Jim Nantz reunited with 2020 PGA Champion Collin Morikawa at the virtual 2021 PGA Merchandise Shows to discuss Morikawa’s unbelievable 2020 season. Check out clips from their Q&A and enjoy a deep dive into Morikawa’s work with PGA Coach Rick Sessinghaus, what was going through his mind during the action-packed Final Round at TPC Harding Park and what he learned from his first Major Championship victory to make his 2021 season even better.
Collin Morikawa discusses his 15+ year partnership with his Coach Rick and how it has influenced his game.
“This is what I’ve wanted to do my entire life. This is everything I dreamt of as a little kid.” - Morikawa outlines his journey to the PGA Championship.
Q: What were your expectations going into the 2020 PGA Championship? A: To Win.
“We were trying to hole it” - Morikawa breaks down how his process developed with Rick helped him succeed in key moments like his hole out on 14.
Morikawa offers insight into his pivotal eagle on the 16th hole and what was going through his head as he closed out his PGA Championship victory.
“Winning the PGA does not mean I get to play good golf for the rest of my life.” - Morikawa discusses what he learned from his victory and how he’s applying that to the 2021 PGA Championship and beyond.
Watch the entire interview with Collin Morikawa and Jim Nantz here.