MAJOR GOLF TITLE WON ON THIS DAY IN 1946

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The 1946 PGA Championship was the 28th PGA Championship, held August 19-25 
at Portland Golf Club outside Portland, Oregon. Ben Hogan won the match play 
championship, 6 & 4 over Ed Oliver in the final; the winner’s share was $3,500 
and the runner-up’s was $1,500. For Hogan, age 34, it was the first of his nine 
major titles. He won again in 1948.

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