Tag Archives: 2011 USPGA Championship

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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