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Top 10 Moments from the PGA Championship
The highs, the lows and everything in-between; the PGA Championships return this week to Southern Hills with fans eagerly awaiting the tournament start.
We already know that there will be a new Champion as last year’s winner Phil Mickelson will not be in attendance, but what have been the major moments in the Championships in recent times?
OLBG decided to look at the top 10 PGA Championships moments on YouTube to get you into the tournament mood.
|Number of Views
|Rory McIlroy 2014 (PGA Championship)
|McIlroy beats the darkness for two-putt victory
|Jack Nicklaus 2016 (Senior PGA Championship)
|Nicklaus shows everyone how it’s done with a single putt shot.
|Tiger Woods 2018 (PGA Championship)
|Highlights of Tiger Woods final round in 2018
|Final round of the 2016 PGA Championship
|First time since 2011 that all 4 Major Championships were won by first-timers. Final round played with preferred lies, first time in major championship
|Final round of 2018 PGA Championship
|Entirety (4hr) of the final round where Tiger Woods shoots a final round 64, places second to Brooks Koepka
|First Round of 2019 PGA Championship
|Tiger Woods scored 72, struggled against Brooks Koepka
|Phil Mickelson 2021 (PGA Championship)
|Mickelson’s final hole victory at the 2021 PGA Championship
|Brooks Koepka 2019 (PGA Championship)
|Every shot from Brooks Koepka final round in 2019
|Dustin Johnson 2010 (PGA Championship)
|Johnson hits from an unmarked bunker and receives two shot penalty
|John Daly 2015 (PGA Championship)
|John Daly throws his club into Lake Michigan
1 - Rory McIlroy 2014 - 5,000,000 views:
As darkness rapidly consumed the 18th hole, Rory Mcllroy and Phil Mickelson had the added challenge of competing against poor visibility as well as each other. Mickelson narrowly missed an eagle chip, giving way for Mcllroy to make par for a one shot victory.
2 - Jack Nicklaus - 3,400,000 views:
Jack Nicklaus schools Johnny Miller on the 10th green. Miller says “There’s no chance” of making that shot, Nicklaus begs to differ. Using the slopes to his advantage, Nicklaus effortlessly makes the one putt shot.
3 - Tiger Woods 2018 - 3,100,000 views:
Although Tiger Woods didn’t win the trophy at Bellerive in 2018, he definitely won over the crowd. Marshalls struggled to contain the roaring fans as Woods shot a 64 in the final round, the best of his career.
4 - Final Round of the 2016 PGA Championship - 2,200,000 views:
The muddy course conditions made the 2016 PGA the first major championship played with preferred lies. Swampy terrain wasn’t enough to stop Jimmy Walker from winning his first major title, the first time since 2011 that all four major championships were won by first-timers.
5 - Final round of 2018 PGA Championship - 1,400,000 views:
This covers the entirety of the final round of the 2018 PGA championship. Koepka’s win here cemented his place in PGA history becoming the fifth American player to win three majors before the age of 29, while also setting the tournaments new record of lowest total at 264.
6 - First Round of 2019 PGA Championship - 1,200,000 views:
Koepka led off this round with a bogey-free 63. Though he was the Masters champion of 2019, Tiger Woods struggled to keep up starting the day with a double bogey, ultimately hitting a 72. He’d eventually get cut in the second round at Bethpage Black
7 - Phil Mickelson 2021 - 1,000,000 views:
Zealous fans are seen here running across the hills and down the fairway just to witness Phil Mickelson's last few shots at Kiawah Island. Marshalls struggled to contain the crowd as they swarmed Mickelson after he tapped in for par at the18th hole winning his sixth major title.
8 - Brooks Koepka 2019 - 992,000 views:
Brooks Koepka had a rollercoaster of a final round here at Bethpage Black. Entering the final round with an unprecedented seven shot lead, Koepka’s seven soon dwindled down to just one. He held on though, defeating Dustin Johnson by two shots for his 2019 victory.
9 - Dustin Johnson 2010 - 743,000 views:
Unbeknownst to Dustin Johnson, the 18th hole where he had grounded his club was an unmarked bunker. This rule violation was a devastating blow to his game, with tournament officials issuing a two shot penalty placing him down at a tie for fifth place.
10 - John Daly - 2015 - 456,000 views:
Here at Whistling Straits course in Wisconsin, John Daly struggled to keep his composure as he hit three consecutive balls right into Lake Michigan. Despite a successful fourth shot, Daly’s frustration got the better of him he tossed his own club into the water
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