Bellerive eager to produce memorable PGA Championship

Bob Boyd

Bellerive eager to produce memorable PGA Championship

A win for Rory McIlroy would not only break his slump of 14 consecutive major starts without a victory, but it would put into exclusive company with Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only other players to win this tournament at least three times in the stroke play era.

Francesco Molinari was given the courtesy of a few questions about the impact of his historic British Open win at Carnoustie last month - the first major triumph by an Italian - but the media did not want to know how it felt to hoist the Claret Jug so much as what it was like playing the final round with Woods.

"As long as I can get my game and ball into shape, it could be a good week". "I was fresh, in form, going to a place where if I worked up the leaderboard I could create a lot of noise". I'm 42 now and I've had four back surgeries. I've given myself a lot of chances. The last player to repeat was Tiger Woods 11 years ago.

'I understand this year's been kind of a building year for me and I've been working back towards the level that I like to be at, ' Spieth added.

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"So that's something that I'm just trying to go through and try to figure out what I need to do to make that little step from contending and getting into final groups to lifting trophies".

The 14-time Major victor finished second behind Paul Casey in the Valspar Championship in March and was in contention at Bay Hill the following week before driving out of bounds on the 16th hole of the final round.

- Dustin Johnson on winning the PGA. "I missed a couple of 7-8 footers for par which was frustrating. but you can't hole everything, and I did hole my fair share today".

Citing an old back injury, Thomas Bjorn, a 47-year-old who was born in Denmark and living in Sweden, has been forced to withdraw from his 17th PGA Championship.

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The U.S. Open champion is dating model/actress Jena Sims.

Widely regarded as the best player yet to bag a major, Fowler has come close, posting top-five results in all four majors, including second at the Masters in April.

"Without a doubt, the next step in my career is to win in America and win a major", he said. So is Love, who will be playing in his 100th major championship. He hopes that his health will allow him to play in many more majors.

It's important to keep things in perspective and realize that, you know, you could win five times in a year and not win a major, and some people would think, "Well, you haven't won a major" - for some of the elite golfers, anyway.

Containment grows for California wildfire
Two weeks ago, he came to Milligan's home to return items he "borrowed" from the fire department, the volunteer fire chief said. Last September, smoke from other deadly and destructive California wildfires floated across the USA via the jet stream.

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