It was the 11th time that Woods won PGA player of the year, and ninth time he won the Vardon.
The PGA announced Tuesday that Bethpage Black will host the rowdy Ryder Cup 2024. The public course on Long Island with a reputation of loud and boisterous fans also will get the 2019 PGA Championship.
Furyk had a one-shot lead over Steve Stricker. He was about three hours from even teeing off when play was stopped.
No one expected another round like that from him — though Matt Kuchar had a 61 in the morning when conditions were calm.
Jim Furyk has become the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 59.
Kuchar caught up by playing bogey-free on the back nine with three birdies, starting with a superb shot on the 10th to 3 feet.
Webb Simpson had six birdies over his last nine holes for a 5-under 66 that made him the clubhouse leader at The Barclays.
From an operations standpoint, there is ample space in the state park for hospitality and other structures that have turned the Ryder Cup into the biggest show in golf.
We knew Jason Dufner had game. This time in the PGA Championship, the 36-year-old was able to close it out and show the world just how much game he has.
The red shirt on Sunday and the size of the galleries were the same. So, too, in an odd sort of way, was the early departure.
Dufner bogeyed the final two holes Sunday for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk.
Let the Final Round begin! And what a packed leaderboard it is! Picking a winner won’t be easy.
If you’re a golfer chasing that first major title, you’ve come to the right place. The list of winners at the PGA Championship is filled with guys who were once in your spiked shoes.
When Woods is on, most of his fellow competitors are intimidated. None would admit it, but even solid top-10 golfers seem to lose their confidence when Woods is on. Mickelson is not one of them.
Woods played safe and smart with a big lead, parring 16 holes in an even-par 70 Sunday to coast to a seven-shot victory.