Rory McIlroy has won the PGA Championship at Valhalla for his second straight major and fourth overall.
Golf stories about Rory McIlroy are a lot more flattering than those a year ago. And if he reads too much into them, they can be a lot more dangerous.
Golfers and fans of the sport who attend PGA events can visit some of the best golf courses in America.
On Tuesday, Dufner was hoisting the PGA Championship trophy on top of the Empire State Building, two days after winning his first major.
Jason Dufner finally cracked a smile, and gave a slight pump of the fist, saving all that emotion for a big occasion.
Nothing was dull about the way Jason Dufner played golf Friday at the PGA Championship. If anything, it was historic.
Oak Hill was there for the taking. Tiger Woods gave away too many chances. Woods had everything he needed to start the final major championship of the year on a good note. The conditions were soft, still and ideal for scoring. He was one shot out of the lead Thursday morning in the PGA Championship when he made the turn, and there was nothing to suggest he would stray too far away.
It hasn’t been a great year for McIlroy. He hasn’t finished higher than 40th in a major, but he became the first player this weekend to open any significant distance on the field when he birdied the 15th and 16th holes toward the end of his third round.
Carl Pettersson was assessed a two-shot penalty in the final round of the PGA Championship because a leaf moved on the opening hole.
The idea is to take the concept of the July Opens in Britain and build a March-to-August schedule of monthly major triple headers.
Despite losing the PGA Championship, Jason Dufner has an even-keel demeanor which should help him throughout his career.
No one has a clue as to what is going on with Tiger Woods, or a clear sense of what, if any, is the way out.
After the conclusion of the PGA Championship, it seems the pendulum is starting to swing away from the proven names and towards the young and upcoming newcomers.
Keegan Bradley has won the PGA Championship with an amazing comeback in regulation, then a three-hole playoff win over Jason Dufner at Atlanta Athletic Club.
Scott Verplank has never won a major, but he is two shots behind the leader heading into the final round of the PGA Championship.