• Menu
  • Menu

PGA Championship

Kids at the PGA Championship – who are they picking?

TULSA, OK – One of the greatest things about golf is watching dads and their sons bond, moms and their daughters getting autographs and families attending together. Who do the kids want to win this week? Matt Yeardon – age 12, Minneapolis, MN: “I’m rooting for Zach Johnson. He beat Tiger at the Masters and I thought that was cool. I also want...

The PGA Championship – Glory’s Best Shot

TULSA, OK – Mysteriously, the PGA Championship has selected an incongruous, indeed tacky slogan to try to identify its idiom and set its reputation apart from the other major championships. No other major brands itself and “Glory’s Last Shot” doesn’t exactly make golf fans feel all gooey inside (kinda like John Edwards couldn’t either, despite what all...

2007 PGA Championship – Perry Maxwell, Golf Course Architect at a Glance

TULSA, OK – Chris Clouser, author of “The Midwest Associate” may have compiled the most comprehensive synopsis of Perry Maxwell’s body of work as a golf course architect. “Actually, Maxwell is misunderstood by many people” he notes with a hint of regret in his voice. “For example, he wasn’t Mackenzie’s associate, he was his partner.” Clouser goes on to explain...

Southern Hills, 2007 PGA Championship Preview piece

See you in Tulsa.  This piece and my coverage of the event will be on Cybergolf and linked to by Golf Observer. SOUTHERN HILLS – THE MOST UNSUNG COURSE OF THE MAJORS                 Ask any golfer to list the private masterpieces he or she would love to play before dying and you’ll get many similar answers.  Augusta National, Shinnecock Hills, Winged Foot, Oakmont...

PGA Championship Memories – John Daly, 1991

If not for a staggering sequence of events, John Daly would never have even been playing at the 1991 PGA Championship, let alone winning the event like a bolt out of the blue. AFter seeing his huge drives, it was the patrons and fellow players that were thunderstruck. After failing twice to qualify for the field, Daly was listed as the 9th alternate. As of Monday of...