Bubba Watson changes driver at 2022 PGA Championship

TULSA, Oklahoma — This was the call Kenton Oates dreamed of but never thought would happen. Two weeks after the Masters, Bubba Watson, who was tied for 39th, called Oates, Ping Golf’s PGA Tour representative and Watson who helped secure a lifetime contract with Ping one of the people. Happy with his club. “On a … Read more

John Daly misses promotion but has quite a week

Tulsa, Oklahoma — When John Daly won the 1991 PGA Championship at Crooked Stick near Indianapolis, he was the ninth substitute to a man who was struck by lightning during the game. The family of the audience donated $30,000. At the 2022 PGA Championship in South Hills, Daly reportedly donated $30,000 to the local casino … Read more

Out of nowhere, Bubba Watson ties PGA Championship scoring record with 63

TULSA, Oklahoma — How do you shoot a 63 in a major? If you were Bubba Watson, you’d switch drivers and get lucky on the greens — at least that’s how the two-time Masters champion explained his record-setting second-round performance at the PGA Championship. In 1982, Raymond Floyd shot a 7-under 63 in the first … Read more

If this is the case, should Tiger Woods continue to play the majors?

After a third-round 79 at the PGA Championship, the worst of his career at that major, Tiger Woods didn’t make it to the fourth round Michael Madrid/USA TODAY As he sat in his hospital bed after a horrific car crash on February 23, 2021, Tiger Woods had to wonder what would happen next. Will he … Read more

Is the PGA Championship a setback for Tiger Woods, or is it too much, too soon?

Tiger Woods has come a long way so far — a lot of top players haven’t made the cut in two majors — but the rest of his summer seems questionable. Orlando Ramirez/USA TODAY TULSA, Oklahoma — With temperatures in the high 40s on Sunday morning, Tiger Woods decided to retire from all competitions when … Read more

Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay finally gets his caddie trophy

Tulsa, Oklahoma — Jim “Bones” Mackay gets some help in unscrewing 18thAfter his boss Justin Thomas beat Wilzara Torres in the playoffs to win 104th Nanshan PGA Championship. It was moments like these that Bones, 56, put down the NBC Sports and Golf Channel microphones and resumed being a caddie for a player he told … Read more

Zand Schauffele’s form at PGA Championship looking for first major

TULSA, Oklahoma — Xander Schauffele is boiling. Last week’s AT&T Byron Nelson at TPC Craig Ranch outside Dallas felt like another hollow tournament for the world No. 10 and Tokyo Summer Olympics gold medalist. In addition to winning the Zurich Classic with Patrick Cantlay, he has fallen short of his high bar so far this … Read more

One of the keys to Brooks Koepka’s fifth major win

TULSA, Oklahoma — Brooks Koepka got off to a bad start to his day Tuesday, arriving about an hour late at South Hills Country Club after his keys were locked in his car. with the vehicle. And his clubs in the trunk. Koepka, who blamed putting coach Jeff Pierce, is still unsure how this happened. … Read more