Posts tagged with: "PGA Championship"

QUICK TAKE: Rory Clarifies Comments On Majors’ Relative Importance View More
Rory McIlroy clarified his comments about the Masters being the biggest golf tournament in the world. (Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar)

QUICK TAKE: Rory Clarifies Comments On Majors’ Relative Importance

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | Just to clarify, when Rory McIlroy said Wednesday that the Masters is now the biggest golf tournament in the world and he “doesn’t care” about the U.S. Open or the Open Championship, he didn’t mean it the way it sounded. “I didn’t mean it like that…

WATCH: How Justin Thomas Won The PGA Championship View More
Justin Thomas became a major champion thanks to a stellar back-nine on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports)

WATCH: How Justin Thomas Won The PGA Championship

No one knew exactly when this PGA Championship turned into the U.S. Open we didn’t get – a brawl between a plethora of the game’s up-and-coming superstars on a course where pars were great and birdies were extraordinary – but you couldn’t have scripted a better ending to the major…

WATCH: Kisner Keeps Lead Despite Stumbling Finish View More
Kevin Kisner limped to the finish in his third round but still maintains a lead heading into Sunday. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports)

WATCH: Kisner Keeps Lead Despite Stumbling Finish

There’s always one in every major, a grinding day with few birdies and more groans than cheers: the kind of round where players put their heads down and hope for the best. A day after a soft, post-thunderstorm Quail Hollow seemed defenseless, the greens firmed up, the putts ran by…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Looks To Build On Lackluster PGA View More
Jordan Spieth reacts to his bunker shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the 2017 PGA Championship. (Photo credit: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Looks To Build On Lackluster PGA

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Jordan Spieth’s quest to complete the career Grand Slam never really got started at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. Prior to the tournament, Spieth emphasized the point that he felt no urgency to complete the Grand Slam in his first attempt, believing he will have…

QUICK TAKE: Quail Hollow’s First Hole Gives Players Trouble View More
The first hole at Quail Hollow Club didn't give up a birdie on Saturday during the PGA Championship. (Photo credit: Warren Little/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Quail Hollow’s First Hole Gives Players Trouble

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Golf rarely produces shutouts but it happened Saturday at Quail Hollow. The par-4 first hole did not surrender a birdie to any of the 75 players who made the 36-hole cut. Of course, some may quibble with the notion of calling a 522-yard dogleg a par-4…