And the last shall be first. The PGA Championship, for so long the fourth of golf’s four majors — both by schedule and, in the eyes of some stuffy golf types, prestige — now gets the marquee treatment as golf’s only major technically taking place during the 2019-20 season.
This week’s PGA kicks off an unprecedented seven-majors-in-12-months run for golf. Even if we’re still a little bit uncertain and tentative here, it’s still major. Brooks Koepka will be going for a three-peat, Tiger Woods will be going for the outright career PGA Tour victories mark, and everyone else will be looking for one of those career-defining wins. This’ll be fun.
How will this PGA Championship be different?
After a single year in the newly scheduled month of May, the PGA Championship returns to the sweltering month of August. Only difference is, this time the schedule change wasn’t by choice. The