http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/rss en Bellerive C.C. to host 2018 PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/bellerive-cc-host-2018-pga-championship PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America has selected Bellerive Country Club of St. Louis, one of America's most storied venues, to serve as the site of the 2018 PGA Championship. The Championships coincide with the creation of a philanthropic outreach program of The PGA and local Gateway... 2012 Pre-event Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:35:34 +0000 tauclair 8201 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship returns to Baltusrol in 2016 for centennial celebration http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-returns-baltusrol-2016-centennial-celebration The PGA of America PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Baltusrol Golf Club of Springfield, N.J., the home of many of the most memorable U.S. major championships, has been named the site of the 98th PGA Championship in August 2016, which will be a part of a year-long celebration of The PGA of... Pre-event 2016 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:13:48 +0000 mark.aumann 25281 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Remaining volunteer opportunities going fast in new 'Championship Shops' http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/remaining-volunteer-opportunities-going-fast-new-championship-shops KOHLER, Wis. -- A few volunteer positions are still available for the Merchandise Committee where volunteers will be assisting in the “Championship Shops”. This stunning new 36,000-square-foot merchandise facility will be unique to the PGA Championship and serve as a hub of... Pre-event 2015 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:14:32 +0000 jbyrwa 20775 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Season Grounds tickets sold out, remaining ticket inventory released to general public http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/season-grounds-tickets-sold-out-remaining-ticket-inventory-released-general-public KOHLER, Wis. – The PGA of America and Kohler Co. today announced limited remaining ticket availability for the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits after the event recorded the second-highest one-month total ticket sales in PGA Championship history, selling out its Season Grounds Ticket... Pre-event 2015 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:41:33 +0000 john.holmes 25267 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship U.S. team set for Junior Ryder Cup in Scotland http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/us-team-set-junior-ryder-cup-scotland PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – A talented group of 12 junior golfers representing eight states will travel to face their European counterparts in the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup, Sept. 22-23, at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland. The Junior Ryder Cup consists of foursomes, mixed four-ball... 2014 Post-event Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:22:25 +0000 john.holmes 25259 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship TV ratings are best in five years http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-tv-ratings-are-best-five-years NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS Sports says Rory McIlroy's one-shot victory over Phil Mickelson in the PGA Championship produced the highest overnight ratings in five years. CBS says the household rating was 6.0 with a 13 share, up 36 percent from a year ago when Jason Dufner beat Jim Furyk at Oak Hill,... 2014 Round 4 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:36:52 +0000 mark.aumann 25255 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rory: Move over Bobby, Jack and Tiger http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rory-move-over-bobby-jack-and-tiger By Paul Newberry, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Bobby Jones. Jack Nicklaus. Tiger Woods. And, now, Rory McIlroy. He certainly doesn't look out of place. Joining an exclusive club in the twilight at Valhalla Golf Club, McIlroy survived his toughest test yet on the big stage and gave... 2014 Round 4 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:15:11 +0000 mark.aumann 25253 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship merchandise 50 percent off http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-merchandise-50-percent The PGA of America announced that all remaining items in The Championship Shops merchandise pavilion will be marked down for a one day 50% OFF retail sale on Monday, August 11th. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. Who: PGA Championship Shops Merchandise Pavilion What:      50%... 2014 Round 4 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:40:19 +0000 dpurdum 25239 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Valhalla produces another dramatic finish at PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/valhalla-produces-another-dramatic-finish-pga-championship By Joseph Demling LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Every time the PGA of America brings an stroke-play event to Valhalla Golf Club there has been drama on the par-5, 18th hole. And it happened again on Sunday. RELATED: Photos: Sunday at Valhalla | Scoreboard | What's in the winner's... 2014 Round 4 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:11:06 +0000 dpurdum 25233 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Heavy rain interrupts final round at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/heavy-rain-interrupts-final-round-valhalla By Paul Newberry, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship. On a back nine filled with clutch shots and as much tension as a major can provide, McIlroy emerged from a four-man race to outlast... Event Page 2014 Round 4 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:29:47 +0000 mark.spoor 25117 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Ryder Cup race tight entering final round of 2014 PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/ryder-cup-race-tight-entering-final-round-2014-pga-championship Update, 5:28 p.m. Patrick Reed was upset with his 2-over-par 73 and 284 total that will get him around 40 points when the round is complete. Follow the live leaderboard.  Reed, who is No. 7 on the U.S. Points List, should stay inside the top nine and make the team but there’s still... 2014 Round 4 Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:57:06 +0000 andrew.prezioso 24969 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Play suspended by rain http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/play-suspended-by-rain PGA.com All times ET 2:44 p.m. -- Play has resumed. 2:14 p.m. -- In an e-mail to the media, the PGA announced that the course has taken about an inch of rain on Sunday. 2:09 p.m. -- The PGA of America just tweeted that play will start at 2:40 p.m. Tee times will go in nine-minute intervals. The... Event Page 2014 Round 4 Sun, 10 Aug 2014 16:55:33 +0000 mark.spoor 25051 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Saturday Notebook: Rory McIlroy one up with one to go http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/saturday-notebook-rory-mcilroy-one-one-go By The PGA of America Media Staff LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With his second straight 67, Rory McIlroy is one stroke ahead of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger and two up on Rickie Fowler heading into the final round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. McIlroy, at 13-under-par 200,... 