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X marks the Spot, Xander Schauffele Wins First Major Championship

It was a moment long coming. Ever since Xander Schauffele reached the  PGA Tour in 2015 in 2016 he’s been in contention in the biggest events. He was PGA Tour rookie of the year in 2016-17 and even finished T-5 in the U.S. Open at Erin Hills, his bogey-free 66 in the first round marked the first time a newbie golfer to the Open had ever turned in a clean card...

PGA Championship Chaos, Scheffler Arrested and Charged with Felony and Misdemeanors, Pedestrian Killed by Tournament Shuttlebus

The 105th PGA Championship and the second major golf championship of the year is in chaos today  as a pedestrian was killed by a shuttlebus in early morning darkness, and world number one golfer and reigning Masters champion  Scottie Scheffler was arrested on a total of four felony and misdemeanor charges for failing to stop and obey police officers investigating the...

Los Angeles Has Returned to the U.S. Open Rotation, but for How Long at L.A.C.C.?

Los Angeles Has Returned to the U.S. Open Rotation, but for How Long at L.A.C.C.? —by Jay Flemma, Golf News Net— LOS ANGELES, CA – The day after the U.S. Open concluded, the USGA made an announcement met with joy across the golf-o-sphere. Lovely and historic Riviera Country Club will host the 2031 U.S. Open. For decades a yearly Tour stop, Riviera last...

Forget Brooks Koepka, Michael Block won the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill

Forget Brooks Koepka, Michael Block won the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill —by Jay Flemma, Golf News Net— PITTSFORD, NY – Brooks Koepka may take the Wanamaker Trophy back to Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Arabia, but club professional Michael Block won the 2023 PGA Championship. He won all our hearts as well. Block turned the year’s second golf major...

Soak Hill 2 – Another PGA Championship, Another Rain Storm to Soften the Golf Course

Soak Hill 2 – Another PGA Championship, Another Rain Storm to Soften the Golf Course —by Jay Flemma, Golf News Net— PITTSFORD, NY – It’s a sequel ten years in the making. In the second round of the 2013 PGA Championship, everybody’s favorite Dockers-wearing zombie, Jason Dufner, starred in “Soak Hill,” biting off Oak Hill’s head and sucking out its lungs...

Future PGA Championship Venues are Mixed Bag of Masterpieces, Old Favorites, and That Laughable, Ludicrous Valhalla Mess

Future PGA Championship Venues are Mixed Bag of Masterpieces, Old Favorites, and That Laughable, Ludicrous Valhalla Mess —by Jay Flemma, Golf News Net— PITTSFORD, NY – How wonderful to see Oak Hill polished to its highest shine in perhaps a century or longer. It may never have played better for any major championship. Better still are the broad smiles and...

Fine Weather Light Winds Allow Low Scoring at Oak Hill for Opening Day of 105th PGA Championship

Fine Weather Light Winds Allow Low Scoring at Oak Hill for Opening Day of 105th PGA Championship PITTSFORD, NY – After nearly a two-hour frost delay, light winds and mild temperatures allowed for low scores at the 105th PGA Championship being conducted at the East Course of Oak Hill Country Club. As we go to press 16 players were under par and a whopping total of 48...

New Look Oak Hill East for 2023 PGA Championship is Vastly Improved

PITTSFORD, NY – “TRAITOR!” “BACKSTABBER! “HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT?” “DISLOYAL!” Those were some of the incendiary comments I had to endure from my upstate New York golf friends back in 2013 when they asked me to compare their beloved Oak Hill to other major championship venues. They did not like hearing that I preferred a long list of courses – Oakmont, Winged Foot...

The Pre-Tournament Zen of Defending PGA Champion Justin Thomas

The Pre-Tournament Zen of Defending PGA Champion Justin Thomas —by Jay Flemma, Golf News Net— PITTSFORD, NY – The undercurrent running throughout this 105th PGA Championship is patience. Oak Hill East a much different golf course than the golfers and patrons have ever seen before, and definitely harder than any of them will have seen it play. The rough...

Betting Odds and Money Line for the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club

With a nod to vegasinsider.com, my one-stop shop for all things line and prognostication related, here are the betting odds and money line for the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, to be contested Thursday through Sunday, May 18-21. Justin Thomas is the defending champion after his riveting come-from-behind Sunday charge and playoff win and...

PGA Championship Coverage Schedule for Golf News Net, iHeartRadio, 92.7 the Drive FM

You are tuned into the right place for all things Rochester, Oak Hill’s East Course, and the 105th PGA Championship coming up May 18-21. We’ll be writing two articles a day Tuesday through Sunday for Golf News Net, we’ll have two hour-long radio shows:  one pre-tournament and one post, and we’ll have twice a day radio reports from Thursday...