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PGA Championship capsules
Country: United States.
World ranking: 56.
Worldwide wins: 1.
Best 2012 performances: Won the Phoenix Open.
2012 majors: Masters-Cut, US Open-Cut, British Open-T39.
Backspin: The optimist would suggest he has momentum coming off his first weekend at a major this year. The realist would say he has practically vanished since blowing a three-shot lead at Torrey Pines, only to rally from a seven-shot deficit to win the Phoenix Open the next week. He falls under the “long shot” category, with a slight edge having gone to Clemson and looking at South Carolina as a second home. His swing is scary good, and his length is more than ample. Still a long shot.
Country: United States.
World ranking: 28.
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