2014 Round 3 Sun, 10 Aug 2014 01:01:48 +0000 john.holmes 24953 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Phil Mickelson looks to end victory drought in a major way at PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/phil-mickelson-looks-end-victory-drought-major-way-pga-championship By Paul Newberry, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Phil Mickelson birdied four of his last five holes Saturday to put himself in contention for his sixth major title, shooting a 4-under 67 that left him three shots behind leader Rory McIlroy at the PGA Championship.  He'll play... 2014 Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:57:46 +0000 john.holmes 24959 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rickie Fowler won't change a thing for final round at PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rickie-fowler-wont-change-thing-final-round-pga-championship By Gary B. Graves, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rickie Fowler is giving himself so many chances in the majors, he's bound to break through one of these days.  He has been the runner-up in the past two majors and was fifth at the Masters, so it's not shocking that Fowler... 2014 Round 3 Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:38:49 +0000 john.holmes 24961 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Bernd Wiesberger an Austrian better at golf than skiing http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/bernd-wiesberger-austrian-better-golf-skiing By Jim Litke, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Most Americans will see his name near the top of the leaderboard – Bernd Wiesberger – and wonder whether they've stumbled onto a ski race.  Try the PGA Championship.  "Well, yeah, we're not too many... 2014 Round 3 Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:01:37 +0000 john.holmes 24963 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Generous fourth hole provides risk-reward chance as field takes advantage http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/generous-fourth-hole-provides-risk-reward-chance-field-takes-advantage LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Already playing as one of the easiest holes at Valhalla Golf Club, No. 4 featured a set up on Saturday that had players eager to go for the green off the tee box at the 96th PGA Championship. The tees had been moved up to 292 yards from the 372 yards the hole played during... Event Page 2014 Round 3 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:14:47 +0000 mark.spoor 24925 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rory McIlroy fends off big-name challengers, maintains lead at PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rory-mcilroy-fends-big-name-challengers-maintains-lead-pga-championship By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.  "It's a great position to be in," he... Event Page 2014 Round 3 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 22:05:00 +0000 dpurdum 24849 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Fans select 16th hole location for the 96th PGA Championship final round http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/fans-select-16th-hole-location-96th-pga-championship-final-round LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- For the second year in a row, golf fans had a part in setting up potential major championship drama in the PGA Championship Pick the Hole Location Challenge Hosted by Jack Nicklaus Presented by Samsung. Thousands of golf fans over the past two weeks have visited PGA.com, and... 2014 Round 4 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 21:51:07 +0000 andrew.prezioso 24845 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Jason Day truly earns par after embarking on excellent adventure on second hole http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/jason-day-truly-earns-par-after-embarking-excellent-adventure-second-hole LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jason Day’s scorecard will say par for the second hole on Saturday at the 96th PGA Championship. But it was much more than just a par for Day on the 500-yard par 4, which he accomplished hitting his second shot barefoot in the hazard. Day yanked his drive over a creek... Event Page 2014 Round 3 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 21:04:01 +0000 mark.spoor 24829 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Graeme McDowell latest to be victimized by perplexing 13th hole http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/graeme-mcdowell-latest-be-victimized-perplexing-13th-hole LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The par-4 signature 13th hole at Valhalla Golf Club was playing as the seventh easiest hole on the course through two rounds of the PGA Championship. The 342-yard hole with an island green has been a place where golfers can make a birdie, but it’s also been a tough hole... Event Page 2014 Round 3 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 17:54:35 +0000 mark.spoor 24799 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rory McIlroy again in familiar spot in another major http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rory-mcilroy-again-familiar-spot-another-major By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rory McIlroy tracked the flight of his drive as long as he could against the rain clouds over Valhalla on Friday, not quite sure where it landed. He turned to his caddie for confirmation and asked, "Was it... 2014 Round 2 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 04:32:35 +0000 john.holmes 24423 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Ryan Helminen of Wisconsin one shot shy of making cut http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/ryan-helminen-wisconsin-one-shot-shy-making-cut By Bob Denney, The PGA of America LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ryan Helminen of Menasha, Wisconsin, knocked in a 10-foot birdie putt on the ninth green – his final hole of the day as twilight approached – for an even-par 71 in the second round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf... 2014 Round 2 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 01:58:46 +0000 john.holmes 24417 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Phil Mickelson eagles 18th to move within three shots after 36 holes http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/phil-mickelson-eagles-18th-move-within-three-shots-after-36-holes By Gary B. Graves, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Phil Mickelson smiled and flashed a thumbs-up as he looked over his left shoulder after his best hole in the PGA Championship. The way he achieved it might have leader Rory McIlroy looking over his shoulder for Mickelson as... 2014 Round 2 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:59:20 +0000 john.holmes 24419 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Close in last three majors, Rickie Fowler again contending http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/close-last-three-majors-rickie-fowler-again-contending By Jim Litke, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Close, but no majors. At least so far. Rickie Fowler gets one more chance to change that this season heading into the weekend at the PGA Championship. The 25-year-old, fast-rising tour star has the unusual distinction of having finished... 