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PGA Championship, Hole by Hole

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 01:01 Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:49

Valhalla Golf Club

Canadian Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at Valhalla Golf Club, site of the 96th PGA Championship on August 7-10, 2014.

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Key Anniversaries for the PGA Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:49 Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:44

Bobby Nichols

Canadian Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Doug Ferguson/AP) — A look at some of the anniversaries at the PGA Championship this year:

75 years ago (1939)

Henry Picard won his second major championship by rallying to beat Byron Nelson at Pomonock Country Club in New York.

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PGA Championship Field

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:43 Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:41

PGA Championship

Canadian Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — The 156 players who have qualified for the 96th PGA Championship, which starts Thursday to be played at Valhalla Golf Club. Two spots are being held for the winners of the Bridgestone Invitational and Barracuda Championship if they are not already eligible. Otherwise, those spots to the alternates:

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PGA Championship the Final Test Against the Strongest Field

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:40 Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:34

Rory McIlroy

Canadian Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Doug Ferguson/AP) — The PGA Championship might be the hardest to win of the four majors, even if it seems to play the easiest.

Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh are the only multiple winners of the PGA Championship over the last 15 years, a testament to a major where every player — except for the 20 club pros — believe they have a realistic chance of hoisting the Wanamaker Trophy.

Since the world ranking began in 1986, no other major has produced more champions outside the top 100 — John Daly, Shaun Micheel, Y.E. Yang and Keegan Bradley.

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Woods, Mickelson Together Again in a Major

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:34 Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:27

Phil Mickelson

Canadian Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play together in the opening two rounds of the PGA Championship at Valhalla.

The PGA Championship released its tee times for the final major of the year. Padraig Harrington will be joining Woods and Mickelson in the 8:35 a.m. tee time for the first round Thursday.

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