A chance to ‘shine on a world stage’
The multiyear effort to bring off the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club ended with delivery of the Wanamaker Trophy and the winner’s payout of roughly $1.4 million to champion Jason Dufner. The Rochester Business Journal surveyed a few local business leaders for their reflections on the recently completed event.
Dufner’s double bogey and why he’s a champion
Jason Dufner’s recovery on No. 5 in the third round was the shot of the 95th PGA Championship–or at least the shot that saved his chance to win it.
Dufner earns first major with two-stroke win at PGA Championship
Two years after he gave up a lead and lost to Keegan Bradley in a playoff for the PGA Championship, Jason Dufner on Sunday claimed the same title with a final round 2-under-par 68 at Oak Hill Country Club. Jim Furyk finished second, two strokes back.
Furyk overtakes Dufner, grabs one-shot PGA Championship lead
Jim Furyk notched his second straight 68 Saturday and heads into Sunday’s final round of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club with a one-shot lead.
Record-tying 63 gives Dufner two-shot lead at PGA Championship
Jason Dufner set a new competitive course record at Oak Hill Country Club’s East Course and tied the all-time low score in a major championship Friday, shooting a 63.
Furyk, Scott share first-round lead at Oak Hill
Jim Furyk and Adam Scott shot opening round 65s—5-under par—and shared the lead Thursday at the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford.
Drawing a crowd: Rochester and Oak Hill once again shine hosting the PGA Championship
Rochester has reinforced its reputation as a golf hot spot, with ticket revenues for the 2013 PGA Championship the fourth-highest in the last 18 years, a PGA of America representative said at midweek.
Mickelson is readers’ pick to win 95th PGA title
The plurality of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll-30 percent-predict Phil Mickelson will win the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club.
Final day of PGA practice round draws big crowds to Oak Hill
The final practice round before the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford took place Wednesday, as golfers took their last opportunity to get used to the course before action starts on Thursday.
Oak Hill in ‘fantastic shape,’ Woods says
One week after expressing concerns about the greens at Oak Hill Country Club, Tiger Woods on Tuesday declared “the golf course is in fantastic shape,” saying “it’s going to be a great test.”
PGA Championship events underway at Oak Hill
The week of events connected to the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club began Monday.
Guide to the Championship
Nearly a century of glory
Since 1916, the annual PGA Championship has drawn the world’s top players—an unmatched strength of field in professional golf.
A host of major moments
Over the years, Oak Hill Country Club’s East Course has been the proving ground of amateur and professional champions.
A club rich in history, renown
Oak Hill’s roots trace back 112 years to land where the University of Rochester now sits. The club’s artifacts are windows to the past.
In a class with few others
The son of a Rochester blacksmith, Walter Hagen ranks with the greats of the game. He won the PGA Championship a record five times.
A Hall of Famer takes it all in
This year’s Championship will be Oak Hill pro Craig Harmon’s eighth major with the club, and perhaps his last. “I’m definitely playing out the last few holes of my career,” he says.
Will Tiger be up to the test?
In 2003, Tiger Woods finished tied for 39th. Will this be the year the world’s top player conquers Oak Hill’s East Course and adds another major to his resume?
Key players to watch at Oak Hill
Who will claim the Wanamaker Trophy at Oak Hill in August—one of the world’s top-ranked players or a competitor who few fans recognize?
PGA Champions through the years
A complete list of PGA Championship winners and tournament locations.
Major victories at Oak Hill
A complete list of tournament winners since 1949.
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. Click here for the answers.
Course map and spectator info
The East Course hole by hole
East Course map
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