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Rochester Business Ethics Award finalists are profiled

D4 LLC Ethics is crucial at D4 LLC, which provides electronic discovery, computer forensics and litigation support services to Am Law 200 firms and Fortune 1000 companies.   "The nature of our business is that we have to be sensitive ...

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PGA Championship: A host of major moments

Through the decades, Oak Hill Country Club has established itself as Rochester’s crown jewel of sports venues-the Flower City’s version of Fenway Park, Lambeau Field and Augusta National. And the 10 major tournaments it has hosted are a major reason ...

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PGA Championship: Key players to watch at Oak Hill

Who will claim the Wanamaker Trophy at Oak Hill Country Club in August-one of the world’s top-ranked players or a competitor who, like Rich Beem or Shaun Micheel, will emerge from obscurity to take the prize? The answer will come ...

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PGA Championship: Oak Hill Country Club holes

HOLE 1            Par 4 – 460 yards For the PGA Championship in 2003, the opening hole was lengthened by 20 to 30 yards by moving the tee back so it shares the teeing area with the 14th hole-making what Ben ...

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PGA Championship: In a class with few others

In a local newspaper poll conducted in the early 1990s, readers selected Jeff Sluman as the greatest golfer in Rochester history.   Walter Hagen finished a distant second.   The random voting reflected the popularity of Sluman, who at the ...

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The 95th PGA Championship Oak Hill Country Club East Course

Oak Hill Country Club was the first to host a half-dozen of the most prestigious championship golf events: the Ryder Cup, U.S. Open Championship, U.S. Senior Open Championship, U.S. Amateur Championship, Senior PGA Championship and PGA Championship. Oak Hill’s famed ...

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PGA Championship: A club rich in history, renown

In her office at the top of Oak Hill Country Club’s signature turret, next to an attic filled with golf-related memorabilia, staff curator Mary Szpak tends the club’s artifacts.   It is her job to collect, preserve and display items ...

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Will Tiger be up to the test?

Remember when Tiger Woods’ biggest problem was that he couldn’t win a Grand Slam in the same year, despite owning all four majors titles from the 2000 U.S. Open to the 2001 Masters?   Have you forgotten that mysterious "Tiger ...

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PGA Championship spectator information

General information Visit pgachampionship.com or go to Facebook.com/pgachampionship | [email protected] Public parking All spectators should use the free public parking lots at Monroe Community College (Blue Lot) and Rochester Technology Park (Grey Lot). Carpooling is highly encouraged. Shuttle hours Shuttles ...

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Nearly a century of glory

The year was 1916. Department store owner Rodman Wanamaker thought the fledgling PGA of America-formed that April-needed an annual championship similar to the British News of the World Tournament. A savvy businessman, he also thought success of the new players ...

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A Hall of Famer takes it all in

Most mornings, Craig Harmon is like most commuters on their way to work. The venerable Oak Hill Country Club teaching pro is preoccupied with thoughts of impending tasks, from fixing the hitch in a golfer’s swing to ordering 50 new ...

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PGA Championship: A PGA Championship history quiz

Do you think you know the history of the PGA Championship and Oak Hill Country Club? Here’s a chance to put your knowledge to the test. The answers are on page 28. 1. In the first PGA Championship in 1926, ...

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PGA Championship: Quiz answers

1. $500 2. $1,445,000 3. 1917-18 and 1943 4. Gene Sarazen 5. 1957 6. Arnold Palmer, in 1964 7. 1988 8. Runner-up, in 2006 9. Walter Hagen 10. 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007 11. 99 12. Donald Ross 13. The East ...

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PGA Championship: PGA Champions through the years

The inaugural PGA Championship was played in 1916 at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, N.Y. The following is a complete list of PGA Championship winners and tournament locations.   2012 Rory McIlroy, The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, S.C. 2011 Keegan Bradley, Atlanta ...

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PGA Championship: Major victories at Oak Hill

Tournament  Winner 2008 Senior PGA Jay Haas 2003 PGA Shaun Micheel 1998 U.S. Amateur Hank Kuehne 1995 Ryder Cup Europe 1989 U.S. Open Curtis Strange 1984 U.S. Senior Open Miller Barber 1980 PGA Jack Nicklaus 1968 U.S. Open Lee Trevino 1956 U.S. Open Cary Middlecoff 1949 U.S. Amateur Charles Coe      ...

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