The PGA of America is the home to some of the most important events in golf, such as the PGA Golf Championship, the Senior PGA Golf Championship, The PGA Grand Slam of Golf and The Ryder Cup. PGA Golf tournament includes many extraordinary golf players, but only one stood out for Global Syn-Turf (GST), a leader in artificial synthetic grass industry. In 1985 PGA Golf leaderboard named Bernhard Langer the Master of Golf Champions.
Bernhard Langer, a professional golfer from Germany, won his first of two major PGA Golf Championships that held in 11-14 April 85' at age of 27. Langer scored with two strokes ahead of runners-up Steve Ballesteros, Raymond Floyd, and Curtis Strange. That year PGA golf leaderboard showed a 69 (-3) on Saturday put Floyd in the lead after 54 holes at 212 (-4); Strange was a stroke back, followed by Langer and Ballesteros at 214 (-2). Despite an opening round 80, Strange led by three strokes with six holes to play in the final round, but bogeyed the 13th, 15th, and 18th holes and finished two strokes back. According to the Register-Guard associated press, "It was 'a dream come true," for Langer, who surged from four strokes back with nine holes to play. He claimed his first American title and became only the third foreign player to do the green jacket that goes to the Masters champions." The 1985 PGA golf leaderboard recorded that Langer won by two shots with a 282 total, 6-under-par on the Augusta National Golf Club course. "I was
looking at the leader boards and I thought it was going to be another case where I played well and came in second again," Langer said to the associated press. In the final round, the leaderboard recorded Langer rolling in four birdie putts in the 13 to 18-foot range, finishing the four-stroke deficit and wining by two. He won by using two different putting techniques, conventional from distances of 20 feet or more and a cross-handled grip from inside 20 feet.
On July 27, 2014 the Senior Open Championship at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club reworded a victory cup for a closing round of 67 (-4) that Langer win by a staggering 13 shots from Colin Montgomerie. As the Golf Leaderboard reported that Langer shot a final-round 67 for a four-round total of 266 (-18). He broke the Champions Tour record for margin of victory that had been held for 17 years by Hale Irwin. Langer's final round victory march, taking the lead of Wales' first Senior Major Championship to 43 put scoring
503, which is the second highest in the history of the championship. With Langer's incredibly winning total made even more remarkable given that only four other players broke par for the Senior Open Championship. In his interview after the match, Langer stated that "This [was ] unusual," which earned him a place in next year's Open Championship at St. Andrews. He continued, "I've won a tournament by 17, the World Championship under 25 years, but this just doesn't happen, not with the competition you're facing.... So it's been an amazing week for me." With the excitement and satisfaction he continued to his next match competition in Blaine that is holed by 3M Championship. At Global Syn-Turf, the world's leading synthetic grass manufacturers will continue watching the PGA Golf Leaderboard for Langer's success in PGA Golf tournaments.Congratulations Bernhard
Langer - 2014 Senior Open Champion!