KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — Rory McIlroy repelled an early onslaught by Ian Poulter before cruising to his second major title by a record eight shots at the PGA Championship on Sunday.
The 23-year-old McIlroy, who started the final round with a three-shot lead, needed only 23 putts as he carded a flawless 6-under-par 66 that gave him a 13-under total of 275 in the year’s last major. Read More
Swede Carl Pettersson flawlessly put himself in position to improve a mediocre record in the majors, spearheading a glut of low scoring to surge into a one-shot lead in the PGA Championship opening round on Thursday.
The 34-year-old, who became a U.S. citizen in January, fired a sizzling 6-under-par 66 in relatively calm, sunny conditions at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort to take control of the season’s final major. Read More
Unpredictability has been the predominant theme going into all the majors in recent years and this week’s PGA Championship on the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is no exception.
Sixteen different players have claimed the last 16 major titles and that trend could continue as players such as the world’s top-ranked player, Luke Donald, and fourth-ranked Lee Westwood aim for their first grand slam crowns. Read More
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Nobody ever doubted Tiger Woods’ intelligence. He didn’t get into Stanford simply because he could break par. A confrontation with Tiger in an interview room is as likely to end with the same result as one on the course. He wins.
Woods was primed and ready Wednesday for what turned out to be a less-than-revelatory session with the media before today’s start of the 93rd PGA Championship. Read More