- Associated Press - Friday, August 1, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Facts and figures for the PGA Championship:

Event: 96th PGA Championship.

Dates: Aug. 7-10.

Site: Valhalla Golf Club.

Length: 7,458 yards.

Par: 35-36_71.

Field: 156 players (136 tour pros, 20 club pros).

Prize money: $10 million.

Winner’s share: $1.8 million.

Defending champion: Jason Dufner.

Last year: Jason Dufner, who lost a four-shot lead with four holes to play in the 2011 PGA Championship, atoned for that collapse by closing with a 68 for a two-shot victory over Jim Furyk. Dufner all but clinched it with a wedge into 2 feet for birdie on the 16th hole. Dufner and Furyk each made bogey on the last two holes. Dufner became the sixth player to win a major with a 63, which he shot in the second round.

Last time at Valhalla: Tiger Woods won his third straight major of 2000, making a 6-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to force a playoff with Bob May and beating him in the first three-hole playoff in the PGA Championship.

Last big event at Valhalla: The Americans won the Ryder Cup, 16½-11½, in 2008. Tiger Woods did not play that year.

Ryder Cup: This is the final qualifying event for Americans to earn nine spots on the Ryder Cup team. Points will count double.

Tracking Tiger: Tiger Woods has not scored better than 70 on the weekend of a major since a 67 in the final round of 2011 Masters.

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