The PGA Championship has been the subject of several Lee Wybranski creations.
This year, Lee Wybranski is making his 15th U.S. Open appearance. Not as a player, mind you, but as an artist who has been creating the official poster for the national championship since 2008.
The Philadelphia native also has been part of several Masters as well as a number of PGA and Open Championships. And his job in each case has been to fashion a painting that evokes the ethos of the event and the venue at which it is being played. Wybranski then sells prints of his work at each tournament, whether in the merchandise tents, where he spends hours signing posters for those who have purchased one, or online for those majors that also peddle their official merchandise via the web.
As a result, he has become as much a fixture at majors as the tour professionals who tee it up in them. And his artistry, which possesses something of a California arts-and-crafts look that is both retro and refreshing, has given those championships another way to record ...
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