2014 PGA Championship Details
There is nothing like coming out to see a big golf tournament, and it definitely
doesn't get any better or bigger than the PGA Championship. Known as one of the very best golf tournaments in the entire world,
golfers come from all over to participate in this one, giving you plenty of reasons to come out and see big-time golf the
way it was meant to be seen. We know you can watch from home. Sure, you can follow the scores on that cool app on your smart
phone. But golf gets taken to a completely different level when you get a chance to soak up the vibes of a great gallery as
the top golfers in the world battle it out, and you'll see loud and clear that these guys know how to put on a show.
2014 PGA Championship will be held at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky and there is hardly a finer golf course in
the country. The tournament action unfolds in early August and you can be sure that all of the eyes of the golf world will
be focused on the Kentucky course for the weekend. There is much more going on in the days leading up to the tournament as
fans have the opportunity of being treated to practice rounds in the days leading up to the big event, which is why it's always
a great play to head out and see it for yourself. Whether you plan on attending one day or every day of the PGA Championship,
it is sure to be an experience you will never forget full of jaw-dropping moments that you'll be talking about long after
it's all over.
2014 PGA Championship PGA Golfers
The first PGA Championship was held in 1916 at Siwanoy
Country Club in Eastchester, New York, and Jim Barnes, the winner, took home a $500 prize. Obviously the champion's purse
has increased dramatically over the years. These days the field at the PGA Championship consists of 156 players, and the event
is targeted at professionals, reserving 20 spots for pros Amateurs are able to qualify only by winning one of the other championships
on the tour. Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino, and many of the other big names in the golf
world have all won a championship at the PGA Championship, and you have to show your stuff at this one sooner or later if
you want to take the next it to the next level and walk amongst the legends. As soon as you're there, with the buzz of the
crowd steadily rising, you'll be glad that you're not anywhere else.
PGA Championship History
list of players is sure to be filled with many of the best golfers in the world looking to prove their mettle. Clearly the
luminaries of professional golf feel that this is an important tournament and know that it will always take place on one of
the best courses in the world and when you set foot in the grandstands you will understand why. Qualifying or being invited
to play at the PGA Championship is an honor in and of itself for golfers of any level and one of the most exciting aspects
of the tournament is waiting to see which relatively unheard of golfer separates himself from the pack to make a name for
himself and put his career on the path to stardom.
Tiger Woods holds the tournament record with a ridiculous 18 under
par, and other great rounds have been turned in by Vijay Singh, Bob May, Jack Nicklaus and many more, and you just never know
who is going to burst onto the scene next with an unbelievable round that will have the world abuzz.
Do you know that Tiger Woods matched the tournament record two different times?
It wasn't enough for Tiger
to get the tournament record once, matching the record also held by Bob May (who did it the same year, 2000), but Tiger had
to do it all over again in 2006. That year, Woods matched his own course record and won his third title, though he did it
once more in 2007 for his fourth trip to the top.
PGA Championship Fan Experience
Spending a lovely summer
day outside walking a beautiful course and seeing the best golfers in the world battle one another is an experience you will
never forget, and one which will likely have you wanting to never have to settle for watching from your couch again. As the
days and holes wear on, the drama builds and each stroke becomes more and more vital, and soon you'll realize that you're
right in the middle of an unbelievable sporting event that will have you kicking yourself for not making it out to this one