Henrik Stenson made a good run at the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla, but one 3-foot putt late on Sunday gave away one stroke he couldn’t afford to lose.
Ernie Els equaled the best score of the week with a 6-under 65 to finish at 11 under, comfortably inside the top 10 at the PGA Championship.
This is the longest streak of no club professional qualifying to play on the weekend of the PGA Championship since records were kept starting in the early 1980s.
At Valhalla, traditionally benign as a PGA Championship venue, Thursday's lengthy list of players under par included no club professionals. Steve Schneiter came the closest; with a 1-over 72.
It wasn’t a particularly stellar start to the 96th PGA Championship from the 20 club professionals in the field, but there were some highlights.
Brian Norman’s visits back home to Henderson, Ky., normally are quiet, uneventful affairs. This one will be the exception to the rule as he plays in the 96th PGA Championship.
"I honestly believe I can contend," PGA PNC winner Michael Block said Tuesday at Valhalla before the PGA Championship. "That’s how I approach everything. If I don’t, it’s not a good way to go about it."
Jamie Broce came to the realization years ago that he wasn’t going to make a living as a touring professional, so the club pro keeps his 2014 PGA Championship experience in check.
Here are bios for the 20 players who qualified from the PGA Professional National Championship to compete in the 2014 PGA Championship, to be played Aug. 7-10 at Valhalla.
Michael Block erased a four-stroke deficit, caught the leader at the last hole, then made a 3-foot birdie putt at the second playoff hole Wednesday to win the 47th PGA Professional National Championship.
Jamie Broce, head coach of the men’s golf team at the University of Toledo, shot a third-round 71 on Tuesday to take a three-stroke lead at the Dunes Golf and Beach Club.
Citing "personal reasons," 2012 champion Matt Dobyns withdrew Tuesday morning from the 47th PGA Professional National Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Karen Paolozzi, an assistant professional in Atlanta, shot a two-day total of 2-over 146 to make the cut at the PGA Professional National Championship by three strokes.
Karen Paolozzi of Atlanta, is the third woman to compete in the PGA Professional National Championship – and after the first round in Myrtle Beach, S.C., is within reach of making the cut.
The 54-hole co-leaders of the Senior PGA Championship are two Hall of Famers with a lot in common, Colin Montgomerie and Bernhard Langer, and perhaps never moreso than this week.
Kenny Perry isn't shy about what he wants to get out of this week at the Senior PGA Championship – an invitation to Valhalla for August's PGA Championship.
After a recent rough stretch on the Champions Tour, Brad Faxon surprised with an opening-round, 4-under 67 Thursday at the Senior PGA Championship. Rookie Joe Durant leads after a 65.
The worst part of being Ryder Cup captain, in Tom Watson's eyes? Getting the team fitted for apparel. But that can wait a week, with the Senior PGA Championship on tap this week.
Tour professionals normally don’t go very long without getting new clubs. In that respect, Adam Scott is much like the rest of his Tour brethren; he put his newest set of clubs in his bag just before the Presidents Cup a few weeks ago.
The 16th hole at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton Bermuda wreaked havoc on Jason Dufner, Adam Scott, and Justin Rose during the PGA Grand Slam of Golf on Tuesday.
From Adam Scott to Justin Rose to Jason Dufner, the PGA Grand Slam of Golf is an indication of a year to remember in each of their respective careers.
Here are thumbnail bios for the 20 players who qualified from the PGA Professional National Championship at Sunriver (Ore.) Resort to compete in the 95th PGA Championship.
With four players within two strokes of the lead, it promises to be a wild finish at the 46th PGA Professional National Championship.
Chip Sullivan, only one shot off the lead at the PGA Professional National Championship after the second round on Monday, has good memories at the Sunriver Resort after his victory in the same event there in 2007.
Former PGA Tour winner Jim McGovern and U.S. Amateur champ Sam Randolph added intrigue to an impressive lineup at the PGA Professional National Championship in Oregon.