2014 Round 2 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:17:49 +0000 john.holmes 24421 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Despite rain, PGA of America doesn't consider lift, clean and place http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/despite-rain-pga-america-doesnt-consider-lift-clean-and-place By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The second round began in the rain, which fell so hard that play was halted for nearly an hour. Workers used squeegees to remove water from fairways and greens. It was a soggy mess. And the PGA of America never considered playing lift,... 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 23:23:12 +0000 dpurdum 24373 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship After being named vice-captain, Steve Stricker gunning to earn Ryder Cup spot with win http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/after-being-named-vice-captain-steve-stricker-gunning-earn-ryder-cup-spot-win LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Two days after being named a vice-captain for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, Steve Stricker is now flirting with making the team. Stricker fired a 3-under-par 68 in the second round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club, putting him at 5-under 137 and just four shots off the... Event Page 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:58:43 +0000 mark.spoor 24359 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Tiger Woods fails to make cut at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/tiger-woods-fails-make-cut-valhalla By Paul Newberry, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- For Tiger Woods, there was a familiar complaint. Yes, his back was hurting again. Once the game's most dominant player, Woods looked old and tired at Valhalla. He was surely overmatched Friday, shooting his second consecutive 3-over 74 to... Event Page 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:35:40 +0000 mark.spoor 24357 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Sunday PGA Championship parking changes http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/sunday-pga-championship-parking-changes Due to current and forecasted weather conditions, the PGA of America has made necessary parking changes for Sunday, Aug 10.  Lot V Lot V parking at Old Henry Road will be closed on Sunday.  All volunteers are directed to park in paved parking at Churchill Downs. Volunteer shuttle... 2014 Round 4 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:28:00 +0000 dpurdum 24353 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Jonas Blixt stunned by unlikely eagle http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/jonas-blixt-stunned-unlikely-eagle LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jonas Blixt said he didn’t even know how to celebrate his eagle at the par-4, 435-yard 15th hole on Friday at Valhalla Golf Club. “I’ve never done that before,” Blixt said with a smile. Blixt, a 30-year-old Swede, was 180 yards out in the fairway... Event Page 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:30:13 +0000 mark.spoor 24339 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rory's run http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rorys-run PGA.com It'd be hard to argue against Rory McIlroy being one of the hottest golfers in the world. Just his first two rounds at Valhalla this week my be enough to prove that. But do you really know what kind of a roll McIlroy is on? In his last 10 rounds at the PGA Championship, McIlroy is a... Event Page 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:29:01 +0000 mark.spoor 24321 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rory McIlroy dodges raindrops while surging to lead at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rory-mcilroy-dodges-raindrops-while-surging-lead-valhalla By Paul Newberry, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rory McIlroy is making this PGA Championship feel like 2000 all over again at Valhalla. Back then, it was Tiger Woods who was making the game look easy as he started to pile up majors. Now it's McIlroy, the 25-year-old from Northern... Event Page 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:39:25 +0000 mark.spoor 24203 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Ben Crane withdraws with bad back http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/ben-crane-withdraws-bad-back LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Ben Crane has withdrawn from the PGA Championship because of a back problem. Crane opened with a 3-over 74 at Valhalla on Thursday before withdrawing Friday. He has a long history of back trouble. This is the second straight tournament he had to withdraw because of back pain.... Event Page 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:27:19 +0000 mark.spoor 24191 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Play resumes after suspension for heavy rain http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/play-resumes-after-suspension-heavy-rain By Paul Newberry, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The second round of the PGA Championship was off to a soggy start and a sudden stop Friday. A steady rain forced officials to suspend the round after just 20 minutes because of too much water on the putting surfaces and fairways. Work... 2014 Round 2 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:20:32 +0000 mark.aumann 24107 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Johan Kok drains 100-foot putt for amazing eagle http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/johan-kok-drains-100-foot-putt-amazing-eagle LOUISVILLE, Ky. – PGA Club Professional Johan Kok shot a 7-over-par 78 in the opening round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. But he left smiling. “It’s been quite a week,” Kok said. “I have some memories.” Kok finished third in the PGA Long... Event Page Round 1 2014 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 02:33:33 +0000 john.holmes 24103 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Thursday Notebook: Leaders all set personal bests http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/thursday-notebook-leaders-all-set-personal-bests By The PGA of America Media Staff LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kevin Chappell, making just his sixth major championship start, Ryan Palmer, who has never finished among the top 15 in this major championship, and Lee Westwood of England, who began his 67th major championship today at Valhalla Golf Club, each... Round 1 2014 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 01:57:22 +0000 john.holmes 24101 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Steve Schneiter paces PGA Professionals on Day 1 of PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/steve-schneiter-paces-pga-professionals-day-1-pga-championship By Bob Denney, The PGA of America LOUISVILLE, Ky. –Steve Schneiter of Sandy, Utah, used two birdies en route to a 1-over-par 72 and the lead among 20 PGA Club Professionals competing in the 96th PGA Championship Thursday at Valhalla Golf Club. Schneiter’s experience at Valhalla,... Round 1 2014 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 01:46:04 +0000 john.holmes 24099 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Despite disappointing opening-round score, Johan Kok