What Year Did the PGA Championship Change from Match Play to Stroke Play?

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The year the pga championship changed from match play to stroke play was 1958. Dow Finsterwald won the PGA championship in 1958, after losing to Lionel Herbert in 1957. In 1960, Jay Herbert won the championship following in his brother's footsteps.
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1958 was the first year it was a stroke play event.
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The. PGA Championship. last used a match-play format in 1957, and first used a stroke-play format in 1958. Dow Finsterwald. figured prominently in both tournaments. In 1957, Finsterwald
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Dow Finsterwald. Finsterwald lost the final 3 and 1 to Larry Herbert, but exacted his revenge the following year as he won the event as a stroke play tournament.
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