It was a good PGA Championship for a player that had come to expect greatness or at least have greatness expected of him. I have put myself in contention in the majors.
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"Geez, I mean, 18 months ago the guy couldn't walk", he said.
Eighth-ranked Spieth could become the first to finish the Career Slam at a PGA and do it on the same course where South Africa's Player did by winning the 1965 US Open.
McIlroy says he's trying to figure out what steps he has to take to go from contending to playing in the final group to lifting trophies.
Tiger Woods wasn't going to waste his time lobbying USA captain Jim Furyk for one of the at-large spots on the Ryder Cup team that will head to France next month. It's important to keep things in perspective and realize that, you know, you could win five times in a year and not win a major, and some people would think, "Well, you haven't won a major" - for some of the elite golfers, anyway.
Only Molinari has another PGA TOUR win this season.
"I feel like I'm close and closing in", said the world number 11.
He started off going bogey-double bogey while teeing off from the back nine at Bellerive.
The American is a four-time PGA Championship victor in the past has not won the title since 2007 and it is now more than 10 years since he picked up his last major. He's not a insane popular pick among the analysts, but he's proven at the U.S. Open to not be discounted.
If nothing else, Johnson pointed out Tuesday that he'll have plenty of extended family in the crowd.
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Only 13 players from that tournament are in the field; Woods missed it due to knee surgery he had that year after winning the U.S. Open.
Justin Thomas clinched the fourth US spot by winning the Bridgestone last week, and Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Webb Simpson hold the other four automatic slots.
"That's still certainly a possibility, but it's also a possibility that we'll stay in southern Florida or even look at other opportunities around the rest of the country", Bevacqua said.
Most of the questions were familiar and the answers more so.