still makes big impact at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/despite-disappointing-opening-round-score-johan-kok-still-makes-big-impact-valhalla LOUISVILLE, Ky. – PGA Professional Johan Kok shot a 7-over-par 78 in the opening round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. But he left smiling. “It’s been quite a week,” Kok said. “I have some memories.” Kok finished third in the PGA Long Drive... Event Page 2014 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 01:05:43 +0000 mark.spoor 24083 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Chris Wood laughs off embarassing moment, still manages to post 66 in opening round http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/chris-wood-laughs-embarassing-moment-still-manages-post-66-opening-round LOUISVILLE, Ky. – English golfer Chris Wood fired a 5-under-par 66 and is just one shot off the first-round lead at the 96th PGA Championship The 26-year-old Wood had a bogey-free round but it was an adventure. Wood ripped his pants on the par-3 11th hole – his second hole of the day... Event Page Round 1 2014 Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:51:46 +0000 mark.spoor 24075 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Defending champion Jason Dufner withdraws in opening round with nagging neck problem http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/defending-champion-jason-dufner-withdraws-opening-round-nagging-neck-problem Staff and wire reports LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Defending champion Jason Dufner, suffering from a neck injury and struggling just to swing a golf club, pulled out of the PGA Championship just past the midway point of Thursday's opening round. After making a triple-bogey 8 on the 10th hole, he shook... Event Page Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:39:01 +0000 mark.spoor 23953 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Tiger Woods has his health, but golf game still a work in progress http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/tiger-woods-has-his-health-golf-game-still-work-progress By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Tiger Woods surveyed his options from so far left of the fairway he was up to his ankles in grass in a hazard he didn't even know was there. He could take it over the trees and go sideways, but it might be tough to keep it in the... Event Page Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:18:51 +0000 mark.spoor 23951 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Kevin Chappell taking full advantage of surprising spot in championship field http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/kevin-chappell-taking-full-advantage-surprising-spot-championship-field By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kevin Chappell still isn't certain how he got invited to the PGA Championship. He sure made the most of it Thursday. Chappell and his wife were in a grocery store in Nevada 10 days ago, making plans for how to spend a week off during the... Event Page Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:30:12 +0000 mark.spoor 23881 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Lee Westwood's chase for a major gets cranked up again with strong start at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/lee-westwoods-chase-major-gets-cranked-again-strong-start-valhalla By Jim Litke, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- There were plenty of reasons to believe the window was fast closing on Lee Westwood's sometimes-heartbreaking campaign to win a major. But Westwood cracked it wide open again Thursday, piling nine birdies atop a double bogey at the first hole... Event Page Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:10:44 +0000 mark.spoor 23875 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Valhalla's famous 13th hole lots of fun for fans, a daunting challenge for players http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/valhallas-famous-13th-hole-lots-fun-fans-daunting-challenge-players LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The signature hole at Valhalla Golf Club is the par-4, 13th hole, which also happens to be the shortest par 4 at 342 yards. It’s the Island Green and it can be easy, giving up 22 birdies in the early wave during the first round of 96th PGA Championship on Thursday. The... Event Page Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:12:42 +0000 mark.spoor 23867 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship A breakdown of the 20 PGA Professionals at 2014 PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/breakdown-20-pga-professionals-2014-pga-championship LOUISVILLE, Ky. – One of the unique aspects of the PGA Championship is the 20 PGA Professionals who earn the opportunity to compete in a major. While none of them made the cut in last year’s PGA Championship, it does give these professionals a large stage to showcase their skills. All... Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:54:15 +0000 andrew.prezioso 23823 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship As it happens: Westwood, Chappell, Palmer fire 65s in opening round of 96th Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/it-happens-westwood-chappell-palmer-fire-65s-opening-round-96th-championship By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started. Momentum was a big theme Thursday in the opening round of the PGA Championship, and it even applied to Tiger Woods.  Except that Woods kept going... Event Page Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:53:09 +0000 mark.spoor 23817 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Matt Kuchar withdraws with bad back, adding to mounting list of U.S. injuries http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/matt-kuchar-withdraws-bad-back-adding-mounting-list-us-injuries Matt Kuchar withdrew from the PGA Championship just before his tee time on Thursday, giving U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson one more worry. Kuchar, who is ranked No. 6 in the world, cited a bad back when he informed PGA Championship officials that he was withdrawing from the field. Alternate... Event Page Round 1 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:33:00 +0000 mark.spoor 23815 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Wednesday Notebook: The gang's all here http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/wednesday-notebook-gangs-all-here By The PGA of America Media Staff LOUISVILLE, Ky. – All 156 players have registered for the 2014 PGA Championship, including four-time PGA Champion Tiger Woods. The others who notified the PGA of America that they would be registering after the 5:00 p.m. ET Tuesday deadline were 1997 PGA... Pre-event 2014 Thu, 07 Aug 2014 02:00:22 +0000 john.holmes 23695 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Jason Dufner ailing as he defends title http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/jason-dufner-ailing-he-defends-title By Paul Newberry, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jason Dufner knows what he needs to do. Exercise more. Eat healthier. Lose a few pounds. The defending PGA champion arrived at Valhalla with an aching neck and not much hope of lifting the Wanamaker Trophy for the second year in a row. At... