Spieth seeks youngest Career Slam, Rory hunts more Quail glory

Spieth seeks youngest Career Slam, Rory hunts more Quail gloryā€¯

In addition to the PGA Championship being played this week, this year's schedule has the Tour Championship set for September 21-24, which will be Week 3 of the NFL's regular season and Week 4 for major college football. The 17th hole is a 223-yard Par-3 carrying over a section of water to a green perched on the edge of the lake which is guarded by a sand trap on the front edge of the green. The potential drawback is that some northern courses might be a little chilly in May-the 2023 PGA Championship is scheduled for Oak Hill in Rochester, N.Y., for example.

Hideki Matsuyama - It's hard to believe Hideki hasn't won a major, and it could be this week where he could win his first of many.

Royal and Ancient chief executive Martin Slumbers said on the eve of last month's British Open that becoming the year's last major was not a worry for officials.

Jack Nicklaus, an 18-time major victor said it "should be a good thing for the game of golf", while 14-time major victor Tiger Woods tweeted his support, saying: " Really like and support decision by PGA and the Tour.

Jordan Spieth may have the chance to complete a career Grand Slam at the US PGA Champonship this week, but Rich Beem thinks Rory McIlroy will beat the American to the feat.

But while McIlroy has failed to truly contend for another major title since, Spieth won the Masters and US Open in 2015, missed out on a play-off for the Open at St Andrews by a single shot and then finished second to Jason Day in the US PGA. I can reassess how these couple of weeks have gone with Harry on the bag.

RORY McILROY admits a fifth major title is long overdue as he seeks a third US PGA victory.

Rickie Fowler (+1700) is the only other golfer under +2000.

Adam Hadwin is +14800 with Graham DeLaet +23800. It was his third Top 5 of 2017.

4 - Walter Hagen won the championship four years in succession from 1924, when it was played as a match play event. Visit SportsLine now to see the full PGA Championship projected leaderboard from the model that's called the winners of all three majors and find out. He has been unable to make an impact at the big events, finishing tied for 54th at the British Open, tied for 56th at The Players and missing the cut at the U.S. Open.

Mackenzie Hughes is +30900.

Dustin Johnson plays a shot during a practice round prior to the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club. No Canadian has won the PGA Championship.

The last time it was played in May was 1949, when Sam Snead won at Hermitage Country Club in Virginia.

McIlroy added: "I can't really think about that [longer term] until next week, until I have a week off".

After all, Tom Watson was 32 and Arnold Palmer was 31 when they first went to the PGA Championship with a chance to get the career slam. Go with Hadwin as the top Canadian.

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