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QUICK TAKE: Schedule Shifts Force European Tour’s Hand View More
The BMW PGA Championship is set to move to September in 2019, a change influenced by the PGA Championship's move to May. (Photo Credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Schedule Shifts Force European Tour’s Hand

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA — The announcement that from 2019 onwards the PGA Championship is to move from August to May and the Players from May to mid-March may have made perfect sense to those to the west of the Atlantic. It wasn’t so long ago that the Players was held…

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Calls On Positive Quail Hollow Memories View More
Despite not winning a tournament in 2017, Rory McIlroy is a main favorite heading into the PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Michael Madrid, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Calls On Positive Quail Hollow Memories

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | If you’re wondering, Rory McIlroy isn’t the most successful professional golfer at the Quail Hollow Club. The argument can be made that Tom Weiskopf was the first PGA Tour player to turn Quail Hollow into his personal playground. Before the Wells Fargo Championship, there was the…

NEWS: PGA Championship Confirms Date Shift For ’19 View More
The PGA Championship will move from August to May starting in 2019. (Photo Credit: PGA/Twitter)

NEWS: PGA Championship Confirms Date Shift For ’19

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | What PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua called the worst-kept secret in golf – moving the PGA Championship from August to May beginning 2019 – may have lacked the element of surprise when it was announced Tuesday, but the impact is profound. It’s not just the…

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the PGA Championship View More
Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler will try to keep their positive vibes going at Quail Hollow when grouped together for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Lee Smith, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the PGA Championship

As we approach the year’s final major, let’s take a look into some of the featured groups set to tee it up at Quail Hollow for the 99th PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy-Rickie Fowler-Jon Rahm McIlroy and Fowler earned their first PGA Tour victories at Quail Hollow and have impressive track…

QUICK TAKE: Players Enjoy Wearing Shorts at PGA View More
Jimmy Walker was one of many players who chose to wear shorts on Monday at the PGA Championship (Photo Credit: PGA of America/Twitter)

QUICK TAKE: Players Enjoy Wearing Shorts at PGA

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | The practice tee at Quail Hollow Club was surprisingly busy Monday morning because of the threat of afternoon thunderstorms which could disrupt this PGA Championship from start to finish. Something else was different. Shorts. The PGA of America decided to allow players to wear shorts Monday through…

QUICK TAKE: Curry Performs Like A Warrior View More
NBA star Steph Curry exceeded most expectations by shooting a 4-over-par 74 in the opening round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae. (Photo Credit: Eric Risberg/Associated Press)

QUICK TAKE: Curry Performs Like A Warrior

It could be called nothing but a rousing success, something that rarely has been written or said about a single round of golf that left a player at least 100 spots down the leaderboard. But NBA star Steph Curry’s 74 (4-over par) in the opening round of the Ellie Mae…