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:16:45 +0000 mark.spoor 23307 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Tom Watson doing homework to fill Ryder Cup roster http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/tom-watson-doing-homework-fill-ryder-cup-roster LOUISVILLE, Ky. – United States Ryder Cup cCaptain Tom Watson will have some major decisions to make after this weekend’s PGA Championship. Nine players will earn automatic spots on the Ryder Cup team with Watson having to select the other three – with his captain’s picks... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:48:12 +0000 mark.spoor 22989 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Valhalla experience in short supply amongst championship field http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/valhalla-experience-short-supply-amongst-championship-field LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Valhalla Golf Club is located about 15 minutes from Churchill Downs, home of the legendary Kentucky Derby. So, it only seems fitting to look for a “horse for the course” in trying to pick the 96th PGA Championship winner this week at Valhalla. Valhalla opened... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:02:17 +0000 mark.spoor 22983 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Six pairings we'll have our eyes on Thursday http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/six-pairings-well-have-our-eyes-thursday LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Now that Tiger Woods has arrived we can get down to business with the 96th PGA Championship set to tee off on Thursday morning. The first tee shot is 7:30 a.m. ET. Complete tee times are available here. Here are six pairings we have our eye on: NOTE: All times ET MARQUEE... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:57:38 +0000 mark.spoor 22979 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship to be played in late July in 2016 http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-be-played-late-july-2016 The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The PGA Championship will shift to late July instead of its usual early August start in 2016 as golf prepares to return to the Summer Olympics. The move was announced by the PGA of America, which will stage the 2016 edition July 28-31 at Baltusrol Golf Club... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:35:04 +0000 mark.spoor 22347 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Sergio Garcia back in the mix at majors http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/sergio-garcia-back-mix-majors By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The only thing worse than being mentioned as the best player without a major is not being mentioned at all. Sergio Garcia is back in the conversation. The 34-year-old Spaniard is No. 3 in the world, his highest ranking in five years. He... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:56:20 +0000 mark.spoor 22343 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Tiger Woods ready to tee it up at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/tiger-woods-ready-tee-it-valhalla By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to play in the PGA Championship. Woods caused the biggest sensation of the week Wednesday afternoon simply by driving his silver SUV into the parking lot at Valhalla. He has... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:14:18 +0000 mark.aumann 22339 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Auriemma offers advice on how to grow game for women at "Beyond the Green" event http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/auriemma-offers-advice-how-grow-game-women-beyond-green-event By Bob Denney, PGA of America LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma loves the game of golf. He’s played it for 30 years, has posted one hole-in-one and owns a 7 handicap. The game, he said, also has a parallel to his Hall of Fame coaching... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:19:48 +0000 mark.aumann 22273 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Martin Kaymer reveals his shoulder was injured at British Open http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/martin-kaymer-reveals-his-shoulder-was-injured-british-open By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Martin Kaymer looked unbeatable earlier this year when he went wire-to-wire (with ties) to win The Players Championship, and then wire-to-wire (no ties) for an eight-shot victory in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2. So it was mildly... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 02:42:31 +0000 john.holmes 22271 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Tuesday PGA Championship Notebook: Will all major winners be repeaters? http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/tuesday-pga-championship-notebook-will-all-major-winners-be-repeaters By the PGA of America Media Staff LOUISVILLE Ky. – Since the start of the Masters in 1934, only three times have the winners of any year's major championships all been repeat major champions. This year could make four. It first happened in 1972, when Jack Nicklaus won both the Masters... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:50:42 +0000 john.holmes 22071 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Louis Oosthuizen wins PGA Long Drive Competition against Rory McIlroy, field http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/louis-oosthuizen-wins-pga-long-drive-competition-against-rory-mcilroy-field LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The buzz surrounded Rory McIlroy, but by the end of the day, it belonged to Louis Oosthuizen. Well after fan-favorite McIlroy hit his tee shot, and as Jason Day’s mark of 338 yards looked like it would be enough to win the title, Oosthuizen hit one to 340 yards to... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:12:02 +0000 andrew.prezioso 22065 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Kenny Perry trading babysitting duties for PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/kenny-perry-trading-babysitting-duties-pga-championship By Joseph Demling, PGA.com LOUISVILLE, Ky.  –  On a typical Tuesday afternoon, Kenny Perry is playing with blocks or watching a children’s movie with his two grandkids in Franklin, Ky. “You are keeping me from babysitting,” Perry said with a laugh in... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:35:58 +0000 mark.aumann 22063 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Valhalla: Nine differences since 2000 PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/valhalla-nine-differences-2000-pga-championship By Joseph Demling, PGA.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- It’s been 14 years since the PGA Championship was last played at Valhalla Golf Club, when Tiger Woods beat Bob May in a playoff. A lot has changed with the course and in the game of golf since Woods took the Wanamaker Trophy home from the... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:11:43 +0000 mark.aumann 22059 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Brian Norman goes from PGA Championship spectator to PGA Championship participant http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/brian-norman-goes-pga-championship-spectator-pga-championship-participant By Joseph Demling, PGA.com LOUSIVILLE, Ky. -- Brian Norman was at Valhalla Golf Club in 2000 when Tiger Woods beat Bob May in a playoff to win the PGA Championship. Norman was still in high school at Henderson County at the time and recalls following the final pairing on the back... