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Arnold Palmer First PGA Tour Vistory

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When was Arnold Palmer’s first PGA Tour victory?

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Arnold Palmer’s first PGA Tour victory, the first of 62, came in 1955 when he won the Canadian Open.

Tiger Woods 1st PGA Championship

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When and where did Tiger Woods win his first PGA Championship?

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Tiger Woods won his first PGA Championship at the Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3 in Medinah, IL in 1999 with an 11 under par 277.

First PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award

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Who won the first PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award?

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The PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award was first awarded in 1996 to golfer Gene Sarazen. Sarazen is is one of only five golfers to win all the current major championships in his career (the others are Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tiger Woods).

The PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award “honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the TOUR over an extended period of time through their actions on and off the course”.

First Ryder Cup

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When and where was golf’s first Ryder Cup played?

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The first Ryder cup was played between Great Britain and the United States in 1927. That match was held at the Worcester Country Club in Worcester, Massachusetts. The United States won the first Ryder Cup by a score of 9 1/2 to 2 1/2.

Tiger Woods First PGA Victory

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What was Tiger Woods first PGA tour victory?

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Tiger Woods first victory on the PGA Tour was on October 6, 1996 in the Las Vegas Invitational. His victory was a 27 under par playoff victory over Davis Love III.

First Non-US Ryder Cup Hat Trick

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When was the first time that a team from other than the United States managed to win 3 Ryder Cups in a row?

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Since the first Ryder Cup in 1927, a team from other than the United States has won the Ryder Cup three times in a row only once. That occurred when Team Europe won the 2002, 2004, and 2006 Ryder Cup matches.

Europe could repeat this feat with a win in 2014 as they have won both the 2010 and 2012 matches.

PGA Championship Wins for Tiger Woods

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Going into the 2014 PGA Championship, how many times has Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship?

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As of the start of the 2014 PGA Championship, Tiger Woods has won the match four times in 1999, 2000, 2006, and 2007.

First PGA Championship Winner

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When was the first PGA Championship played and who was the winner?

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The first PGA Championship was played in 1916. It was won by Jim Barnes who also won the second PGA Championship in 1919. This was during the match play era for the event. The PGA Championship became a stroke play event in 1958.

1st PGA Rookie of the Year

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Who was the first PGA Rookie of the Year?

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The PGA has recognized a Rookie of the Year since 1990. The first PGA Rookie of the Year winner in 1990 was golfer Robert Gamez.

Founding of PGA of America and LPGA

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When was the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA of America) and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) founded?

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The PGA of America was founded in 1916, and the LPGA was founded in 1950. The PGA of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida.

It should be noted that there is a PGA for Britain and Ireland that was founded in 1901, and the PGA European Tour was established in 1972.