2014 PGA Championship Details
Golfing fans are ready to descend on Louisville, KY this summer to be a part of one
of the biggest events in the sport of golf. The 2014 PGA Championship is set to be played from Thursday August 7th to Sunday
August 10th. Fans can also come out and see the players practice Monday through Friday leading up to the event to see how
their favorite golfers are gearing up for the championship. This event will feature all of the best golfers in the world as
they test their mettle against the Valhalla Golf Club, which is home to one of the most challenging courses in the United
States of America. This is the kind of course that can make even the pros look bad if they're not at the top of their game.
PGA Championship is one of the four major tournaments on the Professional Golfers Association Tour, and it's one of the most
prestigious events in the sport each and every year. Past winners include some of the best golfers to ever step up to the
tee, and this year's winner will quickly go down in history as a winner of one of the top tournaments in the world. Being
there at the tee box when one of the best ball-strikers around smacks a gargantuan blast down the fairway is simply something
that every golf fan needs to be a part of at least once in their lives. If you've never been out to this event, then this
is the year to change that. The 2014 PGA Championship promises to be a golfing tournament rife with intrigue, as the leaderboard
often changes dramatically from Thursday to Sunday. Be there in person to see one of the top golfers on the planet hoist the
trophy after four days of superb golf.
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
year's 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.
What is the name of the trophy given to the winner of the PGA Championship?
The answer is the Wanamaker
Trophy, and it's one of the most prestigious awards that a golfer can receive. The PGA Championship is one of the most revered
events in the sport of golf, so it would stand to reason that the trophy is also one of the most coveted.
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 much sooner.