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:31:12 +0000 mark.aumann 22051 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rory McIlroy named ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rory-mcilroy-named-ambassador-pga-junior-league-golf PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Three-time major champion Rory McIlroy has been named an ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf, which introduces kids ages 13 and under to the game in a team setting. Launched in 2011 as a partnership between the PGA of America and League Golf, LLC, PGA Junior... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:12:40 +0000 john.holmes 22049 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Red-hot McIlroy showing no signs of slowing down at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/red-hot-mcilroy-showing-no-signs-slowing-down-valhalla-0 By Joseph Demling, PGA.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rory McIlroy received a little chuckle in the media room Sunday night after the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He said his goal was not to worry about the world’s No. 1 ranking but to win “every single tournament from now until the end... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:39:48 +0000 mark.aumann 22039 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Omega extends partnership with PGA of America through 2022 http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/omega-extends-partnership-pga-america-through-2022 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – OMEGA, the Official Timekeeper of the PGA of America and the 2014 PGA Championship, has extended its partnership agreement with the PGA of America through 2022.   The agreement was announced today at a special press conference with OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart, PGA... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:15:56 +0000 john.holmes 21911 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Louisville native Bobby Nichols honored with giant mural as member of elite "Hometown Heroes" http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/louisville-native-bobby-nichols-honored-giant-mural-member-elite-hometown-heroes By Bob Denney, The PGA of America LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Former PGA Champion Bobby Nichols, who stunned the golf world 50 years ago this July, was honored Sunday as the 25th individual to have a mural displayed on a Louisville building signifying his entry into the “Hometown... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 01:48:52 +0000 john.holmes 21907 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Notes: Rory's No. 1, but Sergio's nearly as hot http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/notes-rorys-no-1-sergios-nearly-hot News and notes Monday from the PGA Championship: RORY NO. 1 AGAIN: Victories in consecutive appearances -- the Open Championship and the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational -- have propelled Roy McIlory back to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking. McIlroy, the 2012 PGA... 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:20:37 +0000 mark.aumann 21891 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Tiger Woods' caddy is at Valhalla, but no word on whether Tiger will join him http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/tiger-woods-caddy-valhalla-no-word-whether-tiger-will-join-him By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Joe LaCava walked nearly every blade of grass on the 18th green at Valhalla Golf Club, jotting notes in his yardage book after stepping off the distances from every edge of the green to every possible pin position. It was just like any other... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:14:26 +0000 mark.aumann 21837 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Ryder Cup watch heading into PGA Championship 2014 http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/ryder-cup-watch-heading-pga-championship-2014 We knew U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson was going to have decisions to make when it came to making the three captain’s picks for this year’s team. But with the changes since last week, the race for those trying to make the 12-man U.S. Ryder Cup team appears even murkier than... 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:02:35 +0000 Michael.Benzie 21625 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Tour to provide ShotLink scoring system at PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-tour-provide-shotlink-scoring-system-pga-championship LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The PGA TOUR and PGA of America announced Monday a multi-year agreement by which the TOUR will provide full ShotLink implementation at the PGA Championship, beginning with this week’s Championship at Valhalla Golf Club.   ShotLink is the TOUR’s... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:14:29 +0000 mark.spoor 21623 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Samsung, PGA and Turner Sports Announce PGA Championship App for Samsung Smart TVs http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/samsung-pga-and-turner-sports-announce-pga-championship-app-samsung-smart-tvs LOUISVILLE, Ky – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, unveiled its PGA Championship TV App, the first-ever event-based golf experience app designed for the Samsung Smart TV platform, offering a new and interactive way for golf... Pre-event Event Page 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:52:08 +0000 mark.spoor 21621 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship: 10 to watch http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-10-watch By Joseph Demling Not long after Valhalla Golf Club was awarded the 2014 PGA Championship, some in the golf world assumed it would be another prime opportunity for Tiger Woods to add to his list of major championships. And for good reason since Woods captured the 2000 PGA at Valhalla after a... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:08:37 +0000 dpurdum 21613 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship grounds tickets sold out http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-grounds-tickets-sold-out LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Featuring the strongest field in golf, including a record 99 of the Top 100 players in the world for the third straight year, the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club has sold out all grounds tickets for each of the Championship rounds, Thursday through Sunday. Fans... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:04:06 +0000 dpurdum 21611 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Rick Pitino expects 'suspense' at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/rick-pitino-expects-suspense-valhalla By Joseph Demling LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A longtime member at Valhalla Golf Club, University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino said he wouldn’t be predicting a winner of the PGA Championship this week but he does know one thing is certain. Pitino believes the finishing hole... