harbert defeated Mike Krak, John O'Donnell, Ed "Porky" Oliver, Jerry Barber and Tommy Bolt.

Late-Round Match Scores

Round of 16 (36 holes)
Tommy Bolt def. Jim Browning, 2 and 1
Sam Snead def. Dutch Harrison, 7 and 6
Jerry Barber def. Charles Bassler, 1-up (38 holes)
Chick Harbert def. Ed Oliver, 3 and 1
Walter Burkemo def. Johnny Revolta, 5 and 4
Roberto De Vicenzo def. Elroy Marti, 8 and 6
Cary Middlecoff def. Ted Kroll, 5 and 4
Shelley Mayfield def. Horton Smith, 3 and 2

Quarterfinals (36 holes)
Chick Harbert def. Jerry Barber, 1-up
Tommy Bolt def. Sam Snead, 1-up (39 holes)
Cary Middlecoff def. Shelley Mayfield, 3 and 1
Walter Burkemo def. Roberto De Vicenzo, 5 and 4

Semifinals (36 holes)
Chick Harbert def. Tommy Bolt, 1-up
Walter Burkemo def. Cary Middlecoff, 1-up (37 holes)

Championship Match (36 holes)
Chick Harbert def. Walter Burkemo, 4 and 3

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