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2015 PGA Championship

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 AUGUST 10-16, 2015 | WHISTLING STRAITS, KOHLER, WISCONSIN, U.S.A THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP WAS ESTABLISHED 99 YEARS AGO IN 1916 AND IS AN ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT CONDUCTED BY THE PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA. THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP IS THE FOURTH AND FINAL MAJOR IN PROFESSIONAL GOLF, PLAYED IN MID-AUGUST ON THE 3RD WEEKEND PRIOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND. IT IS ONE OF THE FOUR MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (MASTER'S TOURNAMENT, U.S. OPEN, THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, PGA CHAMPIONSHIP) IN PROFESSIONAL GOLF. IT IS AN OFFICIAL MONEY EVENT ON THE PGA TOUR, THE EUROPEAN TOUR, AND THE JAPAN GOLF TOUR, WITH A PURSE OF $10 MILLION FOR THE 96TH EDITION IN 2014 (MAKING IT THE MOST LUCRATIVE OF THE FOUR MAJORS). TOURNAMENT RECORDS WALTER CHARLES HAGEN OLDEST WINNER BORN IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, HAGEN CAME FROM A WORKING-CLASS FAMILY OF GERMAN DESCENT. HIS PARENTS WERE WILLIAM AND LOUISA JULIUS BOROS ( 1968) (BOELKE) HAGEN, HIS FATHER WORKED AS A MILLWRIGHT AND BLACKSMITH IN ROCHESTER'S RAILROAD-CAR SHOPS. 48 YEARS, 4 MONTHS, 18 DAYS PGA CHAMPIONSHIP WINS: 5 (1921, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927) YOUNGEST WINNER JACK WILLIAM NICKLAUS HE WON TWO U.S. AMATEUR TITLES WHILE ATTENDING OHIO STATE UNIVER- GENE SARAZEN SITY. AFTER TURNING PRO IN 1961, "THE GOLDEN BEAR" WON SIX MASTERS (1922) TOURNAMENTS, FIVE PGA CHAMPIONSHIPS, FOUR U.S. OPEN TITLES AND THREE BRITISH OPENS FOR A RECORD 18 MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIPS. 20 YEARS, 5 MONTHS, 22 DAYS PGA CHAMPIONSHIP WINS: 5 (1963, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1980) 2014 CHAMP'ON PGA FACTS NORTHERN IRELAND RORY MCILROY ISA NORTHERN IRISH PROFESSIONAL GOLFER FROM HOLYWOOD IN COUNTY THE TOTAL PRIZE PURSE FOR 2014 IS A RECORD $10 MILLION, WITH $1.8 MILLION AWARDED TO THE WINNER. DOWN WHO ISA MEMBER OF BOTH THE EUROPEAN AND PGA TOURS. TURNED PROFESSIONAL: 2007 PROFESSIONAL WINS: 18 THE WINNER IS AWARDED THE [RODMAN] WANAMAKER TROPHY. IT IS ONE OF THE HEAVIEST TROPHIES IN GOLF, AT 27 PLAYERS TO WATCH FOR IN 1958, THE FORMAT OF THE TOURNAMENT IS CHANGED FROM MATCH PLAY TO STROKE. Taylor RORY MCILROY HENRIK STENSON JORDAN SPIETH JIM FURYK JUSTIN ROSE CURRENTLY WORLD IN 2010 HE WAS THE HE HAS SPENT OVER 100 WEEKS RANKED IN THE WORLD TOP TEN CURRENTLY RANKED ENGLISH PROFES- NUMBER ONE AND A FOUR-TIME MAJOR CHAMPION. HE IS THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO WIN THREE DIFFERENT SECOND IN THE WORLD RANKINGS. HE WON HIS FIRST MAJOR AT THE 2015 MASTERS FEDEX CUP CHAMPION AND PGA TOUR PLAYER OF THE SIONAL GOLFER WHO PLAYS MOST OF HIS GOLF ON THE PGA AND HIS CAREER HIGH RANKING OF SECOND IS THE BEST BY ANY YEAR.HE HAS WON TOURNAMENT. SPIETH TIED THE 72- HOLE RECORD SET BY TIGER WOODS IN 1997 AND BECAME THE SECOND YOUNGEST TO WIN THE MASTERS, TOUR, WHILE KEEPING HIS MEMBERSHIP ON THE EUROPEAN TOUR. HE WON HIS FIRST MAJOR CHAMPION- SHIP AT THE 2013 U.S. OPEN AT MERION GOLF CLUB. ONE MAJOR CHAMPI- SWEDISH GOLFER. ONSHIP, THE 2003 U.S. OPEN. HE RANKED IN THE MAJORS, AND WITH JACK NICKLAUS AND TIGER WOODS IS ONE OF THREE TO WIN IN JULY 2013, STENSON FINISHED TOP-10 FOR OVER 380 WEEKS BETWEEN 1999 RUNNER-UP AT THE 2013 OPEN THREE MAJORS BY CHAMPIONSHIP. AND 2015. THE AGE OF 25. BEHIND WOODS. ABOUT THE WHISTLING STRAITS WHISTLING STRAITS HAS HOSTED THE 2004 AND 2010 PGA CHAMPIONSHIPS AND THE 2007 U.S. SENIOR OPEN, AND IT IS THE FUTURE SITE OF THE 2015 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP AND 2020 RYDER CUP. Get all the latest news and updates on all events. follow us on our social media accounts! Infographics designed by: f /SBOBET.Official 3 SBOBET @SBOBETweets 8* /SbobetOfficial Tube /SbobetVideo

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