It’s an understatement to say Peter Jacobsen was thrilled at the chance to return to Bellerive Country Club for the 74th Senior PGA Championship.
Just when you expected players at the 74th Senior PGA Championship to act their age, along came Tom Watson to prove the time-honored adage that, indeed, age is just a number. The two-time Senior PGA champion is at 2-under 140, tied for eighth and five strokes behind a pair of co-leading Kentuckians, Russ Cochran and Kenny Perry.
As a player who had his PGA Tour card for three years in the 1990s but never managed to win enough money to keep his playing privileges for the following season, Sonny Skinner knows how easy it is for a player to be overly demanding of himself.
Thirty-two years after he turned professional, Roger Chapman enjoyed the season he always thought he was capable of — two major titles in 2012, the Senior PGA and U.S. Senior Open, in the brief span of six weeks.
Ted Bishop, who was recently elected the 38th president of the PGA of America, shares his thoughts on the key issues facing the game.
Peter Bevacqua – a former USGA executive, and most recently, the head of CAA Sports' golf division – was appointed chief executive of the PGA of America.
For the 20 club professionals at the PGA Championship, Thursday's first round at Kiawah Island was a reality check, with none of them currently inside the projected cut line.
Twenty golfers qualified for the 94th PGA Championship Wednesday at the PGA Professional National Championship in Seaside, Calif.
Jeff Coston started playing professional golf 35 years ago. He's in position to qualify for another PGA Championship and he's doing it by 'just trying to play golf.'
Matt Dobyns did something unorthodox to get better on the greens, and it is paying off thus far at the PGA Professional National Championship.
A week after Beau Hossler set off some local hysteria at Mission Viejo Country Club, Matt Viguerie is trying to maintain the good vibes by qualifying for the PGA Championship.
Joel Edwards is only playing the Senior PGA Championship because of a series of withdrawals. But the 50-year-old is trying to seize the opportunity.
After kidney cancer limited his activity on tour, Andrew Magee, who is making his debut at the Senior PGA Championship, is ready for a full season on the senior circuit, says Rich Skyzinski.
The greens at 18-month-old Harbor Shores – site of the 73rd Senior PGA Championship – have challenged players with their difficulty and diversity.
The U.S. put the finishing touches on its domination of the 25th PGA Cup, remaining undefeated on American soil with a 17.5-8.5 win Sunday at CordeValle in California.
The U.S. continued its domination of foursomes play Saturday and assumed control of the 25th PGA Cup at CordeValle.
Sonny Skinner was conceded a birdie putt at the last hole to gain a half-point for the U.S. in the morning session of Day 2 at the 25th PGA Cup at CordeValle.
The U.S. won three of four afternoon foursomes matches in routs Friday and took a 6-2 lead over Great Britain & Ireland after the first day of the 25th PGA Cup at CordeValle.
Rob McClellan, the head professional at Butler (Pa.) Country Club, birdied the last hole to give his team the lead for the only time in the match and help the U.S. to a 2.5-1.5 lead after the first session at the 25th PGA Cup at CordeValle.
Here are thumbnail bios for the 20 low scorers from the 44th PGA Professional National Championship.
Maybe the 65 that David Paeglow shot in the first round of last year’s PGA Professional National Championship was exactly what he didn’t need.
Jeff Sorenson can’t say he won’t know what to expect heading into the final two rounds of the 44th PGA National Professional Championship at Hershey Country Club.
An advocate of less is more, Bill Murchison III has used as little as a 7-iron in a round, saying "I wanted to learn to be more creative." His creativity led to a 2-over 73 in the first round of the 44th PGA Professional National Championship.
When the 111th U.S. Open Championship gets under way Thursday at Congressional Country Club, the first tee will have a different look to it for the first time in more than 20 years.
Kerry Haigh has a thankless job, never hearing praise when tournament's go smoothly, but always criticized when having to make tough decisions as a PGA of America administrator.