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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…

WATCH: McIlroy Plays Incredible Pitch And Run Up Cart Path View More
Rory McIlroy plays a shot off the cart path on the 10th hole at Quail Hollow Club during the 2017 PGA Championship. (Photo credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

WATCH: McIlroy Plays Incredible Pitch And Run Up Cart Path

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Seve’s famous escape from a bunker during the 1983 Ryder Cup? The shot he played with a 3 wood scarcely touching any sand on the 18th hole of his match against Fuzzy Zoeller? I saw that. I was standing right behind it, perhaps 50 feet away,…

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…

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…

NEWS: Rory Explains Caddie Split View More
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland speaks ot the media in a press conference during a preview day of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: Rory Explains Caddie Split

AKRON, OHIO – Boiled down to its simplest form, Rory McIlroy ended his nine-year working relationship with caddie J.P. Fitzgerald because it was time. Player-caddie relationships aren’t forever – Phil Mickelson and Jim “Bones” Mackay are evidence of that – and McIlroy made the difficult decision to cut Fitzgerald loose…

NEWS: Rory Sacks His Caddie … Or Was It The Other Way Round? View More
Rory McIlroy and JP Fitzgerald during the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. (Photo credit: David Cannon/R&A via Getty Images)

NEWS: Rory Sacks His Caddie … Or Was It The Other Way Round?

By now, all the usual spin will probably have been put on the situation to say that the parting of ways between Rory McIlroy and JP Fitzgerald, his caddie of nine years, was amicable. In fairness, that is maybe the only way to proceed when the two of them will…