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Topic - Walter Hagen
The PGA Championship can't be accused of being only in a New York state of mind.
How well do you know the PGA Championship? Try this trivia quiz:
Of the 13 players to win the Open at this course east of Edinburgh, 11 are enshrined in the World Golf Hall of Game (and you can make a pretty strong case that another, Ted Ray, should be).
From behind the 18th green, Paul Azinger stared out toward a golf course where he nearly won a major title, where so many greats of the game have carved their names on the claret jug.
A capsule look at the 15 previous British Opens held at Muirfield Golf Club, where the 142nd British Open will be played July 18-21:
Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship:
Professional golfers haven't played a tournament at North Shore Country Club in 80 years, when the U.S. Open was conducted and amateur Johnny Goodman upstaged the likes of Tommy Armour and Walter Hagen.
At the entrance to the Putterham Meadows golf course stands a statue of 1913 U.S. Open champion Francis Ouimet. Also in bronze, dwarfed by the bag he carries, is the 10-year-old caddie who walked all 90 holes by his side.
Rory McIlroy caught his first glimpse of the course where he'll defend his PGA Championship title in August, and he liked what he saw of Oak Hill Country Club, with its mature trees at every turn.
At some point after he won the 1986 Masters, Jack Nicklaus lost two major championships. He's just not sure when.
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Being the last of the four majors does not mean the PGA Championship lacks excitement.
Picking the best five from the oldest championship in golf isn't easy, not with 150 years of history.
Troy Matteson enjoys having the lead going into the final round of a golf tournament.
Halfway through the season, Tiger Woods has made it clear that he is hitting his stride in pursuit of a major record.
While they debated which club to hit, playing partner Walter Hagen yelled over, “For God’s sake, quit arguing.