Tiger Woods lost control of his game — and the grip on his driver — en route to shooting a personal-PGA-worst 7-over 77 in the opening round on Thursday.
Phil Mickelson was solid but not spectacular, shooting an Even-par 280 for the week, good for a T19 finish and a little over $81,000 in prize money.
After years of big talk, Ian Poulter has yet to walk the walk in major championships. Add a T39 finish to the drab resume of the notoriously loud dresser.
Ross Fisher needed two shots to escape the sand at No. 18, as his ball rolled right back onto the beach after this attempt.
Steve Stricker carded a course-record 7-under 63 on Thursday. But the Wisconsin native failed to win his first major championship, settling for a T12 finish instead.
One of the exciting young players on Tour, Jason Day disappointed at "Glory's Last Shot" — missing the cut by one stroke after runner-up finishes at this year's Masters and U.S. Open.
Adam Scott was unable to take back-to-back tournaments — after winning the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. But he and caddy Steve Williams did team up for a solo seventh-place finish while Tiger presumably watched at home on TV.
The reigning U.S. Open champion injured his wrist after hitting a root with an iron on the third hole of the PGA Championship. But young Rory McIlroy showed the heart of a champion, wrapping and icing the wrist for four painful days in Atlanta.
The 18-year-old Italian phenom Matteo Manassero wowed the crowd with a 2-under 68 on Thursday before finishing a solid T37 in his PGA Championship debut.
Miguel Angel Jimenez
The Mechanic needed a tune up on Sunday at Atlanta Athletic Club, as Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 7-over 77 to take himself out of contention.
The man appropriately named Dufner fell apart after hitting the water on No. 15. After shooting a cool, calm and collected 4-under through 14 holes on Sunday, Jason Dufner collapsed to shoot 3-over on Nos. 15-18. Then, the Auburn alum fell to PGA Champion Keegan Bradley in a three-hole playoff.
The emotional 25-year-old rookie Keegan Bradley celebrated a victory in his major championship debut — joining 2003 British Open champ Ben Curtis and 1913 U.S. Open winner Francis Ouimet as the only men to start 1-for-1 in majors.
The son of a PGA pro and the nephew of a World Golf Hall of Famer, Keegan Bradley is the latest name to be engraved on the PGA Championship's iconic Wanamaker Trophy.
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