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- Lanny Wadkins offered to be the player that American captain Tom Watson placed in the envelope, and their match was recorded as halved.
- On 3 October 2006, it was announced that Faldo had signed a contract with CBS to replace Lanny Wadkins as the network's lead golf analyst.
- In 1987, he finished tied with Lanny Wadkins after the regulation 72 holes of PGA Championship, and won the title with a par at the first playoff hole.
- He opened with a course record 61, continued with aggregate course and tournament records after every round and finished with an 18-under 262 total, 12 strokes ahead of second placed Lanny Wadkins.
- In 1985 he claimed four points out of five for the team which captured the trophy from the United States for the first time since 1957, defeating Lanny Wadkins 3 & 1 in singles.
- In addition to his U.S. Open victory, he had one second-place finish in each of the three U.S. majors, losing playoffs to Billy Casper at the 1970 Masters and to Lanny Wadkins at the 1977 PGA Championship.
- Curtis Strange and Lanny Wadkins won the most tournaments, three, and there were 10 first-time winners.
- This was third major played at the Pebble Beach Golf Links; Nicklaus won the U.S. Open in 1972 and Lanny Wadkins won the PGA Championship in 1977.
- On a day that saw a number of sub-70 rounds (including a 67 by 1977 PGA Champion Lanny Wadkins, also played at Pebble Beach), Watson was the best of the leaders, firing a 4-under 68.
- He retired from broadcasting at age 71 in June 2002, succeeded as CBS' lead analyst by Lanny Wadkins, then Nick Faldo in 2007.
- That year, he won the Bob Hope Desert Classic by one stroke over Lanny Wadkins.
- He was a teammate of future fellow PGA Tour players Joe Inman and Lanny Wadkins.
- The American Lanny Wadkins won in 1978, with Ian Stanley winning in 1979 after a playoff.
- In hot and windy conditions, Larry Nelson won his second PGA Championship in a sudden-death playoff over 1977 champion Lanny Wadkins.
- Lanny Wadkins, 27, won his only major championship in a sudden-death playoff over Gene Littler.
- Raymond Floyd won his second PGA Championship, three strokes ahead of runner-up Lanny Wadkins, the 1977 champion.
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