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Groups to watch: Round 4

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Wondering who to keep an eye on during Sunday's final round of the 90th PGA Championship at Oakland Hills? Here are three groups you should definitely follow.

All times are Eastern.

Ben Curtis, J.B. Holmes, Henrik Stenson
Tee time: 2:10 p.m.
Tee: No. 1
Total TOUR wins: 6
Why you should watch: This will be the day's final threesome. Ben Curtis will start the final round with a one-shot lead over J.B. Holmes and Henrik Stenson. It will be a battle all afternoon, as all three players have at least one TOUR win to their credit. Curtis, however, might be considered the favorite seeing as he does have a major championship win on his resume -- the 2003 Open Championship. This will be different. At Royal St. George's in 2003, Curtis posted an early number and waited around for a while to see if it would be enough for the win. This time, he's playing in the final group with the lead. How will his nerves hold up? Holmes might be young enough at 26 to not realize the magnitude of what he could possibly accomplish, while Stenson has won several times worldwide and is really missing only a major to put an exclamation point on what's already been an outstanding career.

2008 stat comparision
PlayerEvents PlayedCuts Made1st2nd3rdTop 10Top 25Scoring Avg.
Curtis17130102471.55
Holmes20141003771.60
Stenson870023571.77


Padraig Harrington, Sergio Garcia, Charlie Wi
Tee time: 2 p.m.
Tee: No. 1
Total TOUR wins: 11
Why you should watch: Talk about headliners. Padraig Harrington, the two-time defending Open Champion, paired in the final round of a major with THE PLAYERS Champion, Sergio Garcia and Charlie Wi. With all due respect to Wi, all eyes in this threesome will be on Harrington and Garcia. Can Harrington make it back-to-back major wins and three in two years? Or, will Garcia rise up and finally win that first major championship? Could Wi pull off the incredibly unlikely and make his first win on the PGA TOUR a major? One thing is for certain, it will be exciting. Oakland Hills is a beast, but there are scores to be had now that the course is playing softer after Saturday's heavy rains.

2008 stat comparision
PlayerEvents PlayedCuts Made1st2nd3rdTop 10Top 25Scoring Avg.
Harrington11101015870.79
Garcia14131002671.36
Wi20140002970.71

Steve Flesch, Aaron Baddeley, David Toms
Tee time: 1:40 p.m.
Tee: No. 1
Total TOUR wins: 18
Why you should watch: Every player in this threesome is a multiple winner on the PGA TOUR. Steve Flesch and Aaron Baddeley will start the day at 3 over, trailing Curtis by five shots, while David Toms will start off six behind. While typically that's a lot to ask for a player to make up in a regular event, it might not be asking too much in a major. If the players ahead of this threesome on the leaderboard find some trouble, Flesch, Baddeley and Toms are all capable of putting up an early number to give those leaders something to think about.

2008 stat comparision
PlayerEvents PlayedCuts Made1st2nd3rdTop 10Top 25Scoring Avg.
Flesch22130001771.56
Baddeley17130102671.30
Toms15120000471.70
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