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:36:18 +0000 dpurdum 21609 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Twenty years since taking mound, PGA Professional National Champion Michael Block delivers first pitch in Louisville http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/twenty-years-taking-mound-pga-professional-national-champion-michael-block-delivers-first-pitch By Bob Denney, The PGA of America LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Fresh from his first practice round at Valhalla Golf Club, site of the 96th PGA Championship, PGA Professional National Champion Michael Block picked up a baseball at Louisville Slugger Field. The ball looked natural in his right hand, as... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 04 Aug 2014 01:35:20 +0000 john.holmes 21905 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Notes: Ogilvy earns spot in field with Reno win http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/notes-ogilvy-earns-spot-field-reno-win News and notes Sunday from the 2014 PGA Championship: Geoff Ogilvy of Australia, the 2006 U. S. Open Champion, earned a berth in the 2014 PGA Championship with his victory today at the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada.  18 RETURN FROM 2008 RYDER CUP: A total of 18 of the 24... Pre-event 2014 Sun, 03 Aug 2014 23:40:30 +0000 mark.aumann 21601 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Tiger Woods injured; status for PGA Championship uncertain http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/tiger-woods-injured-status-pga-championship-uncertain By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press AKRON, Ohio -- Tiger Woods was stricken with more back pain Sunday and withdrew after eight holes at the Bridgestone Invitational. He struggled to even take off his golf shoes before being driven away to an uncertain future. In his third tournament since... Pre-event 2014 Sun, 03 Aug 2014 18:45:43 +0000 mark.aumann 21475 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship: Trivia quiz http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-trivia-quiz By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press How well do you know the PGA Championship? Try this quiz. 1. Who did Tiger Woods beat in a playoff at Valhalla for his third straight major of 2000? a.) Sergio Garcia b.) Bob May c.) Kenny Perry 2. Who holds the 72-hole scoring record at the PGA... Pre-event 2014 Sat, 02 Aug 2014 15:39:42 +0000 mark.aumann 21165 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship: Five things to know http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-five-things-know By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Rory McIlroy didn't spend much time celebrating his victory at the British Open. Then again, he didn't have a lot of time. Just 18 days after the engraver etched his name into the silver claret jug, McIlroy tees off in final... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:41:22 +0000 mark.aumann 21163 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Pairings: Tiger, Phil in same grouping http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pairings-tiger-phil-same-grouping Two players trying to strengthen their Ryder Cup resumes -- Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson -- will pair up with Padraig Harrington in the first two rounds of the PGA Championship at Valhalla, beginning next Thursday. Woods, Mickelson and Harrington are scheduled to tee off from the No. 10 tee at... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:37:30 +0000 mark.aumann 21151 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship 2014 spectator information http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-2014-spectator-information ADMISSION POLICY There will be no daily re-admission to the grounds of Valhalla Golf Club. If you leave the grounds, you must have a full ticket to return to the Championship. JUNIOR ADMISSION POLICY Youth -- age 17 and under -- will receive complimentary admission with every paid... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:23:46 +0000 andrew.prezioso 21145 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Jack Nicklaus describes changes made to Valhalla for PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/jack-nicklaus-describes-changes-made-valhalla-pga-championship By John Holmes, PGA.com The Jack Nicklaus-designed course at Valhalla has hosted world-class events almost from the day it opened in 1986. Among those events are the 1996 and 2000 PGA Championships, the 2008 Ryder Cup, and the 2004 and 2011 Senior PGA Championships. Ahead of the 2014 PGA... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:53:48 +0000 john.holmes 21129 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Valhalla: Ambitious modern golf design http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/valhalla-ambitious-modern-golf-design By Bradley S. Klein  In a sports town, that didn’t have a traditional golf club, Valhalla Golf Club fills a niche. The private club was envisioned at the outset in 1986 by its founders, the Gahm family of Louisville, as a members’ club that would also devote its calendar to... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:32:10 +0000 dpurdum 21079 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Valhalla Golf Club: A Louisville landmark http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/valhalla-golf-club-louisville-landmark By Jody Demling It began, innocently enough, on a rainy Saturday afternoon in the late 1970s. Sitting in his Kitchen Kompact offices in nearby Jeffersonville (Ind.), with his oldest son, Louisville businessman Dwight Gahm was bemoaning his inability to get out on his regular country club at... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:17:03 +0000 dpurdum 21077 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Top 10 things to do in Louisville | PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/top-10-things-do-louisville-pga-championship By Deborah Kohl Kremer This week, it’s all about the golf. But Kentucky is far more than part of a legendary chicken recipe; the Bluegrass State is famous for many things, among them thoroughbred racing, bourbon and college basketball. Many of the state’s top attractions are located... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:41:16 +0000 dpurdum 21073 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship field features all top 100 golfers in world rankings http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-field-features-all-top-100-golfers-world-rankings PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America announced today that the top 100 players in the Official World Golf Ranking have committed to play in the 96th PGA Championship, Aug. 7-10, at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Barring any withdrawals before the opening round, this would... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:30:32 +0000 dpurdum 21071 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA Championship: Legendary moments at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-championship-legendary-moments-valhalla As long as golf is played at Valhalla Golf Club, it will forever be linked to events listed near the top of the career résumés of two individuals — Bob May and Paul Azinger. May was largely an undistinguished journeyman when the 2000 PGA Championship came to Valhalla; he’d... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:19:27 +0000 dpurdum 21069 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Golf fans to select hole location at PGA Championship http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/golf-fans-select-hole-location-pga-championship LOUISVILLE, Ken..