Tag Archives: PGA Championship

Nov
8
2013
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Championship
YES!

Oh, YES! …or NO…?!

In a joint press conference on Wednesday, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and PGA of America President Ted Bishop announced that next year The Players Championship and the PGA Championship will share the luxury of having the richest purses in golf, with each tournament offering $10 million in prize money.

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Aug
16
2011

Dufner: so close.

Here’s something I put together for TheScore.ie earlier on:

WHEN JASON DUFNER stood on the fifteenth tee during the final round of this year’s USPGA Championship, he held a five-shot lead over the rest of the field.

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Aug
13
2011
By Conor Nagle under PGA Championship

The ole Keegmeister avec friend.

Keegan Bradley, Brendan Steele, Jim Furyk, Adam Scott: there are long putters– broomhandle and belly– everywhere you look during the third round of this year’s PGA Championship.

It’s not really that much of surprise, given the nature of the Athletic Club’s test and the tendency of consistent ball-strikers to develop balky putters, but I’m not confident in the long putter’s ability to secure a first major victory this week.

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Aug
12
2011
By Conor Nagle under PGA Championship

Frustration: Friday's default setting (Kyle Auclair/insidetheropes.com)

Everything appears to be in place– a class field comprised primarily, though not exclusively, of the world’s best players; an audience of nearly forty-thousand earnest, obsessively hydrating spectators; a major championship purse and trophy to act as incentives — but I can’t remember a major championship Friday quite so lacking in atmosphere.

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Aug
12
2011

McIlroy joked he'd hit a lot of cut shots today

I’ve kicked off the live-blog of round two at the PGA Championship over at WSJ.com. Please come by and join me for another 12-hour marathon day. I’m heading out to catch Rory McIlroy as he starts the nightmare final four holes on the back nine. I’ll be sending my thoughts and observations live from Atlanta Athletic Club.

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