– For the second consecutive year, golf fans worldwide will have a direct impact on a hole location for the final round of a major championship through the “PGA Championship Pick the Hole Location Challenge Hosted by Jack Nicklaus Presented by Samsung.” A... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:23:46 +0000 dpurdum 21061 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Jack Nicklaus calls long drive contest "exciting," keeps memento with him to this day http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/jack-nicklaus-calls-long-drive-contest-exciting-keeps-memento-him-day By John Holmes, PGA.com For fans attending the PGA Championship, Tuesday is always a great day because it's the busiest day of preparation for the players. This year, Tuesday will be even more fun, thanks to the return of the PGA Championship Long Drive Competition. The long drive... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:24:16 +0000 john.holmes 21057 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Long Drive Competition to return at PGA Championship at Valhalla http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/long-drive-competition-return-pga-championship-valhalla By The PGA of America LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club will host the return of the PGA Championship Long Drive Competition, which originated in 1952 when the Championship was conducted at Big Spring Country Club in Louisville. During a practice round on... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:11:50 +0000 john.holmes 21037 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship 2014 PGA Championship field http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/2014-pga-championship-field Here's a look at the field for the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., August 7-10, 2014. The final field includes players from the PGA Championship Points List and other Special Invites. Aphibarnrat, Kiradech – Bankok, THAILAND Beem, Rich - Austin,... Pre-event 2014 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:52:34 +0000 tauclair 20917 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship 2020 PGA Championship heads to San Francisco http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/2020-pga-championship-heads-san-francisco By Antonio Gonzalez, Associated Press     SAN FRANCISCO – The southwest corridor of San Francisco is going to get all the golf it can handle over the next decade.  TPC Harding Park will host the Match Play Championship in 2015, the PGA Championship in 2020 and the Presidents... Pre-event 2014 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:49:46 +0000 john.holmes 20919 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship PGA announces 2015 PGA Championship corporate hospitality expansion plan due to strong demand http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/pga-announces-2015-pga-championship-corporate-hospitality-expansion-plan-due-strong-demand KOHLER, Wis. – The PGA of America and Kohler Co. announced today that official corporate hospitality sales for the 2015 PGA Championship have exceeded initial offerings more than a year in advance of the Championship, which will make its third visit to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.,... Pre-event 2015 Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:16:30 +0000 john.holmes 20913 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Directions to 2014 PGA Championship parking lots http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/directions-2014-pga-championship-parking-lots Below, you'll find complete directions for how to get to parking facilities for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. For more information on parking and shuttle services, click here.  Public Parking Churchill Downs 700 Central Avenue Louisville, KY 40214 Cincinnati... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:17:41 +0000 dpurdum 20911 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship 2014 PGA Championship parking and traffic info http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/2014-pga-championship-parking-and-traffic-info Here is what you need to know about parking and transportation to and from the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club: Two complimentary public parking lots with shuttle service to and from Valhalla Golf Club will be available for the 2014 PGA Championship, Aug. 4-10. CHURCHILL DOWNS –... Pre-event 2014 Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:41:03 +0000 dpurdum 20909 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Q&A with 2013 PGA Champion Jason Dufner http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/qa-2013-pga-champion-jason-dufner LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- In just 50 days, Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., will once again play host to the PGA Championship. As part of the buildup to the season’s final major, reigning PGA Champion Jason Dufner was at Valhalla on Wednesday as a part of Media Day. PGA.com caught up with... Pre-event 2014 Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:57:08 +0000 tauclair 20897 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Perry given special invite to Valhalla PGA http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/perry-given-special-invite-valhalla-pga The PGA of America has announced that Kenny Perry, a Kentucky native and member of the victorious 2008 United States Ryder Cup Team in his home state, has been given a special invitation to compete in the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. PGA President Ted Bishop... Pre-event 2014 Thu, 29 May 2014 12:58:36 +0000 jbyrwa 20895 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship 2014 PGA Championship Friday tickets sold out http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/2014-pga-championship-friday-tickets-sold-out LOUISVILLE, KY -- The window of opportunity for being a part of the 2014 PGA Championship is quickly closing, as grounds tickets for Friday's second round have sold out. A limited number of tickets are available for Thursday's first round as well as practice rounds for the Championship, to... 2014 Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:04:41 +0000 jbyrwa 20773 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship New ticket pre-registration process for 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/new-ticket-pre-registration-process-2015-pga-championship-whistling-straits KOHLER, Wis. -- Reigning PGA Champion Jason Dufner joined PGA of America officials and members of Kohler Co. today for a news conference at The Digital Theater at Discovery World in downtown Milwaukee to announce a new public online ticket pre-registration process for the 2015 PGA Championship,... Pre-event 2015 Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:31:48 +0000 jbyrwa 20771 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship Defending PGA Champion Dufner and wife to attend Kentucky Derby http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/news/defending-pga-champion-dufner-and-wife-attend-kentucky-derby LOUISVILLE, KY - Before he makes a run at winning the Wanamaker Trophy in Louisville once again this August, Jason Dufner will take in the Run for the Roses in May.  It's one of several trips the 2013 PGA Champion will make to the River City leading up to the 96th PGA Championship at... 2014 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:59:45 +0000 jbyrwa 20767 at http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship